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How-To: Save $130 and Fees on a 3G iPad 2 If You Own an iPhone

Did you know that there is a fairly clever workaround for 3G iPad fee woes if you already own an iPhone? Actually there are two, one for those without a risk-taking trait and one for those who are a little more ambitious. Either way, getting rid of iPad 3G costs

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Tips for Purchasing an iPad 2 on eBay

After an unlucky launch day for me and literally every store in New Jersey being sold out of their iPad 2 stock by the next day’s afternoon, I vigorously checked eBay for a 32GB iPad 2. A brand new 32GB iPad with a Smart Cover was sold as a $700

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Device Home Sharing: What You Need to Know

Amongst the few other noticeable additions. which made their debuts on the iDevice with Apple’s iOS 4.3 release 5 days ago, was home sharing. What this did, since the this feature was already existent from computer to computer, was enable you to use your iPod or iPhone to access your

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They’ve Got You Covered – iPad 2 Case Roundup

As you all are probably aware of by now, the iPad 2 was announced at Apple’s press conference on the 2nd. Those of you looking into buying the case this Friday may also be interested in buying a case to accompany your new, and obviously slick, device. Here’s some of

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How ‘Find My iPhone’ Helped the Cops Locate a Stolen iPhone

Ed Scanlan was robbed Thursday night. The robbers took his license, $220 in cash, his credit cards, and his iPhone. He recovered all of these stolen items while also helping the cops catch the two parolees who mugged him in the evening. What did he do? He used the iPhone’s

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Fix for ‘No Content’ Bug

While syncing my iPod just now I noticed, when navigating to the music app, that there was apparently “No Content”. However, on my computer, it said that I had my some 400 songs. Weird, huh? After syncing and syncing, it was contantly displaying the message, so I decided to experiment

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Possible Fix for Slow iPhone, iPad Backup (Updated)

If your iPhone or iPad is set to sync automatically when you plug it into your computer, you likely noticed it always performs a backup before syncing. Sometimes, the backup takes an extremely long time. We have found a solution that fixes most of the backup issues in iTunes.

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Undocumented Spell Check Features Found on the iPad

The iPad shipped with some new spell checking features, like the red underline found in the Mac OS, and word replacement. We've found something not documented to further help users with their spell checking on the iPad. With auto-correct enabled, when you spell a word wrong, the iPad displays a popup with the correct spelling, and as with the iPhone, you simply tap the spacebar to accept. However, if you tap the delete key immediately after the corrected word, it will show a popup with your original spelling.

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Printing from the iPhone and iPad

As Apple gets ready to release its latest version of the iPad, some people still have a hard time justifying the tablet as a business device. Most notably, the ability to print is conspicuously missing, a shortcoming that the iPad shares with its cousin, the iPhone. Seemingly, the easiest way to print from these devices is to email yourself with whatever image or item you wish to print attached. Fortunately, in an ecosystem like Apple's App Store, developers are quick to fill the gaps in functionality the iPhone's OS.

Check out a list of some of the front-runners in this category, below.

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Quickly Cut, Copy, Paste Entire Paragraphs

It's well documented that when editing text on the iPhone you can double-tap to quickly select a word for copy and paste. But there's an undocumented feature that also lets you quickly select an entire paragraph. Quadruple-tapping on any editable text highlights the entire paragraph, not just the single word. It might take a little practice to get it just right, but after only a couple tries it becomes much faster than double-tap-dragging to select a block of text. This feature only works when editing text, so don't expect it to work while in Safari or other apps.

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