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  • Touchscreens can be quick and convenient, but frustrating if you're entering large amounts of text.

    If you're one of the 22 million lucky people who got a new iPad for the holidays — or one of the 200 million people who already own an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad — here are my top tips for how to get the most out of your Apple touchscreen device in the least amount of time.

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  • Tablets are shaping up to be THE big-ticket gift item this year. Fifteen percent of respondents to a ChangeWave survey said they want one. Top on the tablet wish list is the iPad 2, with 65% of respondents voting for it over the next contender, the Amazon Kindle Fire. What's more, analyst Gartner Inc. predicts Apple will sell 22 million iPads just between September and the end of December.

    But before you rush out to buy one yourself, you have to think about the future, about the next iPad coming down the pike. So let's try to read the tea leaves on iPad rumors to determine if you should buy the iPad 2 now or wait for the next version.

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  • If you use a wifi network at home, there are undoubtedly limits to where you can access the signal. You might get a strong connection at the kitchen table, but take your laptop to the living room and you lose the signal. If you're looking to boost your signal a few feet or get a strong connection all the way upstairs in the back bedroom, we've got a handful of simple tricks and more advanced techniques to get you on connected to your home wifi from anywhere in your house.

    Read More »from Upgrade Your Life: How to Extend Your Wifi Range


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