IPad 2: The Missing Manual

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Apr 14, 2011 - Computers - 313 pages
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The iPad is an amazing media device, once you really know how to use it. In this entertaining book, New York Times tech columnist and iPad expert Jude Biersdorfer shows you how to get the most out of this sleek tablet to surf the Web, send and receive email, watch movies and TV shows, read eBooks, listen to music, play games, and even do a little iWork. It's the book that should have been in the box.

The important stuff you need to know

  • Learn undocumented tips and tricks. Get the lowdown on cool iPad secrets
  • Build and play your media library. Fill up your iPad with music, movies, TV shows, eBooks, photos, music videos, audiobooks, and podcasts
  • Get online. Connect through Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+3G—on both GSM and CDMA networks
  • Discover state-of-the-art e-reading. Buy and read books and magazines in full color
  • Consolidate your email accounts. Read email from your personal and work accounts
  • Shop iTunes and the App Store. Navigate Apple's media emporiums, and learn how to get free music, video, books, and apps
  

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User Review  - debs3 - Overstock.com

Good book, has helped us navigate the I pad, lots of useful information. Read full review

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User Review  - Maureen Flatley - Goodreads

Excellent guide to maxmizing your ipad use. Read full review

Contents

Chapter
9
Chapter
12
Chapter 2
21
Get Online
35
Chapter4
51
Chapter 5
77
Chapter6
91
Shop the App Store
115
Organize and Sync Media Files with iTunes
177
Master iTunes
201
Chapter 13
227
Watch and Edit Videos
241
Chapter 15
253
Sync Up with MobileMe
269
AppendixA
277
Appendix
287

Chapter8
131
Play Games
151

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About the author (2011)

J.D. Biersdorfer is the best-selling author of iPad: The Missing Manual, Best iPhone Apps (Second Edition), Netbooks: The Missing Maunal, and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book. She is the co-author of iPod: The Missing Manual, Google: The Missing Manual (Second Edition), iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual, and The Internet: The Missing Manual. She has authored the weekly technology column "Q&A" for the New York Times since 1998 and often writes about art, books, and design for other sections of The Times. J.D. also co-hosts the independent Pop Tech Jam audio podcast, which explores current events in the world of technology and geek culture.