iPhone 6 & iPhone 6S In 30 Minutes: The unofficial guide to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, including basic setup, easy iOS tweaks, and time-saving tips

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In 30 minutes, learn how to unlock the secrets of your iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, or iPhone 6/6S Plus. Whether you own an iPhone or are thinking about buying one, this guide will help you get the most out of the device and its powerful hardware, the iOS operating system, and the ever-expanding universe of iPhone apps. Written in plain English with a touch of humor and lots of screenshots, this guide covers basic features as well as hidden tricks and time-savers. Topics include:

* Setting up your new iPhone 6/iPhone 6S/iPhone 6 Plus/iPhone 6S Plus

* How to customize your iPhone’s appearance

* What you need to know if you are migrating from Android

* Touch screen basics

* 3D Touch, Peek, and Pop

* Managing your Home screens

* Switching apps and multitasking

* Typing and text tricks

* Siri and its kid brother, Dictation

* Getting the most out of the powerful iPhone camera

* Limitations of Apple's Photos app

* Managing iCloud settings

* Security features, from Find My iPhone to Touch ID

* Wi-Fi and other wireless settings

* Four ways to conserve battery power

* Five ways to free up storage space on your iPhone

* How to tame notifications and after-hours calls

* Moving, deleting, and grouping apps

* Nine great apps for your iPhone

About the series: Since 2012, In 30 Minutes® guides have helped people all over the world understand complex topics, including technology, medicine, and personal finance. For more information, visit in30minutes.com. 

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About the author

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S In 30 Minutes is authored by Ian Lamont, an award-winning technology journalist and the founder of i30 Media Corp. He has written for more than a dozen online and print publications, and was the managing editor of The Industry Standard. He has authored several In 30 Minutes guides, including Dropbox In 30 Minutes, Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, Twitter In 30 Minutes, and Excel Basics In 30 Minutes.  

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i30 Media
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Nov 16, 2015
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Pages
102
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ISBN
9781939924506
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English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / Mobile Devices
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / Macintosh
Computers / Operating Systems / Macintosh
Computers / Reference
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In 30 minutes, learn how to unlock the secrets of your iPhone! Whether you own an iPhone or are thinking about buying one, this guide will help you get the most out of the device and its powerful hardware, the iOS operating system, and the ever-expanding universe of iPhone apps. Written in plain English with a touch of humor and lots of screenshots, this iPhone manual covers basic features as well as hidden tricks and time-savers for the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus. Topics include:

* Setting up your new iPhone

* How to customize your iPhone’s appearance

* What you need to know if you are migrating from Android

* Touch screen basics

* 3D Touch, Peek, and Pop

* Managing your Home screens

* Switching apps and multitasking

* Typing and text tricks

* Siri and its kid brother, Dictation

* Getting the most out of the powerful iPhone camera

* Managing iCloud settings

* Security features, from Find My iPhone to Touch ID

* Wi-Fi and other wireless settings

* How to tame notifications and after-hours calls

* Moving, deleting, and grouping apps

* Four ways to conserve battery power

* Seven ways to free up storage space on your iPhone

* Nine exceptional apps for your iPhone

As its name suggests, iPhone Basics In 30 Minutes covers basic setup, simple customization steps, and tips on how to get the most out of your iPhone. It is not a comprehensive guide. Nevertheless, in a single reading you will discover new features and learn time-saving shortcuts that will enable you to see your iPhone in a whole new light. Buy the guide today!  

"This book is a must for anyone attempting to examine the iPhone. The level of forensic detail is excellent. If only all guides to forensics were written with this clarity!"-Andrew Sheldon, Director of Evidence Talks, computer forensics experts

With iPhone use increasing in business networks, IT and security professionals face a serious challenge: these devices store an enormous amount of information. If your staff conducts business with an iPhone, you need to know how to recover, analyze, and securely destroy sensitive data. iPhone Forensics supplies the knowledge necessary to conduct complete and highly specialized forensic analysis of the iPhone, iPhone 3G, and iPod Touch. This book helps you:

Determine what type of data is stored on the deviceBreak v1.x and v2.x passcode-protected iPhones to gain access to the deviceBuild a custom recovery toolkit for the iPhoneInterrupt iPhone 3G's "secure wipe" processConduct data recovery of a v1.x and v2.x iPhone user disk partition, and preserve and recover the entire raw user disk partitionRecover deleted voicemail, images, email, and other personal data, using data carving techniquesRecover geotagged metadata from camera photosDiscover Google map lookups, typing cache, and other data stored on the live file systemExtract contact information from the iPhone's database Use different recovery strategies based on case needs

And more. iPhone Forensics includes techniques used by more than 200 law enforcement agencies worldwide, and is a must-have for any corporate compliance and disaster recovery plan.

