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Get the most out of your iPad with iPad Made Simple—learn all the key features, understand what’s new, and utilize dozens of time-saving tips and tricks. This book includes over 740 pages of easy-to-read instructions and over 1,000 carefully annotated screen shots to guide you to iPad mastery.With iPad Made Simple, you’ll never be left wondering, “How did they do that?” What you’ll learn Get up to speed lightning fast with the easy-to-understand Quick Start Guide Learn about useful accessories such as the iPad Keyboard Dock, camera connector, and VGA connector Employ time-saving short cuts and hidden gems to help you organize your work and social life Turn your iPad into an iPhone with the Skype app Stay in touch with friends on Twitter and Facebook Keep entertained with photo albums, videos, music, games, and much more Browse, buy, and read with iBooks Get productive with iWork apps (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote) Learn how to send and receive Faxes from your iPad Learn how to view videos on the web and quickly navigate web pages Organize, view, and share your photos and albums Customize the Electronic Picture Display to make sure it shows exactly what you want and nothing more Get a list of some great apps just for your from the App Store How to squeeze every ounce of power from Mail, Calendar, and Contacts Synchronize your iPod touch with Windows, Mac, Google, Exchange, MobileMe, and more This book also includes over 60 pages dedicated to learning all the key features of iTunes on your computer. This is a must for anyone who really wants to tap the tremendous power of iTunes, including: create and manage normal and smart playlists, the genius feature, home sharing, searching for content, getting great free content from iTunes U, authorizing and de-authorizing computers, redeeming gift cards, loading your music CDs, importing movies from DVDs, getting album artwork, and much more.Who this book is forThis book is for new iPad users, as well as seasoned iPhone or iPod Touch users who are ready to explore the new world of the iPad.Sample ContentAdd a Web Page Icon to Your Home Screen: If you love a web site or page, it’s very easy to add it as an icon to your Home Screen. That way, you can instantly access the web page without going through the Safari > Bookmarks > select bookmark process. You’ll save lots of steps by putting the icon on your Home Screen. This is especially good for quickly launching web apps, like Gmail or Buzz from Google, or web app games.Here’s how to add the icon: Touch the plus sign (+) next to the address bar in the top of the browser. Touch Add to Home Screen. Adjust the name; you may want to put in the name of the site, but keep it short because there’s not much room below the icons. Tap the Add button in the upper right corner. Making Calls With Skype on Your iPadYour iPad can keep you in touch in many ways beyond e-mail and the Web. We will show how you how you can turn your iPad into a big iPhone.Here’ how to make a call using the Skype app: If you are not already in Skype, tap the Skype icon from your Home Screen and login if asked. Tap the Contacts soft key at the bottom. Tap All Contacts to see your contacts. Tap the contact name you wish to call. Tap the Call button. You may see a Skype button and a Mobile or other phone button. Press the Skype button to make the free call. Any other call requires you pay for it with Skype Credits.
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Gary Mason is a British motorcycle road racer, born 4 May 1979 in Tamworth, Staffordshire. He is a former British Superbike Championship priveteers cup champion, Mason has previously raced in the British Supersport Championship and the AMA supersport and superstock classes.
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