The iPad is a great looking device, but its very easy to get sticky, gooey fingerprints all over it very easily. Everything on the iPad is done with touch, so it is inevitable that it will get dirty quite quickly.
If you don't like the background image on your Samsung Galaxy Tab homescreen, it's easy to switch it out with another picture. To change the background wallpaper on this Android device, simply go to MENU < WALLPAPER < WALLPAPER GALLERY and find the one you want. Click SET WALLPAPER to save it.
By installing and using the Trook app on your Nook, you will have access to lots of fun options like RSS feeds, online libraries and the Lexcycle catalog to download directly to your Nook. In this tutorial, learn all about how to use Trook and get started with even more fun features on the Barnes and Noble Nook e-reader.
Hallelujah, a miracle tool has been released to the world. This Windows/Mac tool is called Spirit and it enables you to jailbreak any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad quite easily. And Gizmodo is all over it, with an in-depth guide on exactly how to do it.
In this clip, you'll learn how to prepare and format a USB thumb drive for use with an Apple 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.
If your alarm is too low or the music isn't loud enough on your Samsung Galaxy Tab, then you need to turn the volume up. Adjusting the volume is an easy task, thanks to the Android OS. All you need to do is hit MENU < SETTINGS < SOUND SETTINGS < VOLUME and make your adjustments.
When Apple first released the iPad, they only offered a WiFi enabled version. This would make your iPad similar to an iPod Touch. If you are one of the impatient Apple fans who couldn't wait til 3G, check out this tutorial.
Before, eReaders were only used to read eBooks. Not anymore. As tablet computers become more and more advanced, eReaders like Amazon's Kindle, Sony's Reader and Barnes & Noble's Nook are forced to expand their capabilities beyond the basic bibliophilic needs. And the first to make significant headway is B&N's Nook Color.
You've got your all-new nook ready to go, and you're going to curl up in bed and read. But, then the unthinkable happens. A frozen screen! Don't panic. There's an easy fix! Just watch this video as MommyNiri shows you how to unfreeze your nook by removing the battery. You'll be reading again in no time at all!
Are you one of those people who likes to take their books into the bathtub? If you've got an eReader or an Apple iPad, you may be weeping at the inability to soak without junking your reading device. Here's a great and cheap solution for you! All you need is a Ziploc bag.
Nobody likes a wasted battery. That's why it's important to make sure you close all of the running Android apps that you don't need. On the new Samsung Galaxy Tab, it's easy to eliminate those battery-draining apps via the Task Manager. See how to access it and how to clean up the mess!
If you want to know how to get all of your contacts from your Samsung Galaxy Tab to your SIM card, this video will show you just how easy it is. Just break out your Android tablet and go to APPLICATIONS < CONTACTS < MENU < IMPORT/EXPORT < EXPORT TO SIM CARD. Select the contacts you want to copy over and select COPY, then YES. Done!
At the moment, the iPad is officially locked to the AT&T network in the USA. If you would like to use your iPad but do not intend on leaving your current mobile carrier, check out this video.
New owner of a Samsung Galaxy Tab? Thinking of picking one up? In this Galaxy tablet owner's guide, you'll learn how to use split-screen applications. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, watch this Samsung Galaxy Tab Google Android smart tablet owner's guide.
Guess what? For some reason, the iPad uses a smaller SIM card than your standard cell phone. (Engadget explains it all here). So, if you're an iPad owner (or reside in the UK - see below), you may find this tutorial by John Benson pretty handy.
This video teaches you to sync Google Calender with the Apple iPad Calender app. The first step involves going to 'Settings' and then to 'Mail Contacts Calenders'. Add an account to the application. For doing this, go to Microsoft Exchange. Type in your email ID in the space provided for it and skip domain. Type in your username and password. Click on 'Next' and 'Accept' in the resulting box. Then a box named 'Server' appears. For the server type 'm.google.com' and click 'Next'. Turn off the ...
AirPlay is one of the coolest new features in iOS 4.2, and represents the next step in Apple device networking. It allows you to "throw" content from one iDevice to another, including the iPad, iPhone, and AppleTV. This video will give you a quick primer on how it works.
All mobile devices these days come equipped with a handy camera for picture and videos, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab is no different. This video will guide you through the process of making a video recording on the Android tablet. To make a video, go to APPLICATIONS < CAMERA and watch this video to see how to adjust the video mode and record.
Sometimes it's necessary to do a complete restore of a device, even an Android one like the Samsung Galaxy Tab. To reset the Galaxy Tab to its factory settings, hit MENU < SETTINGS < PRIVACY and click on FACTORY DATA RESET. Lastly, click on RESET PHONE (it's okay that it's not a phone) and then ERASE EVERYTHING.