UPDATED IN 2018! Here's your chance to finally learn how to use Microsoft Excel! In a single sitting, this quick and easy user guide will help you learn MS Excel basics, from navigating the home screen to working with formulas and charts. It’s a great Excel tutorial that will help you in the office, at school, or even at home. 

Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots that demonstrate exactly what to do. This MS Excel tutorial references Excel 2016, but most of the step-by-step instructions apply to earlier versions of MS Excel released as part of the Microsoft Office and Office 365 suites, including Excel 2013 and Excel 2010. If you don't own Excel, the book explains how to use two free online spreadsheets programs: Excel Online and Google Sheets (part of the Google Drive online office suite). The book also covers the Excel mobile apps: Excel for Android and Excel for iOS.

 Topics in this top-selling Excel book include: 

* Excel screen layout, cells, and terminology

* Excel 2016 vs. Excel Online vs. Google Sheets

* Basic Excel formatting

* AutoFill

* Excel formulas and functions

* How to make charts in Excel

* Sorting and filtering

* Collaboration and sharing

* Exporting PDF, CSV, and other forms

* Printing tips

* Excel import and export formats (PDF, .CSV, .TSV, text, etc.)

This is not an Excel bible, but rather a basic Excel tutorial and reference that answers the core questions that any new Excel user will have: 

* What is a spreadsheet?

* What are cells?

* What is the button with the Greek letter for?

* How can Excel spreadsheets create basic financial projections?

* How can certain data in a worksheet be highlighted?

* How can data be alphabetized or ranked?

* How to edit a chart in Excel

* How to print an Excel spreadsheet without cutting off columns

The second edition is up-to-date with new instructions and high-resolution screenshots of Excel 2016, Excel Online, and the new Google Sheets. It includes new sections about collaboration, OneDrive, and other features. 

Here are some real reader reviews of Excel Basics In 30 Minutes: 

“Fast and easy, this book is everything it claims to be. The material presented is very basic but it is also incredibly accessible with step-by- step screenshots and a friendly tone more like a friend or co-worker explaining how to use Excel than a technical manual.”

"One thing I particularly liked about 'Excel Basics in 30 minutes' is that it covers BOTH the MS Excel basics and the Google version basics. Explaining anything this intricate in 30 minutes is a challenge. (Can it be read in 30 minutes? Yes, I could do it, but I am not a typical user, I did not need to stop and practice the examples.) I was impressed that the book does go into some of the ‘meat’ of Excel while still being a book that someone with NO previous exposure to a spreadsheet can grasp.”

Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is authored by Ian Lamont, an award-winning technology writer and author of Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, Twitter In 30 Minutes, and Dropbox In 30 Minutes.

In 30 minutes, learn how to unlock the secrets of your iPhone! Whether you own an iPhone or are thinking about buying one, this guide will help you get the most out of the device and its powerful hardware, the iOS operating system, and the ever-expanding universe of iPhone apps. Written in plain English with a touch of humor and lots of screenshots, this iPhone manual covers basic features as well as hidden tricks and time-savers for the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus. Topics include:

* Setting up your new iPhone

* How to customize your iPhone’s appearance

* What you need to know if you are migrating from Android

* Touch screen basics

* 3D Touch, Peek, and Pop

* Managing your Home screens

* Switching apps and multitasking

* Typing and text tricks

* Siri and its kid brother, Dictation

* Getting the most out of the powerful iPhone camera

* Managing iCloud settings

* Security features, from Find My iPhone to Touch ID

* Wi-Fi and other wireless settings

* How to tame notifications and after-hours calls

* Moving, deleting, and grouping apps

* Four ways to conserve battery power

* Seven ways to free up storage space on your iPhone

* Nine exceptional apps for your iPhone

As its name suggests, iPhone Basics In 30 Minutes covers basic setup, simple customization steps, and tips on how to get the most out of your iPhone. It is not a comprehensive guide. Nevertheless, in a single reading you will discover new features and learn time-saving shortcuts that will enable you to see your iPhone in a whole new light. Buy the guide today!  

