Thursday, November 8, 2012

Feature eBooks: iPads

iBooks and ePeriodicals on the iPad: The mini missing manual. This book takes you down the virtual rows of Apple's iBookstore, to help you find, buy, and download books and subscribe to magazine and newspapers on your iPad. You'll learn now to navigate your books and periodicals and sync them back to iTunes to swap them on and off your iPad to free up storage space. In addition, you'll find out where to get free books in the iBookstore, and where you can shop for iPad-compatible books, both free and for-pay, outside of Apple's domain. Finally, you'll learn the fine art of eBook navigation, including how to change a book's font and font size, add bookmarks, highlight special passages, dynamically look up words in the dictionary, and search through your iBooks.
iPad secrets (covers iPad, iPad 2, and 3rd generation iPad). Most iPad users are familiar with the product’s basic functions, but the iPad offers an endless array options, and one doesn’t need to be a pro to understand. iPad Secrets provides the millions of iPad owners with a true behind the scenes look into a vault of features and little known short cuts of this sea changing tablet. Direct from a product reviewer at Engadget, the world's most read tech blog, iPad Secrets provides practical information to vastly improve one’s tablet experience, and to make the device more useful as a tool.
iPhone and iPad app 24-hour trainer. The number of applications in the Apple app store is growing at a staggering rate. Want to get in the game, but don't know iOS? This book will help! With even little or no prior programming experience, you can learn the code necessary to build an app by following the how-to instructions. Comprised of clear, no-nonsense lessons, the book walks you through each tutorial and then encourages you to work through simple exercises so that you can immediately apply what you just learned. These lessons are backed by video demonstrations on the accompanying DVD to further illustrate the instruction and drive home the main points. In addition, the book's appendices contain helpful information such as obtaining a device UDID, testing, and distributing an app and also lists common reasons why applications are rejected, so you can prepare to take precautionary measures to avoid these instances.

Make music with your iPad. Music recording and performance apps are some of the top grossing applications for iPad. Major label artists are making use of Apple's iOS products and apps to make music and have even recorded complete albums on the iPad. Written by an experienced Apple and digital music journalist, this unique resource opens your eyes (and ears) to the amazing possibilities that the iPad offers as a musical creation device for both novices and professionals. You'll sing a new tune when you learn the power and simplicity of using the iPad as a tool for creating professional-quality music.

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