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.
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.
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.
Take your Motorola Xoom Android gaming experience to the next level. Watch this video and follow these instructions to learn how to set up an Xbox 360 controller to work with your tablet wirelessly. Play all of your favorite emulator games.
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...
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!
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 video, we learn how to connect an Apple wireless keyboard to the iPad. This is great if you need to write something that requires a lot of typing. First, go to "system preferences" then click on "Bluetooth". Once you're in this, make sure the "discoverable" check box is not checked, then highlight your keyboard. In the bottom left hand corner click the minus sign, then click "remove". Now, on your iPad click "settings" then "general" then tap "Bluetooth". Almost right away you should ...
In this tutorial, learn all about the newest eBook reader from Barnes and Noble, the Nook. Nook is a fantastic reader that is slim, stylish and useful. Check out this 25 minute tutorial and see how to get started with your Nook with everything from opening the box to using all of its cool applications.
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.
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.
Get more out of your Motorola Xoom Android tablet. Hook up a PS3 controller and enjoy all the games you can play with emulators on your tablet. Follow these instructions to make your Motorola Xoom Android a superior gaming machine by hooking up a PS3 controller.
Learn everything you need to know to set up and get started using a Verizon Samsung Spring Samsung Galaxy Tab Google Android tablet. This video guide presents a general overview of the phone's hardware. For all of the details, and to get started using your own Galaxy Tab, watch this video guide.
While the iPad can do many things, it is missing the ability to be controlled by anything other than a finger. This can be frustrating if you would like to use your iPad for more intricate activities such as drawing or designing.
If you're trying to learn how to use Wi-Fi on your iPad, take a look at this tutorial on connecting your iPad to a wireless network so that you can access the internet. You'll need to use the settings and know the name of the wireless connection you want to use. Make sure you have the password handy, too!
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.
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.
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.
The email application on the iPad is similar to Apple's iPhone email application but revamped with some clean features. The interface in the app makes emailing a breeze, and there is even a bit of multitasking in the current OS for email. This video will show you how to use email on the iPad.
Beat the 44th level of World of Goo! This walkthrough offers a complete guide to beating Level 44 of 2D Boy's popular physics-based puzzle game on your Apple iPad. For all the gooey details, and to get started beating this stage for yourself, take a look!
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of opening up an Apple iPad 3G tablet computer quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their iPads without actually disassembling their units.
How To: PlayStation Gaming, Dual-Booting, and 6 Other Cool Ways to Get More Out of Your Nook eReader
If you have a Barnes & Noble Nook, you may be surprised to find that your eReader can do a lot more than just display ebooks, which makes it a great alternative to those more expensive all-in-one tablets that do everything (seriously, everything). If you want to get more bang for your buck, here are a few ways you can hack your own Nook.
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.
Given its big-but-not-full-scale size, the iPad's on-screen keyboard can be somewhat awkward to use. Fortunately, it's easy to use an external keyboard with an Apple iPad. And this video tutorial from the folks at MacMost will show you precisely how. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using your own external keyboard with your iPad, take a look.
Try this trick to customize the functionality of the side switch on the iPad. With it, you'll be able to make the side switch do other things, such as lock the orientation of the screen in one direction so that it doesn't change when you move it into landscape or portrait mode.
Congrats to MuscleNerd, the first to jailbreak the almighty iPad. Via DVICE:
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.
Perhaps the greatest iPad accessory released thus far, presenting the JOYSTICK-IT, an attachable arcade stick to make the most of your iPad x arcade gaming experience. Sorry guys, this one isn't a DIY. Available at ThinkGeek for $24.99.
In this video, you learn how to install the newest firmware update from Barnes & Nobles for their Nook Color eReader. See how to go from software version 1.1 to 1.2 to fix any past bugs and access all of the new features that v1.2 has to offer, including NOOK Email, Adobe Flash Player, Angry Birds, NOOK Kids Read and Play, enhanced books and more.
All for the love of Apple.
Barnes and Noble's new e-reader, the Nook is just like a Kindle but is less expensive and includes more cool features.
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.
The built-in 3MP camera on the Samsung Galaxy Tab is perfect for taking pictures or recording videos. To see how to start using the camera on this Android tablet, watch this video! Get the full scoop on the tablet's camera, including how to share photos and videos with friends.
One of the coolest features on the Samsung Galaxy Tab is the in-built Readers Hub. It's ideal for reading all of the newspaper, books and magazines within the Android tablet. All you need to do is go to the Reader Hub and start reading! Watch and see how easy it is!
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.
Built from the ground up just for the Apple mobile device, the iPad Keynote app makes it easy to create beautiful and dynamic slide presentations—provided, that is, that you know how to use it. Learn how to use Keynote iPad application to create your own presentations with this helpful video guide from Apple.
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.
The new Asus Eee Pad Transformer tablet can do it all. It's so powerful you can hook it up to a mouse and keyboard and use it as your primary computer. Check out this video to learn how to use a mouse and keyboard with the Asus EeePad Transformer.
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.
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...