Connect External Hard Drive To iPad With Camera Connection Kit

The Camera connection kit for iPad does more than its fair share of work, if you have a jailbroken iPad. You can now use it to support external hard drive on your iPad. To do this, you will need a split USB cable and an external terminal (a Mac if you choose) besides the external hard drive and camera connection kit.

Once you have them all, go ahead and watch the demo video below where Max Shay offers a good demo on how to go about connecting a portable HDD to your jailbroken iPad.

Step 3, let us know how it goes in the comments below.

[via Engadget]

How To Shuffle Music On iPad?

Apple has always boasted about its UI being intuitive enough that you do not need a handbook. But there are places where a tweak is necessary. One instance is in opting to shuffle music on iPad.

For one, you may not shuffle music videos. Presently, only audio is supported. In order to shuffle music on iPad, do the following

Step 1 : Launch the application and play a song
Step 2 : Tap the screen to open the Options menu
Step 3 : On the top right part of the screen, you will find an option to shuffle music. Tap on the option to set music shuffling on

Will iPad 3G Work Internationally?

There has been a lot of questions lately among users looking to purchase an iPad 3G if the device will work internationally. Short answer : Yes, but it might require some work if you are the kind who keeps traveling frequently.

The iPad 3G will come pre-installed with a micro SIM card that is not quite like a regular SIM. However this will work only for the local geography though this is replaceable. This means when you are traveling internationally, you may purchase a new micro SIM from the local carrier for internet use inside the country.

For instance, international travelers to USA may purchase micro SIM from AT&T which are priced at $15 for a 250MB monthly plan and $30 for monthly unlimited download.

Thumbnail Cover Art On iBooks Not Showing Up

iPad owners who try to sync their existing collection of ePUB books to their iBooks application may sometimes notice that the thumbnail for these ebooks do not show the cover art on the iBooks shelves. The issue here lies with the improper recognition of the ebooks metadata. Follow these steps below to set up thumb nail cover art for your ebooks

Step 1 : Search the internet for the cover art for the book. In most cases, you may download the same from websites such as Amazon. Save this image on your computer hard drive. If you already have one, skip to the next step

Step 2 : Launch iTunes and navigate to the ebook in question

Step 3 : Right click over the ebook and select “get info

Step 4 : A window will pop up. Click on the “Artwork” tab

Step 5 : Click on the “Add” Button and select the image from your computer hard drive

Step 6 : Plug your iPad to your computer and sync the ebooks

Step 7 : This should be it. However, if you still do not see the appropriate cover arts, simply open the books from your iBooks application and close them