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For Seniors: Share iPad 2 Contacts

After you've entered contact information in iPad, you can share it with others via an e-mail message. Share your contacts so your friends and colleagues don't have to enter contact information manually [more…]

For Seniors: Map a Contact's Location on iPad 2

Using Google Maps on iPad 2, you can locate an address entered in Contacts. Maps can also provide directions to a contact's address from wherever you're currently located, or from some other location altogether [more…]

For Seniors: Delete an iPad 2 Contact

When it’s time to remove (delete) a name or two from Contacts on iPad, it’s easy to do. iPad helps you manage contact info such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and so on. Still, not all contacts prove [more…]

For Seniors: Manage Contacts with iPad 2

iPad helps you manage contact info such as names, addresses, phone numbers, and so on. Sure, you can use an address book to keep contacts, but why should you, when the iPad makes it so much fun? [more…]

For Seniors: Sync Contacts on iPad 2 with iTunes

Sync contacts from your computer or your Google or Yahoo! account using iTunes, so you can avoid manually entering contacts on your iPad. Having contacts on your iPad 2 allows you to quickly lookup addresses [more…]

For Seniors: Assign a Photo to an iPad 2 Contact

One of the fun things about having your contacts on iPad is that you can associate photos to them. Photos help you recall exactly who a contact is, whether business, family, or friend, and besides, they [more…]

For Seniors: Browse Notes on iPad 2

The Notes app on iPad 2 allows you to take short notes such as to-do lists and books you want to read. Browse notes after you create them to find the one you want to read, add to, or e-mail to someone. [more…]

For Seniors: Search for an iPad 2 Note

The iPad 2 Notes app lets you record short notes. To locate a specific note, search its text for keywords. Your search examines a note's title and the text it contains, and produces a list of matching [more…]

For Seniors: E-Mail a Note from iPad 2

If you want to share what you wrote with a friend or colleague, you can easily e-mail the contents of an iPad 2 note. Share notes from a meeting, a list of favorite books or movies, favorite recipe, and [more…]

For Seniors: Delete Notes on iPad 2

Deleting notes on your iPad when you’re done with them frees up room for the information you want to keep. There’s no sense in letting your iPad 2 notes list get cluttered, making it harder to find the [more…]

For Seniors: Take Notes on iPad 2

Notes is an iPad 2 application that you can use to do everything from jotting down notes at meetings to keeping to-do lists. Notes isn’t a robust word processor like Apple Pages or Microsoft Word, but [more…]

For Seniors: Edit Notes on iPad 2

After creating a note on iPad 2, you can edit its text. For example, you can copy text and paste it elsewhere. You can also delete text.

Editing notes on iPad is similar to using a word processor or other [more…]

For Seniors: Update iPad 2 Software

Apple occasionally updates the iPad system software to fix problems or offer enhanced features. Check for updates to your iPad system software about once a month or so, and you'll keep your iPad running [more…]

Your Location with Maps on the iPad

With Maps on the iPad or iPhone, you can quickly and easily discover exactly where you are, find nearby restaurants and businesses, get turn-by-turn driving instructions from any address to any other address [more…]

How to Find Things with Maps on the iPad

You can use the Maps app on the iPad to find a person, place, or thing. The Maps app requires Internet access to function but don’t rely on your iPad’s web browser [more…]

Views in Maps on the iPad

Here’s a look at some ways that you can use what you find in the Maps app on the iPad. First, find out how to work with what you see on the screen. Four views are available at any time: Standard, Satellite [more…]

Connect Maps and Contacts on Your iPad

Maps and Contacts on the iPad go together like peanut butter and jelly. For example, here are two helpful tasks that illustrate Maps and Contacts at work. [more…]

Bookmarks in Maps on the iPad

Bookmarks in the Maps application work like bookmarks in Safari on your iPad. When you have a location you want to save as a bookmark so that you can reuse it later without typing a single character, follow [more…]

Get Route Maps and Driving Directions on Your iPad

You can easily use the Maps app on your iPad (you need to have Wi-Fi access) to get route maps and driving directions to any location from any location as follows: [more…]

Public Transportation and Walking Directions on iPad Maps

After you provide a starting and ending location to Maps on your iPad, but before you tap the Start button, the blue banner displays three icons on its left side: a car, a bus, and a person walking. [more…]

Get Traffic Info on Your iPad

You can find out the traffic conditions with the Maps app on your iPad. With the the map you’re viewing, tap the curling page in the lower-right corner of the screen and then tap the Traffic switch so [more…]

How to Restrict YouTube Access on Your iPad

If you’ve given an iPad to your kid or someone who works for you, you may not want that person spending time watching YouTube videos. You want him to do something more productive, such as homework or the [more…]

How to Start Using Apps on Your iPad

Apps enable you to use your iPad as a game console, a streaming Netflix player, a recipe finder, a sketchbook, and much, much more. You can run three categories of apps on your iPad: [more…]

How to Search for iPad Apps

One of the best things about the iPad is that you can download and install apps created by third parties, which is to say apps not created by Apple (the first party) or you [more…]

Get More Information about an iPad App

If you've found an app for your iPad in the iTunes App Store, you may want to know a bit more about the app before you buy or download it. Discover product descriptions, system requirements, and more, [more…]

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