Need to divvy up that dinner bill between five people or track expenses on a weeklong business trip? Sure, you can pop open the calculator app that comes with your smartphone to do the math. You can even jot down those amounts in your notepad app to remind you what you’re owed in case your cash-strapped […]
J.D. Biersdorfer is the author of iPad: The Missing Manual, iPad 2: The Missing Manual, iPod: The Missing Manual, Netbooks: The Missing Manual, Best iPhone Apps, Second Edition and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book, and is co-author of The Internet: The Missing Manual, iPhoto ’09: The Missing Manual and the second edition of Google: The Missing Manual. She has been writing book reviews and other articles for The New York Times since 1996 and has written the weekly computer Q&A column for paper since 1998. J.D. is the co-host of the weekly independent audio magazine, Pop Tech Jam, and blogs about the show at www.poptechjam.com. When not writing about computers, she sometimes writes about art, graphic design and pop culture.