Apple iPad Repair – Top 5 iPad Problems

Apple iPad Repair

Over 100 million iPads have been sold worldwide, but this doesn’t mean they don’t come without any flaws. Apple iPad repair is something many tablet owners still have to deal with. The iPad is Apple’s flagship tablet and the fourth generation came out at the end of 2012, alongside the iPad Mini. They are popular among adults, elderly people, and children alike and are now even used widely in the classroom. Generally, the iPad is a reliable and user-friendly tablet that has a lot to offer, but if you have one it might be useful to read up on easy ways to repair yours if it ever goes ‘belly-up’.

So, we’re giving you some tips on how to go about fixing the most frequent and annoying problems you may happen to encounter with your iPad.

WiFi / Internet Problems

A problem with internet connectivity seems to be the most popular and frequently talked about issue with the iPad, but there are some simple solutions to try if yours is playing up. If you’ve seen the TV comedy ‘The IT Crowd’, then you may snigger at this suggestion, but simply turning the tablet off and on again as a troubleshooting method does often work. Turn the router off and back on whilst you do the same to your iPad; this refreshes everything and may prompt your Wi-Fi to wake up. You should also check the basics: got to Settings > Wi-Fi on the iPad and make sure that it is turned on.

Apple iPad Repair

Ensure that you have the latest iOS software by going to Settings > General > Software Update. Before you update the software, make sure you plug your iPad into the power adapter. You can update the older version of iPads with iTunes. You will see the option ‘Check for Update’ on the Summary tab.

Frozen Screen

Is your screen lagging? Frozen? Or generally not being its speedy self?

When your iPad refuses to respond to your touch, the most likely reason is a fault of a specific app. If it happens regularly, make a note of which apps you have running at the time and uninstall one at a time to see if it fixes the problem. However, you may not want to do this if the app is one that you use often.

Apple iPad Repair

So to reset the iPad, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button at the same time for at least 10 seconds, until the Apple logo appears. If the problem persists, try consulting an Apple iPad repair technician or head to the Apple store. You might be surprised to find out how cheap iPad repair can be.

Running Slowly

Giving a similar experience to that offered by the frozen screen, your iPad might be feeling a little ‘bogged down’ and thus be working slowly. This can be irritating when you’re used to a super-quick tablet and, is most likely to occur when you’re in a hurry.

Make sure your iPad and iTunes are both up-to-date and are running on the latest software as this can often be the root cause of many problems with Apple iPad repair.

iTunes Doesn’t Recognize the iPad

Again, a main issue here often lies with outdated software, and in particular you should make sure that you have the latest version of iTunes.

Firstly, begin by restarting your iPad, then your computer.

Check the USB connections. Try disconnecting and reconnecting the iPad. Whenever possible, always connect iPad to a USB port that is built into the computer instead of the keyboard or an external USB hub.

For Windows users, it may be necessary to completely uninstall iTunes and then re-install the latest version of iTunes. It is not necessary for Mac users to uninstall or re-install iTunes.

iPad Won’t Turn On

If your iPad won’t turn on at all, don’t go straight into meltdown panic mode. It could all be fixed in a matter of minutes.

Apple iPad Repair

You may have to hold two buttons at the same time, namely the Home and the Wake (or) Suspend button. Once you do this, you will see the Apple logo become visible on your screen after pressing the Home and Wake (or) Suspend buttons for about two seconds. And this means your iPad is booting up and should be good to go in a little while.

However, if this doesn’t work you could have a hardware failure on your hands. In this case, your best bet is to take it down to an Apple iPad repair facility and get it checked out by the Apple doctors.

Thomas James writes for iTechnician, who offer iPad screen replacement services in the UK.

How to Manage the Use of Electronics in Your Family

Use of electronics

It seems like there are more mobile phones being created than people these days, so there are bound to be a few problems that pop up when it comes to how you are going to be able to manage all of the different electronic devices in your family. While most electronic devices come packed with an immense number of positive benefits, there are also some negative aspects of giving a little computer to every single member of the family. Whether you are getting a Blackberry Canada or you are just trying to figure out how many hours of video games your children are going to play per day, it is important to remember that electronics are a part of our daily lives at this point. Let’s take a look at how you can manage the electronics owned by the people in your household.

