Synopses & Reviews
This invaluable giude from Christopher Breen is fully updated to cover Apple's new iPhone 3G. Combining all the features of the first generation iPhone but on a 3G network that is twice as fast, and retailing for a fraction of the cost of its predecessor, the iPhone 3G is a revolutionary release from Apple. New Apple iPhone users will want to start using their devices as soon as they get their hands on them, and The iPhone Pocket Guide shows them how. Trusted gadget teacher Christopher Breen reveals the quickest way to learn the iPhone features, from navigating through your music, TV shows, and movies; to making phone calls and accessing your address book, favorites list, or call log. Readers will also find thorough coverage of the new features of Apple's iPhone 3G including built-in GPS which allows users in real time to find locations, get directions, and see traffic; new functionality for business users such as support for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and MobileMe, a new Internet service that pushes email, contacts, and calendars from an online service to native applications on iPhone, iPod touch, Macs and PCs. Along the way, Christopher Breen offers hints for making the most of the device's settings and troubleshooting advice for when the iPhone becomes uncooperative.
Here is your essential companion to Apple’s iPhone! The iPhone Pocket Guide, Third Edition covers all iPhone models including the new iPhone 3G. Unlike other iPhone books, The iPhone Pocket Guide, Third Edition was written based on the final release of iPhone 2.0 software and the iPhone 3G, and the content accurately reflects the design of your iPhone 3G and how you will use it. Author Christopher Breen has been covering the iPod and iPhone from the first day of their releases. This affordably priced Pocket Guide incorporates snappy writing and eye-catching graphics as Breen steers you through how to:
- Set up and quickly start using your phone/iPod/Internet device.
- Download applications from the App Store.
- Make and receive calls and send text messages with your phone.
- Keep everything in sync between your Windows PC or Mac and your iPhone.
- E-mail family and friends using your carrier’s wireless network or a Wi-Fi hotspot.
- Listen to songs and podcasts, and watch movies and TV shows (and YouTube!).
- Browse the Web using the built-in Safari browser.
- Figure out where you are with the iPhone’s location services.
- Fix common problems, and learn what to do if you can’t fix them yourself.
About the Author
Christopher Breen has been writing about music and technology since the mid 1980s. Contributor to such publications as Macworld and PC World, he pens Macworld's popular troubleshooting column, "Mac 911." Christopher Breen has written several other books, including the best-selling The iPod & iTunes Pocket Guide and Secrets of the iPod & iTunes.