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iPad for Seniors For Dummies :  5th Edition - Nancy C. Muir

iPad for Seniors For Dummies

5th Edition

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Published: 12th October 2012
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The new iPad can do even more - get up to speed with this updated guide!

Get the most out of the newest iPad and iOS 6 software with this fun and practical full-color guide. Written in the friendly For Dummies style by veteran and bestselling For Dummies author Nancy C. Muir, this helpful guide thoroughly explains iPad basics and then some. Discover easy-to-follow tips and advice on the latest iOS 6 features and popular favorites, such as the Siri virtual personal assistant, FaceTime, Facebook integration, Safari, photo and video editing, e-books, and more.

  • Covers the third-generation iPad, iPad 2 and original iPad and is fully updated for iOS 6
  • Explains how to use the iPad in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the For Dummies series for two decades
  • Uses senior-friendly larger fonts and full-color illustrations, making the information accessible and easy to follow
  • Covers exciting new features of iOS 6 and the new iPad, including Siri, Passbook, a brand new Maps app, Facebook integration, enhancements to FaceTime, Mail, Safari, Photos, and improved accessibility features for users with hearing and vision challenges
  • Shows the best ways to use your iPad for e-mail, games, e-books, music, videos, photos, and keeping connected with your friends and family
Whether you use your iPad to keep in touch, keep track of your schedule, or keep yourself entertained, iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition is the perfect accessory to keep at hand.

About the Author

Nancy C. Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 100 books on business and technology, including multiple editions of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies . She also writes a technology column for Retirenet

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    5.0

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    By Pammie46

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    Comments about iPad for Seniors For Dummies:

    Really enjoy this book, it is very well written for older people.

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    5.0

    Just what I was looking for

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      Comments about iPad for Seniors For Dummies:

      I bought this for my 88 year old grandfather who got his first iPad so we could skype, he just needed a simple book to help him get started

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      5.0

      Great book great help

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        Comments about iPad for Seniors For Dummies:

        Read from cover to cover and highlighted what I thought relevant to me. Have recommended to friends.

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        couldn't do without it

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          easy to follow & well written

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          A saviour for the tech 'dummy'

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            Learning to use new iPad, esp for disabled daughter who owns it. Good referance book.

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            Introduction 1

            Part I: Making the iPad Yours 7

            Chapter 1: Buying Your iPad 9

            Chapter 2: Looking Over the Home Screen 27

            Chapter 3: Getting Going 55

            Chapter 4: Making Your iPad More Accessible 69

            Part II: Taking the Leap Online 89

            Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari 91

            Chapter 6: Working with E-mail in Mail 115

            Chapter 7: Getting Social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage 133

            Chapter 8: Shopping the iTunes Store 147

            Chapter 9: Expanding Your iPad Horizons with Apps 161

            Part III: Having Fun and Consuming Media 175

            Chapter 10: Using Your iPad as an E-Reader 177

            Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad 205

            Chapter 12: Playing with Photos 217

            Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 237

            Chapter 14: Playing Games 247

            Chapter 15: Finding Your Way with Maps 261

            Part IV: Managing Your Life and Your iPad 281

            Chapter 16: Keeping On Schedule with Calendar  283

            Chapter 17: Working with Reminders and Notifications 303

            Chapter 18: Managing Contacts 317

            Chapter 19: Talking to Your iPad with Siri 337

            Chapter 20: Making Notes 351

            Chapter 21: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad 365

            Index 381

            ISBN: 9781118497081
            ISBN-10: 1118497082
            Series: For Dummies
            Audience: General
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 416
            Published: 12th October 2012
            Dimensions (cm): 23.16 x 18.8  x 2.24
            Weight (kg): 0.95