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iPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition

by: Muir, Nancy C.

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons,15.11.11

Category: iPad Level:

ISBN: 1118176782
ISBN13: 9781118176788

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Oh, all the amazing things your iPad and iPad 2 can do!

Lightweight, powerful, and perfect for reading and staying in touch, iPads are fun and practical for today's seniors, as long as you know how to use all the bells and whistles. That's where this helpful guide comes in. Written in the friendly For Dummies style and sporting senior-friendly larger type and full-color illustrations, this book can help you get the most out of your iPad or iPad 2, even if you don't ordinarily use a computer.

This new edition includes pages of updated content, including the latest features in iOS 5 and iCloud. You'll first learn to set up your iPad, get familiar with the touchscreen interface, and explore accessibility features. Then you'll learn to browse the Internet with mobile Safari, use maps, set up and manage your e-mail, buy and read e-books, download and play music and movies, work with photos, make FaceTime video calls, and discover how to extend the iPad's capability even more with apps.

  Covers the iPad and iPad 2

  Includes senior-friendly larger fonts and full-color illustrations

  Explains how to use the iPad in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the Dummies series for two decades

  Covers using maps and the calendar, video chatting with FaceTime, browsing the web, using your iPad for e-mail and Facebook, buying apps and games, reading iBooks, playing music, watching videos, viewing photos, user security and safety, and more

  New edition is updated with new content on iOS 5 and iCloud features, including iMessage, Newsstand, Reminders, Reader and Reading List tools, and more

The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing device-whatever you want your iPad to do, the fun starts with iPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies.

Introduction 1

Part I: Making the iPad Your Pad 5

Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad 7

Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 25

Chapter 3: Getting Going 51

Chapter 4: Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features 69

Part II: Taking the Leap Online 87

Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari 89

Chapter 6: Working with E-Mail in Mail 111

Chapter 7: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 127

Chapter 8: Shopping the iTunes Store 141

Chapter 9: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps 157

Part III: Having Fun and Consuming Media 169

Chapter 10: Using Your iPad as an E-Reader 171

Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad 197

Chapter 12: Playing with Photos 213

Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 233

Chapter 14: Playing Games 249

Chapter 15: Finding Your Way with Maps 263

Part IV: Managing Your Life and Your iPad 283

Chapter 16: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar 285

Chapter 17: Working with Reminders and Notifications 303

Chapter 18: Managing Contacts 317

Chapter 19: Making Notes 339

Chapter 20: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad 353

Index 367