9781118498231

iPad for Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118498231

  • ISBN10:

    1118498232

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/5/2012
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

Brilliant, full-color guide to all things iPad - updated for iOS 6! Apple's amazing iPad continues to get better and better, and iOS 6 brings even more incredible features to the incredible iPad. If you want to get the very most out of your iPad, this is the book for you. Mac experts and veteran For Dummies authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus guide you through the iPad basics before moving on to the latest features including Siri, Passbook, Facebook integration, a brand new Maps app, and enhancements to your favorite features like FaceTime, Safari, Mail, Photos, and so much more. Covers the third-generation iPad, iPad 2 and original iPad and is fully updated for iOS 6 Gets you up to speed on the multitouch interface, setting up your e-mail account, getting connected, filling your iPad with amazing apps and cool content, and more Shows you how to do tons of stuff, including how to order around your Siri virtual personal assistant, make video calls with FaceTime, unveil the iPod in your iPad, curl up with a good iBook, and get organized with Reminders Includes tips on protecting your information, troubleshooting, connecting wirelessly, adding contacts, and using your iPad as a personal hotspot From the bread-and-butter basics to the very coolest of features, iPad For Dummies, 5th Edition will make you wonder how you ever lived without your iPad.

Author Biography

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Tech columnist for USA TODAY as well as the author of Macs For Dummies, 11th Edition. Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus pens the popular "Dr. Mac" column for the Houston Chronicle and is the author of OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Your iPad 5

Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPad 7

Chapter 2: iPad Basic Training 23

Chapter 3: The Kitchen Sync: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad 43

Part II: The Internet iPad 71

Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari 73

Chapter 5: The E-Mail Must Get Through 91

Chapter 6: Maps Are Where It Is 119

Part III: The Multimedia iPad 131

Chapter 7: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPad 133

Chapter 8: iPad Video: Seeing Is Believing 147

Chapter 9: You Oughta Be in Pictures165

Chapter 10: Curling Up with a Good iBook 185

Part IV: The iPad at Work 201

Chapter 11: Apply Here (To Find Out about iPad Apps) 203

Chapter 12: People, Places, and Appointments 221

Chapter 13: Indispensible iPad Utilities 233

Chapter 14: Taking the iPad Siri-ously 247

Part V: The Undiscovered iPad 255

Chapter 15: Setting You Straight on Settings 257

Chapter 16: When Good iPads Go Bad 281

Chapter 17: Accessorizing Your iPad 293

Part VI: The Part of Tens 309

Chapter 18: Ten Appetizing (And Free) Apps 311

Chapter 19: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 321

Chapter 20: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 331

Index 345

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