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Mount a TrueCrypt volume on iPad

I have a TrueCrypt volume that I mount across various operating systems. I'd like to be able to mount this volume on my iPad as well. Is it possible to do this?
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Rich text editor cross-platform

I'm about to write a thesis and I need to work on it on various devices: a MacBook Pro, a laptop with Windows 7 and an iPad. The problem is to find a way to keep in sync everything. I though of many ...
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Google search results: getting page with actual links on iPad

I use an app called Offline Pages to save web pages on my ipad. Often save my search results and all of the Links on that page, then I don't have to wait for pages to load, so I can explore the ...
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My network was compromised, what should I do?

All wireless clients were kicked off the network (3 PCs & 1 iPad). Only a PC with a wired connection was still able to connect. This morning I discovered that the network had been renamed and a ...
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What gestures does the new Chrome iPad app support? [closed]

I can't find the gesture documentation anywhere.
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sync wifi credentials across Mac devices?

I have an iPhone 4S, a new iPad and a MacBook Air. I haven't found this anywhere: want to know if there's a way to sync all the wi-fi credentials across all these devices. For example, I go into a ...
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iPad Simulator (install ipa on pc) [closed]

I have installed iPadian, but I don't know how to install an ipa application. Is there any other iPad emulator for pc where I can install a .ipa file?
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Ensure data on an iPad is deleted and unrecoverable

A friend of mine has an iPad 2 with a lot of personal/confidential data on it from his work/home life but wants to sell it to upgrade. He's concerned someone will be able to recover the data from it. ...
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Transfer books in iBooks from my iPad3 to iTunes

I lost my original hard drive, and I have some books (in ePub format, I believe) on my iPad 3 that have bookmarks and highlighted stuff which I'd like to preserve. Is there any way to get that info ...
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connecting iPad to a TV [closed]

I have an iPad and I am interested in buying a TV for it, so I can watch online videos with the iPad providing the input. I guess my questions are the following: What type of connection should I ...
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UPNP server with subtitles support

i would like to find UPNP or DLNA server which allows to stream movies with srt subtitles to my iPad. I tried Airplay with Windows Media Player UPNP. It plays video but without subtitles.
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Video larger than screen size in Google Chrome

There is this website which is adapted to iPad, it has videos that can play directly in Chrome, but the video player is larger than my screen size, I have to scroll up and down. Is there any ...
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Streaming movies from Windows Home Server 2011 to iPad

Is there a way to Stream movies from my Remote website to the iPad? I gave it a try and was able to log in and view all my files however, when trying to stream i get an error saying Silverlight is not ...
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MacBook Pro USB port provides more current in Mac OS X than in Windows

I have a MacBook Pro with both Mac OS X Lion and Windows (under BootCamp) installed. While in Windows, I tried to charge my iPad 3 via the USB port. The iPad says "Not charging", but really, it does, ...
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Keys dead in Apple Wireless Keyboard after cleaning

I gave my Apple Wireless Keyboard a cleaning using a damp cloth and dishwashing soap. None of the keys have worked since. Although I was careful, some water may have gotten under one or two other ...
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Can a USB cable carry 12v?

I have a Acer Iconia A500 tablet. I want to plug it in, in the car, but it has a barrel plug and I don't want to buy an inverter. The car adapters are expensive for what they do. I already have a 2.1 ...
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Access Mac from iPad graphically without installations on the Mac

In OS X Lion there is the possibility of screen sharing. I wonder how to access my Mac from my iPad without installing anything on the Mac
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Can you safely delete apps from iTunes music folder?

I realised I was running drastically low on disk space today, and after some poking around found I had 40GB (!) of apps in iTunes. Now that Apple have sorted out their store so you can re-download ...
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Trying to access localhost mamp from iPad

I want to visit my localhost that is being served by mamp on my iPad to do some testing. All the places I looked online say just to visit ip:8888. This results in Safari showing a "server stopped ...
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Is USB extender/repeater needed for more than 16 ft cable to simply charge an iPad?

The power outlet where I charge my iPad is more than 16 ft away. I noticed there are two type of USB extension you can get, a regular one and a repeater/extender. Do I need a repeater/extender if I am ...
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Can you make iPad available to remote system over RDP [closed]

I bought an iPad because it had a pretty good app that my fiance and I are going to use in place of a DJ for our wedding. The iPad works, the app works, all is good in the world right? NOPE! I have ...
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Can you use Outlook Mobile Acces with an iPad2?

I have a Windows SBS 2003 running Exchange 2003. Out of the box, the Exchange server should allow ActiveSync to work and on an iPad, I should be able to connect using Outlook Mobile Access. It ...
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Sync email with iPad keeping mailboxes and previous emails

I use Mail from OS X Lion with an email POP account. I have many mailboxes in order to organize it efficiently. Now I am considering to be able to sync it with my iPad, maintaining the same structure ...
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Troubleshooting iPad local network connectivity

Configuration: WiFi Router <-> Gateway PC (Ubuntu 11.10) <-> Internet iPad 2 (iOS 5.0.1) <-> WiFi MacBook Pro late 2007 (OS X 10.7.2) <-> WiFi The WiFi uses static IP configuration, no ...
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Using touch enabled Windows over Remote Desktop

I have a Windows 7 VM in "the cloud" and i control this using my iPad or iPhone on the road, or Laptop or desktop when not as mobile... But Windows 7 over this interface is not very touch friendly... ...
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How to connect Apple HDMI to HDMI Cable to IBM Laptop?

