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iPhone 4S Made Simple by Gary Mazo, Rene Ritchie, Martin Trautschold

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Chapter  7

Multitasking and Siri

In this chapter, we will describe how to multitask and jump between apps on your iPhone. Multitasking means you can leave one app running in the background while you do something else, such as stream Internet radio, listen to turn-by-turn directions, or take Skype calls.

We’ll also introduce you to Apple’s revolutionary Siri service, an artificially intelligent “assistant” that will listen to your voice commands and then send your messages, book your appointments, and search for the information you need—when you need it.

Fast App Switching

The Fast App Switcher enables you to leave many of your apps running in the background. It also lets you switch from the current app to another without stopping the app you’re ...

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