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Is there something similar to Apple’s Air Display for Linux? [on hold]

Air display is a program. An iPad can be connected to a computer and be used as an additional screen. Like a secondary screen but not connected by cable. So is there anything like this for Linux? One ...
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How do you access Chrome's “Inspect Element” on an iPad?

How do you access Chrome's "Inspect Element" on an iPad? I right click with my mouse on my Windows laptop. So how do I do this on an iPad (assuming it's even possible)?
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Copying Sketchbook Pro sketches to computer

I have 7GB of sketches on my iPad. I would like to remove most of them from the app and store them on my computer. However, I've downloaded two different file explorers and for both, only drawings ...
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Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) unable to connect to “Personal Hotspot” on an iPad running iOS 8

After I moved over to a new user account on my Mac—to try to fix another issue—my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and iOS 8 “Personal Hotspot” function quit working. At first it wouldn’t show my iPad’s ...
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IPAD Air2 PPTP vpn missing vpn dns

User has an IPAD Air2. When he connects to the VPN using his iphone it does not get dns server settings. He is connecting to Windows RRAS as pptp vpn. If I connect with a windows laptop I get all ...
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Why don't iPhone or iPad compress the video they record? [closed]

I just recorded 30mins of video on an iPad (1080p, of course) and it took up close to 5Gb. So my question: is it really so hard to do on-the-fly compression? Surely that's what those multi-core CPUs ...
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Recover deleted files in SSD/flash storage

Is it possible to recover deleted files in SSD/flash storage in ipad? I heard that it is not possible to undelete files in SSD in newer windows OS (windows 7 and 8), but older mac and ios does not use ...
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Debugging Ipads With Externally Connected Devices

I currently writing an ipad app that connects to an external device. Because It's connected via the ipads output cable I cant have the ipad connected to my mac while test code and therefore can't use ...
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Bookmarks - sync OS X Firefox with iPhone / iPad Safari

I'm a Firefox user. I want to keep my bookmarks synchronised on all devices - desktop (Firefox Sync works great but just between my desktop instances), iPhone and iPad. Since there is no FF for iPad ...
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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iPad WiFi Sync from local NAS

I am trying to setup a fully automated sync/push of movies from my NAS to my iPad. My setup is the following I got a local NAS running Windows Server where I have Movies in a decicated specific ...
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upload from iPad to VPN?

The setup: I'm working on an app that has to run on a tablet. One section requires that a file (typically a picture) get uploaded to a central server. "No big deal" - right? The catch: The tablet ...
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Is there an iOS application that will track the frequency of use of other applications?

I am trying to determine which games my kids use on our jailbroken iPad/iPhones. They are young, so asking them is not an option. Is there an app to track this information and present it in a fairly ...
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iPad bookmark on Homescreen and Login

Foreword: Perhaps you wouldn't call that a computer-enthusiast question - but then, not knowing the most basic basics about Apple and Tablets makes me a true (Win/Lin) PC enthusiast, right? ;) I have ...
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Why there is a question mark symbol on iPad keyboard dot key? [closed]

There are two keys on iPad keyboard, which confuses me - ,/! and ./?. I expect that somehow I should be able to input question and exclamation marks using these keys, but only comma and dot are ...
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iPad Email Signature Corruption

I select all and deleted the content to add a new HTML signature, usually this works without issue. This time though, the signature is completely blank and now does not even allow regular text to be ...
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How can I print from an iPad to a network printer managed by a Macbook?

Is it possible to use a Macbook to manage a network printer such that I can print to it from an iPad? This video explains how to do what I want with Windows, but can the same be done with a Mac?
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Can I use my iPad charger to power speakers rated 1.2W? [closed]

They are USB-powered but I want to play music from my ipad which can't supply them with power so I need a power supply. I was wondering if I could simply use the iPad charger to power the speakers. On ...
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Repeating a wifi signal with a windows 7 laptop

I have a weak wifi signal that I can receive only by using my Windows 7 Laptop which uses an external Wifi Antenna.. I have an ipad which doesn't receive the signal as well - if at all - so I'm ...
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Wirelessly printing without a router

I need to print wirelessly from an iPad. Ideally this setup will be as simple as possible. Do I have to have a router or are there printers out there that the iPad can just print directly to? I ...
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Remap capslock key on Apple bluetooth keyboard for iPad

I know how to remap the capslock key on a regular Mac, but how can I do that on an iPad? I am using a regular Apple bluetooth keyboard.
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Access local owncloud on ipad

ive just installed owncloud and made a "local" on my linux machine. i am trying to connect my ipad which is on the same network to it but i do not know what the server adress is? i cannot seem to ...
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How do I view pictures on ipad/iphone that are stored on a Windows share on my home WiFi network

There are a number of apps which claim to do this, some free, some paid. I tried one but the images (2-3Mb) loaded intolerably slowly and so it was not appropriate for browsing. Which software do I ...
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How to share picasa movie with ipad users

I have, till now, been fairly happy using Picasa to share photo albums using the "anyone with the link" option, ie I email the link to the people I want. This is very simple for the recipient, they ...
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Drawing on touchscreen like iPad with digital pen and recording it as video

I need to record an educational video like udacity or coursera. I want teacher to use digital pen on a touchsreen device like iPad or similar to demonstrate examples. And I need to record the iPad ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Can't connect to a local IP cam from iPad, while connecting from a PC works

Both my laptop and my iPad are on the same wireless network. http://foscam1 comes up just fine on the laptop, or any other PC in the house. The iPad only connects about half the time. The other half ...
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VPN on WIN 7…ipad connects but no DNS services

I have set up a vpn on a win 7 machine PPTP and can successfully connect to it from another win 7 machine over the internet and get out with the new ip address. However, when I connect with an ipad, ...
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Improve ffmpeg command for MKV to MP4 for iPad?

