Wallace Wang is the author of numerous best-selling computer books including Steal This Computer Book, Steal This File Sharing Book, My New Mac, and The Book of Nero (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.
My New iPad 2 – A User's Guide by Wallace Wang from No Starch Press is a straight forward guide explaining everything in a plain and simple step by step way with lots of illustrations. Covers even the very basics. Perfect for beginners, first time users, for those who are new to the device and also for intermediate level users who wants to explore their device a bit further. Each chapter is precise and to the point. After completion of a chapter you'll be confident to carry out what's said in that chapter on your iPad 2. Or you can do it step by step as you read along. It also provides a chapter on Best Apps and also a chapter on troubleshooting in case you come across small hitches while using iPad 2. It also provides cool tips and tricks in various chapters and this can surely be useful even for those who are a bit familiar with using iPad 2. iPads have been so popular because of its simplicity in use thus it finds its way even to those people who never in their life have used any computers. So for such people this book will be very handy as it takes you from the very basics to higher up. A small suggestion to the author to include something about using and connecting a Bluetooth device to the iPad 2. One can take the example of setting up a Bluetooth Headphone with iPad 2 that will be very useful and exciting for a first time user for using a wireless headphone. So overall it's a must buy guide for all those who wants to learn how to use iPad2 and to maximize its use to the fullest exploring each of its features.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend