Your iPad at Work (Covers iOS 5.1 on iPad, iPad2 and iPad 3rd generation) [NOOK Book]

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Your iPad at Work, Second Edition

Supercharge your business effectiveness with any model of iPad–in the office, on the road, everywhere!

Do you have an iPad? 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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Your iPad at Work (Covers iOS 5.1 on iPad, iPad2 and iPad 3rd generation)

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Overview

Your iPad at Work, Second Edition

Supercharge your business effectiveness with any model of iPad–in the office, on the road, everywhere!

Do you have an iPad? 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!

Your iPad at Work includes the latest information about the new iPad (third generation) and iOS 5.1, but also applies to the original iPad and iPad 2.

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 to your network; sync your email, contacts, calendar, Office documents, and smartphone; make the most of iPad’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 is, now discover how incredibly productive it can make you!

• Secure your iPad with passwords and data encryption

• Connect your iPad to a wireless printer

• Discover today’s most powerful iPad business apps

• Manage contacts and relationships using your iPad and the VIPorbit app

• Do your word processing, spreadsheet and database management while on the go

• Access your email and surf the Web from almost anywhere

• Make winning sales and business presentations from your iPad

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

• Manage your next project from your iPad

• Use your iPad more efficiently on the road and while traveling

• Manage your company’s social networking presence from your tablet

• Hold iPad-based video conferences and virtual meetings

• Use your iPad as an ebook reader, and find the best new business and productivity books online

• Reduce your communications costs with FaceTime and Skype

• Create and distribute iPad content, or have a custom app developed for your business

• Add hardware and accessories that make your iPad even more useful

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133067200
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 5/29/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 54 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Jason R. Rich (JasonRich.com) is the bestselling author of more than 52 books, as well as a frequent contributor to a handful of major daily newspapers, national magazines, and popular websites. He also is an accomplished photogra­pher and an avid Apple iPad, iPhone, and Mac user.

You can read more than 80 free feature-length “how to” articles by Jason R. Rich covering the Apple iPhone and iPad at the Que Publishing website. Visit iOSArticles.com and click the Articles tab. You can also follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7).

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 ACTIVATING AND CUSTOMIZING YOUR iPAD

TURNING YOUR iPAD ON OR OFF

PLACING YOUR iPAD INTO SLEEP MODE

ACTIVATING YOUR iPAD

iPAD WIRELESS SETUP

ACTIVATING YOUR iPAD’S DATA SERVICES

CUSTOMIZING iPAD’S 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

TRANSFORMING YOUR iPAD INTO A DIGITAL PICTURE FRAME

GENERAL OPTIONS

KEEPING YOUR iPAD PRIVATE WITH THE PASSCODE LOCK FEATURE

CUSTOMIZING iCLOUD SETTINGS

ADJUSTING THE SETTINGS FOR MAIL, CONTACTS, AND CALENDARS

SETTING UP THE TWITTER APP

CUSTOMIZING YOUR WEB SURFING EXPERIENCE WITH SAFARI

CUSTOMIZING THE MESSAGES APP

PERSONALIZING MUSIC SETTINGS

PERSONALIZING VIDEO SETTINGS

MAKING APP-SPECIFIC ADJUSTMENTS

USING THE NEW iPAD’S DICTATION FEATURE

NOW, LET’S PUT YOUR iPAD TO WORK

Chapter 2 WORKING WITH EMAIL

SETTING UP YOUR iPAD 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

ADDITIONAL MAIL APP FEATURES

USING THE WEB OR OTHER APPS TO ACCESS EMAIL

Chapter 3 SURFING THE WEB

CUSTOMIZING SAFARI SETTINGS

WHERE’S THE FLASH?

YOU’RE READY TO BEGIN SURFING

USING SAFARI’S TOOLBAR FEATURES

EDITING YOUR BOOKMARKS

ACCESSING AND MANAGING YOUR READING LIST

SAFARI’S ADDRESS FIELD

USING THE SEARCH FIELD

USING TABS

USING SAFARI’S READER FEATURE

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

TAPPING IN TO LINKEDIN TO NETWORK WITH BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS

MANAGING YOUR GOOGLE+ ACCOUNT FROM YOUR iPAD

Chapter 4 USING THE CALENDAR, REMINDERS, AND NOTIFICATION CENTER APPS

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 CALENDAR DATA 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

USING THE REMINDERS APP

MANAGING MULTIPLE TO-DO LISTS SIMULTANEOUSLY

KEEPING INFORMED WITH THE NOTIFICATION CENTER

CHOOSING THE RIGHT SCHEDULING APP

Chapter 5 WORKING WITH THE CONTACTS APP

CUSTOMIZING THE CONTACTS APP

ALLOWING THE CONTACTS APP TO WORK 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 CONTACTS DATA FROM YOUR iPAD WITH iCLOUD

SYNCING WITH MICROSOFT EXCHANGE-COMPATIBLE APPLICATIONS

SYNCING WITH CARDDAV- OR LDAP-COMPATIBLE APPLICATIONS

HOW DOES SYNCING YOUR CONTACTS INFO HELP YOU?

