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Step-by-step instructions and corresponding step number callouts on photos show you exactly what to do

Help when you run into problems or limitations of your iPad or its apps and you need to figure out what to do

Tips and Notes to help you get the most out of your iPad and its apps Costello

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through learning how to use your iPad for home, school, and just for fun!

Learn how to:

  • Safely surf the Internet on the iPad to do research for school and find interesting facts.
  • Use email, texting, and chatting apps to stay in touch with friends, family, and teachers.
  • Have fun (or do group projects for school) using FaceTime and Skype video chatting.
  • Use the iPad in school and for homework. Four chapters of suggestions for grade-specific apps (4th through 7th grade) to help you excel in the classroom.
  • Use the built-in Music app so you can rock out to your favorite tunes.
  • Watch movies and TV shows from iTunes and videos on YouTube (only when homework is done, of course).
  • Use iPad’s built-in cameras to take photos and video of you and your friends. Use the Photo Booth app to make them even more interesting (or a little crazy!).
  • Set new high scores playing the tens of thousands of great games available at the App Store.
  • Discover great apps for school or just for fun through recommendations in nearly every chapter.
  • Parents can feel more secure thanks to special tips that help kids use the Internet safely and responsibly.
  • Become your own tech support team by learning to maintain and solve problems with your iPad, including tips on restarting, backing up, and cleaning the iPad.
  • Includes coverage of the latest iPad technologies, including iOS 5.1 and 4G LTE.

Synopsis:

Millions of kids already have access to Apple iPads - and, as schools increasingly bring iPads into the classroom, even more will. Now, for the first time, there's a book just for them: My iPad for Kids. Fun, easy-to-read, and full of color pictures, it covers everything kids want and need to know about the iPad. About.com iPad expert Sam Costello shows kids (and their parents) how to use some of the iPad's most exciting features, including Safari web browsing, texting, chatting, music, video, the camera, and gaming. He also presents dozens of great ideas for using iPad to do better in school - including complete chapters on using iPad in the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grades. Costello even shows kids how to troubleshoot simple problems and keep their iPads working reliably. This book's many kid-focused features include: * Easy diagrams helping kids master iPad's built-in apps * "Guess What?" tips, tricks, and suggestions for doing more of what kids what to do with the iPad * "Be Safe" sections helping kids protect themselves from online predators, bullies, and other risks * "Awesome Apps" recommendations for low-cost (or free) apps kids will love.

About the Author

Sam Costello is a writer and web marketer living in Providence, Rhode Island. He has written about technology,movies, books, comics, food, and more for magazines and websites large and small, including PC World, CNN.com, Rue Morgue, Cape Cod Magazine, and InfoWorld. His writing has been published on five continents.

Sam has been the About.com Guide to iPhone and iPod since 2007. At that site—http://ipod.about.com—he writes reviews, how-to’s, and tech support articles about the iPhone, iPod, iTunes, and other Apple technologies.

In addition to nonfiction writing, he also writes comics and short stories.

By day, Sam is a technology manager at the Boston office of Digitas, a leading digital marketing agency.

Sam lives with his girlfriend Jenn and their two cats, Oni and Clarence. He holds a Media Studies degree from Ithaca College.

Table of Contents

1. Please Touch: How the iPad Works

2. It's Yours!: Customizing Your iPad

3. Surf's Up! Using The Internet

4. Talk to Me: Texting, Chatting, and Email

5. Get Ready For Your Close Up, Its FaceTime!

6. Using Your iPad for School

7. Using Your iPad in 4th Grade

8. Using Your iPad in 5th Grade

9. Using Your iPad in 6th Grade

10. Using Your iPad in 7th Grade

11. Rock Out: Music on the iPad

12. Lights, Camera, Action. Videos and Photos

13. Its Play Time. Gaming on the iPad

14. Fixing Problems Yourself

15. Taking Care of Your iPad

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789749512
Author:
Costello, Sam
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Children s-Computers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
My...
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.99 x 5.99 x 0.695 in 572 gr

Related Subjects

Children's » Computers
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » General
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » iPad
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"Synopsis" by , Millions of kids already have access to Apple iPads - and, as schools increasingly bring iPads into the classroom, even more will. Now, for the first time, there's a book just for them: My iPad for Kids. Fun, easy-to-read, and full of color pictures, it covers everything kids want and need to know about the iPad. About.com iPad expert Sam Costello shows kids (and their parents) how to use some of the iPad's most exciting features, including Safari web browsing, texting, chatting, music, video, the camera, and gaming. He also presents dozens of great ideas for using iPad to do better in school - including complete chapters on using iPad in the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grades. Costello even shows kids how to troubleshoot simple problems and keep their iPads working reliably. This book's many kid-focused features include: * Easy diagrams helping kids master iPad's built-in apps * "Guess What?" tips, tricks, and suggestions for doing more of what kids what to do with the iPad * "Be Safe" sections helping kids protect themselves from online predators, bullies, and other risks * "Awesome Apps" recommendations for low-cost (or free) apps kids will love.
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