Recommended reading: 'iPad 2: The Missing Manual'
O'Reilly Media has published "iPad 2: The Missing Manual" (http://macte.ch/inWjg). "New York Times" tech columnist and iPad expert J.D. Biersdorfer shows you how to get the most out of the second gen iPad tablet.
An easy read, the book is concise, easy to follow and packed with examples of things such as how to use the iPad 2 to surf the Web, send and receive email, watch movies and TV shows, read ebooks, listen to music, play games, and do a little iWork. Topics covered include: tips and tricks; building and playing your media library; getting on-line; e-reading; consolidating your mail accounts; shopping in the iTunes and App stores; and more.
Biersdorfer is a veteran Missing Manual author. J.D. He wrote "Best iPad Apps and iPad: The Missing Manual (First Edition)," and co-wrote "iPod: The Missing Manual and iPhoto: The Missing Manual," and is the author of "Netbooks: The Missing Manual," "Google: The Missing Manual," and "The iPod Shuffle Fan Book." She has authored a weekly technology column for the "The New York Times" since 1998.
The 336-page book costs US$19.99 for the ebook edition and $24.99 for the print edition. It's recommended for beginning to intermediate iPad users.