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!
If you are interested in installing Ubuntu on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet. You can download Ubuntu and ADB here. Root Ubuntu Linux on top of your Android OS with Ubuntu running like a virtual machine.
Whether it's the new iPad Killer or not, one thing's for sure—the Motorola XOOM is hackable. Just hours after its release last week, Verizon's new Android-based tablet (running Honeycomb) was rooted by hacker Koushik Dutta, which seems easy enough.
Thanks to online music services like eMusic and iTunes, compact discs are becoming a far distant memory, turning local music shops around the country into desolate wastelands. The once mighty movie rental store Blockbuster is now bankrupt because of online streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. And Borders and Barnes & Noble are closing stores left and right thanks to eBooks available on eReaders, like the Amazon Kindle. Everything is moving to the digital world, and everything is finding ...
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.
You can make a dock for an Apple device out of almost anything, even the box it comes in. People have been turning Apple's product packaging into DIY docks for a few years now, including the iPod nano, iPod touch, and iPhone 4. So, it's no surprise that the newly released iPad mini already has one, too. Obviously, if you ever anticipate selling yours, modifying the box probably isn't a good idea since you get more money for used devices with original packaging. But, if you plan on keeping it ...
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.
Check out this video to learn how you can play games on your Android Honeycomb device with an Xbox 360 controller. Looking for a better way to enjoy your tablet? This is it. This video will show you how to use an adapter to attach an Xbox 360 controller to your Android 3.1 device.
Angry Birds may have lost its first place grip in the iTunes App Store, but it still reigns supreme on the NOOK. And starting today, for a limited time, Angry Birds addicts with a NOOK Color can visit any Barnes & Noble retail location to unlock the free playable character, Mighty Eagle.
Tablet PC's have changed the way people work, but they are just as hard to fix when they break as normal PC's, if not harder. This video will show you how to replace the screen on a Lenovo X60 / X61 Thinkpad tablet PC. Replace the screen on a Lenovo X60 / X61Thinkpad tablet PC.
In the papercraft world, nothing is beyond its reach. Anything from a Rolex watch to PSY doing his famous Gangnam Style horse dance has been converted to papercraft. That's great and all, but what if you want to make your own custom papercraft? Foldify, which releases next week in the iTunes App Store for the iPad, allows users to create their own custom foldable papercrafts in real time 3D.
The Nook Color is great for reading books, but wouldn't it be nice if you could watch movies on it? This video will show you how to run the Netflix app on a rooted Nook Color. You can mod Netflix into playing on your rooted eReader.
Beat Level 11 of Theme 1 in Rovio's Angry Birds Halloween HD for the iPad! This gamer's guide will teach you everything you need to know to beat level 1-11.
If you need to quickly silence your iPad, accessing the volume options on screen can be tedious and lengthy. You can also use the volume rocker, but if you have to press the button several times before the sound is finally muted, it can take several seconds. Instead, try long-holding the lower volume button on the side of the iPad so immediately mute the audio coming from your tablet.
It's not listed as one of the features on the updated Nook e-reader, but there is a web browser hidden inside Barnes & Noble's newest device, you just need to know how to access it. The eBook Reader shows the clandestine web browser on the Simple Touch Reader in the video below, and it's fairly easy to access. Just open up the Nook's search function, type a URL into the search bar and hit the go button. It's that simple.
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.
In this clip, you'll learn how to troubleshoot and resolve "Not Charging" problems on an Apple iPad — a frequent problem among those using non-OEM power adapters with their units. For all of the details, and to resolve this problem on your own iPad, take a look.
In this tutorial, learn all about your new Sony Dash and discover how to use it as a music player by accessing Pandora. In this clip, presented by Sony, you will receive a speedy walk-through so that you can set up Internet radio on your Dash and take it with you whereever you go! Who needs an iPad, when you have Dash?
This video teaches us the method to make free phone calls with Skype on an Apple iPad. The first step involves installation of Skype on the iPad. Type in the username and password. This will make you login into Skype. Press the phone icon and this opens the dial pad. You can make free calls in two ways. You can use 1800 Free 411 or 1800 Goog 411. Type the numbers and alphabets from the dial pad. The corresponding numbers will be automatically dialled for the corresponding alphabets. After typ...
Interested in taking pictures and shooting video on your Samsung Galaxy Tab Google Android tablet device? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. Whether you're the proud owner of a Tab tablet or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
One of the many features of the webOS tablet, the HP TouchPad, is a full featured mail app. Before you can use the app however, you will need to setup your email account on the tablet. Take a look at this guide to learn how to setup an account using the automatic method, or the more customizable manual mode.