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Which solutions are available for printing on the iPad to a HP LaserJet 1020 printer?

I have an HP LaserJet 1020 connected to an IOGear network print server. Currently the iPad doesn't support printing out of the box, however I have heard there are several third-party solutions on the ...
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iPhone custom label in contacts

I am having trouble saving a contact with a custom label in iOS4. I received a phone call from a number not stored in my phone. After the call, I clicked the blue chevron next to the number >> Create ...
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Can I delete photos from iPhoto and delete originals that aren't in the iPhoto folder?

I like the simplicity of iPhoto and all the nice ordering features. But, since I like to manage my library myself (folder names etc) I have not selected the option to import my photos to iPhotos' ...
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Some apps do not display on iPod

I have installed 150 apps on my iPod Touch, but I have found that some apps do not display. Is there any limitation on the number of apps that can be displayed?
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Are iPhone screenshots geo-tagged?

When I take a picture using my iPhone's camera, it attaches the current location to the image in the metadata. Does it also do this for screenshots that I take?
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"locked" iPhone video playback mode for children?

After we upgraded to iPhone 4, one of our old iPhones was pressed into service as a children's video playback device for our 1.5 year old. That's one of the best things about an iPhone upgrade -- ...
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Is it my imagination or do iPods charge faster using a car charger?

Maybe I'm crazy, but it sure seems like when I plug my electronics (iPhone, iPod, etc.) into a car charger it gets up to a full charge MUCH faster than if I use a regular charger and an outlet. Do ...
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What are some cheaper alternatives to Airport Express that allow music streaming?

I have a Windows desktop and laptop (no Macs) and an Airport Express for listening to music in the living room. I also have sets of speakers in two other rooms. I don't want to spend another $200 just ...
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iPhone backlight blinks on then goes out. What are my options?

This morning I woke up to find my iPhone dark. If I pressed the home button to turn on the screen, the backlight would flash on briefly and then die. I've turned it on and off, done a hard reboot (...
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Why is my jailbroken iPhone not booting?

I have an iPhone 3GS with firmware version 3.1.3 running on tethered jailbreak (blackra1n). Yesterday the wifi didn't work so naturally I: reset network settings (as I did once or twice before). got ...
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How do I create a custom ringtone for my iPhone?

The iPhone has a very limited selection of default ringtones. How do I create a new ringtone for my iPhone?
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How can I get Apple Remote working with the BT Home Hub?

I've got both an iPhone 3GS and an iPod Touch 2G which used to both be able to control my computers iTunes library using the Apple Remote app. However since I've started using a BT Home Hub 2 (A & ...
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iTunes U showing up in song list

I’ve just started using iTunes U on my iPhone 3G running iOS 3. For some reason, they are all mixed up in my songs on my iPhone, rather than another section such as podcasts which would be far more ...
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Will upgrading my iPod touch 3g erase any data or settings?

My old iPod nano was completely erased, (losing some unrecoverable songs) when I last updated iPod firmware. Is there a way to upgrade my iPod touch 3g without losing all my data?
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How do I stop my iPod from playing audio books when I 'Shuffle Songs'

On my main menu in my iPod, I frequently click 'Shuffle Songs' to play randomly through my songs. It manages not to include my podcasts but every once in a while will play a chapter from an audio ...
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Recording iPad Video Output on Mac

I'd like to record video output from my iPad on my Mac. I know there is a VGA output adapter for the iPad. What hardware and software do I need on the Mac side? Details: I have a two-year-old iMac ...
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What do I have to take into account if I want to replace my iPod touch with an iPhone?

I have an iPod touch which is regularly synced with my PC/iTunes at home. I have bought some apps and music. Can I easily plug in my new iPhone (I don't have it yet), start iTunes and have it synced ...
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Comparison of cases available via Apple's case program

I'm trying to decide which case to choose via Apple's case program. Are there any side by side physical comparisons of the cases available? All I have been able to find is speculative information, ...
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Speed comparison of iPhone 3g with iOS4 and iOS3?

I have heard that running iOS4 would slow down my 3G. Does anyone know of any reliable data on whether that is the case or not, and if so, by how much? Related Questions Is it worth upgrading my ...
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Least expensive prepaid data roaming with an unlocked iPhone in the US

Will be travelling to the US a bit and trying to determine the least expensive way to get my unlocked iPhone online. My provider (Rogers) has a standard US data roaming rate of $30/mb but also ...
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What are some interesting uses for an iPod touch 1G with broken wifi?

I have a 1st generation iPod touch in which wifi does not seem to work. Fixing it would cost too much and I don't want to just throw it away. It is jailbroken at the moment, but this does not help as ...
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How do I upload my iPhone pictures/videos to my Windows Vista PC?

I found a page in iTunes that appears to allow me to sync pictures from my PC to my iPhone, but I can't see any obvious way to upload pictures taken on my iPhone4. How do I do this? What about videos ...
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Can I get my iPhone to see the "Other Calendars" from Google Apps for domains Calendars?

Our office is using Google Apps. I have it set up to sync calendars against Google, but none of my Other Calendars appear when I click the calendars button on the iPhone. Is this possible? I've ...
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Why my iPhone switches from wi-fi to 3g each time screen blocks and does it take any data during? (or how to check it)

I am using iPhone 3gs 16gb with OS 4.0.1 and each time screen blocks it is switching from wi-fi to 3g. It comes back automatically to wi-fi each time I unblock the screen. Can I prevent it somehow? ...
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After market car stereos with iOS 4/iPod Out support?

