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Take Control of Your iPad by Tonya Engst

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Understand Your iPad

We won’t psychoanalyze your iPad in this chapter, but we will consider the different hardware components inside the iPad, particularly those that are optional, so that you understand what your particular iPad can do. This chapter covers several topics:

First, I help you figure out which iPad you have.

After that, I explain a few important hardware components, particularly those that differ amongst the iPad models—the Processor, Storage Capacity, Touchscreen, Radios, and GPS.

I also give you a tour of the iPad’s physical parts and ports—the Cameras, Headphone Jack, Microphone, Sleep/Wake (Power) Button, Side Switch, Volume Rocker, Dock Connector, Home Button, and SIM Card Slot.

Finally, I wrap up with a quick look at Accessories ...

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