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Covers iOS 5.1 on iPad, iPad 2, and iPad 3rd generation

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do.

Help 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.

Learn how to:

• Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks

• Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad

• Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad

• Video chat with your friends using Skype and FaceTime

• Stream audio and video to Apple TV and other devices

• Use Dictation to create notes, emails, text messages, search the Internet, and more

• Use iCloud to synchronize data between your devices

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

• Surf the Web, and send and receive email

• Download apps to make your iPad even more useful

• Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging

• Stay organized with the Calendar app

• Use Pages and Numbers to create documents and spreadsheets

• Use Keynote to build and display presentations

Synopsis:

My iPad, 4/e, is the perfrect guide to help you get the most out of your iPad. It features task-based coverage with full-color images of preinstalled iPad apps to enable you to manage the content on your iPad. Easy to follow, step-by-step tasks show you how to find and purchase additional applications from the App Store, such as Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, iPhoto and more. In addition, you receive expert advice on topics such as customizing settings, updating and running apps, setting up networking and email, surfing the web, using peripheral devices, editing photos with iPhoto and video with iMovie, managing music, using the new Dictation features (iPad 3rd gen only), video calls using FaceTime and Skype, and much more!

 

This edition has been updated to include coverage of the latest iPad operating system - iOS 5.1 - running on any iPad model, including the new 3rd generation iPad with 4G LTE.

About the Author

Gary Rosenzweig is an Internet entrepreneur, software developer, and technology writer. He runs CleverMedia, Inc., which produces websites, computer games, apps, and podcasts. CleverMedia’s largest site, MacMost.com, 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, MacMost.com 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.

