My iPad

My iPad

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Covers iPad Wi-Fi and 3G


instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do.


when you run into iPad problems or limitations.

Tips and Notes

to help you get the most from your iPad.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Lean how to:

* Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi network and 3G networks

* Synchronize data between your computer and iPad

* Watch movies, TV shows, YouTube, or home videos

* Surf the Web and email

* Download apps to make your iPad even more useful

* Create documents and spreadsheets

* Build and display presentations

* Find locations and get directions

* Find the best games

* Connect keyboards, cameras, and external displays
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 566.99g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0789744716
  • 9780789744715
  • 920,302

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"Covers iPad Wi-Fi and 3G" Step-by-stepinstructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do. Helpwhen you run into iPad problems or limitations. Tips and Notesto help you get the most from your iPad. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad working just the way you want. Lean how to: - Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi network and 3G networks- Synchronize data between your computer and iPad- Watch movies, TV shows, YouTube, or home videos- Surf the Web and email- Download apps to make your iPad even more useful- Create documents and spreadsheets- Build and display presentations- Find locations and get directions- Find the best games- Connect keyboards, cameras, and external displays
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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started 3

The iPad Buttons and Switches 4

The Home Button 4

The Wake/Sleep Button 5

The Volume Control 6

The Screen Rotation Lock 6

Orientation and Movement 7

Screen Gestures 7

Tapping and Touching 7

Pinching 8

Dragging and Flicking 8

iPad Screens 9

The Lock Screen 9

The Home Screen .9

An App Screen 10

The Search Screen 10

The Settings Screen 12

Interacting with Your iPad 13

Common Interface Elements 13

Using the On Screen Keyboard 15

Editing Text 16

Chapter 2 Customizing Your iPad 21

Changing Your Wallpaper 22

Getting Details About Your iPad 24

Setting Alert Sounds 26

Password Protecting Your iPad 28

Setting Parental Restrictions 30

Changing the Home Button's Function 32

Setting Your Date and Time 34

Modifying Keyboard Settings 35

Changing Safari Settings 37

Changing iPod Settings 38

More Settings 39

Chapter 3 Networking and Syncing 41

Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection 42

Setting Up Your 3G Connection 44

Syncing with iTunes 46

Syncing Contacts, Calendars, and Other Information . . .48

Syncing Apps 49

Syncing Documents 51

Syncing Music 52

Syncing Photos 53

Syncing Using MobileMe 55

Chapter 4 Playing Music and Video 59

Playing a Song 60

Build a Playlist 63

Making iTunes Purchases 65

Downloading Podcasts 69

Playing Video 72

Viewing YouTube Videos 74

Chapter 5 Reading Books 77

Buying a Book from Apple 78

Reading a Book 81

Using Reading Aids 83

Adding Bookmarks and Highlights 85

Organizing Your Books 87

Using iBooks Alternatives 88

Chapter 6 Organizing Your Life 91

Adding a Contact 92

Searching for a Contact 94

Working with Contacts 95

Creating a Calendar Event 96

Using Calendar Views 99

Day View 99

Week View 100

Month View 101

List View 102

Creating Notes 103

Chapter 7 Surfing the Web 107

Browsing to a URL 108

Searching the Web 109

Viewing Web Pages 111

Returning to Previously Visited Websites 114

Bookmarking Websites 116

Delete Your Bookmarks 117

Delete a Single Bookmark 118

Another Way to Delete Bookmarks 118

Creating Home Screen Bookmarks 119

Filling in Web Forms 120

Opening Multiple Web Pages 123

Copying Text and Images from Web Pages 125

Using Images from Web Pages 126

Chapter 8 Communicating with Email 129

Configuring Your Email 130

Reading Your Email 133

Composing a New Message 134

Creating a Signature 135

Deleting and Moving Messages 136

Searching Email 137

Configuring How Email Is Received 138

More Email Settings 139

Chapter 9 Viewing Your Photos 143

Browsing Your Photos 143

Using Photos 146

Viewing Albums 148

Creating a Slideshow 149

Turning Your iPad into a Picture Frame 150

Capturing the Screen 152

Deleting Photos 153

Chapter 10 Writing with Pages 157

Creating a New Document 157

Styling Text 160

Reusing Styles 163

Formatting Text 164

Creating Lists 166

Column Layouts 168

Inserting Images 169

Using Shapes in Documents 172

Creating Tables 173

Creating Charts 175

Document Setup 177

Transferring Documents to Pages with iTunes 178

Transferring Documents from Pages to iTunes 180

Chapter 11 Spreadsheets with Numbers 183

Creating a New Spreadsheet 184

Totaling Columns 188

Averaging Columns 189

Performing Calculations 193

Formatting Tables 194

Formatting Cells 194

Formatting Whole Tables 197

Using Headers and Footers 198

Creating Forms 199

Creating Charts 202

Using Multiple Tables 204

Chapter 12 Presentations with Keynote 211

Building a Simple Presentation 211

Building Your Own Slide 214

Adding Transitions 218

Magic Move 219

Object Transitions 221

Organizing Slides 223

Playing Your Presentation 225

Using the VGA Adapter 226

Chapter 13 Navigating with Maps 229

Finding a Location 230

Searching for Places and Things 232

Getting Directions 233

Setting Bookmarks 235

Using Views 237

Using Satellite View 237

Using Street View 239

Getting Traffic Reports 241

Chapter 14 The World of Apps 243

Purchasing an App 244

Arranging Apps on Your iPad 247

Arranging Apps Using iTunes 248

Finding Good Apps 250

Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps 251

Getting Help with Apps 253

Telling Friends About Apps 254

Chapter 15 Using Popular and Critical Apps 257

Using iTap VNC 258

Using Bento 261

Using GoodReader 264

Using NewsRack 266

Using OmniGraffle 270

Adding a Dictionary and Thesaurus 272

Using MindNode 274

Using Skype 276

Putting Notes on Your Home/Lock Screen 279

Printing from Your iPad 283

Talk to Your iPad 285

Recording Voice Memos 288

Handwriting Notes 290

Other Useful Apps 292

Chapter 16 Games and Entertainment 295

Watching Movies with Netflix 296

Reading Comics 298

Listening to Music with Pandora 299

Composing Music 301

Playing iPad Games 303

Air Hockey 303

Harbor Master 304

Implode! 304

Angry Birds 305

Cogs HD 306

Galcon Fusion 306

Plants vs. Zombies 307

WeRule 307

Scrabble 308

Labyrinth 2 HD 309

Real Racing HD 310

Tap Tap Radiation 310

Chapter 17 iPad Accessories 313

Apple iPad Dock 314

Apple iPad Case 315

Apple iPad Dock to VGA Adapter 316

Apple Wireless Keyboard 318

Apple iPad Keyboard Dock 320

Power/Dock Accessories 321

Protecting Your iPad 322

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit 323

Index 326
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About Gary Rosenzweig

Gary Rosenzweig is an Internet entrepreneur, software developer, and technology writer. He runs CleverMedia, Inc., which produces websites, computer games, and podcasts.

CleverMedia's largest site,, features video tutorials for Apple enthusiasts. It includes many videos on using Macs, iPhones, and iPads.

Gary has written numerous computer books, including ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, Guide to Switching to the Mac, and Special Edition Using Director MX.

Gary lives in Denver, Colorado, with his wife, Debby, and daughter, Luna. He has a computer science degree from Drexel University and a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



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