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Mastering The iOS Keyboard: Dock, Undock, And Split On The iPad [iOS Tips]

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Holding an iPad, especially the larger-sized iPad one through four, can be an exercise in finger strength, especially when typing with your thumbs in landscape mode and holding the iPad with both hands. Luckily, back in iOS 5, Apple gave us all the ability to split the iPad keyboard and move it closer to the middle of the screen. This also comes in handy with the new iPad mini when in landscape mode.

Here’s how to make it happen.

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GroupMe’s New iOS App Makes Splitting Dinner Checks Easy

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It’s always nice to be able to split the cost of something with a group of friends, except when it comes time to actually pay up. There’s always one or two people that suck at paying on time, but GroupMe’s got a great new feature for the app to help out with that.

GroupMe just released version 4.1 of their iOS that adds a couple of great new features, including the ability to split a bill with friends.

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Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]

Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]Split Your iPad Keyboard In iOS 5 And Give Your Thumbs A Workout [iOS Tips]

When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, people either loved or hated the virtual keyboard. I still have mixed feelings about it, but I definitely prefer the one on the iPad over the one on the iPhone. It accommodates my big hands and fingers by being a lot more responsive, and with buttons so big I’m less likely to make mistakes.

Although the iPad keyboard is good enough for most people, users with smaller hands or people who like to use their thumbs for data entry will be happy to know the iPad virtual keyboard in iOS 5 can be split into two pieces that can easily be accessed using your thumbs.

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