Text Messages on iPad

I recently went on a little summer vacation with my wife. As part of our trip, we spent some time with friends and family who we rarely get to see in person. Since we all live in different cities and countries, we usually keep in touch by email, phone or Skype. Of course, as you well know, the issue is it takes time to write an email and talking on the phone or Skype requires both parties to be available at the same time.


A faster, more efficient, and easier way to communicate today is through text messaging. I find that you often see people texting each other on their iPhones, iPads, or other devices just about everywhere you go. It makes sense why. A text message is short and quick to send and

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How to close iPad Apps

You may recall from a previous article on iPad gestures how to access the multi-tasking bar. For a refresher, click here.

When you show the multitasking bar, a lot of App icons may appear. Most of these Apps are in a suspended state which means the App is not closed but it is held in memory (although not necessarily using CPU or processing time). There are other Apps such as

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