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Ipad and Ipad Mini Absolute Beginner's Guide (Absolute Beginner's Guides)

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Make the most of your new iPad or iPad mini–without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable, get productive, get online, connect with friends and family, enjoy media, play games, post to Facebook and Twitter, and more! Even if you’ve never used an iPad before, this book will show you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and

easy step at a time. iPads have never, ever been this simple!

 

Who knew how simple iPad and iPad mini could be?

 

This is today’s best beginner’s guide to using your new iPad or iPad mini…simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:

 

  • Master gestures and touchscreen tips you can use in any iPad app
  • Get productive fast with Notes, Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, and Notifications
  • Use iCloud to automatically sync and share data with iPads, iPhones, and Macs
  • Browse the Web more efficiently with Safari’s best shortcuts
  • Capture high-quality photos and video with your iPad
  • Share  ”Photo Stream“ albums with other iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch users
  • Make free FaceTime video calls
  • Post to Facebook and Twitter from your iPad
  • Get the best new free and paid apps from Apple’s App Store
  • Make the most of iTunes and your iPad’s amazing media capabilities
  • Read new bestsellers and free classics with iBooks
  • Transform your iPad into a great online gaming device
  • Use Find My iPhone to find a lost iPad in the house, or lock it if it’s stolen
  • Adding hardware that makes your iPad more fun and useful
  • Finding Wi-Fi connections and making the most of paid data plans

 

 

 

Synopsis:

Make the most of iPad 4 — without becoming a technical expert! iPad 4 Absolute Beginner's Guide is the fastest way to get comfortable and productive with Apple's newest iPad and its powerful collection of apps. Whether you're new to iPad or you're one of the millions who've used previous versions, this practical, approachable book will show you how to do exactly what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Friendly, direct, and patient, this book provides step-by-step instructions for every task requiring more than one step — helping you get in, get out, get back to your day, and have just a little fun along the way. You'll find clear, concise, step-by-step instructions for:

 

* Getting started fast with iPad 4 hardware and iOS software

* Securing, updating, and customizing your iPad

* Working with Contacts, Notes, Reminders, Messages, Calendar, Email, Maps, and other apps

* Capturing, managing, editing, and sharing photos and images with Camera, Photo Booth, and other tools

* Videoconferencing with FaceTime

* Making the most of iTunes

* Transforming your iPad into a world-class e-reader

* Storing and syncing data online with iCloud

* Browsing the web with Apple's newest version of Safari

* Listening to music, watching videos, and making the most of all your media content

* Setting up your Game Center account and competing with iPad's great game library

* Keeping your iPad working reliably

* Downloading today's best free iPad apps — and some paid apps that can give your iPad "superpowers"

About the Author

James Floyd Kelly is an author and blogger from Atlanta, Georgia. He has a B.A. in English (University of West Florida) and B.S. in Industrial Engineering (Florida State University). He has worked in technology for more than 15 years, including work as a technical trainer, a network systems administrator, and a technology outsourcing consultant. Jim has written books and articles on numerous subjects, including LEGO Robotics, building a CNC machine and a 3D printer, and open source software. When not writing books, he can usually be found tinkering in his workshop or spending time with his wife and two young boys.

Table of Contents

Preliminary TOC, subject to change:

 

Introduction

1. Overview of the iPad

2. Overview of iOS

3. The Original Apps: Settings

4. The Original Apps: Contacts

5. The Original Apps: Notes

6. The Original Apps: Reminders

7. The Original Apps: Messages

8. The Original Apps: Camera

9. The Original Apps: Photos

10. The Original Apps: Photo Booth

11. The Original Apps: FaceTime

12. The Original Apps: Calendar

13. The Original Apps: Email

14. The Original Apps: App Store

15. The Original Apps: iTunes

16. The Original Apps: iBooks

17. The Original Apps: Newsstand

18. The Original Apps: iCloud

19. The Original Apps: Safari

20. The Original Apps: Twitter

21. The Original Apps: Maps

22. The Original Apps: Music

23. The Original Apps: Videos

24. The Original Apps: Game Center

25. The Original Apps: YouTube

26. The Original Apps: Search

27. The Notification Center

27. Peripherals/Add-ons/Cases

28. Charging/WiFi vs. Data Plan/Insurance

29. 10-15 Great Free Apps

30. 10-15 Great Apps (Not Free)

Appendix A. Great iPad Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789750990
Author:
Kelly, James F.
Publisher:
Que
Author:
Kelly, James Floyd
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Absolute Beginner's Guide
Publication Date:
20130415
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 8.15 in 592 gr

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Apple » Applications
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » General
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » iPad
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » iPhone
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General

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Make the most of iPad 4 — without becoming a technical expert! iPad 4 Absolute Beginner's Guide is the fastest way to get comfortable and productive with Apple's newest iPad and its powerful collection of apps. Whether you're new to iPad or you're one of the millions who've used previous versions, this practical, approachable book will show you how to do exactly what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Friendly, direct, and patient, this book provides step-by-step instructions for every task requiring more than one step — helping you get in, get out, get back to your day, and have just a little fun along the way. You'll find clear, concise, step-by-step instructions for:

 

* Getting started fast with iPad 4 hardware and iOS software

* Securing, updating, and customizing your iPad

* Working with Contacts, Notes, Reminders, Messages, Calendar, Email, Maps, and other apps

* Capturing, managing, editing, and sharing photos and images with Camera, Photo Booth, and other tools

* Videoconferencing with FaceTime

* Making the most of iTunes

* Transforming your iPad into a world-class e-reader

* Storing and syncing data online with iCloud

* Browsing the web with Apple's newest version of Safari

* Listening to music, watching videos, and making the most of all your media content

* Setting up your Game Center account and competing with iPad's great game library

* Keeping your iPad working reliably

* Downloading today's best free iPad apps — and some paid apps that can give your iPad "superpowers"

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