iPad mini For Dummies

iPad mini For Dummies

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Find out why the iPad mini has never been bigger This new edition of iPad mini For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks for getting an even bigger bang out of your iPad mini. Presented in full-color and written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly guide walks you through the multitouch interface, going online, getting connected, packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, and movies, synchronizing your data, texting with iMessage, working with Siri, importing pictures and launching slideshows, getting organized with Reminders, finding your way with Maps, working with the Calendar, protecting your information, accessorizing your iPad mini, and much more. Updated and revised throughout to cover Apple's newest iPad mini hardware and iOS software, iPad mini For Dummies is the ideal companion to help you make the most out of your device. Plus, if you run into any problems along the way, you'll find easy-to-follow, expert troubleshooting and maintenance tips.
* Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest iPad mini hardware and iOS software * Shows you how to turn your iPad mini into an entertainment hub * Covers the key features and tools readers need to become iPad mini mavericks * Written by Edward C. Baig, the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today, and Bob LeVitus, often referred to as "Dr. Mac" Your iPad mini may be small, but it packs a big punch. In this full-color guide, you'll unlock all of its incredible capabilities and have a blast while you're at it!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 194 x 233 x 19mm | 630g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • 1118933524
  • 9781118933527
  • 341,576

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Learn to:

Stay in touch with email, texts, and FaceTime(R) video calls Browse the web and have some fun with music, movies, apps, and more Use iCloud to connect your iPad mini with all of your Apple devices

Your easy-to-use guide to the powerful and popular iPad mini

The iPad mini continues to deliver one of the best tablet experiences available. Dig into this comprehensive guide for a clear understanding of the latest features, apps, and functions. You'll get all the latest on updates to iOS 8 and iCloud, as well as details on using iMessage, iTunes, and more!

Customize your settings -- start with the basics to get your iPad mini set up just the way you like Surf the Internet -- use Safari(R) to get online, discover how to use email and maps, and learn to go mobile Utilize your media -- jump into iTunes(R), create videos, take and share photos, and find out how to use the iBook(R) reader Get to work -- go beyond all the fun stuff with a variety of productivity apps and utilities Get connected -- use iCloud to connect all of your Apple devices and store your most important documents and media securely

Open the book and find:

Tips on getting started with your iPad mini The skinny on using Siri(R) to get answers Details on using iCloud and interactive games How to set up iTunes with your iPad mini Help with mastering the multitouch interface Tips on using AirDrop to share photos and videos Tricks to make your iPad mini an entertainment hub The lowdown on mastering Control Center
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Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting to Know Your iPad mini 5 Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPad mini 7 Chapter 2: iPad mini Basic Training 21 Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad mini 43 Part II: The Internet iPad mini 65 Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari 67 Chapter 5: The Email Must Get Through 85 Chapter 6: Maps Are Where It s At 115 Part III: The Multimedia iPad mini 127 Chapter 7: The Listening Experience 129 Chapter 8: iPad mini Videography 145 Chapter 9: Photography on a Larger Scale 163 Chapter 10: Curling Up with a Good iBook 189 Part IV: The iPad mini at Work 207 Chapter 11: App-solutely! 209 Chapter 12: People, Places, and Appointments 225 Chapter 13: Indispensable iPad mini Utilities 237 Chapter 14: Taking iPad mini Controls Siri-ously 253 Part V: The Undiscovered iPad mini 261 Chapter 15: Setting You Straight on Settings 263 Chapter 16: When Good iPad minis Go Bad 295 Chapter 17: Accessorizing Your iPad mini 307 Part VI: The Part of Tens 323 Chapter 18: Ten Appetizing and Free Apps 325 Chapter 19: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 335 Chapter 20: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 347 Index 357
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About Edward C. Baig

Edward C. Baig is the personal tech columnist for USA TODAY. His regular coverage runs in the Money section and online at usatoday.com/tech. Bob LeVitus, often referred to as Dr. Mac, is one of the world s leading authorities on all things Apple and is one of the Mac community s most trusted gurus.
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