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...]

Bring Your Omnifocus Under Control | iPad Apps

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When you find your To-Do list spreading out of control, and throwing everything into a calendar just turn the future into a unbroken lump of red, then it's time to reach for something more powerful. OmniFocus can't pick up your dry cleaning for you. But it can sort your priorities so that you don't find yourself doing that when you should be meeting with the bank manager or attending to that leaky roof. OmniFocus is available in there's … [Read more...]

Use Notifications Centre On iPad | iPad Basics

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Before iOS 5, anything requiring your attention on the iPad would pop up in a box in the middle of the screen, interrupting whatever you happened to be doing. Fortunately, the iOS on the latest iPad's addresses all that with an easy access Notification Centre. You can now decide for yourself how notification appear, either as a pop-up in the middle of the screen, as a bar the top, or not at all. Those that appear as a bar at the top leave you … [Read more...]

Type With Emoji Emoticons | iPad Features

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Apparently a picture is worth a thousand words, and although cartoonish emoticons might not be the most beautifully images on the planet, we reckon they're still worth a few dozen - especially in the limited character count of a text or Tweet. To send smiley faces with a bit more personality than a simple colon and parenthesis can offer, as well as loads of other weird and wonderful icons, just follow the easy steps below. These icons were … [Read more...]

Your iPad’s Lock Screen | iPad Features

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Your iPad's Lock screen does more than provide a security block to prevent unauthorised access to your device (or stop you accidentally typing gibberish to a friend in an email) - it builds in useful functionality too. You can unlock your iPad straight to the picture frame to see some of your favourite photos. You'll see notifications such as new messages, reminders and more appear on-screen, and swiping these - then entering your passcode, if … [Read more...]

The Multitasking Bar On iPad | iPad Tips & Tutorials

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One of the best features of iOS is something you'll probably never notice: the way it dynamically manages memory and background task, closing them if necessary to make more memory available to new applications. What you will notice is how easy it is to switch from one app to another: there's no need to quit one app before you launch another. Instead, you simply move from one to the next and, if the first needs to carry on working in the … [Read more...]

How To Use Calendar App In iPad | iPad Basics

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Calendar is one of the centrepieces of your iPad. Everybody needs a diary and here's yours - a digital assistant that sync with different calendars. The calendar app is a doddle to use. For example, you can simply swipe between days, drag to create events and just tap a tab to change your view. The process of creating new events is incredibly easy. If you use a web-based calendar you may already know that you can link it to your iPad, but the … [Read more...]

Enjoy And Share Music On Your iPad | iPad Music Apps

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Spotify is a very well known online music service with integration into Facebook and easy link grabbing for posting on Twitter. You can also collaborate on playlist, share music  with other people and view suggestions from fellow music lovers. The iPad app boasts bright high-definition album art optimised for you third-gen iPad's Retina display. And includes support for AirPlay so you can send music wirelessly to a compatible speaker … [Read more...]

Increase Your Productivity with Newlook of iWork and iLife

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Recently,Apple announced The new look of iWork and iLife lines in iOS and OS X. This was done in order to bring the supporting system for their 2 new operating systems, iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks . For iWork , Pages now comes with a new design , in order to facilitate your work with this application . same with Numbers . Eddy Cue when presenting this lines  application update said that his team re-create this  application from the beginning … [Read more...]

Free Video Calling With FaceTime On The iPad | iPad Basics

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Getting started with FaceTime couldn't be easier. When you launch the app, all you need to do is sign in with your Apple ID. You can then start making video calls to anyone who appears in the app's Contacts list. Select a contact, tap on their name and tap again on the FaceTime icon. The other person's device will ring, informing them that you're calling. When they answer, away you go! FaceTime gets all the contact information from the … [Read more...]

Web Browsing With Safari | iPad Essential

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You might not give Safari a great deal of thought.... It's such a well designed web browser that you probably don't event notice it. This is as it should be; technology serving you rather than the other way around. However, you may be able to pick up one or two tricks that you didn't previously know to make your use of the previously know to make your use of the latest version of Satari as efficient as possible. The main interface is shown in … [Read more...]

Do Not Disturb On iOS 6 | iPad Basics

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In iOS 6 Apple introduced Do Not Disturb for all devices, but you should be aware that it was intended for iPhone users above anything else. Hence some options only really apply to iPhone. The idea behind Do Not Disturb was the age old problem of being interrupted by an unwanted call, or had your iOS device burst into rambunctious song just when you're trying to impress someone? Thought so, and Apple has the remedy. In addition to the usual … [Read more...]

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