An Overview of the iPhone Apple knows what customers want, and they take created the Apple iPhone with this in mind. This is one of the reasons this phone has become so popular. One of the biggest features that people want when they purchase a cell phone is simplicity. A cell phone needs to be easy to use. People want simplicity and functionality; they do not want a hassle when it comes to locating phone numbers and contacts. Here we will give you an overview of the iPhone and some of its features. The features of your Apple iPhone are so numerous that to list them all would fill an eBook. Your iPhone includes widgets (small programs that make everything simple) that help you to keep up to date with things such as the weather, stock reports, and anything else that you might wish to know. Keeping these on your start page gives you everything that you need to know right there, available for you to access anytime you need it. It is this ease of use combined with a plethora of features that has made the iPhone so popular. Continuing on with an overview of the iPhone, we should talk about mobility – that is hands free mobility. Accessories are essential for hands free communication with your iPhone. For ease of use while driving (and for safety) or moving around, you need a Bluetooth for your iPhone. For cell phone users who run, jog, or walk, a sport band to attach your iPhone to your arm will keep in touch with everyone. The iPhone takes guessing out of making a phone call. By using a single fingertip, you can make a call to any of the people on your contact list, either by selecting their name or their telephone number. Need to make a conference call? If you are talking to two people, you can merge the calls so you can conference. It does not get any easier! An overview of the iPhone would not be complete without mentioning the memory capacity of the iPhone. You cannot upgrade the memory or add memory cards. There is a 6 GB model, an 8 GB model and a 16 GB model. That's it, no more. Another complaint is with the internet browser. Many feel that the search capability is severely lacking and the browser does not have the ability to save passwords. However, internet access is relatively easy with an iPhone. Let's face it, there is no such thing as a perfect internet connection. There are other features that you may like and find useful. There are more than 10,000 YouTube videos that have the H264 encoding the iPhone requires. This means that there is a literal sea of video content for you to view for free. If you want to watch any other type of video, you will have to get it converted to your iPhone's format first. YouTube is working very closely with Apple. The result of this is that videos posted to YouTube are easily viewed on the iPhone. In addition, the enormous selection of movies and TV programs on iTunes means that you will find something to suit your tastes, no matter what genre of video or TV programming you prefer. There is so much that iPhone offers that it is impossible to list everything that it can do in this article, which is just an overview of the iPhone. This device is one that manages to combine fashion, form and function into a single unit. You can buy the iPhone online or through AT&T. Take the time to get insurance on your purchase. If it breaks, you drop it into a glass of iced tea, or your dog eats it, you want AT&T to foot the bill. Now that you have an overview of the iPhone, why not an iPhone, enjoy it and listen to all the music you can possibly fit onto a single phone. Although it is pricey, it provides a lot of entertainment for the money. PPPPP word count 672
Stay in touch with your iPhone One of the biggest things that people desire when they purchase a cell phone is simplicity. They want to be able to access their phone books easily and quickly so the connect in an instant. Apple knows what adults desire, and they have created the Apple iPhone with this in mind. It is hard to believe that Apple has packed so great number features into one small device, but the company also knows what customers are looking for in their cell phones. Playing around with the iPhone is so much fun. It is easy to stay in touch with your iPhone. We communicate faster and more efficiently than ever before. Cell phones, IM, email and text messaging are all an integral part of daily life in today's society. For those who were born into this communication revolution, they expect instant contact with others and information. This is where the iPhone comes into play. Staying in contact is where the iPhone shines. It makes calling and keeping track of your contact lists a breeze. Applications such as Facebook make it possible to connect with your entire social network with just a few taps of the screen. Once speed dialing was the fastest way to communicate, now with your iPhone you can connect with just a touch or two of the screen. This is how you can stay in touch with your iPhone. One of the ways you can stay in touch with your iPhone is to create lists of frequently called numbers. Creating these lists is very easy to do. It makes no difference what your age or your status is in life, you are going to love the simplicity and the handy setup of the iPhone. It makes organizing your contacts easy and completely free of hassles. The Apple iPhone takes all of the guesswork out of making a phone call. With just one finger, you can make a call to any of the individuals on your list, either by selecting their name or their telephone number. Do you need to make a conference call? It is very simple to merge two calls that you are on so that everyone can talk at the same time. Nothing could be easier! Whether you are someone who has had a cell phone before or you are a first time user, you will find that the iPhone is everything that you could want and more. Take a look for yourself and see what the iPhone can do for you to make your cell phone calling experience a bit easier. Once you see that the iPhone is effortless to use, you will be convinced. Do you love YouTube? Many of us enjoy the videos on this website. With your iPhone, you can watch and save a video from YouTube and then send it to all of your friends with just a tap or two of the screen. You can stay in touch with your iPhone by sharing everything that you love with everyone that you love. It is quick and simple. You can even conference call. Experiencing iPhone woes? There are many forums and blogs that you can turn to for expert advice about how to use your iPhone to its maximum potential. You can find out more about how to stay in touch with your iPhone on these forums. This device is one that manages to combine fashion, form and function into a single unit. word count 578
Unlocking Your iPhone: Is It A Good Idea We have all heard about unlocking your iPhone so that you can use a different SIM in it. This may be a good idea in certain situations. Many people want to unlock their iPhone to get around using AT&T as their cell phone service provider. Others just want to use the iPhone for internet and music capabilities and they do not want to use it as a phone at all. They hack the firmware so that they do not have to activate the phone on any network in order to use it. Here is the question before us. Unlocking your iPhone, is it a good idea? If you are looking to unlock your iPhone to use it on another network such as T-Mobile then you are breaking the law. It is illegal and in violation of Apple's agreement with AT&T to use it on another network. Apple receives royalties from AT&T for every iPhone that is connected to their network. Apple loses money on every hacked iPhone. Many feel that it is ok to hack the iPhone's firmware so that it can be used on another network. It is the author's standpoint that this ethically wrong. Whether you agree with AT&T and Apple's agreement or not is up to you. If you do not agree with it then do not use the iPhone as a cell phone. In this case, I do not agree with the hacking of the firmware. On the other hand if you do not want the high expense of AT&T's iPhone service and you are looking to use the iPhone for its music and internet capabilities then hacking into the firmware so that you do not have to activate the AT&T cell phone service is OK. You should be able to buy the iPhone and use it for the music, video and internet capabilities without having to connect to AT&T's cell phone network. You can use places that offer free WiFi to access the internet via your iPhone. The iPod does not give you internet capabilities. Therefore, if you want to have internet, combined with awesome content then you really do need an iPhone and you should not have to purchase expensive cell phone service in order to enjoy the reason most people buy an iPhone in the first place. Unlocking your iPhone, is it a good idea? In this case, yes it is. Then there is a third reason to hack into the firmware. This is really in a grey area as it uses the full capabilities of the iPhone, including using it as a phone. You can add Skype VOIP service for about $10 a month and then you have a WiFi phone. If you are using the iPhone in this way and do not want to use AT&T's cell phone service you are still going to have to hack into the firmware so that you do not activate the phone with AT&T. Is this in violation of the AT&T, Apple agreement? No, it is not. That agreement is for AT&T to provide exclusive cell phone service for the iPhone. The VOIP service is not cell phone service. Therefore, if you are not using another cell phone service provider for your iPhone you are not violating any agreement. This is one way to get around the exclusive contract with AT&T and still be able to send and receive calls. The only drawback is that you need to be in an area where you can pickup a WiFi signal in order to use your Skype VOIP service. Unlocking your iPhone, is it a good idea? It depends on your views. On one hand there are legal and ethical issues with hacking into the firmware in general. However, your intent on why you are doing this also comes into play. Apple and AT&T have an exclusive agreement as far as cell phone service goes. Apple does not recommend the use of any other SIM card other than the one that came with your phone but it does not specifically prohibit it either. If you bought the iPhone to use for content and internet only or even if you plan to use it as an expensive Skype VOIP phone, that is your business and you should be able to do this without signing up for expensive cell phone service you do not need. Unlocking your iPhone, is it a good idea? Perhaps. word count 743
The Apple iPhone - Super Phone or Super Hype The Apple iPhone, super phone or super hype? Is this cell phone really the complete package that Apple purports it to be or is it all hype? Let us take a look at the facts and fiction about the Apple iPhone to see how it really stacks up against the advertising. Ease of use, this is what Apple shows in all of its advertising. On this point, they hit it dead on. The Apple iPhone is extremely easy to use. If you can tap something with your finger or slide your finger along a screen you can use the iPhone without difficulty. For ease of use, the iPhone is a super phone. Music listening and storage. As far as sound quality goes, the iPhone is great. A set of good quality stereo earbuds are required to enjoy the iPhone's sound quality. To complete the upscale look of the iPhone, perhaps a set of Bluetooth stereo earphones are in orders. In the category of sound quality and music playback capability, the iPhone is a super phone. Storage is another feature that Apple hypes the iPhone. With 6 GB, 8 GB, and now 16 GB, this seems like a tremendous amount of storage. Here is where the downfall is, you cannot upgrade the memory or use external memory such as memory cards or sticks. Therefore you are limited by the amount of content you can have on your iPhone. You cannot take content with you. A work around could be to store content on an internet site and swap it out when you want it. Any teenager I know can blow through even 16 GB of music in an amazingly short amount of time. If you add in videos and TV shows, 16 GB becomes filled rather quickly. In the storage department, the Apple iPhone becomes hype instead of a super phone. What about battery life. Here is where there is no hype at all: actually Apple has very little to say about the iPhone's battery. Here is why. You cannot change it. Most cell phones have a removable battery. This way if it dies, you change it out with a new one. The iPhone lacks this capability. Once that battery dies and will no longer hold a charge, you need a new phone. The reason Apple is so quite about the battery is probably due to the current litigation surrounding this. Is this hype or super phone? Neither one. The battery issue definitely does not qualify it as a super phone. Apple has said very little so there really is no hype involved. Perhaps we should just categorize this as buyer beware. What about that touch screen? This is where you see the Apple iPhone hyped to the max. Is this super phone or hype? The touch screen is super sensitive. If your phone hits up against something in your pocketbook, or knocks into something while you are getting in and out of your car, you can