UPDATED IN 2018! Here's your chance to finally learn how to use Microsoft Excel! In a single sitting, this quick and easy user guide will help you learn MS Excel basics, from navigating the home screen to working with formulas and charts. It’s a great Excel tutorial that will help you in the office, at school, or even at home. 

Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is written in plain English, with lots of step-by-step instructions and screenshots that demonstrate exactly what to do. This MS Excel tutorial references Excel 2016, but most of the step-by-step instructions apply to earlier versions of MS Excel released as part of the Microsoft Office and Office 365 suites, including Excel 2013 and Excel 2010. If you don't own Excel, the book explains how to use two free online spreadsheets programs: Excel Online and Google Sheets (part of the Google Drive online office suite). The book also covers the Excel mobile apps: Excel for Android and Excel for iOS.

 Topics in this top-selling Excel book include: 

* Excel screen layout, cells, and terminology

* Excel 2016 vs. Excel Online vs. Google Sheets

* Basic Excel formatting

* AutoFill

* Excel formulas and functions

* How to make charts in Excel

* Sorting and filtering

* Collaboration and sharing

* Exporting PDF, CSV, and other forms

* Printing tips

* Excel import and export formats (PDF, .CSV, .TSV, text, etc.)

This is not an Excel bible, but rather a basic Excel tutorial and reference that answers the core questions that any new Excel user will have: 

* What is a spreadsheet?

* What are cells?

* What is the button with the Greek letter for?

* How can Excel spreadsheets create basic financial projections?

* How can certain data in a worksheet be highlighted?

* How can data be alphabetized or ranked?

* How to edit a chart in Excel

* How to print an Excel spreadsheet without cutting off columns

The second edition is up-to-date with new instructions and high-resolution screenshots of Excel 2016, Excel Online, and the new Google Sheets. It includes new sections about collaboration, OneDrive, and other features. 

Here are some real reader reviews of Excel Basics In 30 Minutes: 

“Fast and easy, this book is everything it claims to be. The material presented is very basic but it is also incredibly accessible with step-by- step screenshots and a friendly tone more like a friend or co-worker explaining how to use Excel than a technical manual.”

"One thing I particularly liked about 'Excel Basics in 30 minutes' is that it covers BOTH the MS Excel basics and the Google version basics. Explaining anything this intricate in 30 minutes is a challenge. (Can it be read in 30 minutes? Yes, I could do it, but I am not a typical user, I did not need to stop and practice the examples.) I was impressed that the book does go into some of the ‘meat’ of Excel while still being a book that someone with NO previous exposure to a spreadsheet can grasp.”

Excel Basics In 30 Minutes, 2nd Edition is authored by Ian Lamont, an award-winning technology writer and author of Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, Twitter In 30 Minutes, and Dropbox In 30 Minutes.

Updated in 2017 to cover the new Dropbox interface and features! What is Dropbox, and how can you get the most out of Dropbox on your computer, phone, or tablet? In Dropbox In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), award-winning technology journalist Ian Lamont uses step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and a touch of humor to explain everything from basic Dropbox installation steps to best practices for Dropbox sharing. In a single sitting, this quick and easy guide will help you get the most out of Dropbox on your computer, phone, or tablet.

The second edition of this popular Dropbox book includes updated chapters as well as additional sections describing new Dropbox features of the Dropbox application for Windows and Mac PCs and laptops, the Dropbox app for iOS devices (including the Dropbox app for iPhones and iPads), and the Dropbox app for Android phones and tablets. The Dropbox manual also covers many useful features of Dropbox.com for backing up, sharing, and recovering files. In addition, the book's popular Dropbox FAQ has been expanded.

What's inside

* Dropbox system requirements

* How Dropbox works in the cloud

* Installing Dropbox on Windows PCs (Dropbox on Windows 7 and earlier, Dropbox on Windows 10 and Windows 8)

* Installing Dropbox on Macs (macOS), iOS and Android

* Saving files to Dropbox

* Working with Dropbox folders and files

* Dropbox preferences and Selective Sync

* Opening a file or folder from a second computer

* Dropbox mobile app: Downloading/uploading files

* Dropbox Camera Upload for backing up and transferring photos from your mobile phone

* Dropbox sharing via links

* Dropbox collaboration

Dropbox In 30 Minutes also includes an unofficial FAQ that answers the following questions:

* How can I get free space on Dropbox?

