"This is a good book! Of course it includes lots of information you won't find in the help files. So, order this book, a copy of Mac OS X Panther, and a Powerbook - it will change your life forever by bringing you a huge step closer to what personal computing should be all about." Information Security Bulletin, February 2004
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. With nearly 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors, having written or co-written seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music), along with several computer-humor books and a technothriller, "Hard Drive" (a New York Times "notable book of the year"). Pogue is also the creator and primary author of the Missing Manual series of complete, funny computer books, a joint venture with O'Reilly & Associates. Titles in the series include Mac OS X, Windows XP, iPod, Microsoft Office, iPhoto, Dreamweaver, iMovie 2, and many others. His Web page is www.davidpogue.com, and his email address is email@example.com.
Macs are wonderful machines, but their ease of use can be deceptive. Most users can figure out how to do basic functions; but there is so much more that can be done with a little... Read morePublished on Aug. 9 2004 by Neil Saravanamuttoo
You know what? English is not my first language, but I speak it fluently. For people like me it is quite annoying when the writer is using "synonyms" option in their word... Read morePublished on May 29 2004 by Nick Schestakov
I'm pretty experienced with OS X, but I knew there were a lot of changes with Panther, so I figured this book was a good buy. Read morePublished on April 27 2004 by Matthew Stratton
I have been using Macs since OS 6 was the operating system. Now, several years and many operating systems later, I finally broke down and purchased this "how-to" Mac... Read morePublished on April 15 2004 by glass1748
David Pogue has definitely gotten the Missing Manual format down pat. His latest endeavor, the fourth in his Mac OS series, Mac OS X: The Missing Manual (Panther Edition) has built... Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by Tim Robertson
The premise that this is the book that should come with every new Mac is right on the money.
I would never dream of upgrading to the latest OS without reading author David... Read more
For Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2) I purchased Ray's "Unleashed" volume. I wanted a different take this time around, especially for hints about undocumented features in Panther -... Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2004 by richardpinneau.com
This is a great OSX book but mine showed up with pages 622 through
668 REPEATED then at page 668 it jumps to page 717. Talk about the "Missing
Manual"! Read more