In this chapter you learn how to bring music onto your iPad through iTunes, how to download it directly, and how to play it.


Managing Music on Your iPad

The iPad can do so much, but one of its best capabilities tends to get overlooked. Apple’s big move into true consumer electronics began with the iPod, more than 10 years ago. The iPhone and the iPad are direct descendants; the famous, multibillion App Store that serves the newer devices so well is just a tab within the iTunes Store, originally devoted entirely to audio.

The music app on the iPad is simply called Music. (It was called iPod, out of respect for the original device, until late 2011, when Apple renamed it.) The Music app makes your iPad into the best iPod ever—a gorgeous, large-screen, ...

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