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The iPad Pocket Guide by Jeff Carlson

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4. Communicate Using Mail

Email is a prime candidate for liberation from the desktop. A lot of what I do occurs via email, whether I’m corresponding with friends and relatives or tossing around ideas for upcoming projects. But there’s no reason all of that has to happen in front of a computer. Even using a laptop can be a bother when all you want to do is check to see if someone replied to one of your messages.

Using the Mail app on the iPad, you can quickly read and reply to messages and dash off notes you may have otherwise ignored because of the hassle of doing it on the computer. Mail also handles incoming file attachments, making it a gateway for sending and receiving files wirelessly.

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