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How to Download Netflix Movies to the iPad or iPad Pro?

Netflix has finally lets you download some of its best shows and movies using the Netflix app. So, you can watch movies and shows when you’re on a plane, or without an internet connection. Heck, downloading Netflix content is a super easy way to save on your tablet data plan while on the go.
Note: There are some limitations to what you can download. The contents which are available to download appear to be owned by the app, such as shows like House of Cards, Narcos, and Stranger Things, is available …

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

Q: I recently bought an iPad Pro for use while traveling etc.  One of the main things I want to use it for is watching movies on flights – movies that are not normally playing on the plane.  I’ve already downloaded some movies from iTunes and Amazon Prime.  But I also own movies on dvd.  I was wondering now I might go about getting a dvd movie onto an iPad to play it.  I have an external dvd reader and a usb to lightening connector.  But what program would I …

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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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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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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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Children LOVE the iPad…or any touch screen device, for that matter. But especially the iPad. Something about the big, bright screen and Apple’s GUI makes it a kid magnet. If you’re like me and you routinely have to mind an Angry Birds-obsessed 3-year-old, you already know how easily tiny fingers can find their way to strange parts of the iPad (or iPhone). You can disable WiFi or even turn cellular data off to prevent unauthorized web browsing, but that’s tedious and unnecessary, and it doesn’t keep young users from venturing …

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How to Transfer Files between iOS Devices without AirDrop?

iOS 7 introduces a great new feature – AirDrop for iOS. The function is very similarly to the feature of the same name on OS X. When you want to quickly share a file between nearby devices, you can use AirDrop to seamlessly transmit the file without having to go through email, iMessage, or other services.
AirDrop uses a combination of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct to locate your friends, and connects to your iCloud contacts so that you can see your friends’ names and photos on the share sheet instead of …

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DVR (digital video recorder) is of course a great product, which you can record whatever your HDTV or media player plays. For those who don’t want to miss a show and are out of the house unexpectedly, it can really be a life saver. Well, with DVR you can easily watch the recorded movies, matches and more recordings on your HDTV, but what if you wanna enjoy the contents on the go with your iPad? So here is how to watch DVR recordings on iPad.
Watch DVR recordings on iPad with …

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The 7.9-inch screen of the iPad Mini is great for watching video, but sadly the iPad Mini with iOS 6 doesn’t include the YouTube app which shipped with every other iPad.
Thankfully, there are still ways to watch YouTube on the iPad Mini, and both methods are arguably better than the YouTube app that used to ship with iOS 5.

A New YouTube App from the App Store
Just because the original app was removed doesn’t mean that YouTube is blocked from iOS 6 and iOS devices(including the iPad Mini). Virtually as soon …

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The one feature that truly stands out in iOS 5 is AirPlay Mirroring on the iPad and iPhone 4S. The feature allows you to wirelessly stream everything on your screen to your HDTV, and all you need is an Apple TV as the middleman. The feature is completely unique to iOS, allowing for your iOS device to be the only entertainment device you need.

AirPlay
AirPlay is a technology invented by and used by Apple to let users broadcast audio, video, and photos to compatible WiFi-connected devices.The Airplay feature is different feature …