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The ins, the outs, and all about the iPad—in full color!
With its ease of use and ultraportability, the incredible iPad is quickly become a favorite of power and business users alike. Veteran author Nancy Muir escorts you through the functions, features, and capabilities of the iPad. The straightforward-but-fun For Dummies approach starts with tips for synching your computer, setting up e-mail, and obtaining new apps and e-books. The minibooks then progress to connecting with WiFi and 3G, using maps, getting your e-mail while on the road, buying and downloading content, reading e-books, and using your iPad as remote desktop computer from anywhere in the world. You'll go beyond the basics with tips for using the calendar, managing contacts, and maximizing your use of apps.
- Contains six minibooks that cover everything from the basics of getting started to the intricacies of sifting through and finding the best apps for business, travel, education, news, financial, and entertainment purposes
- Shows you how to use iWork and other productivity apps to dress up your documents, create stellar spreadsheets, make powerful presentations, and maintain your schedule on the go
- Walks you through connecting with WiFi and 3G; using maps for getting directions, finding restaurants, and locating hotels; and getting e-mail while on the road
- Encourages you to get organized with using Notes, keep track of your schedule with the calendar app, and manage contacts
- Includes information on finding and downloading content just for fun, too, like music, videos, movies, e-books, games, apps, and more
iPad All-in-One For Dummies helps you discover the possibilities of your iPad.
For iPad users who want more information than the basics of the iPad, iPad All-in-One For Dummies provides the goods Six minibooks cover all the important aspects of the iPad and provide information not available anywhere else, including a full book on using your iPad in an enterprise setting, a full minibook on iWork for iPad, and great tips on doing things that you didn't know possible with the iPad.
The book is organized into the following minibooks: iPad Basics - Covers basic functionality, synching with your computer and getting started, setting up e-mail, obtaining new apps and ebooks, and taking control of iPad settings. Just for Fun -- Covers buying and downloading content, making and listening to music, watching videos, reading ebooks, and playing games. iPad on the Go - Covers getting connected with WiFi and 3G, using maps for getting directions, finding restaurants, hotels, and so on, getting your e-mail while on the road. Getting Productive -- iWork and Beyond -- Covers Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and other productivity apps Using iPad to Get Organized -- Covers synching and printing from your iPad, working with Notes, Using the Calendar app, and managing contacts. Must-Have iPad Apps -- Covers the best-of-the-best business apps, travel apps, educational apps, news and weather apps, and financial apps.
Series features -- Like all For Dummies books, this book will be written in clear, plain English and with a light bit of humor sprinkled throughout that makes For Dummies a pleasure to read and learn
Want to join the iPad revolution but don't know where to start? Start right here, with this book!
Are you ready to unleash the power of your iPad for the ultimate experience? These six minibooks will help you get the most from this cool digital device. From the basics and powerful road warrior tools to ultra-cool games and media, everything's here — plus step-by-step instructions, hot tips, and reviews of apps to steer you right to the best.
Have some fun — add some playtime with awesome games, music, videos, photos, and eBooks
Go on the road — use the Maps app, make travel arrangements, or find that great hotel, restaurant, or nearest ATM
Get productive — discover how to use Pages for word processing, Numbers for spreadsheets, and Keynote for power presentations
Organize your life — keep your schedule, sync your files to your computer, share documents online, and print hard copies
Broaden your iPad horizons — go beyond the built-in functionality with some of the hottest apps
Open the book and find:
Steps for setting up and syncing your iPad
How to print and share documents
How to maximize iWork on the iPad
Tips on connecting to the Web and setting up e-mail
Great iPad travel apps
Techniques for organizing your life with Calendar and Notes
Apps to better manage your finances
How to find educational games for kids
6 Books in 1
About the Author
Nancy C. Muir has written more than 60 books on technology, including iPad For Seniors For Dummies, and has taught university courses on technical writing and Internet safety. She runs two Web sites: TechSmartSenior.com, to help seniors get the most from technology, and iPadMadeClear.com.
Table of Contents
Book I: iPad Basics.
Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad.
Chapter 2: Getting Started with iPad.
Chapter 3: Overview of Bundled Apps.
Chapter 4: Setting Up iTunes to Sync and Buy Apps.
Chapter 5: Browsing the Web.
Chapter 6: Working with E-Mail in Mail.
Chapter 7: Managing iPad Settings.
Chapter 8: Maintaining and Troubleshooting.
Book II: Just for Fun.
Chapter 1: Buying Content at iTunes and Beyond.
Chapter 2: Playing Music with the iPod App.
Chapter 3: Watching Videos and YouTube.
Chapter 4: Playing with Photos.
Chapter 5: Using Your iPad as an eReader.
Chapter 6: Playing Games.
Book III: iPad on the Go.
Chapter 1: Confi guring iPad to Connect Everywhere.
Chapter 2: Finding Your Way with Maps.
Chapter 3: Apps for Road Warriors.
Book IV: Getting Productive with iWork.
Chapter 1: Introducing the iWork for iPad Apps.
Chapter 2: Pages Has a Way with Words.
Chapter 3: Counting on Numbers.
Chapter 4: Presenting Keynote.
Chapter 5: Working with Text Boxes, Media, Tables, Charts, and Shapes.
Book V: Using iPad to Get Organized.
Chapter 1: Managing Files and Printing.
Chapter 2: Making Notes.
Chapter 3: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar.
Chapter 4: Managing Contacts.
Book VI: Must-Have iPad Apps.
Chapter 1: Business Apps.
Chapter 2: Travel Apps.
Chapter 3: Educational Apps.
Chapter 4: News and Weather Apps.
Chapter 5: Financial Apps.
Chapter 6: Entertainment Apps.