By J. D. Biersdorfer
The iPad is an grand media gadget, when you particularly know the way to exploit it. during this unique ebook, big apple instances tech columnist and iPad professional Jude Biersdorfer indicates you ways to get the main out of this glossy pill to surf the net, ship and obtain e-mail, watch videos and television indicates, learn eBooks, hearken to tune, play video games, or even do some iWork. It's the e-book that are supposed to were within the field.
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Additional resources for iPad 2: The Missing Manual (2nd Edition)
Type in the network’s password if asked. The iPad tags secure networks—those that require passwords to keep freeloaders and intruders from glomming onto them and sucking up bandwidth—with a lock icon (l). You need to enter a password to get onto them. Once you type in your network password, the WiFi icon (∑) in the iPad’s top menu bar should bloom, indicating that yes, you are on the Internet. Fire up Safari, FaceTime, or Game Center and have fun. If you don’t get the happy blooming WiFi icon, repeat the steps above.
A little card of basic quick-start information that’s not nearly as fun or as colorful as this book. Do What you want right now is the USB cable. Connect the small, narrow end to your computer’s USB port and the wide, flat end to the iPad. The first time you connect, the iTunes Setup Assistant launches and walks you through a few steps to get your iPad ready to go. If you have an iPad with 3G service from AT&T, you’ll find a tiny piece of wire that looks like a paperclip stuck to the iPad’s pamphlet folder.
Since someone you don’t know sets up public WiFi networks, you don’t truly know how secure they are—or who else is lurking on them. So save the online banking or stock-trading chores for home. Use your iPad to check the score on the Saints game or catch up on the headlines while you sip your mocha latte. • Use a VPN for business on the road. If you do have to take care of company business on your iPad while traveling, get the folks in your corporate systems department to let you access your company’s virtual private network (VPN), a secure portal to the Web.
iPad 2: The Missing Manual (2nd Edition) by J. D. Biersdorfer