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With multitasking and more than a 100 other new features, iPhone 4.0 is a real treat, cooked up with Apple's traditional secret sauce of simplicity, intelligence, and whimsy. iPhone: The Missing Manual gives you a guided tour of everything the new iPhone has to offer, with lots of tips, tricks, and surprises. Learn how to make calls and play songs by voice control, take great photos, keep track of your schedule, and much more with complete step-by-step instructions and crystal-clear explanations by iPhone master David Pogue.
Whether you have a brand-new iPhone, or want to update an earlier model with the iPhone 4.0 software, this beautiful full-color book is the best, most objective resource available.
- Use it as a phone -- learn the basics as well as time-saving tricks and tips for contact searching, texting, and more
- Treat it as an iPod -- master the ins and outs of iTunes, and listen to music, upload and view photos, and fill the iPhone with TV shows and movies
- Take the iPhone online -- make the most of your online experience to browse the Web, read and compose email, use social networks, or send photos and audio files
- Go beyond the iPhone -- learn how to use the App Store, and how to multitask between your apps, organize them in folders, and read ebooks in iBooks
Unlock the full potential of your iPhone -- with the book that should have been in the box.
If you have a new iPhone 3GS, or just updated your 3G with iPhone 3.0, iPhone: The Missing Manual, will bring you up to speed quickly. New York Times tech columnist David Pogue gives you a guided tour of every feature, with lots of tips, tricks, and surprises. You'll learn how to make calls and play songs by voice control, take great photos, keep track of your schedule, and more.
This entertaining book offers complete step-by-step instructions for doing everything from setting up and accessorizing your iPhone to troubleshooting. If you want to learn how iPhone 3.0 lets you search your phone, cut, copy, and paste, and lots more, this full-color book is the best, most objective resource available.
- Use it as a phone -- save time with things like Visual Voicemail, contact searching, and more
- Treat it as an iPod -- listen to music, upload and view photos, and fill the iPhone with TV shows and movies
- Take the iPhone online -- get online, browse the Web, read and compose email in landscape, send photos, contacts, audio files, and more
- Go beyond the iPhone -- use iPhone with iTunes, sync it with your calendar, and learn about the App Store, where you can select from thousands of iPhone apps
Unlock the full potential of your iPhone with the book that should have been in the box.
The new edition of this bestselling book is the first to cover the next generation iPhone and its highly-touted 3.0 software. Written by New York Times columnist and Missing Manual series creator David Pogue, this first-to-market update shows readers and tire kickers everything they need to know to get the most out of their new Apple iPhone. As beautiful as the product it covers, this full-color book helps readers accomplish everything from Web browsing to watching videos.
Learn the simplest ways to get things done with Windows® Phone 7
Get the guide that makes learning Windows Phone 7 plain and simple! This full-color, no-nonsense book shows you the quickest ways to set up and use your new phone -- with easy-to-follow steps, screenshots and concise, straightforward language.
Heres WHAT youll learn:
- Set up and use your new phone in a few easy steps
- Make calls, send e-mail, and browse the Web
- Play music, watch movies, and listen to FM radio
- Get cool apps and games, and sync them with your PC
- Edit Microsoft® Office documents and manage appointments
- Take and share pictures and videos
Here's HOW you'll learn it:
- Jump in wherever you need answers
- Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do
- Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts
- Quick TRY THIS! exercises help apply what you learn right away
About the Author
