About myself, iPod touch, iPod mini, iPad iPad 2

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  1. Ibmuser

    Ibmuser iPF Noob

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    I have owned apple devices since they came out. I have over 30 years in mainframe computer systems. I am an expert in over 7 operating systems. From programming errors to communication problems I have been responsible for many aspects of running a large computer.
    I am the go to guy in my family for all things from apple, Microsoft , Sony, even HDTV and just about everything else. I am seldom stumped but I have always found places like this forum invaluable.

    Of any product I have iTunes the most difficult program to work with. I think it's the absolute worst piece of software ever written and used by so many. Even searching for help when you rub into an iTunes problem is ridiculous. Yo never know if the answer you have is the right one even though some so called expert has said it is.

    Besides that , thank god IOS is written so well and ,almost foolproof .
     
  2. Gabriel1

    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi there and welcome.

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

    Remember, search is your friend. If you can't find the answer you need and you post a question then give as much info as you can to help members help you i.e. iPad 1 or 2, etc. and iOS version and name of app if the problem is with a specific app........and please don't forget to read the forum rules http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    These are the hacking section rules for all you jail breakers (and would be jail breakers) http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2892-hacking-section-rules-please-read.html

    We also have an app for this forum. The link to download the app is: Discussion Forum for iPad Users for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store and a great tutorial/guide for using the IPF App here http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html

    You can download the manual for your iPad here http://help.apple.com/ipad/6/ and here http://support.apple.com/manuals/ and in iBooks search for "iPad user guide for" and you will find free comprehensive manuals for iOS 4, 5, 6, etc.

    If you have other Apple products or are interested in other Apple kit then why not join our sister forum too at http://www.appleforums.net/ and for iPhone users, come and join in the discussion over at http://www.iphoneforums.net

    The Archangel
     
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    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I must admit that it makes zero sense for iTunes to me such a weak program coming from a 100-billion dollar mega company like apple. Clearly, they can design and write good code, so the only logic I can fathom to explain iTunes is that management just doesn't get it. Could they be so interested in profit that even the expense of making this program a joy to use be too much to ask? Part of their legacy will be that iTunes was really bad. This after selling millions upon millions of devices that need iTunes. And for a company that works hard to foster simplicity and eliminate complexity, they have placed unneeded complexity upon their user base. Amazing.

    Oh well, life is like that! :)
     
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    Today's iTunes moment.

    Booted it up on my Mac. It recognized my iPad, gave me the nag message to update to 6.1.3. I cancelled that and it promptly crashed. Did a force quit. This time up came the nag screen for my iPhone. Cancelled that. This time, no sign of my iPad. Wanna talk about weird?
     
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    Hello and welcome aboard!
     

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