Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn to use your iOS 6 mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. In addition to learning all about the apps that come preinstalled on your iPad or iPhone, you will learn about some of the best third-party apps currently available, plus discover useful strategies for how to best utilize them in your personal and professional life. Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 6 operating system with iCloud, and the latest versions of popular apps. If you’re an iPad 2, iPad 3rd or 4th generation, iPad mini, iPhone 4S, or iPhone 5 user, this book is an indispensible tool. Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish: Discover how to take full advantage of powerful iOS 6 features, like Notification Center. Learn secrets for using preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Maps, Notes, Safari, Mail, and Music. Find, download, and install the most powerful and versatile apps and content for your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone. Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, or other iOS mobile devices. Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using your voice in conjunction with Siri and the Dictation feature. Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iOS 6 device. Discover how to take visually impressive photos using the cameras built into your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone, and then share them using iCloud Shared Photo Streams, Facebook, Twitter, email, or other methods. Use your iOS mobile device as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player.
Perfect for new and experienced users, this no-fluff guide to the iPad, iPad mini, and iOS 6 is packed with tips and details on settings, apps, documents, and iCloud. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for dictating, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, going online, and using Siri. New apps and features covered include Siri, Maps, Privacy, Shared Photo Streams, Do Not Disturb, Facebook integration, Clock, Guided Access, Safari and Mail improvements, and remodeled stores. - Covers all iPads and iOS 6.1. - Master the Home screen and multitouch gestures. - Secure your data from thieves, snoops, and rogue apps. - Work with onscreen or wireless keyboards. - Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, apps, contacts, and more. - Ask Siri to find nearby businesses, set alarms, search the web, and more. - Dictate anywhere that you can type. - Connect to wireless networks with a couple of taps. - Set up cellular, Bluetooth, and VPN connections. - Mirror your iPad's screen to your TV wirelessly via AirPlay. - Back up your data to iCloud or iTunes. - Use iCloud to store and access the latest versions of your documents online. - Sync your documents, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your iDevices and Macs. - See all your notifications in one place. - Browse the web with Safari. - Send, receive, and manage your email with Mail. - Chat with family and friends with Messages or FaceTime. - Post to Twitter or Facebook right from the app you're using. - Manage your day-to-day life with Calendar, Contacts, Notes, Reminders, and Clock. - Find your way with Maps. - Download and install apps and updates from the App Store. - Read books, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers with iBooks and Newsstand. - Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network. - Play music, movies, TV shows, and other media downloaded from the iTunes Store. - Capture, edit, and share photos and videos with Camera, Photos, and Photo Booth. - Care for your iPad and troubleshoot problems. - Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers. - Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable. Contents 1. Getting Started with Your iPad 2. Touring Your iPad 3. Securing Your iPad 4. Typing, Editing & Searching 5. Dictation & Siri 6. Wireless & Network Connections 7. iCloud, iTunes & Files 8. Getting Notifications 9. Browsing the Web 10. Email, Messaging & Video Calls 11. Organizing Your Life 12. Shopping in the App Store 13. Reading Books, Newspapers & Magazines 14. Playing Games 15. Downloading and Playing Music & Videos 16. Shooting, Viewing & Managing Photos 17. iPad Care & Troubleshooting
Your iPad at Work iOS 6 on iPad 2 and iPad 3rd generation Supercharge your business effectiveness with any model of iPad—in the office, on the road, everywhere! Do you have an iPad? Put it to work! If you’re a manager, entrepreneur, or professional… a consultant, salesperson, or freelancer… this book will make you more efficient, more effective, and more successful! Your iPad at Work includes the latest information about all iPad models running iOS 6 (or later), whether the tablet is equipped with Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G/4G Internet connectivity. It’s packed witheasy , nontechnicalbusiness solutions you can use right now—each presented with quick, foolproof, full-color instructions. Securely connect your iPad to your network; sync your email, contacts, calendar, Office documents, and smartphone; make the most of iPad’s latest productivity apps; capture up-to-the-minute news and financial data; even discover powerful specialized apps foryourjob andyourindustry. You already know how much fun your iPad is, now discover how incredibly productive it can make you! • Secure your iPad with passwords and data encryption • Connect your iPad to a wireless printer • Discover today’s most powerful iPad business apps • Manage your contacts and relationships with a Contact Relationship Manager (CRM) app • Do your word processing, spreadsheet and database management while on the go • Access your email and surf the Web from almost anywhere • Make winning sales and business presentations from your iPad • Read PC and Mac files, from Microsoft Office to Adobe PDF • Use Siri as your virtual assistant to control your iPad using your voice • Use your iPad more efficiently on the road and while traveling • Manage your company’s social networking presence from your tablet • Participate in real-time video conferences and virtual meetings using FaceTime, Skype, or another app • Print wirelessly from your iPad to almost any printer • Create and distribute iPad content, or have a custom app developed for your business • Add hardware and accessories that make your iPad even more useful
