Apple's iCloud has added the power of the cloud to the iPad. Here's how to configure iCloud on your iPad.
1. Go to Settings.
2. Tap iCloud to open the iCloud config menu.
3. You'll see a list of content you can upload to iCloud (Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Notes, etc.).
4. Toggle the ones to the On setting that you want to use with iCloud.
5. If you need more storage, tap the Storage & Backup button to purchase more storage.
After you've done all this, your choices will automatically update via iCloud on your iPad, iPhone, laptop, Mac, etc. iCloud makes it very easy to keep all of your devices in sync with a minimal amount of effort on your part.