10 ways to use your old iPad

Each year, a new iPad will appear again which is faster and smarter than the last.Millions of people each taking and buy the latest version, although the predecessor is still perfectly usable. We have ten functions put in a row, which your old iPad is to put fine at.

Between the first iPad and the generations after that, there is a huge difference. The newer iPads have a camera and its update to date to the latest version of iOS. For this reason, not many apps released for the first iPad. Sometimes you can download older versions of apps, so the iPad 1 still deploys as for example media player for the car.

1 Media player in the car

Do not have a portable DVD player to keep doing the kids in the car, but an old iPad?The iPad is well suited to play movies. An app like Ace Player can store almost any type of file audio and video playback. And most universal headrest holder for tablets is also suitable for the iPad. Do you want a charger for purchase in the car, be sure to note that it delivers enough power. The iPad needs a little more tension than an iPhone. If everything is installed, the children have hours of viewing pleasure without you even having to mess around with discs.

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2 Jailbreak for more features

Is your iPad warranty expires and you’re not afraid to install software not approved by Apple, then you might consider you to jailbreak iPad. Lets you get old iPad more possibilities: In addition to the Apple App Store Get the app Lydia, a kind of black market for apps. If something is not approved by Apple, it often ends up Lydia. Also after the jailbreak tweak the iPad and adjust things that previously were not possible. So you can find in Lydia app Winter board, which lets you customize the default theme and all of the iPad icons. An app like I File offers a file browser and iCaughtU automatically takes pictures when a wrong login code is entered. There are to find real illegal apps like Popcorn Time illegal torrents used to stream movies. It’s hard to pinpoint one jailbreak program, new jailbreak tools are written again at every update of iOS. At the time of writing is Taiga the most recent tool.

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3 Retro games console

Who used to spend hours with the joystick was stuck behind the tube, his childhood can relive the iPad. Use your iOS 6 or 7, or you have jailbroken your iPhone, you can use the iPad as a retro console. This is made possible with a so-called emulator. The emulator simulates, in this case, an old console so that the so-called ROMs (games) can be played on the iPad. You do not have to fumble with the touch control, as most emulators support a Nintendo Wii Remote or PlayStation 3 controller. They can simply connect via Bluetooth to the iPad. On this website, you can find more information about how to emulate and you can also download emulators.

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4 media center for the home

The time we got on Friday night at the video store some movies were sort, is far behind us. Download rose with the advent of fast Internet prevailed, but soon we found the happy medium with on-demand movies and streaming video services. The stream is legal through paid services like HBO GO, Netflix, UPC Horizon Go (My Prime). In the App Store of all these services to find an app and the iPad is a great device to watch a movie sitting in your living room or hot tub (carefully!). Do you prefer together on TV, you can easily find a movie to your Chrome cast or Apple TV transmission?

Besides movies you can also use old iPad for music, so it is a complete media center. Along with familiar apps like Spottily and Deeper, there are dozens of music apps.

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5 Centralized remote control

More and more devices support wireless home control. What ten years ago was still in the future in the field of smart devices is now found increasingly in homes. Everything is to drive from one device and an old iPad is fine to use as a central remote control. The management of smart devices is also known as home automation. So you can customize at home the color of the lights with the Philips hue lighting. Also, you can see exactly how much energy you use your iPad and turn on and off remote sockets. Energy suppliers Nuon E-manager and Enesco Show) offer this type of equipment. Do you have a modern smart TV? Chances are you can control it via an app on an iPad.

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6 iPad in iBook

You can use the iPad prick course in a dock and as glorified typewriter, but it becomes a lot more fun in a nice retro look. If you’ve located an old Apple iBook Clamshell, you can create something really nice stuff. Japanese Apple blog site NOIR shows in detail how such a modification is successful. With such a dock not only have a wonderful retro look, the device is also another good use for fast typing an email or visiting a website. Perhaps you have yourself a fun idea to make a craft together.

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7 Video Monitor or IP Webcam

A video monitor costs a lot of money, but you can use your iPad also. The app Netcom Studio Mobile allows you the images that are transmitted constantly monitor via your PC with a webcam. Netcom Studio is the successor of the well-known webcam security program webcam. It brings, in addition, a modern interface and several new features, including an app for the iPad. Best of all is that it’s free. So you can see on the old iPad who is at your door, keep your eye on the house when you’re at work and you can see little during his or her nap while you do the dishes.

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8 Picture Frame

Using the photo frame feature in iOS, you could enjoy all your beautiful memories.Unfortunately, that feature lapse in iOS 7. The first iPad (which does not go beyond iOS 5) is particularly suitable for use as a digital photo frame. For the iPad 1 to set the frame, go to Settings and open Photo Frame. To activate it, tap on the lock screen on the Picture Frame icon. Do you want to deploy a newer iPad as a photo frame, search the App Store for ‘photo frame’ apps? There are several picture frames, even apps that can display photos from your Dropbox or Instagram. We believe Air Frame very nice.

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9 Kitchen Aide

The iPad can also work very well as a kitchen helper. There are available many useful apps. So you can make it with the app KitchenPad timer used as a super sophisticated kitchen timer and the app Recipe of the Day – 24Kitchen look up different recipes and watch videos. Keep you prefer your own recipes, you can probably app Recipe Maker from the feet. Allows you to manage recipes and import famous recipe sites like Allerhande, Smulweb or 24Kitchen. There are also all sorts of useful and fun kitchen gadgets for the iPad. So we found the iSpoon, a ladle with a stylus on top. To attach your iPad on the wall or put down, you can use a similar type of dock as mentioned in the previous paragraph.

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10 Shower Radio

Electronic devices and water usually do not go so well together. The iPad can obviously not from moisture. Logical that you do not want to use in humid environments a new iPad, but with the necessary protection you can use the old or as a media center for the shower or bath. The most eye-catching design, the shower curtain Shower Tunes. This shower has built-in speakers and a protective bag for the iPad, so you can look good from bad movies or listen to music while showering.

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