iPhone For Dummies

iPhone For Dummies

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The full-color guide to getting the most out of your iPhone Completely updated and revised throughout, this full-color guide covers Apple's new iPhone and iOS 4. Bestselling veteran authors Baig and LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone whether you're making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching videos, taking great photos, or much more. You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos from the iTunes store, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store.*
Gets you started with your iPhone, and puts you on your way to mastering the multitouch interface, synchronizing your data, making phone and video calls, texting, working with the calendar, and more* Explains setting up iTunes, watching videos, taking photos, and buying music* Walks you through connecting to the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, getting directions from GPS maps, protecting your information, and troubleshooting* Addresses browsing and downloading any of the hundreds of thousands of applications from the App Store* Includes coverage of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, and the iPhone 4, available from AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Rogers, Telus, and other major carriers Presented in the straightforward-but-fun style that defines the Dummies series, iPhone For Dummies, 4th Edition is the only book you'll need to get comfortably acquainted with your new iPhone.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 189 x 233 x 17mm | 788g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • ill
  • 0470878703
  • 9780470878705
  • 386,887

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Find your way with GPS maps, download your favorite apps, and never miss a photo opportunity!The iPhone continues to get better, and this handy guide keeps you in touch with the newest features. The basics are here too: how to master the multitouch interface, sync your data, send text and MMS messages, browse the Internet, set up iTunes, watch movies and TV shows, share photos, check the weather, find your location -- and even make phone calls.Keep it together -- synchronize contacts, calendars, e-mail accounts, and bookmarks between your computer and your iPhoneDo you multitask? -- while on a call, access your e-mail, calendar, or other apps and switch effortlessly between applicationsVideo call -- wave to your kids, confer with a client, or join a party from across the globe with the FaceTime video-chat featureShake your groove thing -- create playlists, scroll through your music library, and customize your listening experienceAll those apps -- find the best apps to indulge your interests, get applications onto your iPhone, and keep your apps up to dateOpen the book and find: Steps for getting started with your iPhoneHow to make a hands-free phone call with Voice ControlDetails about connecting to a Wi-Fi networkEasy ways to record reminders or meetings with Voice MemosInstructions for turning your iPhone into an e-book reader with iBooksTips for using the new unified inbox and app foldersHow MobileMe can help find your iPhone if it has been lostAdvice on troubleshooting your iPhoneLearn to: Set up your iPhone, send and receive e-mail, and surf the WebRecord and edit HD video and capture great photosMake video calls with FaceTime(R), organize apps in folders, and multitaskIN FULL COLOR!
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Getting to Know Your iPhone. Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone. Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training. Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone. Part II: The Mobile iPhone. Chapter 4: Understanding the Phone-damentals. Chapter 5: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes. Chapter 6: Calendars and Calculators and Clocks (Voice, Too) - Oh, My. Part III: The Multimedia iPhone. Chapter 7: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone. Chapter 8: "Smile": Taking Pictures with Your iPhone. Chapter 9: You Oughta Be in Pictures: Video on Your iPhone. Part IV: The Internet iPhone. Chapter 10: Going On a Mobile Safari. Chapter 11: The E-Mail Must Get Through. Chapter 12: Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather. Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone. Chapter 13: Setting You Straight on Settings. Chapter 14: Apps-O-Lutely! Chapter 15: When Good iPhones Go Bad. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 16: Ten Appetizing Apps. Chapter 17: Ten Apps Worth Paying For. Chapter 18: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts. Index.
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'Completely updated and revised throughout, this full-color guide covers Apple's new iPhone and iOS 4...' (ibloggerate.com. Thurs 5th August 2010).
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About Edward C. Baig

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY and the author of Macs For Dummies, 10th Edition. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus pens the popular Dr. Mac column for the Houston Chronicle and is the author of Incredible iPhone Apps For Dummies.
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