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Do Banners always slow down an app when they appear?

I have an iPad 2 and I've noticed every time I receive a Banner style notification (the temporary pop in bar at the top of the screen) inside of a game app the game visibly stutters for half a second. ...
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How can I get rid of Newsstand?

After the upgrade to iOS-5, I got the Newsstand app "for free". I don't use it and I probably never will. Is there any way, short of jail breaking, for me to remove it from my iPad2? I know that I ...
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Using USB-Keyboard (connected my mbp) to control IPad via Bluetooth Connection

Hey guys I wonder if there is a way (a third-party solution maybe?) to control my IPad with the keyboard thats connected to my mbp. Someone else on Stackexchange also asked link for this feature (Nov ...
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Does iPad 2 3G's GPS work without SIM card inserted?

I own an iPad 2 with 3G but I've not inserted SIM card and I'm not planning to unless it's really necessary to get GPS working. I was wondering if iPad 2 3G can navigate without SIM card (thru ...
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Can I use 2 iPads at the same time for synchronized music making? What about with the same app?

I am getting an iPad and my mate has an iPad as well. We have a bit of a band and want to know if it's possible to 'sync' 2 iPads together to use music making apps that will play at the same tempo and ...
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How to switch between mail and safari on iPad 2?

When reading email using mail, I always click on a link and it open in safari. But when I want to go back to mail, I need to press the button and then find email. Is there a better way to seamlessly ...
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MXL USB Mic on an iPad 2?

I am considering getting an iPad 2 because of the support for inputting an electric guitar in via an Apogee JAM device. However, part of my bigger picture is to take an MXL .009 USB Condensor Mic into ...
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Do the iPad 2 and the 6th generation iPod Nano have the same docking connector?

I am looking to purchase a Speaker docking system for an iPad2, I also want to be able to use a 6th generation iPod Nano with the same dock connection. Is the connection on the iPad 2 the same as the ...
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How do I get my videos off my iPad 2?

I put a bunch of videos onto my iPad 2 a while ago, syncing them over iTunes. The PC that I set this up on is no longer available. All I have now is my iPad with the videos, and a new computer with a ...
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iPad 2 not charging

This is not about the iPad not charging over a USB connection. My device refuses to charge both over USB and the charger that came with it. I got my iPad 2 with iOS 4.3.5 just about 10 days ago. It ...
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Is there an GTalk application for the iPad 2?

Is there an application that will allow me to do video talk using Google Talk from my iPad 2?
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Is there a way to effectively clean a Smart Cover without causing damage?

On my iPad smart cover (It's one of the polyurethane ones) there seem to be some spots of what looks like grease, it could be some sort of food grease or skin oil. What would be the best way to clean ...
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iPad Safari Delete Website Data

Off late, the Safari on my iPad has become a bit slow. That is, the pages take a long time to load. Would deleting Website Data help in improving the speed ? Or any other options ? It would be great ...
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Will a thief be able to access the data on my iPad 2 by bypassing the passcode?

Recently, my iPad 2 was stolen. It was protected by a lock screen passcode. Can the person who stole it access my data even if they don't know the passcode? If I understand correctly, the only ...
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Why isn't the “Open New Page” button working in Safari for iPad (iOS 4.3.5)?

In my recently acquired iPad2, the Safari "Open Page" button is not working. All the rest of the buttons work fine, except this one... The oddest thing is that when I "long-tap" a link and choose ...
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How do I “uneject” an iPad from iTunes?

I have an iPad and I want to sync it via wifi. That works fine. Sometimes I mistakenly eject the iPad from iTunes and then it does not synchronize anymore ("searching for my MacBook"). Can I instruct ...
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How can I disable Photos on my iPad 2?

I want to disable photos icon in my iPad 2, but I don't know how to do that. I want to disable like Movies. I can disable Movies in General's Restriction, but I can't find how to disable Photos. How ...
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iPad 2 3G plan cost (att & Verizon)

Is there any website comparing 3G plan for both carriers? Like application fee, monthly fee (including different data usage limit), termination fee.
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Upgraded iPad 2 to iOS 5 : no device summary pane

I upgraded my iPad 2 to iOS 5. I don't want to sync it through the cloud : I just want to sync it as usual, with iTunes through my USB connector. But I have a problem : as soon as I upgradedto iOS ...
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Add wallpaper to iPad but not to the list of Photos?

The only way I found of adding a custom wallpaper to an iPad leaves that wallpaper mixed with all the photos. Can I somehow specify that it's a wallpaper and should go into the list of wallpapers? ...
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Is it possible to get the iPad to play videos in the common formats?

I was looking for an easy to use device for my mum, who wants to occasionally grab movies to watch on the go. I didn't do my homework properly and just bought an iPad because it seems to be a synonym ...
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How do I check an iPad 2's supported carrier?

I had an AT&T iPad 2 3G which I took back to the Apple store on a warranty, and they gave me a replacement one. When I got back (it was an 1.5 hour drive), I realized that I forgot to specify that ...
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In which countries can I use 3G service with a Wi-Fi + 3G model of the iPad 2 that was purchased in the U.S.?

If I purchase a Wi-Fi + 3G model of the iPad 2 in the U.S., can I use the 3G service outside of the U.S.? If so, in which countries and how would I go about doing so? For what it's worth, I am ...
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Does saving photos on iPad from Photo Stream save the full resolution?

When saving photos from the Photo Stream to the Camera Roll, is the full resolution picture stored? I ask this because the the Apple FAQ states that iDevices only get an "optimized" resolution ...
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Restore videos backed up to iCloud?

