iOS 4.2 Tip: How To Restart A Misbehaving App

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Here's how to restart an app that is not working right in iOS 4.2.  Hats off to the hard work App developers do to make our lives easier and more fun, but sometimes apps get weird.  In fact, they can crash, freeze or otherwise not do what they are supposed to do.  But here is how you can solve that problem quick and easy with multitasking now in the new iOS. … [Read more...]

iPad Multi-User Account Apps

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Do you have a situation where multiple people need to use your iPad? I get a lot of comments from people that ask about creating multiple "iPad Accounts" but as you are aware, this is not possible.  So the next best thing you can do is have some apps that allow for multiple user accounts.  Here are 5 of those apps which are designed for more than one person to use. … [Read more...]

What To Do If You Think Your iPad Has A Virus

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Do you ever wonder if your iPad has a virus because it might be acting erratic?  There was a recent discussion over in the Apple support forums about this very topic and so it might be a good idea to know a few things if you have any questions regarding the iPad and a virus. … [Read more...]

How [And Where] To Buy A Refurbished iPad

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Here is how (and where) to buy a refurbished iPad. There are many reasons you might want to get a refurb iPad, such as a second one for the kids or as a gift, etc.  It's a more cost effective way to go while still getting a good, quality device. … [Read more...]

10 Ways The iPad Can Be The Ultimate IT Tool | Network Toolkit

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System Administrators work hard.  I should know as I've done network engineering work for over  a decade.  As an IT professional will tell you, access to system information 24/7 is critical.  For years, backs were broken lugging around laptops, cables, adapters, etc.  But with the iPad, things are different.  Here, we explore 10 ways that you can use the iPad to help you monitor your systems, and solve IT issues.  Build the ultimate … [Read more...]

Spend $35 And Display Your iPad’s Entire Screen

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Have you ever wanted to project your iPad's entire screen up on a large screen?  Perhaps for a demo or a training session on how to use the iPad?  Well thanks to Christopher Breen over at Macworld, you can now do this for the low price of $31 and a little bit of jailbreaking.  Here's how it's done. … [Read more...]

Enjoying iBooks On Your iPad | iPad Basics

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Welcome to iBooks! This app (now version 3.0.2) has had an incredible effect on the way in which we buy and read books. With its build-in iBookstore you can instantly download a vast array of literature from classic to bestseller and beyond. There are textbooks, children's books, fact, fiction and biographies - and thousands of books are available for free. To get started you'll need to get the free iBooks app from the App Store. Once it's … [Read more...]

Best Way To Manage Your Email | iPad EMail

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The best way to manage email is to read it and respond to it when it arrives, and then delete it. This keeps you up to date and keeps your Inbox from getting cluttered. Responding to an email can be as simple as reading and deleting it, sending a reply or forwarding the email to someone else, or it may be a bit more complex and involve saving the data in the email in the appropriate app (saving photos to the Photos app, for instance). … [Read more...]

Learn How To Play Piano Using Your iPad

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Your iPad is more than just a device for reading email, surfing the web and viewing photos.  It can also be your own private piano tutor.  Perhaps you have always wanted to learn to play the piano, but you did not have the time to get lessons.  As luck would have it, there are some smart developers out there making it possible anyone to learn to play piano - and today that can be you! … [Read more...]

Google Docs Desktop Version Now For iPad

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Google has just made an announcement that their ever popular Google Docs cloud-based applications are now available directly on the iPad as the desktop version (along with the mobile version).  Here are the features you can expect to see. … [Read more...]

iPad Tips And Tricks You Can’t Afford To Miss

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There are over 30 articles on the TCGeeks site that have the category of "Tips and Tricks".  And if you haven't seen them, they really do help you get to know the iPad and solve some common issues.  Since I get asked a lot about iPad tips and tricks, I thought it would be a great idea to share some of those articles right here in a brand new post!  Enjoy these very useful iPad tips and tricks. … [Read more...]

iPad iOS 4.2 Features You Might Have Missed

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With all of the hype around Airprint and Airplay and Multitasking you might have missed some of the other great features that iOS 4.2 brought with it.  But there were a whole bunch of other great features that came with the upgrade so we would like to show you a few of those.  Go ahead and have a look... … [Read more...]

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