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Visual computing and its research areas
- ...uli. Visual perception is not only a tool for us but it can also induce great emotions, for instance if we are looking at a painting we like, or when ...
Interactive shape deformation
- ...naturally as possible under the influence of a set of constraints specified by the user. Physical simulation and non-linear deformation methods are ab...
Editing methods in computer graphics
- ...eproduce correct deformation results if only a small number of constraints is used. Some approaches propose to solve the computationally expensive non...
The guided poisson based method
- ...perators Gj , for each triangle t j , Poisson-based methods are able to derive a novel surface mesh M that matches the deformed gradient field subject...
Main memory in a PC consists of RAM
- ...o empty, it's a 0. There are two categories of RAM. Dynamic RAM uses capacitors that must be recharged periodically. Static RAM uses capacitors that...
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Easy steps to automatically Sync the iPad
(...) Autosync is a beautiful thing, but it is not for everyone - especially if you have more than 16, 32, or 64 gigabytes price of stuff in your iTunes library. In that case, iTunes fits what it really can on the iPad.
Once your iPad's connected and turning up in iTunes, you can modify all of the settings that control how are you affected your tablet. (...)
iPad sync apps and games and troubleshooting syncing problems
Troubleshoot Syncing Problems
Apple has tried to make the whole getting-stuff-on-your-iPad process as basic and flexible as possible. Every once in awhile, though, minor hardware or software issues may trip up that smooth syncing experience and make you wonder what's making the iPad so unfriendly toward your files.
iPad is unseen up in iTunes. (...)
Rate your music on your iPad
Once you assign ratings, you can sort your song list by star rating, create a Smart Playlist of only your personal favorites, and so forth. You can even rate songs on your iPad, and iTunes records the ratings the next time you sync up. To rate an audio lesson on your iPad, start playing it and tap the small album cover in the Now Playing corner to switch to the full-screen Now Playing window. (...)
Manage your playlist with the Apple iPad
(...) When it's time to get rid of the playlist once and for all because the party's over, select the playlist icon iTunes and press the Delete key. You see a message box from iTunes asking to confirm your decision. If you autosync the iPad, the playlist disappears there, too. (...)
Way for iTunes to put together playlists on the iPad
(...) You can pick a few artists you prefer and have iTunes leave from the ones you're not in the mood for, pluck songs that only fall within a certain genre or year, and so on. To add multiple, cumulative criteria, click the plus button.
Turn on the "Live updating" checkbox. (...)
Authorize and deauthorize your computer for iTunes files
(...) Click the Create Home Share button. Repeat these steps for every computer you need to share with on the network. Once you set up all the computers, each of their iTunes libraries appears in everyone's Source list. (...)
Using Grid View on your iPad
You can do the alternative for art you won't want to see: right-click it and choose Clear Deafult Grid Artwork.
Adjust how big the covers and art by dragging the slider towards the top of the window. One thing about Grid View, though: It's pretty darn depressing unless you have artwork on almost everything in your collection. (...)
Change song file formats on the iPad
(...) The song or songs in the original format, as well as the freshly converted tracks, are actually in your library.
Improve Your Tunes using the Graphic Equalizer
If you'd like to improve the way your songs sound, you can use iTunes' graphic equalizer (EQ) to regulate various frequencies in certain kinds of music. You might want to boost the bass tones in dance tracks to emphasize the booming rhythm, for instance. (...)
Make a genius playlist in iTunes using your iPad
(...) iTunes presents you with your new playlist in a flash. Make use of the buttons at the top of the Genius window to adjust the number of songs in the playlist, refresh it with new songs if you desire a different mix, and - on top of that - save the playlist permanently.
The Genius doesn't work if it doesn't have enough information about a song - or if there aren't enough similar songs open to match your kick-off song. (...)
Tips to get music and audio files for your iPad
(...) When you start iTunes for the first time, the program asks if you want to search your PC or Mac for music and combine it with iTunes. Click "Yes" and iTunes will go fetch.
Buy Music in the iTunes Store
A different way to get music for your iTunes library and iPad is to find it from the iTunes Store. (...)
Play music on your iPad and get album art in iTunes
(...) You need a iTunes Store account to make this work, so if you haven't registered yet. To make iTunes go fetch, choose Advanced and then Get Album Artwork.
