I am thinking about getting an iPad for my mother for Christmas. I am retired myself, and we both have POP e-mail accounts. She uses her Windows computer for e-mail, games, and buying e-books for her Kindle. She would rather do all of that from her bed, and wants a tablet. The only tablet I'm familiar with is my iPad, and the last time I went on vacation, I didn't turn on e-mail - I don't like not having my Mac's spam checker, or saving the mail messages I want in the appropriate folders, etc. I also like having my iPhoto events from the last year automatically synchronized. I am unfamiliar with competitor pads. (My big issue with my iPad is not being able to store all of my music - and I wish my iPad & iPhone would allow me to copy and paste calendar events) I expect to get rid of my mother's Windows machine early next year - so she will need an iCloud account to do backups. Meanwhile, I would need to show her how to save photos from her e-mails into her photo app (I assume that isn't too hard, but don't know), and get some easy games for her. And the Kindle app. And I expect I should get her a case with a build in keyboard. I'd like some advice on how to do this and to help her use an iPad.