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Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition by Erica Sadun, Michael Grothaus

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Chapter  11

Setting Up and Using Mail

E-mail. It's our connection to the world, our way of being part of a larger society. It occupies huge chunks of our days and, even more than phone calls, may be the primary way people touch base with and update each other. Ask most people what they'll be using their new iPad for, and a good number of them will instantly reply “e-mail.” Being able to step away from your desk and still be able to keep in touch while on the go is a hugely valuable component of iPad use.

The iPad uses the Mail app to compose, send, and receive electronic communications. It provides a handy way to drop a note, share a file, and view material that others have shared with you. Many iPad apps also use Mail as a conduit for sharing ...

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