Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Suggested third-party office and productivity apps, part of iPad Tips and Tricks.
- So it's clear that the iPad…is more than capable of handling…many of your day to day office and productivity tasks…with free apps like Apple's Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.…In this movie I'd like to share a couple…of other third party apps…that I think you'll also find useful.…So, while these are in no particular oder,…you should probably start with…a mention of Microsoft Office.…If you and the people you work and collaborate with…are firmly entrenched in the Office ecosystem,…and many many people are,…you'll want to make sure and install…Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.…However, using these apps does require that you subscribe…to Microsoft's Office 365 service.…
Otherwise you'll only be able to…open Office documents in these apps…and not edit them or create new documents.…It's also worth mentioning that Microsoft has…iPad version's of some of it's other apps…like OneNote for note taking,…and Outlook for email.…Now an increasingly popular alternative…for word processing and spreadsheets…are Google Docs and Google Sheets respectively.…
- 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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