IPad for Seniors

IPad for Seniors

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
"Full-color photos and screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to take advantage of the versatile, fun features of this powerful tablet. Written by a senior for seniors, this book shows you how to customize your iPad, connect to the Internet, use email, manage your schedule, and get assistance from Siri. You'll get tips for listening to music and reading eBooks, capturing and viewing photos and videos, using FaceTime, playing games, and connecting with social media"--

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Matthews, a programmer and author of other software and computer books, helps seniors learn how to use the iPad. He avoids jargon, uses examples with step-by-step instructions and color visuals, and focuses on key topics. He explains how to become familiar with the iPad; explore and customize it; use the internet, email, and messages; schedule with the calendar, reminders, and notifications; talk to Siri and dictate; listen to music and read books; work with photos and videos; use social media and play games; use accessibility features; and secure and maintain the iPad. Seniors provide their experiences throughout. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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Presents instructions on using the new iPad, covering such topics as using the touchscreen controls, browsing the web, reading books and magazines, taking pictures, using the calendar, and finding apps.

McGraw Hill

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Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!

Written by a senior for seniors, this practical, fast-paced guide helps you get up and running on your iPad right away. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions make it easy to accomplish everything you want to do.

Follow along and quickly learn how to set up your iPad, navigate the touch screen, use apps and email, and browse the Internet. Find out the best ways to manage photos, video chat with FaceTime, use iTunes and the iBook store, read eDocuments, listen to music, watch movies, play games, and use iCloud. iPad maintenance tips are also included.

The unique, landscape layout of the QuickSteps series displays graphics and explanations side by side, and lays flat so you can easily refer to the book while working on your iPad.

Use these handy guideposts:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Personal insights from other seniors
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternative ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : McGraw-Hill Education, c2014
ISBN: 9780071821506
Branch Call Number: 004.1675 iPad -M
Characteristics: xviii, 302 p. : col. ill., col. maps. --


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