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The iPhone Pocket Guide, Sixth Edition by Christopher Breen

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7. The Stores

You know that constant use gives you the power to drain your iPhone’s or iPod touch’s battery. In what some people might view as a turnabout-is-fair-play situation, these devices have the power to drain your wallet. Their means for doing so are three Apple-owned online emporiums accessible from your device: the iTunes Store, the App Store, and the iBookstore.

The first store lets you browse, purchase, and download music, videos, podcasts, and iTunes U content over a Wi-Fi or 3G (iPhone only) connection with nothing more than your iPhone or iPod touch and an iTunes account linked to your credit card. (If you haven’t yet created an iTunes account, page back to Chapter 2, where I discuss setting up your device.)

The App Store is where ...

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