You use your iPad every day, but there are hidden features buried within your trusty tablet that only a few people know about and even fewer make good use of. These features turn novice users into iPad Masters.
Now you can join that group of iPad Masters with today’s helpful Apple tip. You’ll discover better ways to learn new words, speed up your gadget and discover helpful settings you didn’t know existed. So go grab your iPad and let’s get started on some of the most helpful iPad secrets available to owners.
iPad users no longer have to quit watching a video to check another app. While watching a video or using FaceTime, simply press the home button to minimize the video down to the corner of your iPad’s display. This only works in certain apps that support this feature.
Of all the “smart” devices, few are more controversial than the smart TV. The idea makes a lot of sense: Combine the best parts of a computer and a television into one super-machine. What could go wrong?
Well, as popular as smart TVs are – especially in the luxury tech department – many critics dislike the format, and the technology is surprisingly susceptible to ransomware. Companies have had to defend their inventions again and again and compared to simpler and less expensive forms of entertainment, the smart TV is struggling to earn its place in your family room.
This may not shock you, given how many advertisements follow you around the internet based on cookies you’ve accumulated along the way. Banner ads for your favorite Amazon products may appear in your Yahoo feed, for example, and Facebook could write an encyclopedia about your preferences.
But Vizio shares this information with third-party companies, and it’s hard for the average consumer to find out where their data go. Meanwhile, smart TVs are famously vulnerable to hackers, and you may not want your device to know quite so much about you.