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    MS Office For iPad

    Multiple outlets are reporting that Microsoft may be hard at work on a version of their popular Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications for the iPad. Microsoft is prepping a version of its Office productivity software to run on Apple's iPad, according to The Daily. The iPad-based news outlet...
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    Give A Unique, Inexpensive Holiday Gift!

    The App Store is overflowing with great deals and we hope you’ve taken advantage of the bargains and downloaded a few for your app collection. Not only are these apps entertaining, educational and helpful for you but they also make great Christmas gifts. Did you know Apple has a built in...
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    iTunes Match Thread

    ​ iTunes Match Launched November 14, 2011 as part of Apple's iCloud service! NOTE: iTunes Match is currently only available in the United States. Apple just rolled out iTunes 10.5.1 which includes iTunes Match, Apple's cloud music locker that was supposed to come out weeks ago. iTunes...
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    Creating Posts and Starting New Threads - How To

    Welcome! Here’s how to create posts and start threads. NOTE: If you're a new member please click on this link before staring a new thread: Click here before creating a new thread iPF Website If you want to ask a question in an existing thread click on the "+ Reply to Thread" button...
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    Steve Jobs - The Lost Tapes

    An unedited copy of a 1995 interview with Steve Jobs that had gone missing was recently discovered in London. The footage was originally filmed for the PBS mini series "Triumph of the Nerds" but was lost in shipping. A total of about 70 minutes called a "moment in time" because it shows the...
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    Last Minute Halloween Costume

    If you have two iPad 2's... !
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    Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.

    A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs Steve Jobs' sister Mona Simpson delivered a touching eulogy to the New York Times. If nothing else, read the last few paragraphs...chilling, yet wonderful. Source: New York Times
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    iOS 4.4.2 Released for Apple TV2

    Apple just released iOS 4.4.2 for the Apple TV2. Folks that couldn't upgrade from v4.3 to v4.4 or v 4.4.1 should be able to upgrade now Features: Photo Stream: View photos taken on your iOS device and pushed to your Photo Stream in iCloud. AirPlay Mirroring: Wirelessly stream what's on your...
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    Steve Jobs' Biography On Sale Today

    The new Steve Jobs biography by award winning author Walter Isaacson is on sale now. Available on iBooks (of course): iTunes - Books - Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson As well as Kindle, Audiobook and Hard Cover Mr. Isaacson began working on the only biography authorized by Steve in 2009 and...
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    A Celebration of Steve's Life

    A video of the "Steve Jobs Celebration" from Wednesday, October 19th has been posted on Apple's website. It's a nice reflection on Steve's life and a look forward by CEO Tim Cook and number of others as well. Musical performances by Norah Jones and Coldplay make up a good part of the...
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    Remembering Steve

    It's been two weeks since Apple’s Steve Jobs passed away. At the time Apple posted a link asking folks to share their thoughts and feelings by emailing Apple has now created a website that scrolls through the million plus responses they received. Apple -...
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    Limited Time Pricing for Original Apple iPads

    Apple's offering "Limited Pricing" on refurbished original (first gen) iPads. They come with the same one-year warranty as new and qualify for Apple Care which extends the warranty two years. If you don't mind being a generation behind, aren't a big FaceTime user...or if that special someone...
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    iPad iOS 5 Upgrade Troubleshooting

    If you're having trouble upgrading your iPad to iOS 5, please follow this link to our help section:
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    iOS 5 Upgrade Troubleshooting

    For help with troubleshooting iOS 5 upgrades, follow this link to the iPF Help Area:
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    iOS 5 and 5.0.1 Upgrade Troubleshooting

    Having trouble updating your iPad to the new iOS 5 software? You're not alone but the good news is, it will work...eventually. Note most of these tips apply to upgrading to iOS 5.0.1 as well. Lost network connections and timeouts are almost always the issue. Apple's server load is returning...
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    Steve Jobs Passes Away

    If you would like to share your thoughts, memories, and condolences, please email Apple - Remembering Steve Jobs
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    Using the iPad At Work, My Experience So Far

    One of our members has posted an informative review about using an iPad at work for anyone interested:
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    iTunes "Match Streaming" Turned Off

