iPad for Seniors For Dummies

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  • What the book covers: buying and getting started with your iPad, iPad accessibility features, taking notes, using maps and organizing your calendar, finding and browsing sites of interest to seniors on the Web with mobile Safari, using the iPad for e-mail and Facebook, buying apps and iTunes, working with pictures, buying and reading iBooks, buying and playing music, buying and watching videos and searching YouTube for videos of interest to seniors, getting help, printing, safety and maintenance (such as ...
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  • What the book covers: buying and getting started with your iPad, iPad accessibility features, taking notes, using maps and organizing your calendar, finding and browsing sites of interest to seniors on the Web with mobile Safari, using the iPad for e-mail and Facebook, buying apps and iTunes, working with pictures, buying and reading iBooks, buying and playing music, buying and watching videos and searching YouTube for videos of interest to seniors, getting help, printing, safety and maintenance (such as protecting the screen, setting a password, and so on).
  • Updated Coverage. This new edition will have approximately 25-35% new content. This includes coverage of Appleā€™s new iPad hardware and iOS software.
  • Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than seventeen years.

 

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  • iPad For Seniors For Dummies
    iPad For Seniors For Dummies  

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470883174
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/20/2010
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy C. Muir hosts a site on technology for seniors at www.techsmartsenior.com. She has written more than 50 books including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and Laptops For Seniors For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Making the iPad Your Pad.

Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad.

Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen.

Chapter 3: Getting Going.

Chapter 4: Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features.

Part II: Taking the Leap Online.

Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari.

Chapter 6: Working with E-Mail in Mail.

Chapter 7: Face to Face with the Grandkids Using FaceTime.

Chapter 8: Shopping the iTunes Store.

Chapter 9: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps.

Part III: Having Fun and Consuming Media.

Chapter 10: Using Your iPad As an E-Reader.

Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad.

Chapter 12: Playing with Photos.

Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features.

Chapter 14: Playing Games.

Chapter 15: Finding Your Way with Maps.

Part IV: Managing Your Life and Your iPad.

Chapter 16: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar.

Chapter 17: Managing Contacts.

Chapter 18: Making Notes.

Chapter 19: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    highly recommended

    Easy to understand and follow. Good companion for the new ipad as well as the old.

    Size of print and graphics a plus for "older eyes".

    I am confident that I can take full advantage of my ipad.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2013

    recommend

    even moreI found I knew more than I thought. I learned more

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    highly recommend for first time senior ipad owner

    Book is very detailed for first time ipad owner that had any tech background . Very basic and easy to understand .

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Perfect for Seniors

    A great learning source for seniors entering the iPad world.

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