Media praise for The Internet: The Missing Manual
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"Everyone who uses a computer knows about the Internet: but how many know how to search with an eye to uncovering winners and avoiding junk? Learn how to use the Internet tools the pros use and the ways they use them with THE INERNET: THE MISSING MANUAL. Chapters cover everything from locating movies and music download sites to social networking and Internet telephony. All options are surveyed including common traps and tricks for overcoming them. A must' for any who use the Internet regularly."
-- , Midwest Book review
"...I feel that [this book] has a lot of useful information. This is the first non-technical (meaning it will appeal to non-Geeks!), largely platform agnostic manual on the Internet that I have come across, and frankly, I find it at least as - if not more so - interesting to read as a depiction of our current society than as a technical work. My copy is another one of those books that I know will get passed on from friend to friend, and hopefully each one will get something useful out of it. If you do get a copy for yourself, don't then be disappointed if the same thing happens to yours - it's one of those books that demands to be shared. Personally I'd love to see a copy of it on the shelves of every school library, and it wouldn't do any harm if our public library system followed suit."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Inc., Austrailia
"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- , Bangkok Post
"...I must say that what was covered for the new internet user was well written and worth reading. "
-- , KnowProSE
"The Internet has gotten so big and spawned so many different technologies over the past fifteen years alone, that it can be a big challenge to keep up with the constant changes. All of them are documented in this book...There are countless books available about the Internet and its many forms, but this is a great book to have if you need a well-written all purpose book about the 'Net."
-- , Amazon.com
"This is a handy book to have by your computer, and a good book to have if you need clarification about the internet. Explanations are straightforward, and easy to follow and understand, especially when diagrams and pictures are shown. The authors have taken the confusion and fear out of the internet. The knowledge contained in this book will give you confidence to use the internet to its fullest potential- and in a safe and smart way!"
-- , TCM Reviews
"There are a lot of good books, but I keep returning to the Missing Manual series because they are inexpensive, easy to read and full of cool tricks and tips."
-- , The South Bay Apple Mac User Group
"Everyone who uses a computer knows about the Internet: but how many know how to search with an eye to uncovering winners and avoiding junk? Learn how to use the Internet tools the pros use and the ways they use them with The Internet: The Missing Manual. Chapters cover everything from locating movies and music download sites to social networking and Internet telephony. All options are surveyed including common traps and tricks for overcoming them. A 'must' for any who use the Internet regularly."
-- , Bookwatch/California Bookwatch
"A wonderfully helpful book revealing all that the Internet offers. It is a valuable resource for experienced Web surfers as well as those new to the on-line environment. The authors clearly and skillfully tell and show the wide range of resources that await on-line. Every reader is sure to learn something new."
-- , The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing
"This "Missing Manual" is a compact and thorough source book of most everything you need to know about accessing and using the Internet. Once reading it through, it should be kept handy on a nearby shelf and consulted as needed. Since the book is so encyclopedic, I did not write about any of the subjects it covers. There are too many, and limiting the review to some of them would short-change the others. There is something there for everyone. All one has to do is look it up."
-- , Main Line Macintosh Users Group (MLMUG)
"I have never seen a manual for any program, hardware or OS which is anywhere close to this series in its helpfulness to the reader. Anyone other than the well trained techs can find this book valuable."
-- , Des Moines Macintosh User's Group
"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Incorporated