iPad For Seniors For Dummies

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Overview

The new iPad can do even more - get up to speed with this updated guide!

Get the most out of the newest iPad and iOS 6 software with this fun and practical full-color guide. Written in the friendly For Dummies style by veteran and bestselling For Dummies author Nancy C. Muir, this helpful guide thoroughly explains iPad basics and then some. Discover easy-to-follow tips and advice on the latest iOS 6 features and popular favorites, such as the Siri virtual personal assistant, ...

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Overview

The new iPad can do even more - get up to speed with this updated guide!

Get the most out of the newest iPad and iOS 6 software with this fun and practical full-color guide. Written in the friendly For Dummies style by veteran and bestselling For Dummies author Nancy C. Muir, this helpful guide thoroughly explains iPad basics and then some. Discover easy-to-follow tips and advice on the latest iOS 6 features and popular favorites, such as the Siri virtual personal assistant, FaceTime, Facebook integration, Safari, photo and video editing, e-books, and more.

  • Covers the third-generation iPad, iPad 2 and original iPad and is fully updated for iOS 6
  • Explains how to use the iPad in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the For Dummies series for two decades
  • Uses senior-friendly larger fonts and full-color illustrations, making the information accessible and easy to follow
  • Covers exciting new features of iOS 6 and the new iPad, including Siri, Passbook, a brand new Maps app, Facebook integration, enhancements to FaceTime, Mail, Safari, Photos, and improved accessibility features for users with hearing and vision challenges
  • Shows the best ways to use your iPad for e-mail, games, e-books, music, videos, photos, and keeping connected with your friends and family

Whether you use your iPad to keep in touch, keep track of your schedule, or keep yourself entertained, iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition is the perfect accessory to keep at hand.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118728260
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/9/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 47,830
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy C. Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 100 books on business and technology, including multiple editions of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies. She also writes a technology column for Retirenet.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Making the iPad Yours 7

Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad 9

Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 27

Chapter 3: Getting Going 55

Chapter 4: Making Your iPad More Accessible 69

Part II: Taking the Leap Online 89

Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari 91

Chapter 6: Working with E-mail in Mail 115

Chapter 7: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 133

Chapter 8: Shopping the iTunes Store 147

Chapter 9: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps 161

Part III: Having Fun and Consuming Media 175

Chapter 10: Using Your iPad as an E-Reader 177

Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad 205

Chapter 12: Playing with Photos 217

Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 237

Chapter 14: Playing Games 247

Chapter 15: Finding Your Way with Maps 261

Part IV: Managing Your Life and Your iPad 281

Chapter 16: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar 283

Chapter 17: Working with Reminders and Notifications 303

Chapter 18: Managing Contacts 317

Chapter 19: Talking to Your iPad with Siri 337

Chapter 20: Making Notes 351

Chapter 21: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad 365

Index 381

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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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