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List of Laptop and Tablet Recalls - 2018 and Earlier

There are billions of laptops and tablets in the wild and the vast majority of them are completely safe to use. However, from time to time, manufacturers find out that one of their products has a defe...

How to Get the Nook App on an Amazon Fire Tablet

Just because you bought an Amazon Fire tablet that doesn't mean you need to be locked into its E-Reader app. With a little bit of digital elbow grease, you can put the Barnes & Noble Nook app, ...

How to Password Protect the iPad

It’s such a simple thing, but many iPad owners don’t bother to enable password security on their tablets. If you want to make things tougher on snoops, follow these steps.Open the Settings menu on...

How to Attach a Photo to an Email on an iPad

Sharing photos with family and friends has never been easier thanks to the iPad. Here's how you do it:Tap Photos on the iPad’s home screen.Open the image you’d like to share.Tap the share icon in...

How to Remove or Change the 'Sent from my iPad' Signature

If you don’t want every e-mail recipient to know that you’re sending e-mail from your iPad, or if you want to add a different signature for business, here’s how to change or get rid of it.In the Setti...

How to Access Alternate Characters on the iPad Keyboard

The iPad’s keyboard offers some quick (but partially hidden) ways to access special characters and oft-used punctuation.Emoji: Your iPad will either have an image with a smiley face or a globe on it...

How to Set Up Messages on Your iPad

On the iPhone and iPad. Messages (formerly iMessage) lets you send texts over Wi-Fi and LTE along with photos, videos, locations, and contacts to anyone with an Apple device running iOS.Send MessagesS...

How to Re-arrange and Manage Application Icons on the iPad

As most iPhone users know, it’s much easier to keep track of and find apps when they’re arranged in a logical way. You have up multiple screens to play with, so why not move apps onto different sc...

How to Activate the iPad Bookmarks Bar

While the iPad’s Safari browser has a dedicated Bookmarks button, you can access your favorite sites more quickly by making the Bookmarks Bar always visible.Open the Safari browser.Tap the Bookmarks...

How to Reboot the iPad

If the iPad freezes and stops responding to taps or button presses, you can reboot it without losing data. Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time until the screen g...