My New iPad: A User's Guide

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The new iPad is cute. It's loveable. It's fun to play with. But it can also be a bit mysterious.

My New iPad is your guide to getting the most from Apple's latest magical creation. Best-selling author Wallace Wang's patient, step-by-step instructions will have you using your new iPad to:

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Overview

The new iPad is cute. It's loveable. It's fun to play with. But it can also be a bit mysterious.

My New iPad is your guide to getting the most from Apple's latest magical creation. Best-selling author Wallace Wang's patient, step-by-step instructions will have you using your new iPad to:

  • Find your way using the Maps app and the iPad's compass
  • Get organized with the Notes, Reminders, Calendar, and Contacts apps
  • Set up your email accounts and browse the Web
  • Use dictation and keyboard shortcuts to save time typing
  • Listen to music, read ebooks and magazines, and take photos and videos
  • Use FaceTime to talk face-to-face with distant friends and relatives
  • Shop on iTunes and the App Store for the best new music, apps, movies, games, magazines, and books
  • Set parental controls, use a secret passcode, and encrypt your backups for maximum privacy

And so much more. You'll even learn top-secret touch gestures to help make the most of your iPad. Discover the hundreds of amazing things your iPad can do with My New iPad.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593274290
  • Publisher: No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
  • Publication date: 6/15/2012
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 936,326
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Wallace Wang is the author of several best-selling computer books, including My New Mac, My New iPhone, and Steal This Computer Book (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.

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Table of Contents

Praise for the My New™ series

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Basic Training

Chapter 1: Turning Your iPad On and Off

Chapter 2: Charging and Conserving Battery Power

Chapter 3: Using Your iPad's Physical and Virtual Controls

Chapter 4: Controlling the iPad User Interface

Chapter 5: Using and Customizing the Virtual Keyboard

Chapter 6: Using Dictation and Keyboard Shorcuts

Making the Most of Your iPad

Chapter 7: Customizing the Home Screen

Chapter 8: Using Parental Controls

Chapter 9: Protecting Your Privacy

Chapter 10: Setting Up an Internet Connection

Chapter 11: Installing (and Uninstalling) Apps

Getting on the Internet

Chapter 12: Browsing with Safari

Chapter 13: Using Bookmarks with Safari

Chapter 14: Setting Up an Email Account

Chapter 15: Reading, Organizing, and Sending Email

Video, Music, Photos, and Ebooks

Chapter 16: Transferring Songs, Videos, and Other Stuff to Your iPad

Chapter 17: Shopping on iTunes and the iBookstore

Chapter 18: Listening to Music

Chapter 19: Watching Video Podcasts, iTunes U Classes, and YouTube Videos

Chapter 20: Reading Ebooks

Chapter 21: Photos, Videos, and FaceTime

Chapter 22: Viewing, Using, and Sharing Photographs

Organizing Yourself

Chapter 23: Jotting Down Notes

Chapter 24: Staying on Track with Reminders

Chapter 25: Keeping Contact Information

Chapter 26: Using the Calendar

Chapter 27: Using Maps

Chapter 28: Searching Your iPad with Spotlight

Additional Tips

Chapter 29: Making Your iPad Accessible

Chapter 30: Using Foreign Languages

Chapter 31: The Best iPad Apps

Chapter 32: Troubleshooting Your iPad

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