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

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Chapter 21. Using Applications on Your iPod or iPhone

In This Chapter

  • Checking your calendar and entering events

  • Entering and sorting your contacts

  • Using the Maps app to find locations on an iPod touch or iPhone

  • Keeping track of stocks and weather on an iPod touch or iPhone

  • Recording voice memos

  • Connecting to social networks on an iPod touch or iPhone

As John Lennon once sang, "Life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans." And while life happens to you in real time, you can consult your iPod or iPhone calendar to view your appointments, look up friends in your list of contacts, and record voice memos on what to do next. On an iPod touch or iPhone, you can change appointments in the calendar and contact your contacts, as I describe in this chapter.

The iPod classic and iPod nano are supplied with "extras" (in the Extras menu) such as Calendars, Contacts, and Voice Memos, as well as "click wheel" Games, and you can find more in the iTunes Store that you can download. The iPod touch and iPhone, on the other hand, can run many thousands of apps available in the App Store. (See Chapter 7 for details on downloading from the iTunes Store and App Store.) This chapter shows you how to use the Calendars, Contacts, and Voice Memos extras on an iPod classic or nano, as well as how to use the Calendar, Contacts, and Voice Memos apps supplied with your iPod touch or iPhone.

Your iPod touch or iPhone can also find almost anything on Earth, even itself, and show the location on a map ...

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