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Keep e-mail, photos, music, books, games, and your world at your fingertips with iPad!
Part iPod touch, part MacBook, part eReader, and all amazing, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one ultraportable touch device. This handy guide helps you make the most of your iPad. From sending e-mail and surfing the Web to playing games, watching videos, downloading cool apps and more, the fun begins right here.
Magic touch — learn to navigate the multitouch screen, use the onscreen keyboard, and let your fingers surf the Web
Picture perfect — turn your iPad into a digital picture frame, organize photos and videos, and create a stunning slideshow
Shake your groove thing — tour your music collection, listen to your favorite tunes, watch videos, and customize your listening experience
All those apps — find the best apps to indulge your interests, get applications onto your iPad, and keep your apps up to date
Lost and found — use Google services to view maps, get directions, and search for your next destination
Open the book and find:
Steps for getting started with your iPad
How to customize your iPad
Tips for downloading content from the iTunes® Store, the App Store, and the iBookstore
Easy ways to organize your e-mail, calendar, and contacts
How to stay connected with Facebook and Twitter
Details about connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Advice on troubleshooting your iPad
Cool iPad accessories
Set up your iPad, use the multitouch interface, and get connecte
Surf the Web, listen to music, watch videos, and download apps
Turn your iPad into a portable game console
IN FULL COLOR!
What the book covers: the nuts and bolts of the iPad, mastering the multi-touch interface, setting up iTunes, synchronizing your data, working with the calendar, finding and watching videos, establishing a Wi-Fi connection, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving E-mail, finding a place or getting directions with maps, organizing and sharing your photos, jotting down and reviewing notes, enjoying an amazing gaming experience, buying music, videos, and books from iTunes, browsing and downloading applications from the App Store, protecting your information, troubleshooting, and more. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than nineteen years.
Get the most out of your iPad with this fun and friendly full-color guide!
Part iPod touch, part MacBook, and part eReader—and all impressive—the iPad combines the best technological advances from all of these products into one ultraportable touch device. This full-color guide is the perfect companion to help you get up to speed and on the go with Apple's revolutionary iPad.
Veteran For Dummies authors and Mac gurus begin with a look at the multi-touch interface and then move on to setting up iTunes, surfing the Web, and sending and receiving e-mail. You'll discover how to share, store, and import photos; buy and read your favorite books; get directions and use maps; rent, buy, and watch movies and TV shows; listen to the latest music; play games; shop for cool new apps; and much more.
- Popular authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus begin with the basics as they walk you through setting up and using the iPad in this full-color guide
- Offers a straightforward-but-fun approach to the many exciting functions of the iPad: listening to music, synchronizing your data, working with the calendar, setting up iTunes, and getting online via Wi-Fi, to name a few
- Presents an easy-to-understand approach to sending and receiving e-mail; shopping for movies, iBooks, and music at the iTunes Store; browsing the Web; sharing photos; downloading and watch movies and TV shows; and downloading apps from the App Store
- Explains how to use your iPad as a portable game console and how to manage your contacts and to-do lists
- Covers protecting your information and troubleshooting
From no-nonsense basics to useful tips and techniques, iPad For Dummies will help you discover all the cool things your iPad can do.
About the Author
Edward C. Baig
is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY and the author of Macs For Dummies, 10th Edition
Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus pens the popular "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle and is the author of Incredible iPhone Apps For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting to Know Your iPad.
Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPad.
Chapter 2: iPad Basic Training .
Chapter 3: The Kitchen Sync: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad.
Part II: The Internet iPad.
Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari.
Chapter 5: The E-Mail Must Get Through.
Chapter 6: Surfi n’ the Web without a Board (or at Least without Safari).
Chapter 7: Apply Here (to Find Out about iPad Apps).
Part III: The iPad at Work and Play.
Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPad.
Chapter 9: iPad Video: Seeing Is Believing.
Chapter 10: You Oughta Be in Pictures.
Chapter 11: Curling Up with a Good iBook.
Chapter 12: The iPad at Work.
Part IV: The Undiscovered iPad.
Chapter 13: Setting You Straight on Settings.
Chapter 14: When Good iPads Go Bad.
Chapter 15: Accessorizing Your iPad.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Appetizing (and Free) Apps.
Chapter 17: Ten Apps Worth Paying For.
Chapter 18: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts.