iPad: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual [NOOK Book]

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The iPad 2 is faster, lighter, and more versatile than its predecessor, but there's still no printed guide to using its amazing features. That’s where this full-color Missing Manual comes in. Learn how to stream HD video, make video calls, manage your email, surf the Web, listen to music, play games, and maybe even do a little iWork. This is the book that should have been in the box.

  • Build your media library. Fill your iPad with music, movies,...
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iPad: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

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Overview

The iPad 2 is faster, lighter, and more versatile than its predecessor, but there's still no printed guide to using its amazing features. That’s where this full-color Missing Manual comes in. Learn how to stream HD video, make video calls, manage your email, surf the Web, listen to music, play games, and maybe even do a little iWork. This is the book that should have been in the box.

  • Build your media library. Fill your iPad with music, movies, TV shows, eBooks, photos, and more.
  • Share with others. Stream music, HD movies, TV shows, and more, to and from your iPad.
  • Create your own media. Use the iPad’s new Photo Booth, iMovie, and GarageBand apps to express yourself.
  • Get online. Connect through WiFi or Wi-Fi+3G, and surf with the iPad’s faster browser.
  • Place video calls. See who’s talking with the iPad’s FaceTime app and its two cameras.
  • Consolidate your email. Read and send messages from any of your accounts.
  • Learn undocumented tips and tricks. Get the lowdown on cool iPad secrets and workarounds.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449393755
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/18/2010
  • Series: Missing Manual Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 22 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

J.D. Biersdorfer is a best-selling, veteran Missing Manual author. J.D. wrote Best iPad Apps and iPad: The Missing Manual (First Edition), and co-wrote iPod: The Missing Manual and iPhoto: The Missing Manual, and is the author of Netbooks: The Missing Manual, Google: The Missing Manual, and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book. She has authored a weekly technology column for the The New York Times since 1998.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits; About the Author; About the Creative Team; Acknowledgements; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; How to Use This Book; Chapter 1: Get to Know Your iPad; 1.1 Turn the iPad On and Off; 1.2 Use the Mute and Volume Buttons; 1.3 Connect Through iPad Jacks and Ports; 1.4 Add Earbuds and Earphones; 1.5 Find the Home Button; 1.6 Tour the Home Screen Icons; 1.7 Install iTunes on Your Computer; 1.8 Connect to Your Computer; 1.9 Set Up Your iPad in iTunes; 1.10 Disconnect from Your Computer; 1.11 Work with iTunes; 1.12 Charge the iPad Battery; 1.13 Extend Battery Life; 1.14 Keep the iPad Screen Clean; Chapter 2: Interact with Your iPad; 2.1 Finger Moves for the iPad; 2.2 Use the iPad Keyboard; 2.3 Cut, Copy, and Paste; 2.4 Discover iPad Keyboard Shortcuts; 2.5 Use an International Keyboard; 2.6 Search the iPad; 2.7 Add an External Keyboard; Chapter 3: Get Online; 3.1 Should You Use Wi-Fi or 3G?; 3.2 Get Your Wi-Fi Connection; 3.3 Use Public Wi-Fi Hot Spots; 3.4 Stay Secure: Wi-Fi Network Safety Tips; 3.5 Use a Mobile Broadband Hot Spot; 3.6 Use Skype to Make Internet Calls; 3.7 Pick an AT&T 3G Service Plan; 3.8 Sign Up for AT&T 3G Service; 3.9 Use the AT&T Data Network; 3.10 Turn 3G Service Off or On; 3.11 Change or Cancel Data Plans; 3.12 Travel Internationally with the iPad; Chapter 4: Surf the Web; 4.1 Take a Safari Tour; 4.2 Zoom and Scroll Through Web Pages; 4.3 Create and Use Safari Bookmarks; 4.4 Make Home Screen Bookmarks; 4.5 Jump to Other Web Pages; 4.6 Edit and Organize Bookmarks and Folders; 4.7 Sync Your Bookmarks; 4.8 Call Up Your History List; 4.9 Save Images From the Web (and Mail); 4.10 Stream Web Audio and Video; 4.11 Work With Online Apps; 4.12 Social Networking on the iPad; 4.13 Use Autofill to Save Time; 4.14 Manipulate Multiple Pages; 4.15 Pop-up Blockers, Cookies, and Security; Chapter 5: Keep in Touch with Email; 5.1 Set Up an Email Account (or Two); 5.2 Tour the iPad’s Mail Program; 5.3 Read Mail; 5.4 Write and Send Email; 5.5 Take Control of Your Email; 5.6 Adjust Mail Settings; 5.7 Webmail on the iPad; 5.8 POP3 and IMAP Accounts on the iPad; Chapter 6: Use the iPad’s Built-In Apps; 6.1 Set Up Your Calendar; 6.2 Use the iPad Calendar; 6.3 Maintain Contacts; 6.4 Take Notes; 6.5 Watch YouTube Clips; 6.6 Find Your Way with Maps; 6.7 Locate Your Position with GPS; 6.8 Get Directions on the Map; 6.9 View Photos; 6.10 Watch Videos; 6.11 Use the iPad as an iPod; 6.12 Shop iTunes and the App Store; Chapter 7: Shop the App Store; 7.1 Go to the App Store; 7.2 Tour the App Store; 7.3 Set Up an iTunes/App Store Account; 7.4 Buy, Download, and Install Apps; 7.5 Uninstall Apps; 7.6 Search for Apps; 7.7 Scale Up iPhone Apps; 7.8 Organize Apps; 7.9 Adjust App Preferences; 7.10 Update Apps; 7.11 Troubleshoot Apps; Chapter 8: iBooks & ePeriodicals; 8.1 Download the iBooks App; 8.2 Go to the iBookstore; 8.3 Browse and Search for Books; 8.4 Buy and Download a Book; 8.5 Find Free iBooks; 8.6 Sync Books with iTunes; 8.7 Add Other eBooks to the iPad; 8.8 Read an iBook; 8.9 Change the Type in an iBook; 8.10 Search an iBook; 8.11 Use the Dictionary; 8.12 Make Bookmarks and Notes; 8.13 Use Newspaper and Magazine Apps; 8.14 Subscribe to ePublications; 8.15 Delete an iBook; Chapter 9: Play Games; 9.1 Find iPad Games; 9.2 Play Games; 9.3 Play Multiplayer Games; 9.4 Troubleshoot Games; 9.5 An iPad Games Gallery; Chapter 10: Get Productive with iWork; 10.1 Meet iWork; 10.2 Get Started with iWork; 10.3 Create Documents in Pages; 10.4 Create Spreadsheets in Numbers; 10.5 Create Presentations in Keynote; 10.6 Import, Export, and Share iWork Files; Chapter 11: Organize and Sync Media Files with iTunes; 11.1 The iTunes Window; 11.2 How iTunes Organizes Your Content; 11.3 Where iTunes Stores Your Files; 11.4 The iTunes Store; 11.5 The Wireless iTunes Store; 11.6 Check for Downloads; 11.7 Authorize Computers for iTunes Files; 11.8 Deauthorize Your Computer; 11.9 Automatically Sync the iPad; 11.10 Manually Sync to Your iPad; 11.11 Sync Music; 11.12 Sync Video; 11.13 Sync Photos; 11.14 Sync Info; 11.15 Sync Podcasts; 11.16 Sync Books; 11.17 Sync Apps and Games; 11.18 Troubleshoot Syncing Problems; Chapter 12: Mastering iTunes; 12.1 Change the Look of the iTunes Window; 12.2 Change the Size of the iTunes Window; 12.3 Change Import Settings for Better Audio Quality; 12.4 Four Ways to Browse Your Collection; 12.5 Get a Birds-Eye Look at Your Collection with Grid View; 12.6 Search for Songs in iTunes; 12.7 You’re the Critic: Rate Your Music; 12.8 Listen to Internet Radio; 12.9 Change a Song’s File Format; 12.10 Change a Song’s Start and Stop Times; 12.11 Improve Your Tunes with the Graphic Equalizer; 12.12 Edit Song Information; 12.1111113 Edit Album Information and Song Gaps; 12.14 Make a New Playlist in iTunes; 12.15 Change or Delete an Existing Playlist; 12.16 iTunes DJ: Get the Party Started; 12.17 Make a Genius Playlist in iTunes; 12.18 Genius Mixes in iTunes; 12.19 Smart Playlists: Another Way for iTunes to Assemble Playlists; 12.20 Set Up Multiple iTunes Libraries; 12.21 Three Kinds of Discs You Can Create with iTunes; 12.22 See Your iTunes Purchase History and Get iTunes Store Help; 12.23 Buy Songs from Other Music Stores; 12.24 Move the iTunes Music/Media Folder to an External Drive; 12.25 Back Up Your iTunes Files to Disc; Chapter 13: Play Music and Other Audio; 13.1 Get Music and Audio for Your iPad; 13.2 Explore the iPod Menu; 13.3 Play Music; 13.4 Play Audiobooks and Podcasts; 13.5 Control the Now Playing Screen; 13.6 Get Album Art in iTunes; 13.7 Add Lyrics in iTunes; 13.8 Make Playlists; 13.9 Make Genius Playlists on the iPad; Chapter 14: Watch Videos; 14.1 Get Video on Your iPad; 14.2 Transfer Video from iTunes to iPad; 14.3 Find and Play Videos on the iPad; 14.4 Play iPad Videos on Your TV; 14.5 Video Formats That Work on the iPad; 14.6 Delete Videos; Chapter 15: View and Manage Photos; 15.1 Get Pictures onto Your iPad; 15.2 Find Pictures on Your iPad; 15.3 View Pictures on Your iPad; 15.4 Play Slideshows on Your iPad; 15.5 Play Slideshows on Your TV; 15.6 Change the iPad’s Wallpaper; 15.7 Turn the iPad into a Picture Frame; Chapter 16: Sync Up with MobileMe; 16.1 Sign Up for MobileMe; 16.2 Set Up MobileMe on a PC or Mac; 16.3 Use the MobileMe Gallery; 16.4 Use iDisk; iPad Settings; Tour the iPad Settings; iPad Troubleshooting and Care; Apple’s iPad Troubleshooting Pages; Reset Your iPad; Download and Reinstall iTunes and iTunes Updates; Update the iPad’s Software; Use iPad Backup Files; Start Over: Restore Your iPad’s Software; Protect Your iPad; AppleCare—What It Is and Whether You Need It;

J.D. Biersdorfer is the author of iPod: The Missing Manual and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book, and co-author of The Internet: The Missing Manual and the second edition of Google: The Missing Manual. She has been writing the weekly computer Q&A column for the Circuits section of The New York Times since 1998.

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    Posted September 8, 2013

    :-(

    I think that my ipad is broken

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    Posted January 3, 2013

    What

    Rip off

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    Posted December 6, 2012

    Up to 64............i think

    I think it holds up to 64 GB.

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    Posted August 20, 2012

    How many GB?

    How many gigabytes can an ipad 2 hold?

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    Posted April 22, 2012

    Funny you should ask

    because I have not received it yet. and it has not even been shipped yet.

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