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Buy New iPad For Much Less: ISELLMYIPHONE Will Buy Older/Used Devices

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The “new iPad” release is just around the corner.  Many of us are pacing the floor, anxiously awaiting its arrival.  I have been trying to figure out a way to off set the cost of buying the new ipad.  The guy’s at www.isellmyiphone.com offer an answer.  Sell your old devices or should I say slightly used devices, you are currently using.  They will purchase most of the older devices such as iphone 2G, ipad 1, and many others.  They have a complete list available on their site.



Awesome News For Jailbreakers: iPhone 4S and iPad 2 Jailbreak Released

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The complete guide to jailbreak your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 here.  After the jailbreak download a few of the best tweaks here.  I have been a jailbreaker since the first iPhone in 2007.  These are my favorites and most other tweakers will agree.  Hope you enjoy your new jailbreak.  Unfortunately, at this time only Mac users can download the tool needed to jailbreak the iPad 2 or iPhone 4S.



iCloud: What You Need to Know

iCloudWith the release of iOS 5 in October, we finally got iCloud. It was first announced in June by the late Steve Jobs himself. I’ve been using several facets of iCloud and am really happy to have it — especially the email component. In this article, I’ll offer an overview of iCloud, and for each aspect, I will tell you some important things you need to know when getting started. At the end of the article, I point you to some very helpful resources for using iCloud.


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New version of Opera Mini Web browser out!

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Since 2005 (the initial debut of the first version), I've dedicated several articles to the alternative Web browser Opera Mini. Back in the Windows Mobile / Symbian S40...S60 / BlackBerry days, Opera Mini offered a viable and, in many respects, much better alternative to the built-in browsers of these operating systems – for example, on my Blackberry 8800, it was the only browser I ever used. On my more capable Windows Mobile and Nokia devices / phones, I also tended to prefer it to other, in general, clumsy and slow browsers.



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This is how you will want to watch Flash(-only) videos and use dynamic Flash content

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Flash support has always (according to some people, painfully) been missing from the iOS platform. In the article below, I explain how you can watch any kind of Flash videos (via SkyFire) and how you can use full(!) Flash (and even Silverlight!) applications on your iPad (via AlwaysOnPC). All this without having to jailbreak!

Pure Flash videos



How do I manage my online privacy?

google myselfEverything we've covered can help you maintain your online privacy. However, since you can never be too safe, here are some general online privacy guidelines you should be aware of:

Google your name to see what others can find out about you. I found way too many pictures of me out there

  • Change your passwords often: Having to remember ever-changing passwords can be difficult. However, if you change your passwords periodically, you limit the ability for someone to crack them.

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How do I manage cookies?

Cookies are small text files that store information about your browsing session. Whenever you shop online and use a shopping cart, you're taking advantage of cookies. However, some third-party advertisers use cookies to track your online behavior in an effort to target ads specifically based on your online habits. Your iOS device doesn't accept third-party cookies by default, but you can still customize Safari to accept cookies when you want them. Here's how:


  1. Open Settings >Safari and tap on Accept Cookies.
  2. Choose when you want Safari to accept cookies.

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How do I clear my history?

Clear HistoryFollow these steps to wipe clean your browser's memory of every site you've ever visited:

  1. Open Settings and tap on Safari.
  2. Scroll down to the Security section.
  3. Tap on Clear History, and tap on Clear History again when the device asks to confirm.


Wipe your browser's memory of sites you've visited by clearing the History.

Note that you can also clear your Cookies and Cache.


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How do I protect myself from fraudulent websites?

How do I protect myself from fraudulent websites?

Phishing site warningThere are many sites online trying to trick you into submitting your personal information. Most of the time they re-create the look and feel of a reputable site such as a bank, company, PayPal, Facebook, eBay, and other well-known sites. The practice is known as Phishing, and the Web addresses are usually official-sounding variations of the site they are imitating (for example, www.paypal-fraud-division-claim.com).


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How do I use JavaScript?

Turn JavaScript On or OffJavaScript is a programming language that enables many website features. Some programmers, however, can use this language with bad intentions and wreak havoc on those unfortunate enough to visit their site. Your device supports JavaScript as a default setting, but you can turn it off if you know you're going to visit suspicious websites. Here's how:

  1. Open Settings>Safari.
  2. 
Slide the JavaScript feature to the OFF position.
  3. Turn it back on when you're finished visiting suspicious sites.

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