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.
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!
This hands-on guide steers you through how to navigate the home screen; launch, run, and switch between apps; use the magical Smart Cover to put to sleep and wake your iPad; change and lock screen orientation, adjust screen brightness; and conserve battery life.
You'll learn how to master Multi-Touch gestures, work with text, shoot video and photos using the two built-in cameras, make FaceTime calls, sync files and content with iCloud, connect to the Internet using a Wi-Fi or 3G network, link up with Bluetooth devices, mirror video, search using Spotlight, get assistance from Siri, and more.
Table of Contents: Introduction Power On and Set Up the iPad iPad Essentials Multi-Touch Gestures Work with Text Ask Siri for Assistance Sync with a Computer Connect to the Internet Using Wi-Fi Connect to the Internet Using Cellular Data Use iCloud Use Notification Center Use Control Center Connect to Bluetooth Devices Use the Cameras Make FaceTime Calls Mirror Video Search Using Spotlight Get Apps
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 your ultimate guide to getting the most out of your iPhone! Apple's graphics-driven iOS is perfect for visual learners, so this book uses a visual approach to show you everything you need to know to get up and running—and much more. Full-color screen shots walk you step-by-step through setup, customization, and everything your iPhone can do. Whether you are new to the iPhone or have just upgraded to the 7s, 7s Plus, or 8, this book helps you discover your phone's full functionality and newest capabilities. Stay in touch by phone, text, email, FaceTime Audio or FaceTime Video calls, or social media; download and enjoy books, music, movies, and more; take, edit, and manage photos; track your health, fitness, and habits; organize your schedule, your contacts, and your commitments; and much more!
The iPhone is designed to be user-friendly, attractive, and functional. But it is capable of so much more than you think—don't you want to explore the possibilities? This book walks you through iOS visually to help you stay in touch, get things done, and have some fun while you're at it! Get to know iOS with 900 full-color screen shots Master the iPhone's basic functions and learn the latest features Customize your iPhone to suit your needs and get optimal performance Find the apps and services that can make your life easier
The iPhone you hold in your hand represents the pinnacle of mobile technology, and is a masterpiece of industrial design. Once you get to know it, you'll never be without it. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your personal map for exploring your new tech companion.
Introducing iOS 6.0, the senior’s guide to getting the most out of your iPad for people of all ages, welcomes the reader into a private classroom where they can kick off their shoes and get the tech low down without being overwhelmed by geek talk.
Presented in a user friendly and conversational tone, Grandma Talks Tech: Baby Boomers Take To iPads, Too! takes iPad users through from a basic introduction to the iPad to enjoying full functionality from these marvelous devices.
• Navigating Your iPad;
• Working with Email, Photos, and Other Built-In iPad Apps;
• Third Party Apps You Can’t Do Without;
• Accessibility Features;
• What to Do If Your iPad Acts Up;
• Much More.