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iPhone: The Missing Manual, 8th Edition by David Pogue

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The Missing Credits

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David Pogue (author, illustrator, indexer) is the founder of Yahoo Tech (yahootech.com), a job for which he was groomed by 13 years of writing the weekly tech column for The New York Times.

He’s also a monthly columnist for Scientific American, a two-time Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, the host of several NOVA miniseries on PBS, and the creator of the Missing Manual series. He’s written or co-written 75 books, including 30 in this series, six in the For Dummies line (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music), two novels (one for middle-schoolers), and The World According to Twitter. In his other life, David is a former Broadway show conductor, a magician, and a funny public speaker. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Nicki, and three awesome children.

Links to his columns and videos await at www.davidpogue.com. He welcomes feedback about his books by email at .

Julie Van Keuren (copy editor, indexer) quit her newspaper job in 2006 and moved to Montana to live the freelance-editing dream. She and her husband, M.H. (who’s living the novel-writing dream), have two teenage sons, Dexter and Michael. Email: .

Phil Simpson (design and layout) runs his graphic design business from Southbury, Connecticut. His work includes corporate branding, publication design, communications support, and advertising. In his free time he is a homebrewer, ice cream maker, wannabe woodworker, and is on a few tasting panels. He lives with his wife and four great felines. Email: .

Rich Koster (technical reviewer). The iPhone became Rich’s first cellphone the very first evening it was sold by Apple. It’s been his faithful electronic companion through the years since, being replaced by new iPhone versions as they came out. From the start, he began corresponding with David Pogue, sharing tips, tricks, and observations; eventually, David asked him to be the beta reader of the first edition of iPhone: The Missing Manual—and hired him as the tech editor of subsequent editions. Rich is a husband, father, graphics artist, writer, and Disney fan (@DisneyEcho on Twitter).

Acknowledgments

The Missing Manual series is a joint venture between the dream team introduced on these pages and O’Reilly Media. I’m grateful to all of them, especially to designer Phil Simpson, prose queen Julie Van Keuren, and the astonishingly knowledgeable Rich Koster, who make up the core of the iPhone Missing Manual team.

A few other friends did massive favors for this book. Apple’s Trudy Muller was incredibly generous in chasing down elusive technical answers. Philip Michaels did an expert job of writing up the Game Center. O’Reilly’s Brian Sawyer accommodated my chaotic schedule without once threatening to break my kneecaps. Sébastien Page (iDownloadBlog.com) let me use his SIM-card photo. And my incredible assistant Jan Carpenter kept me from falling apart like wet Kleenex.

The work done on previous editions lives on in this one; for that, I’m still grateful to my fellow New York Times columnist Jude Biersdorfer, my 2010 summer intern Matt Gibstein, Apple’s Teresa Brewer, and the inimitable Brian Jepson.

Thanks to David Rogelberg and Tim O’Reilly for believing in the idea, and above all, to Nicki, Kell, Tia, and Jeffrey. They make these books—and everything else—possible.

—David Pogue

The Missing Manual Series

Missing Manuals are witty, superbly written guides to computer products that don’t come with printed manuals (which is just about all of them). Each book features a handcrafted index, cross-references to specific page numbers (not just see Chapter 14), and an ironclad promise never to put an apostrophe in the possessive pronoun “its.”

Here’s a sampling of current and upcoming titles: (The complete list awaits at www.missingmanuals.com/library.html.)

For the Mac

For the Mac

  • OS X Yosemite: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

  • OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

  • AppleScript: The Missing Manual by Adam Goldstein

  • FileMaker Pro 13: The Missing Manual by Susan Prosser and Stuart Gripman

  • iMovie: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and Aaron Miller

  • iPhoto: The Missing Manual by David Pogue and Lesa Snider

  • iWork: The Missing Manual by Jessica Thornsby and Josh Clark

  • Office 2011: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

  • Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Yosemite Edition by David Pogue

  • Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by Lesa Snider

  • Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider

  • Photoshop Elements 13: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

For Windows

  • Windows 8.1: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

  • Windows 7: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

  • Access 2013: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

  • Excel 2013: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

  • Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

  • Office 2013: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner and Matthew MacDonald

  • QuickBooks 2105: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

  • Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by Lesa Snider

  • Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider

  • Photoshop Elements 13: The Missing Manual by Barbara Brundage

Electronics

  • David Pogue’s Digital Photography: The Missing Manual

  • Galaxy S5: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

  • Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

  • iPhone App Development: The Missing Manual by Craig Hockenberry

  • iPad: The Missing Manual, Eighth Edition by David Pogue

  • iPod: The Missing Manual, Eleventh Edition by J.D. Biersdorfer & David Pogue

  • Kindle Fire HD: The Missing Manual by Peter Meyers

  • Fire Phone: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

  • Netbooks: The Missing Manual by J.D. Biersdorfer

  • NOOK HD: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

  • Motorola Xoom: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

Web Technologies

  • Adobe Edge Animate: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

  • Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual, Third Edition by Matthew MacDonald

  • CSS3: The Missing Manual, Third Edition, by David Sawyer McFarland

  • Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual. Second Edition by David Sawyer McFarland and Chris Grover

  • Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland

  • Flash CS6: The Missing Manual by Chris Grover

  • Google+: The Missing Manual by Kevin Purdy

  • HTML5: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

  • JavaScript & jQuery: The Missing Manual, Third Edition by David Sawyer McFarland

  • PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by Brett McLaughlin

  • WordPress: The Missing Manual, by Matthew MacDonald

Life

  • Buying a Home: The Missing Manual by Nancy Conner

  • Personal Investing: The Missing Manual by Bonnie Biafore

  • Your Brain: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

  • Your Body: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

  • Your Money: The Missing Manual by J.D. Roth

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