Chapter 6 FINDING AND INSTALLING APPS FROM THE APP STORE

APPLE’S APP STORE: ONE-STOP SHOPPING FOR iPAD APPS

UNDERSTANDING THE APP STORE

MANAGING YOUR APP STORE ACCOUNT OR iTUNES GIFT CARDS

ACCESSING YOUR PURCHASED APPS

UNDERSTANDING THE APP LISTINGS

LEARNING ABOUT AN APP BEFORE MAKING A 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 APPS

KEEPING YOUR APPS UP TO DATE

Chapter 7 USING VIPorbit FOR CONTACT AND SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT

VIPORBIT HAS A MULTITUDE OF USES

MANAGE YOUR CONTACTS OR CUSTOMERS

PLAN YOUR SCHEDULE

COMMUNICATE MORE EFFICIENTLY

IMPORTING YOUR EXISTING DATA INTO VIPORBIT

USING VIPORBIT’S DASHBOARD

THE FUTURE OF VIPORBIT

Chapter 8 WIRELESS PRINTING AND SCANNING VIA YOUR iPAD

WIRELESS PRINTING FROM YOUR iPAD

USING THE AIRPRINT FEATURE TO WIRELESSLY PRINT FROM YOUR iPAD

PRINTING FROM AN iPAD TO A NON-AIRPRINT—COMPATIBLE PRINTER

SCANNING DOCUMENTS ON THE GO INTO YOUR iPAD

UNDERSTANDING FILE FORMATS CREATED BY SCANNERS

Chapter 9 SYNCING YOUR iPAD 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

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 EBOOKS WITH THE iTUNES BOOKS SCREEN

