How to Do Everything

Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071803342
Release Date: 2013-01-11
Genre: Computers

Maximize the power of your iPhone 5 Master the versatile features of your iPhone 5 and stay organized, connected, informed, and entertained. How to Do Everything: iPhone 5 covers iOS 6 and the new capabilities added to the core functions and apps, such as Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Notes, Safari, Mail, Camera, Maps, FaceTime, and iTunes. You’ll also learn how to use iCloud, Notification Center, and Siri. Plus, discover tips on finding and downloading additional apps that can dramatically increase your iPhone’s performance. This hands-on guide covers it all! Get assistance from Siri and use the Dictation feature Import and sync data from your computer, iCloud, and other iOS devices Discover preinstalled apps and download additional apps Make and receive calls, use voicemail, and set up custom ringtones Manage Contacts and stay organized with Calendar, Reminders, and Notes Surf the Web with Safari Shoot, edit, and share photos and videos Navigate with turn-by-turn directions using the newly redesigned Maps app Manage e-mail accounts, use text messaging, and connect to social media networks, including Facebook and Twitter Video chat via FaceTime or Skype Experience multimedia entertainment and read e-books and digital editions of newspapers and magazines Play exciting single- and multi-player games Protect and troubleshoot your iPhone 5


Author: Tom Negrino
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780133132991
Release Date: 2013-02-13
Genre: Computers

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!

iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks covers iPhones and iPads running iOS 8

Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133891683
Release Date: 2014-11-11
Genre: Computers

iPad® and iPhone® Tips and Tricks iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4s Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn how to use iOS 8 and utilize your Apple mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced iPad, iPad mini, and/or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 8 operating system with iCloud, and the latest versions of popular apps. This book covers all the latest iPhone and iPad models, including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the latest iPad Air and iPad mini models. Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish: -- Discover how to use iOS 8’s new Handoff feature, which enables you to do things like answer incoming calls to your iPhone using your iPad or Mac. -- Discover how to take visually impressive photos, and then edit and share them using the redesigned Photos app. -- Learn secrets for using preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Maps, Notes, Safari, Mail, Health, iBooks, and Music. -- Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, and/or your other iOS mobile devices. -- Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using your voice with Siri. -- Stay in touch with your friends and family using social networking apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat. -- Discover the latest calling features built in to the iPhone, such as Wi-Fi Calling. -- Learn about cutting-edge new features, such as Apple Pay, Family Sharing, and iCloud Drive, plus get a preview of how Apple Watch will work with an iPhone or iPad. -- Use your iOS mobile device as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player. -- Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Backup.

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133781144
Release Date: 2014-03-17
Genre: Computers

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks Easily Unlock the Power of Digital Photography on Your iPad or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away to capture, edit, and share amazing photos with your iPad or iPhone! This easy-to-understand guide teaches you all the iOS skills and photographic techniques you need to go far beyond snapshots. Whatever you’re shooting–portraits, candids, babies, sports, pets, landscapes, vacations, nature, anything–it will help you get incredible results. Then, you’ll master more ways to share your images than ever before: at home, in print, online, in the cloud, everywhere. You’ll learn how to squeeze maximum performance out of your iPhone or iPad’s built-in cameras and photo apps, and discover low-cost apps and tools for doing even more. Whether you’ve been taking iPhone/iPad photos for years or you’re just starting out, you’ll have way more fun and get way better results! Here are just some of what this book’s tips, tricks, and strategies will help you do: • Get awesome results with the built-in Camera and Photo apps • Master 10 easy strategies for taking better iPhone/iPad photos • Use the Grid and Rule of Thirds to professionally compose and frame your shots • Choose the best shooting angle and perspective for every image • Capture great photos in low light • Make the most of built-in flash or HDR mode • Take great group shots and baby pictures • Shoot sporting events without blurring • Efficiently view, organize, edit, and share pictures with the Photo app • Transform “just OK” images into great photos with the optional iPhoto app • Discover great low-cost tools, from image editors to lights, lenses, and tripods • Showcase photos on your high-def television • Easily create online galleries and animated digital slideshows • Back up your latest images, and share them with all your Apple devices • Share online iCloud-based Photo Streams with friends, family, and nobody else

Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes

Author: Brad Miser
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780133476170
Release Date: 2013-06-07
Genre: Computers

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.

