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Take Control of Your iPad by Tonya Engst

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Manage an iTunes Sync

iTunes got its start as a program that could manage audio files. When Apple released the first iPod, Apple modified iTunes so that you could transfer music from iTunes to the iPod. Since then, iTunes has been enhanced to transfer not just music, but also contacts, calendars, photos, and more. If you are a control freak with time to spare, you’ll love the many options for synchronizing data in iTunes.

When you sync your iPad with iTunes, you connect the iPad to a specific computer, usually one that you use regularly, in order to transfer files and data between the computer and the iPad, and (optionally) to back up your iPad. You can make the connection with the Dock Connector to USB cable that came with your iPad, or through ...

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