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

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Chapter 13

Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather

In This Chapter

arrow Mapping your route with Maps

arrow Course-setting with Compass

arrow Getting quotes with Stocks

arrow Watching the weather with Weather

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In this chapter, we look at four of the iPhone’s Internet-enabled apps: Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather. We call them Internet-enabled because they display information collected over your Internet connection — whether Wi-Fi or wireless data network — in real time (or in the case of Stocks, near-real time).

Maps Are Where It’s At

In the first edition of this book, we said that the Maps feature was one of the sleeper hits of our iPhone experience and an app we both use more than we expected because it’s so darn handy. Since then, Maps has become better and more capable with each iOS update. You can quickly and easily discover exactly where you are; find nearby restaurants and businesses; get turn-by-turn driving, walking, and public transportation instructions from any address to any other ...

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