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.
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.
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!
Giving yourself root access will let you have superuser status on your B&N Nook eReader. Make sure your reader is on airplane mode, then connect it to your computer and follow the steps outlined in this tutorial to gain root access to your reader.
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 ...
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.
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...
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of removing the logic board and micro SIM card from 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.
The HP TouchPad is a webOS tablet capable of displaying media, browsing and connecting to the web, downloading and accessing apps, and more. This guide walks you through the process of configuring a number of settings on the device. Learn how to adjust the time, location services (GPS), screen lock, privacy features, and more.
Need help figuring out how to beat level 2-8 of PopCap Games' Plants vs. Zombies for the iPad? See how it's done with this gamer's guide, which presents a complete walkthrough of the process. With the right technique, the level is easy to beat. For more information, and to win stage 2-8 of this whimsical tower defense game yourself, watch this helpful video guide.
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.
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 this clip, learn how to add your own personal files to your Barnes and Noble Nook and make it a portable carrying device. This tutorial will show you all the steps you need to get anything from photos, videos, music files and personal documents onto your e-reader. This process is pretty easy and once you view the clip, you should be all set to start side loading. Who needs an iPad when you have a Nook?
If you're a diehard Apple fan, chances are the new iPad 2 caught your eye, stole your heart and emptied your wallet. Who couldn't resist the sophisticated slim-body design or its fascinating new Smart Cover? Well—it seems nobody could. And if you were late to jump on the bandwagon, you're still probably cleaning that dust out of your mouth because it took off without you—leaving the latest and greatest Apple gadget out of your reach.
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.
Don't be suckered into buying two separate data plans! In this clip, you'll learn how to share your rooted Motorola Droid Android smartphone's 3G data connection with a Samsung Galaxy Tab over WiFi! For more information, including detailed, 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.
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.
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.
Need help figuring out how to beat level 3-9 of PopCap Games' Plants vs. Zombies for the iPad? See how it's done with this gamer's guide, which presents a complete walkthrough of the process. With the right technique, the level is easy to beat. For more information, and to win stage 3-9 of this whimsical tower defense game yourself, watch this helpful video guide.
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.
With OpenSSH installed on your device, you can run your iPad-only apps smoothly on your iPhone or iPod touch. You'll need to download iTelePad2Pod on your Mac to get those iPad apps working on your other iOS devices. Then follow the instructions in the video to make sure you always have your favorite apps on you, no matter what the Apple device. Take your iPad everywhere, even when you leave it at home!
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.
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.
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.
The Motorola XOOM was just released last week to Android-hungry fans waiting the next best thing to Apple's iPad. But should it have been released, considering Verizon's switching to the 4G LTE network soon?
As on an iPhone, iPod touch or desktop computer, you can use Apple's iTunes store on your iPad via the free iTunes application. Learn how to wirelessly download movies, television shows and songs to your iPad with this official video guide.
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!
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!
You can create forms on your iPad by using Numbers. You can use the forms to fill in the rows of a spreadsheet instead of entering data into the spreadsheet grid. This can come in handy if you are looking for a quick way to get your job done.
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.
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.
If you don't want to spend an extra $130 to get 3G for your iPad, you can use the app MyWi to tether your iPhone's 3G connection to your iPad. This video shows you the easy way to tether your iPhone's 3G or EDGE Data Connection to your iPad, or any other Wi-Fi enabled device. So skip paying the extra dough and get a 3G connection for free! Be careful, as this can drain your iPad's battery!
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.
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.
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.
In this tutorial, learn how to get non-Barnes and Noble content onto your Nook e-reader. By using Adobe Digital Editions (a program that allows you to digitize your favorite novels) you can add content to your Nook without involving BN. This clip will show you exactly how to bypass the lock on your Nook and import your own content.
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...
In this clip, you'll learn how to pair a stereo Bluetooth headset to an Apple mobile device (in this case, an iPad). It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about three minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
There are many ways to enjoy books on your Nook. One of these options is through Adobe Digital Editions. Digital Editions is a way to buy and transfer real life books onto your computer and then your e-reader. You can do this with rented library books as well. Check out this clip and learn how to transfer a DRM book to your Nook fast and easily.