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.
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Mountain Lion Edition
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Lion Edition
View and Manage Your Photos on the iPad: The Mini Missing Manual
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition
David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition
Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Tiger Edition
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May 09 2013A publisher's decision to remove copy protection from its e-books revives a debate over whether such features hurt or help revenue -- and not just for books. read more
May 02 2013Some travel notes from Europe, where an American discovers a different technological world. read more
April 25 2013The BlackBerry Q10 has the classic BlackBerry design: half-height screen above, physical keyboard below. read more
April 04 2013Many readers are thrilled by T-Mobile’s new policies. But there is, as always, a sizable crowd who object. read more
April 01 2013It's April Fool's Day, and companies from Google to Virgin Atlantic have put up great jokes on the Web. Check out Nokia's new line of microwave ovens and Twitter's decision to eliminate all vowels on its free service to pack more information into those 140-character messages. read more
March 28 2013A $13 program called Reflector transmits the video image from your iPhone, iPod or iPad to your Macintosh or PC for easy recording or projecting. It's a great help for anyone making videos or trying to conduct a presentation. read more
March 21 2013A column about LED light bulbs generated a lot of reader e-mail, probably because LED represents change. And change is always scary. David Pogue addresses some reader concerns. read more
March 15 2013TiVo, a maker of digital video recorders, responds to David Pogue's criticism of its $6 monthly charge for its Mini device, which allows customers to access their TiVo content from a second TV. read more
March 14 2013Among other questions raised by proposals from Apple and Amazon for e-book resales is this one: When a resold digital book is just as good as a new one, what happens to prices? read more
February 28 2013Google's latest offering, the Chromebook Pixel, is just a bit baffling. read more
February 23 2013My post about the relationship between sensor size and soft-focus background drew about 100 comments from people trying to make sense of a complex topic. read more
February 21 2013David Pogue analyzes the debate on blurry photo backgrounds and how cameras get them. read more
February 07 2013David Pogue is mystified why Windows 8 forces a user to search for nearly everything. read more
January 15 2009David 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
David Pogue, author of Windows 8: The Missing Manual, is deeply immersed in Microsoft's latest operating system. He's ready to share the juiciest morsels of Microsoft's completely reimagined graphical user interface designed to run on tablets as well...
Webcast: Mac OS X Lion: Pogue's Take
November 02, 2011
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 juiciest morsels of Lionized goodness that he...
Webcast: OS X Mountain Lion and iPhone 5: Pogue's Take
October 11, 2012
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. He's ready to share the juiciest morsels of Lionized goodness. And David will also share his ...
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)
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)
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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