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If you make typing errors using your iPad –and who doesn’t’, a great feature is the cursor ‘trackpad’. Basically wherever the on screen keyboard is available, place two fingers down together on the keyboard and the letters all fade away leaving your mouse cursor to follow where you drag your fingers. Thus it’s easy to get to the place where your spelling errors are located. Let go at the right spot and make your changes. Actually you can do the same thing by holding and spreading two fingers across the text area to make the cursor travel like a trackpad. Try it, it’s really useful.

Here’s how to clear information from your device: Delete history, cache, and cookies To clear your history and cookies, tap Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data. Clearing your history, cookies, and browsing data from Safari won’t change your Auto Fill information. To remove other stored information, tap Settings > Safari > Advanced > Website Data > Remove All Website Data. When there’s no history or website data to clear, the setting turns grey. The setting might also be grey if parental controls are set for websites. To check your settings, go to Settings > General > Restrictions, then scroll to Allowed Content. Block cookies A cookie is a piece of data that a site puts on your device, so it can remember you when you visit again. Here’s how to choose whether Safari blocks cookies: Tap Settings > Safari > Block Cookies. Choose an option: Always Block, Allow


By design, iPads /iPhones do not assign much power to the internet signal and often this leads to under powered Wi-Fi. Some networks specifically those in bars; restaurants etc., have only set their routers to a ‘home’ network which may have limited connections. Technically most routers can handle about 255 connections but in practice many routers fail to assign an IP address to new connections after about 20 connections are already established. If the router is restarted it should re-assign the IP addresses to those computers connecting to it and thus you may be able to get connected. Of course often you cannot dictate when a router should be restarted. What can you do if you suspect that the iPad is the problem? First try to ‘Forget’ the network by clicking the small I symbol on the connection name. Then return to Wi-Fi and try to connect again, entering the