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For Seniors: Listen to Podcasts on Your iPhone 4S

Podcasts are audio or video broadcasts you can listen or watch to on your iPhone 4S. Most of them are free, and iTunes features a wide variety of broadcast topics. [more…]

For Seniors: Go to School at iTunes U from Your iPhone 4S

One very cool feature of iTunes that you can access from your iPhone 4S is iTunes U, a compilation of free and often excellent online courses from universities and other providers. [more…]

For Seniors: Shop from Your iPhone 4S

Besides the iTunes Store, you can shop from a variety of sources from your iPhone 4S. One feature that’s missing from the iPhone is support for Flash, a format of video playback that many online video-on-demand [more…]

For Seniors: Enable Auto Downloads of Purchases from Other Devices

You can enable auto downloads of purchases from other devices on your iPhone 4S. With iCloud, you can make a purchase or download free content on any of your Apple devices, and iCloud automatically shares [more…]

For Seniors: Recommended Apps for Your iPhone 4S

New iPhone 4S apps are in development, so you'll find even more apps that can fit your needs than those listed here. Access the App Store by tapping the App Store icon on the Home screen. Then tap in the [more…]

For Seniors: Get Apps from the App Store on Your iPhone 4S

Buying apps from your iPhone 4S requires that you have an iTunes account. After you have an account, you can use the saved payment information there to buy apps in a few simple steps or download free apps [more…]

For Seniors: Organize Your iPhone 4S Applications on Home Screens

iPhone 4S can display up to 11 Home screens. By default, the first contains preinstalled apps, and the second Home screen contains a few more preinstalled apps in the Utilities folder; other screens are [more…]

For Seniors: Organize and Delete iPhone 4S Apps

iPhone 4S lets you organize apps in folders. When you no longer need an app you have installed, it’s time to get rid of it. (You can't delete apps that are preinstalled on the iPhone.) If you use iCloud [more…]

For Seniors: Update Apps on Your iPhone 4S

App developers update their apps all the time, so you might want to check for those updates for your iPhone 4S. Assuming Notifications Settings are set up to alert you to updates, the App Store icon on [more…]

For Seniors: Find Books for Your iPhone 4S with iBooks

The iPhone 4S is a bit different from traditional e-readers: It isn’t only for reading books, and you have to download the iBooks app to enable it as an e-reader [more…]

For Seniors: E-book Sources Besides iBookstore for Your iPhone 4S

The iPhone 4S is capable of using iBooks and other e-reader apps to read book content from other bookstores, so you can get books from sources other than iBookstore. To do so, first download another e-reader [more…]

For Seniors: How to Buy Books for Your iPhone 4S

If you've set up an account with iTunes on your iPhone 4S, you can buy books at the iBookstore easily using the iBooks app on your iPhone. [more…]

For Seniors: Navigate a Book on Your iPhone 4S

Your iPhone 4S can double as an e-reader if you download iBooks or other reader apps. Navigating through a book is much the same on your iPhone as on any e-reader. [more…]

For Seniors: Adjust Brightness and Change Font Size and Type in iBooks

iBooks on your iPhone 4S offers an adjustable brightness setting that you can use to make your book pages comfortable to read. If the type on your screen is a bit small for your taste, you also can change [more…]

For Seniors: Bookmarks and Highlights in e-Books on Your iPhone 4S

Bookmarks and highlights in your e-books on your iPhone 4S are like favorite sites you save in your web browser: They enable you to revisit a favorite passage or refresh your memory about a character or [more…]

For Seniors: Organize e-Books in Collections on Your iPhone 4S

The iBooks app on your iPhone 4S lets you create collections of e-books to help you organize them by your own logic, such as Tear Jerkers, Work-related, and Great Recipes. You can place a book in only [more…]

For Seniors: Download Magazine Apps to Newsstand on iPhone 4S

Newsstand is a new app for the iPhone 4S that focuses on subscribing to and reading magazines, newspapers, and other periodicals rather than books. The app has a similar look and feel to iBooks. When you [more…]

For Seniors: Read Periodicals on Your iPhone 4S through Newsstand

The Newsstand app for your iPhone 4S is a central collection point for apps that allow you to preview and buy content in each publication’s store. Note that different stores offer different options for [more…]

For Seniors: View the Music Library Contents on Your iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S includes an iPod-like app called Music that allows you to take advantage of its amazing little sound system to play your own style of music or podcasts and audiobooks. [more…]

For Seniors: Create Playlists and Search for Audio with the iPhone 4S Music App

One your iPhone 4S, you can use the Music app to create your own playlists, and you can search for an item in your Music library by using the Search feature. [more…]

For Seniors: Play Music and Other Audio with Music App on iPhone 4S

To play songs or other audio on your iPhone 4S, locate the song or audiobook you want to play in your Music libraries by using the Search feature. [more…]

For Seniors: Ping on Your iPhone 4S

Ping is a social network for music lovers that you have access to from your iPhone 4S. If you think of Facebook or other social networking sites and imagine that they’re focused around musical tastes, [more…]

For Seniors: Use AirPlay on Your iPhone 4S

The AirPlay streaming technology is built into the iPhone 4S, iPod touch, and iPad. Streaming technology allows you to send media files from one device to be played on another. You can send [more…]

For Seniors: Take Pictures with the iPhone 4S Cameras

You can shoot your photos by using the built-in cameras in the iPhone 4S. iPhone’s front- and rear-facing cameras allow you to capture photos and video and share them with family and friends. The 4S iPhone [more…]

For Seniors: View Photos on Your iPhone 4S

With its gorgeous screen, the iPhone 4S is a natural for viewing photos. The Photos app organizes your pictures into albums, using such criteria as the folder or album on your computer from which you synced [more…]

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