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May 19, 2010

iPad: The Missing Manual--New from O'Reilly: Harness the Potential of Apple's iPad--Ebook Available Now

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Sebastopol, CA—The iPad is an amazing device, especially if you really know how to use it. New York Times tech columnist, bestselling author, and iPad expert J.D. Biersdorfer shows you how to get the most out of this sleek tablet to surf the Web, send and receive email, watch movies and TV shows, read ebooks, listen to music, play games, and even do a little iWork, with iPad: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly Media, $24.99 USD).

"The iPad is a brand new product that's already sold a million units and is converting people who don't even use a regular laptop because it's so versatile," says Biersdorfer. "It's so much more than just an ebook reader and Web broswer, and my book shows you how to maximize the iPad's potential to make it be whatever you want it to be."

  • Learn undocumented tips and tricks. Get the lowdown on cool iPad secrets
  • Build and play your media library. Fill up your iPad with music, movies, TV shows, ebooks, photos, music videos, audiobooks, and podcasts
  • Get online. Connect through Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+3G
  • Discover state-of-the-art e-reading. Buy and read books and magazines in full color
  • Consolidate your email accounts. Read email from your personal and work accounts
  • Shop iTunes and the App Store. Navigate Apple's media emporiums, and learn how to get free music, video, books, and apps

For a review copy or more information please email peyton@oreilly.com Please include your delivery address and contact information.

J.D. Biersdorfer is the author of iPod: The Missing Manual and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book, and is co-author of The Internet: The Missing Manual and the second edition of Google: The Missing Manual. She has been writing the weekly computer Q&A column for the Circuits section of The New York Times since 1998.

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For more information about the book, including full table of contents, sample content, author bio, cover graphic, and a video tutorial from J.D., see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/0636920010142

For tips and tricks from iPad: The Missing Manual on how to sync your contacts with an iPad, see: answers.oreilly.com.

iPad: The Missing Manual
J.D. Biersdorfer
ISBN: 978-1-4493-8784-6, 320 pages,
Book Price: $24.99 USD, Ebook Price: $15.99 USD
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