iPhone: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: October 2013
Pages: 600

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In iOS 7, Apple gave the iPhone the most radical makeover in its history. The new software is powerful, sleek, and a perfect companion to the iPhone 5s and 5c—but it’s wildly different. Fortunately, David Pogue is back with an expanded edition of his witty, full-color guide: the world’s most popular iPhone book.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • The iPhone 5s. This book unearths all the secrets of the newest iPhone—faster chip,dual-color flash, fingerprint scanner, and more—and its colorful companion, the 5c.
  • The iOS 7 software. Older iPhones gain Control Center, AirDrop, iTunes Radio, free Internet phone calls, and about 197 more new features. This book covers it all.
  • The apps. That catalog of 1,000,000 add-on programs makes the iPhone’s phone features almost secondary. Now you’ll know how to find, manage, and exploit those apps.

The iPhone may be the world’s coolest computer, but it’s still a computer, with all of a computer’s complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone addict.

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    4.0

    Answered many of my Questions.

    By Richard

    from Yuba City, CA.

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      As a Reference guide

       
      4.0

      What's needed is all there, but it's a g

      By DWR

      from Milan, Italy

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        Comments about oreilly iPhone: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition:

        This has everything you need, but even with Missing Manual signposting you have to have a (good) read to find it. The most difficult thing for a new iPhone user is that the telephone function is not like any other telephone's, and maybe a little more on the basic telephone software architecture, still in glorious Missing Manual prose, would help to orientate before diving into the detail.

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        5.0

        Great manual; handy to view it onscreen

        By Free Willy

        from Santa Fe, NM

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          Comments about oreilly iPhone: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition:

          I tried the physical book, but handling it and the iPhone at the same time was problematic. Having the manual displayed on my desktop screen works much better. I am learning things that exerienced users don't know about.

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          5.0

          If you are new to iPhone, its a must!

          By rainforest gnome

          from Queensland, Australia

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              Comments about oreilly iPhone: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition:

              I live in an isolated area without neighbours, but with this book I learned fast.
              I have the book and the digital copy. It is an investment not an expense.

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              iPhone: The Missing Manual

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              Comments about oreilly iPhone: The Missing Manual, 7th Edition:

              Excellent reference book to learn obvious and subtle facts about the iPhone. Call me a geek, but I am really enjoying this book for my bedside reading. I learn something new every time I pick the book up. Hubby and I just got our iPhones about a month ago. He is less geeky than me but is really starting to enjoy the iPhone, too. Thanks to David Pogue's tremendous ability to explain complex technology in easy terms, I am really excited by this book. It's great that I can stay up-to-date with new releases -- although I like reading the hard copy on my nightstand.

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