Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices

It turns out that iTunes actually offers two kinds of restores. The first is the one described above, accessed by clicking the Restore button in iTunes’ Summary view for your iOS device. The other one is less obvious—you access it by right-clicking (Control-clicking) your iOS device in iTunes’ sidebar and choosing Restore from Backup.

via Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices | Phones | iOS Central | Macworld.

This is HUGE


Say you’re using your Mac to create a report on tropical fish as your class project. The project contains a story, some images, image descriptions, and an audio file for background ambience. Your challenge:

How do you build and share this project so others can view it on their computers and iPads?


This is so neat. “Services” that let you build/share things on an iPad.

This is all described in the WWDC 2010 presentation “Session 302 – Automating the Creation of iPad Content” which you can get for “free” from

I used one of the services to create a “photo application” which has some Salvador Dali pictures.

Mac & the iPad

For those of us around Apple for the launch of the 1984 Mac, things are awfully familiar.

via Mac & the iPad.

Ask Tog – always a good read.

The Pragmatic Bookshelf

Each month, our editor Michael Swaine brings you a free magazine packed full of interesting articles, features, and departments. Download it in PDF, mobi (good for the Kindle), and epub (great for Stanza on the iPhone).

via The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Read Our Magazines.

The epub versions work really well in iBooks as well.

iPad Reviews

Here are some iPad reviews. Worth reading.

John Gruber – The iPad

Ars Technica reviews the iPad

David Fitzsimmons (AZ Star) – E-piphany


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