To help users learn about the iPad and get the most from the device, Wiley is introducing a series of new instructional books. Following is a list of the titles and their descriptions.
° “Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2” (ISBN: 978-1-118-05415-4, coming in July): “Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2 is perfectly suited to an audience of users accustomed to an operating system driven by visual cues and tactile interface. The book covers all the features unique to the iPad as well as syncing the iPad with other devices and services to provide a connected and omnipresent user experience. This book includes all the latest information on how to access and download books, apps, music and video content, as well as send photos and emails, and effectively use the multi-touch display. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 2 is written by Lonzell Watson, an Apple Certified Final Cut Pro Professional and Certified Avid Express Pro user.”
° “iPad 2 Portable Genius” (ISBN: 978-1-118-00412-8, now available): “This easy to use, compact guide provides tips, secrets and tricks to help readers maximize the iPad. iPad 2 Portable Genius provides essential coverage of key skills, tools and shortcuts to give readers total confidence that they can accomplish any task necessary — perfect for consumers who view Apple Retail Stores as a resource for getting the most from their digital lifestyle. The book is written by Paul McFedries, an experienced programmer and author who has written more than three dozen books that have sold more than three million copies worldwide.”
° “iPad 2 Fully Loaded” (ISBN: 978-1-118-09319-1, due this month): “iPad 2 Fully Loaded is a one-of-a-kind reference that will show iPad 2 users how to download almost anything onto their new iPad 2 – from old LPs, radio/television shows and movies, to spreadsheets, presentations and PC rescue files. Going beyond just downloads, the book will enable users to modify the iPad 2 to their own specifications and teach them unknown tricks to truly get the most out of this new device. Appropriate for both Mac OS X and Windows users, iPad 2 Fully Loadedwill teach readers more iPad 2 tips and tricks than any other book on the market. The author, Alan Hess, is a professional photographer who specializes in concert and event photography, and has authored the Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Digital Field Guide and Sony Alpha DSLR-A200 Digital Field.”
° “iPad For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (ISBN: 978-1-118-02444-7, release date not announced): “iPad For Dummies, 2nd Edition covers all of the basics presented in straightforward but fun language: getting started with your iPad, mastering the multitouch interface, synchronizing your data, setting up iTunes and your iPad, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mail, browsing and downloading applications from the App Store, unveiling the iPod in your iPad, taking control of yourtunes, finding and watching videos, importing pictures and launching slideshows, shopping for E-Books, curling up with a good iBook, working with the calendar, taking notes, adding and viewing contacts, protecting your information, troubleshooting, and more. iPad For Dummies, 2nd Edition is authored by Edward C. Baig, the Personal Technology columnist for USA TODAY, and Bob LeVitus, often referred to as “Dr. Mac,” and considered one of the world’s leading authorities on all things Apple, whose most recent titles include iPad For Dummies, Incredible iPad Apps For Dummies, and Office 2011 for Mac For Dummies. Bob is currently a columnist for the Houston Chronicle, penning the popular Dr. Mac column every Tuesday. He is also a columnist for The Mac Observer.”
Additional new instructional books for the iPad include: “iPad All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (ISBN: 978-1-118-10535-1, August); “iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (ISBN: 978-1-118-03827-7, June); and “iPad For Dummies, Book and DVD Bundle, 2nd Edition” (ISBN: 978-1-118-02942-8, July). For more information about these and other titles, go to http://www.wiley.com .