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    Emptied All of The Mailboxes, Totally, But Usage Shows 1.5 GB For Mail ?

    Hello, Sr. Citizen now, and frankly not that sharp with iPad's, so please bear with me a bit. Have a few year old iPad. Have updated to the latest OS a while ago. Have totally cleaned out ALL of the Mailboxes. Every one of them truly shows totally empty. But- If I go to Settings and Usage...
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    "This Accessory May Not Be Supported" Msg. Cable, Or...?

    Hello Folks, Sr. Citizen now, so will blame my ignorance with this "kinda stuff" on old age. Have an iPad 3rd Gen. Recently have been getting, every 30 seconds or so, a message that "This accessory may not be supported" As best I can determine, it is only when the unit is plugged into...
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    Any wifi, non-gps required App For Driving ?

    hello, I saw the navfree suggestion for a mapper with turn by turn directions when driving. but this, apparently, requires an ipad with gps, which mine does not have. is there an App that use wifi, and does not require gps ? Thanks, Bob Thanks
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    No GPS ?

    Hello, I have the most basic iPad3, the one without a built in gps. Are there any "good" Apps that would enable turn by turn navigation on myiPad, similar to having a dedicated gps, assuming, I guess, that one remains within wifi distances ? Caveats ? Thanks, Bob T
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    iCloud Question

    Hello, sure is a lot to know. Concerning iCloud, which I have enabled in the Settings. Is there an icon or App to actually use it ? When I get an email, sometimes there is a pix as part of it. If I delete the email, is the pix portiom "still" saved to the iCloud ? If so, how do I pull them...
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    Redeeming A Gift Cert. ?

    Hi, Thanks for help. All I seem to have on thebottombar is ...Genius, Purchased. No redeem. I have the latest update. Might that be the problem ? Do you perhaps actually show that you want to purchase a particular item first, before the redeem button shows up ? Bob
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    Typing Question

    Hello, Still trying to come to terms with the typing nuances on this. When I end a sentence, with a period, then hit the return once ormtwice, it does what it is expected; it, the cursor, goes down two lines, and awaits further typing. but other times, like now e.g., all that appears is a...
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    Redeeming A Gift Cert. ?

    Hello, i have received a gift cert, with a code string that has to be entered, somewhere. It says to open itunes and click itunes store then to click Redeem. I cannot find a button that says Redeem anywhere. Where should I look, exactly, please ? Thanks, Bob Th W i
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    Amazon And B&N ?

    Hello, New user. Can i download books from Amazon and B&N to my iPad ? How ? Or are they only downloadable from them to a nook or kindle ? Thanks, Bob T Tb Thanks, B oo or are they only downloadable to a kindle or nook ? OOo
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    e mail folders

    hello, was really hoping they would address this in ios 6, but i dont think that they did. any way ofmhaving Folders for different email categories for msgs received so that you could sort them. every other email program i know of does. Any way to ? Bon
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    Google maps ?

    Hi, any way of getting google maps back after installing ios 6 ? Thanks, Bob
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    Ipad guessing at words ?

    Hi, Typing on this thing is driving me crazy. For e mails, it constantly puts in letters that it wants, and that I don't want. Usually refuses to allow me to change. Also, it formats, and jumps to a new,line, when it wants, and not when I want. Any way of disabling all these "smarts" that it...
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    Alcohol for Cleaning ?

    Hello, For my eye glasses, which have the anti reflective AR coating, I use Those Zeiss pre moistened packets to clean them. Apparently the towelettes are moistened with an Alcohol liquid, or similar. Think they would be safe for my iPad screen ? Thanks, Bob
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    Audio Quality

    Hello, Have just started with a few of those streaming radio Apps. Really neat. But the speaker audio on my new ipad is rally poor. Any Apps available, or siggestions, on how to make better, or adj the bass and treble, etc. ? Thanks, Bob
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    Google And 404 Errors ?

    Hello, For the last day or so, everything I find for by doing a search on Google results In a 404 error when I click on a search result to actually open it up and go there. No results found by Google seem to work. But Google works fine, as does everything else. Why might this be ? Thanks, Bob
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    Determining Size Of Video: Possible ?

    Hello, Is there any way to see the size of a video that I want to send to another party ? Would like to get some idea before my Internet provider has fits. Thanks, Bob
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    No "Device" Line Shows Up On Left Hand Pane in iTunes ?

    From OP: Hi, Thanks for all the help. Sure is a lot to know. Any ideas on how to transfer Videos, via wifi, from iPad to a Windows7 PC ? Regards, Bob
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    Hello, For a video clip take. With the back camera, the better one, what is the resultant file size for, e.g., one minute of video ? Approx. how many GB per minute ?
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    Photostream Questions From Sr. Citizen

    Hello, Thank you all for the help. If I don't want to go the Dropbox route, is there any practical way to get a video that is on my iPad to a DVD or a memory stick ? Thanks, Bob
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    Photostream Questions From Sr. Citizen

    Hello, Have a new iPad, and am trying to understand, and to get working, PhotoStream/iCloud. I would like to be able to send photos and videos I take with the iPad to my son, who has a Windows 7 (64 bit vers.) PC. Having all sorts of problems doing so. a. My understanding is that ALL Photos...
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    Ipad To ipod Transfer ?

