TidBITS Electronic Publishing has announced the release of “Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac,” the latest ebook in its Take Control series. “Long-time podcaster Andy Williams Affleck shares his real-world experience about every step of the process, first helping readers get started by planning their podcast and choosing the right microphone and audio software. Then he provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for recording a podcast using several common pieces of audio software, editing out the awkward bits, mixing in additional audio, encoding the audio file, and adding necessary tags.” The new 70-page ebook is priced at US$10. A free 19-page sample is also available.