iPad Mail Mystery Solved: Changing the Display Name for Received Mail

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I recently received this message from a visitor to my website. He was experiencing an odd problem with email on his iPad. Message: Hi there. I have a problem in that when receiving email the display name (my name) is not my display name but a string of text – “I would prefer you.” I […]

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Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad & iPhone: Tips for Saving Time & Typing

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This short video tutorial offers several keyboard shortcuts and tips that will save you time and typing on your iPad or iPhone.

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Buying a New iPad Air or iPad mini? Get Cash for Your Older iPad & Other Devices

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If you or someone you know is buying a new iPad, you may be considering what to do with your old one. Older models from the iPad 2 on can be upgraded to iOS 7. So they’ll still be useful if you want to pass them on to family or friends. However, if you’d like […]

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New iPad Models: iPad Air & iPad mini with Retina Display – Features & Free Apps

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Apple recently announced two new iPad models, an updated iPad mini and the next generation iPad called iPad Air. As expected, the iPad mini now has a Retina Display, with four times the screen resolution of the previous-generation iPad mini. The mini also has Apple’s new A7 chip, with up to four times the CPU […]

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How to Transfer A Video File From Computer to iPad – Copying & Converting

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I recently led an iPad workshop for a group of employees at a leading snack products company. Today I received this question about how to transfer a video file from a PC to an iPad. Can you tell me what application I need to download onto my PC so I can transfer a video file […]

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Safari Bookmarks: How to Move a Web Bookmark to Another Folder

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A student in my online iPad class recently wrote to me. He was having trouble moving bookmarks in Safari in iOS 7. If you’re having trouble placing bookmarks in the desired folder, here are the steps: Tap Bookmarks Tap blue Edit button – lower right Tap bookmark you want to move to another folder Tap […]

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iPad Mail Notification Problem: Missing Alerts for New Mail

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A visitor recently sent me this question: I am trying to get my iPad to give me an alert when email comes. The alert comes if there is email waiting when I activate my iPad. But I do not get the alert if the email comes when my iPad is sleeping. Is there a “switch” […]

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How To Copy Photos From Your Computer To An iPad or iPhone – Windows or Mac

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A member of my iPad Master Class recently wrote to me. Here’s her message: Trying move some pics to my iPad to make them portable. I’m having a devil of a time. ARRRGH. If you’re having similar trouble copying photos to your iPad or iPhone, this article will help. If you have a large number […]

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iPad App Problem: App Store Badge Shows Updates Needed But It Won’t Work

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A reader named Tammy wrote to me yesterday about iPad app updates not working properly. The App Store badge shows app updates are needed but nothing happens when the update button is tapped. Tammy is not alone. A bit of research on the web shows others are also having trouble with app update notices. Apple […]

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The RECON One iPad Bag – What Makes This iPad Carrying Case Stand Out?

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There are plenty of iPad bags and carrying cases available. What makes the Recon One from Alpha One Niner different? The answer is inside (and outside) the bag. Helm Ashiblie, creator of the Recon One, recently sent me a sample unit for review. What’s different about this bag? The answer is the Recon One flight […]

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