Tag Archive: ipad

Jan 29 2013

Self Serve at the Apple Store

During the long weekend, my wife had to buy a new pair of earphones and found out that the Apple Store in Hornsby had them in stock. We paid a visit to complete this fairly straightforward transaction. Anyway, we found out that you can actual serve yourself using the Apple Store app found in the App Store. …

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Jan 19 2013

Make Your Own iPad Mini Dock with Flybridge

My wife was trying to find an official dock solution for her iPad mini but surprisingly Apple has not brought out anything that will physically prop it up and provide charge at the same time. Look no further than Flybridge. It’s a new Kickstarter campaign to fill the void left by Apple allowing you to …

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Jan 08 2013

Cheaper Lightning Cables

Let’s cut to the chase – Apple wants you to lay down $25 for a Lightning to USB cable. You might only need one or two in addition to the one that you got with your iPhone or iPad (i.e. the original cable for home, one for the car and one for work) but $50 …

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Dec 18 2012

Apple iPad mini Unboxing

Here it is, the unboxing video of the Apple iPad mini! It really came as little surprise with the success of seven inch tablets in the market in the Android space that Apple wanted to get a slice of the action. Coming in at the top end of the seven inch range at 7.9 inches …

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Oct 25 2012

The New, New iPad and iPad Mini – The Ulterior Motive

Depending upon who you ask, the seven month period between the “new iPad” and the fourth generation iPad (i.e. the new “new iPad”) may be a point of severe contention or an example of Apple iterating more quickly to keep pace with the market. I actually believe it is a bit of Column A and …

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Oct 19 2012

Speed Up a Slow iPad

Here’s a quick tip if you have an aging iPad in your technology collection particularly if it is an original iPad. If there is one thing that drives me nuts with a touchscreen device it would be when it becomes slow or unresponsive to touch. Mobile devices are less powerful than your laptop or desktop …

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Sep 01 2012

Life Without iTunes

Since doing a clean install of Windows 8 I did reinstall a lot of the software that I had under Windows 7 including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Office, Notepad++, Spotify and VLC just to name a few. However, I decided to draw the line when it came to iTunes. Since getting on board with …

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Aug 18 2012

LogMeIn Hangs or Refuses to Refresh Screen

On odd occasion, I need to connect to one of my home computers to get a file, kick off a download or one of those random things that need doing. I have used LogMeIn for a while for this very purpose across my Windows PCs, MacBook Pro and also my iPad to make sure I …

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May 30 2012

Fix Volume Control in iOS

Once in a blue moon you might find that your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch doesn’t work despite using the volume control rocker and the volume changing on screen. This can be a frustrating problem but luckily it’s fairly simple to fix. All you need to do is double press the home button to bring …

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Apr 23 2012

Skip Back and Forward Multiple Pages in Safari for iPad

A quick tip for the iPad users out there. Perhaps one of those hidden features that can save you some time is the ability to skip back and forth multiple pages in your browsing history for each tab. All you need to do to this is hold your finger down on either the back or …

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