I have some videos on my iPad, which have gone corrupt somehow. They do not play and say Unknown in the details. I had taken a iCloud backup of these. How do I force them to be downloaded back to my ...
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Why do I see a list of MAC addresses in Reminders?

Having upgraded my iPad2 to iOS-5, I've now got the new Reminders app. When I open it, I see a list of MAC addresses on the left hand side under, "Yahoo!" (I assume it says "Yahoo!" because my Apple ...
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Can multitasking gestures in iPad 2 be disabled for specific apps?

As much as I like multitasking gestures , they are creating problems in certain games where we use multiple fingers like Fruit Ninja , can these be disabled for specific apps/games on my iPad 2?
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Game asks for in-app upgrade money again after re-installing - IPAD 2 / IOS 5

I purchased a free app Haunted Manor by Big Fish and then bought the in-app upgrade to full version for $6.99. After I upgraded to IOS 5.0 (BTW im using an IPAD 2) it started crashing so I ...
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Jailbreaking an iPad 2 with iOS 5

Is it possible to jailbreak an iPad 2 running iOS 5? Please let me know if it's possible. If so, how do I do it?
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Map app for iPad that works while you're not connected to WiFi or 3G?

About to drive across country and, while we're sporting iPhones, it sure would be nice if the navigator could use our iPad, non-3G, version to view maps while we're traveling. I've looked through the ...
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How do I add attachments in iPad Mail?

My friend has an iPad 2 and we can't seem to find a way to attach photos to emails using the standard Mail software the device comes with. What are we missing?
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Sync iPad on a different device

I would like to stop syncing my iPad with my MBP & start syncing it with my iMac instead; when one connects an iOS device with a machine other than the one they previously synced with they get a ...
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iPad 2 darkening of screen down left hand edge [closed]

I've just bought an iPad 2 and it seems to have a very subtle screen fault: a very slight darkening down the left hand edge of the screen, so that if e.g. a document is being viewed on a white ...
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Problem syncing book downloaded using iBooks

Using iTunes I tried to sync my iPad with my PC after downloading an epub book using iBooks on my iPad. However I get an error stating that my PC is not authorized to sync the book to my iPad and ...
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Can I turn pages in ebook with single touch?

I am considering the purchase of the iPad2 and among other things, the one that bother me is this -- you can turn pages when reading an ebook with hand gesture, i.e. moving finger from left to right ...
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iPad 2 Wifi + 3G With iOS 4.3.3 has no multitasking gestures?

I recently bought an iPad 2 Wifi + 3G. It is not Jail broken and it is completely genuine. It has iOS 4.3.3 pre-installed. I have not updated my iOS yet as I have just bought it today. I didn't find ...
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C++ application for iPad

I came across an iPad2 application that allows a user to write Python programs on their iPad. Though this framework was only limited to Python's maths functions I was wondering if there is a similar ...
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Will an iPad 2 3G from UK work on a Poland's (or another country's) 3G network?

I have the possibility to buy an iPad 2 3G which is written iPad "UK", on the vendor's site. I expect it to have a different charger plug, but that's all. Being in Poland, will I be able to make it ...
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Is iPad a multi-tasking device?

Is the iPad 2 a truly multi-tasking device? e.g. Can I listen to some kind of audio formats (not via iTunes) in the background while surfing on Safari ?
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Dealing with ads blocking application functionality on iPad

I've noticed some applications on my iPad have advertisements. The problem is that the advertisement covers lower part of the screen where some applications place buttons and other UI elements, and ...
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Getting “not eligible to build” error when updating iPad 2 to 4.3.3

I'm trying to update my iPad 2 firmware to 4.3.3 but iTunes is giving me a "not eligible to build" error. I have tried editing my host files, but to no avail.
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How to deauthorize an iPad 2?

I used to own an iPad 2. I didn't much care for it, so I gave it to my sister as a gift. She lives in a different state. I thought I removed any/all of my account info from it. But apparently my ...
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Is the iPad 2 any better at handling large PDFs than the original iPad was?

We know that iPad 2 performance is higher than the performance of the original iPad (Safari, Games, etc). But whether iPad 2 user experience is better in opening and reading heavy-weight PDFs than ...
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Are the chargers the same on the iPad and the iPad 2?

Is the charger of iPad and iPad 2 same? I want to buy i extra charger for my iPad but in future I can buy iPad 2 also. So I want to buy a charge which should be compatible with iPad and ipad 2 both.
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Ping command on iPad

Is there some way by which a ping command or somewhat similar can be run on iPad ? I am trying to do this as my wifi connection dies out if there is idle time even for a few mins though it works with ...
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Why does iPad show a weird effect on some PDF images?

I noticed some PDF documents viewed on iPad (either version 1 or 2) show a weird effect as follows. There are thin lines distracting the image. You can see the details on YouTube: Weird image shown ...
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Wifi internet issues on iPad

I have a wifi internet router (via an ADSL modem) which i use to connect internet on my iPad. For some reasons, the connection seems to break in between (and more when idle). The same connection works ...
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What are good sources for iPhone 4/iPad wallpapers?

There are plenty of sites out there that compile wallpapers, but most have a very low signal:noise ratio. I don't want to deal with so much 'rough' to find a couple 'diamonds'. Are there places that ...
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iPad 2 battery is not draining completely

Over the last couple of days, I found that my iPad - whilst functioning as expected in all ways - is not able to discharge beyond 14%; it would simply turn off as if I had drained the battery down to ...
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How do I navigate around text fields on the iPad?

From time to time I need to edit some text in a text box on my iPad. One example is adding a bookmarklet to Safari; many techniques suggest you add a bookmark then edit it afterward. Clumsy, but it ...