Your iPad at Work covers iOS 7 on iPad Air iPad 3rd and 4th generation iPad2 and iPad mini

Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133391619
Release Date: 2013-11-18
Genre: Computers

Supercharge your business effectiveness with any model of iPad–in the office, on the road, everywhere! Do you have an iPad? Put it to work! If you’re a manager, entrepreneur, or professional… a consultant, salesperson, or freelancer… this book will make you more efficient, more effective, and more successful! Your iPad at Work includes the latest information about all iPad models running iOS 7 (or later), whether the tablet is equipped with Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + Cellular Internet connectivity. It’s packed with easy, nontechnical business solutions you can use right now–each presented with quick, foolproof, full-color instructions.Securely connect your iPad to your network; sync your email, contacts, calendar, Office documents, and smartphone; make the most of iPad’s latest productivity apps; capture up-to-the-minute news and financial data; even discover powerful specialized apps for your job and your industry. You already know how much fun your iPad is, now discover how incredibly productive it can make you! Secure your iPad with passwords and data encryption Connect your iPad to a wireless printer Discover today’s most powerful iPad business apps Manage your contacts and relationships with a Contact Relationship Manager (CRM) app Do your word processing, spreadsheet, and database management while on the go Access your email and surf the Web from almost anywhere Make winning sales and business presentations from your iPad Read PC and Mac files, from Microsoft Office to Adobe PDF Use your iPad more efficiently on the road and while traveling Manage your company’s social networking presence from your tablet Participate in real-time video calls and virtual meetings using FaceTime, Skype, or another app Create and distribute iPad content, or have a custom app developed for your business

Core Data in Swift

Author: Marcus S. Zarra
ISBN: 1680501704
Release Date: 2016-06-23
Genre: Computers

Core Data is intricate, powerful, and necessary. Discover the powerful capabilities integrated into Core Data, and how to use Core Data in your iOS and OS X projects. All examples are current for OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, and the latest release of Core Data. All the code is written in Swift, including numerous examples of how best to integrate Core Data with Apple's newest programming language. 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 elements 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 book is based on Core Data in Objective-C, Third Edition. It focuses on Swift and adds an additional chapter on how to integrate Core Data with an efficient network implementation, with best practices on how to load and pre-load data into your Swift application. What You Need: Mac OS X El Capitan and iOS 9 and a basic working knowledge of Swift

The Apple Photos Book for Photographers 2nd Edition

Author: Derrick Story
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 9781681983523
Release Date: 2018-03-16
Genre: Photography

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For photographers who are more than just casual snapshooters, or who are making the transition from Aperture, iPhoto, or simply the previous version of Photos, The Apple Photos Book for Photographers, 2nd Edition, by Derrick Story shines a light on the true sophistication of this app and the ecosystem it taps into. From the point of view of a working photographer, Derrick provides everything you need to know to get the most out of the imaging tools built into Mac OS X and iCloud.

Follow along with Derrick as he teaches you all about:

    • Customizing the interface for organizing and viewing your images
    • The thinking behind viewing options such as Moments, Collections, Years, and Albums
    • Working with iCloud Photo Library to sync your photos across your devices
    • Adding location data to your images so you can map your travels with your photos
    • Editing your images with Photos’ basic tools, then going beyond with more advanced techniques
    • Integrating third-party Editing Extensions into your workflow so you can build a digital darkroom tailored to your style of photography
    • Creating projects such as books, cards, calendars, prints, and slideshows—and showing you how to create your own Fine Art Cards at home with just your Mac and an inkjet printer
    • Working with videos as well as still photos
    • Sharing your images on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr

Apple’s Photos is a robust, all-in-one solution for managing, editing, and sharing your photos. And The Apple Photos Book for Photographers is all you need to make the most of this great imaging ecosystem!

