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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 ...
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Why Apple iPad is not charging from Windows machine using USB?

I am not able to charge an Apple iPad over USB with a Windows machine. But both an iPhone and an iPod charge properly over USB on this machine.
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How do I get my audible books in my iTunes library as .aa files to be .m4p files?

How do I get my audible books in my iTunes library as .aa files to be .m4p files? My new iPad 2 won't recognize the .aa.
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Where do the notes synchronized from the iPad go?

I synchronize mails, contacts, calendar and notes between my iPad and Google. Google has web interfaces for the first three, but where do my notes end up?
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Is it possible to have complete synchronization of Calendar and Contacts yet?

Let me clarify my question. In todays world there are lots of devices that has built-in support for Contacts or a Calendar, if not both. In this case, I'm going to imagine a personal set of devices: A ...
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Display iPhone/iPad/iPod on PC screen

I was wondering, is it possible to display the iPhone's screen on your Mac? So if you want to give a presentation about what you can do with an app, and you connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to your Mac, ...
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Easy/fast dictionary lookup from articles/text

My native language isn't English but Dutch. Besides that I have mostly no problem with English texts. But now and then, especially in technical articles, I come across words I don't immediately ...
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Clear iTunes balance

I am trying to change my iTunes account country. It tells me I need to clear my balance before I can change countries. I have an UK account with £0.44 in it. I can't find anything cheaper than ...
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How to transfer photos from my iPad to Mac

One of the great benefits of the iPad will be putting a ton of my photos in one, great place to show friends and family (rather than bringing them over to my computer). But I have several thousand ...
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The same PDF file is shown differently in iPad and Mac

I bought a PDF book from O'Reilly, and copied the file to iPad to read. And it I see some marks as below. I tested with a couple of PDF apps and all of my apps show the marks. And this is the ...
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Multi-users (ideally with a login via AD…) on the iPad?

My employer bought an iPad to play around with, bring to client meetings to show prototypes, slide around a desk, etc. It's neat and all, but one of the huge issues is that once you set it up for a ...
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Connect to {MACHINENAME} from iPad

I have a website in development running under IIS 7.5 on a Windows 7 machine. From my PC, I can browse to the site via: http://localhost/mysite http://mymachinename/mysite ...
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Enabling wireless network access

I have an internet connection with a speed of 512 kbps. I recently bought an Ipad and wanted to have wifi access. Despite buying a wireless router myself, my ISP is not allowing to set up a wireless ...
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Stream movies on Chrome OS

I have a Chrome OS netbook that I would like to watch my videos on. Is there some way to stream videos from the cloud (i.e: not my computer) to Chrome? I'm thinking using Amazon S3 but that might not ...
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Using an iPad to access my home Windows PC remotely?

I don't have an iPad but am wondering if it might be a good way to access my home PC when travelling. I run Windows7 and I understand iPad has remote desktop-type apps but how do you actually get it ...
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Converting CMYK pdf to RGB results in white lines and some font problems

I use the following command to convert a pdf from CMYK to RGB - I dont have access to the generation of these PDFs. The reason I'm doing it is so that the colours look correct on an iPod device. ...
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iPad: How to sync/backup notes and highlights from a PDF/epub read on iBooks?

For books purchased on the iBooks store, it seems that notes and highlights are automatically synced with Apple's servers. My problem is that I read quite a lot of PDFs or epub files which were not ...
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how to copy photos in ipad to my pc?

i used the iTune to sync my photos to my ipad. but now, i lost the copies of the photos on my pc, so i want to restore them back from my ipad. but from the storage folder that ipad exposed, i cannot ...