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My Ipad 2 (Covers IOS 5) (My...)by Gary Rosenzweig
Synopses & Reviews
The iPad is a unique and totally revolutionary device in many ways. The iPad is a tablet computer featuring multi-touch interaction with print, video, photo, and audio multimedia, internet browsing, and runs most iPhone OS apps. The device has an LED-backlit 9.7-inch (25 cm) color LCD display and uses a virtual keyboard for text input. The iPad like the iTouch uses a Multi-touch interface that enables users to easily control the device and type with their fingers. It also includes sensors that automatically re-orient the screen display to match the orientation of the iPad, such as switching to landscape view when the user rotates the iPad 90 degrees when watching video. All iPad models include the applications Music, iWork, Videos, Photos, iTunes, iBook (providing access to the Wi-Fi Music Store and book store), Safari, YouTube, Calendar, Contacts, Clock, Calculator, and Settings.
My iPad, 3/e, will include necessary coverage of iTunes and iBook to enable readers to manage the content on their iPad as well as purchase applications and customizing settings. In addition, readers will learn how to use every feature of their iPad and receive expert advice on topics like customizing, running apps, using peripheral devices and more. This edition has been updated to include coverage on the main new features of iOS 5, including the revolutionary new iCloud, which allows users to update their iPads without having to sync up with their computer.
Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad 2 photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iPad 2 problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad 2.
Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad 2 working just the way you want. Learn how to:
• Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G networks
• Take video with the front and rear camera
• Video chat with your friends
• Stream audio and video to Apple TV and other devices
• Synchronize data between your computer and iPad
• Watch movies, TV shows, YouTube, or home videos
• Surf the Web and email
• Download apps to make your iPad even more useful
• Create documents and spreadsheets
• Build and display presentations
• Find locations and get directions
• Find the best games
• Connect keyboards, cameras, and external displays
About the Author
Gary Rosenzweig is founder and Chief Engineer of CleverMedia, an Internet content creation company specializing in Web-based games and video podcasts. CleverMedia publishes MacMost.com, an exceptionally popular Web site and podcast network about Apple and related products. He has written twelve books on Shockwave, Flash, and multimedia development, including ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University and The MacAddict Guide to GarageBand. He also runs several developer sites, including FlashGameU.com, and blogs at DeveloperDispatch.com.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started
2. Customizing Your iPad
3. Networking and Syncing
4. Playing Music and Video
5. Reading Books
6. Organizing Your Life
7. Surfing the Web
8. Communicating with Email
9. Taking and Viewing Photos
10. Recording Video
11. Writing with Pages
12. Spreadsheets with Numbers
13. Presentations with Keynote
14. Navigating with Maps
15. Getting, Organizing and Using Apps
16. Using Popular and Critical Apps
17. Games and Entertainment Apps
18. iPad Accessories
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