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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Working with EMail in Mail
Getting Social with FaceTime
Shopping the iTunes Store
Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps
Having Fun and Consuming Media
Playing with Music on iPad
Playing with Photos
Getting the Most Out of Video Features
Finding Your Way with Maps
Managing Your Life and Your iPad
Working with Reminders and Notifications 303 Create a Task in Reminders
Managing Contacts
Making Notes
Making the iPad Your Pad

Playing Games
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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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