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Can I access mac iTunes library from an iPad?

Can I access my iMac based iTunes library from my iPad over my home wifi? I know I can sync them up but the library is too big. Edit; just to clear(er), the movies, podcasts etc which are stored on ...
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How can I trick websites into displaying their iPad versions on chrome running on windows?

I have a Windows touchscreen netbook and would like to see websites as they appear to a iPad user (i know many sites have special versions for the iPad). I'm using Chrome. None of the solutions found ...
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Connect iPad to windows 7 VPN

My iPad keeps spitting out the error: "A connection could not be established to the PPP server." I am trying to connect it to a VPN I set up with Windows 7 as an incoming connection. On the iPad, I ...
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Windows 7 VPN for iPad

Is it possible to set up a VPN server on my windows 7 machine so I can use VPN on my ipad from other networks?
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iPad/iTunes: In iTunes How do I drill down to in a folders list when transferring docs on my iPad

My Google-fu is failing me utterly. I'll walk through an example of the problem with the app Office2 HD however I have the exact same issue with other apps too such as Goodreader. I'm sure this is: ...
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How do I create a pdf optimised to display faster on an iPad using Goodreader?

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro 9. I have a pdf that takes a while to display on my iPad. The software on my iPad is Goodreader, latest version (3.1.2). I created the pdf in OneNote 2010 by using the ...
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Apple ipad access Windows network folder shares

Ipad doesn't seem to have ready usability with external devices. How can it view files from a Windows network share like documents in pdf/doc and then audio/video
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PDF Searching/Http Syncing on iPad [closed]

I have two requirements with handling PDFs on an iPad, but I can't seem to find one app that will solve the problem. I was hoping the iOS 4.2 update would address this, but it doesn't. Here are my ...
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Download ios 4.2.1 outside of itunes?

I am unable to download the 4.2.1 update for ipad from within itunes. I am on a CDMA network, and the 700+MB update is too large to download in one session. Each time the download times out I have ...
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wmv file compatibility on Apple devices

I am wondering whether wmv is compatible for Apple related devices, like MacBook, MacAir, iPad or iPhone? Compatible I mean whether end user could play wmv file using MacBook, MacAir, iPad or iPhone? ...
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Remote Desktop Session to Windows server from an iPad

Is it possible to (ie is there an app) that allows you to use remote desktop connections to windows 2003 and windows 2008 servers?
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Develop iphone or ipad application on ipad?

I am very interested in developing iphone or ipad application. As far as I understand, I need a mac to develop iphone or ipad application. I just wonder if I can develop ipad or iphone application on ...
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Cannot connect to Internet through WIFI though WIFI signal is excellent

I just bought an IPAD. I have also an iphone. I connected to a wifi network successfully for both. I can browse internet with my iphone but on my ipad it says I am not connected to Internet ! Is my ...
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iTunes want to remove my existing apps on iPad

Here is the situation. I connected my iPad to some new PC, Synced, then ticking Sync Apps from Devices->Apps will give me warning that all existing apps on my iPad will be replaced with those from ...
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Sync content from my iPad to iTunes? i.e. “reverse” syncing

I recently had to reset my PC back to factory settings which lost my entire iTunes library. I still have my music and other files on my iPad and want to sync it back to the PC. Upon syncing it only ...
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files in ipad device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use iTunes USB File Transfer to copy files from PC to Apple iPad, e.g. PDF files for viewer app? is it possible to load other file like video,music into device ...
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Is there a way to open links from a browser on a separate device?

I open a link in Chrome on my laptop, but I'm leaving, so I want to send it to my iPad to read on the go. OR I click a link on my iPhone, and it's Flash, so I want to open in on my desktop. Is ...
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playing divx on my ipad [closed]

I use windows7. I have an Ipad and my goal is to transfer some of my divx movies to my ipad. I tried it all through itunes on windows and could not find a solution: someone has a solution ? regards
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Home Media Streaming Server

I'm looking for a Home Media Server which can stream videos to various devices including iPhone, iPad, Windows Machines, Android etc. I wouldn't want to install any client on any device; a web ...
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What are the good iPad VNC clients for controlling a Mac locally? [closed]

Not fussed about controlling a Mac over the internet, or controlling a Windows PC. Just controlling a Mac on the same home network as the iPad. Free is good, but reliability and a less fussy ...
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Can MS Office or OpenOffice.org open Pages documents from an iPad?

