iPad technology is getting better every day. It’s amazing to see how quickly new apps are added to the iTunes store, too. This means that staying on top of what’s new isn’t an easy task. This article has basic information which should get you started towards iPad mastery and more use of your tablet.
If you use your iPad all the time to watch movies, listen to music and play games, the battery is not going to last very long. A simple way to get more play time out of each charge of the battery is to use a low screen brightness setting. In most cases, there is no need to keep the maximum brightness level to read, surf the Internet or tinker with apps.
Go into your settings, navigate to “general” and slide the side switch to “lock orientation.” Typically, this is set to mute, but that can be incredibly inconvenient. For example, if you are trying to read on your iPad, the screen may continuously rotate, causing you some frustration. Fix this ahead of time.
Are you annoyed or distracted by the constant battery life percentage displayed on your iPad’s screen? This can be turned off so that it does not bother you. At the outset, access the Settings Menu. Then click on General, and then Usage. This allows you to turn off the battery percentage notifications.
A great feature of the iPad is the zoom features. You can easily zoom in and out of any website by pinching with two fingers on the screen. This will help you select tiny links or features when they are larger. You can also double-tap on any image or text to enable auto-zoom.
Do you want to make sure everything you bookmark on your computer is also bookmarked in Safari on your iPad? This is easy to do using iTunes. On the Info tab, you go to the Other option and select the option to sync your bookmarks with Safari or your other preferred browser.
The iPad can be instantly muted. The original iPad didn’t have a specific mute button. With the advent of iOS 4.3, it became possible to mute the audio easily. In order to quickly mute an iPad, simply hold the volume decrease button.
Most people know that an SD card can be plugged into the iPad directly from their camera to view photos. Many people do not know that a connection kit can be purchased to connect your camera to your iPad. You can search the online Apple Store to find one for your camera.
There is an iTunes store on your iPad, and there is actually quite a bit to it. One such feature is iTunes U. The U stands for university. You can find lots of podcasts that are meant to teach in this section.
Simple, isn’t it? A few of these easy tricks in your repertoire and you’ll be set. iPad use isn’t a complicated thing, but staying on top of the latest developments is. Follow blogs, read articles and talk to others on forums and you’ll be able to keep up and enjoy your iPad even more.