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Lost No More: Find Friends, Family, or Missing Devices with iOS or OS X
By Jeff Carlson
May 4, 2015
Apple's iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and Macs can all broadcast their locations, making it easy to locate a friend, share your own location, or pinpoint a device that may be lost or stolen. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Family: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, acts as your wayfinder to learn about these features.
Use iOS and OS X to Keep in Touch with Distant Family Members
By Dan Moren
Apr 28, 2015
Dan Moren, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains how to take advantage of advanced communication features built into the latest iOS and OS X updates. Whether you want to send or receive text messages, phone calls, or photos/videos, your Apple device makes it not just possible, but easy - and free!
10 Things to Know Before Enabling Apple's Family Sharing
By Jeff Carlson
Apr 21, 2015
Sharing all of your music, movies, and more across the range of Apple devices owned by your family sounds like a no-brainer. Why wouldn't everyone want this option? Maybe because it's not quite as beautifully simple as it sounds. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Home: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, explains 10 important points you need to consider before you decide to enroll your gang in Family Sharing.
iPad and iPhone for the Birds
By Lisa L. Spangenberg
Mar 4, 2014
Are you a bird enthusiast, like Lisa L. Spangenberg, author of Meet iPhoto for iOS 6? With your iOS device and the birding apps described in this article, you can skip old-fashioned manual searching through cumbersome and silent field guides. A few taps will lead you to detailed information about the feathery fellows hanging out in your neighborhood.
Managing The Holidays With Your iPhone or iPad
By Lisa L. Spangenberg
Dec 18, 2013
Lisa Spangenberg offers up her favorite iPhone and iPad apps for making shopping, cooking, and entertaining a little bit easier.
iPhone App Anthem: Using Apps & the App Store
By Scott Kelby, Terry White
Jan 22, 2013
Scott Kelby and Terry White show you how to download iPhone apps to your computer, get apps from your iPhone's app store, delete, update and rearrange apps, quickly switch to another app, cut the app clutter by creating folders, access more apps at the bottom of your screen, use Apple's own downloadable apps, and access your audio controls while in another app.
Filmmaking with Your iPad or iPhone: Prepping the Shoot
By Taz Goldstein
Jan 2, 2013
Preparing for a shoot takes many forms. It might be knowing where to look for a hard-to-find prop. It might be having the right tools mastered for your next location scout. It might be understanding the importance of a release form. It all comes down to this: The more you prepare, the greater your chances for success.
Using Your iPhone as a Phone
By Lynn Beighley
Dec 25, 2012
Don’t forget, your iPhone is also a telephone. And not just a simple phone, but one that helps you, among other things, keep and organize your contacts, view records of calls you’ve made, manage numbers you call frequently, conduct calls with speakerphone and mute, and retrieve voicemail. In this chapter, you’ll take some time to discover just how your iPhone functions as a phone.
Handheld Moviemaking: iMovie on the iPhone
By Joanna Silber
Apr 4, 2012
Joanna Silber hated using iMovie from the first minute she opened it on her iPhone. Then she started working with it, and the app pretty rapidly changed her mind. Read what this iMovie convert says about it now.
Using Apps & the App Store with Your iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS
By Scott Kelby, Terry White
Mar 8, 2012
Scott Kelby and Terry White share everything you need to know about getting apps from the Apple app store, including updating and deleting them, organizing and moving apps, and where to find the coolest apps.
How to Make the Most of the Internet on Your iPhone
By Simone Ochsenkuehn, Michael Krimmer
Feb 16, 2012
With your iPhone, all the information you could possibly want is there, right in your hands and in the most updated form; you just need to get it. This chapter shows you how.
The iPhone Pocket Guide: Mail, Calendar, and Reminders
By Christopher Breen
Dec 26, 2011
Become a whiz at managing your mail, calendar and reminders on the iPhone.
What's the Skinny on the iPhone 4S Video?
By Joanna Silber
Dec 13, 2011
If you like using your phone to capture candid video, the iPhone 4S (or the iOS 5 upgrade for your iPhone 4) offers plenty of new or improved features to make upgrading worth your time, says Joanna Silber. So now it's perfect? Well, not quite.
Shoot Your Kids! (with the iPhone 4S)
By Joanna Silber
Nov 21, 2011
Childhood is fleeting. Joanna Silber recommends catching your kids on video as often and as freely as possible, so you'll all be able to enjoy reliving those moments anytime as they grow. By following her suggestions, you'll end up with more (and better) footage, instead of the ordinary out-of-focus "happy birthday" and "recital torture" moments that most parents get - and everyone else hates watching.
Quick Shot, or GREAT Shot? Framing Your Images for Impressive Results from Your iPhone 4S
By Joanna Silber
Nov 15, 2011
With the powerful little camera built into your iPhone, it's easy to grab some quick photos or entertaining video whenever something interesting comes into view. That's the extent of the energy most of us put into our photography, and that lack of effort shows in our results. By devoting just a few extra seconds, Joanna Silber says, we could end up with photos and video that make us proud.
The 10 Key Improvements to the iPhone 4S Camera
By Dan Marcolina
Nov 9, 2011
Dan Marcolina, author of iPhone Obsessed, shares the ten hardware and software improvements to the iPhone 4S that will let you take photos better and faster than ever before.
Getting the Most out of Your iPhone 4 Video Camera
By Joanna Silber
Nov 8, 2011
Joanna Silber explains what you can—and can't—expect from your iPhone 4 video camera.
iPhone Obsessed: A Video Interview with Dan Marcolina
By Peachpit Editorial Team, Dan Marcolina
Apr 21, 2011
Peachpit interviews Dan Marcolina about his book, iPhone Obsessed, tips for improving your iPhone photography, and what fuels his love of image making.
The App Holiday Survival Guide
By Glenn Fleishman
Dec 22, 2010
Glenn Fleishman, author of Five-Star Apps: The Best iPhone and iPad Apps for Work and Play, shares some of his favorite useful, mind-bending, or just plain fun apps for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone.
App Anthem: Using iPhone Apps & the App Store
By Scott Kelby, Terry White
Oct 14, 2010
Scott Kelby and Terry White show you how to get apps from the iTunes and iPhone App store, update, delete, and organize your apps, and find the very coolest apps for your iPhone.

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