iPad mini For Dummies

Author: Edward C. Baig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118933541
Release Date: 2014-12-29
Genre: Computers

Find out why the iPad mini has never been bigger This new edition of iPad mini For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks for getting an even bigger bang out of your iPad mini. Presented in full-color and written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly guide walks you through the multitouch interface, going online, getting connected, packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, and movies, synchronizing your data, texting with iMessage, working with Siri, importing pictures and launching slideshows, getting organized with Reminders, finding your way with Maps, working with the Calendar, protecting your information, accessorizing your iPad mini, and much more. Updated and revised throughout to cover Apple's newest iPad mini hardware and iOS software, iPad mini For Dummies is the ideal companion to help you make the most out of your device. Plus, if you run into any problems along the way, you'll find easy-to-follow, expert troubleshooting and maintenance tips. Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest iPad mini hardware and iOS software Shows you how to turn your iPad mini into an entertainment hub Covers the key features and tools readers need to become iPad mini mavericks Written by Edward C. Baig, the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today, and Bob LeVitus, often referred to as "Dr. Mac" Your iPad mini may be small, but it packs a big punch. In this full-color guide, you'll unlock all of its incredible capabilities—and have a blast while you're at it!

IPad for Dummies Mini Edition

Author: Edward C Baig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118038000
Release Date: 2011-04-18
Genre:

You world is just a touch away with your iPad and iPad 2! The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing, ultraportable touch device. This handy guide helps you figure out all the basics - from sending e-mail and surfing the web to playing games, making FaceTime video calls, watching movies, taking photos, downloading cool apps, and more. Whatever you want your iPad to do, the fun begins right here. Open the book and find: Steps for getting started with your iPad or iPad 2 How to record HD video and capture great photos Help downloading content from iTunes, the App Store, and the iBookstore How to connect with e-mail, texts, and social media Ways to get from Point A to Point B with Maps

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119141341
Release Date: 2015-12-11
Genre: Computers

Break out your reading glasses—iPad instructions for seniors are here! Tired of taking out the instructions for new tech gadgets, only to have the drab, eight point font prove basically illegible? Don't fret—the solution is finally here! iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 8th Edition uses a larger font for both the text and its full-color figures and drawings, making this the perfect resource for new iPad owners in their golden years. The updated content walks you through the setup process and introduces you to the iPad's new hardware. Additionally, it runs through all of the features and functions of your iPad, including accessibility features, notes, the calendar, maps, surfing the web, email, buying new apps, downloading iBooks and iTunes, watching videos, and more. iPads are immensely popular—and for great reason; iPads are wonderful means of communication and entertainment for all ages, including seniors. Learning to use your iPad's features and functions can greatly enrich your iPad experience! Access updated coverage specifically developed for the latest generation of iPad products Review the use of each function and feature, ensuring that you get the most out of your new iPad Explore information about software, hardware, and the latest features of the updated iOS Stay engaged throughout the entire book with a straightforward but fun writing style and plenty of full-color graphics iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 8th Edition is the perfect guide for the over-50 group who are either using an iPad for the first time or are upgrading to the latest iPad model.

Macs For Dummies

Author: Edward C. Baig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118650394
Release Date: 2013-03-13
Genre: Computers


Exploring iPad For Dummies

Author: Galen Gruman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118436844
Release Date: 2012-06-25
Genre: Computers

Get to know the incredible iPad in a uniquely different Dummies format! The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing ultraportable touch device. And, thisone-of-a-kind For Dummies guide is your is your ticket for making the most out of your iPad or iPad 2. Thoroughly updated for the third-generation iPad, the new edition of this informative, full-color guide is packed with tidbits, full-color graphics, informative articles, and easy-to-follow step lists. Now that you have a new iPad, get to know it a little better with Exploring iPad For Dummies 2nd Edition. Includes coverage of the third-generation iPad, iPad 2, and the original iPad Helps you get connected, stay in touch with social media, text with iMessage, play slideshows or music, curl up with your favorite e-book, and find the latest and greatest apps for any interest Shows you how to get organized with calendars, contacts, and Reminders; take notes; locate where you are or where you're going with Maps; stream content; or go hands-free with Dictation Also covers video-chatting with FaceTime, recording HD videos, and capturing and editing photos on the incredible retina display You’ve got the magic touch for all things iPad with Exploring iPad For Dummies 2nd Edition by your side.

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119280170
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Computers

Break out your reading glasses—iPad instructions for seniors are here Why should the kids have all the fun? If you're ready to catch up on the latest technology, getting an iPad is a great first step. They're immensely popular tablets, and you're about to discover why! Using a larger font for both the text and its full-color figures, iPad For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier to keep connected in your golden years. With this book to guide you, you'll soon be using your iPad to instantly stay in touch with loved ones, share family photos, surf the web, keep up with social media, stay on schedule with your Calendar, keep electronic grocery lists handy, and so much more. Navigate the screen and the built-in apps Use email, messaging, and FaceTime to stay in touch with family and friends Capture your memories with the camera Read newspapers and books, watch TV and movies, and keep sharp with fun games So, now it's time to 'wow' your friends—and even your grandkids—by showing them you're hip to the latest technology trends.

IPad and IPhone For Musicians For Dummies

Author: Ryan C. Williams
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118991169
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Computers

The easy way to use your iPad or iPhone to make amazing music If you are a budding or established musician looking to use your iPad or iPhone as a portable musical instrument, recording studio, or composition tool, then you've come to the right place! iPad and iPhone For Musicians For Dummies explains in plain English how to hook up your preferred instrument to your iPad or iPhone to work on music projects within a plethora of recording apps. You'll also learn how to incorporate both real and MIDI instruments and audio, edit individual tracks, work with effects and chain multiple apps together, and mix and master songs. Thanks to apps such as AmpliTube, AudioBus, and Apple's own GarageBand, musicians can record entire songs in the comfort of their own homes and then mix, master, and distribute them right there on their iPads or iPhones. Packed with tons of step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide shows you how to use your device to go from recording a basic piece of music to creating and uploading complete songs with full instrumentation and multiple tracks, instruments, and effects. Demonstrates how to hook up your guitar or keyboard directly to your iPad or iPhone to record professional-grade tracks Helps musicians get the most out of their iPads or iPhones as portable musical instruments, recording studios, and composition tools Written by an industry expert and former senior writer for IK Multimedia, a leading manufacturer of music apps and hardware accessories for the iOS market Coverage goes beyond GarageBand to include other popular technologies Don't let the limitations and expense of yesterday's home studios keep you from recording awesome music—let iPad and iPhone For Musicians For Dummies show you how easy it is to record and master your own music right from your living room.

iPad All in One For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118944424
Release Date: 2015-01-05
Genre: Computers

5 BOOKS IN 1 Getting Started with iPad Just for Fun iPad on the Go Getting Productive with iWork® Using iPad to Get Organized Your one-stop guide to all things iPad The iPad may be small, but it packs a big punch. This all-encompassing guide provides step-by-step guidance for iPad and iPad mini users looking to make the most of this small wonder—at home, at work, or on the go. Whether you’re an iPad newbie or have been puttering around with it for a while, there’s something inside for everyone! For the uninitiated — pick the iPad model that’s right for you and discover cool bling you can add to accessorize it It’s your iPad, you can play if you want to — explore the iTunes® store, preview, buy, and rent media, use iCloud to push purchases to all devices, and set up Family Sharing Get connected — make your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G settings, tether your iPad to your smartphone, and sync content across devices iWorking 9–5 — get familiar with the iWork for iOS apps, improve documents by adding photos and images, and manage your iWork documents like a pro Open the book and find: Guidance on which iPad model is right for you Tips on using your iPad to buy content at iTunes and beyond How to wipe data remotely if your iPad is lost or stolen How to move files from your computer to your iPad Tips for printing wirelessly from your iPad Steps for setting up Touch ID and Apple Pay How to share files via email, AirDrop®, or through the cloud

OS X Yosemite For Dummies

Author: Bob LeVitus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118991220
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Genre: Computers

