Brad Miser has written extensively about technology, with his favorite topics being the amazing “i” devices, especially the iPhone and iPod touch, that make it possible to take our lives with us while we are on the move. In addition to My iPod touch , 4th Edition, Brad has written many other books, including My iPhone , 6th Edition; Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Lion ; Sams Teach Yourself iTunes 10 in 10 Minutes ; and Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes . He has also been an author, development editor, or technical editor for more than 50 other titles.
Brad is or has been a sales support specialist, the director of product and customer services, and the manager of education and support services for several software development companies. Previously, he was the lead proposal specialist for an aircraft engine manufacturer, a development editor for a computer book publisher, and a civilian aviation test officer/engineer for the U.S. Army. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and has received advanced education in maintainability engineering, business, and other topics.
In addition to his passion for silicon-based technology, Brad likes to ride his steel-based technology, aka, a motorcycle, whenever and wherever possible. He is also active building and flying radio-controlled aircraft.
Originally from California, Brad now lives in Brownsburg, Indiana, with his wife Amy; their three daughters, Jill, Emily, and Grace; a rabbit; and a sometimes-inside cat.