Ben Hamilton

Fix for iPad blackscreen that doesn’t respond

My iPad wasn’t responding to anything. Just blackscreen. The Home Key and Sleep Key (as if you were taking a screen shot) for more than 10 seconds will do a force restart!! This post on the apple forum gave me the fix.

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iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

Summary: create keyboard shortcuts on your iPad to make it quicker write notes and emails. Settings | General | Keyboard | Shortcuts I first got an iPad about 10 months ago and the keyboard is nowhere as quick to type on as ergonomic keyboard for my workstation. What does however make typing on the iPad […]

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Me, Myself & Productivity

Summary: when inputing text on an iPad or iPhone do a double space to finish a sentence. It will transform into a full stop followed by a space. I’ve had an interest in all things ‘productivity’ related for some time, but over the last few years its become a stronger driving force. When I took […]

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Editing Microsoft Office Documents on the iPad

I got asked on the weekend about what do I use on the iPad to edit Microsoft documents. I’ve been using an iPad (the ‘new iPad’ or the ‘iPad 3’ depending on who you talk to) and have been needing to both create and edit Microsoft Office Word and Excel documents. I’ve tried using Google […]

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Quickly Create Bulleted Lists On iPads

I’m a newcomer to the iPad, but I’ve found that creating a bulleted list in an email can be rather time consuming as to get an ‘asterik’ (star, SHIFT-8, one of these *) takes a few taps on the keyboard. I’ve found a quicker way to make them happen, here it is: Go to Settings […]

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