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How to Use Multi-touch Gestures on the iPad

In addition to the tried-and-true pinch-to-zoom, iOS 5 includes a few new gestures to make iPad navigation faster and easier.

One-finger flick: Scroll through apps, different modes in the camera, and through web pages.

Four or five-finger flick: Swipe up to reveal all of your open apps as well as Control Center.

Four-finger swipe: Move left or right to switch between open apps.

Pinch-to-close: Pinch the screen with five fingers to close an app and return to the home screen.

Pinch-to-zoom: In apps like Maps, pinch out with two fingers to zoom in.

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Sherri L. Smith has been cranking out product reviews for Laptopmag.com since 2011. In that time, she's reviewed more than her share of laptops, tablets, smartphones and everything in between. The resident gamer and audio junkie, Sherri was previously a managing editor for Black Web 2.0 and contributed to BET.Com and Popgadget.