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Too many apps to choose from? Let Dr. Mac identify the ones you must have!
With hundreds of thousands of apps and counting, the App Store can be overwhelming. This friendly guide gives you the lowdown on loads of apps you can't live without, along with tips on how to make the most of each one. Mac guru Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus has tested hundreds of apps for you, uncovering the top contenders so you can have fun, get more done, and make the most of your iPad.
Cream of the crop — uncover the most essential and entertaining gems in the App Store
What's app, Doc? — stay on track each day with apps for weather, news, health, fitness, and finance
Be a social animal — connect with friends, find restaurants, travel, and cook a new dish
Feed your cravings — indulge your interests from art to music to games and more
More bang for your buck — discover which apps are worth the price and when free is fabulous
Open the book and find:
Tips on which apps give you the most for your money
The best apps for book worms
First-rate apps for music and photo enthusiasts
How to manage your finances on the iPad
Advice on the best games for kids and grown-ups
Which apps help boost your productivity at work
More than 50 awesome apps that are absolutely free
Ten cool things to go with your apps
Dr. Mac's prescription for the ultimate iPad experience
Apps for foodies, fans, travelers, traders, gamers, shutterbugs, and more
Cool accessories to go along with your apps
What the book covers: this directory gives users the scoop on must-have apps along with tips on how to make the most of each one. Discover great apps in Business; Education; Entertainment; Finance; Food, Cooking, and Nutrition; Games; Healthcare and Fitness; Music; Photography; Productivity; Reference; Social Networking; Sports; Travel, Navigation, and Weather; and Utilities. Plus, Dr. Mac's favorite free apps and favorite paid apps along with ten things that make your iPad better. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than nineteen years.
Fill your iPad with cool apps with help from this full-color directory!
The popularity of the iPad is growing at an unstoppable rate and users are looking for help sorting through the tens of thousands of apps available in the App Store. Packed with helpful reviews and valuable tips on how to make the most of each app, this book walks you through the vast selection of apps and helps you narrow down the most essential and entertaining apps for your needs and interests. Mac guru Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus helps you uncover the best of the best apps in business, education, entertainment, finance, health, fitness, games, news, music, sports, weather, and more.
- Helps you sort through the tens of thousands of apps available for the iPad so you can find the apps that are right for you
- Shows you a variety of the most useful apps in the fields of music, entertainment, sports, business, games, news, social networking, health and fitness, and more
- Helps you uncover what apps are worth the price and what's fabulous for free
- Provides expert insights and light-hearted reviews of each featured iPad app from longtime For Dummies author and Mac enthusiast Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus
With Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies, you'll discover how to have fun, get more done, and make the most of your iPad.
About the Author
Bob LeVitus, aka Dr. Mac, is a leading authority on the iPad, iPhone, and Mac OS X. One of the Mac community's most trusted gurus for almost twenty years, he has written or cowritten more than 55 books. Bob is a columnist for the Houston Chronicle and The Mac Observer.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Art and Artistry.
Chapter 2: Book-Related Apps.
Chapter 3: Business.
Chapter 4: Entertainment.
Chapter 5: Finance.
Chapter 6: Food, Cooking, and Nutrition.
Chapter 7: Games.
Chapter 8: Healthcare & Fitness.
Chapter 9: Music.
Chapter 10: News & Information.
Chapter 11: Productivity.
Chapter 12: Reference.
Chapter 13: Social Networking.
Chapter 14: Travel, Navigation, and Weather.
Chapter 15: Utilities.
Chapter 16: Miscellaneous.
Chapter 17: Ten Favorite Free Apps.
Chapter 18: Ten Favorite Paid Apps.
Chapter 19: Ten Things That Make Your iPad Better.