iPad For Seniors

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For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Which Operating System?

When deciding which tablet to buy, you must consider the operating system it uses. Most tablets use a mobileoperating system (OS) similar (or identical) to operating systems used on smartphones. The OS [more…]

For Seniors: Use a Tablet Touchscreen and Keyboard

You interact with a tablet through its touchscreen and onscreen keyboard. Using a tablet’s touchscreen or onscreen keyboard, you provide input with your finger or a stylus rather than a mouse. [more…]

For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Wireless or 3G Internet?

Tablets offer two ways to go online: wirelessly or through a 3G (cellular) connection. Your Internet connection choice affects not only your overall cost but also the convenience and reliability of the [more…]

Using the General Settings on Your iPad

Use iPad's General settings to set up basic functionality for your everyday use. You access the General settings in the following table by tapping the Settings app icon on the Home screen and then tapping [more…]

iPad Settings for Mail, Contacts, and Calendar

For the social and organizational parts of your brain, iPad makes available Mail, Contacts, and Calendar apps; the settings for these apps are covered in the following table. You access the settings listed [more…]

iPad For Seniors For Dummies Cheat Sheet

The iPad is perfect for many seniors because it's lightweight and very portable. The simple, intuitive interface makes easy work of checking e-mail and scheduling appointments. With the handy tables in [more…]


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