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Galaxy S5: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

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The Missing Credits

About the Author

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Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S4 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworld, a blogger for ITWorld, and was a founding editor and then editorial director of PC/Computing, executive editor for CNet/ZDNet, and the founding managing editor of PC Week.

He has written about technology for many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, The Dallas Morning News (for whom he wrote a technology column), PC World, and numerous others. As a widely recognized technology expert, he has made many television and radio appearances, including on CBS’s The Early Show, MSNBC, ABC World News Now, and National Public Radio. Under his editorship, PC/Computing was a finalist for General Excellence in the National Magazine Awards. He has also won the “Best Feature in a Computing Publication” award from the Computer Press Association.

Gralla is also the recipient of a Fiction Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife (his two children have flown the coop). He welcomes feedback about his books by email at .

About the Creative Team

Nan Barber (editor) has worked with the Missing Manual series since its inception—long enough to remember booting up her computer from a floppy disk. Email: .

Kara Ebrahim (production editor) lives, works, and plays in Cambridge, MA. She loves graphic design and all things outdoors. Email: .

Yvonne Mills (technical reviewer) is a writer, blogger, and gadget-addicted she-geek, equally comfortable in the corporate world as she is blogging from within a fort made out of her extensive tablet collection. Follow her musings at www.acerbicblonde.com.

Julie Van Keuren (proofreader) quit her newspaper job in 2006 to move to Montana and live the freelancing dream. She and her husband (who is living the novel-writing dream) have two hungry teenage sons. Email: .

Ron Strauss (indexer) specializes in the indexing of information technology publications of all kinds. Ron is also an accomplished classical violist and lives in Northern California with his wife and fellow indexer, Annie, and his miniature pinscher, Kanga. Email: .

Acknowledgements

Many thanks go to my editor, Nan Barber, who not only patiently shepherded this book through the lengthy writing and publishing process, but also provided valuable feedback and sharpened my prose. Thanks also go to Brian Sawyer for making the introduction that ultimately led to this book.

I’d also like to thank all the other folks at O’Reilly who worked on this book, especially Kara Ebrahim, Yvonne Mills, Julie Van Keuren, and Ron Strauss.

—Preston Gralla

The Missing Manual Series

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