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How to Play DVD on iPad, iPad Mini or iPad Pro?

DVDs might not be at the cutting edge of home entertainment, and the whole idea of physical media might steadily be dying out, but that still leaves many of us with a library of movies and TV boxsets, looking for a way to enjoy them on mobile devices or archive them for viewing in the years to come. After all, you can’t always find your favourites on the usual streaming services, while buying the same stuff again on another new HD format isn’t always the best use of your money.
Sadly, …

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John sent us a question below:
“I recently had my iPad replaced, and ensured all my data was backed up to iCloud before I changed over. But how can I restore all my data from iCloud and backup onto my iPad Air? Please Help!”
We know that Apple allows us to back up our iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to iCloud anytime anywhere only if we can get access to Wi-Fi network, while we only can access these iCloud backup by restoring our device with them, and never can retrieve data from …

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Unlike digital photos, there isn’t a common standard for videos. If someone sends you a JPG, and all cameras save photos as JPGs, you’ll be able to view it on iPad. With videos, things get tricky. Different devices shoot in different formats, and iPad playback device may not support all formats usually not the one you’re trying to play.
This is where video converters come in. These tools allow you to import one or more video clips and convert them to a different format. They support a wide range of formats, …

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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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This year the Festivus fairy dropped off a new iPad Air 2. If you were lucky enough to get this brand new tablet underneath the Christmas tree, you’ll want to check out these FREE ebooks and movies(a nifty post recently published on Open Culture) that should definitely help you start enjoying your new tablet right away.

The only thing better than good content is good free content, and Open Culture will show you where you can get tons of it. How do 700 free movies, 630 free audio books and 700 free …

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Family Sharing is one of the great new features debuting with iOS 8.  It lets you share your iPad and iPhone movies, apps, music, books and location with your family members easily and quickly. This guide will show you how to set up iOS 8 Family Sharing from an iPad, iPhone or Computer.

Part 1: iOS 8 Family Sharing on the iPad FAQs
Here are the answers to common iOS 8 Family Sharing questions.
Will Family Sharing cost anything?
No. Family Sharing is a free feature in iOS 8. The only requirement is that …

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Water is usually a death sentence for electronic devices. There are a number of ways water can get into your iPad device. It might be dropped directly into water or splashed by a drink, Very damp environments such as steam rooms or a sweaty pocket can also cause droplets to form in the connector port. So how to fix a water damaged iPad? And how to recover data from a water damaged iPad? Read on and you’ll get the answer.

How to fix a water damaged iPad
Water and electronics don’t go …

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You’ve probably been there before;your iPad Air freezes up in the middle of browsing Twitter or playing a game and you can’t do anything to get it working again. You may also have been suffering random reboots to the Apple logo. This can happen in an app or when closing app and it doesn’t seem to have a consistent cause. The Home button and the touchscreen are unresponsive when it freezes or crashes. Most likely, you probably just let the battery die, recharged it, and then powered it up again …

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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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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 …