iPad User Manual

A common complaint amongst iPad users is the perceived lack of a ‘user manual’. Apple does make an iPad User Guide, conveniently available online for each release of the iOS (operating system). The manual is available in PDF format or as an eBook for iBooks, available for free in the iBooks Store. [tboot_button_group_vertical size=”md” ]

iCloud

By Rebecca J. Hogue & Madeleine Montpetit iCloud is an umbrella term used for the various cloud-based services provided by Apple. iCloud services are integrated into all your Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, Mac). iCloud services are actively being developed and evolving, and as a result, new features are being delivered on a regular basis. iCloud

Shutting down your iPad

By Rebecca J. Hogue There are two ways to shut down the iPad: (1) normal shutdown, and (2) force shutdown. [tboot_accordion_bootstrap name=”UniqueName”] [tboot_accordion_bootstrap_section color=”primary” name=”UniqueName” heading=”Normal shutdown” number=”1″ ] Under normal operations, you do not need to shutdown your iPad. However, if your iPad is operating slowly or a specific app is crashing or failing

Battery Saving Tips

By Rebecca J. Hogue Contrary to popular belief, leaving apps running on your iPad has very limited impact on your iPad’s (or iPhone’s) battery life. There are a few things you can do to maximize your battery life: (1) turn down the screen brightness, (2) close apps the use location services, (3) use airplane mode

Closing Apps

By Rebecca J. Hogue All apps remain open on the iPad, even after you navigate to the Home page or open a new app. However, there are times when you may wish to actually close apps. In particular, some of the medical education apps are memory intensive (e.g. Anatomy Atlas). Leaving these memory intensive apps

Managing your Apple ID

By Rebecca J. Hogue Your Apple ID is your identity in the Apple ecosystem. It allows you to buy apps in the App Store and update your iPad’s operating system. In addition, your Apple ID is used for messaging, iBooks purchases, and iCloud backup and file transfer. When you initially configure your iPad, you enter

Using iBooks

iBooks is a free application for your iPad, iPhone, and Mac that allows you to read specially formatted eBooks. iBooks can also be used to read and annotate PDF documents. The iBooks application can be downloaded from the Apple App Store. iBooks represents an enhancement over physical objects as the eBooks can include quizzes, video, and

Upgrading to iOS 7

On September 18, 2013 Apple released a major upgrade to their mobile operating system (iOS). This is the operating system that is used by the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The new version, iOS 7 has additional features an a new look-and-feel. All procedures, images, and video clips in this eBook/website use an iPad Mini