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iPad 2: The Missing Manual

iPad 2: The Missing Manual, Second Edition

By J.D. Biersdorfer

Missing CD-ROM

Chapter 1. Get to Know Your iPad

Download iTunes for your computer:

An overview of Apple's VoiceOver software:

ZAGG military-grade screen protectors:

Oleophobic Screen Test:

Chapter 2. Interact with Your iPad

Find iPad external keyboards and docks in Apple's online store:

Apple's list of AirPrint-compatible printers:

Netputing's AirPrint Activator for Mac OS X:

Chapter 3. Get Online

Check your coverage on AT&T's wireless network coverage viewer:

Check your coverage on the Verizon Wireless network coverage map:

Use public Wi-Fi with T-Mobile hotspots:

Use Wi-Fi on an airplane:

Use Boingo wireless hotspots:

Use AT&T's wireless hotspots:

Use Verizon's wireless hotspots:

More on Verizon Wireless mobile broadband hotspot hardware:

More on AT&T's mobile broadband hotspot hardware:

More on Sprint's 4G mobile broadband:

More on Clear's mobile broadband hotspot hardware:

Set up a postpaid iPad data plan on your existing AT&T bill:

AT&T data calculator page:

Verizon Wireless data calculator page:

Skype's international plans:

Chapter 4. Surf the Web

Download Safari:

Stream audio podcasts from the BBC:

National Public Radio's mobile site for audio streaming:

Podcasts from The New York Times:

Stream QuickTime movie trailers on the iPad:

Sign up for Google Docs:

Zoho online office applications:

Zoho Mobile site:

Basecamp project management site:

Dropbox online file sharing and storage:

Facebook social networking:

MySpace social networking:

Twitter app for iPad:

AIM instant messenger app for iPad:

Photobucket for iPad app:

G-Whizz! Social:

Flickr photo-sharing site:

Chapter 5. Keep in Touch with Email

No links.

Chapter 6. Use the iPad's Built-In Apps

How to sync a Google calendar:

Subscribe to themed calendars for the iPad:

Sign up for a YouTube account:

Chapter 7. Shop the App Store

Visit iTunes Store customer service for help with an app purchase:

Chapter 8. iBooks & ePeriodicals

Download Apple's free iBooks app from the iTunes Store:

Download free ePub books from Project Gutenberg:

Read Kindle content from Amazon with the iPad Kindle app:

Read Nook content from Barnes & Noble with the iPad Nook app:

Download newspaper and magazine apps for the iPad:

Chapter 9. Play Games

Notable games in the App Store:

Gaming networks:

Chapter 10. Get Productive with iWork

The iPad apps in the iWork productivity suite:

Apple's file-sharing site:

Alternatives to iWork:

Chapter 11. Organize and Sync Media Files with iTunes

Buy replacement USB cables and other iPad accessories in the online Apple Store:

Apple's QuickTime Pro software for video conversion:

Apple's AirPlay streaming software:

Stream iTunes content to an Apple TV:

Chapter 12: Mastering iTunes

Apple's Ping social network for music lovers: audiobooks:

GarageBand for iPad technical support page:

Chapter 13: Play Music and Other Audio

No links.

Chapter 14: Watch and Edit Videos

Streaming video apps for the iPad:

Explanation of high-definition video resolutions at

AV cables for iPad:

Video-editing apps for iPad:

Video conversion programs for iPad:

Chapter 15: View, Edit, and Manage Photos

Import photos from a digital camera with Apple's iPad Camera Connection Kit:

Photo-editing apps for iPad:

Chapter 16: Sync Up with MobileMe

Sign up for Apple's MobileMe service:

Apple's MobileMe apps:

Appendix A: iPad Settings

Online guide for using the VoiceOver Accessibility software on the iPad:

Appendix B: iPad Troubleshooting and Care

Apple's support pages for the iPad:

iTunes download page for updating or reinstalling the software:

Apple's instructions for completely removing iTunes from Mac OS X:

Apple's support pages for iTunes:

Sampler of companies that sell iPad cases and accessories:

The Find My iPhone app for iPad:

iPad repair resources:

Apple's AppleCare extended warranty plan for the iPad: