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My New iPad, 3rd Edition by Wallace Wang

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Chapter 3. Using Your iPad's Physical and Virtual Controls

The iPad has a minimalist design, so you won't see ugly ports or extra buttons protruding from every side like a typical laptop or netbook. Instead, the iPad offers only four physical buttons: Sleep/Wake, Silent/Screen Rotation Lock, Volume Up/Down, and the Home button. By learning how to use these buttons, you can control how your iPad behaves.

Besides these physical controls, the iPad also provides virtual controls for locking the screen orientation or adjusting the sound. By learning to use the iPad's physical and virtual controls, you can control the major features of your iPad.

What You'll Be Using

To learn how to control your iPad via its physical buttons, you need to use the following: ...

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