Looks at the features and functions of the iPad, covering such topics as browsing the Web with Safari, using built-in apps, reading iBooks and ePeriodicals, playing games, using iTunes, watching videos, and accessing iCloud.
Apple’s wildly popular iPad and new iPad Mini come jam-packed with features, like access to your media library from the Web, Siri voice control, and seamless Facebook and Twitter integration. But to tap your iPad’s potential, you need a trustworthy owner’s manual. This bestselling book shows you how to import, create, and play back media; sync and shop wirelessly; keep in touch over the Internet; and even take care of business. In addition, you'll find full coverage of iTunes 11, Apple's newly updated media manager.The important stuff you need to know:Take your media with you. Fill your iPad with music, photos, movies, TV shows, games, ebooks, and podcasts.Tap new features in email. Create VIP and Flagged mailboxes, and insert photos or videos into messages on the fly.Get online. Surf at warp speed with the streamlined Safari browser and the iPad’s new ultrafast WiFi connection or 4G LTE network.Post to Facebook and Twitter. Update your status right from the iPad’s Camera, Photos, Maps, and Game Center apps.Make photos public. Share selected photos over iCloud.Find your way with Maps. Get turn-by-turn directions, soar over cityscapes in 3D, and read embedded Yelp reviews.Dictate email. Speak email messages and notes and have your iPad type them up.Stream with Airplay. Take stunning photos and HD video, and wirelessly beam the results to your big-screen TV.