I have an iPod Touch that was upgraded to iOS 4. I am sick of my FM transmitter, and am looking for an after-market car receiver for my 1998 Honda Civic with iPod support, but am concerned because of ...
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Can I "Forget this Network" when the wifi network is not in range?

I have an iPod Touch that I upgraded to iOS 4 (but this an issue that also existed in iOS 3.1). When I travel, and I join a WiFi networks (e.g. hotel, etc), I don't always remember to forget the ...
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Can you solve these intermittent audio problems with Ford Sync and iPhone?

Most of the time my iPhone 3GS works well with the Ford SYNC system (based on Microsoft Auto/Windows CE) in my Mercury Milan Hybrid. I connect the iPhone to the car's USB input (inside the center ...
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How does the iPhone handle connection priority?

Suppose I'm in the range of a wifi network and I check my email on my iPhone. Will it try to use the wifi network first and only if that fails attempt to connect to 3G? Or will it always use 3G (with ...
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iPod Touch Connected To WiFi But Bars Don’t Appear In Status Bar

This only just started happening. Settings reports I am connected to the network, and I can browse the web in Safari, update apps, receive emails etc., but next to where it says "iPod" in the status ...
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iPhone 4 and Cisco WRT320N connection issues

I've recently acquired an iPhone 4 (iOS 4.0.1) and hooked it up to my Cisco WRT320N wireless router. For whatever reason, my iPhone drops of the network constantly. Sometimes before I can even load ...
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iPhone 3GS, ATT MicroCell, iOS 4.0.1, failure to connect

I was a very happy customer of my microcell until the upgrade to 4.0 and the subsequent patch. Now, at best, I can force an M-cell connection by flipping to airplane and back. I have completely ...
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Charger that lets you use an iPod Touch while charging?

Are there any chargers that let you use an iPod Touch while it's being charged? I have a simple wall charger, but it disables the iPod's audio while it's plugged in. I can plug the iPod into a ...
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Is there an aftermarket USB->DockConnector cable that works with an iPhone 4 + bumper case?

I'm looking for a third-party (i.e., cheaper) alternative to the Apple Dock Connector to USB Cable that is compatible with an iPhone 4 w/ bumper case. I've tried a few third-party cables and none of ...
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What are the pros and cons of IMAP/CalDAV vs. Exchange for GMail and Google Calendar for iOS 4?

I am trying to decide if it is better to use the IMAP/CalDav option for accessing my GMail/Google Calendar on my iPhone vs. Using the exchange connection. Anybody got pros and cons of the different ...
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How do I copy music from iTunes to my iPad?

I seem to remember that dragging and dropping a file used to work the same as it did with my iPod.
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Tethering app code for iOS [closed]

Many of you know there was a Flashlight app with a hidden feature that enabled tethering, that snuck into the App Store this week. It was removed very quickly, about 10 minutes before I found out so I ...
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What file type/extension is used to store data for iPhone apps?

I'm thinking about recovering the data on my bricked iPhone, but the hard drive recovery company would probably need to know what file types I want to recover. Most applications store their data in ...
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Can you sync computer with iPhone?

When having one computer, it works great syncing your iphone with it, to get your stuff on the iPhone. However, having two computers, one at work and one at home, I wonder if it's possible to have a ...
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Is it better to use ePub or mobi files in iBooks? [closed]

I've purchased some books that make epub and mobi versions available for download. What are the main differences and which is better supported in iBooks?
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iPad with retina display? [closed]

I'm about to buy an iPad, but I don't want to, if in 6 months, the new version has cooler features like retina display. Is there a chance for it to happen? Or should I buy it now, and just, enjoy it ...
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Is it possible to use an iPad as an additional computer monitor?

I just ran across this app from Maxivista that allows you to use your iPad as a second monitor. It's just like their other app that lets you use another computer as an additional monitor, such as a ...
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How can I recalibrate the touchscreen on my iPhone?

When I tap on the bottom of my iPhone's screen it actually acts as if I tapped in another section higher up. It may be a calibration problem. How can I recalibrate the touchscreen?
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Transferring an old iPhone after I upgrade?

I'm about to upgrade from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 4, and I'm not sure what will happen to my old device once my phone number is transferred. Specifically, I want to give the old device to my ...
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Is it possible to queue songs on the iPhone?

I would like to queue up songs on my iPhone like I can on my desktop music player. Is this possible with iTunes, or is there an alternative music app that will let me do this?
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Is there an iPhone app for outlining that has a decent web/desktop companion?

I am looking for an outliner app for iPhone, with either a desktop or web counterpart.
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How can I find out which apps I have already downloaded on my iPhone?

When you attempt to download an app that costs money, you will not be charged if you already bought the app. After you press buy and enter your iTunes password, it will say "You have already purchased ...
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Is it possible to connect my iPhone 3G via Bluetooth to both OS on my MacBook?

I'm trying to connect my iPhone 3G to my MacBook via Bluetooth to use the iPhone Tethering. When I connect the iPhone to the OS X everything works fine. Since I often also use Windows 7 on the Boot ...
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Is there a backquote on the iPhone keyboard?

Is there a backquote (backtick `) on the iPhone keyboard, and if so, where is it? When I'm writing a post on a site in the SE family (especially SO), I want to use the backquote for inline code ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone device for storage?

I know that through iTunes you can store images, audio etc. on your iPhone. But is it possible to access the iPhone and store any kind of files for later retrieval, much like a memory stick?
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Are there any car holsters for the iPhone 4 like the one that came with my first Android phone? [closed]

I'm looking for a holder like the one that I got with my first Android phone. It must hold the phone in landscape.
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