iPad 2 Made Simple

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The iPad 2 is thinner, more powerful, intuitive and very fun for users of all ages. Your iPad can be used for reading, surfing the web, emailing, watching TV and movies, getting work done and much more. And with over 65,000 apps just for the iPad, as well as the ability to run over 30,000 iPhone apps, the possibilities are endless.

iPad 2 Made Simple clarifies all of the key features on the iPad, introduces what’s new, and also reveals dozens of time-saving shortcuts and ...

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Overview

The iPad 2 is thinner, more powerful, intuitive and very fun for users of all ages. Your iPad can be used for reading, surfing the web, emailing, watching TV and movies, getting work done and much more. And with over 65,000 apps just for the iPad, as well as the ability to run over 30,000 iPhone apps, the possibilities are endless.

iPad 2 Made Simple clarifies all of the key features on the iPad, introduces what’s new, and also reveals dozens of time-saving shortcuts and techniques. The book has over 1,000 screen shots that are carefully annotated with step-by-step instructions.

  • Clear instructions on how to set up and use the iPad
  • Illustrated explanations of all the key features
  • Hundreds of graphics as well as tips and tricks

What you’ll learn

  • Master themulti-touch display
  • Browse, buy, and read books with iBooks as well as the Kindle app
  • Employ little-known time-saving tips and tricks
  • Learn how to surf the web like never before
  • Organize, view and share your photos and albums via social networking sites and e-mail
  • Discover and download great apps from the App Store
  • How to squeeze every ounce of power from E-mail, Calendar and Contacts
  • Using iTunes to find music, videos, Podcasts, TV shows and more on your iPad
  • Synchronize your iPad with your Windows or Mac or with your MobileMe or Google account

Who this book is for

This book is for new iPad users, as well as seasoned iPad, iPhone or iPod touch users who are ready to explore the new world of the iPad 2.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
  2. Typing Tips, Copy/Paste and Search
  3. Sync Your iPad with iTunes
  4. Other Sync Methods
  5. Wi-Fi and 3G Connectivity
  6. Organize Your Icons and Folders
  7. Personalize and Secure Your iPad
  8. Multitasking and Lock Rotation/Mute
  9. Playing Music
  10. Viewing Videos, TV Shows and More
  11. Surfing the Web with Safari
  12. iBooks and E-Books
  13. Email on your iPad
  14. Working with Contacts
  15. Your Calendar
  16. iPad Photography
  17. Recording and Editing Videos
  18. FaceTime Video Messaging and Skype
  19. Productivity and File Transfer
  20. iTunes on your iPad
  21. The Amazing App Store
  22. Games and Fun
  23. Social Networking
  24. Eliminate Your Paper Notes
  25. Bluetooth on your iPad
  26. New Media: Reading Newspapers, Magazines, and More
  27. Find your way with Maps
  28. Troubleshooting
  29. Your iTunes User Guide
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430234975
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 6/3/2011
  • Series: Apress Made Simple Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 804
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Trautschold is the founder and chief executive officer of Made Simple Learning, a leading provider of Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry and Palm webOS books and video tutorials. He has been a successful entrepreneur in the mobile device training and software business since 2001. With Made Simple Learning, he has been helping to train thousands of BlackBerry users with short, to-the-point video tutorials. He has now co-authored�15 Made Simple guide books. Martin also co-founded, ran for�three years, then sold a mobile device software company. Prior to this, Martin spent 15 years in technology and business consulting in the U.S. and Japan. He holds an engineering degree from Princeton University and a master's in business administration�from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Martin and his wife, Julia, have three daughters. Martin enjoys rowing and cycling. He can be reached at martin@madesimplelearning.com.

Gary Mazo is vice president of Made Simple Learning and is a writer, a college professor, a gadget nut and an ordained rabbi. Gary joined Made Simple Learning in 2007 and has co-authored the last 13 books in the Made Simple series. Along with Martin and Kevin Michaluk from CrackBerry.com, Gary co-wrote CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse�a book about BlackBerry addiction and how to get a grip on one's BlackBerry use. Gary also teaches writing, philosophy, technical writing and more at the University of Phoenix. Gary is a regular contributor to CrackBerry.com, writing product reviews and adding editorial content. He holds a�bachelor's degree�in anthropology from Brandeis University. Gary earned his�master's in Hebrew letters as well as ordination as rabbi from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has served congregations in Dayton, Ohio, Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Gary is married to Gloria Schwartz Mazo and between them, they have six children. Gary can be reached at: gary@madesimplelearning.com.

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