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. His funny tech videos appear weekly on CNBC. And with 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "For Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music). In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits; Acknowledgments; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; About the iPhone; About This Book; Part I: The Phone as Phone; Chapter 1: The Guided Tour; 1.1 Sleep Switch (On/Off); 1.2 SIM Card Slot; 1.3 Headphone Jack; 1.4 The Screen; 1.5 Screen Icons; 1.6 Home Button; 1.7 Silencer Switch, Volume Keys; 1.8 The Bottom and the Back; 1.9 In the Box; 1.10 Seven Basic Finger Techniques; 1.11 Charging the iPhone; 1.12 Battery Life Tips; 1.13 The Home Screen; Chapter 2: Typing, Editing, and Searching; 2.1 The Keyboard; 2.2 Cut, Copy, Paste; 2.3 Spotlight: Global Search; Chapter 3: Phone Calls; 3.1 Dialing from the Phone App; 3.2 The Favorites List; 3.3 The Recents List; 3.4 The Contacts List; 3.5 The Keypad; 3.6 Voice Dialing (iPhone 3GS); 3.7 Answering Calls; 3.8 Fun with Phone Calls; 3.9 Overseas Calling; Chapter 4: Voicemail, Texting, and Other Phone Tricks; 4.1 Visual Voicemail; 4.2 Text Messages (SMS); 4.3 Chat Programs; 4.4 Call Waiting; 4.5 Call Forwarding; 4.6 Caller ID; 4.7 Bluetooth Earpieces and Car Kits; Part II: Pix, Flix, and Apps; Chapter 5: Music and Video; 5.1 List Land; 5.2 Cover Flow; 5.3 The Now Playing Screen (Music); 5.4 Controlling Playback (Music); 5.5 Multi(music)tasking; 5.6 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones; 5.7 Controlling Playback (Video); 5.8 Zoom/Unzoom; 5.9 Familiar iPod Features; 5.10 The Wireless iTunes Store; Chapter 6: Camera, Photos, and Video; 6.1 Opening Photos; 6.2 Photo Wallpaper; 6.3 Three Ways to Send Photos or Videos; 6.4 Headshots for Contacts; 6.5 Taking Still Photos; 6.6 Capturing the Screen; 6.7 Recording Video (iPhone 3GS); 6.8 Geotagging; Chapter 7: Maps and Apps; 7.1 Calendar; 7.2 YouTube; 7.3 Stocks; 7.4 Maps; 7.5 Weather; 7.6 Voice Memos; 7.7 Notes; 7.8 Clock; 7.9 Calculator; 7.10 Compass (iPhone 3GS); Chapter 8: Ringtones, Nike, and Talking Buttons; 8.1 Ringtones; 8.2 iTunes Ringtones; 8.3 GarageBand Ringtones; 8.4 Nike + iPhone 3GS; 8.5 Talking Buttons--and Accessibility; 8.6 White on Black; 8.7 Zooming; 8.8 Mono Audio; 8.9 Speak Auto-text; Part III: The iPhone Online; Chapter 9: Getting Online; 9.1 A Tale of Three Networks; 9.2 Sequence of Connections; 9.3 The List of Hot Spots; 9.4 Commercial Hot Spots; 9.5 How to Turn Off 3G; 9.6 Airplane Mode and Wi-Fi Off Mode; 9.7 Tethering; Chapter 10: The Web; 10.1 Safari Tour; 10.2 Zooming and Scrolling; 10.3 The Address Bar; 10.4 Bookmarks; 10.5 Web Clips; 10.6 The History List; 10.7 Tapping Links; 10.8 Saving Graphics; 10.9 AutoFill; 10.10 Searching the Web; 10.11 Audio and Video on the Web; 10.12 Manipulating Multiple Pages; 10.13 RSS: The Missing Manual; 10.14 Web Security; 10.15 Web Applications; Chapter 11: Email; 11.1 Setting Up Your Account; 11.2 The "Two-Mailbox Problem"; 11.3 Reading Mail; 11.4 What to Do with a Message; 11.5 Writing Messages; 11.6 Surviving Email Overload; Chapter 12: The App Store; 12.1 Welcome to App Heaven; 12.2 Two Ways to the App Store; 12.3 Shopping in iTunes; 12.4 Organizing Apps; 12.5 App Preferences; 12.6 App Updates; 12.7 Troubleshooting Apps; 12.8 How to Find Good Apps; 12.9 The Crazy Future of Apps; Part IV: Connections; Chapter 13: iTunes for iPhoners; 13.1 The iTunes Window: What's Where; 13.2 Five Ways to Get Music; 13.3 Playlists; 13.4 Authorizing Computers; 13.5 TV, Movies, and Movie Rentals; Chapter 14: Syncing the iPhone; 14.1 Automatic Syncing; 14.2 Manual Syncing; 14.3 Eight Tabs to Glory; 14.4 Info Tab (Contacts, Calendars, Settings); 14.5 The Ringtones Tab; 14.6 The Music Tab; 14.7 The Photos Tab (Computer→iPhone); 14.8 The Podcasts Tab; 14.9 The Video Tab; 14.10 The Applications Tab; 14.11 One iPhone, Multiple Computers; 14.12 One Computer, Multiple iPhones; 14.13 Conflicts; 14.14 One-Way Emergency Sync; 14.15 Backing Up the iPhone; Chapter 15: MobileMe; 15.1 The Setup; 15.2 MobileMe on the iPhone; 15.3 MobileMe Photos and Videos; 15.4 Find My iPhone; Chapter 16: The Corporate iPhone; 16.1 The Perks; 16.2 Setup; 16.3 Exchange + Your Stuff; 16.4 A Word on Troubleshooting; 16.5 Virtual Private Networking (VPN); Chapter 17: Settings; 17.1 Airplane Mode; 17.2 Wi-Fi; 17.3 Carrier; 17.4 Sounds; 17.5 Brightness; 17.6 Wallpaper; 17.7 General; 17.8 Mail, Contacts, Calendars; 17.9 Phone; 17.10 Safari; 17.11 Messages; 17.12 iPod; 17.13 Photos; 17.14 Store; 17.15 App Preferences; Part V: Appendixes; Setup and Signup; Activation; AT&T Fringe Cases; Upgrading an Older iPhone; Accessories; Proper Shopping for the iPhone; Protecting Your iPhone; Making the iPhone Heard; Power to the iPhone; The Pico Projector Era; Double-Dipping: iPod Accessories; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; First Rule: Install the Updates; Reset: Six Degrees of Desperation; iPhone Doesn't Turn On; Doesn't Show Up in iTunes; Phone and Internet Problems; Email Problems; Problems That Aren't Really Problems; iPod Problems; Warranty and Repair; Where to Go From Here;