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Supercharge your business effectiveness with iPad 2–in the office, on the road, everywhere!

Got an iPad 2? Put it to work! If you’re a manager, entrepreneur, or professional… a consultant, salesperson, or freelancer… this book will make you more efficient, more effective, and more successful!

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Covers iOS 5

Your iPad™ 2 atWork

Supercharge your business effectiveness with iPad 2–in the office, on the road, everywhere!

Got an iPad 2? Put it to work! If you’re a manager, entrepreneur, or professional… a consultant, salesperson, or freelancer… this book will make you more efficient, more effective, and more successful!

It’s packed with easy, nontechnical business solutions you can use right now—each presented with quick, foolproof, full-color instructions. Securely connect your iPad 2 to your network; sync your email, contacts, calendar, Office documents, and smartphone; make the most of iPad 2’s latest productivity apps; capture up-to-the-minute news and financial data; even discover powerful specialized apps for your job and your industry.

You already know how much fun your iPad 2 is, now discover how incredibly productive it can be, too!

• Secure your iPad 2 with passwords and data encryption

• Discover today’s most powerful low-cost iPad 2 productivity apps

• Create winning sales and business presentations from your iPad 2

• Read PC and Mac files, from Microsoft Office to Adobe PDF

• Manage your next project from your iPad 2

• Transform your iPad 2 into a powerful group brainstorming tool

• Use your iPad 2 more efficiently on the road

• Manage your company’s social networking presence from your iPad 2

• Hold iPad 2—based videoconferences and virtual meetings

• Transform your iPad 2 into an ebook reader, and find the best new business and productivity books online

• Reduce your communications costs with FaceTime and Skype

• Find the best “vertical market” apps for healthcare, real estate, construction, engineering, finance, and more

• Hire programmers to build custom apps that reach new customers or improve internal business processes

• Add accessories that makes your iPad 2 even more useful

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789749376
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 10/25/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jason R. Rich ( is the bestselling author of more than 49 books, as well as a frequent contributor to a handful of major daily newspapers, national magazines, and popular websites. He’s also an accomplished photographer and an avid Apple iPad 2, iPhone, and Mac user.

You can read more than 40 free, feature-length “how-to” articles by Jason R. Rich covering the Apple iPhone and iPad, online at the Que Publishing website. Visit and click the Articles tab. You can also follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7).

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Activating Your iPad

iPad 2 Wireless Setup

Preinstalled Apps on Your iPad 2

Activating Your iPad’s Data Services

Chapter 2 Customizing iPad Settings

Switching to Airplane Mode

Connecting to a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Configuring Notifications Settings

Setting Location Services Options

Configuring Cellular Data Options

Adjusting the Screen Brightness

Customizing the Lock Screen and Home Screen Wallpapers

Choosing a Preinstalled Wallpaper

Displaying a Custom Image as a Wallpaper

Transforming Your iPad 2 into a Digital Picture Frame

General Options

Keeping Your iPad 2 Private with the Passcode Lock Feature

Customizing iCloud Settings

Adjusting the Settings for Mail, Contacts, and Calendars

Set Up the Twitter App

Customizing Your Web Surfing Experience with Safari

Customize the Messages App

Personalizing Music Settings

Personalizing Video Settings

Making App-Specific Adjustments

Chapter 3 Working with Email

Setting Up Your iPad 2 to Work with Existing Email Accounts

Customizing Your Email Account Settings

Fetching New Data

Customizing Mail Options

Managing Your Email Accounts with the Mail App

Working with the Inbox

Composing Messages

Using the Web to Access Email

Chapter 4 Surfing the Web

Using the Safari Web Browser

Customizing Safari Settings

Where’s the Flash?

