David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how- to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "For Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music). In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.
David's web site is www.davidpogue.com.
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"The color sidebars of information and keys to software make this at-a-glance manual a 'must' for any iPhone user."
"It's a powerful pick for any iPod user and should be the 'bible' accompanying any new user's purchase!"
"This book is an owners manual with a get out of jail free card that will help the reader navigate the complexities of syncing, Siri, iCloud, Facetime, or just the simple setup steps of a new owner. Davids unique writing style has made this a humorous and intuitive guide to one of the worlds most addictive and popular computers."
"This is the book that no iPhone user should be without. In his usual informative and witty style, Pogue covers all the bases of using an iPhone and iOS6. The information is relevant to all iPhone models that can use iOS6, namely the 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5. And much of the information about iOS6 carries over to the iPad as well.
"The book is a very informative manual for users of all levels and scores 10/10 in terms of content and value for money."
"This is quite possibly the best book David Pogue has ever done. It's certainly the best iphone book."
"No manual is easy to use, but David Pogue makes the chore more pleasant with his style of mixing humor and tech-speak in providing the information we need."
"This is the best computer book I know of. It is indispensable for making the transition from Windows to Mac."
"There might not be a huge difference in between the Lion book and this one, but there's still enough here to warrant getting this book if you just got Mountain Lion. "
"Still the OS X book to have if youre only having one."
"If you own a Mac, you need a copy of Mac OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual."
"This is a great book for nearly all levels of computer users even advanced users who will get a large handful of Power User Tips and other information on advanced topics including how to install the free developer tools of X11, no longer part of the standard installation."
"It's all here. I am finding this book the cheapest and most reassuring way to make a test run and leaping dive into a new operating system."
"The authors (David Pogue) writing style is clearly written, succinctly worded and peppered with humor throughout the text. It makes it very readable and understandable for everyone from a beginner to an advanced user. This ebook or paperback is very informative, clearly organized, and very thoroughly indexed for retrieval of bits of information."
"The text of this book is wonderful, insightful, and helpful...This is certainly my go-to book for this program."
"A comprehensive guide to computing on the Mac with Apple's OS X Mountain Lion new Operating System. The new features and App Store-only distribution of this OS make this great piece of technical literature more necessary than ever."
"There's something new on practically every page of this new edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Apple's brought a new cat to town, and this great book will help you make get the most out of your investment."
"The author knows his subject, and users, especially insecure ones, will save a lot of grief with this book."
"As usual, David Pogue has done a beautiful job with this book. There are no drawbacks to using this book. It is very, very good, and my go-to for the iPhone."
"Pogue is a master of simplifying very complex technological concepts with a humorous and unique style of his own.... The books is full of undocumented surprises that are sure to delight the reader and propel them to become a Mac power user."
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