Perhaps the biggest selling point and advantages of the iPad and the iOs the vast ecosystem of accessories and apps, that make it possible to do almost anything. There is more fun to be learnt from the discovery of things that are possible with your iPad, and the following list includes a few of our favorite iPad tricks and tips.
Stream movies and music with Home Sharing
It is not necessary to download and store movies and music on your iPad. Home Sharing on iTunes allows you to stream movies and music on your iPad from your PC. It works on both Windows and Mac, and you save valuable space on your unit.
Connect your TV to your iPad
It is easy to display the iPad output on your HDTV. Apple has dropped the Digital Audio Video adapter, that you plug into your iPad and connect to the HDMI port of your television, and the iPad output will be displayed on your TV. You can also AirPlay on the Apple TV for a wireless operation.
Create folders on your iPad
You can now create folders on iOS. The app is easy to use. You simply tap and hold, until it jiggles. This indicates that the folder is created. You then drag it over the 2nd app and release it .The folder is then created with the enclosed files. You can then rename the folder which named with a default that is based on the category.
Print from your iPad
The iPad can help you to be more productive with applications that can help with word processing, photo-editing and spreadsheets. You will also need to print these documents, without having to move them to other machines. You can use AirPrint on your iPad with the 4.2 update of iOS. The list of printers to which you can print is expanding, can it is suitable for wireless printing, and you can find apps from some of the printer manufacturers in the Apple store.
Use your iPad to Watch TV
Vulkano flow and Slingplayer are 2 great apps that you can use for watching TV. Connect your cable TV and sling the signal to your iPad with Wifi or 3G or preferably 4G LTE network.
Use your iPad to Control your PC
Virtual Network Computing or VNC allows you share your desktop, but it can also be used with the iPad to control your PC’s desktop. There a 2 great apps that support the VNC protocol. Desktop Connect can be used with the Remote Desktop Protocol from Microsoft, and Mocha VNC Lite is a free version that is available in the Apple store.
Connect your iPad as an extra monitor
The iDisplay app will allow you to use your iPad as a second monitor. Don`t expect explosive graphics, but you can use it for reading or tasks that do not require intensive graphic processing.
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