iPad for Dummies, 5th Edition

  • 6h 18m
  • Bob LeVitus, Edward C. Baig
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2013

Brilliant, full-color guide to all things iPad - updated for iOS 6!

Apple's amazing iPad continues to get better and better, and iOS 6 brings even more incredible features to the incredible iPad. If you want to get the very most out of your iPad, this is the book for you. Mac experts and veteran For Dummies authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus guide you through the iPad basics before moving on to the latest features including Siri, Passbook, Facebook integration, a brand new Maps app, and enhancements to your favorite features like FaceTime, Safari, Mail, Photos, and so much more.

  • Covers the iPad with Retina Display, iPad 2, and iOS 6
  • Gets you up to speed on the multitouch interface, setting up your e-mail account, getting connected, filling your iPad with amazing apps and cool content, and more
  • Shows you how to do tons of stuff, including how to order around your Siri virtual personal assistant, make video calls with FaceTime, unveil the iPod in your iPad, curl up with a good iBook, and get organized with Reminders
  • Includes tips on protecting your information, troubleshooting, connecting wirelessly, adding contacts, and using your iPad as a personal hotspot

From the bread-and-butter basics to the very coolest of features, iPad For Dummies, 5th Edition will make you wonder how you ever lived without your iPad.

About the Author

Edward C. Baig is the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY and is the cohost of USA TODAY's weekly "Talking Tech" podcast. He contributes other tech-related features, appears on radio and TV, and often moderates technology panels at trade shows. Ed is also the coauthor of iPhone For Dummies.

In this Book

  • Unveiling the iPad
  • iPad Basic Training
  • The Kitchen Sync: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad
  • Going on a Mobile Safari
  • The E-Mail Must Get Through
  • Maps are Where It Is
  • Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPad
  • iPad Video: Seeing is Believing
  • You Oughta Be in Pictures
  • Curling Up with a Good iBook
  • Apply Here (To Find Out about iPad Apps)
  • People, Places, and Appointments
  • Indispensible iPad Utilities
  • Taking the iPad Siri-ously
  • Setting You Straight on Settings
  • When Good iPads Go Bad
  • Accessorizing Your iPad
  • Ten Appetizing (And Free) Apps
  • Ten Apps Worth Paying For
  • Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts