Stable & Sturdy iPad Air Prodigy Elite – Best Folio Style iPad Case Ever – Save 25%

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Over the last few years, I’ve received dozens of requests from companies and individuals who want me to promote or sell their iPad apps or accessories. I’ve chosen to write about only a few that I believed were quality products from reputable companies. Several weeks ago, the founder of a company called ZooGue contacted me. […]

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iOS 8 Video – Introducing, Exploring and Discussing iOS 8 at NMUG

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In my previous post I mentioned leading a session on iOS 8 for members of the Naples MacFriends User Group (NMUG). I had a great time introducing, exploring and discussing iOS 8 with some 60 NMUG members. Here’s the recording of the presentation. Thanks to NMUG VP George Rubin for help with setup and the […]

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iOS 8 Update – What’s New, What’s Not, What’s Worth Waiting For

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I’ve been invited to lead an introductory discussion of iOS 8 for members of the Naples MacFriends User Group (NMUG). I’ve been researching and reading print and online articles in preparation for this discussion. Here’s a list of resources you’ll find helpful as you make the decision to upgrade to iOS 8. These websites and […]

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Versatile nimblstand Offers Clever Support for Typing or Drawing on the iPad

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A short time ago, I received a clever stand for the iPad called the nimblstand. The two-part nimblstand clips to the Apple wireless Bluetooth keyboard, forming a stable stand for typing. You can also reverse the stand for drawing by stowing the stability clip under the keyboard in easel mode. More on this later in […]

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How to Turn Off Shared Calendar Alerts on iPhone or iPad in iOS 7 or iOS 8

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Shared calendars are a great way to keep up with family appointments or organization events. You’ll be notified on your device whenever someone adds or changes an event in a shared calendar you’ve subscribed to. But perhaps those pesky alerts in notifications are not welcome or needed. Here’s how to silence the alerts from shared […]

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How to Make Text Easier to Read on the iPhone or iPad

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If you’re finding it difficult to read the text on your Apple mobile device, try these simple fixes to make the text easier to see. These changes should make most fonts and typefaces more legible. First, turn on the bold text option. Note that this step requires you to restart your device. Open the Settings […]

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Share Your Expertise with Fedora – How to Easily Create An Online Course or Class

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In my previous post, I announced the relaunch of my series of video lessons for the iPad, including a $10 discount. The tool I used to create the new iPad Academy class format is called Fedora. I was impressed by how rapidly I could move my existing content to the Fedora system. My new course […]

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iPad Video Lessons – New Format, Easy Access, Money Saving Coupon

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A few years ago, I released one of the first video training courses for the iPad. Since then, more than 1,000 students have chosen this convenient online course to improve their iPad skills. (Thanks everyone!) However, the course delivery system I designed and built back then is showing its age. Compared to course designs available […]

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Trouble with the Apple iOS update stuck or frozen: Suggested prevention & solution

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There are scattered reports of iOS devices (iPads, iPhones, iPod touch devices) hanging or freezing during the iOS update process. Before you begin the update, shut down and restart your iPad or other iOS device. (Rebooting is a good step to help prevent problems before updating any computer or mobile device.) Press and hold the […]

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How to Find the Model Number of Your iPad: Get More Info on iPad Models

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A student in my Master Class recently asked how to find the iOS version (operating system) and the model number of an iPad. Here’s how to look for and look up more information about your iPad. Finding the iPad iOS version Go to Settings > General > About > look for Version about half way […]

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