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[7 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Content you’ve purchased or installed for free from the App Store and iTunes on your iPad might not be transferred automatically to the iTunes library on your iPhone. To make sure all of your media and apps are properly backed up, you can transfer purchases manually before backing up and syncing your iPad. Here are some tips on how to transfer iTunes purchases from iPad to iPhone or other iDevice.
How to Transfer iPad Purchases to iPhone or iPod with iTunes
To share your new iPad iTunes purchases, you need to authorize …

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[27 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

iOS 7 brings a major overhaul to Apple’s mobile operating system and as such, installing it on the iPhone or iPad requires a major upgrade. However, even a well-engineered upgrade can sometimes fail and may lead to data loss. It is therefore important to take time and back up information and settings right before upgrading to iOS 7. If for any reason you do not have the data on the iDevice after upgrading to iOS 7, take a look at the below tips on how to restore iPhone or iPad …

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[26 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

A user Cheryl sent us a question below:
“Will my iPad work if I restore it after jailbreak? And how to restore to factory settings? Thanks”

Well, you will no longer have to worry about voiding your hardware warranty or forfeiting Apple’s in-warranty technical support or facing unwanted issues after jailbreaking your device. It is possible to regain the warranty status or remove existing jailbreak tweaks on your iDevice by simply restoring it to factory settings. Here is how.
1. Ensure the latest version of iTunes is installed on your device.
2. Back up …

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

The iOS 7.1 battery life on the iPhone and iPad is a problem for a growing number of users that installed the latest free update from Apple. This update delivered a collection of fixes and performance boosts for older devices, but it also brought a bug with it that drains the iPad battery faster.Here’s how to fix your battery life problems under iOS 7.1!

Fix iOS 7.1 Battery Life
You will need to Reset All Settings to make this work, and this is the first thing to try. Here is how to …

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[6 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Having iMovie on your iPad is great and all, but isn’t it super frustrating when it only allows you to use video that you shot on the iPad? That takes a little of the convenience out of on-the-go editing. However,now you can get the free stock footage clips from VideoBlocks.com.
If you’ve never heard about VideoBlocks, you won’t know they’re offering 7 days of complimentary downloads – and there’s some really decent ones. They are a website offering royalty-free (meaning you don’t have to keep paying to use their footage) stock …

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[3 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Daytona 500 kicked off the 2014 NASCAR season with an exciting finish, especially for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. fans. The season picks back up starting the first weekend in March in all three of the NASCAR series and fans will want to get their racing fix, even on the go. Here are the apps to watch NASCAR with a mobile device including an iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
NASCAR Mobile 14

No matter which carrier your iPhone or iPad is on, the NASCAR Mobile 14 app delivers news, video highlights, pictures and …

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[22 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

The gods have bestowed upon you the product of a new Apple iPad Air or Retina display iPad mini. Gee golly yay! Now what?
Whether you’re a seasoned iOS veteran, a technically inclined relative, or a tablet n00b, here’s a simple guide on what to do a few setting things for a better experience once you power on that new iPad.
Set Gestures
Under Settings > General, turn Multitasking Gestures on. This gives you a couple extra ways to navigate around using four or five fingers, including pinching out of an app and …

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

Backing up your iPad data is important just incase something happens to your tablet such as accidental damage or theft. The backup process also simplifies transferring data from your device to a new iPad in the event of an upgrade. Fortunately, backing up and restoring an iPad’s data is as easy as apple pie (har). Here’s how to back up your iPad so that you don’t lose any data if the device fails at any point.
Backing up your iPad using iTunes
Using iTunes to back up your iPad is the most …

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[7 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]

With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics officially kicking off with opening ceremonies today at 11 AM EST/ 2 PM PST, you’re probably wondering how to watch the Sochi Winter Olympics from an iPad. Here’s the best methods and apps for the job.

How to watch the Winter Olympics on iPad: Stream live on iPlayer
The BBC is covering the Winter Olympics; most of the events will be on BBC 2 with a few of the bigger ones on BBC 1. You can stream BBC channels live on your iPad or iPhone using …

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[4 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]

User Margaret sents us an email:
“I recently shoot some videos on my iPad, which I saved and it goes to my photo albums. However, when I try to connect the iPad to my Samsung TV with a USB cable, I can see the photos but it doesn’t show the video. Thanks.”

Unfortunately life and media device connectivity isn’t that simple. The following is a guide to some of the techniques you can use when you just want to play iPad videos on your TV.
Direct connection with cables
USB isn’t suited to video …