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Your iPad™ at Work (Covers iOS 6 on iPad2 and iPad 3rd generation), Third Edition

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Your iPad at Work

iOS 6 on iPad 2  and iPad 3rd generation

Supercharge your business effectiveness with any model of iPad—in the office, on the road, everywhere!

Do you have an iPad? Put it to work! If you’re a manager, entrepreneur, or professional… a consultant, salesperson, or freelancer… this book will make you more efficient, more effective, and more successful!

Your iPad at Work includes the latest information about all iPad models running iOS 6 (or later), whether the tablet is equipped with Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G/4G Internet connectivity.

It’s packed witheasy, nontechnicalbusiness solutions you can use right now—each presented with quick, foolproof, full-color instructions. Securely connect your iPad to your network; sync your email, contacts, calendar, Office documents, and smartphone; make the most of iPad’s latest productivity apps; capture
up-to-the-minute news and financial data; even discover powerful specialized apps foryourjob andyourindustry.

You already know how much fun your iPad is, now discover how incredibly productive it can make you!

•     Secure your iPad with passwords and data encryption

•     Connect your iPad to a wireless printer

•     Discover today’s most powerful iPad business apps

•     Manage your contacts and relationships with a Contact Relationship Manager (CRM) app

•     Do your word processing, spreadsheet and database management while on the go

•     Access your email and surf the Web from almost anywhere

•     Make winning sales and business presentations from your iPad

•     Read PC and Mac files, from Microsoft Office to Adobe PDF

•     Use Siri as your virtual assistant to control your iPad using your voice

•     Use your iPad more efficiently on the road and while traveling

•     Manage your company’s social networking presence from your tablet

•      Participate in real-time video conferences and virtual meetings using FaceTime, Skype, or another app

•     Print wirelessly from your iPad to almost any printer

•     Create and distribute iPad content, or have a custom app developed for your business