Since Apple has to root around in your library to determine what covers you need, you get an alert box warning you that the organization will be getting private information from you. (...)
Get and watch videos on your iPad
(...) Video clips you buy on the iPad get synced back to the iTunes library next time you plug in the iPad.
Video-streaming apps. With a speedy and steady Internet connection, you can skip the iPad-drive bloat and stream video with apps such as the free ABC Player. (...)
How to find and play videos on the Apple iPad
(...) This progress indicator at the top of the screen displays the elapsed time, the residual time, and a little white, round handle that you can drag to jump forward or backward in a relevant video.
Widescreen/Full Screen. See the little or button in the top-right corner from the screen? Tap it to adjust the zoom degree of the video. (...)
Easy steps to play iPad videos on your TV
Both versions from the cable cost about $50, but that includes a built-in AC adapter to make sure your iPad is powered for any whole-weekend movie marathon.
Apple's Dock Connector-to-VGA adapter sells for $29. And if you want to perch your 'Pad on the stand, the iPad Dock has a port for these AV cables; it sells for $29 as well. (...)
Ways to manage your photos on the iPad
(...) If you don't use any of the programs that the "Sync photos from" menu lists and you simply want to copy on the folder of random photos from your hard drive, select "Choose folder" from the menu and then navigate to the desired folder. Click Sync once you make your selections.
Once you start the sync, iTunes "optimizes" your photos. (...)
Find and view pictures on your iPad
Mac people using recent versions of iPhoto or Aperture may also sort photos into Events.Tap the Events button on the iPad to determine any of these sets synced in the Mac.
View and email photos with the iPad
(...) You can showcase your vacation photos really fast by doing this. Rotate the iPad to possess horizontal photos fill the width from the screen or to have vertical photos fill its height.
With a photo open, tap the iPad's glass to display a strip of itsy-bitsy thumbnails of all the photos in the current album at the bottom of the screen. (...)
How to play photo slideshows on your iPad
(...) You can choose 2, 3, 5, 10, or 20 seconds.
Repeat. Tap this setting to On if you want the slideshow to keep looping, starting over after it plays with the first time. (...)
Change the wallpaper your iPad uses
(...) You can also bail out having a Cancel button in the left corner.
The 2nd way to wallpaper your 'Pad would be to pick a picture from one of the iPad's photo albums and tap the at the top of the screen, then tap the Save as Wallpaper option.
You can size and save the photo using the methods mentioned above. (...)
Maintain email contacts on your iPad
(...) Windows owners: Turn on the checkbox next to "Sync Contacts with" and then make use of the drop-down menu to choose the program whose contacts you need to copy. Mac owners: turn on the "Sync Address Book contacts" checkbox. If you wish to sync contact groups, select them from the "Selected groups" box. (...)
The iPad helps you find your way with Maps and GPS
(...) Here, you can tap places you've previously marked, see your recent locations, or map an address from the Contacts list. Once the red pushpin drop onto the map, tap your button in the bar above it to get an info box for that address.
Mark the spot. (...)
Navigate and shop the App Store with the iPad
If you click or tap any app's name or icon , you go to the program's App Store page, where you can discover more about what it does. You can also view sample screenshots, read reviews from other people who have purchased the app, and find out its system requirements to make sure it's iPad-compatible. For apps intended for both the iPhone and also the iPad, some developers provide you with a choice of screenshots to inspect. (...)
All the programs made for the iPhone can run on the iPad
(...) The iPad then doubles each pixel on the screen to scale in the app. Depending on the program, though, Hulk-ing up your apps using the 2X button can make them look a little blotchy and weird compared to running them at the size they were intended. But you will make use of your iPad's expansive vista. (...)
Using newspaper and magazine iPad applications
(...) An iPad-enhanced version of this newsmagazine's weekly issue is available each Friday. You need to download the app each week to get the brand new issue, but it doesn't replace the content of your last issue.
USA Today. (...)
iPad tips on playing multiplayer games
(...) Dig deep enough, though, and you will find all sorts of games meant for group play, including Monster Ball HD and also the over-punctuated Call of Duty: World at WAR: Zombies for iPad. So, how to find all these games? Search for multiplayer in the App Store.
Troubleshoot iPad games
Some games work flawlessly, never crashing and keeping you engaged for hours. (...)
How to get started with iWork on the iPad
(...) If you've synced a file over to your iPad via iTunes, it lands in this folder. Tap the folder to locate and open your imported file.
Send Document. (...)
Create spreadsheets in Numbers with your iPad
(...) You get different choices here depending on whether you've selected text or tables. For text, you get a box with Style, Text, and Arrange tabs. Here, you can choose typefaces, colors and effects, and flip objects. (...)
Share iWork files using the iPad
iWork by email
How do you normally get most of the files people send you? If the answer is email, you're in luck. If you get a connected Word, Excel, PowerPoint, .csv file, or a Numbers, Pages, or Keynote file, you can save it in the corresponding iWork for iPad program. (...)
Shop the iTunes Store using your iPad wireless
(...) To buy and download music, videos, and audiobooks, tap the price, and then tap Buy Now. For free items like podcasts, tap the Free button.
Type in your iTunes Store password and allow the download begin. (...)
iPad calendar options and settings
(...) If you haven't changed any settings but wish to update your info, the Apply button in the corner of iTunes changes to Sync, and you can click that rather than going up to Menuville.
On the iPad, tap the Calendar icon on the Home screen to see your schedule unfold in glorious color. If you have multiple calendars, tap the Calendars button to select one and see its events - or you can consolidate your appointments into one uber-calendar. (...)
Take notes on your iPad and watch YouTube videos
(...) " Tap the yellow Note itself to summon the iPad's keyboard for any little good-old-fashioned text entry.
If you are seeking a certain word or words, type them to the Search box to contact a list of all the notes where the words appear. To flip forward or backward through your collected notes, tap the arrow keys at the end of the screen. (...)
iPad photo and video watching made easy
Once you have videos on your iPad, tap the Home screen's Videos icon. The iPad sorts your collection by type: Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, or Music Videos. Tap an icon to experience the video. (...)
Download and install apps on your iPad
(...) At the bottom from the screen, you see a list of the most downloaded apps and apps listed by category.
Whenever you find an app you would like, tap the Free App or price button; the second turns into a Buy Now button, so hit that. Type in your Store name and password, and the download begins. (...)
Updating and troubleshooting iPad apps
You can also look for app updates in iTunes. Click the Applications icon in the iTunes Source list to show all your downloaded apps, then click the "Check for Updates" link at the bottom of the window. If you have updates, iTunes alerts you with a box and gives you a button to click to determine what apps are involved. (...)
iTunes organizes the content on your iPad
Your iTunes Library file, a database that offers the names of all the songs, playlists, videos, along with other content you've added to iTunes, sits inside the iTunes folder. Take care not to move or delete this file if you happen to be poking around in the iTunes folder. If iTunes aren't able to find it, it provides a little sigh and creates a new one - a new one that does not have a record of all your songs along with other media goodies. (...)
Finding and playing iPad games
(...) Tap the Categories button in the menu bar and choose Games to determine the bestselling titles - and many popular free games. Tap the Search box in the upper-right corner and type in keywords for any specific type of game or game title. When you find a game that piques your interest, buying it just takes a couple taps on the price button. (...)
Tips on using iWork on your iPad
(...) This really is convenient if, say, you simply need to compose memos and wouldn't know a GPA calculator if it bit you - you don't have to buy the whole suite. And if you do purchase the whole suite, it'll cost you just 30 bucks - a good deal compared to desktop suites that cost $80 or more. Here's the iWork lineup:
iPad tricks to create documents in Pages
(...) Tap the List tab if you want to make the selected text a bulleted or numbered list. Tap the Layout tab to change the written text alignment, change the quantity of columns on the page, or adjust the space between lines.
Add images and graphics. (...)
Creating presentations in Keynote with the iPad
(...) Tap a text block to pick it, then tap the icon to get to the Style, Text, and Arrange tabs. The Style tab holds the color and border options, while the written text tab lets you format typeface, style, color, and more. Having a picture selected, you can use the Arrange option to flip objects and edit the mask that frames the image. (...)
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