David Pogue

David Pogue

Westport, Connecticut

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.

iMovie: The Missing Manual iMovie: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, Aaron Miller
May 2014
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

iPhoto: The Missing Manual iPhoto: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, Lesa Snider
May 2014
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $29.99

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mavericks Edition
by David Pogue
February 2014
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $25.99

OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
December 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
November 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Seventh Edition October 2013
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $19.99

Windows 8: The Missing Manual Windows 8: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
February 2013
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Sixth Edition November 2012
OUT OF PRINT

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition
by David Pogue
September 2012
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $29.99

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
August 2012
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition
by David Pogue
March 2012
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $29.99

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Fifth Edition December 2011
Ebook: $19.99

Mac OS X Lion: The Missing Manual Mac OS X Lion: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
October 2011
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

iMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual iMovie '11 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
by Aaron Miller, David Pogue
April 2011
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, Lesa Snider
March 2011
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

iPod: The Missing Manual iPod: The Missing Manual
by J.D. Biersdorfer
Ninth Edition October 2010
Ebook: $15.99

iPhone UK: The Missing Manual iPhone UK: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Fourth Edition September 2010
Ebook: $19.99

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Fourth Edition August 2010
Ebook: $19.99

View and Manage Your Photos on the iPad: The Mini Missing Manual View and Manage Your Photos on the iPad: The Mini Missing Manual
by J.D. Biersdorfer
May 2010
Ebook: $4.99

Windows 7: The Missing Manual Windows 7: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
March 2010
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition
by David Pogue
December 2009
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

iPod: The Missing Manual iPod: The Missing Manual
by J.D. Biersdorfer, David Pogue
Eighth Edition November 2009
Ebook: $15.99

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
October 2009
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

iPhone UK: The Missing Manual iPhone UK: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Third Edition August 2009
Ebook: $19.99

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Third Edition August 2009
Ebook: $19.99

iPhone UK: The Missing Manual iPhone UK: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Second Edition June 2009
Ebook: $24.99

iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, J.D. Biersdorfer
April 2009
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

iMovie '09 & iDVD: The Missing Manual iMovie '09 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, Aaron Miller
April 2009
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
January 2009
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $19.99

Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual
by Lesa Snider
December 2008
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $39.99

iPod: The Missing Manual iPod: The Missing Manual
by J.D. Biersdorfer, David Pogue
Seventh Edition October 2008
Ebook: $19.99

iPhone UK: The Missing Manual iPhone UK: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Second Edition September 2008
OUT OF PRINT

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Second Edition August 2008
Ebook: $19.99

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition
by David Pogue
February 2008
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

iPhoto '08: The Missing Manual iPhoto '08: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, Derrick Story
January 2008
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

iPhone UK: The Missing Manual iPhone UK: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
December 2007
OUT OF PRINT

Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
December 2007
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

iMovie '08 & iDVD: The Missing Manual iMovie '08 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
October 2007
Print: $39.99

iPod: The Missing Manual iPod: The Missing Manual
by J.D. Biersdorfer, David Pogue
Sixth Edition October 2007
Ebook: $15.99

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
August 2007
Ebook: $19.99

Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
January 2007
Print: $19.99
Ebook: $15.99

Windows Vista: The Missing Manual Windows Vista: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
December 2006
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

The Internet: The Missing Manual The Internet: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, J.D. Biersdorfer
July 2006
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $19.99

iMovie 6 & iDVD: The Missing Manual iMovie 6 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
May 2006
Print: $34.99

iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue, Derrick Story
Fifth Edition March 2006
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

Windows XP for Starters: The Missing Manual Windows XP for Starters: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
November 2005
Print: $19.95
Ebook: $15.99

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition
by David Pogue, Adam Goldstein
September 2005
Print: $24.95
Ebook: $19.99

iLife '05: The Missing Manual iLife '05: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
August 2005
Print: $29.95
Ebook: $23.99

GarageBand 2: The Missing Manual GarageBand 2: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
August 2005
Print: $24.95
Ebook: $19.99

Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition
by David Pogue
July 2005
Print: $49.99
Ebook: $42.99

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David Pogue Shares More of His Favorite Leopard Tips

January 15 2009

David Pogue, author of Mac OS X Leopard: The Missing Manual shares some more of his favorite Leopard Tips Here's a nifty keyboard shortcut: You can cycle through windows in one program without using the mouse. Just press ~... read more

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Webcast: The Top 5 Features of Windows 8
March 20, 2013
In this live webcast David Pogue provides technical insight, lots of wit, and hardnosed objectivity to help you hit the ground running with Microsoft's new OS.

Webcast: Mac OS X Lion: Pogue's Take
November 02, 2011
Author David Pogue is deeply immersed in Apple's latest. He's ready to share the juiciest morsels of Lionized goodness that he discovered on his months-long journey through the new Mac OS X's innards.

Webcast: OS X Mountain Lion and iPhone 5: Pogue's Take
October 11, 2012
Author David Pogue is ready to share the juiciest morsels of Lionized goodness that he discovered on his months-long journey through the new Mac OS X's innards.

"The color sidebars of information and keys to software make this at-a-glance manual a 'must' for any iPhone user."
--James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: California Bookwatch, The Computer Shelf, March 2012, Volume 7, Number 3

"It's a powerful pick for any iPod user and should be the 'bible' accompanying any new user's purchase!"
--James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review: The Bookwatch, The Computer Shelf, March 2012, Volume 7, Number 3

"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. David’s unique writing style has made this a humorous and intuitive guide to one of the world’s most addictive and popular computers."
--Linda McNeil, Macs@PACS

"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. "
--Judy H, Fresno Mug

"The book is a very informative manual for users of all levels and scores 10/10 in terms of content and value for money."
--Uma Kanagaratnam, BCS

"This is quite possibly the best book David Pogue has ever done. It's certainly the best iphone book."
--John Nemerovski, MyMac Magazine

"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."
--Joseph Kluepfel

"This is the best computer book I know of. It is indispensable for making the transition from Windows to Mac."
--Dave H., Book Bargains and Previews

"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. "
--Christin Deville, Game Vortex

"Still the OS X book to have if you’re only having one."
--Charles Moore, Applelinks

"If you own a Mac, you need a copy of Mac OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual."
--Lisa Martin, Lisa Reviews

"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."
--John Suda, Amazon.com

"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."
--Brett Merkey, Amazon.com

"The author’s (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."
--L. McNeil, BookPushinCats

"The text of this book is wonderful, insightful, and helpful...This is certainly my go-to book for this program."
--Harvey C., Book Bargains and Previews

"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."
--Ira Laefsky, Amazon.com

"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."
--Tom Piper, appleJAC Macintosh Users Group

"The author knows his subject, and users, especially insecure ones, will save a lot of grief with this book."
--Mark A. Kellner, The Washington Times

"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."
--John "Nemo" Nemerovski, appminute.com

"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."
--Maria O. Arguello, NCMUG Newsletter