• Press Release
June 06, 2011

The iPad has undisputedly been a game changer in the tech industry, providing a sleek, convenient form factor that fully connects users to rich multimedia content, social networking and the power of the Internet. The device differentiates itself from laptop computers with a unique user interface and exclusive access to more than 65,000 applications available at the App Store, a collection of award-winning games, amazing productivity tools and much more.

To help users learn about the iPad and get the most from the device, Wiley is introducing a series of new instructional books:


iPad 2 Portable Genius by Paul McFedries (Paperback; May 2011)

This easy to use, compact guide provides tips, secrets and tricks to help readers maximize the iPad. iPad 2 Portable Genius provides essential coverage of key skills, tools and shortcuts to give readers total confidence that they can accomplish any task necessary -- perfect for consumers who view Apple Retail Stores as a resource for getting the most from their digital lifestyle. The book is written by Paul McFedries, an experienced programmer and author who has written more than three dozen books that have sold more than three million copies worldwide, including: Windows Vista Simplified, Teach Yourself Visually Windows Vista, Macs Portable Genius, Office 2007 Visual Quick Tips, and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs.

iPad 2 Fully Loaded by Alan Hess (Paperback; June 2011)

iPad 2 Fully Loaded is a one-of-a-kind reference that will show iPad 2 users how to download almost anything onto their new iPad 2 - from old LPs, radio/television shows and movies, to spreadsheets, presentations and PC rescue files. Going beyond just downloads, the book will enable users to modify the iPad 2 to their own specifications and teach them unknown tricks to truly get the most out of this new device.  Appropriate for both Mac OS X and Windows users, iPad 2 Fully Loaded will teach readers more iPad 2 tips and tricks than any other book on the market. The author, Alan Hess, is a professional photographer who specializes in concert and event photography, and has authored the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Digital Field Guide and Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Digital Field.

Click here for a video interview with Bob Levitus, author of iPad For Dummies

Additional new instructional books for the iPad include: iPad All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-118-10535-1, August 2011); iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-118-03827-7, June 2011); and iPad For Dummies, Book and DVD Bundle, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 978-1-118-02942-8, July 2011).