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New Take Control Book Covers Media Handling on the iPad and iPad 2

April 12, 2011

Jeff Carlson's new ebook, Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition, takes readers beyond the basics with a full discussion of using media on the iPad or iPad 2.

Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition

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Sebastopol, CA—Owners of either the original iPad or the slim, new iPad 2 will find much to enhance their enjoyment of Apple's magical tablet in TidBITS Publishing Inc.'s latest ebook, Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition (TidBITS Publishing Inc., $15.00 USD), written by digital-media expert Jeff Carlson.

Carlson carefully covers the basics, so even new iPad users can get up to speed quickly. For those who want to go further, Carlson expands their media universe, helping them explore a variety of options, whether they want to read ebooks, enjoy music or audiobooks, watch video, or view photos. The ebook also helps readers integrate their iPad with an Apple TV, and it has tips that will help iPad 2 owners take better photos with that device's cameras.

Carlson answers many common questions, including:

  • How do I move my media to my iPad?
  • How do I highlight reading material in iBooks?
  • What app should I use to check out ebooks from my public library?
  • How do I read magazines on the iPad?
  • How do I play my music from my iPad to my home stereo system?
  • How can I make music playlists right on the iPad?
  • What are six ways of adding a video file to the iPad's memory?
  • How do I set up a slideshow of my photos on the iPad?
  • What tricks can I use to take better photos with my iPad 2 camera?
  • How do RAW images work with the iPad?
  • How can I integrate my iPad and my Apple TV?
  • How can I use my iPad as a remote control for consumer electronics?

For a review copy or more information please email takecontrolpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Jeff Carlson is the Managing Editor of TidBITS, a columnist for the Seattle Times, a frequent contributor to Macworld, and the author of best-selling books on the Mac, video editing, digital photography, and, in earlier incarnations, Web design and Palm organizers. He consumes almost too much coffee. Almost.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781615421312

Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition Take Control of Media on Your iPad, Second Edition
Publisher: TidBITS
By Jeff Carlson
Ebook ISBN: 9781615421312  
Pages: 158
Ebook Price: $15.00  

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