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My iPad® (covers iOS 5.1 on iPad, iPad 2, and iPad 3rd gen), Fourth Edition

Book Description

My iPad, 4/e, is the perfect guide to help you get the most out of your iPad. It features task-based coverage with full-color images of pre-installed iPad apps to enable you to manage the content on your iPad. Easy to follow, step-by-step tasks show you how to find and purchase additional applications from the App Store, such as Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, iPhoto and more. In addition, you receive expert advice on topics such as customizing settings, updating and running apps, setting up networking and email, surfing the web, using peripheral devices, editing photos with iPhoto and video with iMovie, managing music, using the new Dictation features (iPad 3rd gen only), video calls using FaceTime and Skype, and much more!

This edition has been updated to include coverage of the latest iPad operating system - iOS 5.1 - running on any iPad model, including the new 3rd generation iPad with 4G LTE.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Table of Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. Dedication
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. We Want to Hear from You!
  9. Reader Services
  10. 1. Getting Started
    1. Three Generations of iPads
    2. The iPad Buttons and Switches
    3. Screen Gestures
    4. iPad Screens
    5. Interacting with Your iPad
  11. 2. Customizing Your iPad
    1. Changing Your Wallpaper
    2. Getting Details About Your iPad
    3. Setting Alert Sounds
    4. Password Protecting Your iPad
    5. Setting Parental Restrictions
    6. Setting Side Switch Functionality
    7. Setting Your Date and Time
    8. Modifying Keyboard Settings
    9. Changing Safari Settings
    10. Changing Music Settings
    11. Notification Center Settings
    12. More Settings
  12. 3. Networking and Syncing
    1. Setting Up Your Wi-Fi Network Connection
    2. Setting Up Your 3G/4G Connection
    3. Syncing with iTunes
  13. 4. Playing Music and Video
    1. Playing a Song
    2. Building a Playlist
    3. Making iTunes Purchases
    4. Downloading Podcasts
    5. Playing Video
    6. Viewing YouTube Videos
    7. Using AirPlay to Play Music and Video on Other Devices
    8. Home Sharing
  14. 5. Reading Books
    1. Buying a Book from Apple
    2. Reading a Book
    3. Using Reading Aids
    4. Adding Notes and Highlights
    5. Adding Bookmarks
    6. Organizing Your Books
    7. Using iBooks Alternatives
  15. 6. Organizing Your Life
    1. Adding a Contact
    2. Searching for a Contact
    3. Working with Contacts
    4. Creating a Calendar Event
    5. Using Calendar Views
    6. Creating Notes
    7. Setting Reminders
  16. 7. Surfing the Web
    1. Browsing to a URL
    2. Searching the Web
    3. Viewing Web Pages
    4. Returning to Previously Visited Websites
    5. Bookmarking Websites
    6. Deleting Your Bookmarks
    7. Creating Home Screen Bookmarks
    8. Filling in Web Forms
    9. Opening Multiple Web Pages
    10. Copying Text and Images from Web Pages
    11. Using Images from Web Pages
    12. Viewing News Articles with Safari Reader
  17. 8. Communicating with Email, Messaging, and Twitter
    1. Configuring Your Email
    2. Reading Your Email
    3. Composing a New Message
    4. Creating a Signature
    5. Deleting and Moving Messages
    6. Searching Email
    7. Configuring How Email Is Received
    8. More Email Settings
    9. Setting Up Messaging
    10. Conversing with Messages
    11. Setting Up Twitter
    12. Following People on Twitter
    13. How to Tweet
  18. 9. Taking and Editing Photos
    1. Taking Photos
    2. Using Photo Booth
    3. Browsing Your Photos
    4. Editing Photos
    5. Sharing Photos
    6. Viewing Albums
    7. Creating Albums
    8. Creating a Slideshow
    9. Turning Your iPad into a Picture Frame
    10. Capturing the Screen
    11. Deleting Photos
    12. Adjusting Photos in iPhoto
    13. Using Brushed Effects on Photos in iPhoto
    14. Applying Special Effects to Photos in iPhoto
    15. Sharing Photos with iPhoto
    16. Creating Online Journals with iPhoto
  19. 10. Recording Video
    1. Shooting Video
    2. Trimming Video Clips
    3. Combining Clips in iMovie
    4. Editing Transitions in iMovie
    5. Adding Photos to Your Video in iMovie
    6. Adding Video Titles in iMovie
    7. Setting Up FaceTime
    8. Placing Video Calls with FaceTime
    9. Receiving Video Calls with FaceTime
  20. 11. Writing with Pages
    1. Creating a New Document
    2. Styling Text
    3. Reusing Styles
    4. Formatting Text
    5. Creating Lists
    6. Column Layouts
    7. Inserting Images
    8. Using Shapes in Documents
    9. Creating Tables
    10. Creating Charts
    11. Document Setup
    12. Sharing and Printing Documents
  21. 12. Spreadsheets with Numbers
    1. Creating a New Spreadsheet
    2. Totaling Columns
    3. Averaging Columns
    4. Performing Calculations
    5. Formatting Tables
    6. Creating Forms
    7. Creating Charts
    8. Using Multiple Tables
  22. 13. Presentations with Keynote
    1. Building a Simple Presentation
    2. Building Your Own Slide
    3. Adding Transitions
    4. Organizing Slides
    5. Playing Your Presentation
    6. Presenting on an External Display
  23. 14. Navigating with Maps
    1. Finding a Location
    2. Searching for Places and Things
    3. Getting Directions
    4. Setting Bookmarks
    5. Using Views
    6. Getting Traffic Reports
  24. 15. The World of Apps
    1. Purchasing an App
    2. Arranging Apps on Your iPad
    3. Creating App Folders
    4. Viewing Currently Running Apps
    5. Quitting Apps
    6. Finding Good Apps
    7. Using iPhone/iPod touch Apps
    8. Getting Help with Apps
    9. Telling Friends About Apps
  25. 16. Using Popular and Critical Apps
    1. Using iTap VNC
    2. Using Bento
    3. Using GoodReader
    4. Using NewsRack
    5. Using Flipboard
    6. Using OmniGraffle
    7. Adding a Dictionary and Thesaurus
    8. Using MindNode
    9. Using Skype for iPad
    10. Putting Notes on Your Home/Lock Screen
    11. Recording Voice Memos
    12. Handwriting Notes
    13. Using Epicurious
    14. Other Useful Apps
  26. 17. Games and Entertainment
    1. Composing Music with GarageBand
    2. Watching Movies and TV Shows with Netflix
    3. Reading Comics
    4. Listening to Music with Pandora Radio
    5. Using Game Center
    6. Playing iPad Games
  27. 18. iPad Accessories
    1. Printing from Your iPad
    2. iPad Smart Cover
    3. Apple iPad Dock
    4. Apple Video Output Adapters
    5. Apple Wireless Keyboard
    6. Power/Dock Accessories
    7. Protecting Your iPad
    8. Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit
  28. Index