end up calling people or having your iPhone do something weird. The touch screen does allow you to easily manipulate the iPhone. Overall, the touch screen ranks it as super phone not hype. Just be careful with it. Next there is internet access. All of the commercials for the Apple iPhone show it as a super phone when it comes to internet access. You can use any WiFi to contact friends on Facebook or watch content on YouTube. Well, the browser needs better search capabilities. This is one area where the iPhone is lacking. Another is that the iPhone's browser does not store password. This was most likely a security feature that Apple built in. Personally, you are better off it does not store your passwords. In general WiFi networks are not secure, and you do not want your banking access information readily available to the public. Is this super phone or hyper. I will give them super phone on this one although it is not any different than any other smart phone out there. The Apple iPhone, super phone or hype? It is looking like it comes out as a super phone. Especially if you want the music and internet capabilities. word count 707
The Apple iPhone for Business If you view the advertising for the Apple iPhone, you would think that it is strictly for young adults to be used for pleasure. Most of the advertising focuses on the iPhone's entertainment value. They focus on music, video, and Facebook. Overall, not very business like. However, the Apple iPhone for business purposes is something you do not see advertised much. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the only service provider for the iPhone is AT&T and they are not looking to cut anyone deals on iPhone services. Nevertheless, the iPhone can be a useful business tool; one just has to decide if the cost is worth it. Is using the Apple iPhone for business really a viable option? It can be. Your particular business situation will dictate if this phone is something your company should consider or if it will be impractical. There are situations where the iPhone will shine and then there are other situations that will make it totally impractical. You should consider the Apple iPhone for business if you need to stay in contact with others constantly. This would include texting, chatting, email and cell phone communications. An ideal example for an iPhone in a business environment is a buyer for a retailer. When the buyer goes to shows or other purchasing events, using the iPhone as a camera to send potential product to management can give the competitive edge to your business. The fashion industry lends itself to iPhone use. If you are attending the fashion shows in order to see which designer lines to bring in, then the iPhone is what you need. You can snap a picture or take a video of the hottest items still on the runway, send them to purchasing and orders can be placed before the end of business that day. If your business thrives on having the latest and greatest designer fashion in your shop, then the sooner you can place orders for the upcoming season, the more profitable you will be. If you do not get the new styles in first, someone else will. Antique dealers and art collectors will benefit from having an iPhone. There is no better way to send pictures of art and antiques to clients and to your business than with an iPhone. When you are looking to make purchases, you can keep customer wish lists with you, along with their contact info. If you find something they are looking for, you can let them know before you make an offer on the item. In a sense, you are pre-selling your inventory! It does not get any better than that. These are some of the ways that using the Apple iPhone for business purposes can be profitable. This would justify the cost. On the other hand, if you are in an environment that is less than safe for a sensitive device like the iPhone then using the Apple iPhone for business probably will not make much sense. Construction sites, factories, assembly lines, shipping and receiving departments, and anything near water are not favorable to iPhone usage. The touch screen is very sensitive. Dirt, debris, water, moisture, grease and oil are not friends of the iPhone or any other cell phone. Industrial environments are too tough for this delicate phone. It does not handle being dropped well. There is a high risk of breaking the screen or damaging the unit. This is really a phone for a less stressful environment. If this is your particular business situation, then using the Apple iPhone for business is not a wise investment. Therefore, now that you understand which business applications are suitable for iPhone use and which are not, you can decide where your business fits in. Should you buy the Apple iPhone for business? If you can justify the high costs of the phones, and using AT&T for your business cell phone service the perhaps it is worth it. You are the one who knows your companies finances. If the iPhone fits in then you can consider it. However, if you are in an industry that tends to be rough on laptops and cell phones or if you require an industrial strength walkie-talkie phone due to your working environment, then using the Apple iPhone for your business is not a viable option. What should you decide on? word count 728
The Apple iPhone shows Travelers the Way There is nothing worse than getting lost when you are trying to go somewhere. It also can be embarrassing having to stop and ask for directions. But with the Apple iPhone you have the ability to find out everything that you need right there on your cell phone. When you open the Maps application on your iPhone, Wi-Fi networks and information from cell towers are able to give your approximate location. Simply drop a pin on the map and then move it to where you want to go. The amazing iPhone will give you directions, and it can also give you interest points that are nearby. But the iPhone doesn’t stop there. No longer do you have to turn on the radio to find out what the current traffic conditions are. You can get the information right there on your iPhone. Along with the ability to view satellite images of major street names, the Apple iPhone is right there to help you find your way quickly and easily. The Apple iPhone helps you save time and save face. Instead of stopping to ask directions, you can get the information that you need right there on your iPhone. Not only that, but it can help you find landmarks and other things that you might be interested in along the way. It’s like having a navigator right there with you in your car, letting you know what you need to know and getting you where you need to go.
Photography with Your iPhone There are an amazing amount of features available for you to use on the iPhone. In particular, your iPhone contains a two megapixel, high quality digital camera. This is great news for shutterbugs, as you do not have to take a camera and a cell phone with you. All you need is your iPhone. Digital photography with your iPhone has never been easier. Instead of using your cell phone to talk, just point and "click" actually tap your finger, to get great high resolution pictures that you can immediately send to everyone on your contact list. If you are even remotely interested in digital photography with your iPhone, you should give it a try to see how easy it really is. Even a beginner can take excellent photographs with the iPhone's built in camera. With your Apple iPhone close at hand, you never have to worry missing a chance to snap a great photograph. It is very easy to store and display all of your special photos. Just a tap of your finger will reveal all of the photos you have saved on your iPhone. In addition, when you take your pictures you have the option of posting them straight into a Mac Photo Gallery. This phone is an amateur photographer's dream come true. With your iPhone, you are always ready to capture the perfect photo opportunity. See news or traffic happening, many news stations will pay for photos and short videos taken at a scene, even if you are an amateur. Wouldn't it be nice to earn a few dollars with your cell phone? The iPhone makes showing off your pictures quick and easy because you can share them almost instantaneously after taking the pictures. You can also easily synchronize your Apple iPhone to your PC or Mac, therefore allowing for further distribution and printing of your pictures. Worries about missing great photo opportunities are a thing of the past when you carry a camera in your cell phone. The Apple iPhone's camera is well above the average cell phone standard of 1.5 megapixels. Your iPhone boasts a high resolution, two megapixel camera that is ready to use whenever you want to take a picture. If you are familiar with camera phones, you will find that photography with your iPhone results in picture quality that rivals those from a higher priced digital camera. Even in less than ideal situations such as poor lighting, the iPhone’s camera automatically adjusts to make every photograph you take look fabulous. With the Apple iPhone as your camera you are only limited by creativity and available space on your phone. Photography with your iPhone is just one of the many capabilities of this cell phone. It is more like a all in one device that it is a cell phone. Combining a camera, cell phone, MP3 player, as well as the ability to search the internet and send texts and emails, you have a device that does it all. The iPhone by Apple is a piece of technology combines form, fashion, and productivity into one device. They have put a lot of functionality into the iPhone and the ability to take and share high quality, digital photographs was not overlooked. This is not surprising, as they have been in the computer and peripheral market for a long time. PPPPP word count 559
A Downside to the iPhone One of the biggest features that people want when they purchase a cell phone is simplicity. Apple knows what customers want, and they take created the Apple iPhone with this in mind. This is one of the reasons this phone has become so popular. It is easy to stay in touch with your iPhone. Playing around with the iPhone is so much fun. However, the iPhone has missed on a couple of points. There is a downside to the iPhone. It is not the perfect peripheral that it proclaims to be. Some of the issues are with the battery, memory, and AT&T. What – there is a downside to the iPhone? Actually, there are several. The first issue is with memory. It is not possible to upgrade or add to the iPhones memory. You have either 6 GB, 8 GB, or a 16 GB model and that is it. If you love to download content and music, you will quickly find yourself running out of space. This means loading and unloading content from your iPhone to your computer. Nothing is more annoying than starting a download and finding out you cannot complete it because your memory is too low. This was one area that Apple missed on. Teenagers can download an amazing amount of music and video content. Having the option to use memory sticks would have been a nice feature. Many iPhone users are unhappy with the fact that the iPhone battery is sealed and cannot be changed. The overall consensus with the current owners is that they were not warned about the battery situation. Apple is being sued about the iPhone battery and the lack of disclosure on the fact it cannot be changed. I agree with the users here. If you shell out $500-$600 for a phone and it dies in 6 months, you are going to be pretty upset. The ability to change cell phone batteries is standard within the cell phone industry. Perhaps apple would have been better off with making money on battery replacements and this would have many users happy and Apple out of court. Short battery life is the number one complaint of heavy cell phone users. This is another downside to the iPhone. Finally, the calling plans that AT&T offers for the iPhone leave a lot to be desired. Lacking calling plans that allow free usage between AT&T users, or calling circles, or other forms of unlimited use, AT&T has fallen behind all of the other cell phone carriers. Furthermore, limits on area coverage and interruptions in service reduce the cell phone user’s sense of freedom. This is why most of us chose to have a cell phone – the ability to roam and call when and where we please. The iPhone and AT&T really shaft the consumer on the exclusive contract between the two. AT&T has no incentive to give better rates to iPhone users because they legally cannot go anywhere else. Roaming charges and fees for the iPhone are astronomical. This is a downside to the iPhone and it is compounded by the fact that hackers have found a way to unlock these phones so they can be used on other cell phone networks. Apple set itself up for this one, and until the exclusivity is removed, the hackers are going to be right there breaking into every code update that Apple releases. Apple has been making computers and peripheral devices for many years now. You would have thought that they would have put a little more effort into researching the effects on users that memory, battery life, and availability of an affordable cell phone plan would have on potential users. I foresee a decline in the iPhones popularity due to these concerns. Hackers will keep having a field day with unlocking iPhones until the agreement between AT&T and Apple expires, or it gets sent to the courts. It will be interesting to see how the battery issues turn out in court. There is a downside to the iPhone and Apple has done nothing to fix it. PPPPP word count 681
The Apple iPhone - Offering Something for Everyone The Apple iPhone is one of the most amazing pieces of technology that is available today. No matter what you are looking for in a cell phone, you will find that the iPhone delivers it fully. For those who like to take pictures, it comes with a camera built right in. If you want to take your music along with you, you have access to your tunes with a touch of the finger. If you want something to watch, the television shows and movies that you have rented or purchased from iTunes are right there for you to watch. It helps you to find your way when you are lost and need directions, and it helps you to watch your favorite YouTube videos and share them, quickly and easily. There is so much that the iPhone offers that it’s impossible to list everything that it can do. But it’s not really surprising that Apple has packed so much into their iPhone, because they have been making computers for so long. The Apple iPhone also includes widgets that help you to keep up to date with things such as the weather, stock reports, and anything else that you might want to keep your eye on. Everything that you could want or need to know is right there, ready for you to use whenever you need it. The Apple iPhone - accessibility, convenience, and technology, all rolled into one very portable package and ready to be used by professional and novice users alike.
Creativity is key in Ringtones When you have a cell phone, one thing that you want is to be able to define your phone by choosing your own ringtone. This way you know that your ringtone is special and that you can immediately pick it out from all the other ringtones in the building. With some phones, it can be frustrating because you only have a limited amount of ringtones to choose from. But that is not the case with the Apple iPhone. Apple has made it easier than ever to find just the right ringtone for your iPhone. When you choose the Apple iPhone, you have a directory of over 500,000 songs on iTunes to choose from, but the options don’t stop there. Once you have found a song that you want to select in the iTunes store, you can use your own imagination and creativity to have the song played the way that you want it to be played. You can have it fade in and out, loop, and preview it before you purchase it to make sure that it’s just the way that you want it to be. With the Apple iPhone, you never have to worry about having the same ring tone as everyone else because you make it the way you want it to be. When someone hears your phone ringing, and how cool it sounds, you can say to him or her, "Thank you. That’s my Apple iPhone that you hear, and I created that ringtone myself." There is a certain satisfaction in knowing that you took charge of your own ringtone.
The Dangers of Unlocking Your iPhone You may have heard that there is an unlock for the iPhone. Not only can you unlock iPhone firmware 1.0.2, now firmware 1.1.2 is also cracked and so is firmware 1.1.3. There are many ways to unlock your iPhone. If your read all of the hype, then you might think that this is not a big deal and anyone can do it. You have the choice of purchasing an unlock from iphonesimfree. com or you can search YouTube for the latest video on how to unlock your iPhone. There is risk associated with this, especially if you start messing around with the bootload program. The dangers of unlocking your iPhone may actually outweigh the benefits. Before we go any further, we need to be certain that everyone understands what we are talking about. An unlocked iPhone is an iPhone that has its firmware hacked into. The most common reason for this is so that the user can bypass the Apple – AT&T exclusive agreement that AT&T is the sole provider of cell phone service for the iPhone. When you unlock your iPhone, you are allowing the iPhone to be used on any cell phone network using standard GSM technology. Now that we have the terms cleared up, we need to see if it is really worth risking the dangers of unlocking your iPhone. There are risks, make no mistake about it. Some of those risks are recoverable, some are not. If you make a serious mistake, you can "brick" your iPhone. In a sense, this is exactly what happens, your iPhone locks up, cannot be recovered from, and is now nothing more than an expensive brick. In order to prevent this from happening, you need to be certain that the instructions you are following are accurate. Even iphonesimfree. com will not guarantee that their software will not harm your iPhone. All they state is that it will work. They do not offer money back guarantees. Why do you need to unlock your iPhone? If you are happy with AT&T as a cell phone service provider and you enjoy their visual email (an AT&T exclusive) then there is no reason to unlock your iPhone. Just keep using it as is. You can keep upgrading to the new firmware releases without worrying about killing your iPhone. If however, you would rather use T-Mobile as a cell phone provider or if you are looking to get enhanced music and video content then you can unlock the iPhone. Here is the risk; right now, there are hacks to unlock the iPhone through firmware versions 1.1.4. However, only iphonesimfree. com states that their product is guaranteed to work with every firmware update from Apple. They claim that any unlock from them is good for every firmware update. Others claim to be able to have unlocking instructions for free that will unlock your phone without having to downgrade to firmware version 1.0.2. The problem is if you unlock your iPhone this way and then you upgrade to a higher version and it does not work, your iPhone will re-lock. If this happens then you might not be able to use your iPhone even if you go back to using the SIM card that originally came with your iPhone. Then you will have to go and figure out a way to get it to work. Apple will not be of any help to you if your iPhone bricks or even refuses to connect to a cell phone service because you decided you wanted to hack the firmware. What about buying an unlocked iPhone? Here again the dangers of unlocking your iPhone still hold true, only this time you have no idea of how the phone was unlocked. If you purchase an unlock from iphonesimfree. com and have problems you can contact them and they will help you. Vendors selling unlocked iPhones may not be so helpful. The dangers of unlocking your iPhone may not be apparently clear. However, there is a danger of ruining your iPhone. That makes it very expensive experiment. Are you sure you want or need your iPhone unlocked? If you do remember the dangers of unlocking your iPhone before you do something that cannot be undone. word count 704
Travel and Your iPhone Do you like to travel? Are you on the road constantly for business? Then the Apple iPhone may be the phone of choice for you. The reason for this is that the iPhone has a GPS navigator built into it. If you are always on the go, a navigator is what you need. Fussing with maps and asking for directions is a thing of the past. Nowadays, tech savvy people have a navigation system in their cars. With an iPhone, you always have your navigator with you, no matter who is driving. Travel and your iPhone; it's a match made in heaven (sort of). Why would you need a navigator on your cell phone? Anytime you need directions, to a new club perhaps, just tell it where you want to go an viola' directions are there. Even those of us who are no longer part of the club scene will benefit from having a navigation system with us at all times. You can use this to quickly find directions to the field your kid should be playing on. Perhaps the directions given to a friends party were vague. These are all situations where having a navigations system like the one included with the iPhone comes in very handy. Lost in the desert? (yes it happens) Then you really need the navigation system on your iPhone. In addition to the navigation system there are other reasons to make sure you have your iPhone with you when you travel. Aside from the fact that you will always have a cell phone with you, another advantage is that all of your entertainment is with you as well. If you are taking a long drive and there is nothing to see but cornfields for the next 400 miles, having movies, eBooks and music to entertain you can be a godsend. With the iPhone, you can take your movies and television shows with you wherever you go. This is another reason for pairing up travel and your iPhone. Are travel and your iPhone really a good match? Let's take a look and see. For example, instead of stopping to ask directions, you can get the information that you need right there on your iPhone. The Apple iPhone is right there to help you find your way with the ability to view satellite images of major street names. The iPhone can help you find landmarks and other things that you might be interested in along the way on your trip. It’s like having a navigator right there with you in your car, letting you know what you need to know and getting you where you need to go. Now that you know why travel and your iPhone make such a good pair, remember to keep this in mind for your next trip. Be sure to load up on plenty of movies, eBooks, TV shows and music. Use your Apple iPhone to plan your travel route. Check the navigation system for points of interest along the way and make sure that you visit some of them. You can even mark the gas station along or near your route so you can plan a fill-up before it becomes an issue. If Apple keeps making features like this built into their cells phone AAA Travel services may get put out of business. PPPPP word count 558
The iPhone Helps Users Get the Message It used to be that cell phones were used just for making calls, but that isn’t the case anymore. When people purchase a cell phone, they want to not only be able to talk on the phone to their friends, they also want to be able to talk to their friends with chat as well. One of the biggest problems that people have when they are texting someone with a cell phone is that they find themselves making a lot of mistakes due to the keypads on their cell phones. But when you are texting with an Apple iPhone, you will find that your mistakes and typos seem to disappear like magic. The reason for this is that the Apple iPhone is equipped with something called an SMS application, including a Qwerty soft keyboard that is highly intelligent. What this does is that it seeks out the typos that you make when you are texting someone and fixes them for you. This saves you a lot of time, because you don’t have to worry about going back and fixing them yourself. Another feature that the iPhone has when it comes to messaging that teenagers will like is the ability to send out a text message to more than one person at once. This is really handy if you are planning a get together or an important meeting. The Apple iPhone goes above and beyond what customers are looking for when it comes to texting capability, and helps them to do things quickly and efficiently.
Texting and the iPhone Cell phones, IM, email and text messaging are all an integral part of daily life in today's society. For those who were born into this communication revolution, they expect instant contact with others and information. This is where texting and the iPhone come into play. The Apple iPhone offers unsurpassed accessibility, convenience, and technology, all rolled into one very portable package. Texting and the iPhone, it has never been easier to stay in touch. Staying in contact is where the iPhone shines. It makes calling and keeping track of your contact lists a breeze. Applications such as Facebook make it possible to connect with your entire social network with just a few taps of the screen. We communicate faster and more efficiently than ever before and with your iPhone you can connect with just a touch or two of the screen. You can make a call, send pictures and texts to a friend, or perhaps send email or chat via IM. This is how you can stay in touch with your iPhone. Texting is a big part of that communication capability. The Apple iPhone truly excels when it comes to its texting features. No other phone gives you the ease of use combined with constant connectivity. When texting, your iPhone flags a word that it thinks is misspelled. You can override this error flagging by telling your iPhone that this is a new word. To teach this new word to your iPhone, tap the screen 3 times to cancel the correction and the word will then become a part of your iPhone dictionary! The iPhone seeks out the typos that you make when you are texting someone and it fixes errors for you. This saves you a lot of time, because you don’t have to worry about going back and fixing them yourself. Texting and the iPhone have made staying in contact easier than ever. A feature that the iPhone has that teenagers will like is the ability to send out a text message to more than one person at once. So when news that the hottest band around will be coming to town soon, your teenager can tell everyone they know about the news with just a few taps of the screen. Write a message, select a list of recipients and send to as many people as you have in your contact list! It is that simple. Texting and the iPhone is more than just another way for teenagers to stay in contact with one another. You can send texts to let clients know of a change in plans or if you are caught in traffic. Send a quick text to see if your spouse needs you to pickup something on the way home. Text the groomer to let them know you are on your way to pick up Fido. Looking to buy a gift, text the person to find out if they have a certain DVD or book. This is how we can all live better using texting and the iPhone. This little piece of technology combines form, fashion, and productivity into one device. The iPhone has become a status symbol, especially with young adults from their teens to their early thirties. If you are having trouble with texting and your iPhone there are many blogs and forums where you can get expert advice on what to do. PPPPP word count 568
Music On The Go With The Apple iPhone Some people say that variety is the spice of life. This is very true. It is also true for music. In addition, if you have an iPhone there is no better way to have your music on the go. It does not matter where you are heading off to; everyone wants music in his or her life. Taking it with you is definitely the way to go. Having your music with you is almost a requirement these days. Once upon a time you would need to schlep around a CD player with you. Now, with the iPhone, your music is always close at hand. Today you can have music on the go with the apple iPhone. The portable CD player is now a thing of the past. Digital music is available as MP3's. These files are easily carried with you be it in a MP3 player or an iPhone. As an Apple iPhone owner, you can bring all of your favorite music with you, and it is right there at your fingertips. Those of you who have the Apple iPhone do not have to fret about having to bring along a separate MP3 player to listen to your music. All of the tunes you love to listen to are right there on their cell phone. The music is available to play whenever and where ever you are ready to listen to it. When it's time to rock out, you are ready to roll. The Apple iPhone makes retrieving your favorite tunes a snap. Just a touch of a finger and you can quickly browse through all of your music. You can sort and retrieve it by play lists, albums, artists, or songs. How you organize it is up to you. What if you cannot think of the album name? If you remember what the album looks like you can use program such as Cover Flow to make it easy for you to locate your favorite albums based on the graphics presented on the album cover. It's more than just music on the go with the Apple iPhone, it's an entire music library. Do you like karaoke? If you love to sing a long with your favorite song but the words elude you fear not, as long as you downloaded the music from iTunes, you can have the words appear right there on the screen. It's not a phone, it's a personal karaoke machine, compliments of your iPhone. It really doesn't get any better than this. Wait a minute, you don't have an iPhone? Where can you get one? Go to any AT&T store, they will have them. On the other hand, you can get them online. These phones may be smart, but they are quite expensive. Be sure to check for bargains no matter where you shop. In addition, take the time to get insurance on them. If they break you want AT&T to foot the bill, not you. If you are not an AT&T customer, see if they will give you a good deal on an iPhone if you switch over to their service. The cell phone business is extremely competitive, so be sure to bargain and haggle with them. You will be surprised at what might happen. If you want your music on the go with the Apple iPhone, then you are going to need and iPhone to be on the go with. Buy one, enjoy it and listen to all the music you can possibly fit onto a single phone. word count 592
Troubleshooting Your iPhone Where you can turn to and what can you do if you are having problems with your iPhone. There are many reasons that you might be experiencing problems. Before you can correct what is wrong, you have to know what is causing your problems. Apple's website has a lot of information about what you can do to correct your iPhone problems. Listed below are some common issues. Troubleshooting your iPhone is not as difficult as you would think. Let us take a look at some common problems and solutions. Is your iPhone "frozen" or not working? If so, let's take a look and see why. Does it need to be recharged? You can charge the iPhone with a high-powered USB port, not on a low powered one. If you are using your PC to charge your iPhone, be sure that your USB port is a high-powered port. If you are using a USB hub, check the power, some are low powered, your keyboard USB port (if you have one) is low powered. Only a high-powered USB port will charge your iPhone. If you are sure that your iPhone is fully charged, try restarting it. To do this hold the sleep/wake button and wait for a red colored slider to appear. Then slide your finger across this red slider and this will turn off the unit. Wait at least 10 seconds before you restart. You restart the iPhone by holding the sleep/wake button until you see the Apple logo. Is your iPhone locked up? Did an application freeze? If you press the home button and continue holding for about 6 seconds or so you should be able to cancel the program that is locked up. Then restart your iPhone. There is the ability to actually reset the Apple iPhone. To do this you need to press and hold the wake/sleep button and the home button at the same time. Keep holding these two buttons down at the same time until the Apple Logo appears. Ignore any other symbols that may appear. It is important that you wait for the Apple Logo before releasing the two buttons. Sometimes content that is not synced properly will cause problems for your iPhone. This will require more than a restart. Connect your iPhone to your computer and go to the iTunes site. Change your sync options for each of the following categories: contacts, podcasts, calendars, videos, and MP3s. You may have to remove several files that may be causing problems. If none of the above items work when troubleshooting your iPhone, try resetting it. Go to settings and then general, then reset, then reset all settings. This will reset everything but keep all of your files and documents intact. Hopefully this will solve your problems. However if you are still having problems with your iPhone at this point you may have to reset the phone. This will unfortunately remove all of your saved files, folders, and content so do this with caution. You may want to try to backup all of your content before attempting this. To reset all of the iPhone's settings, go to settings, select general, then choose reset, and finally pick erase all contents and settings. Everything on your iPhone will be reset and all of your content that you have saved will be erased. This will include pictures, music and videos, text messages, files, folders, added on applications and more. It puts your iPhone back to the state when you first bought it. Use this option with care. As you can see there are many ways to reset or unfreeze your iPhone. If you are still having problems the best advice I can give you is to go to Apple's website and click on the troubleshooting guide for the iPhone. They have an enormous amount of information out there for you. Just go to apple. com and follow the links to get to the iPhone troubleshooting area. This may be the best way for troubleshooting your iPhone. word count 668
YouTubing on Your iPhone One of the most popular sites is the site known as YouTube. This site allows users to upload the videos that they have created themselves, and share them with other people. It’s quite amazing to go one there and see what people have created, and watch them. Apple knows how popular YouTube is, and they have included a special player in the iPhone for those who enjoy watching videos on YouTube. The YouTube player launches right from the Home screen, and allows you to quickly access your favorite videos. Of course, new videos are always being uploaded to YouTube all the time. What if you find a video that you know that your friend will enjoy? How do you send it to them on your iPhone? Not to worry, because the amazing iPhone has the ability to create the email with a link to the video in it. Whether you have uploaded videos to YouTube yourself or you are someone who simply enjoys watching videos on YouTube, you are really going to love this feature on the iPhone. You can watch your favorite videos, share them with friends, and look for new ones just like you can on a computer. There’s no need to miss watching your favorite videos because you don’t have access to a computer; just watch them right there on your iPhone. It’s really amazing that one small cell phone can do so many things, and it has surprised more than one customer with the amount of things that it can do.
