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iLife '11 - Now With Better Print Services

There are a few books that I’m working on for the holidays. I always give my wife a book of photo favorites taken of the kids throughout the year. I am also working on a vacation book for my parents. In addition to the books, my wife wants me to spin off a few calendars this year too.

I started working on them using iLife ’09, but seeing the new features added to iLife ’11....I just had to drop $50 to get the new version. The new enhancements made to the print services is too good to pass up.

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I’m sooo glad Apple finally decided to pay some more attention to their print services. I always though that the books feature was treated like an afterthought.

The new fullscreen feature is awesome and it makes it really easy to get a better feel for how the overlook of you book is coming.

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My parent’s “Vacation in Rome” book is turning out great. Using my Google Ninja skills I managed to find most of the tourist attractions they went to using Google Maps. I could then search for interesting facts and history for each location and add them to the book.

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After I finished the book, I submitted my order and waited for it to arrive in the mail. As with previous books, it arrived in a nice Apple-branded slip-sleeve.

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The print quality is great and it’ll make an awesome one-of-a-kind Christmas present.

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They’re going to love it!

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