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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iPad Screen Not Responding to Taps or Touches

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I recently received this question from a viewer who watched my video on cleaning your iPad screen. My iPad does not have much smudging. But the iPad is not allowing me to tap in certain areas. Here are four tips for dealing with an unresponsive or slow to respond screen. 1.Screen protectors can interfere with […]

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Using The iPad to Encourage & Support Physical Fitness in Schools – Resources

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I’ve been invited to make a brief presentation at the 7th International Conference on Movement and Health in June in Olomouc, in the Czech Republic. My presentation is called Using Tablet Computers to Support and Encourage Physical Activity in Schools. I’m no fitness expert, but will show and share websites, iTunes U courses, iBooks, apps […]

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Microsoft Office for iPad: Early Reviews of the Word, PowerPoint & Excel Apps

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Yesterday Microsoft announced the long-awaited release of Microsoft Office for iPad. You can install the individual apps for free. You’ll need to pay to get the full capabilities of these mobile versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel for the iPad. Here are three early reviews: Gizmodo Microsoft Office for iPad: Full Video Walkthrough and […]

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How to Send Multiple Email Attachments from Your iPad or iPhone

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I recently received this question from one of my readers: I have managed to send an email with 1 attachment. My problem is that I need to send an email with 2 different attachments (1 photograph and 1 survey). I don’t suppose there is a way to do this, is there? You can send more […]

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iPad Office Suites: Suggestions for Apps to Work With Windows Files on Your PC

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UPDATE: Microsoft released Office for iPad. A student in my Master Class recently asked me about office suites for the iPad. He was looking for a way to work with and move documents and other files to his PC. Here are a few resources that may help. There are a number of office suites for […]

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iPad Storage: How to Back Up & Share iPad Photos & Videos Without A Computer

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A student in one of my iPad workshops recently asked me this question. How can I back up photos and videos on my iPad without using a computer? Here are three storage solutions for backing up and sharing iPad or iPhone photos and videos. iCloud Perhaps the best way to back up and share photos […]

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Important Security Update for Apple iPad & iPhone – Directions for the Fix

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Apple recently announced an important security update for iOS on mobile devices. The iOS 7.0.6 update fixes a security flaw for data transmissions that should have been protected by encryption. An attacker could pose as a trusted website and could potentially view, alter or download email or acquire sensitive information such as login credentials and […]

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iPad Video Lesson: Introduction to the iPad – Guided Tour Part Two

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Part two of this video lesson addresses newer models of the iPad including the iPad mini. Part one introduced you to early iPad models and showed common features found on all iPads. These two videos cover the buttons, switches, connectors and differences between the iPad models. The content is taken from the first lesson of […]

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