Category Archives: iPad Tips & Tricks

The iPad and the iPad 2 are amazing and powerful devices. To help you do amazing things with it, we offer this collection of tips and tricks and how-to articles.

Some of these are iPad Basics sort of stuff that are helpful for newer users- for instance, how to instantly jump to the top of a web or email page, how to save images from the iPad web browser or email apps. Others are how-to’s that are useful even for iPad power users – things like how to print from the iPad, or the best ways to get photos and videos transferred from an iPhone to the iPad without having to connect to a PC, or how to disable In-App purchases so your kids can’t inadvertently run up your App Store spending.

I hope some of these iPad tips will help you get the most out of your iPad.

How To Save Images in the iPad Safari and Mail Apps

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Here’s another basic but very handy tip for those of you who are new to the iPad.  You may often receive a photo in an email that you want to save and keep on your iPad – or spot an image in a web site that you’d like to save.

It’s very easy to do this on the iPad – hit the lovely little read more link to see how …

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iPad Basics: How To Take a Screenshot & a Trick With Existing Pictures

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Just like the iPhone and the iPod Touch, the iPad is able to take a screenshot, to capture the contents of its current screen as a new image.

This is very easy to do, and there is also a neat little trick for creating new images out of existing photos via the screenshot feature on the iPad.

Hit the jump for a quick run-through on these …

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Getting Started with iPad – A Few Basic Tips

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A quick set of Getting Started tips for the iPad

Today is iPad Launch Day Part 2 – the day that the iPad WiFi + 3G models hit the streets.  I’ve had my WiFi only iPad for just about four weeks now, so this seems as good a time as any to share a few quick ‘iPad Starter’ type tips.

Read on for some categorized tips that I hope may be helpful if you’re just getting to know your lovely new iPad …

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iPad Camera Connection Kit – Importing Photos from an iPhone

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The iPad Camera Connection Kit’s primary purpose is to import photos and images from iPhones, cameras, and SD cards, for storage and display on the iPad.

I just received mine yesterday and have now had a chance to try out importing photos from an iPhone via the iPad Camera Connection Kit – so I thought I’d share a few notes on how to work with the Camera Connection Kit and some general notes on what it does and doesn’t do.

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Apple’s Suggested Fixes for iPad WiFi Issues

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Touch wood, I have not experienced any WiFi issues with my iPad so far – but I know there are a lot of folks who have been reporting problems of this sort. For those who do, Apple has got a Knowledge Base support article on the subject – with a rundown of symptoms and possible fixes for the issues.

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How-To: Use The iPad as a Digital Picture Frame

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A quick guide to using your iPad in Picture Frame mode

If you thought the iPad was going to make for a gorgeous digital photo frame, you were absolutely right.  This is already one of the many pleasures I’ve found in the iPad.  I’ve got my iPad dock placed just to the right of my main MacBook on my desk – and it is a perfect spot to enjoy some great family photos when I put the iPad into Picture Frame mode.

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