iPad For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 20, 2010 - Computers - 320 pages
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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.

  

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Review: iPad For Dummies

User Review  - Tara Schaafsma - Goodreads

Told me pretty much what I needed to know, except about parental controls, which I found elsewhere. Knew much of it since I have an iphone, but there were good tips. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Unveiling the iPad
7
iPad Basic Training
19
The Kitchen Sync Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad
35
Going on a Mobile Safari
57
The EMail Must Get Through
73
Surfin the Web without a Board or at Least without Safari
97
Apply Here to Find Out about iPad Apps
123
You Oughta Be in Pictures
171
Curling Up with a Good iBook
185
The iPad at Work
201
The Undiscovered iPad
223
When Good iPads Go Bad
247
Accessorizing Your iPad
259
Ten Appetizing and Free Apps
275
Ten Apps Worth Paying For
287

The iPad at Work and Play
143
Amanda Graham Griffin Technology page 259
145
iPad Video Seeing Is Believing
161
Ten Hints Tips and Shortcuts
299
Index
309
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About the author (2010)

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.

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