Posts by TheIpadGuru

How to Clean iPad Screen

With children using the iPad, it is unavoidable to have a dirty screen every now and then, and sometimes even got food on it. How to clean the screen safely? What to do before cleaning: 1. Unplug all cables 2. Turn off iPad by pressing and holding the Sleep/Wake button, and then sliding the onscreen…

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Phone Charging Tips: Do This And Your Battery Will Die

  We pride on paying meticulous attention to design, but we also strongly focus on learning how to best optimize battery life with effective charging techniques. Starting with Apple’s best definition of maximizing battery, “Battery life is the amount of time your device runs before it needs to be recharged. “Battery lifespan” is the amount of…

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Tips and Tricks: Lightning Not Striking?

  I share this tip this week because, for the third year in a row, I find myself having the same problem. It seems that the Lightning Port of the iPhones 6, 6S and 7 all have a particular attraction to lint. Since I wear jeans to work most days and keep my phone in…

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iOS 11 – How to Tell Which Apps Won’t Work

iOS 11 brings a number of enhancements and new features to your iPhone and iPad. In this new update Apple has switched from 32 bit apps to 64 bit apps. If one or more of your apps have not been updated for the new system, it won’t work with iOS 11. Here’s how to tell…

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Apple releases kernel source code tuned for mobile chips

Ever since the first version of OS X, Apple has regularly released the kernel source code for Macs. In theory, you could learn from it or even build your own projects from it. For iOS, though? Not so simple. Even if you had source code, it wouldn’t matter much unless it was optimized for the ARM-based chips…

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YouTube’s iOS app shares videos to iMessage with ease

You’d think YouTube’s iOS app would have had iMessage sharing early on, but no — sharing clips to Apple’s official messaging client has been a cumbersome affair. Not so after today, however. YouTube has quietly updated the app with a direct-to-Messages sharing option. Tap that and you can quickly send a clip to a friend. The video will play…

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