IPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 13, 2011 - Computers - 388 pages
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Oh, all the amazing things your iPad and iPad 2 can do!

Lightweight, powerful, and perfect for reading and staying in touch, iPads are fun and practical for today's seniors, as long as you know how to use all the bells and whistles. That's where this helpful guide comes in. Written in the friendly For Dummies style and sporting senior-friendly larger type and full-color illustrations, this book can help you get the most out of your iPad or iPad 2, even if you don't ordinarily use a computer.

This new edition includes pages of updated content, including the latest features in iOS 5 and iCloud. You'll first learn to set up your iPad, get familiar with the touchscreen interface, and explore accessibility features. Then you'll learn to browse the Internet with mobile Safari, use maps, set up and manage your e-mail, buy and read e-books, download and play music and movies, work with photos, make FaceTime video calls, and discover how to extend the iPad's capability even more with apps.

  • Covers the iPad and iPad 2
  • Includes senior-friendly larger fonts and full-color illustrations
  • Explains how to use the iPad in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the Dummies series for two decades
  • Covers using maps and the calendar, video chatting with FaceTime, browsing the web, using your iPad for e-mail and Facebook, buying apps and games, reading iBooks, playing music, watching videos, viewing photos, user security and safety, and more
  • New edition is updated with new content on iOS 5 and iCloud features, including iMessage, Newsstand, Reminders, Reader and Reading List tools, and more

The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing device—whatever you want your iPad to do, the fun starts with iPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies.

  

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good item and i recommend this.

User Review  - sayscharley8888 - Overstock.com

Very helpfull for information on use of ipad. simplistic language easy to understand- it would be better if it was bigger. i recommend it to those getting familiar with the ipad1 Read full review

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User Review  - Cecily - Goodreads

Easy to read - simple to utilize for getting iPad up and running Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Buying Your iPad
7
Looking Over the Home Screen
25
Getting Going
51
Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features
69
Taking the Leap Online 87 Chapter 5 Browsing the Internet with Safari
89
Working with EMail in Mail
111
Getting Social with FaceTime
127
Organize Books in Collections
190
Playing with Music on iPad
197
Playing with Photos
213
Getting the Most Out of Video Features
233
Playing Games
249
Delete a Bookmark
273
Use the Compass
279
Working with Reminders and Notifications
303

Shopping the iTunes Store
141
Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps
157
Having Fun and Consuming Media
169
Navigate a Book
178
Use Bookmarks and Highlights
184
Managing Contacts
317
Making Notes
339
Troubleshooting
353
Index
367
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Nancy C. Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 60 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies. She writes a technology column for Retirenet.com and also assists seniors with technology at TechSmartSenior.com.

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