Welcome to the world of the Apple iPad! The slim, elegant device in your hands has revolutionized personal computing and introduced entirely new ways of seeking, consuming and sharing content. iPad is also incredibly intuitive – with a handful of buttons and a few gestures, you'll gain access to a world of information, music, video, games, connectivity, productivity and more. In other words, you're in for a tasty technological treat.
If you're new to the Apple family of mobile devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad), or if you're new to mobile computing altogether, this guide will help you get the most out of your new iPad and iOS 8. Even if you've used older versions of iPad or iOS, you'll find plenty of new ways to learn, work, play and share with your new iPad running iOS 8. We'll show you how to set up and customize your iPad, use all of the preinstalled apps like an expert, keep your iPad healthy and happy, and discover some of the best free and nearly free third party apps available in the Apple App Store. Along the way, we'll give you plenty of easy-to-follow instructions, screenshots, tips and tricks that will have you tapping, swiping, syncing and sharing like a pro in no time!