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Instant New iPad Features in iOS 6 How-to

Book Description

Learn to use Mail, iCloud, Photostream, iPhoto, iWorks, iTunes, iMovie, and Garageband through easy to follow recipes

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.

  • Set up Mail using multiple accounts and a VIP Inbox

  • Enable iCloud for synchronous use with other Apple devices and programs

  • Understand Photostream and its key features

  • Discover the new iPad’s suite of apps designed for the ultimate multi-touch experience

In Detail

The new iPad's display and processing power allows for a rich media experience that is unlike any other. Instead of solely consuming media, you can create, edit, and manage everything from Excel documents to HD home movies. The multi-touch interface makes creating and editing intuitive. iCloud syncs documents, movies, music, and images to the cloud for access from all your Apple devices.

"The New iPad: Using New Features in iOS 6 How-To" will walk you through iCloud setup, project creations, and syncing. If you want to utilize all that your iPad has to offer, this is the book for you. Exploring Apple’s suite of apps designed especially for the iPad, these recipes provide easy to follow steps enabling you to become a power user.

You'll begin with the basics; setting up Mail, and managing your photos. Each recipe builds upon previous recipes and by the end of the book, you’ll have projects in every app within Apple's media suites.

If you're interested in using your iPad to the fullest, this book will cover the major applications developed by Apple and take advantage of all of its features. We begin by setting up email, using the VIP inbox, iCloud, and Photostream within the Photos application. We'll then dig a little deeper and explore iPhoto and iMovie, creating slideshows, and creating a video trailer. Lastly, we'll explore the apps within Apple's iWorks suite, learning how to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations. We will finish the book with a musical note, exploring iTunes and GarageBand.

"The New iPad: Using New Features in iOS 6 How-To" will walk you through tasks with easy to follow recipes that will give you a great overview on the new iPad and its features.

Table of Contents

  1. Instant New iPad Features in iOS 6 How-to
    1. Instant New iPad Features in iOS 6 How-to
    2. Credits
    3. About the Author
    4. About the Reviewers
    5. www.packtpub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    7. 1. Instant New iPad Features in iOS 6 How-to
      1. New iPad features and native applications (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      2. Working with the Mail application (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      3. Adding an @iCloud.com e-mail address (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
      4. Photos – editing, sharing, and Photo Stream (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
      5. iPhoto – editing, sharing, and importing (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Importing photos into iPhoto
      6. iMovie – capturing, editing, and sharing your footage (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Importing video into iMovie
      7. iWork – Keynote, Numbers, and Pages (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it..
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Downloading your application's counterpart
      8. Starting a Keynote presentation (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      9. Numbers – starting and editing a spreadsheet (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Functions are saved and viewable in Excel
      10. Pages – starting and editing a document (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      11. Sharing and syncing documents from Keynote, Numbers, and Pages (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. There's more…
      12. iBooks – downloading from iBookstore and importing PDFs (Should know)
        1. How to do it...
        2. There's more
          1. Importing via other applications
          2. Organizing your library using Collections
      13. Garageband – a basic project (Become an expert)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Sharing and syncing to iCloud