iPad lifehacks, tips, and tricks

iPad lifehacks, tips, and tricks

Summary: Here are tips, tricks and gadgets to use your iPad in fun ways.


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  • An iPad bed stand

    A second variation for an iPad stand using sugru, if you want to catch up on television shows or film in bed but don't want to hold a tablet for a long time, a DIY wall mount could be a good solution. You'll need an old iPad backcover, a retro table lamp, a desk clamp, sugru and screwdriver. After separating the "head" part of the lamp shade and wiring from the arm, you need to attach the shade joint to the back of the iPad cover by using sugru. Next, attach the arm to the back of the iPad, and make sure the table clamp is firmly secured to a bed head board. Once secure, slot the lamp's arm in to it. 

    Via: Sugru

    Image credit: Sugru

  • An iPad guitar

    It might not be the most traditional instrument in the world, but one rather large and involved hack transforms an iPad into a guitar. As shown in the video below, by merging the tablet together with other components, you can create a guitar-shaped synthesizer capable of making some interesting sounds. 

    Via: Ubergizmo


  • A DIY iPad stylus

    Just because you're happy to spend hundreds of dollars on your tablet doesn't mean you'll be spending a little extra on a stylus to accompany it. If this is the case, all you need is the barrel of a Bic pen, Q-tip and aluminum foil. Cut the Q-tip and stick it shaft-first in to the barrel, leaving the cotton exposed, and then wrap the tin foil around the bottom of the barrel so it touches the cotton. Wet the cotton and you're done -- the metal and moisture replicating your finger and able to swipe, tap and stroke for you. 

    Via: CNET

    Image credit: CNET 

Topic: iPad

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  • The two minute stylus looks like

    some sorta' modified crack pipe.

    IMHO RoseMinaseel is just full of BS promoting CRAP like this in a forum!