The advances in recent technology have been amazing to watch. It went from computers so large they filled a whole room, to mobile phones that have Internet access. Technology gets better every day. Same with the iPad and the tips that follow will help you make the most of its capabilities.
Monitor how much you spend on iPad apps. Because of the iPad’s convenient features, you can end up spending much more money than you like. The iPad saves your credit card information and you can click away without thinking. Be aware of what you are doing when buying apps. Keep track.
You do not need to tap the small camera roll icon found in the bottom left corner to look at a picture or video you have just taken. Swipe with one finger toward the right and your picture or your video will be displayed. To view photos you’ve taken in the past, continue swiping left.
Using shortcuts makes it simpler to send messages. You can finish up a sentence by tapping twice on the space bar to add a period and a space. You won’t have to add it yourself and the time you save can mean more messaging to family and friends.
Is the battery icon distracting to you? This can be simply turned off. To turn off, simply enter the Settings menu. Select General and then Usage. Access the Usage menu and turn off the display for battery percentage.
If you would rather not have Google as a default search engine, that can be changed. Access Safari and then Search Engine from the Settings menu. In addition to Google, you have a choice of using Yahoo and Bing as your search engine.
The iPad can be instantly muted. The original iPad did not have a mute button. Now, you can mute the sound easily with very simple steps. Now, you can quickly mute your iPad by holding the “down” half of the volume button.
You can block mature content on an iPad that was purchased for use by your child. Just click on settings and turn on parental controls. You can restrict mature content, including anything that has nudity or bad language.
iCloud is an exceptional utility for iPad users who are always online. You can store extra information this way without it using up space in the iPad’s flash memory. Store your content on the device and iCloud if it is very important to you.
Do you know what podcasts are? These consist of radio shows ranging in short to long lengths. If your radio stations aren’t playing any good music, then try some podcasts. There are so many topics that you’re sure to find one that you find interesting.
There is no doubt that we live in a time with innumerable technological options, from huge computer networks to the tiniest cell phone. The choices for connecting and communicating with others are endless. Choosing the iPad offers you a wealth of options, many of which you may not yet realize. This article is a starting point, but keep looking for information out there.