SYNCING YOUR DIGITAL IMAGES WITH THE iTUNES PHOTOS SCREEN

ADDITIONAL iTUNES COMMANDS AND FEATURES

CHARGING YOUR iPAD’S BATTERY WHILE IT’S CONNECTED TO YOUR COMPUTER

WORKING WITH iCLOUD

MAINTAINING A BACKUP OF YOUR ENTIRE iPAD VIA iCLOUD

Chapter 10 WORKING WITH PAGES, NUMBERS, AND KEYNOTE

NEW FEATURES OFFERED BY THE iWORK FOR iPAD APPS

WHAT’S NEW IN PAGES

WHAT’S NEW IN NUMBERS

WHAT’S NEW IN KEYNOTE

USING THE iWORK FOR iPAD APPS WITH iCLOUD

Chapter 11 THIRD-PARTY APPS THAT OFFER MICROSOFT OFFICE COMPATIBILITY TO iPAD

WORKING WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE DOCUMENTS AND FILES USING THE DOCUMENTS TO GO APP

WORKING WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE DOCUMENTS AND FILES USING THE QUICKOFFICE APP

ACCESSING YOUR PRIMARY COMPUTER REMOTELY WITH YOUR iPAD

Chapter 12 CONDUCTING VIDEO CONFERENCES AND VIRTUAL MEETINGS

USING FACETIME FOR VIDEO CONFERENCING

CREATING A FACETIME FAVORITES LIST

USING FACETIME’S AUTOMATIC RECENTS LIST

CHOOSING PREFERRED FACETIME CONTACTS

PARTICIPATING IN A FACETIME CALL

PARTICIPATING IN VIRTUAL MEETINGS FROM ANYWHERE

GOTOMEETING OFFERS VIRTUAL MEETING CAPABILITIES

ANOTHER VIRTUAL MEETING OPTION: THE WEBEX PLATFORM

MAKING AND RECEIVING PHONE CALLS OR VIDEO CONFERENCING WITH SKYPE

SENDING AND RECEIVING TEXT MESSAGES WITH iMESSAGE

Chapter 13 DISCOVERING “MUST-HAVE” BUSINESS APPS

25 BUSINESS APPS THAT ENHANCE THE CAPABILITIES OF YOUR iPAD

1PASSWORD PRO

DROPBOX

EFAX MOBILE

EVERNOTE

FILEMAKER GO FOR iPAD

FLIGHTTRACK PRO

GRUBHUB

INVOICE2GO FOR iPAD

LINE2

MICROSOFT ONENOTE FOR iPAD

MONSTER.COM JOBS FOR iPAD

PDFPEN

PHOTON FLASH WEB BROWSER

PULSE

QUICKVOICE RECORDER

REMEMBER THE MILK

SEESMIC PING

SPLASHTOP

SQUARE

THE WEATHER CHANNEL

THINGS FOR iPAD

TIME MASTER + BILLING

WORLD CLOCK

XPENSETRACKER

YELP

DISCOVERING WHAT TRAVEL APPS CAN DO FOR YOU

ONLINE BANKING MADE EASY ON YOUR iPAD

SAVING TIME IN YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE

Chapter 14 STAYING INFORMED USING THE iBOOKS AND NEWSSTAND APPS

SELECTING AND DOWNLOADING EBOOKS

ACCESSING THE iBOOKSTORE

UNDERSTANDING iBOOKSTORE’S EBOOK LISTINGS

REVIEWING EBOOK DESCRIPTIONS

CUSTOMIZING iBOOKS SETTINGS

READING PDF FILES USING THE iBOOKS APP

READING NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES ON YOUR iPAD

WORKING WITH THE NEWSSTAND APP

READING PUBLICATIONS USING NEWSSTAND

MANAGING YOUR NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS

Chapter 15 DOWNLOADING VERSUS STREAMING ONLINE CONTENT

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DOWNLOADING AND STREAMING CONTENT

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DOWNLOADING CONTENT

THE COST OF DOWNLOADING CONTENT TO YOUR iPAD

YOU CAN ALSO STREAM CONTENT FROM THE INTERNET

APPS FOR STREAMING WEB CONTENT

DOWNLOADABLE iPAD CONTENT

STREAMING TV AND MOVIE PROGRAMMING

STREAMING AUDIO CONTENT

Chapter 16 PROTECTING YOUR iPAD AND ITS DATA

PROTECTING YOUR iPAD FROM PHYSICAL DAMAGE

TOUCHSCREEN FILMS

PROTECTIVE SKINS FOR YOUR iPAD

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 17 CREATING AND DISTRIBUTING CONTENT ON THE iPAD

CREATING INTERACTIVE EBOOKS FOR iPAD USING iBOOKS AUTHOR

BLURB.COM’S EBOOK PUBLISHING SOLUTION

DOES YOUR COMPANY NEED A CUSTOM APP?

WHAT TO CONSIDER FIRST WHEN DEVELOPING AN APP

HAVING A CUSTOM APP CREATED

OTHER POTENTIAL LOW-COST CUSTOM APP SOLUTIONS

iPAD CUSTOM APP DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES

Chapter 18 MUST-HAVE ACCESSORIES

EXTERNAL KEYBOARDS FOR YOUR TABLET

REPLACING FINGER MOTIONS WITH A STYLUS

BATTERY OPTIONS

BATTERY PACKS

BATTERY CHARGERS

DESKTOP STANDS FOR EASIER iPAD ACCESS

iPAD CAMERA CONNECTION KIT

ENHANCE THE RECORDING CAPABILITIES OF YOUR iPAD

HEADPHONES AND EXTERNAL SPEAKERS

EXTERNAL WIRELESS STORAGE FOR YOUR iPAD

USE YOUR iPAD TO PROCESS CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

CONNECTION OPTIONS: HD, VGA, HOME THEATER

CONNECTING TO AN HD MONITOR OR AN HDTV

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

Chapter 19 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON YOUR iPAD

LOADING DIGITAL IMAGES INTO YOUR iPAD

TAKING PICTURES WITH THE CAMERA APP

HOW TO SNAP A PHOTO

HOW TO SHOOT VIDEO

TIPS FOR SHOOTING EYE-CATCHING PHOTOS USING YOUR iPAD

HOW TO USE THE RULE OF THIRDS WHEN SHOOTING

USING THE PHOTOS APP TO VIEW, EDIT, ENHANCE, PRINT, AND SHARE YOUR PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

VIEWING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

VIEWING AN IMAGE IN FULL-SCREEN MODE

EDITING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

PRINTING PHOTOS

SHARING PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

DELETING PHOTOS STORED ON YOUR iPAD

WORKING WITH iCLOUD’S PHOTO STREAM IN THE PHOTOS APP

UPGRADING TO APPLE’S iPHOTO APP

ORGANIZING YOUR IMAGES FROM THE iPHOTO ALBUMS SCREEN

VIEWING INDIVIDUAL PHOTOS USING iPHOTO

PRINTING AND SHARING IMAGES USING iPHOTO

CREATING AND SHOWING OFF JOURNALS

iPHOTO OFFERS MANY PHOTO-RELATED TOOLS IN A SINGLE APP

UTILIZE POWERFUL PHOTO EDITING CAPABILITIES WITH THIRD-PARTY PHOTOGRAPHY APPS

CAMERABAG

PHOTOGENE

SNAPSEED

PHOTOSHOP TOUCH (PSTOUCH)

Appendix A Using the iPad To Do Last-Minute Shopping for Gifts (online only)

Appendix B Playing Games on Your iPad (online only)

9780789748522 TOC 4/26/2012

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