The iPad is a fantastic piece of technology that gets rave reviews. If you are new to the tablet world, deciding to purchase an iPad can feel overwhelming, as can understanding how to best use your new device. This article is a crash course in the functions of the iPad.
Be careful about the apps that you choose to download. Some apps can be very bad for your iPad’s operating system and others will drain your battery at a rediculously high rate. You can check reviews for an app before you download it right in the screen in which you would access to download it.
Does your iPad prompt you to join new wifi networks all the time? Get rid of this by going into the settings menu. Touch the tab for Wi-Fi, and you can turn off the prompt by changing the last option.
Is that app you just launched making too much noise? Press and hold the button used to turn down the volume, and the device will mute automatically. If you find yourself needing a mute button often, you can set the screen lock button to work as a permanent mute button.
Does your email notification drive you crazy? Did you know you can turn off this annoying feature? Under general in settings, you can alter the sounds. You should then select the Sounds menu. You can stop the sound for new mail or at least turn it down. (more…)