70 iOS 7 and Legacy Tips, Tricks and Secrets
TUAW has been providing you with some hints and tricks about iOS 7, but there are a lot more cool tips that we haven't even touched upon. It's About Time Products, which has been in the business of making Macs and iOS devices understandable for quite a few years, has just come out with a wonderful iBook titled "70 iOS 7 and Legacy Tips, Tricks and Secrets" (US$1.99, on sale for a limited time for $0.99).
The book has been created to follow the design sensibilities of iOS 7, and it uses the same typeface (Helvetica Neue Ultra Light) that graces the new mobile operating system. It's designed to be used in portrait mode on your favorite iOS device, and features on-page video clips that perfectly illustrate the "tip, trick or secret" described.
There are fifteen chapters of tips in the book, covering things you probably didn't know from "Control Center, Multitasking & AirDrop" through "Keyboard & Gesture" and all the way to "Weather, Compass, Reminders, Maps, Stocks, Videos, Calculator". The videos are silent, short and sweet, and the entire book is an eye-opening fast read.
As with developer Saied G's previous iBooks and products, 70 iOS 7 and Legacy Tips, Tricks and Secrets is chock-full of things that every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owner should know. I was surprised with some of the tips, and I've been using iOS 7 since late June!
There are some products that are a no-brainer to purchase, and this book is one of them. I highly recommend this for everyone who has updated their device(s) to iOS 7. Get it while it's on sale for $0.99 and you'll be glad you did.
[Want to help your friends and family grok the iOS 7 story? Send them a link to our Don't Panic Guide to iOS 7. --Ed.]
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