SIM Cards For Your iPhone Here is the good news. It is easy to replace the SIM cards for you iPhone. You have to decide what purpose you want these SIM cards to perform. Some offer enhanced features to your iPhone. Many of these will work only with AT&T and cannot be unlocked. Others will actually unlock the iPhone and allow you to use it on any network, not just GSM networks like AT&T and T-Mobile. Here is the biggest problem with unlocked phones, you cannot just get them to work on any network. The cell phone provider needs the phone information from the inside of the phone in order to set up service. Therefore, in order to use an unlocked iPhone on another network other than AT&T you will have to get a SIM from a different phone and replace the SIM in your iPhone with that SIM. It is not as easy as it first sounds. You first have to activate the first phone on whatever network and then switch that SIM into an unlocked iPhone. So far so good right? But how do you change the SIM? That is easy. Look near the headphone jack. There is a little hole. Take a paper clip, unbend it, then poke into the hole. The SIM holder, located under the home button, will open up and allow you to remove the SIM. Another problem with changing the SIM of an unlocked iPhone is they may not be the same size. So you may need to get a plastic tray that helps the SIM fit into the iPhone's SIM tray better. You can also get SIM cards for your iPhone that do not need to be unlocked. Some of these offer better performance and additional features. These do not have the same issues as the unlocked, but size still can be a problem. Many will come with a plastic try that works as an adapter. For these SIM cards, all you need to do is to swap out the SIM card, your phone should remain activated. If you have trouble, contact the vendor of the SIM first, then contact Apple. Where do you buy SIM cards for your iPhone? The place with the biggest selection is eBay. As per usual, when shopping on eBay make sure you are dealing with a reputable seller. Check the seller's ratings and feedback. Also check their PayPal ratings. Never pay by check, cash, money order, or wire transfer. Always use PayPal or your credit card. On eBay there are literally hundreds of different SIM cards to chose from. Many have very vague descriptions. In addition, many of the newer SIM for 1.1.1 and higher will require a rather extensive unlock procedure. If you see terms like iphoneSIMfree, Jailbreak, or AppTapp then you know you are dealing with a SIM that will require an unlocked iPhone in order to use it. Overall, changing and locating SIM cards for your iPhone is not a difficult task. The problem lies with the SIM cards that can only be used in an unlocked iPhone. If you are planning on unlocking the 1.1.1 and higher firmware be prepared for a long drawn out process or be prepared to pay iphoneSIMfree for their version of an unlock. Then you have the issue of finding a way to use the unlocked iPhone on another network. The iPhone supposedly only works on a GSM network, which translates to AT&T or T-Mobile in the US. Exactly how these other SIM get the iPhone to work on a non-GSM network is something I have been unable to figure out. All in all be careful when purchasing SIM cards for your iPhone. Know what you are buying. word count 621
Picture This With Your iPhone Have you ever been in a situation where you have wanted to take a picture of something and didn’t have a camera with you? It can be quite frustrating because you miss a great photo opportunity simply because you don’t have the right equipment with you. But if you have an Apple iPhone, you never have to worry about missing those great photo opportunities again. The Apple iPhone has a two-megapixel camera that is built right in and is ready to use when you want to take a picture. Even if you have had a cell phone with a built in camera before, you will find that it doesn’t compare to what the Apple iPhone can do. The Apple iPhone makes it easy to share your photos with its easy and automatic synchronization, whether you are using a Mac or a PC for your docking. It’s never been easier to display the pictures you take - all it takes is a touch of a finger. Not only that, but when you take your pictures they can be posted directly to a Mac Photo Gallery. The Apple iPhone is a photographer’s dream come true. It’s ready to take pictures when you are and makes it easy to show off the pictures that you have taken almost immediately. You will never have to worry about missing out on taking a beautiful picture because you have a great camera built right into your cell phone. No matter whether you are a professional or an amateur, you will find the camera on the iPhone easy to use.
Breaking the Bounds of Boredom with iPhone How many times have you been traveling somewhere and there is nothing to do but watch the scenery go by? You have listened to your music over and over again, you have read your books, and you just want to watch a movie. But when you are traveling in a car, it’s impossible. But that isn’t true anymore. If you have the Apple iPhone, you can take your movies and television shows with you wherever you go. The Apple iPhone has a generous 3.5-inch screen and it lets you enjoy anything that you have rented or purchased from the iTunes store right there on your iPhone, wherever you are. The iPhone controls work very much like a DVD player remote - you can use them to play, pause, or even view certain chapters. It’s also easy to adjust the volume on your iPhone so that you don’t disturb the people around you. It’s hard to believe that Apple has packed so many features into one small device, but the company also knows what people are looking for in their cell phones. They want to have plenty of options and they want their cell phone to give them a lot of technology right there at their fingertips. The iPhone not only is a great phone and camera, but it’s also a wonderful way to get rid of boredom. With the big selection of movies and television shows on iTunes, you will be able to find something that you want to watch no matter what your tastes are.