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Recent content by Mbspears

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    AirPlay mirroring

    How did you test your network? Sounds like you ran a speedtest. That measures the speed of your Internet connection, not the speed of your network. I have a 50Mbps Internet connection, but I was having trouble streaming from computer to ATV3. My router was an Apple Time Capsule. I swapped...
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    What is a good case that works with the smart cover?

    Incase magnetic snap case is great. It doesn't add bulk and gives a third option for the stand position that is great for typing. Incase Magnetic Snap Case for New iPad 3 - Black Frost CL60137: Computers & Accessories
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    Muisc on Ipad

    Once you have successfully synced your device with a cable once, you can set up the iPad to sync wirelessly. Just go to System Preference, General, and select Wi-Fi Sync. Works great! Just make sure both your computer and iPad are on the same wireless network.
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    Mobile verson of sites

    Another option when there is nothing hiding down at the bottom of the page is to use an alternative browser such as Atomic Browser. You can set this to identify as desktop Safari or even 3 different versions of Internet Explorer. This works consistently for me, but I'd love to do that from...
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    Can ipad be used abroard via 3g?

    Yes, the international plans are way too expensive. I'm not as confident about the local SIM option, but you could explore it. Kevin, I'd love to see that iPad 4 HD mini!!!! Is that your wish list or code name for the iPhone? :)
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    Share iPad VPN connection with a computer

    iPad tethering isn't available (at least on AT&T) at this point. It does for an iPhone with the Mobile Hotspot option. If you have a Mac with an Ethernet connection, you can share that connection with any other device through the wi-fi. It's in system preferences, Sharing, then Internet...
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    Send to printer app?

    I don't find the need to print all that often, but when I do find something and Airprint is not enabled -- I find it easy to take a screen shot (pushing the front button and top button at the same time) and then printing from the camera app. Works great in a pinch.
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    HELP with Apps & Folders

    I've downloaded far too many apps -- over 400 at this point. I organize them by function such as Office Apps for Quick Office, DocsToGo, and the Apple Suite. I have a folder for remote access to work and home computers, another for browsers, one for utilities, reading apps, music apps, video...
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    Wireless A/N 5GHz Router connection

    Works fine for me too, although the iPad definitely prefers the 2.4Ghz signal -- by that, I mean it usually selects the 2.4Ghz signal as it has a stronger signal. Why are you set on using the 5Ghz band? You really won't notice the difference.
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    Airprint activator for windows

    This worked pretty well for me. Try this link... How to Install AirPrint to Enable Wireless Printing on Windows?
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    Bad day at Apple store

    I agree you should push hard with the store manager, but at the end of the day, it doesn't sound like it was their fault. They are basically offering a "goodwill" discount to you. I have a hard time saying they should have guard rails and that sort of thing. One other option you could consider...
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    iTunes U - thoughts?

    I like it. It's all recorded and there is no recognition for taking it. You'll have to dazzle your audience with your new found knowledge! :)
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    iPad compared to Galaxy Tab - My Thoughrs

    Just shut off LTE if you don't need it or aren't in an area that has it. By design, it will use more battery life. In reality it isn't bad. I'm sitting in an all-day meeting that started at 8:30am. I've been on iPad the whole time (no comment), LTE is working great, and as of 3:00pm, I still...
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    Help!! i think my iPad is infected with a virus.

    Agreed. That's definitely not a virus. Worse case scenario is your e-mail has been hacked. You could change your mail password if you think that is the case. I agree that you should just delete the note though.