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Specifics to fully take advantage of 4.2

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by jerliz, Nov 24, 2010.

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    How about some of you iPad geeks out there giving some of us newbies some hints to taking full advantage of the new 4.2 iOS. If you could post all of your suggestions right here, perhaps the moderator could make this post a sticky. I for one don't have a clue as how to start to take advantage of what features are there nor how to access them... Like setting up new folders

    Jer .. Of the jerliz duo
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    How about read the manual?
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    Manual? What manual? You guys got a manual? I knew I got scammed.

    I find it ironic that when I buy a laptop, PC or a new toaster it comes with 8 various manuals and guides, all of which I immediately discard and find useless. I buy an iPad and get no manual and immediately curse them for not including a book of biblical porportions.

    Ironic or just an attitude?
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    You can see a preview of the cool new things in our iOS 4.2.1 Video FAQ (see my sig)
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    Apparently just attitude. If you look at the default bookmarks in Safari you will see the user guide right there. And being the helpful sort, here it is right here.

    http://help.apple.com/ipad/4/interface/
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    Last edited: Nov 26, 2010
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    No thanks Simon. You can RTFM and then try to tell us what it says. Let me know when you give up.
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    Thanks wrecklass.
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    lol!
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    I find it hard to believe in the day and age of Google people request things! type in Os 4.2 features into Google and i'm pretty sure you will stumble across about a 1000 sites and 100 videos! Geeks Paradise.
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    4.2 changes to manual ??

    Will the "on-line" manual be updated to include the 4.2 changes/additions??

    Ken
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    I think is already has been updated.
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    The iPad is one of the most sophisticated computing platforms yet, despite it's seeming simplicity. Why would you not think to read the manual for it?

    The laziness of some people astonishes me.
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    I disagree, the location of the rotation lock is hardly intuitive in iOS 4.2. Just one example of many.
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    That would be why they have a manual for the device.
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    Cool! So, how do I find this Google thing? ;)
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    The online manual that is already booked marked in safari is updated with plenty of pictures:D
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    I never really read the entire manual. This forum, here, is my manual.:D
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    Lol, but instant gratification with the manual or internet. :D

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