Barbara Boyd writes about technology, gardens, food, and travel. She's the co-author (with Joe Hutsko) of iPhone All-In-One for Dummies (1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions) and Macs All-In-One for Dummies, (3rd and 4th editions). Barbara wrote iCloud and iTunes Match In A Day for Dummies and AARP iPad: Tech to Connect. Barbara also co-wrote The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pinterest Marketing with Christine Martinez. She's written for ChilePepper Magazine, Islands, and BeeCulture.
Barbara worked at Apple from 1985 to 1990, followed by jobs in marketing and publishing at IDG (International Data Group) and later for a small San Francisco design firm. In 1998, she left the corporate world to study Italian, write, and teach.
Barbara divides her time between city life in Rome and country life on an olive farm in Calabria. She stays busy writing, keeping up with technology, growing olives, and making pizza.