7 The Stores

You know that constant use gives you the power to drain your iPhone’s battery. In what some people might view as a turnabout-is-fair-play situation, your iPhone has the power to drain your wallet. Its means for doing so are two Apple-owned online emporiums accessible from your iPhone: the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store and the App Store. The former lets you purchase and download music over a Wi-Fi connection with nothing more than your iPhone and an Apple ID linked to your credit card. The App Store is where you find free and commercial add-on applications (made by Apple as well as third parties) that you can download over EDGE, 3G, or Wi-Fi.

In this chapter, I examine the workings of each store, as well as a couple of fascinating features ...

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