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    Which folder do you copy videos to?

    Hello folks, The title is not complete,as it needs a little explanation. I need to stream videos on my TV through Roku. Although I have Roku XS, the USB port never worked. As a result of that I can not play mp4 files through Roku unit itself. Now that Roku has an app that will let me stream...
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    Keep screen awake for only certain apps

    There is an app in Play Store called as Stay Alive, does exactly this job. Helps me a ton when I am doing reading. I wonder if there is any such app for iPad. This is iPad 1. Thanks in advance.
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    30 Pin extension cable, longer than 5ft.

    I wonder if anybody knows a place to buy 10ft 30pin exntension cable.Longer version of this product on amazon. All I find are about 4 ft max. I need 10 ft cable. I could use 3 of these but I would like to avoid that. Thanks in advance. (P.S. NOT USB to 30-pin cable)
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    Old versions of apps

    I have jailbroken iPad 2, so stuck on iOS 5.x Majority of the newer app versions require at least iOS 6.0 I wonder if anyone knows Apple making older versions available too or soon your iOS 5.x device is obsolete? Thanks in advance.
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    App crashing on jailbroken iPad 1

    I have jailbroken 1Pad 1. Lately, I have been noticing that whatever app I use crashes. I regularly use Feedly and it crashes so many times that I am fed up of using Feedly and looking for a desktop alternative application (not their program because of the limitations). I tried Newswire but the...
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    Apple Store disappeared from jailbroken iPad 1

    I jailbroke my iPad 1 OS 5.1.1 a while ago and then configured as per my requirement. I had Apple Store until today when I shut down the iPad because it became unresponsive and then started. Before shutting down, when I tried to launch Apple Store, it had no Apps section and redirected me to...
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    Using iPad outdoors

    Hello folks, I used to use iPad indoors only but now that summer is here, sometimes I prefer to sit outside (in the shade) to read. I notice that the reflections on the screen drives me nuts. I wonder how you fix it. I have matte screen protector on my phone and it works pretty well. I have...
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    Mounting ISO file on iPad (1st Gen)

    Hello folks, I have a DVD loaded with instructional videos/audios and supporting pictures and pdfs. I would like to go through DVD en route work. Since I need to check suporting pictures and pdfs while watching the videos or listening to the audio, it is not as simple as ripping the video...
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    Good Reader question - Sync with Dropbox

    Those who remember my previous questions, I am trying to set up a sync between Dropbox and any pdf annotating app that will enable me to annotate pdfs on iPad and later to sync with Dropbox. Good Reader can do it (first download pdfs in the app, annotate them and upload back to Dropbox). Now...
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    Remove home screen lock

    Hello folks, I am curious if you can get rid of home screen lock completely. I know for the next generation iPads, this 'smart cover' thing can do it (don't know exactly how). Any idea for iPad 1 (jailbroken) Thanks in advance.
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    App for storing patient medical chart

    I am not asking this question for doctor's office or something but more for myself. I have 2 chronic conditions where my healthiness with regards to these conditions fluctuates much quicker than the wind. I prefer to keep notes in Google Docs at the moment but it becomes rather difficult to...
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    PDF annotations apps

    I am in need of a PDF annotation app. Majority of the times, I will be just using highlight function. I am looking at GoodReader, iAnnotatePDF and PDF Pen. I have looked at Good Reader on colleague's iPad (but haven't played extensively). I have used iAnnotatePDF on my android tablet and happy...
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    cheap anti-glare matte screen protector

    Hello folks, I am fully aware of the fact that iPads do not need screen protectors. They are scratch resistant. The problem is, since its glass, I can not read it in sunlight or under a lamp because of the resulting glare. I need anti-glare screen just to get rid of this glare. There are tons...
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    Backing up Dropbox contents

    Hello folks, I use Dropbox a ton for my work purpose. My files are about a GB and majority of the files are just pdf, maximum file size about 10mb. Honestly, this is my bread and butter and can not afford to lose any of these files. Majority of the times, I work on tablet (android or iPad) I...
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    Print to pdf, app or bookmarklet

    Safari was the first one to introduce print to pdf option on macs. I wonder why this feature is not available on iOS (which I desperately need) I wonder, if anyone is aware of any print to pdf app or bookmarket like Print friendly that can be used to print to pdf on iPads. Many thanks in advance.
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    AppStore disappeared after jailbreaking

    Hello folks, Since I jailbroke my iPad in the morning using Absinthe 2.0.4, I have been searching web for ability to install apps from Apple Store as App Store icon has disappeared from my iPad. I read that I should be able to install these apps, but the question is how, esp. in absence of App...
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    Parental control / User profile app - Jailbroken iPad 1st Gen

    Hello folks, DS (age 4.5) has a developmental disability. Initially, he used iPad exclusively for the purpose it was bought for but then he explored YouTube and we noticed that he is learning loads from videos too. So we introduced him to the videos. The plan backfired (we expected that) and...