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For Seniors: View Location Information in iPad's Google Maps

iPad 2 includes the Google Maps app. Use it to lookup directions, addresses, phone numbers, and web pages for homes, businesses, and landmarks. Maps also allows you to quickly add the addresses and phone [more…]

For Seniors: Map a Contact's Location on iPad 2

Using Google Maps on iPad 2, you can locate an address entered in Contacts. Maps can also provide directions to a contact's address from wherever you're currently located, or from some other location altogether [more…]

Your Location with Maps on the iPad

With Maps on the iPad or iPhone, you can quickly and easily discover exactly where you are, find nearby restaurants and businesses, get turn-by-turn driving instructions from any address to any other address [more…]

How to Find Things with Maps on the iPad

You can use the Maps app on the iPad to find a person, place, or thing. The Maps app requires Internet access to function but don’t rely on your iPad’s web browser [more…]

Views in Maps on the iPad

Here’s a look at some ways that you can use what you find in the Maps app on the iPad. First, find out how to work with what you see on the screen. Four views are available at any time: Standard, Satellite [more…]

Connect Maps and Contacts on Your iPad

Maps and Contacts on the iPad go together like peanut butter and jelly. For example, here are two helpful tasks that illustrate Maps and Contacts at work. [more…]

Bookmarks in Maps on the iPad

Bookmarks in the Maps application work like bookmarks in Safari on your iPad. When you have a location you want to save as a bookmark so that you can reuse it later without typing a single character, follow [more…]

Get Route Maps and Driving Directions on Your iPad

You can easily use the Maps app on your iPad (you need to have Wi-Fi access) to get route maps and driving directions to any location from any location as follows: [more…]

Public Transportation and Walking Directions on iPad Maps

After you provide a starting and ending location to Maps on your iPad, but before you tap the Start button, the blue banner displays three icons on its left side: a car, a bus, and a person walking. [more…]

Get Traffic Info on Your iPad

You can find out the traffic conditions with the Maps app on your iPad. With the the map you’re viewing, tap the curling page in the lower-right corner of the screen and then tap the Traffic switch so [more…]

How to Restrict YouTube Access on Your iPad

If you’ve given an iPad to your kid or someone who works for you, you may not want that person spending time watching YouTube videos. You want him to do something more productive, such as homework or the [more…]

How to Start Using Apps on Your iPad

Apps enable you to use your iPad as a game console, a streaming Netflix player, a recipe finder, a sketchbook, and much, much more. You can run three categories of apps on your iPad: [more…]

How to Search for iPad Apps

One of the best things about the iPad is that you can download and install apps created by third parties, which is to say apps not created by Apple (the first party) or you [more…]

Get More Information about an iPad App

If you've found an app for your iPad in the iTunes App Store, you may want to know a bit more about the app before you buy or download it. Discover product descriptions, system requirements, and more, [more…]

Read Reviews of Apps for Your iPad

Before you pay for an iPad app from the iTunes App Store, check out some customer reviews to see what other customers have to say. To find out more about an iPad application, just click its icon or text [more…]

How to Use Social Media Apps on Your iPad

Your iPad comes with several social media apps including Game Center and YouTue as well as the Ping feature in the Music app. What it doesn't include are social media apps for popular networks, such as [more…]

Browse the iTunes App Store from Your Computer

Looking for Apps for your iPad is easy. After you have the iTunes App Store on your computer screen, you have a couple of options for exploring its virtual aisles. There are various “departments” available [more…]

How to Check Requirements for an iPad App

You have visited the iTunes store and found an app for your iPad that interests you. Last but not least, check the requirements and device support information for your app. [more…]

How to Download an App for Your iPad

To download an app for your iPad, start by finding cool iPad apps using iTunes on your computer. Then, you will need to synch your iPad so the application will be available on it. [more…]

Hunt for YouTube Videos on Your iPad

So where do you find YouTube videos to watch on your iPad? You might want to start by tapping one of the seven buttons along the bottom of the screen of your iPad. [more…]

How to Watch YouTube Videos on Your iPad

To watch a YouTube video on your iPad regardless of how you got to it — through one of the search methods or by following a link to it — just tap it. The movie begins to load, and after a brief wait — [more…]


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