Archive for the ‘Tutorials’ Category
In spite of the iOS 5 battery issues Apple announced last week, there’s still plenty to love about the latest and greatest iOS, one of which is the iCloud. Managing iCloud, however, can be a bit daunting given the scale with which iCloud backs up and syncs your information. No fear, though, here’s a quick walk-through of some of the important bits and pieces to get the most out of … Read More
Last week we wrote about a hot tip where you could watch Netflix US shows using your Netflix Canada account via a VPN. This method works great on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac/PC.
Let’s recap what … Read More
Regardless whether you use your iPad for personal or business, information security is a valid concern and should always be top-of-mind. Given the plethora of high profile security breaches across a number of popular online service providers (Sony, Bioware, and even Lockheed Martin), it’s probably high time to revisit this touchy subject and mak sure you (or at least your iPad) is won’t fall victim to any vulnerabilities. Don’t worry. … Read More
Our iPads rely a lot on iTunes for adding media such as videos and movies. But we also use iTunes to remove that content, which can be cumbersome if you just want to quickly remove one or two videos.
With advancements in iOS, you no longer need iTunes to remove videos from your iPad. To quickly remove videos/movies, follow the three steps below:
1.) Tap on the iPad Videos app on the … Read More
You have the iPad 1, but you want the amazing video mirroring feature of the iPad 2, we have a guide for you!
Read Me Before Continuing:
Use at your own risk. This is an advanced-level process.
The guide requires a Mac and Xcode.
Your iPad 1 must be updated to iOS 4.3 or later via the latest version of iTunes before proceeding.
This video mirroring guide requires that your iPad 1 be jailbroken. … Read More
Did you just upgrade from the original iPad to iPad 2? I’ve had some questions about how to setup your iPad 2 with your original iPad’s data. It’s very simple. Let’s get started.
1. Sync your original iPad in iTunes. A backup will be created.
2. Plug in your new iPad 2 into iTunes. When the setup screen shows the dialogue, “An iPad has been previously synced with this computer,” choose “Restore … Read More
Looking to jailbreak your iPad? You have come to the right place!
Read Me Before Continuing:
Use at your own risk, we are not responsible for your decision to jailbreak.
You must be updated to iOS 4.2.1 via the latest version of iTunes before proceeding.
Your iPad must be activated (screen does not show “Connect to iTunes”)
This Guide Has Two Sections:
A. How To Jailbreak the iPad on 4.2.1 Firmware
B. How To Revert … Read More
The iPad certainly doesn’t lack for book reading apps.
There’s the big two of course — iBooks and Kindle. Not far behind is Canada’s own Kobo. And there are others competing for their share of the limelight, like Stanza, Free Books, MegaReader and 100,000 Free Books.
Not too bad for a device produced by a company whose CEO once infamously said “the fact is that people don’t read anymore.”
Despite all these options, … Read More
One of the major new features in iOS 4.2.1 is AirPrint, which is the ability to print documents from the iPad over a local wireless network. At this time, AirPrint is Mac only and even then, only works exclusively with a few HP printers.
For Mac users that do not have an AirPrint-compatible printer, there is a Mac application called Printopia that will get things rolling for you. However, … Read More
Regardless if you’re in the corporate world or in small business, PowerPoint [and not Keynote] is the de facto standard in creating presentations. This presents a challenge for iPad users who want to use their portable device in meetings and presentations on the road. Firstly, Keynote for the iPad simply isn’t as robust as its desktop cousin, and furthermore, the program has a problem displaying customized templates and fonts. This … Read More