Learn how to use Apple's iCloud service to share your content across all your devices. This indispensable guide to Apple's iCloud service walks you through how to share songs, photos, books, apps, files, email, contacts, and calendars across your PC, Mac, and iOS devices. You will learn how to create and manage documents and edit them on any device, with iCloud keeping the files up to date. Find out how to back up important information via the cloud. You will even discover how to find people and locate misplaced devices!
Author: Jason Rich
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Maximize Kindle Fire's multimedia, entertainment, and Internet capabilities, use apps, and read eBooks--virtually anywhere! How to Do Everything: Kindle Fire makes it easy for you to enjoy all of the exciting multimedia content, entertainment-related apps, and personal productivity features of Amazon's Kindle Fire. Learn how to register, set up, and customize your Kindle Fire; browse, download (or stream) and experience TV shows, movies, games, music, audiobooks, and other multimedia content; use Gallery to organize and view photos; surf the web; manage your email accounts; access, use, and edit Microsoft Office files...and of course, use the Kindle fire as a powerful eBook reader. Set up and get started using your Kindle fire right away Get connected to the Internet and use Amazon's Cloud Drive Master the Navigation Bar, Favorites Bar, Carousel, and other Home Screen features Load your Kindle Fire with music from Amazon's MP3 Music Store (and other sources), and listen to your digital music library anywhere Transfer files and data to and from your computer wirelessly or via USB link Manage your contacts and schedule Quickly find the best deals on anything you're shopping for online Read bestsellers, your favorite authors, or the latest issues of popular newspapers and magazines Discover the best apps to dramatically enhance the capabilities of your Kindle Fire Play thousands of popular games Manage your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts while on the go
Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes, Second Edition, offers straightforward, practical information designed to get you up and running quickly and easily. By working through its 10-minute lessons, you’ll learn everything you need to know to effectively use Apple’s iCloud online services. Each compact lesson zeroes in on a specific aspect of iCloud, explained through concise and informative descriptions along with accurate and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. You’ll quickly become comfortable performing the most important iCloud tasks to make the most of what iCloud offers every day! 10 minutes is all you need to learn how to… Obtain an iCloud account and use your own iCloud website. Configure iCloud services on iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, Macs, and Windows PCs. Use iCloud with your iTunes music, apps, and books to ensure you have great content on all your devices. Take advantage of iTunes Match to stream your iTunes music wherever you are. Use Photo Stream for instant access to photos you take with an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad on all your other mobile devices and computers; you can also share your photos with others and view photos being shared with you. Have easy access to the same document files on iOS devices and computers so that you can efficiently work whenever and wherever you need to. Use iCloud’s great email, calendar,contact, and other tools to automatically have the same information on all your devices. Locate your devices, secure them if they aren’t under your control, and protect your data with online backups.
Get valuable hands-on experience with Swift, the open source programming language developed by Apple. With this practical guide, skilled programmers with little or no knowledge of Apple development will learn how to code with the latest version of Swift by developing a working iOS app from start to finish. You’ll begin with Swift programming basics—including guidelines for making your code "Swifty"—and learn how to work with Xcode and its built-in Interface Builder. Then you’ll dive step-by-step into building and customizing a basic app for taking, editing, and deleting selfies. You’ll also tune and test the app for performance and manage the app’s presence in the App Store. Divided into four parts, this book includes: Swift 4 basics: Learn Swift’s basic building blocks and the features of object-oriented development Building the Selfiegram app: Build model objects and the UI for your selfie app and add location support, user settings, and notifications Polishing Selfiegram: Create a theme and support for sharing and add custom views, image overlays, and localization Beyond app development: Debug and performance test with Xcode, automate chores with Fastlane, and user-test the app with TestFlight
Author: Jason Rich
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-08-13
Take your MacBook Air to new heights! Discover how to get more than ever before out of Apple’s incredibly thin and light notebooks with help from this hands-on guide. How to Do Everything: MacBook Air shows you how to harness the power of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system, and use iTunes, iWork, iLife, iCloud, Safari, Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notification Center, Mail, and other powerful apps. Tap into all the computing power built into Apple’s ultra-portable MacBook Air while you’re at home, at work, or on-the-go. Custom configure your MacBook Air and navigate with the Multi-Touch trackpad Get the most out of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion operating system Transfer data from a PC or another Mac Manage your email accounts with the Mail app Sync all of your data and devices via iCloud Connect peripherals—Bluetooth devices, printers, cameras, and more Use your MacBook Air to connect to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and other services Maximize productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office and the iWork apps Download and play movies, TV shows, and games Manage your iTunes Library Get organized with the new Contacts, Calendar, and Reminders apps Communicate efficiently using the Messages app Video chat with FaceTime or Skype Run Microsoft Windows programs on your MacBook Air Update, back up, troubleshoot, and maintain your MacBook Air
Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2012
Provides a variety of tips to maximize one's usage of the iPad and iPhone, covering such topics as customizing settings, communicating with iMessage, using iBooks, making and receiving calls, syncing and sharing files using iCloud, and managing email.
