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iPad 2 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

iPad 2 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Nancy C. Muir, Jesse Feiler (With)

ISBN: 978-1-118-17677-1

Feb 2012

640 pages

Select type: Paperback

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All iPad, all the time—the ins and outs of all things iPad and iPad 2!

Packed with the power of a MacBook, iPod touch, eReader, digital camera, portable game console, and so much more, the iPad is an awesome device. And the business world has certainly taken notice. The iPad is moving into the enterprise where power users and professionals alike are using the device to increase their productivity and work smarter at the office and on the go. Long-time For Dummies author Nancy Muir walks you through the latest functions, features, and capabilities of the iPad and iPad 2 in six easy-to-understand minibooks.

The minibooks cover setting up and synching your iPad; using the iWork applications; printing from your iPad; managing your contacts and calendar; accessing your e-mail and the web; making FaceTime video calls; using your iPad as a presentation tool; and finding the best apps for travel, news, weather, finances, and business productivity. This revised new edition includes updated coverage of iOS 5, iCloud, and the latest must-have iPad apps.

  • Packs six minibooks in one full-color guide: iPad Basics, Just for Fun, iPad on the Go, Getting Productive with iWork, Using iPad to Get Organized, and Must-Have iPad Apps
  • Covers the newest iPad features, functions, and capabilities, including Notification Center, Reminders, iMessage, Newsstand, Safari enhancements, photo editing, and more
  • Shows you how to use iWork and other productivity apps to dress up your documents, create stellar spreadsheets, add pizzazz to your presentations, and maintain your schedule on the run
  • Walks you through connecting with WiFi and 3G; using Maps for directions and places to stay when you're away from the office; keeping in touch with e-mail and social networking; and using your iPad as a remote desktop while you're on the road
  • Includes information on having a little fun, too, with tips on loading your iPad or iPad 2 with music, movies, photos, e-books, games, apps, and more

Now that you've got an iPad, get the perfect iPad accessory: iPad 2 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

Introduction 1

Book I: iPad Basics 5

Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad 7

Chapter 2: Getting Started with iPad 19

Chapter 3: Accessibility Features 45

Chapter 4: Overview of Bundled Apps 61

Chapter 5: Setting Up iTunes to Sync and Buy Apps 71

Chapter 6: Browsing the Web 97

Chapter 7: Working with E-mail in Mail 115

Chapter 8: Managing iPad Settings 133

Chapter 9: Maintaining and Troubleshooting 149

Book II: Just for Fun 163

Chapter 1: Buying Content at iTunes and Beyond 165

Chapter 2: Playing Music on iPad 181

Chapter 3: Watching Videos 195

Chapter 4: Getting the Most Out of iPad Cameras and FaceTime 207

Chapter 5: Getting Social with Twitter and iMessage 223

Chapter 6: Playing with the Photos App 231

Chapter 7: Using Your iPad as an E-reader 245

Chapter 8: Playing Games 269

Book III: iPad on the Go 287

Chapter 1: Configuring iPad to Connect Everywhere 289

Chapter 2: Finding Your Way with Maps 299

Chapter 3: Apps for Road Warriors 325

Book IV: Getting Productive with iWork 339

Chapter 1: Introducing the iWork for iOS Apps for iPad 341

Chapter 2: Pages Has a Way with Words 371

Chapter 3: Counting on Numbers 383

Chapter 4: Presenting Keynote 413

Book V: Using iPad to Get Organized 433

Chapter 1: Managing Files and Printing 435

Chapter 2: Making Notes 447

Chapter 3: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar 459

Chapter 4: Working with Reminders and Notifications 479

Chapter 5: Managing Contacts 491

Book VI: Must-Have iPad Apps 513

Chapter 1: Business Apps 515

Chapter 2: Travel Apps 527

Chapter 3: Social Web Apps 543

Chapter 4: News and Weather Apps 553

Chapter 5: Financial Apps 567

Chapter 6: Entertainment Apps 581

Index 595

Bonus Content