iPad Basics

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For Seniors: Print and Delete Photos on iPad 2

Share photos on your iPad 2 by printing them out. However, it's hard to locate photos for printing if you have too many, so delete any photos you no longer need on your iPad and keep them manageable. [more…]

For Seniors: Run a Photo Slideshow on iPad 2

A photo slideshow displays photos one at a time, automatically. You can play a slideshow of your iPad 2 images, and include music and transition effects in the slideshow as well. [more…]

For Seniors: Add Photo Effects to iPad Images

Photo Booth is a photo manipulation app on iPad 2 that works with the iPad 2 cameras. You use Photo Booth to capture photos using various fun effects. With some effects, you can create a kaleidoscope effect [more…]

For Seniors: Capture Movies with iPad 2

iPad 2 sports two video cameras you can use to capture your own movies. You can e-mail videos you capture, or simply display your movies on the iPad screen. If you purchase the iMovie app [more…]

For Seniors: Play YouTube Videos on iPad 2

iPad 2 comes with a YouTube app that you can use to easily browse, subscribe, and play YouTube videos. Though you can visit YouTube and play videos using iPad’s Safari browser, using the dedicated YouTube [more…]

For Seniors: Play Videos in Widescreen on iPad 2

Your iPad easily plays videos, podcasts, movies, and TV shows. Videos on the iPad 2 can play in three different sizes: widescreen view, full-screen view, and small view. [more…]

For Seniors: Restrict YouTube Videos on iPad 2

You can mark YouTube videos as "inappropriate" and restrict access to them on your iPad 2. For example, you might want to restrict certain YouTube videos in order to prevent them from playing should your [more…]

For Seniors: Rate, Share, and Mark YouTube Videos on iPad

Using the YouTube app on iPad 2, you can rate YouTube videos, indicating whether you liked or disliked them. iPad also lets you share and mark favorite YouTube videos. For example, you might want to flag [more…]

For Seniors: Get Directions Using iPad's Google Maps

Using Google Maps for iPad, you can get directions to a location quickly. Directions in Maps appear as a line, marking the quickest route from one place to another, using the chosen transportation method [more…]

For Seniors: Change Views in iPad's Google Maps

Google Maps is included with iPad 2. The Maps application offers four views: Classic, Satellite, Hybrid, and Terrain. Change from view to view in Maps as often as you like. By the way, iPad displays the [more…]

For Seniors: Pin Locations in iPad's Google Maps

Google Maps for iPad allows you to pin (mark) locations on its map, such as your current location or a particular address, landmark, or business. Pin locations you want to be able to find quickly. [more…]

For Seniors: Use Street Level in Google Maps on iPad

The Street Level view in Google Maps on iPad 2 provides realistic images with a 360-degree adjustable street view of locations you search for. With Maps, you can lookup a home, business, or landmark's [more…]

For Seniors: Add Bookmarks to iPad's Google Maps

In Google Maps on iPad 2, a bookmark provides a way to save a destination permanently. Bookmarks allow you to find your favorite locations quickly, again and again. [more…]

For Seniors: Share a Google Maps Location with iPad 2

Google Maps on iPad 2 lets you quickly locate homes, businesses, or landmarks. Share the information you find via e-mail so that your friends and colleagues won't have to look it up as well. [more…]

For Seniors: Use the Compass in iPad's Google Maps

Google Maps for iPad 2 includes a Compass you can use to orient yourself with the map. Using Compass is kind of like rotating a paper map in your hands, in order to properly orient it with your actual [more…]

For Seniors: Display Current Location with iPad's Google Maps

The Google Maps app is preinstalled on iPad 2. With Google Maps, you can display your current location and discover what businesses are nearby. Using your current location, the Maps app can provide directions [more…]

For Seniors: Find Any Location with iPad's Google Maps

Google Maps is included with iPad 2. With Maps, you can search for a business, specific street address, or a landmark such as the Empire State Building. [more…]

For Seniors: View Location Information in iPad's Google Maps

iPad 2 includes the Google Maps app. Use it to lookup directions, addresses, phone numbers, and web pages for homes, businesses, and landmarks. Maps also allows you to quickly add the addresses and phone [more…]

For Seniors: Delete Appointments in iPad’s Calendar

The Calendar app on iPad is an electronic datebook that helps you track activities and appointments. You can delete (remove) appointments from iPad's calendar when needed. For example, if an upcoming luncheon [more…]

For Seniors: Review Your iPad 2 Calendar

The Calendar app on iPad is an electronic datebook that helps you track activities and appointments. You can enter activities in Calendar and review events by the day, week, or month. [more…]

For Seniors: Add Appointments to iPad's Calendar

The Calendar app on iPad allows you to track all your appointments and special events. Add appointments to the calendar so you can more easily keep track of your busy schedule. [more…]

For Seniors: Set Alarms for Appointments in iPad’s Calendar

In iPad’s Calendar, you can set appointments for the events in your life, and even add alarms to remind you to attend them. If one alarm is not enough to get you to the church on time, you can even set [more…]

For Seniors: Search for Appointments in iPad’s Calendar

iPad’s Calendar helps you track your appointments and special events. If you have a busy calendar, you can search for particular appointments when needed, rather than simply flipping through the Calendar [more…]

For Seniors: Share iPad Calendars

You can sync calendar appointments from Yahoo! and Google with your iPad calendar. Using iTunes, you can also sync your computer's Outlook or iCal calendar with your iPad calendar. [more…]

For Seniors: Visit a Contact's Website on iPad 2

iPad helps you track important contact info such as addresses, phone numbers, websites, and so on. If a contact has a blog or other website for example, you can load it up in a jiffy on your iPad. [more…]


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