David Pogue

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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.

iPhone: The Missing Manual iPhone: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Sixth Edition November 2012
Print: $24.99
Ebook: $20.00

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: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
August 2012
Print: $34.99
Ebook: $27.99

Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition
by David Pogue
March 2012
Print: $29.99
Ebook: $23.99

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
Print: $24.99
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
Print: $24.99
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
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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 Mac OS X: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
July 2005
Print: $29.95
Ebook: $20.99

iMovie HD & iDVD 5: The Missing Manual iMovie HD & iDVD 5: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
April 2005
Print: $29.95

iPhoto 5: The Missing Manual iPhoto 5: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue , Derrick Story
Fourth Edition March 2005
Print: $29.95

Windows XP Home Edition: The Missing Manual Windows XP Home Edition: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Second Edition December 2004
Print: $24.95
Ebook: $19.99

Windows XP Pro: The Missing Manual Windows XP Pro: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue , Craig Zacker , L.J. Zacker
Second Edition November 2004
Print: $34.99

iLife '04: The Missing Manual iLife '04: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
September 2004
OUT OF PRINT

iMovie 4 & iDVD: The Missing Manual iMovie 4 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
Fourth Edition August 2004
OUT OF PRINT

GarageBand: The Missing Manual GarageBand: The Missing Manual
by David Pogue
June 2004
OUT OF PRINT

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Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: Cirago iAlert Tag and Cobra Tag

December 19 2012

If you leave your keys somewhere, the phone beeps to alert you as you walk away. Or vice versa. That's exactly the point of the Cirago iAlert tag and the similar but more polished Cobra Tag. read more

The Instagram Muddle

December 19 2012

After saying its terms of service were misunderstood, the Facebook-owned photo app leaves its intentions opaque. read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: The Leash Camera Strap

December 18 2012

An S.L.R. takes beautiful photos, but you pay the price in weight, bulk and awkwardness. The Leash is designed to help. read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: Prank Packs

December 17 2012

Fool your gift recipients into thinking they got some horrible tech gift with Prank Panks, suggests David Pogue. read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: Tagg Pet Tracker

December 14 2012

On the seventh day, David Pogue's gift goes to the dogs: the Tagg Pet Tracker. read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: Sound Oasis Sound Therapy Pillow

December 13 2012

A pillow with speakers inside -- just what Santa ordered. Day 6 in Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets. read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: PowerTrip Charger

December 12 2012

The PowerTrip charger can be charged from three different sources: a wall outlet, a computer's USB jack or the sun. Yes, there's a solar panel on the back for topping off the charge. read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: Pop Bluetooth Handset

December 11 2012

The ingenious Pop Bluetooth phone ($50) is a full-sized handset, looking like it's been freshly snipped from the cord of some rotary phone of old (except that it's available in a choice of bright colors). read more

Pogue's 12 Days of Gadgets: CardNinja Cellphone Case

December 10 2012

David Pogue gives on Day 3: CardNinja, a clever, stretchy-silky backpack for your cellphone. It holds cash and credit cards. Choice of colors, $18. read more

Pogue's Christmas Gadgets: The Zooka Bluetooth Speaker

December 07 2012

Carbon Audio's Zooka speaker is designed like a foot-long tube, made of hard silicone rubber. It pops onto the edge of a tablet or laptop and gives better sound than those devices' tiny speakers. read more

Pogue's Christmas Gadgets: Monopoly, the Zapped Edition

December 06 2012

Here's the first entry in the first week of the first year of a new feature: David Pogue's 12 Gadgets of Christmas. Today's entry: Monopoly Zapped, a version of the game that lets an iPad or iPhone count the money. read more

Apple Rolls Out a Cleaner iTunes

December 01 2012

Apple has introduced the free iTunes 11 for download. It's still the front end for music, videos and iGadgets, and its features and personality are much the same. But the design has been overhauled - deeply, controversially, but, in general, successfully. read more

Laptop Buyers Should Pay Some Attention to the Chromebook

November 29 2012

David Pogue says it's been a long, patient slot for Google to get here, but with year after year of careful tweaks and improvements - and a jaw-dropping $250 price - the Chromebook is finally ready for prime time. read more

You Can Stop Spreading That Facebook Notice Now

November 26 2012

An odd piece of boilerplate text about copyright that has been making the rounds on Facebook is not grounded in reality. read more

Pogue's Mailbag: Tethering, Generators and More

November 15 2012

A sampling from just one day's worth of reader e-mails - an inside look at a technology columnist's job. Topics include tethering to a phone for wireless data on a laptop, the reliability of Drobo storage and unsubscribing from junk mail. read more

What Is a 4G Network?

November 07 2012

Here is the difference between 4G and 4G LTE. read more

How to Keep Electronics Going With No Power

November 01 2012

Muddling through a 10-day stretch without electricity and Internet (not to mention heat or hot water). Sometimes, the technologies that a tech columnist and his family crave most are 100 years old. read more

A Windows 8 Cheat Sheet

October 25 2012

If you install Windows 8, you'll have to learn both environments, like it or not; you can't live in just one environment or the other. So how are you supposed to operate it if you have a nontouch computer? David Pogue provides a cheat sheet. read more

More Advice on Home Data Storage

October 18 2012

Readers weigh in with more advice about backing up data at home. read more

Do We Ban App Distractions, Too?

October 04 2012

David Pogue says he'll still ask Siri to "read my messages" while his attention is on the road. Yes, of course, any kind of distraction is worse than none. But hearing one sentence read aloud seems to be the least of our automotive distractions, he says. read more

Tim Cook's Apology Is an Important Step Forward

September 28 2012

Whatever the story, the Apple chief's apology for the condition of the new maps app conveys a note of humility that has been missing so far. Without it, the Apple Maps fiasco felt even worse than it was. read more

What Makes Google's Maps So Good

September 27 2012

Nobody ever raved about Google's mapping app for phones until they saw how hard it was for Apple to come up with a rival. Conversations with executives at Google make clear that the company's maps represent years and years of hand-tuning and manual effort. read more

New iOS 6 Loses Google Maps, but Adds Other Features

September 19 2012

The new Apple iOS 6, available Wednesday, substitutes its own maps for Google Maps, which may disappoint some people, but David Pogue says the other features make it worth downloading. read more

A Case for Watching Movies on a Phone

September 17 2012

What's wrong with watching a movie on a smartphone? David Pogue defends the practice. read more

The Cost of Adapters Adds Up

September 13 2012

The cost of adapters for iPhone chargers can add up fast. read more

Google Glass and the Future of Technology

September 13 2012

David Pogue tries out a pair of Google glasses (Google calls it Google Glass) and is impressed by the early prototype. read more

The iPhone 5: My First Impressions

September 12 2012

Bigger screen, longer battery life, more sophisticated camera, better sound. Overall, Apple seems to have put its focus on the important things you want in an app phone. read more

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: Mac OS X Lion: Pogue's Take
November 02, 2011
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free Even before it's been published, Mac OS X Lion: The Missing Manual is the #1 bestselling Mac book (thanks to preorders). Author David Pogue is deeply immersed in Apple's latest. He's ready to share the...

Webcast: OS X Mountain Lion and iPhone 5: Pogue's Take
October 11, 2012
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free Watch the webcast in its original format > David Pogue, author of OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual and the upcoming iPhone: The Missing Manual, 6th Ed., is deeply immersed in Apple's latest...

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Podcast Automator Automation - David Pogue's Podcast #3
Publish Date: Aug. 9, 2005

Listen to David Pogue cover Automator workflows that can help save on computing time. Learn how to use Automator to automate backups, zip up applications, and set alarms for automatic processing. (4 minutes, 26 seconds)

Podcast Dashboard Widgets - David Pogue's Podcast #2
Publish Date: Aug. 3, 2005

Listen to David Pogue cover Dashboard Widgets--what they are, how to use the Widget Bar, and what Widgets can do for you. He provides tips on some of the crazy and fun widgets available for free download. (6 minutes)

Podcast All About Spotlight - David Pogue's Podcast #1
Publish Date: Jul. 22, 2005

Listen to David Pogue's secret Tiger tips for Spotlight super searches--how to use spotlight to help access your data faster, streamline searches, and even launch applications faster. (7 minutes, 6.6 MB)

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"...a must-buy book for any employees encountering the Mac for the first time."
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