Media praise for iPod: The Missing Manual
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"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- , Bangkok Post
"The iPod is deceptive in its sleek design, compact size, and minimal consumer packaging. It looks simple and uncomplicated, yet all of its various models contain a tightly packaged array of high technology that requires a learned owner in order to enjoy maximum benefit. Here is the book that both shows and tells how to accomplish the activities that will open all of the capabilities, of all of the current iPod models, including the iPod Touch. (Reprinted with permission from The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing, copyright 2007, Graphic Dimensions, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL.)"
-- , The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing
"Reading this book is a must for iPod users. Most uses are thought to be limited to music or audio books, but a review takes it far beyond. This book closely ties in with iTunes. It also demonstrates its use for photos, videos, calendars, schedules, address book, clock and stop watch, games, portable hard drives and others. It clearly explains how to install, amend and delete entire playlists plus shopping the iTunes store. Its chapter on maintenance, battery charging and preservation is a must read. "
-- , Macs West
"This book is small, but it is packed with useful information, formatted in such a way as to be able to quickly find what you want or need to know. It covers set up, iTunes, and how to work with Nano, Shuffle, and video iPods. Once the basics of working with iTunes and your iPod are covered, then there is in-depth information on music, but also videos, pictures, audiobooks, podcasts, etc. There is even a section on things like battery replacement, speakers, accessories, etc. The book is an easy read (I read it on vacation) as well as a really hand reference."
-- , Northwest Apple Pickers
"Pogue, the New York Times computer columnist, is among the world's best explainers."
-- , co-founder of Wired
"The manual goes way beyond loading music. Users can become experts in podcasts, loading videos and photos, creating customized playlists and going deep into explaining the settings to customize them for your needs. Ever try to burn a playlist on a CD and end up giving up? And where is the music stored on my computer? These and many more topics are explained in great detail along with user-friendly color graphics to help understand what the authors are saying."
-- , Star-Telegram
"Forget looking at that skimpy manual that came with your iPod! Whether you are discovering the features of that new iPod you received for the holidays or just want to know whats new with the newest generation of iPods, iPod: The Missing Manual is for you."
-- , Apple Pickers Macintosh User Group
"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Incorporated
"A worthwhile addition to an iPod purchase. "