Covers iOS 6 on iPad 2, iPad 3rd and 4th generation, and iPad mini My iPad offers a full-color, fully illustrated, step by step resource for anyone using an iPad 2, iPad 3rd or 4th generation, or iPad mini running iOS 6. Each task is presented in easy to follow steps - each with corresponding visuals that are numbered to match the step they are referred by. Notes and sidebars offer additional insight into using the iPad without the need to search through paragraphs of text to find the information you need. Tasks are clearly titled to help you quickly and easily find things you want to accomplish. Everything you need to know (or didn’t know was possible) is covered in this book. From setup and configuration to using apps like iBooks, Reminders, Calendar, Pages and Maps, each task is clearly illustrated and easy to follow. Learn how to use the iPad two cameras to take pictures and video and share them with friends or chat with them live. Learn how to: Connect your iPad to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks Use Siri to control your iPad or get information by speaking commands Use iCloud to keep everything current between all of your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, emails, and more. Surf the Web, and send and receive email Download and install apps to make your iPad even more useful Use the new iBooks app features Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad Stream audio and video to Apple TV and other devices Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging Stay organized with the Calendar app Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family, or to conduct video conferences Use Pages and Numbers to create documents and spreadsheets Use Keynote to build and display presentations
My iPad for Kids is here to help your kids (and you!) get the most out of your iPad2, iPad 3rd or 4th generation, or iPad mini running iOS 6. Using full-color, step-by-step tasks, My iPad for Kids walks step-by-step through learning how to use your iPad for home, school, and just for fun! Grade specific chapters for grades 4-7 offer information on apps that are great resources for everything from music to art to spelling and math homework. In addition, you learn how to setup and configure all the features of your iPad, including connecting to networks, setting up and using email accounts, using Siri, downloading and installing apps, safely surfing the internet downloading and syncing music and videos, taking and sharing photos, playing games, as well as setting up restrictions (parental controls) and troubleshooting problems with your iPad, should any occur. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through learning how to use your iPad for home, school, and just for fun! Learn how to: • Safely surf the Internet on the iPad to do research for school and find interesting facts. • Use email, texting, and chat apps to stay in touch with friends, family, and teachers. • Have fun (or do group projects for school) using FaceTime and Skype video chatting. • Write emails, search the Web, and launch apps with your voice using Siri. • Use the iPad in school and for homework. Four chapters of suggestions for grade-specific apps (4th through 7th grade) to help you excel in the classroom. • Use the built-in Music app so you can rock out to your favorite tunes. • Watch movies and TV shows from iTunes and videos on YouTube (only when homework is done, of course). • Use iPad’s built-in cameras to take photos and video of you and your friends. Use the Photo Booth app to make them even more interesting—or a little crazy! • Set new high scores playing the tens of thousands of great games available at the App Store. • Discover great apps for school or just for fun through recommendations in nearly every chapter. • Reassure your parents that you can use your iPad and the Internet safely and responsibly. • Become your own tech support team by learning to maintain and solve problems with your iPad, including tips on restarting, backing up, and cleaning the iPad. • Read about the latest iPad technologies, including iOS 6, Siri, and 4G LTE.
The team that brought you the bestselling Beginning iPhone Development is back again for Beginning iOS 6 Development, bringing this definitive guide up-to-date with Apple's latest and greatest iOS 6 SDK, as well as with the latest version of Xcode. There's coverage of brand new technologies, with chapters on storyboards and iCloud, for example, as well as significant updates to existing chapters to bring them in line with all the changes that came with the iOS 6 SDK. You'll have everything you need to create your very own apps for the latest iOS devices, including the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and the latest iPod touch. Every single sample app in the book has been rebuilt from scratch using latest Xcode and the latest 64-bit iOS 6-specific project templates and designed to take advantage of the latest Xcode features. Assuming only a minimal working knowledge of Objective-C, and written in a friendly, easy-to-follow style, Beginning iOS 6 Development offers a complete soup-to-nuts course in iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch programming. The book starts with the basics, walking through the process of downloading and installing Xcode and the iOS 6 SDK, and then guides you though the creation of your first simple application. From there, you’ll learn how to integrate all the interface elements Apple touch users have come to know and love, such as buttons, switches, pickers, toolbars, and sliders. You’ll master a variety of design patterns, from the simplest single view to complex hierarchical drill-downs. The confusing art of table building will be demystified, and you’ll learn how to save your data using the iPhone file system. You’ll also learn how to save and retrieve your data using a variety of persistence techniques, including Core Data and SQLite. And there’s much more! You’ll learn to draw using Quartz 2D and OpenGL ES, add multitouch gestural support (pinches and swipes) to your applications, and work with the camera, photo library, accelerometer, and built-in GPS. You’ll discover the fine points of application preferences and learn how to localize your apps for multiple languages. The iOS 6 update to the bestselling and most recommended book for Cocoa touch developers Packed full of tricks, techniques, and enthusiasm for the new SDK from a developer perspective Written in an accessible, easy-to-follow style
Create incredible apps for the iPhone and iPad using the latest features of iOS 6 You could be the one who creates the next super app - one that is universal, works for both the iPhone and iPad, and is a top seller. It's a great goal, and the road starts here, with this energizing guide. Whether you're a budding programming hobbyist or a serious developer looking to hit it big, the information in this book is what you need. Learn how to join Apple's developer program, understand key differences between iPad and iPhone apps, download the latest SDK, create great user experiences, and build your very own app from the ground up. You'll gain the valuable hands-on experience you need to take your development skills to the next level by walking through the development process step-by-step and creating two applications. Shows programming hobbyists and programming pros how to develop a universal app for the iPhone and iPad in iOS 6 Explains the process of creating interfaces for each target device and how to merge your designs to create a killer universal app Walks you through the development of two applications, side by side Covers nib files, views, view controllers, interface objects, gesture recognizers, and much more iOS 6 Application Development For Dummies is your guide to bringing all your app ambitions to life!
