10 Things iOS 5 Should Have Had

by Jun 10, 2011

After watching the WWDC keynote where Apple previewed iOS 5, I couldn’t help but wonder why Apple has yet to bring the following essential features to iOS 5… 1. User Accounts (iPad Specific) If you own an iPad I’m sure you know how popular it is with family and friends who wish to use it…Continue Reading

How to Encrypt the iPad’s Backup Stored on Your Computer

Jun 09, 2011 No Comments

As you begin to rely on the iPad more and more to store sensitive information, pictures, and other content it becomes increasingly important to keep that information secured. When your iPad syncs with iTunes, one of the functions performed during the sync is the creation/update of a backup file stored on your PC/Mac. This backup…Continue Reading

10 New iOS 5 Features Announced at WWDC 2011

Jun 07, 2011 1 Comment

In today’s keynote at the World Wide Developer Conference, Apple provided a glimpse of the new features that will be available in iOS 5. Apple promises over 200 new features, but only showcased the 10 following features. 1. Better Notifications Although it’s taken a while for Apple to address the issue of notifications on iOS…Continue Reading

How to Remotely Connect to Your Computers with the iPad

May 30, 2011 1 Comment

Are you looking for an easy way to remotely connect to your PC or Mac using an iPad? There are several applications and services that enable you to do this, however if you’re looking to simply use remote desktop while away with your iPad, LogMeIn is probably the best choice out there. Accounts are free…Continue Reading

How to Determine if Your iPad’s Backlight is Bleeding

May 24, 2011 3 Comments

If you thought Antennagate was the last of Apple’s quality problems, you haven’t heard of screengate. The latest issue, which has been reported since the iPad 2 began shipping a little over a two months ago is related to backlight bleeding on the iPad’s screens. Modern LCD’s are lit from behind by a CCFL light….Continue Reading

How to Download Torrents with Your iPad

May 23, 2011 No Comments

How many times have you come across an awesome torrent on your iPad and wished you could you set it to download without having to visit your computer? With a Dropbox account, the latest version of GoodReader of Filer for the iPad, and the latest version of uTorrent for Windows or Linux, you can start…Continue Reading

How to Find the iPad on Your iPhone

May 17, 2011 No Comments

If you recently misplaced your iPad the quickest method to obtain its existing location is to open the Find My iPhone app on your iPhone to locate the iPad. In this guide I will show you how to use this app on your iPhone to locate your iPad on a map. Software/Hardware used: iPhone 4…Continue Reading

Find Your iPad with MobileMe Online

May 12, 2011 No Comments

If you enabled Find My iPhone on your iPad and lost it, there’s no need to worry. Follow the instructions below to use Apple’s free Find My iPhone service to locate your iPad on a map. This guide is written for users without access to an iPhone or iPad device, so the instructions are to…Continue Reading

How to Setup Find My iPhone on the iPad

May 11, 2011 4 Comments

Did you know that your iPad has a feature which allows you to locate it if you lose it for free? That feature is called Find My iPhone (don’t let the name confuse you) and in this guide I will show you how to set it up so that you can locate your iPad if…Continue Reading

How to Create an Apple ID Account on Your iPad

May 10, 2011 No Comments

When you first setup your new iPad you will quickly find that Apple wants you to create an Apple ID which will be used for purchases on the App Store, iTunes, and other features. In this guide I will show you how to create a new Apple ID account on your iPad. Software/Hardware used: iPad…Continue Reading

How to Manually Back Up Your iPad

Apr 28, 2011 1 Comment

Although the iPad is automatically backed up in iTunes each time you sync it may not be a bad idea to manually create a backup once in a while. A manual backup may be necessary for your peace of mind if you expect to exchange your device or if you plan on doing something that…Continue Reading

10 Essential Apps for Your New iPad 2

Apr 27, 2011 2 Comments

The iPad 2 is here. And with it, iPad 2 owners are faced with a familiar dilemma. There are over 65,000 iPad-specific apps out there. Which iPad apps are absolute must-haves? The problem is that there is no absolute list of apps that would satisfy all users, hopefully this list will address that issue.The following…Continue Reading

How to Enable Automatic Data Wipe on the iPad

Apr 26, 2011 1 Comment

If you carry around a lot of sensitive information on your iPad it may be a good idea not only to add a passcode lock, but also to enable automatic data wipe. The automatic data wipe feature will erase all data on your iPad after 10 failed passcode attempts. This means that if someone is…Continue Reading