•     Add hardware and accessories that make your iPad even more useful

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. Introduction
    1. What You Can Expect from This Book
    2. Unboxing Your iPad
    3. The iPad 2 and New iPad Compared
    4. Preinstalled Apps for All iPads Running iOS 6.0 or Later
    5. Optional “Must-Have” iPad Apps Developed By Apple
    6. The Anatomy of the iPad 2 and New iPad
  11. 1. Activating Your iPad and Customizing Its Settings
    1. Turning Your iPad On or Off
    2. Activating Your iPad
    3. Activating Your iPad’s Data Services
    4. Customizing iPad’s Settings
    5. Keeping Your iPad Private with the Passcode Lock Feature
    6. Customizing iCloud Settings
    7. Adjusting the Settings for Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes, and Reminders
    8. Setting Up the Twitter and Facebook Apps
    9. Customizing Your Web Surfing Experience with Safari
    10. Customizing the Messages App
    11. Setting Up the Maps App
    12. Personalizing Music Settings
    13. Personalizing Video Settings
    14. Managing Your Photo Stream
    15. Making App-Specific Adjustments
    16. Using the New iPad’s Dictation Feature
    17. Now, Let’s Put Your iPad To Work
  12. 2. Interacting with Siri: Your Voice-Controlled Assistant
    1. Siri Can Handle a Wide Range of Tasks
    2. Siri Relies on Content in Certain Apps
    3. Using the iPad’s Dictation Feature
  13. 3. Working with Email and Surfing the Web
    1. Using the Mail App to Manage Your Email Accounts on Your iPad
    2. Surfing the Web Using Safari
    3. Accessing Social Networks on Your iPad
  14. 4. Using the Calendar, Reminders, Notification Center, and Clock Apps
    1. Calendar App Basics
    2. Customizing the Calendar App
    3. Syncing Scheduling Data with Your Primary Computer or Smartphone
    4. Using the Reminders App
    5. Keeping Informed with the Notification Center
    6. Using the Clock App
  15. 5. Working with the Contacts App
    1. Customizing the Contacts App
    2. Allowing the Contacts App to Work Seamlessly with Other Apps
    3. Getting Started Using the Contacts App
    4. Syncing Contact Data with Other Contact Management Software
  16. 6. Explore Your World with the Maps App
    1. Using the New iOS 6 Version of the Maps App
    2. Quickly Access Driving Directions Between Two Locations
    3. Viewing a Map of a Single Location
    4. Changing the Map View with a Tap
    5. The Maps App Integrates Nicely with Other Apps
    6. Using Siri with the Maps App
  17. 7. Digital Photography on Your iPad
    1. Loading Digital Images onto Your iPad
    2. Taking Pictures with the Camera App
    3. Tips for Shooting Eye-Catching Photos Using Your iPad
    4. Using the Photos App to View, Edit, Enhance, Print, and Share Your Photos and Videos
    5. Upgrading to Apple’s iPhoto App
    6. Organizing Your Images from the iPhoto Albums Screen
    7. Viewing Individual Photos Using iPhoto
    8. Printing and Sharing Images Using iPhoto
    9. Creating and Showing Off Journals
    10. iPhoto Offers Many Photo-Related Tools in a Single App
    11. Utilize Powerful Photo Editing Capabilities with Third-Party Photography Apps
  18. 8. Finding and Installing Apps from the App Store
    1. Apple’s App Store: One-Stop Shopping for iPad Apps
    2. How App Pricing Works
    3. Quick Tips for Finding Apps
    4. Keeping Your Apps Up to Date
  19. 9. Wireless Printing and Scanning via Your iPad
    1. Wireless Printing from Your iPad
    2. Scanning Documents On the Go into Your iPad
  20. 10. Syncing Your iPad via iTunes or iCloud
    1. Making the iTunes Sync Connection
    2. Additional iTunes Commands and Features
    3. Working with iCloud
  21. 11. Working with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote
    1. Working with Pages
    2. Working with Numbers
    3. Working with Keynote
    4. Using the iWork for iPad Apps with iCloud
    5. Third-Party Apps That also Offer Microsoft Office Compatibility
    6. Accessing Your Primary Computer Remotely with Your iPad
  22. 12. Conducting Video Conferences and Virtual Meetings
    1. Using FaceTime for Video Conferencing
    2. Participating in Virtual Meetings from Anywhere
    3. Making and Receiving Phone Calls or Video Conferencing with Skype
    4. Sending and Receiving Text Messages with iMessage
  23. 13. Discovering “Must-Have” Business Apps
    1. 25 Business Apps That Enhance the Capabilities of Your iPad
    2. Discovering What Travel Apps Can Do for You
    3. Online Banking Made Easy on Your iPad
    4. Saving Time in Your Everyday Life
  24. 14. Staying Informed Using iBooks, Newsstand, and Web Content
    1. Selecting and Downloading eBooks
    2. Customizing iBooks Settings
    3. Reading PDF Files Using the iBooks App
    4. Reading Newspapers and Magazines on Your iPad
    5. Downloading Versus Streaming Online Content
    6. Apps for Streaming Web Content
  25. 15. Protecting Your iPad and Its Data
    1. Protecting Your iPad from Physical Damage
    2. Securing Your Data
    3. Protecting Your iPad from Theft or Loss
    4. Insuring Your iPad
  26. 16. Creating and Distributing Content on the iPad
    1. Creating Interactive eBooks for iPad Using iBooks Author
    2. Does Your Company Need a Custom App?
    3. iPad Custom App Development Strategies
    4. Also Consider a Mobile Website to Reach iPad Users
  27. 17. Must-Have Accessories
    1. External Keyboards for Your Tablet
    2. Replacing Finger Motions with a Stylus
    3. Battery Options
    4. Desktop Stands for Easier iPad Access
    5. iPad Camera Connection Kit
    6. Enhance the Recording Capabilities of Your iPad
    7. Headphones and External Speakers
    8. External Wireless Storage for Your iPad
    9. Use Your iPad to Process Credit Card Payments
    10. Connection Options: HD, VGA, Home Theater
    11. Controlling Lights and Electrical Appliances with Belkin’s WeMo
    12. Use a Wireless Camera to Transform Your iPad into a Remote Baby Monitor
  28. 18. Traveling Abroad with Your iPad
    1. Using International Power Adapters
    2. Beware of International Roaming Charges
    3. Replacing Your iPad’s Micro-SIM Chip for Wireless Web Access
  29. Index