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.
Your one-stop guide to all things iPad
The iPad may be small, but it packs a big punch. This all-encompassing guide provides step-by-step guidance for iPad and iPad mini users looking to make the most of this small wonder—at home, at work, or on the go. Whether you’re an iPad newbie or have been puttering around with it for a while, there’s something inside for everyone!For the uninitiated — pick the iPad model that’s right for you and discover cool bling you can add to accessorize it It’s your iPad, you can play if you want to — explore the iTunes® store, preview, buy, and rent media, use iCloud to push purchases to all devices, and set up Family Sharing Get connected — make your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G settings, tether your iPad to your smartphone, and sync content across devices iWorking 9–5 — get familiar with the iWork for iOS apps, improve documents by adding photos and images, and manage your iWork documents like a pro
Open the book and find:Guidance on which iPad model is right for you Tips on using your iPad to buy content at iTunes and beyond How to wipe data remotely if your iPad is lost or stolen How to move files from your computer to your iPad Tips for printing wirelessly from your iPad Steps for setting up Touch ID and Apple Pay How to share files via email, AirDrop®, or through the cloud
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.
Get the most out of the faster, more streamlined iPad with help from this practical guide. How to Do Everything: iPad, Third Edition gets you started using all the revolutionary new features right away, such as the stunning Retina display, the 5-megapixel iSight camera, and the ultrafast 4G LTE wireless technology. Learn how to customize your iPad, access the Internet, use Mail and Safari, video chat with FaceTime, connect to social networks, and sync and back up your data. Download apps, music, movies, and more, take photos and video, use iCloud, and manage all of your content with ease.Configure, customize, sync, and back up your iPad Connect to Wi-Fi networks and access the web Set up Mail and integrate with other email accounts Install iBooks and download selections from the iBooks library Read newspapers and magazines and connect to social networks Download cool apps from the App Store and incorporate Game Center Use the Music app to create playlists and stream music over a network Download movies, TV shows, music, podcasts, and audiobooks from the iTunes Store Take great photos with the new 5-megapixel iSight camera Shoot video with HD video recorder Video chat using FaceTime Manage your contacts and schedule Navigate with Maps