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Is there any way to get iPad Safari Youtube videos to play at a higher (HD) quality?

I like to watch educational videos (like Udacity) which are hosted on Youtube. However, when I watch these on my iPad 2 over Wifi, they always play back at the lowest quality! The quality is so bad ...
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1answer
450 views

Do people actually add webpages to their home screen?

Many web apps and even websites like to prompt users to add their page to their iPad's home screen. This is particularly useful for web apps since if the website is launched from the home screen, it ...
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1answer
1k views

Hiding URL Bar on iPad?

I am working on a small web app that runs on controlled iPad (i.e., both the hardware and content is in our office and never leaves). I would like to hide the URL bar in this app. I've placed the ...
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1answer
563 views

How to open native youtube app from a video embedded in web page

when I view a page on my iPad and there is a YouTube video embedded, if I click it I can watch it directly within safari. This way, though, I cannot favorite the video, I cannot know the title of it ...
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2answers
195 views

How can I demo a website via an iPad?

I've developed a proof-of-concept that I'll need to demo on a projector (VGA) and I'd like to use the iPad to demo it. I'd like to mirror the page with as little lag as possible, as the proof uses a ...
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4answers
34k views

How do I hover on the iPad?

Is there a way to hover over content in a web page when viewing it in Safari in the iPad? Specifically, I was trying to hover over the individual avatars at Ask Different iPad Contest home page. On a ...
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1answer
228 views

Can you stream podcasts from the server to the iPad or iPhone?

So we are having a problem right now regarding the Lion Server and streaming podcast. We already did the steps on technical note TS4126 and now we can play the podcasts made from podcast producer on ...
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0answers
58 views

Link displacement

I have some links on a page. When I click (tap) one of these links, the gray box which shows where I tap is misplaced. It seems that the link is rendered higher than it should. Is this a known Mobile ...
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1answer
5k views

Is there a way to force Safari on my iPad to always display desktop sites?

I'm trying to change some of my Gmail settings on the mail.google.com site through my iPad, but Safari is always showing the mobile Gmail site rather than the desktop site. Is there a way to force ...
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2answers
14k views

On the iPad, how do I tell what version of Mobile Safari I have?

I'd like to know what precise version of Mobile Safari the iPad I'm using has. Is there any way to find out (preferably from the device itself)? There doesn't seem to be any menu in Safari Mobile, and ...
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3answers
2k views

Is there any way to globally or — at least persistently — kill OnSwipe for iPad browsing?

So, web browsing on the iPad has its quirks and drawbacks, but the one that stands head and shoulders above all others for me is the abomination that is OnSwipe, and especially its incarnation as a ...
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3answers
5k views

Is there a quicker way to clear cache on Safari mobile?

Is there a quicker way to clear cache in Safari on iPhone besides going to Settings -> Safari -> Clear Cache?
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Mobile safari won't login to websites on iPad

My wife's iPad 1 will no longer log into website accounts e.g. Amazon when using mobile safari, it just refreshes back to the log in page. She can get into these sites through the google app though ...
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1answer
4k views

Does Mobile Safari have an image file size limit?

I'm developing a website which contains, by its nature, very large images. When testing on an iPad, I'm noticing that any image on the page larger than 2MB is not showing up, just showing the dreaded ...
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3answers
716 views

Is there a plugin to block ads in Mobile Safari?

Is there any plugin to block ads in iPhone, iPad's Safari like Ad Block Plus is available for Firefox (Desktop)? Without jailbreaking.
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2answers
221 views

Confirming rendering behavior of this jsFiddle tabs example on an iPad 2

I would be very grateful if someone with access to the new iPad2 could confirm whether the [Glossary] tab in the jsFiddle link here is truncated around the letter -G- or -H- or is being completely ...
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1answer
343 views

Site Blocker for Mobile Safari Google Searches

Is there a way to block content scraper sites from Google searches on Mobile Safari? I would like something like the "Personal Blocklist" now available for Google Chrome.
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3answers
3k views

How can I tell when Safari on iPad is using HTTPS

Safari hides the protocol part of the URL (HTTP or HTTPS) in the address bar. When I'm purchasing something on the Internet, I like to check that I'm using HTTPS when entering credit card details or ...
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1answer
2k views

Infinite Safari history on iPad?

I really don't like to bookmark things (on iPad or other platforms) but just type a few relevent letters that bring the right site from browser history as a suggestion. However, on iPad I noticed that ...
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2answers
2k views

Can I block ads on a (jailbroken) iPad?

I am about to buy an iPad, and was using a friend's device recently. I noticed all these multi-colour intrusive square things I'm completely unused to seeing because I've been using Adblock Plus for ...
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1answer
9k views

How to stop iPad/Safari from treating certain numbers as 'phone numbers'?

I've got some pages on an intranet that show numerical rates to 4 decimal places, eg 147.1453. When these pages are viewed on an iPad, some of these rates appear underlined and clicking on them causes ...