Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Max: For iPhone 4S and Other iOS 5-Enabled iPhones

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Unleashthe power of your new iPhone 4S or otheriOS 5-driven iPhoneand take it to the limit using powerful tips and techniques from the Apple experts at TUAW, Erica Sadun, Steve Sande, and Michael Grothaus. Fast and fun to read, Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Maxshows you how to get the most out of your iPhone using Apple’s new iOS 5.

Whether you're using the new iPhone4S or earlier iPhone that runs the new iOS 5, you’ll find all the best undocumented tricks, as well as the most ...

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Overview

Unleashthe power of your new iPhone 4S or otheriOS 5-driven iPhoneand take it to the limit using powerful tips and techniques from the Apple experts at TUAW, Erica Sadun, Steve Sande, and Michael Grothaus. Fast and fun to read, Taking Your iPhone 4S to the Maxshows you how to get the most out of your iPhone using Apple’s new iOS 5.

Whether you're using the new iPhone4S or earlier iPhone that runs the new iOS 5, you’ll find all the best undocumented tricks, as well as the most efficient and enjoyable introduction to the iPhone available. Starting with an introduction to iPhone basics, you’ll quicklydiscover the iPhone’s hidden potential, like how to connect to a TV, use Voice Control using Siri, have video chats with FaceTime, and call friends overseas with low-cost VoIP.

From the unified e-mail inbox and surfing the Web with Mobile Safari, exploring the world of social networking, using the multitasking capabilities of iOS 5, taking and editing photos, shopping for apps, media, and books, or just managing phone calls—you’ll find it all in this book. You’ll even learn tips on where to get the best iPhone accessories. Get ready to take youriPhone 4Sand earlier running the new iOS 5to the max!

What you’ll learn

  • Master the powerful multitasking capabilities of the new iPhone 4S and earlier iOS 5-enabled iPhones
  • Communicate with the world through FaceTime video chats, voice calls, SMS and MMS messaging, email, and social networking
  • Entertain yourself and friends with music, games, books, and videos—all in the palm of your hand
  • Customize your iPhone with your choice of hundreds of thousands of useful and fun apps

Who this book is for

Whether you use your iPhone for video chats with friends and relatives, playing games, keeping up with work, or capturing special moments in photos or video, we wrote this book with you in mind.

Table of Contents

SETUP

1: Selecting, Buying, and Activating Your iPhone

2: Putting Your Data and Media on Your iPhone

MEET THE PHONE

3: Interacting with Your New iPhone

4: Placing Calls with iPhone

GETTING ONLINE

5: Browsing with Wi-Fi and Safari

6: Staying in touch with FaceTime and Messages

7: Setting Up and Using Email

MEDIA AND SHOPPING

8: Touching Your Music

9: Shopping at the Music Store

10: Shopping at the App Store

11: Reading and Buying Books with iBooks + Newstand

PHOTOS, VIDEO AND THE CAMERA

12: Touching Your Photos and Videos (Photos, YouTube, Videos apps, AirPlay)

13: Recording the World Around You with the Camera

ACCESSORIES

14: Staying On Time and Getting There with Clock, Calendar, and Maps

15: Leveraging Your Desk Set: Contacts, Calculator, Notes, Weather, Stocks, Voice Memos, and Reminders

PREFERENCES

16: Customizing your iPhone (Settings & Accessibility)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430235811
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 12/14/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 524
  • Sales rank: 1,444,859
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Erica Sadun holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has written, co-written, and contributed to almost two dozen books about technology, particularly in the areas of programming, digital video, and digital photography. An unrepentant geek, Sadun has never met a gadget she didn't need. Her checkered past includes run-ins with NeXT, Newton, and a vast myriad of both successful and unsuccessful technologies. When not writing, she and her geek husband parent three adorable geeks-in-training, who regard their parents with restrained bemusement. Eight Ways to Get the Most out of Your Zune, the O'Reilly shortcut, and Modding Mac OS X, also�from O'Reilly, are her latest books. She also wrote Taking Your iPhone to the Max.

Steve Sande has been a loyal fan of Apple technology since buying his first Mac in 1984. Originally trained as a civil engineer, Steve's career as an IT professional blossomed in the 1990s. A longtime blogger, Steve is an editor at The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW.com) and the author of three books about Apple's iWeb application. He lives with his wife of 31 years in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Michael Grothaus is an American novelist and journalist living in London. He was first introduced to Apple computers in film school and went on to use them for years to create award-winning films. After discovering many of Hollywood�s dirty little secrets while working for 20th Century Fox, he left and spent five years with Apple as a consultant. Since then, he�s moved to Europe and written his first novel. Currently, Michael is a staff writer for AOL's popular tech news site TUAW.com, where he regularly interviews tech CEOs and writes about all things Mac. He is also the coauthor of Apress� Taking Your iPad to the Max and Taking Your iPod touch to the Max, Second Edition. When not writing, he spends his time traveling Europe, northern Africa, and Asia. Epiphany Jones, a novel about trafficking and America�s addiction to celebrity, is his latest book. You can contact him at MichaelGrothaus.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

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    This book+ IPhone 4S= BEG SS !!!!!!!!!!
    IPhone- 4S+ IPhone- 4S= IPhone- 5 =)

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