Using the iPad to communicate With Your Family (For Seniors)

In this modern age, phones are not the only way to communicate with people from a distance. Your iPad will allow you to connect with your friends and family in a variety of different ways. In this post we’re going to look at the video messaging and email features of the iPad. How to use video messaging (FaceTime) FaceTime is the app on your iPad which will allow you to make a video call. Video calls are more involved that traditional phone calls because you’ll be able to see the person you’re … [Read more...]

Taking photos and adding effects in iPad ( For Seniors )

Do you remember when photos were taken with an old-fashioned camera? It was a device that was only used to take photos? These days you can take photos on a number of different devices and the iPad is no exception. Your iPad has two different different camera lenses installed; one for taking photos of others and one for taking photos or yourself. (Selfies!) There are two big advantages to taking photos with your iPad and they are both to do with ease of use. You’ve got a really big screen to look … [Read more...]

How to watch films and TV on the iPad (For Seniors)

With a much greater variety of films and TV programmes than you'll ever find included in your standard television package, your iPad is perfect for portable viewing. You can use the iTunes store to purchase films or a whole TV series, as well as make the most of outside apps such as Netflix to provide a wider choice of viewing options at a minimal monthly cost. Once you've made your purchases, you'll be able to watch your choice of film on long journeys, on holiday and anywhere in the house, … [Read more...]

Learn How To Use Internet On iPad (For Seniors)

You can find out just about everything you need to know on the internet, from what time the film starts tonight, to how you can make a journey from A-Z at the cheapest possible price. It can help you do your shopping, speak to people you know and even have a rough go at diagnosing your health problems. Also it's very simple to use as all that’s required of you, is to type whatever it is you're looking for into Safari's search bar. Safari is what you need to access the internet from your iPad, … [Read more...]

How to listen to music on iPad ( For Seniors )

Gone is the era when your record collection was confined to a room in your house. These days, most people carry all of their music with them, all of the time. Your iPad is one such device that will enable you to store your music and listen to it wherever you choose. Keep hundreds of different albums, songs and audio books on it and select whatever you'd like to listen to at the tap of a button. Should you wish your iPad to play your songs in a different order each time, it can do that, as can … [Read more...]

Getting to know the iPad ( For Seniors )

If you’re reading this then it’s very likely that you’ve just bought your first iPad. This handy little device does an extraordinary number of different things that are designed to make your day to day life easier and more entertaining! Not only will your iPad help you get organised, it will put you in touch with your friends and family (wherever they are in the world), it will take photos, book your holidays for you and provide you with the books, films and music of your choice, whenever you … [Read more...]