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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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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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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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iPad's Bluetooth keyboard hide/show signal [migrated]

My iPad will automatically hide the on screen keyboard when a bluetooth keyboard (or a device pretending to be one) is connected. However, the physical keyboard can send a signal which will bring the ...
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Taking notes with a stylus on a capacitive touch device - how do you prevent your hand from causing multi-touch problems?

When taking notes with a stylus on a capacitive touch device like the ipad or android tablets how do you prevent your hand from causing multi-touch problems? When you write, both the stylus and your ...
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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. OS X mounts WebDAV as a native filesystem, but syncing results in all files in my directory structure being copied again. This ...
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Fix XCode Errors about Simulator in use and lost connection

These errors keep happening from time to time when i run my app. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or rhythm to when the errors happen. Sometimes I can run and quit my app 100 times and not see ...
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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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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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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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Cloud encryption - offline usage in mobile

I really apreciate the benefit of cloud storage, but I'm considering to put an dditional layer of encryption between me and my provider. I want to sync a directory between a tablet(ipad), a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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iPad briefly connects to Windows VPN and then disconnects

I'm attempting to set up my Windows 8 PC as a VPN server and connect to it with my iPad. I've followed the instructions described here. After I enter in my VPN information on my iPad and attempt to ...
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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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Delete books from iPad based on word?

I downloaded a bunch of crappy sci-fi books to my iPad. I'd like to bulk remove them. How can I delete all books on iPad with the phrase 'Smashwords' in them?
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Synching photos from a PC to an iPad

I synched a number of folders containing photos to my iPad , the next time I tried to synch a photo album the original photo albums seemed to have disappeared from my iPad being replaced with new ...
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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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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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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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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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Looking for a sketch program with an infinite canvas [closed]

I was just wondering whether there is a sketch program like Adobe Ideas for iPad that has an infinite canvas but for OSX. It need not be feature rich and all that. Very simple, just for sketching out ...
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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 ...
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How to install this in my iPad [closed]

I have a plist file and an ipa file (for the same app). How do I install this in my ipad? do I just click on the ipa file to start installing?
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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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How can I access a Web server in a VM from an iPad?

I have a virtual machine (running Windows Server 2012, if it's relevant), on VMware Workstation. It is running an Apache Tomcat web server, and I'm wanting to access that webserver from an iPad. Is ...
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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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How to use your laptop keyboard on an iPad? [duplicate]

How would you use your Windows Laptop's keyboard as an iPad keyboard? I was thinking this might be done through Bluetooth. My laptop supports multidirectional Bluetooth.
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Why can't I connect to my local Web Server from my Tablet?

I have set up a local Ubuntu web server. My windows and OS X machines see the served page at 192.168.1.14 perfectly fine, but when I attempt to connect with my tablets the page is broken(an iPad, and ...
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Minecraft PE no longer seems to allow “quit and copy” - how do I transfer maps?

Previously you could "quit and copy" when playing a LAN game on Minecraft PE - for reasons I can't find, you no longer can. How do I back this up and transfer to another device?
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Synchronize kindle and ipad kindle app [closed]

I have a kindle paperwhite and an ipad with kindle app. I have transferred to the kindle some ebooks and documents via USB and bought some books at amazon's ebook store. I noticed that the ebooks I ...
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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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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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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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Accessing a local website on an iPad [closed]

On my computer I have been learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript and have made a web app for the iPad, however I have no way of visiting the site on Safari. I have an external Network drive however when ...