In this chapter, you learn how to synchronize your iPad with your personal computer for music, movies, TV shows, games, and more.

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Syncing Your iPad

Apple has long been criticized for making the iPhone and now the iPad dependent on synchronization to a computer for updates and managing media. However, this dependence is gradually fading.

You need to synchronize your iPad when you first get it for updates to the operating system. It’s also easier to search for and download content into iTunes on your personal computer. That’s because the computer is likely to have a faster connection, bigger screen, and bigger hard disk. Even some iPad apps and upgrades won’t download directly to the iPad; they need to go to iTunes on your computer first and ...

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