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iPad power: Connect to a remote Mac

Whether you need to run a Mac app or fetch a file, it can be handy to connect to a remote Mac from your iPad. Here's how.

iPad Power: How to print

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.

How to use your iPad securely

Security is vital if you're going to use an iPad a business device. Rich Mogull has some advice on how to keep the tablet and its data safe.

On the road with a camera, an iPad, and a Hyperdrive

Ben Long takes a photography trip to Turkey, leaving his MacBook Air at home in favor of an iPad and a HyperDrive.

Eight tips for travelers

Whether you're hitting the road for business or pleasure, these tips can make traveling with your Apple gear much more fun.

How to edit spreadsheets on an iPad

It's a cinch to view spreadsheets on your iPad, but when you want to create or edit them, things get a bit more complicated. Joe Kissell sums up what you need to know.

How to re-sort photos on your iPhone

If photos aren't showing up in the order you want on your phone, here's a way to force the issue.

Bugs & Fixes: Using iTunes' Restore From Backup command

Restore from Backup is a little-known troubleshooting asset that can prove useful in a variety of situations. Ted Landau tells you why the command should definitely be in your troubleshooting arsenal.

Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices

If you have to restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a backup, here's how to retain all your folders and other carefully crafted app organization.

iPad power: how to transfer files

There are plenty of ways to move files back and forth between your iPad and your Mac. None of them are perfect. Lex Friedman compares the alternatives.

iPad power: connect to a VPN

It's easy to protect your iPad and its data by using your office's virtual private network, or VPN. Here's how to get connected.

Bugs & Fixes: 2 iPads + 3G = A confused AT&T

If you have more than one iPad with 3G capability, AT&T may become confused about your setup and charge you for a 3G plan you neither want nor have. At least, that's what happened to Ted Landau.

Open iOS Safari to a blank page

Tired of iOS Safari loading old pages, or popping up your bookmarks, when you just want to open a new Web page? Here's how to open Safari to a new page.

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.

How to manage your kids' iOS app purchases

If you're about hand over an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your child, here are some quick steps you should take to make sure they don't inadvertently spend you out of house and home.