I have many MKVs made from DVDs and BRs by MakeMKV that I converting to MP4 so I can play/stream on my iPad Air. I now use this command for converting my MKVs to MP4: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -strict ...
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How to share media files and stream from Fedora Core 19 to IPAD 2 using UPnP or DLNA?

I have a FC19 machine, I want this machine to act as a UPnP media server. On the other hand, I have a IPAD2, which I want to use as a UPnP media client/control point or media renderer. I have ...
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Home Sharing only shows 2 libraries on Ipad/iPhone

I have 4 computers running iTunes all sharing the same account and have Home Sharing active. They can all see each other my all my Apple TV's can see them as well. But all of my iOS devices only show ...
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iPad user agent changes depending on location (work, home)

I have found this question: Is this user agent string related to Safari? I originally was looking for what the "GSA" part of the user agent meant, as I am seeing the same iPad display both of the ...
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these videos don't work on my computer but they will on my iPad

recently I took a placement exam for college. I had to study for a placement test and watch videos. I'm not concerned about THOSE VIDEOS right now, but it seems that those videos on my computer work ...
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PowerPoint for iPad - no audio?

I downloaded PowerPoint for iPad and uploaded one of my presentations that has audio in it. However, when I ran the presentation, I was unable to hear the audio. Everything else worked just fine ...
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Why suddenly the port cannot be connected?

I am running a HTTP Server on my Mac, which is a NanoHTTP Server, not Apache etc. I use eclipse to run it, it runs, and work perfectly, and I got an iPad to access it, it works. The firewall on Mac is ...
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How to record sound from an iPhone via the headphone jack to an iPad via its microphone jack? [closed]

I'm trying to record sound from an iPhone with my iPad and vice versa. I've tried connecting two iPhone compatible Headset Microphone Adapters like this one crossways, mic to headphones and ...
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Cydia App to change individual icons from icon packs for ios 7 (Sort of like how Android does it)

Is there a Cydia tweek that would allow me to change individual icons? Sor instance some of the cydia themes I have don't always theme all my icons, and I'd like to have the option to manually change ...
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Where is the Panoramas folder in iOS 7.0.4 when browsing for it with iFiles?

I'm attempting to move a large image into the Panoramas folder of my iPad Mini. I can find the image in iFile which is located at var/mobile/Media/DCIM/Apple100/, and the image I want to copy/move is ...
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Connect iPad app to workstation that shares it's internet connection with another

I have the iPad Air with an app "Cubase iC Pro". The idea is this app controls software "Cubase 7.5" installed on a separate workstation. When I first launch this app on my iPad I'm asked for an IP ...
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Can I connect iPad to computer so I can use iPad as a keyboard?

The computer keys seem to be stuck after coffee was spilt. Only a mouthful but that seems to have done it. The computer switches on all right, but the keyboard doesn't work. Can I use my I pad as a ...
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iPad and Wifi Access point on a MAC restricted network

I'm trying to help my sister get her iPad online in her university halls of residence. She has one ethernet port in her room and there is no wireless provided. I got her a wireless router (which is ...
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how to configure wifi routers to walk seemlessly around large property

How do I make all my different routers the same network? I have great coverage with an ethernet cable (150ft) to another router down the hill to my shop. So I'm getting great wifi coverage...but ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: The PDF document contained image masks that were not downsampled

I am using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro to work with PDF documents, many of which I download from Google Books and read on my iPad. However, some of the Google Books PDFs are very large and slow to load on ...
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Why can't certain passwords be entered using ipad bluetooth keyboard?

Using an iPad 2 and a Zagg Folio bluetooth keyboard, I can't type the password to certain WiFi setups which require a guest login via a web page. The access point has no security, but you can't access ...
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How do I transfer PDF files to my iPad to take on a business trip

I'm preparing to go on a week long business trip where I will need access to dozens of PDF files which I have on my work PC. I want to take them on my iPad so that I can read and review them during ...
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What would be the most cost-effective way to connect keyboard to each touch device (IPad, Galaxy Pad, even IPhone)

I'm working in a QA team and we are testing a website. We are supporting all touch devices and smartphones. My question: is there an easy solution so that we could write to those devices from your ...
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USB: What is required to “add” bus power?

Question: How can I add power to a USB cable without using a USB hub? ... Background: I have a USB device that runs on bus power. I don't know how much bus power it requires (I googled). When I ...
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IPad use as a monitor with an Hdmi feed into it [closed]

am trying to find out if a live HDMI signal can be fed into an iPad , so that the iPad is becoming a monitor for that live HDMI Video signal feed. wifi is not an option , because of the delay. i ...
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Where do get Microsoft Office Tasks “ ------------” at the top from?

This is very weird and I have not found any question on this on the net. I am using MS Exchange 2013 and MS Office 2013 Pro 64bit. I am accessing the Exchange from Outlook 2013 and from iPhone and ...
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Creating readable XML for iOS

My client uses a process that uses XMLSS to create XML documents that can be opened in Microsoft Excel. In fact, simply renaming the files to .XLS, will ensure that the documents open in Excel by ...