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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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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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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 …

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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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Looking for a solution to made MKV HD movies playable upon your iPad Air, iPad mini? This article will show you a new method aims to help you watch MKV on iPad that saves more time and effort.
The Tool You’ll Need
Keep this in mind, MKV is not a iPad-friendly format and you’ll need a decoding / re-encoding process before moving an MKV video to your iPad Air. The choice is more than enough, but you’d better pick up a rational solution. Here is a all-in-one solution – Xilisoft iPad Magic …

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Apple’s AirDrop for iOS 7 is the answer to the cries of millions of users who want a better way of sharing their photos, videos and links than bluetooth, email or SMS. Before we go any further, we must mention that this feature only works with the the iPad 4 or Mini, and the iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display, all running iOS 7. This means there’s currently no way of using AirDrop with an older iPads.
With that aside, using AirDrop in iOS 7 is pretty simple once …