Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.
Here’s WHAT you’ll 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
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.
About the Author
David Pogue 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. With 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. In 1999, he launched his own series of amusing, practical, and user-friendly computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes more than 100 titles.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: About This Book; 1.1 No Computerspeak!; 1.2 A Quick Overview; 1.3 A Few Assumptions; 1.4 A Final Word (or Two); Chapter 2: Taking a Quick Tour; 2.1 Starting with Start; 2.2 Saying Hello to Hubs; 2.3 The Lock Screen; 2.4 Pushing Buttons; 2.5 Understanding Status and Notifications; 2.6 The ABCs of Cellular Networks; 2.7 Exploring Inside Your Phone; 2.8 Navigating with Your Fingers; Chapter 3: Setting Up and Personalizing Your Windows Phone; 3.1 Setting Up E-Mail and Your Calendar; 3.2 Setting Up Facebook; 3.3 Connecting to a Wi-Fi Hotspot; 3.4 Customizing the Start Screen; 3.5 Changing Themes and Wallpaper; 3.6 Picking Ringtones and Alerts; 3.7 Silencing Your Phone; 3.8 Importing Contacts from a SIM Card; 3.9 Locking Your Phone; 3.10 Finding a Lost Phone; 3.11 Updating Your Phone Software; 3.12 Turning On Airplane Mode; 3.13 Connecting a Bluetooth Headset; Chapter 4: Typing and Using Speech; 4.1 Exploring the On-Screen Keyboard; 4.2 Typing Basics; 4.3 Editing Text; 4.4 Working with the Suggestion Bar; 4.5 Fixing Mistakes; 4.6 Customizing the Dictionary; 4.7 Changing Keyboard Settings; 4.8 Talking to Your Phone; Chapter 5: Talking on the Phone; 5.1 Dialing a Number; 5.2 Calling Your Contacts; 5.3 Dialing by Voice; 5.4 Answering Calls; 5.5 Juggling Calls; 5.6 Making Conference Calls; 5.7 Using Speakerphone, Mute, or Hold; 5.8 Managing Call History; 5.9 Saving a Phone Number; 5.10 Checking Voicemail; 5.11 Forwarding Calls; 5.12 Changing Caller ID Settings; Chapter 6: Connecting with People; 6.1 Adding a Contact; 6.2 Finding a Contact; 6.3 Editing a Contact; 6.4 Linking Contacts; 6.5 Deleting a Contact; 6.6 Adding a Picture or Ringtone to a Contact; 6.7 Pinning a Contact to Start; 6.8 Posting to Facebook or Windows Live; 6.9 Working with the Me Card; 6.10 Customizing Your Contacts List; Chapter 7: Reading and Sending E-Mail; 7.1 Reading Mail; 7.2 Sorting and Searching Your Mail; 7.3 Checking for New Messages; 7.4 Responding to a Message; 7.5 Composing a New Message; 7.6 Saving a Draft Message; 7.7 Working with Attachments; 7.8 Managing Mail Folders; 7.9 Customizing Your E-Mail Signature; 7.10 Deleting an Account; Chapter 8: Sending Text Messages; 8.1 Opening a Message; 8.2 Sending a Message; 8.3 Forwarding a Message; 8.4 Adding Pictures to a Message; 8.5 Deleting Messages; 8.6 Adding a Sender to Your Contacts; Chapter 9: Working with the Calendar; 9.1 Working with the Calendar; 9.2 Adding Appointments; 9.3 Editing Appointments; 9.4 Deleting Appointments; 9.5 Changing Calendar Views; 9.6 Sending an Invitation; 9.7 Responding to an Invitation; 9.8 Juggling Multiple Calendars; Chapter 10: Browsing the Web; 10.1 Browsing Basics; 10.2 Opening a Web Page; 10.3 Browsing with Tabs; 10.4 Searching the Web; 10.5 Using Instant Answers; 10.6 Understanding the Mobile Web; 10.7 Saving a Favorite Site; 10.8 Pinning a Website to Start; 10.9 Sharing Links; 10.10 Saving Pictures from the Web; 10.11 Working with Browsing History; 10.12 Finding Text on a Web Page; 10.13 Changing Privacy Settings; 10.14 Setting Your Website Preference; Chapter 11: Finding Places and Getting Directions; 11.1 Working with Maps; 11.2 Finding Yourself; 11.3 Finding Places and Things; 11.4 Seeing Whats Nearby; 11.5 Finding Your Contacts; 11.6 Getting Directions; 11.7 Getting Real-Time Traffic Conditions; 11.8 Sharing an Address with Someone; 11.9 Changing Map Views; 11.10 Adding a Pushpin; 11.11 Pinning a Favorite Place to Start; Chapter 12: Playing Music and Video; 12.1 Whats Where in Music + Videos; 12.2 Playing Music; 12.3 Controlling Music Playback; 12.4 Watching Videos; 12.5 Playing Podcasts; 12.6 Listening to FM Radio; 12.7 Pinning Favorites to Start; 12.8 Deleting Music or Video; Chapter 13: Taking Pictures and Videos; 13.1 Whats Where in the Pictures Hub; 13.2 Taking a Picture; 13.3 Viewing Pictures and Videos; 13.4 Recording a Video; 13.5 Saving Pictures to Your Phone; 13.6 Saving Pictures to the Web; 13.7 Synching Pictures and Videos to Your PC; 13.8 Creating a Favorites List; 13.9 Adding GPS Info to Pictures; 13.10 Personalizing the Pictures Hub; 13.11 Deleting Pictures and Videos; Chapter 14: Shopping for Apps and Playing Games; 14.1 Touring the Marketplace Hub; 14.2 Shopping for Apps and Games; 14.3 Searching Marketplace; 14.4 Shopping for TV Shows and Movies; 14.5 Whats a Zune Pass?; 14.6 Shopping for Music; 14.7 Subscribing to Podcasts; 14.8 Uninstalling an App; 14.9 Getting Around the Games Hub; 14.10 Playing a Game; 14.11 Responding to Requests; 14.12 Whats Xbox LIVE?; 14.13 Setting Up an Xbox LIVE Account; 14.14 Uninstalling a Game; Chapter 15: Working with Office Mobile; 15.1 Touring the Office Hub; 15.2 Opening Documents; 15.3 SSSSSSharing Documents via E-Mail; 15.4 Saving and Deleting Documents; 15.5 Using Word Mobile; 15.6 Using Excel Mobile; 15.7 Using PowerPoint Mobile; 15.8 Using OneNote Mobile; 15.9 Synching Notes to the Web; 15.10 Connecting to SharePoint; 15.11 Working with SharePoint Documents; Chapter 16: Synching with Your PC; 16.1 Touring the Zune Software; 16.2 Synching Media with Your Phone; 16.3 Seeing Whats Synching; 16.4 Synching Files Wirelessly; 16.5 Adding Media to Your Zune Collection; 16.6 Changing Zune Sync Settings; 16.7 Managing Storage on Your Phone; About the Author;