iPad for Seniors For Dummies

Author(s): Nancy C. Muir


Discover all the incredible things your new iPad can do! The iPad has made a lot of things easier for today's seniors, and the iPad promises even more. Get the most out of your new iPad with the latest edition of 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 book sports senior-friendly larger type and lots of illustrations, so you can access information as easily as you can on your iPad! Covering the basics and beyond, and thoroughly updated for Apple's new iPad, this book includes pages of fresh content, including the latest on using the voice dictation feature, making FaceTime video calls, taking and editing photos and HD videos, and more. ⢠Covers the third-generation iPad, iPad 2, and the original iPad ⢠Explains how to use the iPad in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the Dummies series for two decades ⢠Uses senior-friendly larger fonts and full-color illustrations, making the information accessible and easy to follow ⢠Helps keep you and your stuff organized with Reminders and folders, enhance your reading experience with the stunning retina display and other accessibility features, and stay on top of the latest news with Notification Center ⢠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, shooting photos, staying safe online, and more However you want to use your iPad , the fun starts here, with iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 4th Edition.


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Nancy C. Muir is a writer and consultant as well as the author of more than 60 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies and Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies. She writes a technology column for Retirenet.com and also assists seniors with technology at TechSmartSenior.com

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 53 Chapter 4: Taking Advantage of Accessibility Features 71 Part II: Taking the Leap Online 91 Chapter 5: Browsing the Internet with Safari 93 Chapter 6: Working with E-mail in Mail 113 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 171 Chapter 10: Using Your iPad as an E-Reader 173 Chapter 11: Playing with Music on iPad 201 Chapter 12: Playing with Photos 213 Chapter 13: Getting the Most Out of Video Features 233 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 299 Chapter 18: Managing Contacts 313 Chapter 19: Making Notes 335 Chapter 20: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Your iPad 347 Index 263

General Fields

  • : 9781118352779
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : March 2012
  • : 228mm X 188mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : July 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nancy C. Muir
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition
  • : 400
  • : illustrations