Working in the Cloud

Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134834900
Release Date: 2017-10-09
Genre: Computers

All anyone needs to succeed with today’s cloud productivity and collaboration tools Clearly explains the cloud concepts and terminology you need to know Helps you choose your best options for managing data, content, and collaboration Shows how to use cloud services more securely and efficiently Today’s cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools can help companies work together more effectively at a lower cost. But wideranging choices and enormous hype make it tough to choose your best solutions. In Working in the Cloud, Jason R. Rich demystifies your options, introduces each leading tool, reviews their pros and cons, and offers tips for using them more successfully. This book covers Box, Cisco WebEx, DocuSign, Dropbox, Dropbox Paper, Evernote, Google Docs, Google Drive, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Office 365,, Skype for Business, Slack, Trello, and more. Throughout, he offers practical guidance on adjusting everyday workflows and processes to make the most of them. You’ll learn how to enforce security in the cloud, manage small group collaborations, customize tools to your unique needs, and achieve real-time collaboration with employees, partners, and customers across virtually all devices: PCs, Macs, tablets, and smartphones. If you’re ready to take full advantage of the cloud but don’t know how, get Working in the Cloud: It’s all you’ll need to know. Compare the resources you need to implement each cloud solution Organize data, documents, and files for easiest access Get access to your tools and content wherever you go Make sure your cloud-based appsand tools work together smoothly Enforce security and privacy using encryption and other technologies Plan security strategies for team leaders, members, and collaborators Encourage new workstyles to make the most of cloud collaboration Use Office 365 and/or Google G Suite for content creation, management, and collaboration Collaborate in large groups with WebEx, Exchange, SharePoint, and Slack Share, synchronize, and collaborate on content with Box and Dropbox Connect your sales team with Salesforce Take notes and stay organized with Evernote Securely review, edit, digitally sign, and share documents with DocuSign Manage tasks and projects visually with Trello Improve communication and reduce costs with Skype Discover tips and tricks for better, simpler, real-time collaboration

Taking Your iPad to the Max iOS 5 Edition

Author: Erica Sadun
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430240693
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Computers

Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition is written so that anyone can quickly get up to speed on Apple’s latest hit. As bloggers at The Unofficial Apple Weblog (, the authors have the happy privilege of working with Apple products every day, and they'll guide you through all of the perks of being an iPad owner with access to all the new and amazing features in iOS 5. This book takes you from selecting and buying an iPad, to connecting it to the Internet, to using the incredible power of the iPad and all its apps to enhance your life. Whether you’re using your iPad to surf the Internet, admire or edit family photos, listen to music, watch movies, create or edit movies, or read a book, this book will help guide you. Discover how your iPad can be a virtual shopping mall, opening the door to purchases of music, books, videos, and movies. This book will help you organize your daily life through the use of Calendar, Notes, and Contacts, communicate with friends and colleagues with Mail, and find your way with Maps. You'll also learn how get the most out of your iPad's two cameras, and you'll learn how iCloud keeps all of your documents and photos in sync across all your Apple devices. You'll also learn about great new iOS 5 features like Reminders, Notification Center, iMessage, Newsstand, and PC-Free updates. Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition introduces the essentials of using your iPad for recreation, travel, and work—and includes the basics of Apple's iWork suite for iPad. Learn to create business or personal documents with Pages, make professional presentations with Keynote, and keep data and finances under control with Numbers. You'll also learn how to use iLife's suite of apps, including iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand on the iPad. No matter how you use your iPad, Taking Your iPad to the Max, iOS 5 Edition will show you how to make the most of it.

Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps 2nd Edition

Author: Nick Vandome
Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
ISBN: 9781840786545
Release Date: 2016-04-14
Genre: Computers

Computing is no longer a standalone activity on a single device. Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition will help you to explore the sleek and stylish world of Apple computing – whether you're using just a Mac computer or with an iPhone, an iPad or an iPod. In easy steps, it will show you how to: Get to grips with OS X, then customize your Mac and get organized Connect to the internet, then use the web for shopping, booking vacations and more Create letters, documents and budgets Have fun with photos, music, movies and stay in touch by messages or FaceTime Use iCloud for storage and Family Sharing Keep your Apple devices safe and in sync Presented in larger type for easier reading, use this guide to discover all at your own pace! Covers OS X El Capitan and iOS 9.

Dropbox In 30 Minutes Second Edition

Author: Ian Lamont
Publisher: i30 Media Corporation
ISBN: 9781939924636
Release Date: 2016-04-25
Genre: Computers

Updated in 2017 to cover the new Dropbox interface and features! What is Dropbox, and how can you get the most out of Dropbox on your computer, phone, or tablet? In Dropbox In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition), award-winning technology journalist Ian Lamont uses step-by-step instructions, screenshots, and a touch of humor to explain everything from basic Dropbox installation steps to best practices for Dropbox sharing. In a single sitting, this quick and easy guide will help you get the most out of Dropbox on your computer, phone, or tablet. The second edition of this popular Dropbox book includes updated chapters as well as additional sections describing new Dropbox features of the Dropbox application for Windows and Mac PCs and laptops, the Dropbox app for iOS devices (including the Dropbox app for iPhones and iPads), and the Dropbox app for Android phones and tablets. The Dropbox manual also covers many useful features of for backing up, sharing, and recovering files. In addition, the book's popular Dropbox FAQ has been expanded. What's inside * Dropbox system requirements * How Dropbox works in the cloud * Installing Dropbox on Windows PCs (Dropbox on Windows 7 and earlier, Dropbox on Windows 10 and Windows 8) * Installing Dropbox on Macs (macOS), iOS and Android * Saving files to Dropbox * Working with Dropbox folders and files * Dropbox preferences and Selective Sync * Opening a file or folder from a second computer * Dropbox mobile app: Downloading/uploading files * Dropbox Camera Upload for backing up and transferring photos from your mobile phone * Dropbox sharing via links * Dropbox collaboration Dropbox In 30 Minutes also includes an unofficial FAQ that answers the following questions: * How can I get free space on Dropbox? * How secure is Dropbox? * How do I delete Dropbox? * Why is Dropbox taking so long to sync? * Are Dropbox Business and Dropbox Pro accounts worth the extra cost? * How can I recover deleted Dropbox files? * What is Dropbox Paper and is it a substitute for Microsoft Word or Google Docs? * What are Dropbox comments? * What happens when the same file is opened simultaneously on more than one computer? * What are third-party Dropbox apps? What readers are saying about this Dropbox book Thousands of satisfied readers have purchased this Dropbox book or downloaded the Dropbox ebook edition. While Dropbox In 30 Minutes is intended for beginners, even experienced users will discover a few new Dropbox tricks. Here's what real readers are saying: "This was truly a 30-minute Dropbox tutorial. I have mastered the basics without bugging my 20-year-old son! Yahoo!" "I have read Ian's books on Dropbox and Google Drive/Docs. He's an excellent writer, and the books are highly worthwhile, especially for people new to these applications." "A short but thorough introduction to Dropbox. In my opinion, this is highly recommendable book for those who are approaching Dropbox or who need it for work and cooperative projects." "I didn't know how to use Dropbox when I bought this book, and after reading it, I was able to set up my account and to use it with my students. It is short and to the point. I am a beginner and much of these online storage options are new to me, but I was able to read the book and to then use the app." Buy your copy today! Note: Dropbox In 30 Minutes is not affiliated with "For Dummies" books, Dropbox, or other services referenced in the guide. In 30 Minutes® is a registered trademark of publisher i30 Media Corp. All rights reserved.

