Chapter 8

iPad Videography

In This Chapter

arrow Finding and playing videos

arrow Restricting movies

arrow Capturing, editing, and deleting video on your iPad

arrow Facing up to FaceTime

Picture this scene: The smell of popcorn permeates the room as you and your family congregate to watch the latest Hollywood blockbuster. A motion picture soundtrack swells up. The images on the screen are stunning. And all eyes are fixed on the iPad.

Okay, here comes the reality check. The iPad is not going to replace a wall-sized high-definition television as the centerpiece of your home theater (though as you discover, you can watch material that originates on the iPad on the bigger screen). Then again, it’s worth pointing out that the gorgeous Retina display on third-generation and later iPads has a higher-resolution screen than even the high-definition television in your living room — and is just about the finest-looking display we’ve ever seen on a handheld device. But you shouldn’t have an inferiority complex if you ...

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