Press Release: April 18, 2012
iPad: The Missing Manual, 4th Edition--New from O'Reilly: Answers Found Here!
Sebastopol, CA—Apple's third-generation iPad has a new, razor-sharp Retina display and a robust processor that will dazzle you with their looks and speed, but you won't get far without an owner's manual to all the tablet's features. Fortunately, J.D. Biersdorfer's latest guide--"iPad: The Missing Manual, 4th Edition" (O'Reilly, $24.99)—is here to help.
"One of the coolest things about writing "iPad: The Missing Manual" is tearing open the box and diving in to see for myself what new features there are to explore," noted Biersdorfer. "The latest iPad has a much better camera for taking your own photos and videos, a dictation function that converts your works into text and a razor sharp screen. And—if you happen to get a WiFi + 4G model and live in an area covered by a 4G LTE network—it also gives you a blazing fast connection to the Internet without having to scrounge up a wireless hotspot."The important stuff you need to know:
- Build your media library. Fill your iPad with music, photos, movies, TV shows, games, eBooks, and more.
- Sync wirelessly. Keep your iPad's apps, media, and email messages current without cabling up.
- Capture stunning images. Take photos and HD video with the tablet's new 5-megapixel iSight camera.
- Get online. Connect via WiFi or the blazing-fast 4G LTE cellular network--and create a free WiFi hotspot with Verizon's iPad.
- Take dictation. "Speak" email messages and notes, and have the iPad type them up.
"No matter which iPad model you have--the new iPad, the iPad 2 or the original iPad—there's tons of stuff in "iPad: The Missing Manual" that works for your tablet, whether it be syncing photos or keeping your calendar up to date," added Biersdorfer.
About Jude Biersdorfer J.D. Biersdorfer is a best-selling, veteran Missing Manual author. J.D. wrote "iPad: The Missing Manual," co-wrote "iPod: The Missing Manual," and "iPhoto: The Missing Manual," and is the author of "Best iPhone Apps (Second Edition)," "Netbooks: The Missing Manual," "Google: The Missing Manual," and "The iPod Shuffle Fan Book." She has authored a weekly technology column for The New York Times since 1998.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index,author bio, and samples, see: iPad: The Missing Manual, 4th Edition J.D. Biersdorfer ISBN: 978-1-4493-1618-1, $24.99 firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-998-9938 1-707-827-7000 1005 Gravenstein Highway North Sebastopol, CA 95472
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