Learning Swift

Author: Paris Buttfield-Addison
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491967010
Release Date: 2017-03-30
Genre: Computers

Get valuable hands-on experience with Swift 3, the latest version of Apple’s programming language. With this practical guide, skilled programmers with little or no knowledge of Apple development will learn how to code with Swift 3 by developing three complete, tightly linked versions of the Notes application for the OS X, iOS, and watchOS platforms. In the process, you’ll learn Swift’s fundamentals, including its syntax and features, along with the basics of the Cocoa, CocoaTouch, and WatchKit frameworks. This book teaches you how to use common design patterns for Swift, how to structure an application for Apple’s platforms, and how to submit working apps to the App Store. Divided into four distinct parts, this book includes: Swift 2 basics: Learn Swift’s basic building blocks and features for object-oriented development OS X app development: Set up the document model, build out features, and sync data with iCloud iOS app development: Use multimedia, contacts, location, notifications, and iCloud files to build a fully featured iOS Notes app Advanced app extensions: Build an Apple Watch app, and learn how to debug, monitor, and test all three of your Swift apps

iPhone for Seniors in easy steps 3rd Edition

Author: Nick Vandome
Publisher: In Easy Steps
ISBN: 9781840787641
Release Date: 2016-11-28
Genre: Computers

In full colour and straightforward, jargon-free language, iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd edition, gives you all the information you need to get up and running with your new iPhone and quickly feel you are in control of it. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd edition covers everything you need to know to keep fully connected. With your iPhone in your pocket you are only ever a couple of taps away from friends and family. Learn how to: Make and receive phone calls Text with the Messages app, including a variety of new fun features Make video calls with FaceTime Set up and use email accounts Use Settings to customise your iPhone exactly to your style and requirement Use Apple Pay on your iPhone to pay securely – no need to carry your wallet all the time Master the Control Center Explore the entire iTunes Music library, share music, videos, apps, calendars and photos with family members – stay in the loop with children and grandchildren! Apps are at the heart of the iPhone and iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd edition gives a comprehensive introduction to using the preinstalled apps. It then shows how to find and download apps from the Apple App Store for: Going on vacation Online shopping Social networking Hobbies Music and videos Books Photos Keeping up-to-date with everyday tasks, through the use of the Notes, Calendar, Contacts and Reminders apps Health and wellbeing, using the Health app that is designed to collate a range of health and fitness information An in-depth chapter on iCloud, Apple's online storage, sharing and backup service, explains how iCloud works and shows how it can automatically store your data and share your photos so you don’t have to worry about losing information should anything happen to your iPhone. This 3rd edition of this popular title is updated to cover the latest operating system, iOS 10, and its array of new features. It is illustrated using the iPhone 7, but is suitable for all iPhones with iOS 10. It is written in larger type, for easier reading, and with the Senior reader in mind. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd edition takes the mystery out of using your iPhone and shows how it can become your most useful digital companion, ready to help keep you in touch, up-to-date and entertained.

iOS 8 App Development Essentials Second Edition

Author: Neil Smyth
Publisher: eBookFrenzy
Release Date: 2014-12-16

iOS 8 App Development Essentials is latest edition of this popular book series and has now been fully updated for the Swift 1.2 programming language, the iOS 8 SDK and Xcode 6.3. Beginning with the basics, this book provides an outline of the steps necessary to set up an iOS development environment. An introduction to the architecture of iOS 8 and programming in Swift is provided, followed by an in-depth look at the design of iOS applications and user interfaces. More advanced topics such as file handling, database management, in-app purchases, graphics drawing and animation are also covered, as are touch screen handling, gesture recognition, multitasking, iAds integration, location management, local notifications, camera access and video and audio playback support. Other features are also covered including Auto Layout, Twitter and Facebook integration, App Store hosted in-app purchase content, collection views, Sprite Kit-based game development, local map search and user interface animation using UIKit dynamics. The key new features of the iOS 8 SDK and Xcode 6 are also covered, including Swift playgrounds, universal user interface design using size classes, app extensions, Interface Builder Live Views, embedded frameworks, CloudKit data storage and TouchID authentication. The aim of this book is to teach the range of skills necessary to build apps for iOS 8. iOS 8 App Development Essentials takes a modular approach to the subject of iOS 8 application development for both the iPhone and iPad, with each chapter covering a self contained topic area consisting of detailed explanations, examples and step-by-step tutorials. This makes the book both an easy to follow learning aid and an excellent reference resource.