Archive for the ‘Tutorials’ Category
Hello everyone! Have you ever wanted or needed to print something from your iPad? If you’re like me, every so often you may have a need to print from your iPad. I currently don’t have a printer that’s capable of printing documents to my iPad so I was really happy to find this neat utility.
I have discovered a small program (it’s a simple “.vbs” utility for you geeks) that after you run it, … Read More
Recently Apple updated the Calendar web app on MobileMe with many feature and interface enhancements. The update also brought a new way to sync your MobileMe calendar.
Normally users choose to sync their MobileMe calendar during the process when you add your MobileMe account to your iPad, but it seems that is changing with the new MobileMe calendar update.
MobileMe Calendar Sync (Late 2010 Update)
If you have updated your MobileMe calendar web … Read More
The following information is for ‘power’ users interested in jailbreaking their iPad. If this doesn’t make any sense to you, read it for fun and move on!
You might have heard about the latest news to hit the jailbreaking community. The Chronic Dev Team was going to release their jailbreak tool, greenpois0n today. However, famed iPhone hacker Geohot decided to release his own tool (with a different exploit) … Read More
For those who prefer a stylus with their iPad, whether for typing or drawing, the best technology journalist in the world, Wall Mosspuppet, has provided a brief tutorial on how to create a custom stylus on the cheap.
The custom stylus is by no means an elegant solution, but it is almost free to create. Here are the supplies you’ll need:
- An empty pen
- Clear tape
- The wrapper from a … Read More
At the end of August, Microsoft delivered on their promise to enable Exchange ActiveSync for Windows Live Mail/Hotmail users on iDevices.
ActiveSync for Hotmail allows users to receive push e-mail for free on their mobile devices such as an iPad.
With Exchange ActiveSync, there is no need to set your iPad to fetch email every 15, 30, or 60 minutes. The message will come instantly! This is a great … Read More
Feeling the frustration trying to add an apostrophe? Switching between the ‘QWERTY’ and number keyboards slowing you down?
Try this next time you need one: press and hold the comma key and you’ll see a blue square magically appear containing a white apostrophe, let go and, there you have it, apostrophe inserted.
Alternatively, simply press the comma key and quickly flick your finger upwards. Voilà! There’s the little guy.
Got a favorite keyboard … Read More
This morning, PC magazine published an article listing 5 free applications that can help you turn your iPad into an iPhone.
The 5 applications are:
Not all the applications should be required since some of those apps overlap in their functionnalities so I chose to try Skype and textPlus (it had the better rating from PC Mag) and it works! It is interesting to be able to send text messages directly … Read More
Canadian iPad users not only had to wait for the iPad to arrive in Canada, but we also waited for the Canadian iBookstore to sell books. The iBooks app was recently updated to include .PDF support. Users can view their .PDF files within iBooks and avoid the extra step of going through an app like GoodReader.
How to Upload .PDF Files to iBooks on your iPad/iPhone–the Easy Way
There … Read More
Apple’s MobileMe service includes a variety of features, but one of the coolest is the Find my iPhone feature. When turned on, you can locate your iPhone, send it a message, and remote lock/wipe the phone. For people who are looking for the ultimate security of their device, it’s a great service to have. What about setting up your MobileMe account to work with the iPad? It can be done … Read More
A few days ago, Apple posted an extremely detailed iPhone User Guide for iOS4. When I saw that, I was thinking how great that was, as it gives users a comprehensive view of not just the iPhone but of iOS4 as well.
So I thought to myself that there must be an iPad version of this. After a brief search, Apple does have a similar guide for iPad, however that guide … Read More