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Iphone for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Shop at the App Store, map your route with GPS, and sync up with MobileMe

With Apple's iPhone, you have the world virtually in your pocket. Along with taking pictures, watching videos, listening to music, getting your e-mail, and texting, you can sync up your calendars and contact lists, navigate with GPS maps, find and download hundreds of cool apps, browse the Web — and even talk on the phone.

  • Need speed? — use 3G wireless technology to surf the Web faster, send and receive e-mail, and talk on the phone, all at once

  • Entertain me — play music, watch videos, listen to podcasts, view photo slideshows, or download a game from the App Store

  • Map your progress — find nearby restaurants and businesses

  • Keep it together — synchronize e-mail, contacts, and calendars between your computer and your iPhone

  • Tap into these opportunities — take off in Airplane Mode, connect to a Wi-Fi network, choose your wallpaper, enable Bluetooth, and more, all with a simple tap

Open the book and find:

  • Steps for getting started with your iPhone

  • How to navigate Web sites or photos using tap, flick, and pinch

  • Tips for getting stock quotes or checking the weather forecast

  • How to play and manage music and videos on your iPhone

  • Advice on using the iPhone's handy Calendar and World Clock

  • Tips for keeping all your apps up to date

  • How to snap, share, sync, and save photos

  • Troubleshooting tips

Synopsis:

The iPhone 3G is here! You’ll want to make the most of it, and iPhone For Dummies, 2nd Edition is ready to help. Master the multitouch interface, send text messages, enjoy rich-HTML e-mail, use GPS maps, and more, with this full-color guide to show you how!

Edward C. Baig and “Dr. Mac” Bob LeVitus, two giants of Mac-dom, have packed this colorful little book with tips on every cool feature of the iPhone 3G. They’ll show you how to find and download hundreds of cool apps from the new Apps Store, sync up your contact lists with MobileMe, browse the Internet, take photos, download music, and much more. For example:

  • Use 3G wireless technology to surf the Web faster, send and receive e-mail, and talk on the phone, all at once
  • Play music, watch videos on the widescreen display, or download a game from the App Store
  • Navigate Web sites or photos using tap, flick, and pinch
  • Get turn-by-turn directions, view a map, get live traffic information, or find services near your location with the GPS feature
  • Synchronize data, calendar entries, and address books between your desktop and your iPhone
  • Snap, share, sync, and save photos
  • See how the touch screen lets you type, surf, dial, download, play music, and more, all with a simple tap
  • Use the new scientific calculator
  • Find out what Microsoft Exchange has to offer

You already love your iPhone. With iPhone For Dummies, 2nd Edition, you’ll find more to love!

About the Author

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY and the author of Macs For Dummies, 10th Edition.

Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus has written or co-written more than 50 computer books, including Mac OS® X Leopard For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting to Know Your iPhone.

Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone.

Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training.

Chapter 3: The Kitchen Sync: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone.

Part II: The Mobile iPhone.

Chapter 4: Understanding the Phone-damentals.

Chapter 5: Texting 1, 2, 3: SMS Messages and Notes.

Chapter 6: Calendars, and Calculators, and Clocks, Oh My.

Part III: The Multimedia iPhone.

Chapter 7: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone.

Chapter 8: iPhone Video: Seeing Is Believing.

Chapter 9: You Oughta Be in Pictures.

Part IV: The Internet iPhone.

Chapter 10: Going On a Mobile Safari.

Chapter 11: The E-Mail Must Get Through.

Chapter 12: Monitoring Maps, Scrutinizing Stocks, and Watching Weather.

Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone.

Chapter 13: Setting You Straight on Settings.

Chapter 14: Apply Here (to Find Out About iPhone Apps).

Chapter 15: When Good iPhones Go Bad.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Appetizing Apps.

Chapter 17: Ten Terrifi c Web Resources.

Chapter 18: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470423424
Author:
Baig, Edward
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
LeVitus, Bob
Author:
Baig, Edward C.
Subject:
Hardware - Peripherals
Subject:
Portable computers.
Subject:
Cellular telephones
Subject:
Peripherals
Subject:
Internet telephony
Subject:
smartphones
Subject:
Computer: Hardware/General
Subject:
iPhone, Apple iPhone, iPhone 3g, iPhone book, iPhone guide, using the iPhone, iPhone For Dummies, iPhone help, iPhone device, iPhone accessory, iPhone accessories, iPhone manual, iPhone tips, iPhone For Dummies book
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
October 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.16x7.40x.52 in. 1.32 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » iPhone
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » Peripherals

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"Synopsis" by , The iPhone 3G is here! You’ll want to make the most of it, and iPhone For Dummies, 2nd Edition is ready to help. Master the multitouch interface, send text messages, enjoy rich-HTML e-mail, use GPS maps, and more, with this full-color guide to show you how!

Edward C. Baig and “Dr. Mac” Bob LeVitus, two giants of Mac-dom, have packed this colorful little book with tips on every cool feature of the iPhone 3G. They’ll show you how to find and download hundreds of cool apps from the new Apps Store, sync up your contact lists with MobileMe, browse the Internet, take photos, download music, and much more. For example:

  • Use 3G wireless technology to surf the Web faster, send and receive e-mail, and talk on the phone, all at once
  • Play music, watch videos on the widescreen display, or download a game from the App Store
  • Navigate Web sites or photos using tap, flick, and pinch
  • Get turn-by-turn directions, view a map, get live traffic information, or find services near your location with the GPS feature
  • Synchronize data, calendar entries, and address books between your desktop and your iPhone
  • Snap, share, sync, and save photos
  • See how the touch screen lets you type, surf, dial, download, play music, and more, all with a simple tap
  • Use the new scientific calculator
  • Find out what Microsoft Exchange has to offer

You already love your iPhone. With iPhone For Dummies, 2nd Edition, you’ll find more to love!

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