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Best free iPad apps 2018: the top titles we've tried

Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free. We’ve scoured the App Store to find the …

Gmail's 'Undo Send' feature finally graduates out of labs after six years

After what seems to have been the longest beta period ever, Google has finally graduated Gmail’s “Undo Send” option from labs into a permanent spot.<p>When you enable Undo Send, you’re able to “unsend” an email up to ten seconds after you hit the send button — Gmail just delays sending briefly so you …

How to set-up parental controls on your iPad

Now-a-days, kids are far more technologically advanced than most of their parents were at the same age much less now. This is both a blessing and a curse for us as parents, though. I think it’s great that my 7 year old can pick up an iPad and get his reading and math homework done using a touch …

10 of the Best New iPhone/iPad Apps from February 2015

Despite that February is a short month, there’s been a veritable explosion of new iPhone and iPad apps. In fact, iOS users have been kept super busy trying out everything from social networking and games to some awesome photography and artistic debuts. Here’s 10 of our favorites.<p>Vurb<p>Vurb is a handy …

The (5) most useful features in Safari on the iPad

The iPad really shines as a powerful media consumption device. It’s also a great tool for finding and interacting with information on the internet as well as a repository for offline browsing of articles and links saved to your Reading List. But how well are you really acquainted with all the …

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Here’s How to Block iMessage SPAM on your iPad

Have you received any spam messages on your iPad recently? There have been reports of a handful of spam attacks on iOS users’ devices. Wired …

What to do if you lost or forgot your iPad passcode

So you created an awesome passcode for your iPad. You were extremely proud of this passcode, too. For once, you selected one that wasn’t a birthday, or anniversary or special day that was easy to remember. You finally listened to all the published articles about how important it is to use arbitrary …

How to Connect Siri with Twitter

Siri used to be somewhat useless as a personal assistant. When she first arrived on the iPhone, she was able to make appointments, call friends, and …

How To Manage Which Apps Use Background App Refresh on the iPad

iOS allows apps to refresh their content in the background. So even when you don’t have your favorite email or news app open, it is updating its content and ready for your next use. This is a very helpful feature, but perhaps not so much when it’s used by all your installed apps, or by apps that …

5 quick tips for Google Drive

The evolution of Google Drive has been fun to watch. From the simple beginnings of Google Docs, Drive now has some serious integration with the rest …

How To See Which Apps Are Using the Most Battery on the iPad

Nothing wrecks the experience of using a great mobile device like having poor battery life. You can have the latest, greatest iPad Air 2 or a flagship smartphone, but if your battery life struggles to keep up with your useof the device, it can quickly become frustrating and also put a dent in your …

iPad Air 2 unboxing and hands-on!

The new iPad Air 2 is here with its gold finish, laminated Retina display, and monstrous new triple-core Apple A8X processor. Here's what's in the …

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The difference between archiving and deleting in Gmail

Know what to do with everything you receive in Gmail<p>For most people, Gmail is one of the most important tools in their daily lives. The problem is …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Quick Tip: Use iTunes to Transfer Files to Compatible Apps On Your iPad

Here’s a tip we published almost four years ago, but seeing as I used it quite recently at work, I thought I’d give it a refresh. Now that iPads are infiltrating the office space and boardrooms, I see more and more co-workers wanting to take videos and other files into meetings with them. This …

Google Hangouts In Gmail Gets New Presence Indicators, Improved Search

Google is updating Hangouts in Gmail today. It’s not a major new release, but the update brings back the green “availability” bubbles that Google did away with when it replaced Google Talk in Gmail with Hangouts. Instead of the bubbles, Hangouts in Gmail would show a very subtle green line …

Here’s an awesome Google Maps trick that every Android and iOS user needs to know

Google has just rolled out a major Google Maps update for mobile devices, available to both iOS and Android users, which brings several interesting …

Notable New iPad Apps: GoodReader 4

GoodReader has been one of the most powerful and popular PDF / document handling apps for iOS for many years now. Today it’s got a brand new universal version for iPad and iPhone – <b>GoodReader 4</b>.<p>If you’ve used GoodReader you already know that it’s an excellent PDF reader app that offers a wealth of …