Want to upgrade to iOS 5? We lay out which devices will run Apple's newest mobile OS, and how to download and install it. Once you've gotten the software on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, we'll walk you through its marquee features: Master new multitasking gestures on the iPad 2 and explore Notification Center; play with Apple's three new apps, Reminders, Messages, and Newsstand; learn about improvements to Safari, Mail, Camera, Photos, and Game Center; check out the smaller tweaks made to Maps, Calendar, Music, Videos, FaceTime, Weather, and Stocks; and discover what's been done under-the-hood in regards to Twitter integration, new typing tricks, AirPlay mirroring, and Accessibility.
If you're confused about Apple's new sync service, iCloud, never fear: Our iOS 5 Upgrade Guide also offers a rundown of the service and each of its features, as well as a step-by-step guide for setting it up on your device. And for those who wish to untether their iOS device from their computer, the guide explains how to take advantage of iOS 5's Wi-Fi Sync and eliminate cord-based backup and information transfer.
Total OS X Mavericks covers every inch of Apple’s new operating system: We provide an overview of all the features packed into OS X 10.9, then dive into what you need for a basic installation. From there, we offer in-depth descriptions of new features like iCloud Keychain, Finder Tabs, and Finder Tags, detail what to expect from new apps like iBooks and Maps and OS X's new multiple displays, and explain Apple’s under-the-hood changes in plain English.
There’s never been a better time to be a Mac user. And with Total OS X Mavericks to help you get acquainted with the Mac’s latest and greatest features, you’ll be on the fast track to more fun and greater productivity.