iPad For Dummies

iPad For Dummies

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By (author) Edward C. Baig, By (author) Bob Levitus

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 229mm x 20mm | 748g
  • Publication date: 5 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1118498232
  • ISBN 13: 9781118498231
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: col. ill
  • Sales rank: 105,952

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Brilliant, full-color guide to all things iPad - updated for iOS 6! Apple's amazing iPad continues to get better and better, and iOS 6 brings even more incredible features to the incredible iPad. If you want to get the very most out of your iPad, this is the book for you. Mac experts and veteran For Dummies authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus guide you through the iPad basics before moving on to the latest features including Siri, Passbook, Facebook integration, a brand new Maps app, and enhancements to your favorite features like FaceTime, Safari, Mail, Photos, and so much more. Covers the iPad with Retina Display, iPad 2, and iOS 6 Gets you up to speed on the multitouch interface, setting up your e-mail account, getting connected, filling your iPad with amazing apps and cool content, and more Shows you how to do tons of stuff, including how to order around your Siri virtual personal assistant, make video calls with FaceTime, unveil the iPod in your iPad, curl up with a good iBook, and get organized with Reminders Includes tips on protecting your information, troubleshooting, connecting wirelessly, adding contacts, and using your iPad as a personal hotspot From the bread-and-butter basics to the very coolest of features, iPad For Dummies, 5th Edition will make you wonder how you ever lived without your iPad.

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Edward C. Baig is the Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY as well as the author of Macs For Dummies, 11th Edition. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus pens the popular "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle and is the author of OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies.

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The iPad is better than ever! Here's how to get the most from all its cool featuresThe amazing iPad is the king of tablets. This guide is packed with advice to help you take advantage of everything it can do. Learn to take, edit, and share photos and HD video, find the coolest games, load up on music and movies, organize your life with the Calendar and Reminders, explore with Maps, and get answers to everything else from Siri!"Get acquainted" -- navigate your iPad, get comfortable with the multitouch display, and sync your stuff to and from your iPadWander the web -- surf with Safari, set up and use e-mail, send iMessages with photos and video, and find people and places with MapsMedia magic -- listen to your favorite tunes, share photo streams, watch videos, play games, or curl up with an e-bookMake work easier -- organize your to-do lists with Reminders, manage your contacts, and stay connected with Notification CenterAsk Siri(TM) -- make restaurant reservations, get the latest scores, schedule appointments, find movie showtimes, and moreOpen the book and find: Steps for getting started with your iPadAll about finding and downloading appsHow to sync your music, photos, e-mail, contacts, and calendars with iCloudTips for using Siri(TM) to compose e-mail and text messagesInstructions for getting turn- by-turn directions with MapsHow to stay connected with Facebook and TwitterDetails about cool accessories to enhance your iPad experienceTroubleshooting tipsLearn to: Set up your iPad, browse the web, and download appsHandle e-mail, enjoy music and movies, and make FaceTime callsShoot photos and video, play games, read books and magazines, and text with iMessage(TM)IN FULL COLOR!

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting to Know Your iPad 5 Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPad 7 Chapter 2: iPad Basic Training 23 Chapter 3: The Kitchen Sync: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad 43 Part II: The Internet iPad 71 Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari 73 Chapter 5: The E-Mail Must Get Through 91 Chapter 6: Maps Are Where It Is 119 Part III: The Multimedia iPad 131 Chapter 7: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPad 133 Chapter 8: iPad Video: Seeing Is Believing 147 Chapter 9: You Oughta Be in Pictures165 Chapter 10: Curling Up with a Good iBook 185 Part IV: The iPad at Work 201 Chapter 11: Apply Here (To Find Out about iPad Apps) 203 Chapter 12: People, Places, and Appointments 221 Chapter 13: Indispensible iPad Utilities 233 Chapter 14: Taking the iPad Siri-ously 247 Part V: The Undiscovered iPad 255 Chapter 15: Setting You Straight on Settings 257 Chapter 16: When Good iPads Go Bad 281 Chapter 17: Accessorizing Your iPad 293 Part VI: The Part of Tens 309 Chapter 18: Ten Appetizing (And Free) Apps 311 Chapter 19: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 321 Chapter 20: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 331 Index 345