Part iPod touch, part MacBook, part e-Reader, and all amazing, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one ultraportable touch device. From sending e-mail and surfing the web to taking pictures, watching and recording videos, playing games, downloading apps, and so much more, the fun begins right here with this friendly For Dummies guide
Magic touch — navigate the multitouch screen, use the onscreen keyboard, and e-mail and surf the web with just the touch of a finger
Picture perfect — turn your iPad into a digital picture frame, add cool effects to your photos, and make FaceTime video calls
Get rhythm — organize your music collection, listen to your favorite tunes, and create cool custom playlists
All those apps — download the latest apps, keep them up to date, and indulge your interests with games, e-books, and more
Open the book and find:
Steps for getting started with your iPad
Easy ways to organize your e-mail, calendar, and contacts
How to make a video call with FaceTime
Advice on using the iPad's HD video camera
How to increase productivity with folders and multitasking
Fast and easy shortcuts and helpful iPad hints
Tips for staying connected with Facebook and Twitter
Set up your iPad, use the multitouch interface, and get connected
Surf the web, listen to music, watch movies, and video chat with FaceTime
Utilize your iPad as an e-book reader, portable game console, or HD video camera
Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get up and running on your iPad right away. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to accomplish everything you want to do.
Follow along and quickly learn how to set up your iPad, navigate the touch screen, use apps and email, and browse the Internet. Find out the best ways to manage photos, video chat with FaceTime, use iTunes and the iBook store, read eDocuments, listen to music, watch movies, play games, and use iCloud. iPad maintenance tips are also included.
The unique, landscape layout of the QuickSteps series displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your iPad.
Use these handy guideposts:Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks Personal insights from other seniors Need-to-know facts in concise narrative Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being covered Errors and pitfalls to avoid
This popular guide is updated to cover iOS 8 - the latest operating system. Learn how to:Optimize your settings so that your new device works exactly how you want it toKeep in touch using the iPad and have fun surfing the web, and exploring apps for photos, music, videos, games and readingUtilize your iPad for work: get organized, sync with your main computer, get the latest news, run presentations and write documentsExplore the new family sharing features and iCloud Drive to work from anywhereSpeak to Siri to do things - no need to type!
Packed with tips and shortcuts, this primer will help you make the most of your iPad in easy steps.