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Nov
29
comment Is there an iPad app that will 'play' a large PDF file as a slideshow?
Turns out Automator has PDF -> Image workflow built in: superuser.com/questions/88379/… - this worked nicely
Nov
29
comment Is there an iPad app that will 'play' a large PDF file as a slideshow?
So this seems to work well - HOWEVER - the text in the PDF gets pixelated when I export/convert the PDF slides to JPG or PNG. If I bump up the resolution (600dpi or even 1200 dpi) it crashes the photo viewer on the iPad. Any suggestions for optimizing a JPG or PNG for display on an iPad?
Nov
18
comment Easiest way to deploy a slideshow/video onto multiple iPads and have it play by clicking on 1 icon
Awesome! Thanks. Not planning (or capable) to build an iOS app, so I'd have to find one that does this or use your suggestion. Will investigate WebClips and hosting a quicktime file locally! Still hoping to find a solution that lets me load the video locally off the iPad to avoid everyone crunching the network at once.
Oct
2
comment How can I check via software if my iPhone is unlocked?
When I purchased my unlocked iPhone from the Apple Store, I had to ensure that my SALES RECEIPT indicated no contract, which would prevent the phone from being locked once a SIM was inserted. Further reading here: howardforums.com/showthread.php/…
Sep
15
comment Please share your hidden OS X features or tips and tricks
This also works in open/save windows
Sep
14
comment How do I get good quality photos onto an iPod Touch?
Strange - it 'optimizes' my photos but I am able to zoom into them a bit once they are synced back to my iPhone. Perhaps there is some issue with how they have been optimized - I don't think you can customize that.
Sep
14
comment Please share your hidden OS X features or tips and tricks
Tried to add a few more but wouldn't fit as a comment - OP feel free to edit your answer: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/400/…
Sep
14
comment Please share your hidden OS X features or tips and tricks
I wonder if the "Terminal Tips and Tricks For Mac OS X" thread from SU can be ported over: superuser.com/questions/52483/…
Aug
25
comment Which are the OS X Dashboard Widgets you can't live without?
This Community Wiki be reworded as "What are some essential dashboard widgets"
Aug
10
comment Can you FaceTime over 3G with jailbroken iPhone 4?
should be noted that a Facetime call uses approx. 3MB/minute of 3G data.
Aug
5
comment What are some undocumented iPhone features?
fairly obvious 'feature'
Aug
5
comment Least expensive prepaid data roaming with an unlocked iPhone in the US
Thinking about going with an AT&T iPad MicroSIM - $15 for 250mb. Curious how easy it will be to walk into an AT&T store and pay cash (or prepaid credit card) for an iPad MicroSIM. Would then need the custom APN settings to use in the iPhone
Aug
3
comment Are iPhone screenshots geo-tagged?
When you download the image to your computer you can check it's metadata (cmd+I in OSX) to see if there is any GPS coordinates in the EXIF headers
Jul
28
comment Least expensive prepaid data roaming with an unlocked iPhone in the US
needs to be mobile access.
Jul
21
comment BBM-like iPhone app?
I believe 2 or 3 of the ones I listed above ALSO have Blackberry versions - which is helpful if you can convince your BB friends to install and use it :)
Jul
15
comment What is the best way to discover good iPhone apps?
This should be a Community Wiki question as there is no one specific "best" answer