You’re Ready to Begin Surfing

Using Safari’s Title Bar Features

Editing Your Bookmarks

Accessing and Managing Your Reading List

Safari’s Address Field

Using the Search Field

Using Tabs

Using Safari’s Reader

Understanding the Web Page Viewing Area

Syncing Bookmarks with Your Primary Computer

Accessing Social Networks on Your iPad

Working with Facebook

Tweeting from Your iPad 2

Tapping into LinkedIn to Network with Business Professionals

Chapter 5 Using the Calendar App and Notification Center

Calendar App Basics

Controlling the View

Entering a New Appointment

Viewing Individual Appointment Details

Subscribing to Calendars

Finding an Appointment

Viewing Calendars

Inviting People to Meetings or Events

Customizing the Calendar App

Syncing Scheduling Data with Your Primary Computer or Smartphone

Syncing with a PC or Mac Using iTunes Sync

Syncing Calendar Data Wirelessly Using iCloud

Syncing Calendar Data Wirelessly with Scheduling Software on a Microsoft Exchange—Compatible Network

Syncing Calendar Data Wirelessly with Google Calendar or Yahoo! Calendar

Keeping Informed with the Notification Center

Managing Time and More with Third-Party Apps

Choosing the Right Scheduling App

Chapter 6 Working with the Contacts App

The Contacts App Is Highly Customizable

The Contacts App Works Seamlessly with Other Apps

Getting Started Using the Contacts App

Creating New Contact Entries

Editing or Deleting an Entry

Sharing Contact Entries

Syncing Contact Data with Other Contact Management Software

Syncing with Microsoft Exchange—Compatible Applications

Syncing with CardDAV- or LDAP-Compatible Applications

How Does Syncing Your Contacts Info Help You?

Third-Party Contact Management Apps

Chapter 7 Finding and Installing Apps from the App Store

Apple’s App Store: One-Stop Shopping for iPad Apps

Understanding the App Store

Managing Your Purchased Apps

Understanding the App Listings

Learning About an App Before Purchase

Visiting the App Store from iTunes on Your Computer

How App Pricing Works

Free Apps

Paid Apps

Subscription-Based Apps

In-App Purchases

Quick Tips for Finding Relevant Apps

Keeping Your Apps Up to Date

Chapter 8 Syncing to Your Computer via iTunes or iCloud

Making the iTunes Sync Connection

Customizing the iTunes Sync Process

Understanding the iTunes Summary Screen

Adjusting Sync Options with the iTunes Info Screen

Syncing Your Apps with the iTunes App Screen

Transferring App-Specific Data or Files Between Your Computer and iPad 2

Syncing Your Music with the iTunes Music Screen

Syncing Your Movies with the iTunes Movies Screen

Syncing Your TV Shows with the iTunes TV Shows Screen

Syncing Your Library with the iTunes Books Screen

Syncing Your Digital Images with the iTunes Photos Screen

Additional iTunes Commands and Features

Working with iCloud

Other Options for Syncing Data Wirelessly

Chapter 9 Using Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and Other Must-Have Business Apps

Word Processing with the Pages App

Formatting Text

Inserting Graphics

Setting Up and Printing Documents

Working in Full-Screen Mode

Using the Formatting Bar and Ruler

Exporting a Document

Managing Spreadsheets with the Numbers App

Using Keynote to Create Digital SlideShow Presentations

Managing Databases with FileMaker Go, Bento, and Things

Other Apps for Managing Microsoft Office Files


Desktop Connect

Documents To Go Premium — Office Suite

QuickOffice Connect Mobile Suite for iPad

Picsel Smart Office

Chapter 10 Finding Other Useful Business Apps


Invoice2go for iPad



QuickBooks Connect

Square: Credit Card Processing

Voice Recorder HD

Apps for Other Business Needs

Accessing Computers Remotely

Participating in Virtual Meetings

Reading PDF Files

Saving Time in Your Everyday Life

Online Banking Made Easy on Your iPad

Staying Active with Online Social Networking Services

Tracking Your Customer Loyalty Rewards

Finding Businesses or Services You Need

Saving Money

Chapter 11 Using Travel-Related Apps

Discovering What Travel Apps Can Do for You

Nine Handy Travel Apps for Business Travelers

American Airlines HD (or Any Airline App)


