iPad: The Missing Manual

iPad: The Missing Manual

by David Pogue

Paperback(7th ed.)

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iOS 8 for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever, and this all-new Missing Manual includes everything you need to know about iPad’s exciting features and new user interface. Missing Manual series creator David Pogue takes you on a guided iPad tour, complete with step-by-step instructions, crystal-clear explanations, and lots of tips, tricks, and surprises along the way.

  • Learn how to sync and work on any file anywhere, on any device, with iCloud Drive
  • Use Family Sharing to circulate your calendars, photos, iBooks, and iTunes and App Store purchases with those closest to you
  • Track your activity, heart rate, and other fitness information with Health
  • Connect to your other iOS devices and Mac like never before with Handoff, Messages, and Instant Hotspot

With this beautiful full-color and easy-to-use book, you’ll discover how to get the most out of your iPad—everything from Web browsing to watching videos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491947159
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/14/2014
Series: Missing Manual Series
Edition description: 7th ed.
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 486,863
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David Pogue is the anchor columnist for Yahoo Tech, having been groomed for the position by 13 years as the tech columnist for the New York Times. He’s also a monthly columnist for Scientific American, host of science shows on PBS’s “NOVA,” and two-time Emmy-winning correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning.” With over 3 million books in print, David is one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 120 titles.

Table of Contents

  • The Missing Credits
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: The iPad Basics
    • Chapter 1: The Guided Tour
    • Chapter 2: Typing, Editing & Searching
    • Chapter 3: Siri & Speech
    • Chapter 4: Calling & FaceTime
    • Chapter 5: Texting & iMessages
    • Chapter 6: Accessibility

  • Part 2: Pix, Flix, & Apps
    • Chapter 7: Music
    • Chapter 8: Taking Photos, Shooting Videos
    • Chapter 9: All About Apps
    • Chapter 10: The Built-In Apps

  • Part 3: The iPad Online
    • Chapter 11: Getting Online
    • Chapter 12: The Web
    • Chapter 13: Email

  • Part 4: Connections
    • Chapter 14: Syncing with iTunes
    • Chapter 15: iCloud & Continuity
    • Chapter 16: The Corporate iPad
    • Chapter 17: Settings

  • Part 5: Appendixes
    • Signup & Setup
    • Troubleshooting & Maintenance

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