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iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Nancy C. Muir

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Chapter 1

Buying Your iPhone

Get ready to . . .

Discover What’s New in iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iOS 7

Choose the Right iPhone for You

Decide How Much Memory Is Enough

Understand What You Need to Use Your iPhone

Know Where to Buy Your iPhone

Explore What’s in the Box

Take a First Look at the Gadget

You’ve read about it. You’ve seen on the news the lines at Apple Stores on the day a new version of the iPhone is released. You’re so intrigued that you’ve decided to get your own iPhone to have a smartphone that offers more than the ability to make and receive calls. iPhone also offers lots of fun apps; allows you to explore the online world; allows you to read e-books, magazines, and periodicals; allows you to organize your photos, and more.

Trust me: You’ve made a good decision, because the iPhone redefined the mobile phone experience in an exciting way. It’s also an absolutely perfect fit for many seniors.

In this chapter, you learn about the advantages of iPhone, as well as where to buy this little gem and associated data plans from providers. After you have one in your hands, I help you explore what’s in the box and get an overview of the little buttons and slots you’ll encounter — luckily, the iPhone has very few of them.

Discover What’s New in iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iOS 7

Apple’s iPhone gets its features from a combination of hardware and its software operating system (called iOS; the term is short for iPhone operating system, in case you need to know that ...

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