iPad, iPad Mini Manual and User Guide

If you were looking for a manual on using your iPad or iPad mini, it was not in the box.  However, you can download the 130 + page PDF directly from Apple. The file is about a 13 MB download, so you may want to wait for Wi-Fi access before downloading. This PDF comes inContinue reading “iPad, iPad Mini Manual and User Guide”

How to Get Emoji Keyboard on iPad

Want to use those little emoji smiley face symbols to send friends messages or emails? You can modify your iPad keyboard to accomplish that. Make sure you are using the latest iOS. NOTE for iOS 7, follow this link. Go to Settings > General > Keyboard. Tap on Add New Keyboard. You will be presentedContinue reading “How to Get Emoji Keyboard on iPad”

How to Backup iPad App Data Files

As the end of the year approaches, you may have resigned to make more and better backups. That may be relatively easy for your computer, but what about all the data you have on your iPad? Here’s one way you can backup the data from your iPad. You will need the computer you sync yourContinue reading “How to Backup iPad App Data Files”

How to Split the Keyboard

With the introduction of iOS5, some new functionality has become available. One of the most interesting is the split keyboard. Now, you can cut the keyboard in half and use your two thumbs to type out messages and text while holding the iPad in your hands. To split the keyboard, you need to hold downContinue reading “How to Split the Keyboard”

iCloud Has Over 20,000,000 Users

                Apple announced that “more than 20 million customers have signed up for iCloud®.” Additionally, Apple states it sold more than 4,000,000 iPhone 4S units in the first weekend of its release. You can learn more about iCloud or switching from mobile me to iCloud. A movie describingContinue reading “iCloud Has Over 20,000,000 Users”

How to Move to iCloud from Mobile Me (or .Mac)

   ->    What do you mean I need to create a new Apple ID? You have one (or so you thought but can’t get iCloud to understand)! If you have a mobile me account (and maybe a previous .mac account) and are confused by what you need to do to move to iCloud, theseContinue reading “How to Move to iCloud from Mobile Me (or .Mac)”

How to Organize Your iPad Apps

So you’ve bought a bunch of apps, perhaps its a good time to organize them. There are many ways to do this. A couple include using iTunes or physically dragging apps around on your iPad. iPad to Organize To rearrange apps on your iPad, touch an app and hold down until the app icons jiggle.Continue reading “How to Organize Your iPad Apps”

How to Lock Your iPad with a Passcode

If your iPad was misplaced, lost or stolen, would you want your information (email account, notes, photos, contacts, etc.) in someone else’s hands? If not, you should make sure your iPad is locked – not physically, but with the built in Passcode Lock. The feature requires a passcode to be entered when you first turnContinue reading “How to Lock Your iPad with a Passcode”