eBook iPad for Boomers, 1st Edition

  • Brian Proffitt University of Notre Dame
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  • ISBN-10: 1305380789
  • ISBN-13: 9781305380783
  • DDC: 004.165
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 271 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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The Apple iPad is one of today’s most popular technology/media tools--a revolutionary device, lightweight and portable, that offers a fun, unique way to tap into the riches of the online world and stay connected, informed, and entertained. Many older adults have embraced the iPad as a welcome alternative to the complexities of the typical desktop or laptop computer and are using it for everything from reading magazines and enjoying the latest movies to taking control of their photo and music collections, managing their finances, and staying in touch with friends and family. Whether you’re already an iPad owner or are considering taking the plunge, IPAD FOR BOOMERS is your best source for mastering the device and exploring its many possibilities. You’ll learn everything you need to know about buying and using the iPad.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: First Step: Introducing the iPad.
2: Second Step: Interfacing with the iPad.
3: Third Step: Connecting with the iPad.
4: Fourth Step: Using the iPad Apps.
5: Managing iPad Accessibility.
6: Work the Web: Safari.
7: Communicating with Email.
8: Video Calls with FaceTime.
9: iBooks for Reading.
10: Entertainment with iTunes.
11: Sharing Memories.
12: Printing with the iPad.
13: Keeping Track of Friends and Family.
14: Managing Your Life.
15: On the Go with the iPad.
16: An iPad a Day.
17: Managing Your Money.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Brian Proffitt

Brian Proffitt is a technology expert who blogs on ITworld.com about OpenSource, Mobile, and Big Data technology and Twitters as @TheTechScribe on a wide range of technology sectors. Currently, he is an adjunct instructor at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.