If you find that you have forgotten your power adapter when travelling or away from home. One standby way do charging your phone is using the USB port in a TV. Probably not the quickest way but better than a flat phone.
I tried this out and it does work.
Using Spotlight to find things on my iPhone and iPad is the easiest way for me to navigate through apps, mail and contacts. It’s been my go to way of doing things for a long time. Simply swiping down from will reveal the Spotlight search box.
Spotlight also makes it really easy to find all the apps on your devices. By simply searching for a “.” it will bring up a list of all your apps.
After a quick test it seems you can use most keyboard symbols or punctuation marks to get the same results.
To find apps that you have previously installed on your devices open the App Store app. On the iPhone go to Updates – Purchased. You have the options of All and Not on This Phone. Pull down the screen to reveal the search box.
On the iPad the Purchased option is at the bottom of the screen. Select this and then you have the same options of All or Not on This iPad. You also have another option to view iPad Apps or iPhone Apps.
This is a list of some of the iPad and iPhone apps I’ve tried. Some apps I use a lot and some have been tried and quickly deleted. I have found that some apps I have are no longer available in the app store so if you can’t find an app in the list this may be the reason.
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ABC iview – now available for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
ABC News for iPad
AccuWeather Free for iPad
Adobe Photoshop Express
Advanced Bubble Level Free
AFL Aussie Rules Live HD 2011
Air Sketch Free
All Things Digital
Allrecipes.com.au Dinner Spinner Recipes anytime! Amazon Mobile
Analytics for iPad
Angry Birds HD Free
Angry Birds Lite
Animal Sound Board Game HD Free Lite – for iPad
ANZ Property Tracker
AppDeals for iPad
Appolicious for iPad
AppStart for iPad
Art Of Glow
ArtStudio – draw, paint and edit photo LITE
ArtsView : Sydney
At Once – Type while walking!
Atkins Diet Recipes
Augmented Reality Studio
Australia Post Mobile
Australia Votes 2010
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation for iPad
BeFunky Photo Editor
Bluetooth Photo Share
Bluetooth Walkie Talkie
Bubble Breaker 2 (Bebbled)
Bubble Wrap (FREE)
C25K (Couch to 5K)
Cali Lewis Tech & Gadget Videos
Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal
Calorie Counter by MyNetDiary
CamViewer for Foscam Webcams
Card Shark Solitaire
Chicktionary for iPad
Citrix Receiver for iPad
Clinometer HD – bubble level and slope finder
Compass for iPad (Free)
Convert Units for Free – #1 Unit Conversion App
Cows In Space
Crack the Code Free
Dictionary.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus – Free
Dictionary.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus – HD iPad
Discover Wikipedia in a Magazine
Discovr Apps – discover new apps
Discovr Music – discover new music
Discussion Forum for iPad Users
Documents Free (Mobile Office Suite)
Domain.com.au Real Estate
Domain.com.au Real Estate App for iPad
Doodle Booth HD Free
Doodle Buddy – Paint, Draw, Scribble, Sketch – It’s Addictive!
Doodle Buddy for iPad Doodle Jump – BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive!
