Your New iPad

Jun 1, 2010 8:01:01 AM

The iPad is sleek and powerful, but most remarkably, it’s much more than just a big iPhone. The iPad has so many different functions: It can be used for reading, surfing the web, listening to music, sending email, watching TV and movies, getting work done, staying organized, and much more. And with the surge in iPad apps available on Apple’s iTunes App store, even more possibilities abound.

What’s the best way to learn all the nuts and bolts and ins and outs of this dynamic and multifunctional device? Martin Trautschold and Gary Mazo, authors of the comprehensive new book "iPad Made Simple," share this very useful layout of the iPad buttons, ports, switches, and keys for every iPad owner to get started on the iPad:

About "iPad Made Simple"
"iPad Made Simple" explains all of the key features of the iPad, introduces what’s new, and reveals dozens of time-saving shortcuts and techniques. The book has over 1,000 screen shots that are carefully annotated with step-by-step instructions. This book will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your new iPad. "iPad Made Simple" provides clear instructions on how to set up and use the iPad, illustrated explanations of all the key features, and hundreds of tips and tricks.

"iPad Made Simple" teaches readers how to master the new multi-touch display, buy books with iBooks, surf the web, organize and share photos and albums, and how to discover and download great Apps from the App Store. The book also tells users how to squeeze every ounce of power from Email, Calendar, Contacts, and iTunes as well as how to synchronize the iPad with an iPod touch, Windows, or Mac environment.

About the Authors
Martin Trautschold is the Founder and CEO of Made Simple Learning, a leading provider of BlackBerry, iPhone, and other Smartphone Training videos and books. He has been a successful entrepreneur in the Smartphone training and software business for the past nine years. With Made Simple Learning, he has been helping to train thousands of BlackBerry users with short, to-the-point video tutorials, and he has co-authored ten BlackBerry-related guide books. Martin has 15 years experience managing complex technology and business projects for consulting, technology, and energy firms in the US and Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree from Princeton University and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

Gary Mazo is a writer, a college professor, an ordained rabbi, and a gadget nut. Gary has 
co-authored 13 books in the "Made Simple" Series. He also serves as Vice President of the company Made Simple Learning. Gary teaches at the University of Phoenix, instructing Writing, Philosophy, Technical Writing, and more. Along with Martin Trautschold and Kevin Michaluk from, Gary co-wrote "CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse"—a book about BlackBerry addiction and how to get a grip on BlackBerry use. Gary is a regular contributor to

"iPad Made Simple"
By Martin Trautschold and Gary Mazo
ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3129-5
ISBN10: 1-4302-3129-7
600 pp.
Published May 31, 2010
Print Book Price: $29.99
eBook Price: $20.99


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Lisa Lau