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How do I call myself using Facetime?

I have Facetime on my MacBook and Facetime on my iPad. Of course I also have one Apple ID account. Sometimes the family uses the iPad while I'm away. I'd like to be able to call "myself", that is ...
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Can I prevent websites from disabling zoom?

I've noticed that more and more websites are disabling the ability to zoom on an ipad using Safari (or other mobile browsers, it seems). Is there a setting to turn this ability off, or some other way ...
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iPad buyer's regret

If someone is amazed by the new iPad that Apple announced today, but recently bought an iPad 2 from an Apple Store, is it too late? Could that person return the previous iPad purchase in order to be ...
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Can the iPad / iPad 2 handle iOS 6?

I've heard anecdotal evidence of iOS 6 seriously impairing the performance of the iPhone 4 (and had a poor personal experience with it on iOS 5). I was wondering if anyone has had any problems ...
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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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How do I change the microphone input sensitivity on iPad 2?

Is it possible to change the microphone sensitivity (input volume) on the iPad? If so, how?
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Can I password protect/childproof iPad apps?

I have ordered an iPad 2. I was wondering if I could protect applications that I don't want my 7-year old to muck about in. It's stuff like Mail, Things, Evernote, and perhaps some games not suited ...
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Can I use my MacBook Air to sync with two different iTunes accounts?

I recently bought a MacBook Air with OS X Lion. I have an iPad (iOS 5) and my wife has a iPhone 4S. We each have our own iTunes accounts and that's the start of the problem! I successfully opened ...
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How can I select all in a Google doc with an iPad?

I created a new Google doc on my iPad2. When I select all to copy the whole contents, it only selects the current line. Is there a known workaround for this?
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Auto join personal hotspot

I recently bought an iPad2 (WIFI only) in addition to my iPhone 4 I already had. There are two reason I took the wifi only model: I am not planning on taking the iPad everywhere I go. That's what ...
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Did they increase RAM in iPad 2?

Since there was no hint about more RAM during the presentation yesterday, did anyone find out if they stay with 256 or (like iPhone 4) increased it at least up to 512?
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What's the best way to deal with wmv files on iPad

I have bunch of training videos, mostly in .wmv format on my computer. Well, I tried to find a player in appstore to watch those videos right away, without converting them - I couldn't find any good ...
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How many photos can iPad handle?

I have a large-ish photo library on my home network server of over 20,000 pics. I am considering syncing it to my iPad 2nd generation 64 GB, but I am not sure whether the built-in Photos app would be ...
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PDF metadata editor for iOS

I have several PDF ebooks in my iBooks. Some of them have their titles & authors visible. Some only displayed as "untitled". Is there any PDF metadata editor for iPad?
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iPad can't seem to view sites / pages that include the port in the URL?

I've found that the iPad, using its Safari browser can't access web pages that include a port number in the URL: http://www.example.com:8080/ or even http://www.example.com:80/ In either case, the ...
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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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How do I examine my iPad for malware?

Lately I occasionally get redirected to other websites when I load some news websites. It could be a banner redirect I guess, but I suspect something more sinister. The iPad is NOT jailbroken and ...
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Can the Apple 10W USB charger be used with a 7-port USB hub to charge iPad 2, iPhone 4S, and other devices at the same time when traveling?

When traveling, I probably will have the iPad 2, iPhone 4S, a USB backup charger, and some misc devices such as a Kindle Fire and a Sony digital camera that uses USB to charge its battery. So instead ...
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Can an iPhone stream to multiple Airplay devices at the same time?

I really love AirPlay so I thought about buying a second AirPort Express for another amplifier in the apartment. But will my iPhone5/iPad2 be able to stream to both AirPlay devices simultaneously?
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How to transfer large videos from iPad 2 camera roll to Windows XP?

iPad 2 16GB WiFi iOS 5.1.1 Windows XP SP3 All updates installed I have one video on my iPad 2 that is 24:13 in length that I filmed myself and stored in the camera roll. My goal is to upload it to ...
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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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Can I use iPad 1 or iPad 2 accessories (such as cases / covers) on the new iPad (3)?

Does the new iPad have the same form factor / dimensions as the first two iPads? Can I re-use accessories from the first two iPads?
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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 close all tabs on Safari for iPad after the app crashes

My wife went to a site that tries to load a PDF that crashes Safari for iPad. After trying to load Safari again, it tries to open up all of the tabs again including the one that is crashing Safari. ...
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How can I set the time before the screen dims?

I've got an iPad 3 on iOS 5.1. When reading occasionally my screen will dim before I interact with the screen; it doesn't turn off and lock but it dims. How can I lengthen the timer for this? Is it ...
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Using a company iPad privately

My boss has given each employee an iPad 2 with the express permission to use it privately as well as professionaly (take it home, install apps, ...). All iPads are used with the same company-wide ...
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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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Concern with location sevices on previously owned iPad

I bought an iPad off of Craigslist, I wiped it clean and set it up as my own. Is there any way that the previous owner can view my location? Either with MobileMe or find my iPad?
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Does the iPad 2 Support the iPad 1 Dock?

I'm thinking about selling my first generation iPad, but was wondering if I should sell the dock with it. I know that they are coming out with a new iPad dock specifically for the second generation. ...
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Mp4 file not playing on Ipad/iPhone

I need to convert a bunch of mp4 files so they are playable on Ipad. I already succesfully encoded a mp4 file so it plays on all major browser ( IE,Firefox,Chrome, Safari) the mp4 file even plays on ...
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How do I force iOS to check for updates?

I've got an iPad2 that's supposedly susceptible to the latest encryption hole in iOS 7. However, it's not offering me the update automatically. Where can I go to force it to check for updates?
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Copy text from mac to ipad

I'm often reading stuff on my Mac but then I want to switch to my iPad to read it there. Is there a simple way to copy text or an URL from my Mac to my iPad?
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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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Is there a way to configure the keyboard on an iPad

I just got an iPad 2 and I find the keyboard difficult to use, because the keys always show as caps. Is there a way to modify the keyboard to display lower or upper depending on what the what the ...
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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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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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Can photos taken with my iPhone (and Apple ID) stream to my husband's iPad (and Apple ID)?

My husband and I have different Apple ID and iCloud photo stream. When I take photos on my iPhone, registered to my Apple ID, can I have them automatically uploaded to my husband's iPad 2 registered ...
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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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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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I have been asked for my UDID, is there any personal information that will be given away should some have this number?

I have been asked my my UDID to beta test apps, is there personal information attached to this number? Such as passwords or account information? Details about the device, I am running ios7.1 on an ...
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Are the iPad 2 30-pin cable and the iPod touch cable different?

They look the same and get mixed up. My iPad 2 can't charge with the iPod's cable but vice-versa works. Might this iPad question apply?: Using an iPod charging cable to charge an iPad Can this ...
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Is it possible to use custom fonts in Mobile Safari?

I need to install a font in iPad2, and Safari must be able to use it. Is it possible? Solution: I'm developing a iPad2 app using a web wrapper (PhoneGap) and a JS framework (Sencha Touch 2). I need ...
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I have bought a ipad 2 32gb wifi and 3g it came with ios 4.3.5. how would i jailbreak it?

i have seen many people among my friends who have jailbroken their ipad 1. I have just bought an ipad 2 yesterday and wish to do the same . how would i jailbreak it i have also tried downloading an ...
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FaceTime Failed: Person Not Available

Consider an iPad 2 using WiFi attepting to make FaceTime calls to users on an iPhone 4. Each contact has their phone number defined under the iPhone tag (as opposed to Mobile). Whenever attempting a ...
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Transfer iPad games to external hard drive?

I have a 16gb iPad 2. Most of the space is taken up by games and it's hard figuring out what games I want to remove to open up space. Is there a way to transfer the games wirelessly to an external ...
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iPad 2 loses touch response in particular area of screen

My wife's iPad 2 is having a weird screen/touch issues. In a particular part of the screen (near the middle bottom on the left side if holding in portrait with the home button down), it just doesn't ...
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Ambient light sensor not working when moving from light to dark rooms with an iPhone or iPad

Over the years, I've collected a few iPhone 4's and 4S's, as well as a couple iPad 2's and a new/third generation iPad. They're all equipped with an ambient light sensor that darkens the display in ...
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Is it possible to play 1080p MKV files on iPad2 over uPnP?

I have just configured my Drobo FS to be a uPnP server on which I have lots of 1080p MKVs. My little boy loves his movies (Nemo / Cars / etc), so I was hoping to be able to let him watch them on the ...
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iPad Camera Connection Kit not showing valid MP4 videos

I've been wondering if I can use the camera connection kit as a way to directly copy video files onto my iPad for watching, from SD card. I've tested that photos and videos taken on my digital camera ...
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Custom search engine in mobile Safari

At the moment I am in mainland China, using an iPad set to British locale. When I use the search field in mobile Safari, it always loads google.com.hk (not google.com or google.co.uk). Unfortunately ...