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

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Chapter 17

Getting the Most Out of Video Features

Get ready to . . .

Capture Your Own Videos with the Built-In Cameras

Play Movies or TV Shows with Videos

Turn On Closed-Captioning

Delete a Video from the iPhone

Let Others Know about Your Favorite Videos

Using the Videos app, you can watch downloaded movies or TV shows, as well as media you’ve synced from iCloud or your Mac or PC.

In addition, iPhone 5 sports both a front and rear video camera you can use to capture your own videos, and by downloading the iMovie app for iPhone (a more limited version of the longtime mainstay on Mac computers), you add the capability to edit those videos. The four-inch Retina display on iPhone 5 and later, which offers even more pixels than iPhone 4S, and an 8MP iSight camera that can record high-definition video make iPhone 5/5S/5C one of the best phones ever for viewing and capturing images, both still and moving.

In this chapter, I explain all about shooting and watching video content from a variety of sources. For practice, you might want to refer to Chapter 12 first to find out how to purchase or download one of many available TV shows or movies from the Videos Store and Chapter 13 for help with downloading the iMovie app.

Capture Your Own Videos with the Built-In Cameras

The camera lens that comes on iPhone 5S has perks for photographers, including a larger aperture and improved sensor, which makes for better images all around. In addition, auto image stabilization makes up for ...

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