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The iPhone Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition: Ginormous knowledge, pocket-sized by Christopher Breen

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4. Mail and Calendar

Seeking a less-immediate way to communicate than the phone or messaging? Can’t figure out how to copy your notes and photos from your iPhone to a computer that’s not synced with your iPhone or how to receive documents that you can view on your iPhone? Or is your life so tied to email that you can’t stand to be away from your computer for more than a couple of hours? If so, you and the iPhone’s Mail application are about to become best friends.

Portable email is a real boon, and so is knowing where you’re supposed to be from one minute to the next. To help with the latter, the iPhone includes a Calendar application that lets you sync your schedule with your Mac or Windows PC, as well as create calendar events on the go. ...

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