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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth?

Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth? Or do you have to buy a 3rd party add-on? From Google, it seems like you needed a 3rd party app to do that.
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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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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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Moving text on OneNote for iPad

I'd like to move text boxes on the official OneNote iPad app, but can't figure out how to do so. I've tried tapping and dragging, and double-tapping and dragging, but both only scroll the page.
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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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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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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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Windows 7 doesn't recognize USB devices anymore

So I have a problem with my desktop. I have an iPad 2 which WAS working fine on my desktop, however, after a week of not connecting it, it suddenly isnt recognized anymore by windows 7. First I ...
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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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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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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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Control Windows 8 with a tablet

It seems much of Windows 8 is based on the idea that it will be running on tablets, and touch screen PCs. I like this, but I don't have a W89 tablet, or a touch PC yet. I'm running W8 on a laptop, ...
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How do you open the Developer's Console on Chrome on an iPad? [closed]

This answer on Arqade says that you need to activate the Developer's Console to do what it says. However, I need to do this on an iPad with Chrome installed. Is there a simple way to do this?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the best way to make iPad-mini friendly PDF file?

I have some content and want to publish them periodically in iPad(and mini) optimized PDF format. The content has little images and some codes. The image layout is simple, but the programming code ...
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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 ...