Core Data is Apple's data storage framework: it's powerful, built-in, and can integrate with iCloud. Discover all of Core Data's powerful capabilities, learn fundamental principles including thread and memory management, and add Core Data to both your iOS and OS X projects. All examples in this edition are based on Objective-C and are up-to-date for the latest versions of OS X El Capitan and iOS 9. Core Data expert Marcus Zarra walks you through a fully developed application based around the Core Data APIs. You'll build on this application throughout the book, learning key Core Data principles such as NSPredicate, NSFetchRequest, thread management, and memory management. Start with the basics of Core Data and learn how to use it to develop your application. Then delve deep into the API details. Explore how to get Core Data integrated into your application properly, and work with this flexible API to create convenience methods to improve your application's maintainability. Reduce your migration difficulties, integrate your Core Data app with iCloud and Watch Kit, and use Core Data in a queue-based environment. By the end of the book, you'll have built a full-featured application, gained a complete understanding of Core Data, and learned how to integrate your application into the iPhone/iPad platform. This third edition updates all examples for OS X El Capitan and iOS 9, and gets you up to speed on changes in multithreading and batch processing. There's a new chapter on efficiently importing data from a network location, and a new discussion of how best to pre-load data into your application. What You Need: Mac OS X El Capitan and iOS 9 and a basic working knowledge of Objective-C
Author: Barbara Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Get in sync with iCloud & iTunes Match, with this 96-page e-book guide Want to keep your calendar, contacts, e-mail, and iWork documents up to date and in sync--no matter where you are or which iOS device you’re using? Want access to your photos or music library everywhere? Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match services make it simple and automatic--and this In A Day For Dummies e-book will help you get up and running with iCloud and iTunes Match quickly. Covers the basics of setting up iCloud on your devices and syncing your e-mail, contacts, calendars, notes, to-do lists, reminders, and more Shows you how to subscribe to iTunes Match, scan and match your music library, and start streaming your favorite songs Walks you through using iCloud to retrieve a lost or stolen iPhone or iPad Includes access to "Beyond the Book" online bonus content to help you put your iCloud and iTunes Match skills into practice Download iCloud & iTunes Match In A Day For Dummies and get your head in the iCloud today!
Author: Michael E Cohen
Publisher: Take Control Books
Release Date: 2018-04-27
Unlock the power of Pages across Mac, iOS, and iCloud platforms! Updated April 27, 2018 Apple's Pages word processor is a big, rich app with hundreds of features tucked away in nooks and crannies, making Michael E. Cohen's comprehensive book an essential resource for newbies and experts alike. Whether you prefer to dive into the details or get quick help with a particular feature, this book has got you covered. In this all-new revision to the second edition, Michael expands his already extensive guide, detailing all the extensive changes Apple has made to Pages since the last version of the book was released. Learn about on-page drawing tools in iOS, the new master pages feature for page layout documents, two-page view, a facing pages option, image galleries, Presenter Mode, and many other new or updated features. With Michael's help, you can navigate Pages like a pro. You'll also learn how to: Find where the tools you need lie, whether on the Mac, in iOS, or in the web app Do everyday word processing, including working with fonts, tabs, indents, rulers, search and replace, spell checking, and more Format longer, more complex documents, with customized headers, footers, page numbers, tables of content, footnotes, and section breaks Manage styles, including paragraph styles, character styles, list styles, and object styles Create your own templates, complete with master objects Master the many multi-touch gestures on iOS that give you pinpoint control over page elements Include complex tables and charts and make them look exactly the way you want Customize layout and manipulate graphics like a pro Collaborate with others in real time using iCloud Share your documents across devices, using Mac, iOS, or almost any web browser
Apple’s iOS SDK provides an amazingly powerful collection of frameworks. But it has been difficult to find detailed and useful knowledge about them–until now. With this book’s practical insights and tested code, you can use Apple’s frameworks to create apps that are more innovative and usable…faster and more reliable…more successful and profitable. Kyle Richter and Joe Keeley focus on intermediate-to-advanced techniques that professional iOS developers can use every day. Their far-reaching coverage ranges from social support to security, Core Data to iCloud–even Apple Watch. Organized as a convenient modular reference, nearly every chapter contains a complete Objective-C sample project. A multi-chapter Game Center case study shows how multiple iOS features can be combined to do even more. All source code may be downloaded at https://github.com/dfsw/icf. Coverage includes: Adding physics-like animation and behaviors to UIViews Using Core Location to determine device location, display customized maps, and implement geofencing Making games and apps social with Leaderboards Accessing music and image collections Building health/fitness apps with HealthKit Integrating with home automation via HomeKit Passing data between platforms using JSON Setting up local and remote notifications Remotely storing and syncing data with CloudKit Accessing app functionality with extensions Effortlessly adding AirPrint support Providing Handoff continuity between iOS 8 and Yosemite devices Getting productive with Core Data Integrating Twitter and Facebook via Social Framework Performing resource-intensive tasks with Grand Central Dispatch Securing user data with Keychain and Touch ID Customizing collection views Making the most of gesture recognizers Creating and distributing “passes” Debugging, instrumenting, and profiling apps