From the Author: Exciting Features of iOS 5
Send a text, picture, contact, or video to any iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch running iOS 5 using the new iMessage feature in the Messages app.
Find iPad editions for magazines and newspapers you already subscribe to with the Newsstand app.
Avoid interruptions and view all your alerts in one place whenever you want with Notification Center.
Remove red eye, crop, rotate an image, or improve the lighting, contrast, and color balance of your favorite photos using iOS 5's built-in photo-editing tools.
Organize your to-do list and send yourself alerts with the new Reminders app.
Twitter is now integrated into iOS 5
and lets you tweet directly from Safari, Photos, Camera, YouTube, and more.
From the Back Cover
Powerful computer, iPod, game console, and e-reader rolled into one, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets — and more — into one portable device. With this full-color guide, your iPad's secrets will be an open book. Covering Apple's latest iPad and iOS software, you'll discover how to find cool apps, organize your life with Reminders, stay connected with Notification Center, text with iMessage, and more.
Touch all the basics — learn to navigate the multitouch interface, use the onscreen keyboard, and let your fingers do the walking with multitasking gestures
Do you see me now? — video-chat with FaceTime®, shoot and edit photos and HD video with your iPad, and share it all online
Chill out — listen to your favorite tunes, watch videos, play games, or curl up with an e-book
Maximize your App-titude — find the best apps to indulge your interests, install applications on your iPad, and keep them all up to date
Cut the cord — activate and set up your device wirelessly, download software updates directly on your iPad, and stay in sync with iCloud
Open the book and find:
Steps for getting started with your iPad
How to video-chat with FaceTime
Tips for syncing your music,photos, e-mail, contacts, and calendars with iCloud
Easy ways to organize your to-do lists with Reminders
How to stay connected with Facebook and Twitter
Details about connecting to a Wi-Fi network
Advice on troubleshooting your iPad
Information about cool accessories to go along with your iPad
Set up your iPad, browse the Web, and download apps
View and send e-mail, listen to music, watch movies, and make FaceTime calls
Capture photos, record video, play games, read your favorite books and magazines, and text with iMessage
IN FULL COLOR!