Don't-Miss iPad Stories

Bugs & Fixes: iOS device backup failure solved

Ted Landau deals with an iPad that refuses to sync. A little brute-force action puts things right.

From brainstorm to outline: Why I use OPML

If you want to brainstorm a bunch of ideas, then pull them into some kind of organized shape, and you want to do that from almost anywhere with almost any kind of hardware, you need apps that work with OPML.

How to copy and paste text in iOS

It took two years for the iPhone to get copy and paste support. But the feature's a bit less intuitive than other elements of iOS. Lex Friedman shows you how to put copying, pasting, and text editing to use.

Forget fancy formatting: Why plain text is best

Using editors and syncing services that work with plain-text formatting, David Sparks can write almost anywhere, using almost any device. Here's his plain-text workflow.

How to sync large iTunes libraries with small devices

As you acquire more and more music, movies, TV shows, podcasts, apps, and books, it becomes increasingly difficult -- or, more likely, impossible -- to fit your entire iTunes library on your iPod, iPhone, or iPad. Kirk McElhearn offers some advice on how to deal with the data-storage disparity.

Bugs & Fixes: (Not so) mysterious iPad mute

Ted Landau solves the mysterious case of the silent iPad.

How to print from an iPad

If you're going to use the iPad as a real work tool, you'll want to print. There are a couple of ways to do it; Joe Kissell has the low-down on their pros and cons.

Connect to a remote Mac from your iPad

While it would undoubtedly be handy to connect from your iPad to a Mac at home or the office, actually doing so isn't always easy. Glenn Fleishman recommends two apps that'll get you connected with the least fuss.

iPhone and iPad Security: Four basic tips to stay safe

While waiting for Apple to fix the 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.

Reading on the iPad: magazines

The iPad is a game-changer for the magazine business. Publishers are trying out all sorts of business and editorial models. Jonathan Seff looks at what you can read (and what you'll pay).

An easier way to organize iOS apps

Rearranging apps or creating folders on your iPhone or iPad can be a drag. It's far easier to do so in iTunes on your Mac then sync. Here's a little trick that makes it even easier.

Keep your iPad safe

Security is vital if you're going to use an iPad a business device. Rich Mogull shares how to protect both your tablet and its data.

How to create and organize iOS folders

We first got folders way back with iOS 4. So if you haven't mastered them yet, now is as good a time as any. Lex Friedman walks you through the finer points of creating and organizing folders on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

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.