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The Apple iPad is one of today's most popular technology/media platforms--a great computing and media-consumption device, particularly for those older adults who may be less inclined to spend time struggling with the complexities of the typical desktop or laptop computer. The iPad offers a unique and easy way to tie into the riches of the online world, for everything from managing your finances to entertainment, without having to master the peculiarities of a computer operating system. In IPAD FOR BOOMERS, you'll...

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iPad for Boomers

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Overview

The Apple iPad is one of today's most popular technology/media platforms--a great computing and media-consumption device, particularly for those older adults who may be less inclined to spend time struggling with the complexities of the typical desktop or laptop computer. The iPad offers a unique and easy way to tie into the riches of the online world, for everything from managing your finances to entertainment, without having to master the peculiarities of a computer operating system. In IPAD FOR BOOMERS, you'll learn all about the iPad's features, the best applications (apps) available for older users, and productive ways to use them. The iPad is tremendous fun, and it's also the perfect tool for exploring the internet, technology, and software that's aimed at your lifestyle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133943488
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/16/2012
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Brian Proffitt is a technology expert who blogs on ITworld.com about OpenSource, Mobile, and Big Data technology and Twitters as @TheTechScribe on a wide range of technology sectors. Currently, he is an adjunct instructor at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

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Table of Contents

1. First Step: Introducing the iPad. 2. Second Step: Interfacing with the iPad. 3. Third Step: Connecting with the iPad. 4. Fourth Step: Using the iPad Apps. 5. Managing iPad Accessibility. 6. Work the Web: Safari. 7. Communicating with E-Mail. 8. Video Calls: Face Time and Skype. 9. iBooks for Reading. 10. Entertainment with iTunes. 11. Sharing Memories. 12. Printing with the iPad. 13. Keeping Track of Friends and Family. 14. Managing Your Schedule with iPad. 15. On the Go with the iPad. 16. Watching What You Eat. 17. An iPad a Day. 18. Managing Your Money with iPad.

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