Chapter 1

Buying Your iPad

In This Chapter

arrow Finding out what’s new with iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and iOS 8.0

arrow Picking the right iPad for you

arrow Choosing where to purchase your iPad

arrow Contemplating accessories for your iPad

You’ve read about it and seen people using it everywhere you go. You know you can’t live without your own iPad to have fun, explore the online world, read e-books, organize your photos, play games, and more.

Trust me; you’ve made a good decision because the iPad does redefine the computing experience in an exciting new way.

This chapter is for those of you who don’t already have an iPad. Here is where you discover the different iPad models and their advantages, as well as where to buy this little gem and the accessories you can purchase to trick out your iPad.

Discovering Whats New in iOS 8.0

iPad gets its features from a combination of hardware and its software operating system, with the most current operating system being iOS 8.0, though small updates appear all the time, so by the time you’re reading this, you might have 8.1, 2, or 3. If you’ve seen an older iPad ...

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