Draw for iPad
DrawCast – Drawing/painting/sketching/doodle eBay
eBay for iPad
Echofon for Twitter
Endomondo Sports Tracker
Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List
Eureka Skydeck 88
Explore The Rocks
Facebook for iPhone – Friends Planet Lite
Find My iPhone
Flickit – Flickr uploader for iPhone & iPod Touch
FlickStackr for Flickr
Focus for Facebook
Fotolr FX Camera-Live
Four in a Row âœ¯
Foxtel Guide for iPad
Frames & FX for Photos
Free Noughts and Crosses
Free Wi-Fi Finder
FreeAppADay Store: Paid Apps For Free Daily + Game Reviews & Trailers
Friendly for Facebook
Friendsheep HD: The Insanely Popular Party Game
Frommers Travel Tools
GetGlue for iPad
GiftBox Holiday Shopping List
GodFinger for iPad
GoodReader for iPad
GoodReader for iPhone
Google Apps Browser by G-Whizz! – The #1 Gmail, Talk, Facebook & Twitter Client + Lots More! Google Earth
Harbor Master HD
Healthy Recipes – By SparkRecipes
HelTweetica for Twitter
Hong Kong Travel Guide – Lonely Planet
HootSuite for Twitter
iCademy – discover your iPhone
iLoader for Facebook
iLoader for Facebook Lite
IMDb Movies & TV
The Impossible Maze
iPronto To Do Lite HD
Jewel Craft HD Lite
Jewel Quest Deluxe Lite
Just Light Flashlight
Lasoo for iPad
Leme Camera Lightsaber Unleashed
Line Up FREE
Lock Screen Designer
LogYourRun Free – running GPS pedometer
Lost Chicks Multiplayer- The Insanely Popular Multiplayer Game
Made in the Now
Mashable! for iPad
Melbourne “At a Glance” City Guide – Free
Melbourne Travel Guide Lonely Planet
The Menu Book
Miso – Social TV
Mobile FOXTEL from Telstra
Mondo Travel Diary
MoneySmart Financial Calculator
MyGumtree Free Local Classifieds
MyPad – for Facebook
MyPad+ – for Facebook & Twitter
National Gallery of Victoria
New York City Travel Guide Lonely Planet
Night Fast Snap!
A Ninja vs Zombies (iAd supported)
NYC Way – Everything NYC
NYTimes for iPad
Oz Radar HD
PAC-MAN Lite for iPad
Percolator Perth Street Map Lite Pho.to Lab
PingChat! – The Ultimate Cross-Platform Messenger Pixel Perfect: FREE for limited time
Pizza Hut Australia
Plastic Bullet Camera
Pocket Weather AU
Pocket Weather AU HD Lite
Pop Art Lite
Pop Pop Bubble
Print n Share for advanced printing
PrinterShare – print from iPhone to anywhere
Pulse News for iPad
Pulse News for iPhone
Qrafter – QR Code Reader and Generator
QuickofficeÂ® Pro HD
Read It Later Free
Real Solitaire Free for iPad
Remote Desktop Lite – RDP
reMovem Christmas Edition
Ringtone Maker – Make free ringtones from your music! ROBOnoVIEW
Rope’n’Fly 2 Lite
Shadow/Highlight Retouch Photo Editor Free Shazam
Shazam for iPad
Sheep Launcher Free!
ShopShop – Shopping List Shrek KartTM FREE Silent Film Director Simple Resize SketchyPad SkyGrid
Snap Send Solve
sobees lite for Facebook
Social News Free
Social News Reader
The Specials Board
Star Walk – 5 Stars Astronomy Guide
Star Walk for iPad – interactive astronomy guide Steply
Sticky Notes with Alarms and BumpTM Sharing Sunrise
SuperPopCam – Swipe to Effect
Sydney – Travel Guide
Sydney “At a Glance” City Guide – Free
Sydney City Travel Guide – GuidePal
Sydney Map and Walking Tours Sydney.Spot-OnTM
Talking Tom Cat
Talking Tom Cat for iPad
Teewee for Twitter
Tic Tac Toe Free HD
TiltShift Generator – Fake Miniature
TiltShift Generator Free – Fake Miniature
Time Out Sydney
Tiny Planet Photos
TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants TumbLiking -Tumblr client-
TuneIn Radio Pro
Tweet – iPad edition for Twitter
Tweetbot – A Twitter Client with Personality TweetDeck for iPad
TweetDeck for iPhone Tweeterena 2 for iPad
Twitter Client Twezr
TwitBird for Twitter
Twitterrific for Twitter
Twuner – The Talking Twitter Client
UpNext 3D Cities
Urbanspoon for iPad
USA TODAY for iPad
VehiCal – Car Expense Management
Viator Tours & Activities
Virtuoso Piano Free 2 HD
VLC Media Player
WA Vehicle Registration – Perth
We Rule for iPad
We Rule GOLD for iPad
The Weather ChannelÂ® for iPad
What’s On at Fed Square
White Pages Australia
WiFi Photo Transfer
Wired Product Reviews
Words With Friends
Words With Friends HD Free
Words With Friends Helper: Lexeme Free
WorldMate The Travelers Value Pack
Write Now LITE
WWF Helper – Anagram and Word Lookup for Words with Friends
XE Currency for iPad
XtremeMac Alarm Clock
Yellow Pages Australia
Yoink! Free recycling and reuse network
Zigzag HD Lite
Zite Personalized Magazine
1 million FREE Books Read Kobo eBooks!
