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iPad Apps for Creating Music

iPad has a music app for you, whether you want to make your own music, create mixes, or figure out who sang the song that's playing. iPad even have apps that will play music you've never heard before but [more…]

News & Information iPad Apps

You can get the news right on your iPad by using any (or all!) of these apps. iPad has apps for hard-hitting news, traditional paper publications, and RSS feeds, so you can keep track of what's going on [more…]

iPad Productivity Apps

You can increase your productivity and unchain yourself from your computer by using iPad apps. Consider these apps for organization, sharing, printing, and note-taking. [more…]

Map & Navigation Apps for Your iPad

Whether you're looking for a street a few blocks up the road or half a world away, the iPad's mapping and navigation apps can find and deliver the information you're looking for. No more getting lost — [more…]

iPad Apps for Instant Messaging and Online Chats

Your iPad can help you stay in touch with friends around the world. These instant messaging (IM) apps let you have text conversations on the go with more privacy than Twitter offers. Check them out. [more…]

Travel & Weather iPad Apps

If you're planning some globetrotting, you can use your iPad to help you book trips, plan your vacation, and figure out what the weather's like — where you are, or anywhere in the world. [more…]

iPad Utility Apps

An iPad is a pretty useful thing right out of the box, but you can make your iPad even more useful by adding some or all of these utility apps. [more…]

iPad Apps for Writers

Get your creative juices flowing by using these writing apps on your iPad. These apps can keep your writing flowing whether you're researching, journaling, or writing the next great novel. [more…]

Choosing the Right iPad for You

iPads come in only two different colors: black and white. Otherwise, they all look pretty much the same. In fact, if you pick up an iPad, you're not likely to be able to tell one model from another. That's [more…]

Looking at the External Features of the iPad

When you fork over your hard-earned money for your iPad, you'll be left holding one box about the size of a package of copy paper. One of the things in that box is a small card that displays a picture [more…]

Get the Most Out of Your iPad Battery

You've heard about the awesome 10-hour battery life on your iPad. But all batteries run down eventually (the little battery icon in the iPad Status bar will tell you when you're running low), so one of [more…]

How to Use the iPad's Touchscreen Interface

The iPad touchscreen technology allows you to swipe your finger across the screen or tap an icon to provide input to the device. Just as you may have become used to with your mobile phone, you use the [more…]

How to Use the iPad's Onscreen Keyboard

The iPad has a built-in keyboard that appears whenever you're in a text-entry location, such as a Search field or e-mail message. Follow these steps to practice using the iPad's onscreen keyboard: [more…]

How to Search Your iPad with Spotlight

A search feature in iPad called Spotlight helps you find photos, music, e-mails, contacts, movies, and more. This search feature can be found on the screen to the left of the iPad's default Home screen [more…]

How to Use iPad Apps to Stay Organized

Scheduling your time, tracking contacts, jotting down notes — they're all a part of keeping organized in today's hectic world. iPad offers three apps to help you do just that: Calendar, Contacts, and Notes [more…]

How to Sync Your iPad and Your Computer

You can use your data connection cord to connect your iPad and computer to sync info like contacts and calendar settings. Before you can use iTunes to sync, you have to download the software and, if you [more…]

How to Buy from the App Store on Your iPad

Apps provide all kinds of functionality for your iPad, from the ability to plan travel, manage finances, and find local restaurants and gas stations to hard-core business productivity and serious gaming [more…]

How to Organize Apps on Your iPad

An iPad can display up to 11 Home screens, giving you plenty of latitude to organize your apps. By default, the first contains pre-installed apps; other screens are created to contain any apps you download [more…]

How to Browse the Internet on Your iPad

How you connect to the Internet depends on which iPad model you own. The Wi-Fi-only iPad connects to the Internet via a wireless network. If you own a 3G-enabled iPad, you can still use a Wi-Fi connection [more…]

How to Add Your E-mail Account to Your iPad

You can access an existing e-mail account using the handy Mail app supplied with your iPad, or if the mail service has a Web-based interface, you can sign in using the Safari browser. Using Mail involves [more…]

How to Open and Read E-mail on Your iPad

iPad's Mail app offers a pretty simple interface for reading your e-mail. It displays an open message and a pane that you can use to show inbox contents or change to a different folder. When you tap the [more…]

How to Create and Send E-mail on Your iPad

You're probably an old pro at creating and sending e-mail messages, but it's worth a quick trip through iPad's Mail feature and its approach to writing e-mail using the iPad's onscreen keyboard. [more…]

How to Organize E-Mail on Your iPad

iPad's Mail app offers a small set of folders for organizing your messages, as well as a handy search feature. Especially if you've set up multiple e-mail accounts, you'll want to keep your e-mails organized [more…]

How to Change the Brightness and Wallpaper Settings on Your iPad

There are two visual settings that fall together as one category in the iPad's Settings window: Brightness & Wallpaper. Adjusting these settings can make your interaction with an iPad easy on the eyes [more…]

How to Use the Picture Frame on Your iPad

The Picture Frame is a feature of iPad that allows you to play a slideshow of images from the Lock screen. When the Lock screen is displayed, you just tap the little flower-like icon in the bottom-right [more…]


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