Website: http://garyrosenzweig.com ; Twitter: http://twitter.com/rosenz

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Getting Started     3

Three Generations of iPads     4

   Identifying Your iPad     4

   One Operating System     5

The iPad Buttons and Switches     6

   The Home Button     6

   The Wake/Sleep Button     7

   The Volume Control     8

   The Side Switch     8

   Orientation and Movement      9

Screen Gestures     9

   Tapping and Touching     10

   Pinching     10

   Dragging and Flicking     10

   Four-Finger Gestures    11

iPad Screens     11

   The Lock Screen     11

   The Home Screen     12

   An App Screen     13

   The Search Screen     13

   The Settings Screen     14

Interacting with Your iPad     15

   Common Interface Elements     15

   Using the On-Screen Keyboard     17

   Dictating Text     18

   Editing Text     19

Chapter 2  Customizing Your iPad    23

Changing Your Wallpaper     24

Getting Details About Your iPad     26

Setting Alert Sounds     28

Password Protecting Your iPad     30

Setting Parental Restrictions     32

Setting Side Switch Functionality     34

Setting Your Date and Time     35

Modifying Keyboard Settings     36

Changing Safari Settings     38

Changing Music Settings     39

Notification Center Settings     40

More Settings     41

Chapter 3  Networking and Syncing     43

Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection     44

Setting Up Your 3G/4G Connection     46

Syncing with iTunes     48

   Syncing Contacts, Calendars, and Other Information     51

   Syncing Apps     53

   Syncing Documents     54

   Syncing Music     55

   Syncing Photos     57

Chapter 4  Playing Music and Video     65

Playing a Song     66

Building a Playlist     69

Making iTunes Purchases     71

Downloading Podcasts     75

Playing Video     76

Viewing YouTube Videos     80

Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices     82

Home Sharing     83

Chapter 5  Reading Books     85

Buying a Book from Apple     86

Reading a Book     88

Using Reading Aids     90

Adding Notes and Highlights     91

Adding Bookmarks     93

Organizing Your Books     94

Using iBooks Alternatives     96

Chapter 6  Organizing Your Life     99

Adding a Contact     100

Searching for a Contact     102

Working with Contacts     103

Creating a Calendar Event     104

Using Calendar Views     107

   Day View     107

   Week View     108

   Month View     109

   List View     110

Creating Notes     111

Setting Reminders     113

Chapter 7   Surfing the Web    117

Browsing to a URL     118

Searching the Web     119

Viewing Web Pages     121

Returning to Previously Visited Websites     124

Bookmarking Websites     126

Deleting Your Bookmarks     127

Creating Home Screen Bookmarks     129

Filling in Web Forms     130

Opening Multiple Web Pages     133

Copying Text and Images from Web Pages     134

Using Images from Web Pages     135

Viewing News Articles with Safari Reader     136

Chapter 8  Communicating with Email, Messaging, and Twitter     139

Configuring Your Email     140

Reading Your Email     143

Composing a New Message     144

Creating a Signature     145

Deleting and Moving Messages     146

Searching Email     147

Configuring How Email Is Received     148

More Email Settings     149

Setting Up Messaging     150

Conversing with Messages     151

Setting Up Twitter     153

Following People on Twitter     154

How to Tweet     155

Chapter 9 Taking and Editing Photos     157

Taking Photos     158

Using Photo Booth     160

Browsing Your Photos     162

Editing Photos     163

Sharing Photos     165

Viewing Albums     167

Creating Albums     168

Creating a Slideshow     169

Turning Your iPad into a Picture Frame     170

Capturing the Screen     172

Deleting Photos     173

Adjusting Photos in iPhoto     175

Using Brushed Effects on Photos in iPhoto     178

Applying Special Effects to Photos in iPhoto     179

Sharing Photos with iPhoto     180

Creating Online Journals with iPhoto     181

Chapter 10  Recording Video     187

Shooting Video     188

Trimming Video Clips     190

Combining Clips in iMovie     191

Editing Transitions in iMovie     195

Adding Photos to Your Video in iMovie     197

Adding Video Titles in iMovie     200

Setting Up FaceTime     202

Placing Video Calls with FaceTime     203

Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime     204

Chapter 11  Writing with Pages     207

Creating a New Document     208

Styling Text     210

Reusing Styles     213

Formatting Text     214

Creating Lists     216

Column Layouts     218

Inserting Images     219

Using Shapes in Documents     222

Creating Tables     223

Creating Charts     225

Document Setup     227

Sharing and Printing Documents     228

Chapter 12  Spreadsheets with Numbers     231

Creating a New Spreadsheet     232

Totaling Columns     236

Averaging Columns     237

Performing Calculations     241

Formatting Tables     242

Creating Forms     247

Creating Charts     250

Using Multiple Tables    252

Chapter 13   Presentations with Keynote     259

Building a Simple Presentation     260

Building Your Own Slide     262

Adding Transitions     266

Organizing Slides     271

Playing Your Presentation 273

Presenting on an External Display     274

Chapter 14  Navigating with Maps     277

Finding a Location      278

Searching for Places and Things 280

Getting Directions     281

Setting Bookmarks     283

Using Views     285

Getting Traffic Reports     289

Chapter 15  The World of Apps    291

Purchasing an App    292

Arranging Apps on Your iPad     295

Creating App Folders     296

Viewing Currently Running Apps     297

Quitting Apps     298

Finding Good Apps    299

Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps     301

Getting Help with Apps    303

Telling Friends About Apps     304

Chapter 16  Using Popular and Critical Apps     307

Using iTap VNC     308

Using Bento     310

Using GoodReader    313

Using NewsRack     315

Using Flipboard     319

Using OmniGraffle     321

Adding a Dictionary and Thesaurus     323

Using MindNode     325

Using Skype for iPad     327

Putting Notes on Your Home/Lock Screen      329

Recording Voice Memos     333

Handwriting Notes     335

Using Epicurious     337

Other Useful Apps     339

Chapter 17  Games and Entertainment     343

Composing Music with GarageBand     344

Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix     347

Reading Comics     349

Listening to Music with Pandora Radio     350

Using Game Center     352

Playing iPad Games     354

   Air Hockey     354

   Highborn     355

   Harbor Master    356

   Angry Birds     356

   Galcon Fusion     257

   Plants vs. Zombies     358

   Monkey Island 2 Special Edition     358

   Scrabble     359

   Field Runners     359

   Real Racing 2 HD     360

   Gold Strike     360

Chapter 18  iPad Accessories     363

Printing from Your iPad     364

iPad Smart Cover     367

Apple iPad Dock     368

Apple Video Output Adapters     369

   Dock to VGA Adapter     369

   Digital AV Adapters     370

Apple Wireless Keyboard     371

Power/Dock Accessories     374

Protecting Your iPad     375

Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit     377

Index     379

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789749666
Author:
Rosenzweig, Gary
Publisher:
Que Publishing
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
My...
Publication Date:
20120525
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
460
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.756 in 641 gr

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My iPad, 4/e, is the perfrect guide to help you get the most out of your iPad. It features task-based coverage with full-color images of preinstalled iPad apps to enable you to manage the content on your iPad. Easy to follow, step-by-step tasks show you how to find and purchase additional applications from the App Store, such as Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, iPhoto and more. In addition, you receive expert advice on topics such as customizing settings, updating and running apps, setting up networking and email, surfing the web, using peripheral devices, editing photos with iPhoto and video with iMovie, managing music, using the new Dictation features (iPad 3rd gen only), video calls using FaceTime and Skype, and much more!

 

This edition has been updated to include coverage of the latest iPad operating system - iOS 5.1 - running on any iPad model, including the new 3rd generation iPad with 4G LTE.

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