MacWorld announced the iPad Starter Guide, a free book to download and put on your iPad. You have to download it and install it but, it looks like a useful guide.
Author Archives: Justin Kahn
iBooks – Tips and Tricks
Now that I have had some time to try out my iPad, it occurred to me that some of the features available in iBooks were good and not so obvious. First, I really like the dictionary tool. Press and hold down on the word you want to look up. You are presented with choices. ChooseContinue reading “iBooks – Tips and Tricks”
Overall, on the iPad, surfing is very fast and easy with Apple’s built in Safari browser. Here are some tips and shortcuts to make the browsing experience more enjoyable. NAVIGATION You know you can scroll with finger flicks up or down, left or right. You know you can make text and the page larger withContinue reading “Surfing Safari”
For those of you with an iPhone, the next tip may not be a surprise. However, if you are new to the touch keyboard, you will be pleased to learn there are a couple of tips and shortcuts that can make typing easier. First, CAPS LOCK feature. This allows you to type in ALL CAPS withoutContinue reading “Keyboard Shortcuts”
Early Keynote Review
This is an early and partial review of Keynote for the iPad. This review is based on real world experience. I was speaking on Persuasion and Technology in Nashville this past weekend to a group of lawyers. I wanted to try out my new iPad. I was ready. The night before, I transferred myContinue reading “Early Keynote Review”
Review: 1Password for iPad
Here’s my first review of a third party app for your iPad. For those familiar with 1Password for your desktop Mac, you know what 1Password can do. For those who don’t, imagine what it would be like to have your device recognize the web page you are visiting and type in all the password andContinue reading “Review: 1Password for iPad”
TSA, iPad and Travel – Oh My!
According to the TSA (Transportation Safety Administration), E-readers, Net Books and other small gadgets are becoming popular for travelers to carry on an airplane. The TSA notes these devices are “fantastic time killers.” But, the question remains, do these items (including your iPad) have to be removed from their carry on bags? Well, according toContinue reading “TSA, iPad and Travel – Oh My!”
Charging the iPad – To USB or Not
There has been some confusion about charing the iPad. It appears that some older usb ports do not provide as much “juice” as the included iPad charger. The result, a message that indicates not charging. Interestingly, the iPhone charger will charge the iPad as well but, more slowly. To get the fastest charge, use theContinue reading “Charging the iPad – To USB or Not”
Looking for Help?
Apple has a good website for learning to use your iPad. You can watch movies on different topics, including some Apple apps. You can even download the iPad User Guide as a PDF.
Find my iPad via Mobile Me
Some of us who have an iPhone and mobile me know about the Find My iPhone feature. Basically, you can log into the web via your mobile me account and locate your iPhone. You can also wipe the information on it, send a message and have it make a noise in case you cant findContinue reading “Find my iPad via Mobile Me”