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Syncing PDFs with the iPad

Jason Snell has tried to find ways to sync e-mailed PDFs with his iPad quickly and easily. He's found a solution, but still isn't really satisfied.

How to mix colors for iPad artwork

Artist Kyle Lambert demonstrates some techniques for mixing digital colors on the iPad.

Silently set an iPhone alarm

The challenge: You want to set an alarm is loud enough to wake you the next morning, but you don't want it to go off right now. How to set it without sound? A Hints reader has a trick.

iPhone and iPad Security: Four basic tips to stay safe

While waiting for Apple to fix the Jailbreakme.com 3.0 vulnerability, follow these four basic practices to avoid being bitten by malware.

Managing contacts on the iPad

PCWorld's Tony Bradley continues to experiment with the iPad as his only computing device, turning his attention to the best way to manage contacts on his tablet.

Play ball (in sync)

You say you're tired of listening to drab ESPN broadcasters calling your team's game? With the right AV gear, MLB At Bat, and this trick, you can send Bobby Valentine to the showers.

How a news junkie uses the iPad

The iPad may not be as light as a magazine or newspaper, but it's still pretty portable. And Lex Friedman has found it's a great device for keeping up to date on the latest news. Here's how he uses his iPad to satisfy his news addiction.

Apple offers iWork importing details for iOS devices

In addition to updating its mobile iWork offerings to work on the iPhone and iPod touch, Apple also posted new and revised support documents for Numbers, Pages, and Keynote, with much of the support information focusing on converting a Mac iWork document to an iOS-supported version.

Importing clips into iMovie for iOS

You know that you can use iMovie for iOS to easily edit movie clips shot with your iOS device's camera. But do you know how to import clips not shot with that camera into iMovie? Here's the secret.

Dad and daughter find a misplaced iPod

Two generations put their heads together to locate a lost iPod touch.

TinyUmbrella and iTunes 1013 error strike again

Ted Landau troubleshoots his way out of an iPhone that refused to update with both the help and hindrance of TinyUmbrella.

Use Bluetooth to tether your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad

Apple's recent iOS 4.3 update adds Bluetooth tethering to every iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad capable of running that version of the mobile operating system. This lets any of those devices obtain an Internet connection from an iPhone with its sharing feature enabled. Glenn Fleishman shows you how it's done and tells you why you'd want to do it.

Bugs & Fixes: Flash, iOS, and Xcode

Ted Landau runs up some recent troubleshooting news, including a security vulnerability with Flash Player, a pair of iOS bugs, and a problem with the Mac App Store version of Xcode.