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How to convert PDF files to ePub files to read on your iPad with. This tutorial will guide you through the process of converting PDF files so that they can be read in iBooks, the iPad application.

How to convert PDF files to ePub files to read on your iPad with

Update: you can now read PDF files directly in iBooks, without having to convert them to .epub or any other format. See this tutorial for a quick overview of how to add PDF files to iBooks to read on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. This tutorial will remain up just in case someone wants to create an .epub of their PDF. iBooks uses an ebook format called ePub.

Using a free converter application (and ebook manager) called calibre you can quickly convert PDF (and other file formats) to .epub files, which you can then transfer to your iPad for reading in iBooks. Start out by finding a PDF you want to convert. Click to enlarge Select the folder you want to save all of your ePub files in. Back at the Welcome screen, click the Continue button. Select Apple from the Manufacturers list, and iPhone/iTouch + Stanza from the Devices list. The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials - How-To G. The Apple iPad is an amazing tablet, and to help you get the most out of it, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of every tip, trick, and tutorial for you.

The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials - How-To G

Read on for more. Note: This article was originally published earlier this year, but we’ve updated it with a real lot more content since then, so we’re republishing it for you. We’ll be keeping this page updated as we find more great articles, so you should bookmark this page for future reference. How to Maximize Your iPad’s Battery Life So you got yourself a shiny new Apple device, but you’re so addicted that the battery is running out way too soon—what you need is a couple of tips to keep your battery running for as long as possible, and we’ve got them here. PressReader: Ultimate newspaper app for iPads? What is the future of newspapers?

PressReader: Ultimate newspaper app for iPads?

Ask any iPad owner and they'll probably trot out their New York Times Editors' Choice and USA Today apps--both of which deservedly earned spots on CNET's recent roundup of top 20 free iPad apps . Ah, but what about folks who prefer a more traditional, more local newspaper experience? What option is there for those who want to see each daily edition exactly as it was printed, complete with ads, obituaries, comics, and all the rest? That's PressReader in a nutshell. Powered by NewspaperDirect, it provides access to a whopping 1,700 newspapers from 92 countries in 48 languages. After debuting on the iPhone last year, the newly updated PressReader app makes good use of the iPad's comparatively spacious screen. As you can see, it's like looking at a scan of the actual front page (which is exactly what it is). That's why PressReader also includes a text view: Just tap any highlighted headline to get a convenient pop-up window with the full text of the story.

Epicurious - Top 20 free iPad apps (photos) PressReader on the iPad: Amazing! Today I checked out the new PressReader app on the iPad, and I was totally sold on it!

PressReader on the iPad: Amazing!

It is so cool, this app *might* be the future of media and just having this app justifies buying an iPad for me. Downloading on the iPad goes very fast. How the iPad Might Bring Us Back to Our Print Roots. I'm going to admit that I'm excited about the iPad.

How the iPad Might Bring Us Back to Our Print Roots

And from the buzz it seems I might be alone on this one. I'm seeing comments that range from, "That's it? " to "This is an iPhone with a larger screen. " Adding to the thoughtful sentiments are calls for the heads of AT&T executives for their sub par network service. I've got my pitchfork and torch in hand and am ready for the AT&T witchhunt, but I'm putting them down to use an iPad first.

Will Magazine Design Flourish or Fizzle on the iPad? Last week a parody of Dwell magazine made the viral rounds.

Will Magazine Design Flourish or Fizzle on the iPad?

Unhappy Hipsters consists of photos drawn from the magazine, each showing cool young homeowners looking forlorn in their expensive interiors. Tagline: “It’s lonely in the modern world.” I suspect a magazine has jumped the shark when it invites parody, but that’s a topic for another day. What interests me most about Unhappy Hipsters is its timing: it went viral just as Apple unveiled the iPad, practically to the hour.

While Steve Jobs looked to the future of periodicals, Unhappy Hipsters spoofed a print magazine culture that already seems quaint. Even before the iPad launched, David Carr, the media columnist for The New York Times, called it the last, best hope for publishing. By and large it succeeds in conveying the paper’s typographic identity, with its family of Cheltenham fonts and the Timesian balance of photos, captions and text. Sena Cases - Designer Leather Cases : iPad Leather Cases for App.