iPad Made Simple

iPad Made Simple
Get the most out of your iPad with iPad Made Simple—learn all the key features, understand what’s new, and utilize dozens of time-saving tips and tricks. This book includes over 650 pages of easy-to-read instructions and over 1,000 carefully annotated screen shots to guide you to iPad mastery.
With iPad Made Simple, you’ll never be left wondering, “How did they do that?”
What you’ll learn
* Set up and customize your iPad
* Get up to speed lightning fast with the excellent Quick Start Guide
* Master the multi-touch display Surf the web like never before
* Browse, buy, and read with iBooks
* Discover and download great Apps from the App Store
* Use iTunes to find music, videos, TV shows, and more on your iPad
* Organize, view, and share your photos and albums
* Improve productivity with Mail, Calendar, and Contacts
* Stay in touch with friends on Twitter and Facebook
* Customize the Electronic Picture Display to make sure it shows exactly what you want
* Use accessories such as the keyboard dock, camera connector, and VGA connector
* Synchronize your iPod touch with your Windows or Mac environment
* Employ time-saving short cuts and hidden gems to help you organize your work and social life
Bonus material includes an iTunes Mega Guide! Tap the power of iTunes including: creating and managing playlists, the genius feature, home sharing, getting great free content from iTunes U, authorizing and de-authorizing computers, redeeming gift cards, importing movies from DVDs, and much more.
Who this book is for
This book is for new iPad users, as well as seasoned iPhone or iPod Touch users who are ready to explore the new world of the iPad.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started
2. Typing Tips, Copy/Paste & Search
3. Sync Your iPad with iTunes
4. Wi-Fi and 3G Connectivity
5. Moving, Docking, and Deleting Icons
6. Personalize & Secure Your iPad
7. Playing Music
8. iBooks and E-Books
9. Viewing Videos, TV Shows & More
10. Bluetooth on the iPad
11. Surfing the Web with Safari
12. E-mail on your iPad
13. Working with Contacts
14. Your Calendar
15. Working with Photos
16. Maps
17. Eliminate Your Paper Notes
18. iWork: Productivity on Your iPad
19. Using the iTunes App on your iPad
20. The Amazing App Store
21. Games and Fun
22. Social Networking
23. New Media: Reading Newspapers, Magazines, and More
24. Other Sync Methods
25. Troubleshooting
26. Bonus iTunes User Guide
About the Author
Gary Mazo is Vice President of Made Simple Learning and is a writer, a College Professor, a gadget nut and an ordained rabbi. Gary joined Made Simple Learning in 2007 and has co-authored the last thirteen books in the Made Simple Series. Along with Martin and Kevin Michaluk from CrackBerry.com, Gary co-wrote CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse—a book about BlackBerry addiction and how to get a grip on one’s BlackBerry use. Gary also teaches at the University of Phoenix—teaching Writing, Philosophy, Technical Writing and more. Gary is a regular contributor to CrackBerry.com—writing product reviews and adding Editorial Content. He holds a BA in Anthropology from Brandeis University. Gary earned his M.A.H.L (Masters in Hebrew Letters) as well as ordination as Rabbi from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has served congregations in Dayton, Ohio, Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Gary is married to Gloria Schwartz Mazo and between them, they have six children. Gary can be reached at: gary@madesimplelearning.com.
Martin Trautschold is the Founder and CEO of Made Simple Learning, a leading provider of Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry and Palm webOS Books and Video Tutorials. He has been a successful entrepreneur in the Mobile Device training and software business since 2001. With Made Simple Learning, he has been helping to train thousands of BlackBerry Smartphone users with short, to-the-point video tutorials. He has now co-authored fifteen Made Simple guide books. Martin also co-founded, ran for 3 years, then sold a Mobile Device software company. Prior to this, Martin spent 15 years in technology and business consulting in the US and Japan. He holds an engineering degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Martin and his wife, Julia, have three daughters. Martin enjoys rowing and cycling. Martin can be reached at martin@madesimplelearning.com.