iPhone: The Missing Manual Sneak Preview David Pogue’s Favorite iPhone Tricks:

The iPhone’s finger-driven interface seems natural and obvious. But when
you really think about it, making it seem that way was no easy task. There
are no menus in the iPhone software, for example, and no checkboxes or
radio buttons. Everything on the screen has to be big enough for a fleshy

On the other hand, the finger makes an outstanding pointing device; heck,
you’ve been pointing with it all your life. It’s much faster to scroll
diagonally with a fingertip, for example, than with fussy adjustments on
two different scroll bars.

Here, then, are some of the iPhone’s unadvertised taps, double-taps, and
other shortcuts, all culled from “iPhone: The Missing Manual.”

Read them all here: