Chapter 6. How Can I Get More Out of My iPhone's Media Features?

How Can I Get More Out of My iPhone's Media Features?

Your iPhone is a perk-filled device, to be sure, and one of the best of those perks is that the iPhone moonlights as a digital media player. You've got music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, audiobooks, videos, photos, and even YouTube right there in the palm of your hand. So when you're tired of calling, researching, e-mailing, scheduling, and other serious iPhone pursuits, you can kick back with a tune or a show to relax. However, your iPhone is capable of more than just playing and viewing media. It's actually loaded with cool features that enable you to manipulate media files and use those files to enhance other parts of your digital life. This chapter is your guide to these features.

Creating a Custom Menu Bar for the iPhone's iPod 138

Getting More Out of Your iPhone's Audio Features 140

Getting More Out of Your iPhone's Video Features 154

Getting More Out of Your iPhone's Photos 163

Watching YouTube Videos 171

Taking Advantage of MMS 174

Creating a Custom Menu Bar for the iPhone's iPod

Your iPhone is a living, breathing iPod thanks to its built-in iPod app, which you can fire up any time you want by tapping the iPod icon in the Home screen's menu bar. Of course, your iPhone doesn't come with the famous click-wheel found on physical iPods, so you need some other way of getting around. The iPhone's solution is to preset a series ...

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