Here's the ultimate resource on the coolest digital device of the day — the one that does it all!
You couldn't resist that super-cool iPad, and why should you? iPad has work and play covered, and this guide has the iPad covered. Learn all the basics, including how to upgrade to iOS 5. Jump right into fun things like video chatting with FaceTime and playing awesome games. Work (if you must) with iWork, and stay organized with your iPad on the go.
First things first — learn to sync the iPad to your computer, set up an iCloud account, share content, and use pre-installed apps
Have fun — take photos and video, read e-books, enjoy music and movies, and play with Photo Booth
Get going — explore Wi-Fi and 3G connections, find your way with Maps, and locate the nearest ATM
It works, too — create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with iWork, and stay organized with Calendar, Notifications, and Reminders
App mania — find the best apps for business, travel, social networking, news, finance, and entertainment
Open the book and find:
Things to consider if you're still choosing an iPad
Maintenance and troubleshooting advice
How to tweet from YouTube and other apps
Where to find fabulous iPad games
Apps for road warriors
How to be productive with iWork apps
Ways to use Reminders and Notification Center
Tips for taking photos and video with the integrated cameras
Nancy C. Muir is the author of more than 50 technology books, including several bestsellers on Office PowerPoint. She has worked as a trainer and university instructor, and she has a certificate in distance learning design.