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iPhone® 4S For Dummies®, 5th Edition by Bob LeVitus, Edward C. Baig

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Chapter 6

Five Indispensible Utilities

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the calendar’s different views and functions

arrow Calculating with your iPhone

arrow Using the clock as an alarm, a stopwatch, and a timer too

arrow Leaving voice reminders

arrow Reminding yourself about reminders

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The iPhone is a smartphone. And, as a smart device, it can remind you of appointments, tell you the time where you live (or halfway around the world), and even help you perform arithmetic.

Over the next few pages, we look at a few of the iPhone’s core — if, frankly, unsexy — apps. Indeed, we’d venture to say that no one bought an iPhone because of its calendar, calculator, clock, voice recorder, or new Reminders app. Just the same, it’s awfully handy having these programs around.

Working with the Calendar

The Calendar program lets you keep on top of your appointments and events (birthdays, anniversaries, and the like). You open ...

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