Chapter 2

iPad Basic Training

In This Chapter

arrow Getting going

arrow Setting up the iPad

arrow Locking your iPad

arrow Mastering multitouch

arrow Cutting, copying, and pasting

arrow Multitasking with your iPad

arrow Spotlighting search

By now you know that the iPad you hold in your hands is very different from other computers.

You also know that these slate-style machines are rewriting the rule book for mainstream computing. How so? For starters, iPads don’t come with a mouse or any other kind of pointing device. They lack traditional computing ports or connectors, such as USB. And they have no physical or built-in keyboard.

iPads even differ from other so-called tablet PCs, some of which feature a pen or stylus and let ...

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