Get the most out of the latest version of OS X Updated and revised for the latest OS X release from Apple, OS X Yosemite For Dummies gives you fun, easy-to-understand coverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most out OS X. Inside, you'll get up and running on OS X basics; customizing your workspace; working with the Dock; finding files with Spotlight; working with Mission Control and Launchpad; organizing your life with Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications; browsing the web with Safari; setting up, sending, and receiving e-mail; communicating through Messages; enjoying music, movies, and digital photos; writing documents with TextEdit; getting where you're going with Maps; and much more. Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple's legendary elegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installed on every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. OS X Yosemite For Dummies clearly explains the ins and outs of Apple's operating system in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies series for more than twenty years. Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest version of OS X Covers the key features and tools readers need to start using OS X Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal life more organized and fun If you're a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from a PC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newest version of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide will have you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.

iPad at Work For Dummies

Author: Galen Gruman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118949566
Release Date: 2015-02-12
Genre: Computers

Get the most out of using your iPad at work iPad at Work For Dummies provides essential and in-depth coverage for a variety of productivity-related tasks made possible on the iPad, from basics such as setting up and starting out with an iPad to tips on the best practices for enterprise-level word processing, spreadsheet creation, presenting, task management, project management, graphic design, and communication. Beyond that, it also includes down-to-earth examples of how to use an iPad at work, including synchronization, data backup, and communicating with Windows networks. Written by an experienced and well-known iPad user, writer, podcaster, and lecturer who has taught many other professionals how to get the most from their Apple devices in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies goes beyond simple coverage of iWork to show you step-by-step the iPad's capabilities to quickly, professionally, and effectively create and interact with typical office documents and systems. Covers the best software and practices for productively integrating the iPad into a work environment Shows you how the iPad goes beyond use as an at-home device to make work easier Includes examples that bring the information and instructions to life If you're considering integrating the use of an iPad at work, or have recently begun and want to grasp the full spectrum of its capabilities in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies has you covered.

Home Automation For Dummies

Author: Dwight Spivey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118949641
Release Date: 2015-02-09
Genre: Computers

The easy way to control your home appliances Do you want to control common household appliances and amenities from your smartphone or tablet, wherever you happen to be? Home Automation For Dummies guides you through installing and setting up app-controlled devices in your home, such as heating and air conditioning, lighting, multimedia systems, game consoles, and security and monitoring devices—and even suggests popular products to consider. The saturation of the mobile market with smart devices has led to an upsurge in domestic devices, such as thermostats, refrigerators, smoke detectors, security systems, among others, that can be controlled by those devices. Both Google and Apple offer fully-integrated solutions for connecting mobile devices to home theater and audio systems, and now Google has branched out into smart thermostats and smoke detectors. If you've caught the bug and want to get your feet wet in this cool new phenomenon, Home Automation For Dummies gives you plain-English, step-by-step instructions for tech-ifying your home without breaking a sweat. Provides clear instructions on remotely controlling your home appliances Shows you how to set preferences to automatically adjust lighting or temperature Explores digital "life hacks" that explain how non-app-ready appliances can be controlled via smart phones using third-party go-betweens Covers an emerging segment of the industry that was one of the primary focuses of this year's Consumer Electronic Show If you're looking to find new ways to simplify and better control your home environment using app-driven devices, your phone, or tablet, Home Automation For Dummies makes it easier.

iPad in Education For Dummies

Author: Sam Gliksman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118946992
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Genre: Computers

