Tablets Features

How To: Control your computer from your iPad with LogMeIn

LogMeIn is an application that will let you control and view your computer from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Learn how to use it with this free Apple user's guide. It's easier than you might think! So easy, in fact, that this guide can present a complete walkthrough of the process in just over five minutes' time. For more information, and to get started using LogMeIn yourself, take a look.

How To: View PowerPoint presentations on an iPad

PowerPoint is currently not available for iPad. However, there are ways of being able to view your PowerPoint presentation on the iPad. This informative video shows you some of the many alternatives that you can use to view your presentations on the iPad, ranging from YouTube, PDF files to a variety of other options.

How To: Delete an unwanted contact on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

We've all deleted a contact on our mobile devices, whether we needed to or not, but Android makes it easy to delete those contacts you feel could be dumped in the new Samsung Galaxy Tab. Go to APPLICATIONS < CONTACTS and select the contact you want to junk. Select DELETE in the bottom right, then press OK to delete. That't it!

How To: Update your Nook software via USB connection

Keeping your Nook e-reader from Barnes and Noble up to date is a great idea because each new firmware update includes cool new features. If you are having trouble updating your Nook or are not sure how to get started, follow along with this tutorial. In this clip you will get a step by step on how to install your updates via USB.

How To: Calibrate your stylus with your Tablet PC

Check out this instructional education video to learn how to calibrate your stylus with your Tablet PC. It is important to calibrate in the position that you will be using it. You will want to calibrate your stylus after every reboot or when you change screen orientation to ensure best optimization. This will ensure proper cursor position when touching the screen. This tutorial video can help you better utilize your Tablet PC. Calibrate your stylus with your Tablet PC.

How To: Connect external USB devices to an Apple iPad

In this clip, you'll learn how to use external USB-powered peripherals with an iPad. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPad or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this iPad user's guide.

How To: Add a new contact on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

You've got yourself a new Samsung Galaxy Tab and you want to start filling up your contact book, but you don't know how— This video will breakdown the easy steps to adding those new contacts in the Android OS. Simply hit APPLICATIONS, then CONTACTS and select the ADD NEW CONTACT icon (looks like a +) in the bottom left. Fill in all the relevant information and click DONE to save the contact.

How To: Copy a downloaded eBook to a Kobo Wireless eReader

Through Thursday, January 19th, Borders is offering the Kobo Wireless eReader for $99 with coupon—that's $40 off its typical retail price of $139! Though the Kobo Wireless eReader comes preloaded with 100 out-of-copyright classics, new users will nevertheless be interested in filling their new eReaders with their own books.

How To: Play Farmville on your iPad

If you play Farmville, you want to have access to it wherever you ware so that your crops never need go unharvested! Unfortunately, the iPad will not allow you to play Flash games out of the box. Well now it can! This video will show you how to use an app called CloudBrowse to play Farmville on the iPad. It doesn't work especially well, but it will enable you to harvest your crops anywhere that you can get online with your iPad.

How To: Use the Numbers spreadsheet app on an Apple iPad

One of the advantages of an iPad over, say, an iPhone is that you've ample space with which to display and manipulate complex documents. As such, it's a natural fit for Apple's popular spreadsheet application, Numbers. In this video guide from Apple, you'll learn how work with tables, charts, formulas, photos and graphics using the Numbers app on your own iPad.

How To: Connect an Apple iPad to a TV with an HDMI cable

In this clip, you'll learn how to use a dock-to-VGA converter cable and a VGA-to-HDMI adapter to connect an iPad to a TV with an HDMI cable! Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPad or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this iPad user's guide.

How To: Change your phone and video ringtones on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Every device has ringtones these days, even tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Maybe it's because you can actually make phone calls from this Android tablet, or maybe it's just because of the alarm clock. But either way, you're going to want to change them every now and then. Go to MENU < SETTINGS < SOUND SETTINGS < PHONE RINGTONE and select the ringtone of your choice. Press OK to save. You can also change the VIDEO CALL RINGTONE.

How To: Set up a Wi-Fi connection on the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Need to browse the web on your new Samsung Galaxy Tab? Well, first you're going to have to set up Wi-Fi on the Android device. This video shows you the complete steps to getting connected! Press MENU < SETTINGS < WIRELESS & NETWORKS < WI-FI SETTINGS and then select WI-FI to turn in on. Next, choose your network, enter the password and press CONNECT. It's that easy.

How To: Hook up your Sony Dash to any WiFi network

The Sony Dash is similar to an iPad and works like a PC without a keyboard. In this tutorial, learn how to connect your Dash to your home wireless Internet network so that you can go online and download updates. This clip comes straight from the pros at Sony and tells you everything you need to know about accessing WiFi on your Sony Dash.

How To: Plug the data cable into the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Okay, so you might not need a how-to for this one, but nonetheless, just in case, here you go— plugging in the data cable to your Samsung Galaxy Tab. It's basically the same way you plug in all mobile devices these days, and it's just like any other Android tablet, so you should be able to do it with little difficulty. Just don't force it in, or you risk damaging it and your device.

How To: Transfer a digital copy movie to an Apple iPad

Digital copies are being used more and more on DVD and BluRay releases. They may cost a little bit more, but they are so worth it. After you transfer the movie's digital file into iTunes, you can easily make a copy to play on your Apple iPad. This video will demonstrate exactly how to transfer a digital copy movie to an iPad.

How To: Convert a Wi-Fi Apple iPad into a 3G iPad with MiFi

The Apple iPad has already invaded the world, and anyone who bought the iPad as soon as it came out will miss out on the 3G version. But don't fret, if you have the Wi-Fi iPad, you can mod it into a 3G iPad with a little device called the MiFi. The MiFi intelligent mobile hotspot allows you to take your Wi-Fi hotspot with you! This device basically acts like a mobile access point. Once you create a WiFi hotspot on your MiFi, you can connect multiple iPads (or computers and phones) at the same...

How To: Import contacts from your SIM card onto the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Re-entering contact information every time you upgrade to a newer mobile device is pain, but the Android software on the Samsung Galaxy Tab allows you to copy over your existing contact information from a SIM card. This video will show you the steps to importing that data. Go to APPLICATIONS < CONTACTS < MENU < IMPORT/EXPORT < IMPORT FROM SIM CARD < MENU < COPY TO PHONE. Choose SELECT ALL to copy all of you contacts and then DONE.