    According to Gigaom... I don't know about anyone else, but for me that's a very disappointing revelation. I understand why this may end up being the case but I was very excited about the earlier discussion that a form of "streaming" without affecting our iDevice's permanent memory was going...
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    Refurbished iPad 2's Now Available from Apple
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    Refurbished iPad 2's Available

    Apple has started selling refurbished iPad 2's... Clearance iPad Accessories - Apple Store (U.S.) Apple "refurbs" carry the same one-year warranty (AppleCare can extend that to three years) and the quality is always "as new" condition. They replace the screens and the back cover so no one...
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    iCloud iTunes Match Preview With "Streaming"

    Here are some great videos that give us a peek "under the tent" about the iTunes Match Service. Additional information about iTunes iCloud new "streaming" service... Apple's iTunes Match Service Uses Downloads, Not Streaming - Peter Kafka - Mobile - AllThingsD...
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    How to email photos and other attachments

    iPad Email Attachments - How To I took a quick look around but didn't find a "global" answer to a question that I get asked fairly often by new and even seasoned iPad to attach a file to an email being sent from an iPad. You can email most anything from an iPad but since iOS...
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    15% Off of iTunes Gift Cards

    iTunes gift cards are onsale 15% off at, free shipping too. The limit is two per order but you can order two of each denomination to stock up if needed. itunes - BestBuy EDIT: Deal ended. Picked up $200 worth for $170...not bad! Hope they run it again soon.
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    Apple WWDC 2011 Keynote

    Recap of today's WWDC (World Wide Developer's Conference) Keynote speech by Steve Jobs and friends. Lots of interesting news about OS X Lion, iOS 5 and particularly Apple's new iCloud. Live Update: WWDC keynote address | Computers | Macworld The differences between OS X and iOS continue to...
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    Steve Jobs Describes 1997

    Watch Steve discuss iCloud (and the iPad and Macbook Air and App development) at 1997 Apple WWDC... YouTube - ‪Apple WWDC '97 Steve Jobs It's a little ironic how he complains about how long it took the PC world to implement plug and play, but the overall discussion is certainly prophetic. He...
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    iPad Keyboard Secrets

    Most of this info is available in various places and guides, but here's a nice little video about the full capabilities of the iPad's keyboard...
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    Opera Mini - Fast Web Browser Now for iPad

    The free Opera Mini web browser has worked quite well on my iPhone. It's very speedy and its compression abilities (to save on 3G data use) outstanding. The app was just updated to universal and now runs on the iPad. I've been using it for a while this morning and it is impressive...
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    How to Transfer Files to Your iPad (for Beginners)

    The same question is asked post after post here..."How do I transfer files to/from my iPad to my computer?". This Lifehacker article has a nice tutorial including a video... How to Transfer Files to Your iPhone or iPad (for Beginners) It isn't the be-all, end-all as there are other methods...
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    iPad Vs Macbook Air

    I've seen a number of folks ask why someone would buy a new Macbook Air instead of an iPad...or vice versa...or why anyone would want to own both. Here's an interesting CNET article published Saturday comparing the capabilities of the iPad and the 11" Macbook Air in everyday life... Day-to-day...
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    Secrets of the superbrands - apple

    For some of the great unwashed (not us of course!) that don't understand the draw, here's a fairly reasonable look at why Apple has become the most valued brand on the planet (and some other quasi techie stuff like Facebook) by a pretty funny BBC guy (they exist!). It's a regular television...
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    Seamless - Picks up where you left off

    I've found a new iPad/iPod app called "Seamless" a pretty handy 99 cent investment (Free for the Mac app). As their website says... So whatever you're listening to on one device, say your Mac, can be picked up where you left off on another, say your iPad. (Providing of course that you have...
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    Enabling "Secret" Multitasking Gestures on the iPad 1

    EDIT: As of the 10 November 2011, with the upgrade to iOS 5.0.1, Multitasking Gestures were added to the iPad 1 To upgrade to iOS 5.0.1 simply connect your iPad to your computer, open iTunes if it doesn't open automatically, click on your iPad in the iTunes left-hand menu and under the...