iPad Portable Genius: Covers iOS 8 and all models of iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini


Learn the Genius tips and tricks that will make your iPad even better – now updated for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3!

iPad Portable Genius is a practical, easy to read guide to getting the most out of your iPad. Written in a clear, no-nonsense style, this full-color resource describes the tips and tricks you may not discover on your own. You’ll find helpful information about the most commonly used features, along with techniques that can help you do better things faster. Genius icons throughout the text highlight smarter ways to get things done, and plenty of screenshots provide visual examples of the techniques described. With coverage of the latest iOS and the newer-generation iPad Air and iPad mini, this book is a handy reference for any iPad user.

Apple’s iPad is unrivaled as the industry leader. Each generation of the iPad includes even more features than before, and the app store offers a world of ways to further customize your iPad to suit your needs. iPad Portable Genius gives you the fundamental skills that not only enhance your current iPad use, but also carry over into upgrades, new apps and the underlying techniques that can help you make the most of the iOS. Learn to:

  • Find your way around iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, and older models of the iPad and iPad mini
  • Connect to a network and sync your apps, photos, music, and more
  • Organize your contacts and track your appointments
  • Get more out of e-mail, audio, video, and Web surfing
  • Configure your iPad, download apps, and troubleshoot when things go wrong

You’ve got the most coveted tablet on the market—don’t you want to see what it can do? If you’re only using your iPad for e-mail and the Internet, you haven’t even scratched the surface. iPad Portable Genius is your handy guide to full iPad functionality.

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  1. Well Organized, Easy To Follow Instructions, Helpful Tips and Information This book is full of how to directions and tips that are helpful for any level of iPad user. The information is well organized and laid out, with clear illustrations and screenshots that make the directions easy to follow. I particularly like the “genius” icon (a picture of a brain) that makes it easy to pull out helpful timesaving tips as you’re reading the book.I made several changes to the settings on my iPad as I was reading this book and dog-eared many others for future…

  2. This old dog learned some new tricks I have been using iPads for a long time now, starting from the first generation to my minis to my air. I know them pretty well. I never would have spent money on a book to teach me about them….I never thought I needed to. Ha! The jokes on me. This old dog learned some new tricks! iPad Portable Genius is so well written, especially for those who like to see things done. The instructions are great, but the photographs really make it easy to use. This really is a must for anyone, them, yes,…

  3. Clear instructions written with humor-my idea of a perfectly readable & helpful manual “iPad Portable Genius” is well written with clear instructions. I own both the original iPad, now incompatible with many aps, and recently bought and iPad mini. I also own an iMac and an iPhone and am using the latest technology available. As other Apple afficiandos know, the Genius Bar is Apple support. Apple products do not come with instruction manuals although online help and tutorials are available. I like to read the sections of an instruction manual when I encounter a problem or…