Can MS Office or OpenOffice.org open Pages documents from an iPad?
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How to undo operations on the ipad [closed]

To undo operations on the iphone I can shake it. This is a bit difficult for the ipad. Which is the way on this device to undo operations? Thank you
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Clipping in video converted by HandBrake

I own an iPad and an iPhone 4 and my Mac has a Dell UltraSharp 3008WFP 30-inch (2560x1600) display connected to it. I have a wealth of both 720p and 1080p ‘MKV’ videos of various television shows and ...
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iPad app development on Windows

Is there anyway you can develop iPad applications on Windows? I know there must be but can't seem to find an appropriate IDE. [Apps using HTML 5, CSS 3 and Javascript]
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Convert pdf file with images in jpeg2000 to pdf with non jpeg2000 images

I have a pdf file which has images compressed using jpeg2000 compression. The iPad can't display these images in the pdf. Is there a free utility to convert the pdf file to a pdf version where all the ...
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Running iPhone or iPad apps on the PC or Mac

Is it possible at all? Some apps on iPhone are iPad are quite nice that if it can be run on the PC or a Mac it'd be nice.
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Is it difficult to intercept & spoof skyhook location requests with corrected mifi GPS data?

Apple's WiFi-only iPad uses location services provided by SkyHook to determine your location for Maps, and such. I frequently use my iPad with a Sprint Overdrive device, which has GPS built in. I'm ...
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Using keyboard attached to PC or Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for iPad?

I would like to use my computer keyboard (USB) as a Bluetooth keyboard for my iPad, while I am using it with my computer. I was hoping their was an "app for that" that I could run on either Mac or ...
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Optimal iPad video settings?

I'm converting some video to put on an iPad, and recently MPEGStreamclip has been producing unsatisfactory results when I try and load it onto the device. What are the optimal video settings for an ...
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How do I add Keynote templates/themes to the iPad Keynote application [closed]

I work for a major blue-chip company that insists we do presentations in the company style. They make keynote templates available, but I don't know how to install them on the ipad. I note that some ...
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How can I recover a .pages document with only an iPad?

I had this problem a few hours ago, and was really frustrated by it, so I'd thought I'd share: Scenario: My computer with Pages has died I have a Pages file on a flash drive that I need now I don't ...
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I want to transfer what I see on iPad app to the PC, is there a way?

I have an iPad app that shows some good picture, and I want to transfer some pictures to the PC so I can send them by email to other people. Is there a way to capture the screen and save it as PNG or ...
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iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry emulator for Windows [closed]

Is there any iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry emulator for Windows? Freeware.
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How do I troubleshoot a problem syncing Google contacts to an iPad?

I use my MacBook Pro to sync content onto my wife's iPad. (She doesn't have a computer.) She doesn't want all my contacts from the Address Book app on my MBP. But she does want her Google contacts ...
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Renting movies from iTunes onto iPad. Is it streamed or stored temporaly?

I am going on a flight, and I would like to rent a movie for my iPad for the time being. Will I still be able to watch it on-flight if I "rent" it (hours) before take-off or does renting from iTunes ...
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How do I get home sharing to work with iPad?

I can't seem to get home sharing to work with the iPad? Does it not have this feature?
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Does iTunes keep a sync-log file?

My iTunes likes to periodically delete all my applications. I caught it 'syncing' my apps again today. Only a few apps were deleted, but I'd like to know which ones. Does iTunes store sync changes in ...
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Have an iPad's viewable area visible on your computer monitor for remote web-meeting training?

I want to demo the usage of my iPad on my computer screen so that I can transmit it to other people during a training session using a web conference tool (like dimdim.com, gotomeeting.com, ...
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Rsync to a WebDAV filesystem on OS X copies all files regardless of being changed or not

I am trying to sync from my (Mac) desktop to an iPad and an iPhone. MacOS X mounts WebDAV as a native file system, but syncing results in all files in my directory structure being copied again. This ...
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How do I stop iTunes from opening when I connect my iPad?

This is on Windows 7 x64 if that makes any difference. This related question says to Disable Automatic Syncing in the Preferences, but that option is grayed out for me. Is there a way to do this ...
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How to use iTunes USB File Transfer to copy files from PC to Apple iPad, e.g. PDF files for viewer app?

I'm interested in reading PDF-format ebooks on my Apple iPad. I have half a gig of PDFs I want to transfer to it, from my PC. I'm familiar already with loading EPUB-format titles through iBooks ...
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Create video demo of ipad application [closed]

How would I go about creating a demo video of an ipad application (in the ipad simulator)? The video should preferably use a circle as the cursor and also support moving between portrait/landscape ...
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Picture syncing on Multiple Macs, iPhones, and iPad together so each device can update them all

One of the owners of my company has put me to task to sync his pictures between the following devices together. (2) iPhones (2) iMacs (1) Macbook Air (1) iPad Here is what is happening: He has a ...