If you happen to own an Apple iPad, you have probably already installed the iOS update features, such as iCloud, wireless iTunes syncing, AirPlay Mirroring, Newsstand and even the notification center. Although these features are pretty awesome, there are several other iPad specific features which you have been missing out on. We give you 3 features you probably were not aware of:
In iOS 5, you can use multi-touch gestures. In order to enable this feature go to Settings > General, and then change Multitasking Gestures to ‘on’. Now, swipe up to the top of the screen to open the multitasking bar, and then swipe from side to side to switch between different running apps. If you want to go back to your home page, just pinch the screen.
A little known feature, but one that should be useful if you’re not happy with your iPad’s camera. Photo Stream use iCloud to sync across all your devices. If you happen to own an iPhone 4/4S, take photos through the camera, and then use Photo Stream to sync the photos to your iPad, which will let you view and edit your photos on a much larger screen. However, both devices need to be connected to a wireless network for the sync to take place.
Safari’s Reading List
This feature lets you save web pages so that you can easily view them later, similar to Pocket and Instapaper. To save a web page to your Reading List, just click on the bookmark icon, then click on Reading List and tap the ‘+’. If you want to remove a page from your reading list, just swipe across the list and a Delete button will appear. You can access your Reading List from another of your other iOS devices or your PC by syncing your bookmarks in iCloud (Settings > iCloud). If it doesn’t sync, then try to turn on and off the bookmark sync on both the devices at the same time.