22nd December 2011

Ruth Maran Releases iPad App For Mac Lion

Ruth Maran, one of the top female computer book authors in history, has penned her first iPad app, Learn Fast for Lion, a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to using Mac OS X Lion.  Designed for a wide audience, this app is perfect for those receiving their first Mac under the holiday tree, and also contains a wide resource of information for daily users, a trusty sidekick that’s ready for use anytime.
“I designed this guide from the ground up to work specifically on the iPad. It’s a great companion to have while you are learning OS X Lion on your Mac,” according to Maran. The app contains over 125 topics divided into 14 sections, and is packed with easy-to-use content.learn fast for lion

All topics are available through a main page with a 1-touch visual table of contents. Topics can be marked as a favorite and easily accessed on the home page. The app also supports pinch and zoom, and swiping, and is searchable by title and/or content, features that allow users to quickly navigate through the app and swiftly find what they are looking for.

Learn Fast For Lion is priced at $4.99 USD and is rated 4+. The app is compatible with iPad devices running iOS 3.2 or later and uses 77.8 MB of space.

Topics you will learn include:

* Multi-touch gestures
* Full screen apps
* Use and organize Launchpad
* Mission Control and spaces
* File management tasks
* Open recently used files
* Searching with Spotlight
* Share files with AirDrop
* Work with document versions
* Browse the web with Safari
* Exchange e-mail with Mail
* Chat with iChat
* Make video calls with FaceTime
* Manage contacts with Address Book
* Keep organized with iCal
* Useful apps such as Calculator, Stickies and TextEdit
* Take your photo with Photo Booth
* Use Dashboard
* Get apps at the App Store
* Play music with iTunes
* Copy songs from a music CD
* Listen to Internet radio stations
* Sync music to your iPod, iPhone or iPad
* View and edit photos with iPhoto
* Copy photos from a digital camera
* Transfer video from a camcorder
* Create movies with iMovie
* Set up a desktop picture and screen saver
* Add apps to the Dock
* Connect to a wireless network
* Back up your files

App features include:

* Interactive table of contents for easy navigation
* Easily browse through 125+ topics
* Flip through pages by swiping or with one tap
* Zoom in or out of content by pinching
* Search by topic title, content or both
* Mark favorite pages so you can instantly return to them

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