In this chapter you learn how to get connected to the Internet, whether via a Wi-Fi network, using a mobile hotspot, or with the built-in 3G connectivity that comes with some iPad models.

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Connecting to the Internet

The iPad can do much more when it’s connected to the Internet. Among the built-in apps you can use with the Internet are Mail, the Safari web browser, YouTube, the App Store (as well as many of the apps in it), and the iTunes Store.

All iPad models have the capability to connect to the Internet via a wireless hotspot. You may well have one in your home, and your place of work, cafes, libraries, airports, and other public areas are among the places likely to have a wireless hotspot available. Some hotspots are free to use; for others, ...

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