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A hip, straightforward guide to squeezing every bit of functionality from the iPad 2
Apple's new iPad 2 offers new functionality, WiFi or 3G connectivity, a choice of data plans, and a new and more powerful iOS 4 operating system in a thinner, lighter device. This book shows how to get the most from every feature. It covers the two front- and rear-facing cameras, advice on using the multitouch display, and the pros and cons of WiFi vs. 3G. Then it explores video chatting with FaceTime, streaming music and movies to your HDTV, tips on shooting HD video, how to sync the iPad to your computer and transfer content, and much more.
- With its advanced iOS 4 operating system, the iPad 2 offers new functionality, two cameras, WiFi and 3G connectivity, and the availability of thousands of apps
- This book explains how to evaluate and choose a data plan as well as how to set up your iPad 2 with iTunes, transfer content, and sync the iPad with your computer
- Covers downloading movies, music, and iBooks; buying or renting TV shows; managing e-mail, calendars, and to-do lists; and using built-in productivity apps
- Explores video chatting, taking photos and HD video, accessing social media, finding hotels and restaurants, and even how the iPad can make learning more fun for kids
Get all you paid for in your iPad 2 with the advice in this book!
iPad 2 Fully Loaded is the one-of-a-kind reference that will show iPad 2 users how to download almost anything onto their new iPad 2 - from old LPs, radio / television shows and movies, to spreadsheets, presentations and PC rescue files. Going beyond just downloads, the book will enable to modify their iPad 2 to their own specifications and teach them unknown tricks to truly get the most out of this highly anticipated new device. This book will be updated with the latest iPad 2 technology developments. Appropriate for both for both Mac OS X and Windows users, iPad 2 Fully Loaded will teach readers more iPad 2 tips and tricks than any other book on the market. Full-color throughout, this book will walk readers step-by-step through both common and uncommon tasks to get the most out of their iPad 2.
Didn't think the iPad could get cooler? It just did.
Faster. Thinner. Lighter. And oh, so much cooler. The iPad 2 comes in 18 different variations—mind-boggling. But even more amazing is what you can do with any one of them. Watch TV and movies, read eBooks, listen to music. Video chat with FaceTime. Take and edit photos. Check your e-mail, calendars, and to-do list. Annotate PDFs, fill out forms, and even edit your documents and spreadsheets. Find a restaurant, book a room, update your Facebook page, and check the scores. Let Alan show you how.
Compare data plans and decide whether Wi-Fi or 3G fits your needs
Download and read eBooks, stream music and movies to HDTV, and read the news
Share FaceTime video calls with friends and family anywhere in the world
Find places to go, places to stay, and things to see on the road
Shoot video, check sports scores, control your computer remotely, and even create a song
About the Author
ALAN HESS is a Mac enthusiast and commercial photographer specializing in concert and live-event photography. He has photographed hundreds of concerts and bands, and is the author of four Digital Field Guides. When he isn't writing or photographing, Alan can usually be found checking out the newest gadgets at the local Apple Store.
Table of Contents
PART 1: CONTENT BASICS.
Chapter 1: Operating System and File Types.
Chapter 2: iTunes.
Chapter 3: Photography.
Chapter 4: Video.
PART 2: ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT.
Chapter 5: Electronic Reader.
Chapter 6: Movies, Television and Music.
Chapter 7: Magazines and News.
PART 3: INTERNET CONTENT.
Chapter 8: E-mail.
Chapter 9: The Web.
Chapter 10: Social Media.
Chapter 11: Web Browsing.
PART 4: BUSINESS CONTENT.
Chapter 12: Offi ce Apps.
Chapter 13: Notes and Lists.
Chapter 14: Remote Desktop.
PART 5: LIFESTYLE CONTENT.
Chapter 15: Travel.
Chapter 16: Hobbies.
Chapter 17: Sports.
Chapter 18: Education.