I just bought an Apple Digital TV Adapter. I have an iPad2. I know, to share my iPad screen, Just connect iPad to Adapter & then connect Adapter second end to Monitor/Screen. Now, My question is ...
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Turn Off Unjailbroken iOS Device From PC

Is there a way to turn off a unjailbroken device from the PC? If it was jailbroken I could just SSH into it and turn it off. Can I boot with the help of a ramdisk and then shut it down? ...
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Subtitles in VLC streamer

Does anyone know how to present srt subtitles using VLC media streamer? (iMac to iPad, not that it should matter I guess). I have made sure the subtitle file name is exactly the same as the movie, but ...
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How to get rid of iPod Photo Cache on my desktop

On my iMac I get am empty folder "iPod Photo Cache" on my desktop each time I sync my iPhone through iTunes. How I can permanently get rid of this?
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Can I use iCloud with one iPad but two Outlooks?

I sync my contacts / calendars via iCloud with my iPad. Could I set up another Outlook (on my Laptop) and have all three in sync - or would this mess up everything? So e.g. create an appointment on ...
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Download torrents on an iPad to a NAS [closed]

I recently purchased the amazing TonidoPlug 2 to be a media server. Now, I would like to run a torrent client on my iPad, but save the downloads right to the TonidoPlug. The TonidoPlug has various ...
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.mp4 video plays in Safari desktop but NOT Safari iPad

I'm redoing my website with HTML5 video and have it working fine on the desktop already. However, on the iPad, it loads, but does not play. For the video I'm using the iPad defaults in Adobe Media ...
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Can I use an iPad as the display for a Mac Mini?

Is it possible to use an iPad as the monitor for a Mac Mini? Input would be from the Mac Mini's keyboard and mouse.
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How to sync apps with one Mac and 3 devices?

We have 1 Mac, with 1 iTunes account, and 3 iOS devices. Every time we sync one device, iTunes either spams it with ALL apps from ALL devices, OR it removes all of the apps from the device including ...
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How can I get at (and delete) emails in the “Conflicts” folder in Outlook 2007

I use Outlook 2007 at work. It is syncd to a BlackBerry and an iPad. This works fine on the surface, but I have noticed a lot of emails build up in a Conflicts folder that I can't see. There is also a ...
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Can't sync photos to the iPad

About two months ago I created a folder inside the iPad with a Windows computer named "Wallpaper", and then deleted it. Now every time I try to sync it keeps telling me this error: Could not sync ...
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iPad 2 shows as camera on my computer

When I connect my iPad 2 to my computer, it is displayed like a camera, and I can't put any files on it. What could be the problem?
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How to stream movies from LG Network Storage N2B1D to iPad, iPhone, Mac and TV?

I'm the owner of a brand new LG Network Storage N2B1D. I want to stream movies (or images) through a local network. For now, I can browse files with a Mac or iPhone/iPad but I can't read content. ...
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Quick and easy desktop application for Pivotal Tracker?

I found a Pivotal Tracker app but as you can see, it's an iPad app. It would be amazing if I could make this app work on my Windows installation using an emulator. Does anyone know how to download ...
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How do I move iTunes properly to a new computer? (music, multiple iPads and their apps, etc.)

Current Setup iTunes on a dying laptop (Windows 7) Music purchased through iTunes and partially synced to multiple iPads iPads registered through iTunes apps downloaded directly to iPads iPads OS's ...
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How to put wmv videos into my iPad 2 on Mac?

Recently i made my own videos with Windows Movie Maker and output the vidoes as .wmv format on my computer, now i want to put it onto my iPad 2, so that i can easily share with my friend and easily ...
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Ethernet in, Wifi out?

A friend of mine is going to university where only ethernet is offered in the rooms. He only has an iPad, and want's a device that will allow him to broadcast ethernet wirelessly. The ethernet won't ...
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OS X Lion VNC no longer works

I enjoyed using VNC from my iPad to my Mac Pro running Snow Leopard without issues. Since upgrading to OS X Lion, I am no longer able to log in remotely. I can connect, but I now see the OS X login ...
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Extending PC desktop to iPad over Bluetooth?

I want to extend my Windows 7 laptop's screen to my iPad. I know I can do this through something like Air Display if both the laptop and the iPad are on the same wireless network. Can I do the same ...
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Problem with iPad staying connected to wireless access point as signal strength decreases

I'm not really a networking guy, but I need to solve a problem with some WiFi-only iPad 2s that I intend to deploy at work. I just installed six wireless access points (Cisco E2000s) throughout the ...
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“Internal Device Error” when trying to sync iPad

When trying to sync my mom's 16 GB WiFi-only iPad to her laptop (Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit) with iTunes (64-bit version), we get to the end of the "backing up" part and it spits out the error ...
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iTunes frozen and no activity on my iPad

Today I connected my iPad 2 to my PC. iTunes launched and asked if I was happy to upgrade to the latest version of the software. I pressed Yes. Twenty minutes later, I got a message that the upgrade ...
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iPad USB Charging Utility for Dell Optiplex

As you probably know already, an iPad requires a certain power on USB port to be charged from. Thus, some motherboard manufacturers (such as ASUS, Gigabyte etc) had released a special driver that ...
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How to enable touch scrolling in Windows 7?

I have a touch screen laptop using Windows 7. I want to browse like in an iPad (drag up/down, not using the scroll bar). Anyone knows how to browse the web like that?
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Is it possible to cache an entire website for offline use on a tablet device?

A friend of mine wants to build a website which allows the user to access various images, audio clips and videos. She would ideally like to be able download/cache the entire website to a tablet device ...