    Hello, New at this with my iPad. I have an iPad. My son has a few year old iPod. a. I have taken some videos with my iPad. Are these automatically stored on the iCloud ? b. can my son download them to his iPod from the iCloud ? If so, what does he have to do on his iPod, and what do I...
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    Video Playback Ninety Degrees Mis-Oriented: Why, And How To Correct ?

    From OP: Screen Flipping In W7 ? Hello, Thanks for help. As best I can determine, the screen orientation options in W7 just allow for 180 deg. flipping; upside down in effect. Can see no way to do just 90 degrees. Is there, and I am missing it, as usual ? Regards, Bob
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    Video Playback Ninety Degrees Mis-Oriented: Why, And How To Correct ?

    From OP: Hello, Great info. Thanks so much; really appreciate it. Regards, Bob
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    Video Playback Ninety Degrees Mis-Oriented: Why, And How To Correct ?

    Hello, Have taken some videos with the iPad, and uploaded them to my Windows 7 PC with a nice APP I found. All is fine, except that they are ninety degrees out of orientation, and need to be rotated when using the video viewers I am familiar with. Probably the way I was holding the...
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    Photo Question

    From OP Hi, Thanks for suggestion. Several apps with names,like iFile in the App Store. But nothing, apparently, from Cydia. Might you please give me the full, exact, name please. Thanks, Bob
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    iTunes Not Working ?

    From OP Hello, Yes, definitely the 64 bit version. Bob
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    iTunes Not Working ?

    Hello, I hope it is O.K. to post a question about iTunes here. If not, I apologize; just delete it, or tell me best place to post it ? Has anyone trying to download and use iTunes run into that "Code 52" problem where it says that you need signed Drivers, even though they are obviously...
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    Photo Question

    Hello, Just bought and used the "Photo Transfer APP" for transferring photos from my windows PC to new iPad. Works fine. Question: For anyone using this particular APP, or others that are similar, how can one also transfer some of the data along with the Photo ? This APP I now have just seems...
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    No "Device" Line Shows Up On Left Hand Pane in iTunes ?

    Hello, Still trying to figure out how to download photos from pc to ipad via wifi. I pluged in the new ipad with the usb cable to pc. Ipad is on I opened up itunes (no difference if iTunes is running before the plug in for the following) First thing that happens is that I get a msg: The...
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    Pc And Ipad "Name" ?

    Hello, In the iPad Settings/general/About, is the name of the computer they want the name of your PC, or the Name of the iPad ? New at this, so pleas pardon the dumb questions. Also, to transfer pix from the pc to iPad: I have read the tutorial, but still confused. Must the iTunes be...
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    WiFi Transfer Of Photos: PC To iPad ?

    Hello, Not sharp with this, so would appreciate any help. New ipad3. Via wiFi, how do I transfer photos and videos from on my pc to ipad ? and, vice versa ? Does it go thru that "cloud" they talk about ? Do I need any particular app to do easily ? Only interested in wifi transfers for now...
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    Music Files Question ?

    Hello, I have a few apps that allow ones to listen to music. Some seem to "stream" the music flow, while others "seem" to download the complete music file first (but not 100 % sure). Let's say I am using an app that appears to download the music to the iPad, rather than streaming it. a. Can I...
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    Deleting ?

    Hello, I downloaded an app called Flight Intl. Allows one to download and view their monthly magazines. Apparently a true download,to,the,iPad, and,it,does show up nicely. But, there is no button on the downloaded mag. to delete Ete it after viewing. Would like to as concerned about iPad...
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    Keyboard ?

    Hi, Going crazy with the typing. Spending more time correcting typos that appear on the screen that are different text from what I thought I had apparently typed in. Is there a decent very small real keyboard I can get for under $50 or so that would fit comfortably on my lap ? And...
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    Typing Problem ?

    Hi, New iPad user. I am having a devil of a time typing. I am a reasonably fast typist, certainly not super fast, but the text that appears is often not what I typed. Is it the speed capability of the unit, or I am dragging my fingers wrong on the keys, or...? Any tricks or hints ? I use...
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    Re-Ordering of Bookmarks ?

    Hello, In Safari, is it,possible to re-order the list of Bookmarks ? Dragging the text line does not seem to do it ? Thanks, Bob
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    Netgear Genie Printing App (and Font Size Queation)

    Much thanks. Appreciate the help. Regards, Bob
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    Netgear Genie Printing App (and Font Size Queation)

    Hello, Would like to print from my iPad to an older non AirPrint printer. Have read about Netgear Genie, but my new Router is a linkSys Looked, but could not find anything- Any similar Apps that would work with a LinkSys Roiuter ? Btw: for us older folks- any way to make the font in this...
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    Photos And Videos Coming Thru As emails: How To Handle ?

    Hello, For the first time, I expect to get some emails with Photo and or Videos, I guess as Attachments. New ipad owner, and I guess I don't know how the following is handled. What App do I ned to open up the Photos ? What do I need to view the Videos ? Or, are both handled automatically by...
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    Doing A COPY Om Text ?

    Hello, What is the correct or a good way to Copy test ? How to select ? I have lots of trouble for some reason in doing it. Also, is there text in various programs, or apps, that do not allow copying ? If so, which might these Imitations be ? Thanks, Bob