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iPad™ Portable Genius by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 11. Can I Use iPad to Track My Appointments?

Can I Use iPad to Track My Appointments?

Do you, like the White Rabbit in Lewis Carroll's book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, find yourself constantly saying, "My ears and whiskers, how late it's getting!"? I suspected as much. Well, you've come to the right place because your iPad can help. No, not because you can use it to read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (great book, but reading it will just make you later than you already are). Instead, you can take advantage of the beautiful and efficient Calendar app that turns your iPad into a kind of electronic administrative assistant that stores your appointments and even reminds you when they're coming up. My ears and whiskers, how punctual you'll be!

Syncing Your Calendar 232

Getting Started with the Calendar App 233

Tracking Your Appointments 235

Getting More Out of the Calendar App 243

Syncing Your Calendar

When you're tripping around town with your trusty iPad at your side, you certainly don't want to be late if you have a date. The best way to ensure that you don't miss an appointment, meeting, or rendezvous is to always have the event details at hand, which means adding those details to your iPad's Calendar app. You could add the appointment to Calendar right on the iPad (a technique I take you through later in this chapter), but it's easier to create it on your computer and then sync it to your iPad. This gives you ...

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