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 ...

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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 (www.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 www.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)

 

 

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