iPhone: The Missing Manual
I quickly learned important basics such as how to copy and paste text (you don't double tap as I'd guessed) and how to install new apps. I also learned about a lot of other features I wouldn't even have thought to look for.
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I'd recommend it for someone getting an iPhone, even if just for a reference.
I was hoping I would find solutions to a few really irritating issues I have with the phone. And I did find a couple, though still no good way to do a few fairly essential tasks like forward contacts, copy/paste from one...more
I have been an iPhone owner since the first model. I read blogs all the time about technology. Still, I picked up quite a few tips about my iPhone 5S and iOS 7 as I went through this manual. If you have an iPhone 5, 5C, or 5S but are barely utilizing its features, I can highly recommend this book to you.
I picked up one great tip (how to type punctuation with only one touch); other than that, I already had a good handle on the rest of the information.
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)...more