FlightTrack Pro

Kayak HD

The World Clock

Trip Advisor


Weather Channel Max for iPad

Zagat To Go

Chapter 12 iPad Apps for Productivity, Organization, and Brainstorming

Organizing Your Life with List Manager Apps

Using the Reminders App

Managing Multiple To-Do Lists Simultaneously

Other Helpful List Management Apps

Using the iPad in Vertical Markets

Transforming How Doctors Practice Medicine

Changing the Practice of Law

The iPad Is Making Its Way into Many Industries

Chapter 13 Conducting Videoconferences and Virtual Meetings

Using FaceTime for Videoconferencing

Creating a FaceTime Favorites List

Using FaceTime’s Automatic Recents List

Choosing Preferred FaceTime Contacts

Participating in a FaceTime Call

Text Messaging with iMessage

Participating in Virtual Meetings from Anywhere

GoToMeeting Offers Virtual Meeting Capabilities for iPad Users

Another Virtual Meeting Option: The WebEx Platform

Making and Receiving Phone Calls from Your iPad with Skype

Chapter 14 Finding and Using News and Information Apps

Television News Apps

Network News on the Go: ABC News, CBS News, and NBC Nightly NewsApps

International News Agencies: Associated Press and Reuters

CNN for iPad and FOX News for iPad

Streaming Radio News Apps

SiriusXM Satellite Radio App

NPR for iPad

Newspaper and Magazine News Apps

Working with the Newsstand in iOS 5

The New York Times for iPad App

The Daily: iPad-Exclusive Daily Digital News

USA Today for iPad App

The Wall Street Journal Digital Edition

Official Drudge Report App

Creating a News Folder on Your iPad

Chapter 15 Downloading Versus Streaming Online Content

Downloading Content from iTunes

Acquiring iTunes Content from Your Computer

Cost of Acquiring Content from iTunes

Streaming Video on Your iPad

ABC Player



Hulu Plus


Streaming Audio on Your iPad

Pandora Radio


TuneIn Radio Pro

Chapter 16 Relaxing with Games

A Variety of Gaming Experiences

Twelve Awesome iPad 2 Games

Angry Birds HD

Contract Killer

FlightControl HD

Madden NFL 11 by EA Sports for iPad

Need For Speed Hot Pursuit for iPad

NY Times Crosswords

Pac-Man for iPad

Scrabble for iPad

Social Sudoku


Tetris for iPad

Texas Poker Pro

Game Center: Meeting and Competing with Fellow Gamers

Chapter 17 Using iBooks

Selecting and Downloading eBooks

Accessing the iBookstore

Understanding iBookstore’s eBook Listings

Reviewing eBook Descriptions

Customizing iBooks Settings

Reading PDF Files

Reading eBooks Formatted for Other eBook Readers

Chapter 18 Protecting Your iPad 2 and Its Data

Protecting Your iPad from Physical Damage

Touchscreen Films

Screen Covers and Cases

Full-Body Cases

Slipcovers, Sleeves, and Pouches

Securing Your Data

Protecting Your iPad from Theft or Loss

Insuring Your iPad

Chapter 19 Must-Have Accessories

External Keyboards for Your Tablet

Battery Options

Battery Packs

Battery Chargers

Desktop Stands for Easier iPad Access

iPad Camera Connection Kit

Headphones and External Speakers

Connection Options: HD, VGA, Home Theater

Connecting to an HD Monitor or a TV

Connecting to a VGA Monitor

Connecting to a Sound System or Home Theater System

Accessories for Traveling Abroad

Using International Power Adapters

Replacing Your iPad’s Micro SIM Card for Wireless Web Access

Wireless Printing

What If Your Printer Isn’t ePrint- or AirPrint-Compatible?

Creating Prints from Your Photos

The Future Looks Bright for the iPad

Appendix A Does Your Company Need a Custom App?

First Considerations

Having a Custom App Created

Potential Low-Cost Custom App Solution

9780789749376 TOC 9/6/2011

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