It’s easy to lose track of manuals, especially when it’s something you don’t need to reference very often like a large appliance. ManualsLib is a free collection of a lot of different product manuals that doesn’t require an account to access.
Redditor TophatMcMonocle has a humorous but useful suggestion for ensuring that you learn your new tech products inside and out: keep those manuals in the bathroom, where you’re desperate for something to read.
Are you the person to whom all the questions will fall when your friends and relatives upgrade to iOS 4? Turn them over to Apple, which has upgraded its manuals section to include the iOS 4 updates for iPhones and the iPod touch (both direct PDF links).