Don't-Miss iPad Stories

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.

How to extract media files from your iPod or iOS device

It's always a good idea to back up your iTunes library. But if disaster does strike, you may not be completely out of luck -- assuming you've synced a good portion of your library to an iPod, iPhone, or iPad.

How to set up Find My iOS device on your iPhone and iPad

Did you know that you can find a misplaced iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad from your computer? All it takes is a little forethought and these setup instructions.

Move your old iPad's data plan to your new iPad 2

Want to move your original iPad's 3G data plan over to your new iPad 2? Here's how.

How to migrate from your old iPad to a new model

Picking up a new iPad 2? Here's a quick refresher on how to safely move the contents of your old tablet to the newer model.

Ten tips for mastering the iPad

Even though it's been out since last April -- and a new model arrives this week -- the iPad still has its share of mysteries. But learn these 10 power tips for Apple's tablet, and you'll soon impress everyone with your iPad savviness.

Automator workflow of the month: From PDF to iBooks

Want an easy way to read your PDFs on your iPhone or iPad? Here's how to use Automator to add PDF files to iBooks from within Preview.

Five iPad safety tips for enterprise users

Don't deploy iPads in the enterprise without considering these security measures.

Listen to FLAC audio files on iOS devices

Neither iTunes nor any Apple hardware natively supports FLAC files, but there are apps that can let you listen to FLAC files on your iOS device: Dan Leehr's FLAC Player, and FastIntelligence's Golden Ear.