Three iPhone books reviewed

On December 31, 2008, in Book Review, iPhone, by David Weeks

iPhone Pocket Guide, 3rd Edition
Christopher Breen

Peachpit Press
http://www.peachpit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0321564030
US $ 9.99
ISBN 978-0321564030
288 pages

iPhone The Missing Manual Second Edition (Covers the iPhone 3G)
David Pogue

US $24.99
ISBN 78-0596521677
376 pages
e-book edition available through iTunes Store $4.99 introductory price

The iPhone Book: How to Do the Most Important, Useful & Fun Stuff with Your iPhone, 2nd Edition
Scott Kelby and Terry White

Peachpit Press
http://www.peachpit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0321577833
US $19.99
ISBN 978-0321577832
336 pages
Adobe Reader PDF version for Mac and Windows only $15.99

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Secrets of the iPod, Second Edition
Book Review

On April 4, 2003, in Book Review, by David Weeks

Secrets of the iPod, Second Edition
Author: Christopher Breen

Peachpit Press
ISBN 0-3211-16783-X
240 pages including index
US $21.99
CAN $34.99

Apple’s compact and elegant MP3 player is easy to use; that goes without saying. But just because the iPod has a slick user interface doesn’t mean Apple tells you how to actually use all the neat built-in features. Apple continues to ship the best MP3 player with skimpy documentation. New iPod owners usually scratch their heads trying to figure out how to get contact data, for example, from their email application into their new gadget. The new owner may know the iPod has the great feature of being able to do double-duty as a bootable FireWire hard drive, but is stuck because Apple says little about how to install OS X on it.

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