The easy way to effectively implement iPads in the classroom The iPad is a natural fit for education in the 21st century, and this hands-on guide shows you just how to implement it in your educational institution. iPad in Education For Dummies serves as a roadmap for the device's successful use as an education tool—from both a personal and institutional perspective. It examines why the iPad is a perfect fit for contemporary educational needs, how to purchase and deploy them within an organization, and outlines best practices, tools, and apps for their educational use across all curricula and grade levels. A cross between a powerful computer, iPod, game console, and e-reader, the iPad is an ultraportable—and ultra cool—touch device from Apple. In 2013, the iPad was deployed in Chicago Public Schools, LA Unified School district, Oxnard School District in California, and Raleigh County Public Schools in West Virginia, to name a few. In this new edition of iPad in Education For Dummies, you'll find the latest coverage of interactive media and augmented reality apps, creating and publishing class books and textbooks, moving from lectures to interactive classroom presentations, setting up digital student profiles, and much more. Includes up-to-date coverage of Apple's iPad hardware and iOS software Covers managing classroom workflow challenges, including how to distribute, share, collaborate, and collect digital documents Written by one of the foremost authorities on iPad deployments in schools Provides clear information on what decisions you need to make to deploy and use the iPad effectively in the classroom If you're a school administrator, teacher, or educational IT specialist who is considering deploying the iPad in the classroom, this handy guide has everything to set you up for success.

Keyboard For Dummies

Author: Jerry Kovarsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118705667
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Genre: Music

The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboard Where Piano For Dummies helps budding musicians to master the black-and-white musical keyboard, Keyboard For Dummies helps them understand the possibilities that unfold when those black-and-whites are connected to state-of-the-art music technology. Keyboard For Dummies explains the ins-and-outs of modern keyboards and helps you get the most out of their capabilities. Key content coverage includes: an overview of the types of keyboards available today and how they differ from acoustic pianos; expert advice on choosing the right keyboard for your wants/needs and how to shop and compare the various models; a close look at the types of sounds an electronic keyboard offers and how to achieve them; step-by-step instruction on how to use keyboards anywhere using external speakers, amps, home stereos, computers, and tablets; guidance on how to use keyboard software and applications to get the most out of keyboard technology; and much more. A multimedia component for this title will be hosted at Dummies.com and includes companion audio tracks that demonstrate techniques and sounds found in the book Step-by-step instructions make learning keyboard easy and fun Introduces you to the musical possibilities of the keyboard If you're new to the keyboard or looking to take your skills to the next level, Keyboard For Dummies is a thorough guide to the ins and outs of this popular instrument.

Digital Literacy For Dummies

Author: Faithe Wempen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118962879
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Genre: Computers

Develop and implement essential computer technology—with confidence Do you want to develop an understanding of technology to enhance your education, career, or personal life, but feel inhibited by your digital literacy? Fear not! Written in plain English and absent of undecipherable high-tech jargon, Digital Literacy For Dummies makes it easy to get a grip on computer basics, the Internet, the Cloud, browsing the web, productivity programs and applications for school and the workplace, computer security and privacy, the latest in digital lifestyle topics, and so much more. Walks you through the basics of developing essential computer technology skills Shows you how to gain the digital literacy skills required to succeed in education, at home, and in the workforce Explains how the use of smartphones and digital cameras contribute to digital literacy With the introduction of 3G and 4G services in emerging countries like India, worldwide Internet usage is increasing exponentially. With this technological growth comes an opportunity for people of all ages and from all walks of life to learn new skills to keep them ahead of the curve. Packed with easy-to-follow explanations and seasoned with a bit of humor and fun, Digital Literacy For Dummies makes it easy and accessible for anyone to harness the power of technology to remain relevant in school or at work.

iOS App Development For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118871072
Release Date: 2014-03-26
Genre: Computers

If you’ve got incredible iOS ideas, get this book and bring them to life! iOS 7 represents the most significant update to Apple’s mobile operating system since the first iPhone was released, and even the most seasoned app developers are looking for information on how to take advantage of the latest iOS 7 features in their app designs. That’s where iOS App Development For Dummies comes in! Whether you’re a programming hobbyist wanting to build an app for fun or a professional developer looking to expand into the iOS market, this book will walk you through the fundamentals of building a universal app that stands out in the iOS crowd. Walks you through joining Apple’s developer program, downloading the latest SDK, and working with Apple’s developer tools Explains the key differences between iPad and iPhone apps and how to use each device’s features to your advantage Shows you how to design your app with the end user in mind and create a fantastic user experience Covers using nib files, views, view controllers, interface objects, gesture recognizers, and much more There’s no time like now to tap into the power of iOS – start building the next big app today with help from iOS App Development For Dummies!