This new edition of iPad mini For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks for getting an even bigger bang out of your iPad mini. Presented in full-color and written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly guide walks you through the multitouch interface, going online, getting connected, packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, and movies, synchronizing your data, texting with iMessage, working with Siri, importing pictures and launching slideshows, getting organized with Reminders, finding your way with Maps, working with the Calendar, protecting your information, accessorizing your iPad mini, and much more.
Updated and revised throughout to cover Apple's newest iPad mini hardware and iOS software, iPad mini For Dummies is the ideal companion to help you make the most out of your device. Plus, if you run into any problems along the way, you'll find easy-to-follow, expert troubleshooting and maintenance tips.Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest iPad mini hardware and iOS software Shows you how to turn your iPad mini into an entertainment hub Covers the key features and tools readers need to become iPad mini mavericks Written by Edward C. Baig, the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today, and Bob LeVitus, often referred to as "Dr. Mac"
Your iPad mini may be small, but it packs a big punch. In this full-color guide, you'll unlock all of its incredible capabilities—and have a blast while you're at it!
Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad mini photos that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into iPad mini problems or limitations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad mini.
Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad mini working just the way you want. Learn how to:
• Connect your iPad mini to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks
• Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad mini
• Use Siri to control your iPad mini or get information by speaking commands
• Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad mini
• Video chat with your friends using Skype and FaceTime
• Stream audio and video to Apple TV and other devices
• Use Dictation to create notes, emails, text messages, search the Internet, and more
• Use iCloud to synchronize data between your devices
• Watch movies, TV shows, or home videos
• Surf the Web, and send and receive email
• Download apps to make your iPad mini even more useful
• Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging
• Stay organized with the Calendar app
• Use Pages and Numbers to create documents and spreadsheets
• Use Keynote to build and display presentations
Inexpensive and to-the-point, The iPad Pocket Guide is a complete companion to all the features and functions of the iPad including: Facetime, HD Video, Mail, Safari, Photos and Video, App Store, iBooks, Maps, Notes, Calendar, Contacts, and more. It will help you get up-and-running with easy to understand instructions and then show you hidden gems and tips to make you a true iPad expert.
iCloud encompasses so very many different features and fun bits that it's surprising to realize just how much you can do with a free account. Let Macworld's editors help you get the most out of it. This book collects all the material we've written in the last year on Apple's sync service, and we hope it will help you get to know iCloud and learn how best to use it in your life. This book focuses on OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Windows 8, iOS 6, and iTunes 11 - but we still have some helpful hints for those users with older operating systems. We hope that you enjoy our Starter Guide, but, even more important, that you enjoy iCloud and find ways to incorporate it into your daily routine.
If you want to learn more about your other iOS devices, make sure to check out our available Superguides including our iPhone 5 Superguide, iPad Mini Starter Guide, iPad Starter Guide, Fourth Edition (for Retina iPads; Apple's latest iPad, or third generation iPad users running iOS 6), iPhone 5 Starter Guide, iOS 6 Upgrade Guide, and Master iPhone Photography. Looking for Mac and OS X books? We also sell our Total Mountain Lion Superguide, Mac Basics, Mountain Lion, and Mac Gems, Mountain Lion edition.
easy step at a time. iPads have never, ever been this simple!
Who knew how simple iPad and iPad mini could be?
This is today’s best beginner’s guide to using your new iPad or iPad mini…simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:
Master gestures and touchscreen tips you can use in any iPad app Get productive fast with Notes, Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, and Notifications Use iCloud to automatically sync and share data with iPads, iPhones, and Macs Browse the Web more efficiently with Safari’s best shortcuts Capture high-quality photos and video with your iPad Share ”Photo Stream“ albums with other iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch users Make free FaceTime video calls Post to Facebook and Twitter from your iPad Get the best new free and paid apps from Apple’s App Store Make the most of iTunes and your iPad’s amazing media capabilities Read new bestsellers and free classics with iBooks Transform your iPad into a great online gaming device Use Find My iPhone to find a lost iPad in the house, or lock it if it’s stolen Adding hardware that makes your iPad more fun and useful Finding Wi-Fi connections and making the most of paid data plans
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.
Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is the visual guide to mastering the powerful features and functionality of Apple's latest smartphone. Whether you're a newbie or upgrading to the latest model, this easy to navigate guide features visually rich tutorials and plenty of step-by-step instructions to help you make sense of all your iPhone's capabilities—from the most basic to the most advanced.
Covering all the exciting features of the latest cutting-edge models, this visual guide helps you learn how to access and download apps, books, music, and video content; send photos and emails; edit movies; synch with Apple devices and services; effectively use the current OS; and much more. Learn the features of iOS with 500 full-color screen shots Master the basic functions of your iPhone and customize its settings to work the way you prefer Ensure you're getting optimal performance from your iPhone Discover how to find the best apps and services to fit your personal and business needs
If you learn faster by seeing and doing, this visual guide will quickly help you unlock the many capabilities of the world's favorite smartphone.