Getting Along With Your iPad

June 14, 2011 | by

To a large extent, the iPad is a great technological shift. It is a combination of media devices and a laptop computer. Just like many of the new technologies having knowledge of your iPad takes very little and is not tiring at all. Owing to its popularity, having had over 3 million sales within the first 80 days after it was released in the year 2010. You can be sure of so many tips and tricks of how to get along with your iPad.

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Basics of the iPad

On the beginner user guide, Apple has identified a number of essentials facts that you need to understand so that you get along with your iPad with ease. One of the first very important details is on the usage of Air print and Air play. These are the two iPad’s features of wireless compatibility. Airprint helps in the connection of printers wirelessly. With this you have the capacity of sending doing prints when you are on the move as long as you have support devices.  You do not need to have any drivers, you just go and tap the print tab and then select the particular printer. On the other hand, Airplay is a device for synchronizing. It is used for linking with devices like Apple TV and speakers of Airplay or for transmitting data or info from your iPad to any other media device.

With your iPad organize for yourself

iPad 2 has an operating system known as iOS. It supports folder applications helping you limiting the long lists of applications and making it very organized.  All you need to do is tap and hold on the tab showing the icon that you want to move to a particular folder. Continue holding on the tap until the icons start jiggling. Then drag the application that you have selected and then the ipad  will create a folder on its own. You can decide to give the folder another name of your choice. The folders usually take the name of the applications by default. This includes names such as games, entertainment or word-processing among others.

Sharing at home

Owing to the fact that the iPad has a capability of networking wirelessly, you can be able to stream items from the library of your iTunes to the library of your iPad as long as you are on the same internet connection. All you need to do is turn on your iTune and tab on “Home sharing” in the menu advanced. Then go ahead and enter your ID for Apple if you are prompted. Then go ahead and select the items that you want to share, and then wait for a few seconds as the items are being synced.  You can then go ahead and click on items then play them as they are going across.

You can also decide to link your iPad with an external keyboard owing to the fact that it is wireless and it is also has Bluetooth. You can also use it as a fully-fledged computer. With all the applications such as word processor and a number of other applications that are beneficial to you.

Muzammal writes for ipads guide and techduplex which are tech, apple, ipad, iphone articles news blogs.


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