Use of electronics

Let the Kids Use the Computer

The first thing you should look at when it comes to what your children should be allowed to do is the computer. While there are a lot of terrible things that can be found on the Internet, there are also plenty of tools at your disposal to make sure that your children do not end up on some of the most problematic websites on the Internet. There is nothing wrong with letting your children use the Internet for many hours during the day, especially if they are actually learning something along the way. Playing Counter Strike or World of Warcraft all day is one thing, but you should not try to prevent your child by learning about the world through that electronic box.

Use of electronics

Should Your Kids Have Mobile Phones?

Some parents do not like the idea of giving mobile phones to their children because they think that kind of access to information could somehow be harmful. The first thing you need to realize when it comes to preventing your child from owning a phone is that it would be a mistake to leave your child without a phone in certain situations. The reality is that you are not going to be standing next to your child at all hours of the day, so you need to make sure that they are able to contact you if they find themselves in some trouble. At the end of the day, you also need to be able to contact them when you haven’t heard from them for an extended period of time. It is also important to remember that not all phones come with the Internet. You can give your child a regular mobile device if you are worried about that.

Use of electronics

Limit the Video Games

The most important thing you should limit when it comes to the electronics in your household is video games. While having fun is definitely not something that you want to disrupt when it comes to your children, the fact of the matter is that many children end up wasting their lives away on these devices. You do not need to take an authoritarian approach when it comes to video games, but you should at least explain to your children how video games can give them a false feeling of accomplishment.

Is Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 better than iPad 2?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 faces a tough challenge from iPad 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the new tablet from Samsung, is the bet for all Android lovers against Apple’s iPad 2. As both the leading computing and mobile companies gear up to battle out each other with their new gadgets, the war intensifies every day. Tablet, or, for a common person, the mobile form of a computer, is the hottest electronic gadget in today’s world. The widespread success of Apple’s iPad has kindled every other electronic company to produce their own range of tablets to keep up to the pace of the electronic gadgets’ market. Here is the interesting story that tells you whether Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 has the things really to beat iPad 2 in the tablet market.

Processor and Performance

Processor and performance analysis is the primary thing to check out the efficiency and performance of any gadget. Considering iPad2, it comes with 1 GHz Dual Core Apple A5 processor. The device runs on iOS 4.3 operating system. The dual core factor in the processor of iPad 2 tells us clearly that the device guarantees awesome speed without sacrificing the performance. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has a processor that can match up the Apple’s product easily. The Samsung tablet has a 1 GHz Dual Core Cortex-A9 processor. It means that this device also features the Dual Core technology, which can promise the user stunning speed without compromising an efficient performance. Thus, both the tablets almost stand equal in the processor and performance arena although Galaxy Tab has a slight edge over its competitor.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 equals iPad 2 in performance

Display and Design

In the section of display, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 clearly wins over the Apple’s product with ease. This is because of the fact that Apple’s iPad 2 consists of a 9.7 LED-backlit display, whereas, Galaxy Tab features a 10.1 inch LED display, which is marginally greater than the iPad 2. In addition to this, the Galaxy Tab has a stunning resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, which is again higher than the iPad 2, which has a slightly less resolution of just 1024 x 768 pixels.  Thus, Samsung’s tablet clearly goes ahead of Apple’s in the consideration of display. However, iPad 2 wins over the Samsung Galaxy Tab in design with its stupendous stylish and sleek look.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has a better display than iPad 2

Features

Even though both the devices stand at the same place when we consider the features like GPRS, GPS, EDGE and Micro USB Support, Samsung’s product races ahead of the Apple’s, in the section of camera specifications. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 features a rear camera of 3 MP with Auto Flash LED of 720 Pixels and a front camera of 2 Mega Pixel. The iPad 2 features a rear camera of Fixed Focus 720 Pixels specification, but just with 0.3 Mega Pixels. Even the front camera too has just 0.2 Mega Pixels, which is well short of Samsung Tab’s specification number.

iPad 2 has rich applications than Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Applications

Application is purely the thing in which Apple dominates over Samsung. The users of iPad 2 can find it easy to get more useful applications than the users of Galaxy Tab. Thus, it is clear that Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 edges over the Apple’s product in performance and efficiency, but fails to match up with it in design and availability of applications!