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Using Ipad 2 (Covers IOS 5) (Using)by Bud Smith
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The most complete, powerful iPad learning product! Text, video and audio in one tightly-integrated, hands-on learning experience.
Using the iPad is the world's most complete, useful, media-rich learning experience for Apple's hot new iPad the only product of its kind! It begins with a concise, friendly, straight-to-the-point 300-page iPad guidebook - starting with an easy introduction to the iPad interface, proceeding through the most common activities in the order you are likely to need them, and ending with powerful techniques most iPad users don't know. This easy-to-use text is fully integrated with extensive online learning resources: online video, screencasts, podcasts, and additional web content. It's all designed to run superbly well on the iPad, so you can learn to perform key tasks exactly when you need to know how! Using the iPad covers the iPad 2 as well as the original iPad. It also covers iOS 5, which is the latest version of Apple's iOS operating system. This book covers all this, and more: getting started fast, syncing with computers, web surfing, typing, note taking, email, contacts, appointments, events, maps, photos, videos, music, Apps, books, business productivity, games, customization, and much more. Available in multiple formats, each including an entirely digital version with book text, video, and audio viewable online - on the iPad, the web, and many other devices! The printed book is also bundled with a DVD containing all of the same video available online.
Covers iPad, iPad 2, iOS 5
Do it all with your new Apple iPad…from web surfing to syncing, reading books to writing emails, apps to maps, games to spreadsheets, video phone calls with FaceTime to taking photos and capturing video clips, editing photos with PhotoBooth to watching movies! Don’t just read about it: see it and hear it with step-by-step video tutorials and valuable audio sidebars delivered through the Free Web Edition that comes with every USING book. For the price of the book, you get online access anywhere with an Internet connection--no books to carry, content updated as the iPad changes, and the benefit of video and audio learning, on your computer, or on the iPad itself!
You’ll learn how to
• Rearrange the Home page to your liking
• Get the most out of mail, maps, and apps
• Use FaceTime for video phone calls (iPad 2 only)
• Manage the iPad’s storage space for music, movies, and more
2 Convenient Ways to Access the Video Tutorials and Audio Sidebars:
• Media files are available on the included DVD in the back of the book
• The Web Edition of Using the Apple iPad, which includes the media files, is available online anytime and anywhere after you’ve registered your book at quepublishing.com/using.
About the Author
Bud E. Smith is one of the leading authors of technology book writing today. He has written more than 20 books about computer hardware, software, and the Internet, with more than a million copies sold. Bud’s recent books include Teach Yourself Facebook for Business in 10 Minutes and Teach Yourself iPad in 10 Minutes. He is also the author of the upcoming Using Google Sketchup 8.
Starting out as a technical writer and journalist, Bud then moved into marketing and product management for technology companies. He worked at Apple Computer as a senior product manager; at Google competitor AltaVista as a group product manager; and at GPS navigation company Navman as a global product manager.
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. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, participating in environmental causes when he’s not working on one of his many technology-related projects.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started with Your iPad
2. Syncing Your iPad with Your Computer
3. Surfing the Web on Your iPad
4. Using Notes and Typing Onscreen and Off
5. Sending and Receiving Email Messages
6. Managing Contacts on Your iPad
7. Tracking Appointments and Events
8. Navigating Your World with Maps
9. Working with Photos
10. Working with Videos
11. Managing Music
12. Working with Apps and the App Store
13. Reading Books
14. Using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote
15. Playing Games
16. Customizing Your iPad
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