My New iPad: A User's Guide, 3rd edition

  • 3h 33m
  • Wallace Wang
  • No Starch Press
  • 2012

The new iPad is cute. It's loveable. It's fun to play with. But it can also be a bit mysterious.

My New iPad is your guide to getting the most from Apple's latest magical creation. Best-selling author Wallace Wang's patient, step-by-step instructions will have you using your new iPad to:

  • Find your way using the Maps app and the iPad's compass
  • Get organized with the Notes, Reminders, Calendar, and Contacts apps
  • Set up your email accounts and browse the Web
  • Use dictation and keyboard shortcuts to save time typing
  • Listen to music, read ebooks and magazines, and take photos and videos
  • Use FaceTime to talk face-to-face with distant friends and relatives
  • Shop on iTunes and the App Store for the best new music, apps, movies, games, magazines, and books
  • Set parental controls, use a secret passcode, and encrypt your backups for maximum privacy

And so much more. You'll even learn top-secret touch gestures to help make the most of your iPad. Discover the hundreds of amazing things your iPad can do with My New iPad.

About the Author

Wallace Wang is the author of several best-selling computer books, including My New Mac, My New iPhone, and Steal This Computer Book (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.

In this Book

  • My New iPad—A User’s Guide, 3rd Edition
  • Turning Your iPad On and Off
  • Charging and Conserving Battery Power
  • Using Your iPad's Physical and Virtual Controls
  • Controlling the iPad User Interface
  • Using and Customizing the Virtual Keyboard
  • Using Dictation and Keyboard Shorcuts
  • Customizing the Home Screen
  • Using Parental Controls
  • Protecting Your Privacy
  • Setting Up an Internet Connection
  • Installing (and Uninstalling) Apps
  • Browsing with Safari
  • Using Bookmarks with Safari
  • Setting Up an Email Account
  • Reading, Organizing, and Sending Email
  • Transferring Songs, Videos, and Other Stuff to Your iPad
  • Shopping on iTunes and the iBookstore
  • Listening to Music
  • Watching Video Podcasts, iTunes U Classes, and YouTube Videos
  • Reading Ebooks
  • Photos, Videos, and FaceTime
  • Viewing, Using, and Sharing Photographs
  • Jotting Down Notes
  • Staying on Track with Reminders
  • Keeping Contact Information
  • Using the Calendar
  • Using Maps
  • Searching Your iPad with Spotlight
  • Making Your iPad Accessible
  • Using Foreign Languages
  • The Best iPad Apps
  • Troubleshooting Your iPad