In the preceding chapter, we take issue with the conventional notion that the iPad is just a media-consumption device. We think we prove our point.
Nonetheless, the iPad really is a delightful media-consumption device if you want to use it as one. The trick is getting the media you want on it, when you want it, and in the form that you want it.
This chapter shows you those tricks. We show you how to sync music and video between your computer and the iPad. We show you alternative ways to get video on your iPad. We show you where to obtain e-books and which apps you can use to read them. We even show you how to make and modify e-books for your iPad.
Our philosophy is this: If you’re a consumer, you ...