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Sams Teach Yourself iPad 2 in 10 Minutes (Sams Teach Yourself...in 10 Minutes)by Bud E Smith
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Sams Teach Yourself iPad™ 2 in 10 Minutes offers straightforward, practical answers when you need fast results. By working through 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to use your iPad 2 to get online, get apps, use the Web, manage email, use maps, books, photos, music, video–anything! Each compact lesson zeroes in on essential techniques, with fast, step-by-step instructions that help you do it right the first time!
Tips point out shortcuts and solutions
Cautions help you avoid common pitfalls
Notes provide additional information
10 minutes is all you need to learn how to…
Covers: Apple Digital Media
User Level: Beginning
Book News Annotation:
Smith has written about computers since 1984, the year of the iconic TV commercial for the Macintosh. Calling the iPad 2 a "thing of beauty," he covers its specifications, the functions of every button and control, notable inside elements, and accessories. The tutorial includes 18 easy-to-follow lessons with tips, notes (some applicable to the original iPad), cautions, screen captures, and access to the online edition. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Sams Teach Yourself iPad 2 in 10 Minutes 2/e offers straightforward, practical answers for fast results. By working through the 10-minute lessons, readers learn everything they need to know to quickly and easily use the newest version of the iPad. Step-by-step instructions walk readers through the most common questions, issues, and tasks... "Did You Know?" tips offer insider advice and shortcuts... "Watch Out!" alerts help them avoid problems. Sams Teach Yourself iPad 2 in 10 Minutes 2/e will provide beginner and experienced users with fast at a glance tips pointing out helpful shortcuts and solutions, cautions to help avoid common iPad pitfalls, and is written in a clear easy to understand format.
Sams Teach Yourself iPad 2 in 10 Minutes 2/e covers iOS 4.3, the most recent release of the iPad operating system, and the new iPad 2. In this book you will learn about new and existing features including:
About the Author
Bud Smith is a million-selling author and was an Apple employee for seven years. He has extensive experience writing books and documentation about computers, the Web, Google, and mobile devices, including smartphones. Current titles include: Sams Teach Yourself iPad in 10 Minutes and Using the Apple iPad.
In 2009, Bud wrote three books: WordPress In Depth, a book from Que about the leading blogging platform; Google Business Solutions All-In-One For Dummies, 900 pages covering Google’s application offerings; and Google Voice For Dummies, the first book about Google’s breakthrough new voice service. Bud is also author of Creating Web Pages For Dummies, now in its 9th Edition, and Que’s Computer Buyer’s Guide, which covered PCs, Macs, peripherals, and software.
Bud is launching iPad Content Review, a blog covering various kinds of content for the iPad. This will give him an ongoing platform for addressing the latest news about, and best products for the iPad.
Bud has worked as a Group Product Manager, management consultant, and similar roles for Apple; AltaVista; GPS innovator Navman; HSBC; and other leaders. Bud holds a BA in Information Systems Management from the University of San Francisco and an MSc in Information Systems from the London School of Economics.
Table of Contents
1 Introducing iPad
2 Setting Up and Using the Home Screen
3 Editing Text and Using Multi-Touch
4 Getting Connected to Wi-Fi, 3G, and Bluetooth
5 Customizing General Settings for Your iPad
6 Using the Web on Safari
7 Synching, Sending, and Receiving Email
8 Using Contacts and Notes
9 Getting the Most Out of the Calendar
10 Working with Maps
11 Getting Apps from the App Store
12 Importing and Viewing Photos
13 Playing Videos and YouTube
14 Using iPad for Music and More
15 Using iBooks and the iBookstore
16 Using iTunes to Sync Multimedia and More
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