• How to put your iPad into “Guest User” mode with Guided Access

    The iPad is a fantastic, big screen devices with a great web browser and amazing games, and anyone who sees it is likely going to want to borrow it to use or just to try out. If you need to lend your iPad, however, all your personal content, messages, email, etc. get lent out with it. And that cause problems because unlike traditional computers, the iPad doesn’t support multiple accounts, or even a restricted “Guest User” mode.

    But with iOS 6, you can use the brand new Guided Access mode (or single-app mode) to simulate it.

    If you’ve ever wished your iPad — or iPhone or iPod touch — or be locked down into Safari web browsing only, or that you could let someone run a presentation or try a new game without snooping through your personal business, now you can.
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  • How To Unlock 43 Amazing Wallpapers Hidden In OS X Mountain Lion

    How To Unlock 43 Amazing Wallpapers Hidden In OS X Mountain Lion
    OS X Mountain Lion comes with 35 great wallpapers pre-installed, but what if that’s not enough to satisfy your computer’s cravings for more cosmic landscapes and jaw-dropping scenery straight out of National Geographics? Some of use need more. Like, at least 43 more.
    Apple actually includes 43 incredible wallpapers with a 3200×2000 resolution that are hidden inside OS X Mountain Lion. They include stuff like scenery from National Geographics, nature patterns, and cosmic photos from the Hubble telescope. Finding the wallpapers and unlocking them is actually really easy too, here’s how to do it:

    • From the OS X Finder, hit Command+Shift+G to summon Go To Folder and enter the following path exactly: /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.Framework/Versions/A/Resources/Default Collections/
    • Copy the four well-labeled directories “1-National Geographic”, “2-Aerial”, “3-Cosmos”, “4-Nature Patterns” to the Desktop or elsewhere for easy access to the high res images
    • Set them as your wallpaper.

    Enjoy!

     
  • How To Decrease Your iCloud Backup Size

    Whether you’re new to iOS, or just want to pick up some useful tips and tricks, we’re here to help. This is iOS Advice. Using iCloud to backup your device can be very convenient. This feature will backup your data when the device is locked, plugged in, and connected to Wi-Fi. This will also eliminate the need to restore it using a computer in the future. Apple gives every iCloud user 5GB of free storage space, but sometimes that isn’t enough for all of the data included in a default backup. Luckily, there’s a way to customize your backup and decrease the space it consumes in the clouds.

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  • Safely Move Keychain Files From Your Old Mac To A New One

    Safely Move Keychain Files

    Copying files to a new Mac? Perhaps one of them newfangled MacBook Pros? While most of us use Migration Assistant to move our files from one Mac to a new one, it may not be an option in your particular case. I’ve definitely wanted to move just the bare minimum of files over to a new Mac before, and today’s tip should help with just that.

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  • Old USSR Movies

    old movies USSR iconIt became possible because on January, 1, 2008, Article 6 ”On implementation of Part IV of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation” № 231-ФЗ of the Federal law of Russian Federation of December, 18, 2006 came into effect, where the following is stated:old movies USSR

    ”Copyright of legal entities, accrued up to August 3, 1993, i.e. before the Law of Russian Federation № 5351-1 ”On Copyright and Related Rights” of July, 9, 1993, came into effect, ceases upon expiration of seventy years from the day of legitimate promulgation of the work, and if it was not promulgated, — from the day of creation of the work. … For the purposes of application such legal entities are considered the authors of the works.”

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  • How To Setup Parental Controls (Restrictions) on the iPad

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    The iPad is a wonderfully easy and intuitive device to use. This is generally nothing but a major advantage – but at times it can cause issues if you have children who share your iPad or are allowed to use it from time to time. Problems you might encounter range from a child inadvertently deleting a frequently-used app to discovering that your child’s favorite new iPad game has allowed them to rack up hundreds of dollars worth of charges to your credit card via In-App purchases.

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  • Greeting eCards

    Greeting eCards’ is an app that enables you to view, select and email plenty of digital copies of vintage postcards created many years ago. 

    A digital vintage greeting card will become an offbeat present for everybody, whoever the addressee is.

    For young people it is an ingenious and somehow exotic piece of artwork, for older ones – a nostalgic remembrance from their childhood. A little old-fashioned and a bit naive, they trigger only positive emotions.

    When sending, say, a Christmas e-card from this app, just imagine – our great-grandmothers could have received this very postcard; the only difference is that in olden days the image was printed on a piece of cardboard and had a stamp on it. Everything else remained the same – festivity, feelings, good wishes, and joy.

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  • How to use Find my iPhone to track down a lost or stolen iPad

    You just spent a good deal of cash to purchase the new iPad. Have you given thought as to what you would do if it were lost or stolen?

    Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to “track” your iPad and know exactly where it was at all times? Well, fortunately, there is. If you signed up for Apple’s free iCloud service (and we all should) you have an easy way of always locating your iPad –- Find my iPhone.

    Yes, it the app is called Find My iPhone, but it finds any iOS device or Mac that is registered with iCloud.
     

    How to sign up for Find my iPad.

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    First, either create or login to your iCloud account when you set up your iPad. If you chose not to create or sign into an iCloud account, you can always:

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Touch the iCloud icon along the left hand column.
    3. Touch Account and sign into iCloud.
    4. Make sure that the Find My iPad switch is set to the ON position.

    Now that you are logged in to iCloud and have the switch turned ON- the fun begins.

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  • How to recover deleted application in iPhone or iPad

    Here’s a quick, useful iPad tip that will help you out if you’ve ever accidentally deleted an app you had installed on your iPad. Or perhaps had a child who accidentally deleted an app you still want on your iPad.

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    Luckily, regardless of how an app was deleted, it’s very easy to get it back on your iPad. There are a few ways to get a deleted app back. I’ll list them in order of how easy they are, with the easiest method listed first – here are the steps to get back deleted apps on your iPad:

    Use the Purchased Tab in the iPad App Store:

    – Open the App Store app on your iPad.

    – Tap on the Purchased button in the bottom nav bar.

    – Tap on the ‘Not On This iPad’ tab at the top of the screen. That will give you a complete listing of all apps that you have purchased (including free apps) that are not currently installed on the iPad.

    – Tap on the download symbol next to the app you want to restore – it’s the symbol next to the app name, a cloud with a downward arrow inside it.

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  • Barmaley

    A multimedia e-book about Barmaley, a fictional character from the famous children poem by Korney Chukovsky, a writer whose books are as famous in Russia as those by Dr. Seuss in are in the USA.

    Written in 1925, this book is still among the very first books which parents read to every Russian child.

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