iPad for the Older and Wiser

iPad for the Older and Wiser : Get Up and Running with Apple iPad2 and the New iPad

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Easy-to-follow, friendly advice on using your iPad and iOS 5 Following on the heels of the popular first edition of this book, this new edition gets you up and running on new iPad features such as iCloud, tabbed browsing, the new Messages app, and new photo editing capabilities. But it also includes general information you won't want to miss no matter which iPad you have, such as how to set up and register your iPad, sync it with other devices, download apps from the App Store, play games or watch films, and much more. Packed with clear, easy-to-follow instruction and advice reinforced with lots of helpful illustrations, this approachable guide shows you how to make the iPad part of your everyday life.
Gets you up to speed on the latest and greatest features you can enjoy with your new iPad, such as a new Messages app, untethered setup, the Music app redesign, and multitasking Walks you through the steps so you can start using your iPad for things you do every day, such as surfing the web, ordering groceries, organizing photos, and staying in touch with family and friends via email Reviews what you need to know to connect to the Internet, sync with other devices, play games or watch films, and more This friendly and understandable book gets you up to speed with this highly usable gadget in no time.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 172.72 x 205.74 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • ill
  • 1118401875
  • 9781118401873
  • 368,465

Table of contents

Introduction 1 What is the iPad? 1 How this book is structured 3 Part I -- Getting started with your iPad 5 Chapter 1 -- Choosing and buying your iPad 7 Which generation do you want? 7 How much storage space do you need? 9 Connecting to the Internet: Wi-Fi or 4G/3G? 10 Where to buy your iPad 13 Chapter 2 -- Getting your iPad up and running 17 Setting up your iPad 17 Navigating the Home screen 25 Changing the iPad orientation 26 Turning the iPad on and off 26 Setting up your Internet connection 27 Making your iPad easier to use 33 Adjusting other iPad settings 34 Securing your iPad 36 Using the iTunes software on your computer 37 Introducing iCloud 42 Updating your iPad software 47 Charging your iPad 48 Troubleshooting and fi xing your iPad 50 Chapter 3 -- Keeping notes on your iPad 55 Understanding the Notes screen 56 Writing your first note 58 Dictating notes to your iPad 63 Using Auto-text to speed up your writing 64 Creating your own shortcuts 65 Editing your text 66 Adding and deleting notes 71 Emailing and printing notes 72 Searching your notes 72 Using the Reminders app 75 Part II -- Using your iPad for communications 81 Chapter 4 -- Managing your address book and birthday list 83 Browsing your contacts 84 Adding contacts to your iPad 86 Adding birthdays and anniversaries 88 Searching your contacts 90 Chapter 5 -- Keeping in touch with friends by email 93 Creating an email account 94 Setting up your email account on your iPad 95 Sending an email 101 Reading your emails 105 Managing email folders 108 Searching your emails 110 Chapter 6 -- Using FaceTime for video calls 115 Logging in to FaceTime 116 Starting a FaceTime call 117 Talking to a friend with FaceTime 119 Receiving a FaceTime call 122 Chapter 7 -- Sending instant messages using iMessage 125 Sending messages 126 Splitting and centring the keyboard 129 Managing message alerts through the Notification Centre 130 Chapter 8 -- Browsing the web on your iPad 135 Entering a website address 136 Using the Search box 139 Zooming the page 140 Scrolling the page 141 Using links on websites 143 Entering information into websites 144 Browsing multiple websites at the same time in tabs 145 Managing bookmarks, history and web clips 148 Sharing website content 154 Using Reader to make it easier to read pages 155 Using Private Browsing mode 156 Part III -- Sound and vision 161 Chapter 9 -- Adding music and video to your iPad 163 Browsing the iTunes store 164 Buying music and video from iTunes 167 Using the iTunes store on your computer 169 Removing content and downloading it again 170 Adding CDs to your iPad using your computer 172 Using iTunes Match to copy music from your computer to your iPad 174 Chapter 10 -- Playing audio and video on your iPad 179 Playing audio content on your iPad 180 Playing podcasts and audiobooks 187 Watching videos on your iPad 188 Part IV -- Getting creative with the iPad 197 Chapter 11 -- Taking and browsing photos on your iPad 199 Using the cameras on your iPad 200 Viewing photos on your iPad 205 Editing your photos on your iPad 211 Viewing videos on your iPad 213 Chapter 12 -- Adding and managing apps on your iPad 217 Downloading apps to your iPad 218 Rearranging your apps and web clips 222 Deleting apps and web clips 226 Multitasking with apps on your iPad 226 Using multitasking gestures 227 10 more apps to get you started 227 Part V -- Using maps and books on the iPad 231 Chapter 13 -- Finding your way with Maps 233 Finding where you are on the map 234 Getting directions to a friend's house 237 Using Maps to update your address book 241 Chapter 14 -- Reading books and magazines on your iPad 245 Installing iBooks on your iPad 246 Downloading books using iBooks 246 Reading books using iBooks 248 Using the Amazon Kindle app 250 Using Newsstand to buy magazines 250 Glossary 253 Index 259
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