The Core iOS 6 Developer’s Cookbook brings together reliable, proven solutions for the heart of day-to-day iOS 6 development. World-renowned iOS programming expert Erica Sadun covers all the classes you’ll need to create successful iOS 6 mobile apps with standard APIs and interface elements and take full advantage of iOS 6 graphics, touches, and views. As in her previous bestselling iOS books, Sadun translates today’s development best practices into working code, distilling key concepts into concise recipes that are easy to understand and transfer into your own projects. This isn’t just cut-and-paste; using her examples, Sadun fully explains both the “how” and “why” of effective iOS 6 development. All code has been fully revised and extensively tested to reflect the latest iOS 6 features and the newest iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch capabilities. Throughout, every chapter groups related tasks together, so you can jump straight to your solution, without having to identify the right class or framework first. Coverage includes Supporting direct user input through multitouch and gestures, including custom gesture recognizers Building, customizing, and using iOS 6 controls Alerting users via popup dialogs, progress bars, local notifications, popovers, audio pings, and other techniques Assembling views and animation, organizing view hierarchies, and understanding how views work together Using iOS 6’s breakthrough autolayout constraints system to simplify support for multiple screen geometries controlling keyboards, making onscreen elements “text aware,” and efficiently scanning and formatting text Using view controllers to organize your users’ workspaces Managing photos, videos, email, text messages, and iOS 6-enhanced social media updates Implementing VoiceOver accessibility to reach even more users Organizing apps simply and intuitively with tables and adding flexibility with iOS 6’s brand new collection views Getting started with Core Data managed data stores Leveraging iOS 6’s powerful networking and web services support
iPad® and iPhone® Tips and Tricks iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4s Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn how to use iOS 8 and utilize your Apple mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced iPad, iPad mini, and/or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 8 operating system with iCloud, and the latest versions of popular apps. This book covers all the latest iPhone and iPad models, including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the latest iPad Air and iPad mini models. Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish: -- Discover how to use iOS 8’s new Handoff feature, which enables you to do things like answer incoming calls to your iPhone using your iPad or Mac. -- Discover how to take visually impressive photos, and then edit and share them using the redesigned Photos app. -- Learn secrets for using preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Maps, Notes, Safari, Mail, Health, iBooks, and Music. -- Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, and/or your other iOS mobile devices. -- Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using your voice with Siri. -- Stay in touch with your friends and family using social networking apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat. -- Discover the latest calling features built in to the iPhone, such as Wi-Fi Calling. -- Learn about cutting-edge new features, such as Apple Pay, Family Sharing, and iCloud Drive, plus get a preview of how Apple Watch will work with an iPhone or iPad. -- Use your iOS mobile device as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player. -- Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Backup.
iOS 6 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach is your code reference and guide to developing solutions on iPad, iPhone, and other iOS 6 SDK devices and platforms. This book provides in-depth code samples and discussions for scenarios that developers face every day. You'll find numerous examples of real-world cases that will enable you to build fully functional applications quickly and efficiently. The recipes included in this book are wide in scope, and have been geared toward the professional developer. You'll find clear and concise code samples accompanying each recipe, and will be presented with cutting-edge solutions that bring forth the best that the iOS 6 SDK has to offer. The recipes include: Working with Autolayout to build flexible user interfaces that adapts to different screen sizes Building applications that incorporate multimedia Building location-aware apps Understanding best practices for application design and development You'll find iOS 6 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach to be an indispensable reference for all of your iOS development.