100 Cameras in 1
100 Cameras in 1 Free Version
123 Sticker: Musical Sticker Book (With New Halloween Sticker Scene) 360 Bali
Instagram being acquired by Facebook and releasing an Android app has resulted in users looking at whether they want to still use the service and if not, how to get a copy of their photos and delete their accounts.
If you decide to delete your instagram account make sure you have a copy of your photos before you go through the deletion process. When the account is deleted so are your photos and the same user name cannot be used again.
To download a copy of our photos or even cancel your account here is the easiest way to do it.
There are a couple of sites that make it easy to download all our photos from intagram. I’ve used instaportand the process is very easy, your photos are downloaded in a zip file.
Copygramis another site offering the same sort of service
Instabackupis a Mac app that runs on your desktop
To delete your account simply go to instagram delete and deactivate instagram account once your account has been deleted all your photos will be deleted and your username will no be able to be used again.
Other iPhone apps to share photos include Streamzoo EyeEM and Flickr
When new devices appear the topic of conversation often falls to “Can I justify buying it?” , because unless it is a replacement for a failing device I really don’t “need” to buy it.
So I thought I would look back at my spending habits pre iPad and compare them with the purchase of iPad1 and upgrade to iPad2.
This is a simple comparison of where I spend my money, I’m not getting into value or ease of purchases.
Five things that were purchased in our house pre iPads were:
Fiction and non-fiction books(Hard copy)
Street Directory(Hard Copy)
Some of these were annual purchases while others were daily.
I do not purchase most of these ‘Hard Copy” items since getting an iPad.
I still buy the occasional hard copy book and this usually done online, making it cheaper and saving me time and fuel.
My calculations (yes I keep receipts) show that my expenses have gone down when comparing the 12 months pre iPad with the 12 months with the iPad1.
They dropped again when comparing 12 months with the iPad1 with the following 12months when I upgraded to iPad2.
These calculations include the cost of purchasing the iPads.
Will I upgrade to the new iPad? Probably.
Do I need to upgrade? Probably not.
Either way I consider that the iPads I’ve purchased, and used a lot, have more than paid for themselves so now it’s just a matter of deciding if I want to upgrade -Probably
After days of hype Apple launched the iPad today. I hadn’t planned on staying up to 2am to watch the launch but I did.
I could listen to the audio from the launch through Leo Laporte’s TwitTV while watching the live blogging by Engadget. The feed was slow for the first hour with lots of buffeting but eventually settled down.
So here it is the much hyped iPad. The wifi models will be shipping within 60 days and the 3G models within 90 days.
Photo copyright engadget
It does lots, looks great and I want one. I am not going to go into details of all the features as there will be lots of articles around that will give you this information.
A couple of things that I did note though were that the iPad has the same slide to open as the iphone and the keyboard is also similar to the iPhone and doesn’t have numeric above the alpha keys ( I find this annoying on the iPhone especially when suing numerics in passwords). It runs iPhone apps and the new SDK from Apple to develop apps will allow the apps to be bigger.
Photo copyright engadget
The other big question is: How much? (These prices are in USD.)
The base model 16GB will be $499, 32GB will be $599, 64GB will be $799.
The 3G models cost an extra $130
16GB is $629, 32GB is $729, 64GB is $829
So now we just have to wait and see if they are really worth all the hype and the price, hope it’s not like the mac book Air, nice to look at but not really worth the expense.