Instead of wading hopelessly through your music library looking for that one song you want, or endlessly hacking through your Contacts.
It's much quicker to make use of the Spotlight search - it can search both iPod and Contacts. Flick right on the Home screen to access Spotlight search, or press the Home button. It also works for launching apps.
"iPad Tips and Tricks : Save time using Spotlight "
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