Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Chatting with Messages, part of iPad Tips and Tricks.
- Now let's take a look at a slightly…more immediate form of text-based communication…on your iPad.…From your iPad you can send and receive text messages…with your friends and family,…but there are a couple of catches.…Traditionally, text messages are transmitted…over cellular networks and require you to have…an active subscription with a mobile provider,…But even if you have an iPad with cellular capabiliies…that doesn't mean you can send text messages…to anyone's phone,…at least not without a work-around…that I'll be showing you momentarily.…The first important thing to understand is…that there are two types messages…that are referred to as text messages.…
First you have SMS or Short Message Service messages…which is the system that all cell phones use…to send text messages to other cell phones.…You may have also heard of MMS…which stands for Multi-Media Message Service…for sending photos and videos over text,…but it's still considered the same technology as SMS.…Apple also has its own messaging service…called iMessage which allows you…
- Using iPad-specific gestures
- Typing tips
- Syncing media and other files
- Wireless syncing
- Receiving and organizing email
- Chatting with Messages
- Installing apps
- Browsing the web
- Connecting to an external display
- Using productivity software
- Playing audio and video files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with the iPad
A tour around the iPad2m 35s
2. Typing on the iPad
3. Syncing Files
4. Setting Up and Using Email and Instant Messaging
5. Working with Apps
6. Web Browsing
7. The iPad for Work
8. Managing and Playing Audio, Video, and Other Media
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