Using Scrivener On The Mac And iPad Writing Apps

There probably will not be a Scrivener for iPad. Keith the developer has enough to do with keeping the app for the desktop the best it can be. What he has done though is, worked out ways for us to be able to do the important task of writing on the iPad, so that it will sync back to the Scrivener application. The writing and the grabbing of ideas out Read More …

How to Copy Files to an iPad

This is the question that I get asked the most. How to copy file to iPad or how to move file to iPad and myself I don’t have problems with doing it. For the most part I use either iTunes or DropBox. The other most popular way is with email. Seeing as so many people are asking this question I will write an eBook this week and cover the nitty Read More …

Best Video Monkey Settings For Ipad – Video Conversion for iPad

How to use VideoMonkey iPad settings I just downloaded the latest version of Video Monkey which is 0.10 and there is not a specific setting to use for Video Monkey iPad. You would think that after this amount of time that the iPad has been available that there would be a button for one click settings to use. Best Video Monkey Settings For Ipad But all is not lost for Read More …

Six iPad applications for creating charts diagrams and visualisations.

Sometimes we want to make diagrams on the iPad and there are a number of applications that will allow us to do that. Some are within spreadsheet applications and some are dedicated tot he task of charts and graphs. One of these is a drawing application which versatile in a different way. Numbers – Apple’s Spreadsheet Application One of those you can use is called Numbers this is the spreadsheet Read More …

What do you think is best Wifi only or with 3G

I have the WIfi only and I have to admit that lately I have been thinking that if I were to buy the iPad two I would get one with 3G also. It would save me having to carry around the MiFi unit that I have. The MiFi is pretty useful though and does the job well. I can connect up to five devices to it and that is a Read More …

Picking up the iPad to use and do stuff

iPad in a Bag for Easy Carrying I have a bag, you might call it a manbag, but I live in Spain and it is perfectly acceptable to the point of being popular to carry such a bag. I might not take it to England with me next time I go though. In the UK, Everything has to be put in pockets and there is the problem. I don’t have Read More …

Dragon Dictation – What a great little App

In La Bisbal I did a test of speech to text recognition with Dragon Dictation I got called out on an errand today. My wife missed the bus she had to get to be able to get back home in time for me to take her to La Bisbal which is in Baix Emporda, Catalonia. Very important trip to the tax office to have the taxes sorted out for the year. Read More …

My 5 favourite books to read on the iPad

Reading books on the iPad is pretty good so long as you are not on the beach trying to read when the bright sunlight will make it nigh on impossible. For those occasions you want a Kindle or a paper book. There are other times when the iPad beats the Kindle or the paper book though, such as when you are in bed and don’t want to have a light Read More …

TextExpander – Essential Writers Tool for the iPad

On of the best applications on the Mac is TextExpander. Textexpander Mac is such a time saver and I believe that Smile Software also make a version now for the poor saps that are Windows users. What they have done to make their application totally useful is to allow other applications hook into the functionality of it. So if you have Text Expander Mac on your iPad you can use Read More …

Free Way To Convert Video To Ipad

Works on WIndows as well as on the Mac platform. Go and download the free MPEG StreamClip software. There are a ton of applications out there, you can pay for, that can convert video but you will not get better results at all, just because some money changed hands. Download the MPEG StreamClip from the web site of Squared5 and install on your system. Get the application fired up on Read More …