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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  • 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 

  • iPad mounts for motorcyles

    By using the ignition on a motorcycle, your iPad can be magnetically held down if you want to position it between handlebars to act as a sat-nav. There are a number of mods you can make to vehicles using custom holders for tablets, and while the video below shows how an iPad can be used with a Harley, there are also mods such as the integration of the iPad mini with trikes

     

  • iPad bicycle jackets

    An experiment conducted by Maya transformed an iPad into wearable technology. The 'Maya Sprocket' was an application and jacket -- still possible to create through DIY -- which used the tablet to indicate which direction a cyclist was planning to take while on the road. The iPad was mounted on the back of a cyclist jacket, and if you planned to stop or slow down you triggered a "stop sign," whereas if you turned, a "turn" signal appeared on your back. 

    Via: Maya

    Image credit: Maya

Topic: iPad

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  • The two minute stylus looks like

    some sorta' modified crack pipe.
    William.Farrel
  • WOW AMAZING!!

    IMHO RoseMinaseel is just full of BS promoting CRAP like this in a forum!
    electric800