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Apress today announced "iPad Made Simple," a new book that spearheads their new series called "Made Simple." Apress has acquired the "Made Simple" Series line of books from Made Simple Learning, a leading provider of BlackBerry, iPhone, and other Smartphone training videos and books. The "Made Simple" Series is a collection of fun and easy-to-follow guides on particular mobile devices. The devices covered in Apress’s "Made Simple" Series include the Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve, Blackberry Storm 2, iPad, iPhone XG, and iPod Touch.

“We are thrilled to launch the "Made Simple" Series, which will be an invaluable resource for people looking to get the most out of their handheld devices,” says Paul Manning, President of Apress. “These quality end-user mobile device books from Made Simple Learning are a great addition to the Apress portfolio of titles.”

All the books in the "Made Simple" Series share the same style and format with illustrated explanations of key features, tips and tricks, and screen shots carefully annotated with step-by-step instructions. The books are written by two leading experts from Made Simple Learning, Martin Trautschold and Gary Mazo.

“We are very excited to be working with Apress, the top publisher in the mobile development space,” says Martin Trautschold, Founder and CEO of Made Simple Learning. “With the solid editorial and marketing expertise from Apress, we now have the market access to bring more quality books to consumers.”

The first book in the series, "iPad Made Simple," which is available today, explains all of the key features on the iPad. The book covers how to get started on the iPad with email, photos, iTunes, iBooks, Bluetooth, apps, games and more.

About the "Made Simple" Series
The "Made Simple" Series of books has been created for the serious business of having fun. The "Made Simple" Series teaches novice, intermediate, and advanced level users of Blackberry Bold, Blackberry Curve, Blackberry Storm 2, iPad, iPhone XG, or iPod Touch how to get the most out of their device. All books are packed with illustrations, cool tips, time-saving short cuts, useful tricks, and hidden gems to organize, explore, and revolutionize the reader’s digital world.

About Made Simple Learning
Made Simple Learning delivers low-risk, on-demand Smartphone training in the form of videos and books for RIM BlackBerry, Apple iPhone/iPod, and Palm webOS™ devices. Composed of a team with over 10,000 hours of experience working with BlackBerry devices, Made Simple Learning serves to accelerate the Smartphone enterprise roll-out process and enhance the productivity of users across an organization, dramatically reducing training costs and empowering enterprise customers to get the information they need. For more information about Made Simple Learning, please visit www.madesimplelearning.com.