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An ideal, visual guide for the image-driven iPad

Whether your interests veer towards movies, games, books, or music?the iPad is the computing device for dazzling graphics, crisp and clear audio, and effortless portability. If ever there existed a device that demanded a reading companion for the visual learner, it?s the iPad?and this resource is perfectly suited for the visual audience. Veteran VISUAL author Lonzell Watson walks you through all the features unique to the iPad and...

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An ideal, visual guide for the image-driven iPad

Whether your interests veer towards movies, games, books, or music—the iPad is the computing device for dazzling graphics, crisp and clear audio, and effortless portability. If ever there existed a device that demanded a reading companion for the visual learner, it’s the iPad—and this resource is perfectly suited for the visual audience. Veteran VISUAL author Lonzell Watson walks you through all the features unique to the iPad and shows you how to download books, apps, music, and video content, as well as send photos and e-mails. Plus, you’ll discover how to sync the iPad with other Apple devices in order to provide you with the ultimate user experience.

  • Provides you with the ultimate visual learning guide for the ultimate visual computing device: the Apple iPad
  • Demonstrates how to get the most from the iPad’s unparalleled ability to offer amazing graphics, crisp audio, and light-weight portability
  • Addresses the iPad’s ability to work with all 140,000+ applications in Apple’s acclaimed App Store
  • Walks you through downloading books, applications, music, and videos; sending photos and e-mails; and using the multi-touch display feature

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad is the only visual resource you need for learning the exciting features that will make you mad for the iPad!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470644980
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/20/2010
  • Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) Series , #72
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 452,179
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

chapter 1 Exploring the iPad

Take a Look at the iPad 4

Discover iPad Features 6

Start Up and Log in 8

Explore the iPad Home Screen 10

Explore Important iPad Settings 12

chapter 2 Understanding What You Can Do with Your iPad

Experience the Web 16

View, Organize, and Share Your Photos 18

Email Friends 20

Organize Your Contacts and Appointments 21

Create Professional Documents 22

Enjoy Music and Videos 24

Download Apps and eBooks 26

Navigate with Maps 28

Accessorize Your iPad 30

chapter 3 Configuring the iPad

Customize the Home Screen 34

Reset the Default Home Screen Layout 36

Protect Your iPad with a Passcode 38

Configure the iPad's Sleep Setting 40

Turn Sounds On and Off 42

Customize the Home Button 43

Adjust the Brightness of the Screen 44

Turn Off Wi-Fi or Switch to Airplane Mode 45

Change the iPad Wallpaper 46

Configure Parental Controls 48

Reset the iPad 50

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Editable and Non-Editable Text 52

Copy and Paste a Photo 54

Search Your iPad by Using Spotlight 56

chapter 4 Getting the Most from the Internet

Understand Internet Access 60

Connect to a Wi-Fi Network for the First Time 62

Activate Your 3G Service 64

Change the Default Search Engine 66

Manage Multiple Web Browsers 68

Explore Web Browser Security and Privacy Options 70

Bookmark Your Favorite Websites 72

Explore Touch-Screen Navigation Tips 74

Turn on Auto Fill 76

View an RSS Feed 78

chapter 5 Maximizing Email on the iPad

Learn about Managing Email Accounts 82

Add an Email Account for the First Time 84

Create a New Email Account 86

Specify the Default Email Account 88

Switch to Another Email Account 90

Disable an Email Account 92

Use a Different Server Port 94

Configure Authentication for Outgoing Mail 96

Automatically Check for New Emails 98

Email a Link to a Webpage 100

Set Message Font Size 102

Create a Custom iPad Signature 104

Disable Remote Message Images 106

chapter 6 Syncing the iPad

Connect Your iPad to a Computer 110

Prevent Your iPad from Syncing Automatically 112

Sync Your Contacts List 114

Sync Your Calendar 116

Sync Your Email Account 118

Sync Your Bookmarks 120

Sync Music and Music Videos 122

Sync Podcasts 124

Sync Audiobooks 126

Sync TV Show Episodes 128

Sync Photos on Your Computer with Your iPad 130

Save Photos from Emails 132

Import Photos from Your Camera 134

chapter 7 Getting the Most from iTunes and Photos

Discover What You Can Do with iTunes 138

Buy and Download in iTunes 140

Subscribe to Podcasts 142

Rate Content in the iTunes Store 144

Configure iPad Audio Settings 146

Browse and Play Content in the iPod App 148

Create a Standard Playlist in the iPod App 150

Play Videos, Movies, and TV Shows 152

Customize Video Settings 154

View Photos on Your iPad 156

Send a Photo by Email 158

Create a Custom Slideshow 160

chapter 8 Getting the Most from YouTube and iBooks

Explore YouTube 164

Locate Videos on YouTube 166

Save a Video as a Favorite 168

Email a Link to a video 170

Understand iBooks Features 172

Purchase and Download eBooks 174

chapter 9 Managing Contacte and Appointments

Create a New Contact 178

Edit an Existing Contact 180

Assign an Email Address to a Contact 182

Assign a Web Address to a Contact 184

Assign a Physical Address to a Contact 186

Create a Custom Label for a Contact 188

Add Extra Fields for a Contact 190

Add Notes to a Contact 192

Add Photos to Contacts 194

Add Appointments to Your Calender 196

Edit an Existing Appointment 198

Set Up a Repeating Event 200

Convert an Event to an All-Day Event 202

Add an Alert to an Event 204

chapter 10 Simplifying Your Life with the iPad

Explore Accessibility Options for the Visually and Hearing Impaired 208

Display Your Current Location by Using Maps 210

Get Directions by Using Maps 211

Specify a Location When You Do Not Have an Address 212

Display a Contact's Location 214

Bookmark a Location 216

Learn about MobileMe 218

Set Up a MobileMe Account on Your iPad 220

Configure MobileMe Synchronization on the iPad 222

Configure MobileMe Synchronization on Your Mac 224

Set Up MobileMe on Your PC 226

Send Photos to Your MobileMe Gallery 228

Explore iWork 230

chapter 11 Enhance Your iPad with the App Store

Explore the App Store 234

Download Free Apps 236

Purchase and Download Apps from the App Store 238

Move Apps from Your Computer to Your iPad 240

Check for Updates to Apps 242

chapter 12 Maintaining and Troubleshooting the iPad

Update iPad Software 246

Back Up and Restore Your iPad's Data and Settings 248

Learn to Extend Battery Life 250

Troubleshoot Connected Devices 252

Troubleshoot the Inability to Charge the iPad Battery 254

Troubleshoot Wi-Fi Problems with Wi-Fi Accessibility 256

Troubleshoot Why iTunes May Not See Your iPad 258

Troubleshoot the Inability to Sync with iTunes 260

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