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iPod® and iTunes® for Dummies®, 7th Edition by Tony Bove

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Chapter 19. Surfin' Safari

In This Chapter

  • Browsing the Web with your iPod touch or iPhone

  • Navigating, scrolling, and zooming into Web pages

  • Saving and using Web page bookmarks

  • Saving Web site icons to your Home screen

The World Wide Web makes the world go 'round a whole lot faster than ever before. I browse the Web for many different kinds of content and services. It's gotten to the point where I now use the Web to make travel, restaurant, and entertainment reservations, and I purchase everything online, from music, videos, books, and clothing to electronics equipment, garden supplies, groceries, and furniture. I get to track my shipments and purchases, review the latest news, check up on the blogs of my friends and associates, read novels, view slide shows and movies posted on the Internet, and even scan text messages from cell phones — all thanks to the Internet.

I can do all this using the Safari browser on an iPod touch or iPhone with an Internet connection, so I rarely need a laptop when I travel. I can also search using Google or Yahoo! — both services are built into Safari, and I can always browse any other search site. An iPod touch or iPhone can join AirPort and other Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or at Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, as I describe in Chapter 4, to connect to the Internet. An iPhone can also use the Edge network, and an iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS can also use a 3G network.

Take a Walk on the Web Side with Safari

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