iPad 2 For Dummies

iPad 2 For Dummies

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The up-to-date guide to getting the most out of your iPad or iPad 2! With an elegantly thin form, front-and-rear-facing cameras, irresistible multitouch interface, and, now, with the awesome iOS 5 and iCloud, the iPad is one addictive device. This full-color guide helps you get to know your iPad so well you may never want to put it down! Mac experts and veteran For Dummies authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus walk you through the basics as you set up and explore the iPad, master the multitouch interface, set up iTunes for your iPad, browse the web, find apps in the App Store, and synchronize it all with iCloud. You'll learn how to turn your iPad into the ultimate gaming machine; curl up with an iBook; immerse yourself in music, videos, movies, and TV shows; and organize, edit, and share photos. Keep in touch with e-mail, social networking apps, iMessage, and FaceTime video calling. Plus, you'll never be late again, with the iPad's built-in address book, calendar, Maps, and Reminders.
Covers the iPad 2 and iPad Fully updated for the newest iOS 5 features including Notification Center, iMessage, Newsstand, AirPlay Mirroring, Safari Reader, and more Explains how to record HD video; take fantastic photos; surf the web; organize your e-mail and calendar; and find your favorite music, movies, games, and apps Includes tips on protecting your information and troubleshooting From the beginner basics to smooth and savvy tips, iPad 2 For Dummies, 3rd Edition will make you wonder how you ever lived without your iPad.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 861.82g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1118176790
  • 9781118176795
  • 209,905

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Videos, music, photos, apps, and more -- fire up your iPad and enjoy everything that entertains you!Powerful computer, iPod, game console, and e-reader rolled into one, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets -- and more -- into one portable device. With this full-color guide, your iPad's secrets will be an open book. Covering Apple's latest iPad and iOS software, you'll discover how to find cool apps, organize your life with Reminders, stay connected with Notification Center, text with iMessage, and more.Touch all the basics -- learn to navigate the multitouch interface, use the onscreen keyboard, and let your fingers do the walking with multitasking gesturesDo you see me now? -- video-chat with FaceTime(R), shoot and edit photos and HD video with your iPad, and share it all onlineChill out -- listen to your favorite tunes, watch videos, play games, or curl up with an e-bookMaximize your App-titude -- find the best apps to indulge your interests, install applications on your iPad, and keep them all up to dateCut the cord -- activate and set up your device wirelessly, download software updates directly on your iPad, and stay in sync with iCloudOpen the book and find: Steps for getting started with your iPadHow to video-chat with FaceTimeTips for syncing your music, photos, e-mail, contacts, and calendars with iCloudEasy ways to organize your to-do lists with RemindersHow to stay connected with Facebook and TwitterDetails about connecting to a Wi-Fi networkAdvice on troubleshooting your iPadInformation about cool accessories to go along with your iPadLearn to: Set up your iPad, browse the Web, and download appsView and send e-mail, listen to music, watch movies, and make FaceTime callsCapture photos, record video, play games, read your favorite books and magazines, and text with iMessageIN FULL COLOR!
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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 41 Part II: The Internet iPad 65 Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari 67 Chapter 5: The E-Mail Must Get Through 83 Chapter 6: Surfin' the Web without a Board (or at Least without Safari) 109 Chapter 7: Apply Here (to Find Out about iPad Apps) 131 Part III: The iPad at Work and Play 149 Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPad 151 Chapter 9: iPad Video: Seeing Is Believing 165 Chapter 10: You Oughta Be in Pictures 183 Chapter 11: Curling Up with a Good iBook 201 Chapter 12: The iPad at Work 217 Part IV: The Undiscovered iPad 237 Chapter 13: Setting You Straight on Settings 239 Chapter 14: When Good iPads Go Bad 261 Chapter 15: Accessorizing Your iPad 273 Part V: The Part of Tens 289 Chapter 16: Ten Appetizing (and Free) Apps 291 Chapter 17: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 301 Chapter 18: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 311 Index 323
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About Bob Levitus

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY and 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 Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies .
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