Yes, you can connect USB flash drives to your Apple iPad, but the trick is… you have to jailbreak it first. Most people won't want a jailbroken iPad, but when it comes to something like flash drive connectivity, that's when people start changing their minds! This video shows you how easy it is to connect USB drives via an application called iFile available on Cydia.
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.
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.
With the awesome web browsing capabilities on the new Samsung Galaxy Tab, you're going to want to get on the web. This video will show you how to connect to the internet directly through your closest Wi-Fi. It's easy with the Android OS, so get ready to surf the web!
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!
With the invention of mobile phones, alarms clocks are nearly extinct. Who wants a bulky tabletop alarm when you can use your mobile device to wake you up? Well, even tablets can make sure you get your coffee on time, and in the Samsung Galaxy Tab, there's the Android Alarm Clock application. Simply select APPLICATIONS < ALARM CLOCK and press the ADD ALARM icon in the top right. Press TIME to set the desire alarm time. Press RINGTONE to select the desire alarm sound.
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.
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?
Reading eBooks on your iPad is one of the many reasons people purchase them, but it can get quite pricey. Once you've bought the device, you then have to buy each book separately, which can really add up.
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.
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...
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.
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.
If you were one of the lucky individuals to score a TouchPad before HP discountinued them, you will need to proceed through the initial setup wizard when you turn on the device for the first time, or after performing a data wipe and reset on the tablet. This guide will walk you through everything from accepting the terms & conditions, connecting to a Wi-Fi network, and creating a webOS account for the first time.
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.
Have you been watching a lot of the iPad tutorials on this website, and been wondering how some people can get their iPad screen to display on a computer screen? Turns out all you need is a VGA adapter and Spirit jailbreak for your device!
In a recent announcement, Hewlett-Packard announced that they're considering spinning off their PC hardware business, but even more recent was the decision to completely off webOS devices. Though they aren't eradicating the once popular Palm platform altogether, they are liquidating all of their HP branded smartphones and tablets in a fire sale, including the Pixi, Pre and Veer phones and TouchPad tablet, which is less than two months old.
This very simple timecode app lets you set up your own timecode, which you can output either directly through the screen, or through your headphone jack. This tutorial shows you a few uses to which you can put this innovative Apple app.
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.
The iPad's got some stiff competition these days, especially from Android, who plans to invade the tablet market with their high-end mobile operating system. And they're off to a good start with the Samsung Galaxy Tab, available from AT&T, T-Mobile, Vodafone and Verizon Wireless, along with other carriers.
Forget regular backgrounds. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab has live wallpapers, which are essentially backgrounds for your homescreen, but with a lively feel. It reacts to you. But if you want to change it, you can, and this is how you do on the Android OS. Press MENU < WALLPAPER < LIVE WALLPAPER and then browse and select the one you want. The click SET WALLPAPER to save it.
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 ...
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!
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 ...
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!
Through Thursday, January 20th, Borders is offering the Kobo Wireless eReader for $99 with coupon—that's $40 off its typical retail price of $139! Though the Kobo comes preloaded with 100 out-of-copyright classics, new users will nevertheless be interested in filling their new eReaders with their own books.
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.
Apple has begun selling their new iPad mini at stores around the world starting today. The mini, a smaller and cheaper alternative to the larger iPad, has a starting price of $329 and is expected to sell around 1 to 1.5 million units in the first weekend, far below the 3 million iPad 3s sold last March (who all probably want their money back). Something that's sure to be brought up in the following days, as with most new devices, is the battery life. As we previously provided you tips on savi...
In this clip, learn how to take your Nook e-reader apart and insert a new Micro SD card into the back. By inserting a new SD card you can change the reader's storage capacity, add new files and do a bunch of other things. If you are daring enough to remove the back of your e-reader, follow along and swap out your card.
Just got the new Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab? A little confused by all of those cables that came with it? No problem. This video will show you how to connect the AC charger and the PC data cable that came with your Galaxy Tab. But really, it's one of the easiest things you can do on this new mobile device.
The iPad is a pretty innovative device, it looks like an iPhone, runs like a computer and is sleek and thin like a magazine. This new tool can be used for almost anything.
The Apple iPad is one of the biggest and most popular pieces of technology in recent years. It sold millions of units in an amazingly short amount of time and can be used for a variety of different jobs. In this tutorial, you'll learn about one of them. This video shows you how to use an iPad as a midi controller Ableton Live. So sit back, pay attention, and enjoy!
Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how, come on & Safari with ... this consumer electronics how-to from Apple. By watching it, you'll learn how to use the Safari web browser to get around the Internet on your iPad as well as how to add and manage bookmarks.
Looking for a cheap & easy stylus (but not interested in using processed pork?) Adam Kumpf of design firm Teague demonstrates how to make a DIY soft conductive stylus for the iPhone, iPad, or any device with a capacitive touch screen. All it takes is a pencil and sock. Yes, it's that easy. "We've been experimenting with conductive foams and fabrics in search of a middle ground. Fortunately, it's quite easy to make a soft, conductive writing tool using some pretty basic materials. All you need...
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.
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...
In this clip, you'll learn how to fix an unresponsive Apple iPad by hard resetting it. It's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this how-to can present a complete demonstration of the process in just a minute's time. For complete details, and to learn how to force your own iPad to reset, take a look.
Interested in making a custom stylus suitable for an Apple iPad or most any other touch device? It's much easier than you might think. So easy, in fact, that this guide can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under six minutes' time. For detailed instructions, and to get started making your own DIY iPad stylus, take a look.
If you've played the addicting game Angry Birds on your iPhone, chances are you've heard of a newer game called Cut the Rope. Chances are you're playing it right now.
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.