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Publication Date: December 1, 2014
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Best Sellers Rank: #203,121 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #26 in Books > Computers & Technology > Mobile Phones, Tablets & E-Readers > iPad #148 in Books > Computers & Technology > Mobile Phones, Tablets & E-Readers > Handheld & Mobile Devices #213 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Computers & Technology > Hardware
My children gave me the iPad Air 2 as an early Christmas present so that I could check my email without having to turn on and use my computer every time. What they didn't anticipate is that I have never used a touchscreen device before. It was quite intimidating at first! Luckily, they also gave me this guide to go along with it.Let me first say that the organization in this book is excellent. Since the paperback includes both a table of contents and an index, I was never at a loss when trying to find information. This is really important to me, as I become easily frustrated when digging through a book to find that one tid bit of information that I missed. Along the same lines, the instructions were straightforward and to the point, so I never had to work my way through paragraphs of witty humor or a history of the iPad (or which iPad to buy, which I don't need because I have an iPad)For me, the email chapter was immensely helpful, as it taught me everything from putting in my email address to attaching pictures or forwarding an email. I especially liked the use of screenshots, as I was able to identify whether I did something correctly. From this chapter, the book even referred me out to other chapters for other reference material.Perhaps the most pleasant surprise, however, was how much more I do now with my iPad than I ever thought that I would. I wouldn't say that I play many games (with the exception of Candy Crush because it's so easy), but I do surf the web, and I have even learned to use FaceTime to actually see my kids when I talk to them. I couldn't have done it without this Help Me guide. It was an excellent choice as a companion to this iPad.
I chose this book because it was the most recent of the Air 2 books but it's been a huge disappointment. The main problem is the index, which is pretty much guaranteed to not have whatever you look for. For example, I wanted to know how to set a bookmark. Ok. I'll try "bookmark" first: nothing in index. How about "Safari"? Nothing in index. How about "Favorites"? Nothing in index. How about "setting a bookmark"? Nothing. You get the idea. It's a waste of your time to look for anything in the index. Looking through the book page by page I finally came to a section on p82: "Adding and Viewing Bookmarks." Ok, this told me how to add a bookmark. Now, how do I remove a bookmark? As far as I can tell, there's nothing in the entire book that tells you how to remove a bookmark, though it turns out to be very simple: click the "Edit" link at the bottom right of the Bookmark pane and that puts icons by every bookmark that let you delete it.I suspect from the amateurish cover art and the fact that no publisher name appears on any pages, that this is a self-published book, and the poor quality makes me afraid to buy any more self-published books from . I think a real publisher would have caught these things and finally published something more professional, and useful.
I wanted a manual to have open alongside my new ipad air2 while I learned to use it. I have had an ipad for years but never learned how to use it very well. This book is essentially worthless. Lots of screenshots and very little instruction. Index is worthless (the main reason I bought a book instead of an ebook). And the real killer is that it's not very thorough and still leaves a lot of the ipad's abilities uncovered. Bottom line: no reason to buy this and not worth sending back.
The book is really easy to use and easy to follow. I highly recommend it especially to those who need structured detailed directions.
I bought this book HELP ME! MY GUIDE TO THE IPAD AIR 2 BY CHARLES HUGHES because I just DID buy a new ipad air 2 and wanted some guidance on the newer version of ipad. I was rather disappointed in it. This book was more welcome to the Ipad book not anything new that I did not know having the first generation of Ipad. In other words this book is ok if you have never owned an Ipad but if you have its pretty much the same information .
We both are older---we both got a new ipad air....we are of the age we wanted and needed a book-in-hand to highlight and refer to often...since I got the ipad air 2, I got this one....sweetie got the other guide book, cause he got an ipad air....some of the same info is shared---we tell each other the tidbits we read about, from each book.So far--we have no need to both grab for the same book to help us understand our new ipads!
TERRIBLE - no guidance on iMessage or other features. The instructions do not correspond at all with the screens. I am so angry I am sending this back even though I'd rather throw it out rather than spend the money on postage.
This is Great, gives a good description of all the New functions on the iPad Air 2 (I love that thing)
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