* How secure is Dropbox?

* How do I delete Dropbox?

* Why is Dropbox taking so long to sync?

* Are Dropbox Business and Dropbox Pro accounts worth the extra cost?

* How can I recover deleted Dropbox files?

* What is Dropbox Paper and is it a substitute for Microsoft Word or Google Docs?

* What are Dropbox comments?

* What happens when the same file is opened simultaneously on more than one computer?

* What are third-party Dropbox apps?

What readers are saying about this Dropbox book

Thousands of satisfied readers have purchased this Dropbox book or downloaded the Dropbox ebook edition. While Dropbox In 30 Minutes is intended for beginners, even experienced users will discover a few new Dropbox tricks. Here's what real readers are saying:

"This was truly a 30-minute Dropbox tutorial. I have mastered the basics without bugging my 20-year-old son! Yahoo!"

"I have read Ian's books on Dropbox and Google Drive/Docs. He's an excellent writer, and the books are highly worthwhile, especially for people new to these applications."

"A short but thorough introduction to Dropbox. In my opinion, this is highly recommendable book for those who are approaching Dropbox or who need it for work and cooperative projects."

"I didn't know how to use Dropbox when I bought this book, and after reading it, I was able to set up my account and to use it with my students. It is short and to the point. I am a beginner and much of these online storage options are new to me, but I was able to read the book and to then use the app."

Buy your copy today!

Note: Dropbox In 30 Minutes is not affiliated with "For Dummies" books, Dropbox, or other services referenced in the guide. In 30 Minutes® is a registered trademark of publisher i30 Media Corp. All rights reserved.


Are you interested in using Twitter, but don't know where to start? Are you mystified by hashtags, retweets, and other strange conventions? The revised and expanded third edition of Twitter In 30 Minutes is here to help! This unofficial Twitter tutorial will walk you through the basics, using plain English, step-by-step instructions, and lots of examples from real Twitter users. In no time, you'll learn how to:

* Create a new Twitter account online or on your phone

* Customize your Twitter profile with photos and a bio that's right for you

* Navigate Twitter icons, the Twitter app, and Twitter.com 

* Follow other Twitter accounts … and block those you don't like

* Identify local people and organizations using Twitter

* Find people who share the same interests and hobbies

* Compose your first Tweets

* Share photos 

* Use hashtags, retweets, and other Twitter conventions 

There's more. Twitter In 30 Minutes shows you how all kinds of people use Twitter to promote their businesses, connect with their followers, explore their interests, and have fun! It's peppered with real-world examples, from everyday people to celebrities.

Authored by award-winning technology journalist Ian Lamont, the revised third edition of Twitter In 30 Minutes covers Twitter's new interface for the Web and mobile devices such as the iPhone and Android phones. There are new screenshots, along with instructions for registration on iOS and Android devices. 

Twitter In 30 Minutes is a perfect introduction to people who are new to Twitter, as well as those who already have accounts and want to learn how to get the most out of Twitter. Buy the book today! 

Here's what real readers are saying about TWITTER IN 30 MINUTES:

"I quickly set up a Twitter account and started using it within a half hour. I would recommend this book for anyone who doesn't have a Twitter account, for those who do have one but aren't actively using it, and for those who aren't quite sure how to get the most out of their account."

"Though I have been using Twitter for some time now, I still learned a thing or two from reading this."

"Clarified any issues I had or concerns and listed some excellent precautions."

"Perfect introduction to Twitter. Quick and easy read with lots of photos. I finally understand the #!"

"I've been tweeting for over a year but learned a lot if helpful details I hadn't been aware of until now. Lots of easy to understand info, and good instructions with screenshots that make it easy to understand. Thanks for the help and making Twitter even more fun."

"Just the quick, light intro I wanted. No annoying bits of philosophy. Some careful warnings about privacy and courtesy are included. You really can skim it in 30 minutes."

"Easy to read and actually fun to fire up my twitter account and play along with each chapter. Everyone has 30 spare minutes spread out over a week (if not a day) to read this guide." 

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