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Parallels Access Lets You Run Mac & PC Apps As If They Were Native On Your iPad

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The virtualization maestros over at Parallels have long offered Mac owners a slick, easy way to run Windows apps on their Macs, but now they’re extending their mission in the other direction with a new app that lets you run Mac & PC apps… on your iPad.

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Easily Access Your Camera Roll While Taking Photos In The Camera App [iOS Tips]

Easily Access Your Camera Roll While Taking Photos In The Camera App [iOS Tips]Easily Access Your Camera Roll While Taking Photos In The Camera App [iOS Tips]

The other day a friend and I were discussing the merits of the iPhone 4S camera and the new software features in iOS 5. He was grumbling about not being able to see┬áhis camera roll after taking some snapshots. His complaint was that he had to switch between apps and leave the Camera app to go to the Photos app just to see the photos he just took. I explained to him that he didn’t have to launch that app to see his photos. Today I’ll show you how.

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Quickly Access Your International Keyboards With One Tap [iOS Tips]

Quickly Access Your International Keyboards With One Tap [iOS Tips]Quickly Access Your International Keyboards With One Tap [iOS Tips]

I use multiple keyboards on my iOS devices English (US), Emoji, and Deutsch (German). It used to be a drag to have to click the globe icon on the keyboard multiple times to get to the keyboard you needed, but not any more. You can reach all your keyboards with just one finger!

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Emoticons Are Finally Easy To Access In IOS 5 [iOS Tips]

Emoticons Are Finally Easy To Access In IOS 5 [iOS Tips]

It’s about time! Apple finally made accessing emoticons via the Emoji keyboard a part of iOS. Prior to iOS 5 you had to jump through all kinds of hoops to get them. They’ve been a part of iOS for longer than I can remember, but initially they were only accessible by jailbreak and later by applications that were able to activate them. You used the app, discarded it and were on your way to emoticon heaven.

Now Apple has included an easy way to activate them and use them as much as you want.

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Quickly Access Your Reading Lists in Safari 5 [OS X Tips]

Quickly Access Your Reading Lists in Safari 5 [OS X Tips]

Quickly Access Your Reading Lists in Safari 5 [OS X Tips]

Earlier this summer, Apple introduced the new Reading List feature in Safari 5 as part of Mac OS X Lion’s widescale release. This new feature lets you save web pages until you have time to read them later. It is a handy feature that you might find yourself accessing a lot so the tips today will help you do that as quickly as possible.

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Get Temporary Access To Your Mac OS X Library Folder When You Need It [OS X Tips]

Get Temporary Access To Your Mac OS X Library Folder When You Need It [OS X Tips]Get Temporary Access To Your Mac OS X Library Folder When You Need It [OS X Tips]
The Library folder changed from being visible in Mac OS X Snow Leopard to being invisible in Mac OS X Lion. Apple decided to hide the Library folder from users to protect them from damaging the contents of that folder. Although that makes some sense from a security perspective, there are times when you need to get into that folder for troubleshooting or other reasons.

We’ve showed you how to make the Library folder permanently visible, but today I’ll show you how to get temporary access to this folder. Using this method will give you access when you need it and at the same time give the folder the protection Apple thinks it deserves.

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