My New iPad 2
A User's Guide
Publisher: No Starch Press
Final Release Date: May 2011
Pages: 280

The iPad 2 is cute. It's loveable. It's fun to play with. But it can also be a bit mysterious.

My New iPad 2 is your guide to getting the most from Apple's latest magical creation. Best-selling author Wallace Wang's patient, step-by-step instructions will have you using your new iPad to:

  • Find your way using the Maps app and the iPad's compass
  • Get organized with the Notes, Calendar, and Contacts apps
  • Set up your email accounts and browse the Web
  • Listen to music, read ebooks, and take videos and photos
  • Use FaceTime to talk face-to-face with distant friends and relatives
  • Shop on iTunes and the App Store for the best new music, apps, movies, games, and books
  • Set parental controls, use a secret passcode, and encrypt your backups for maximum privacy

And so much more. You'll even learn top-secret touch gestures to help make the most of your iPad. Discover the hundreds of amazing things your iPad can do with My New iPad 2.

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Best book to learn iPad2

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    Comments about oreilly My New iPad 2:

    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.

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