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iPad mini For Dummies, 3rd Edition



iPad mini For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus

ISBN: 978-1-118-93354-1 December 2014 384 Pages

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Find out why the iPad mini has never been bigger

This new edition of iPad mini For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks for getting an even bigger bang out of your iPad mini. Presented in full-color and written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly guide walks you through the multitouch interface, going online, getting connected, packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, and movies, synchronizing your data, texting with iMessage, working with Siri, importing pictures and launching slideshows, getting organized with Reminders, finding your way with Maps, working with the Calendar, protecting your information, accessorizing your iPad mini, and much more.

Updated and revised throughout to cover Apple's newest iPad mini hardware and iOS software, iPad mini For Dummies is the ideal companion to help you make the most out of your device. Plus, if you run into any problems along the way, you'll find easy-to-follow, expert troubleshooting and maintenance tips.

  • Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest iPad mini hardware and iOS software
  • Shows you how to turn your iPad mini into an entertainment hub
  • Covers the key features and tools readers need to become iPad mini mavericks
  • Written by Edward C. Baig, the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today, and Bob LeVitus, often referred to as "Dr. Mac"

Your iPad mini may be small, but it packs a big punch. In this full-color guide, you'll unlock all of its incredible capabilities—and have a blast while you're at it!

Introduction  1

Part I: Getting to Know Your iPad mini  5

Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPad mini  7

Chapter 2: iPad mini Basic Training  21

Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPad mini  43

Part II: The Internet iPad mini  65

Chapter 4: Going on a Mobile Safari  67

Chapter 5: The Email Must Get Through  85

Chapter 6: Maps Are Where It’s At  115

Part III: The Multimedia iPad mini  127

Chapter 7: The Listening Experience  129

Chapter 8: iPad mini Videography  145

Chapter 9: Photography on a Larger Scale  163

Chapter 10: Curling Up with a Good iBook  189

Part IV: The iPad mini at Work  207

Chapter 11: App-solutely!  209

Chapter 12: People, Places, and Appointments  225

Chapter 13: Indispensable iPad mini Utilities  237

Chapter 14: Taking iPad mini Controls Siri-ously  253

Part V: The Undiscovered iPad mini  261

Chapter 15: Setting You Straight on Settings  263

Chapter 16: When Good iPad minis Go Bad  295

Chapter 17: Accessorizing Your iPad mini  307

Part VI: The Part of Tens  323

Chapter 18: Ten Appetizing and Free Apps  325

Chapter 19: Ten Apps Worth Paying For  335

Chapter 20: Ten Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts  347

Index  357