Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition: Maximize iCloud, Newsstand, Reminders, FaceTime, and iMessage

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Apress, Dec 19, 2011 - Computers - 520 pages
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Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition is written so that anyone can quickly get up to speed on Apple’s latest hit. As bloggers at The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW.com), the authors have the happy privilege of working with Apple products every day, and they'll guide you through all of the perks of being an iPad owner with access to all the new and amazing features in iOS 5. This book takes you from selecting and buying an iPad, to connecting it to the Internet, to using the incredible power of the iPad and all its apps to enhance your life.

Whether you’re using your iPad to surf the Internet, admire or edit family photos, listen to music, watch movies, create or edit movies, or read a book, this book will help guide you. Discover how your iPad can be a virtual shopping mall, opening the door to purchases of music, books, videos, and movies. This book will help you organize your daily life through the use of Calendar, Notes, and Contacts, communicate with friends and colleagues with Mail, and find your way with Maps. You'll also learn how get the most out of your iPad's two cameras, and you'll learn how iCloud keeps all of your documents and photos in sync across all your Apple devices. You'll also learn about great new iOS 5 features like Reminders, Notification Center, iMessage, Newsstand, and PC-Free updates.

Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition introduces the essentials of using your iPad for recreation, travel, and work—and includes the basics of Apple's iWork suite for iPad. Learn to create business or personal documents with Pages, make professional presentations with Keynote, and keep data and finances under control with Numbers. You'll also learn how to use iLife's suite of apps, including iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand on the iPad.
No matter how you use your iPad, Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition will show you how to make the most of it.

What you’ll learn Learn the new features of iOS 5 on your iPad Watch, read and listen more with endless movies, books and music at your fingertips Create images and videos and edit them with iMovie Use the iPad as a professional office tool to create rich documents, spreadsheets, and presentations See how iCloud makes syncing seamless Get connected wirelessly, stay connected and set your computing life free Who this book is for

iPad owners who want to learn more about the new features in iOS 5 and iCloud.

Table of Contents Bringing Your iPad Home Putting Your Data and Media on Your iPad Exploring the iPad Hardware Interacting with Your iPad Connecting to the Internet Browsing the Internet with Safari Touching Your Music and Video Shopping for Apps, Books, Music, and More Using iBooks Leveraging Your Desk Set Setting Up and Using Mail Working with Maps Touching Your Digital Photos On the Go with iWork Using the iPad Cameras with Camera, Photobooth, and FaceTime Other Great Ways to Use Your iPad
 

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Contents

Bringing Your iPad Home
1
Putting Your Data and Media on Your iPad
23
Exploring the iPad Hardware
57
Interacting with Your iPad
77
Connecting to the Internet
119
Browsing the Internet with Safari
136
Touching Your Music and Video
165
Shopping for Apps Books Music and More
203
Setting Up and Using Mail
285
Working with Maps
316
Touching Your Digital Photos
349
On the Go with iWork
395
Using the iPad Cameras with Camera Photo Booth and FaceTime
429
Other Great Ways to Use Your iPad
459
Index
487
Cover
ii

Reading Books and Newspapers with iBooks and Newsstand
227
Leveraging Your Desk Set
260

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About the author (2011)

Erica Sadun holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has written, co-written, and contributed to almost two dozen books about technology, particularly in the areas of programming, digital video, and digital photography. An unrepentant geek, Sadun has never met a gadget she didn't need. Her checkered past includes run-ins with NeXT, Newton, and a vast myriad of both successful and unsuccessful technologies. When not writing, she and her geek husband parent three adorable geeks-in-training, who regard their parents with restrained bemusement. Eight Ways to Get the Most out of Your Zune, the O'Reilly shortcut, and Modding Mac OS X, also from O'Reilly, are her latest books. She also wrote Taking Your iPhone to the Max.

Michael Grothaus is an American novelist and journalist living in London. He was first introduced to Apple computers in film school and went on to use them for years to create award-winning films. After discovering many of Hollywood’s dirty little secrets while working for 20th Century Fox, he left and spent five years with Apple as a consultant. Since then, he’s moved to Europe and written his first novel. Currently, Michael is a staff writer for AOL's popular tech news site TUAW.com, where he regularly interviews tech CEOs and writes about all things Mac. He is also the coauthor of Apress’ Taking Your iPad to the Max and Taking Your iPod touch to the Max, Second Edition. When not writing, he spends his time traveling Europe, northern Africa, and Asia. Epiphany Jones, a novel about trafficking and America’s addiction to celebrity, is his latest book. You can contact him at MichaelGrothaus.com.

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