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Adobe bets Voice app will help people make persuasive videos

Adobe hopes the iPad app, which lets people quickly make polished video pitches, will attract a new class of customer.

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iPad sheds more market share but still dominates

Apple is still king of the tablet market with 32.5 percent share, but Samsung keeps grabbing a bigger slice, according to IDC.

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Cook up IFTTT recipes on your iPad

With version 2.0 of the popular iOS app, iPad users can now create and manage their if/thens. Plus: push notifications!

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Which iPad should you buy?

Apple has four iPads for sale. Which do you get? Let us help.

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30 best iPad games (pictures)

Trying to figure out which iPad games to buy with your hard-earned dough? Here's a look at our current top 30 favorites.

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Ken Burns app pans and zooms onto iPad

Alas, it's not the complete library of the filmmaker's fascinating documentaries, but rather a curated collection of clips.

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Fund this: The Right Arm is a tablet stand like no other

The combination of a strong flexible arm and space-age adhesive make for one intriguing Kickstarter project.

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Getting started with iPad note-taking app INKredible

For jotting down notes and nothing more, free iPad app INKredible provides a streamlined interface and a pen that feels like the real thing.

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Fast racing, arcade action, and spot-on controls. And, it's free.

Great iOS controller-ready games (pictures)

What App Store games work with MFi iOS controllers like the SteelSeries Stratus and Logitech PowerShell? Here is a great starting point on top must-haves to try.

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Best free iPad games (pictures)

You can get something for nothing after all if you've already bought an iPad. Check out these awesome games, none of which costs a dime to download.

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Another new Apple tablet, another race to make cases for it. 
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Many of the first cases for the Air are simply tweaks on earlier cases companies have already released for the iPad 3/4 and iPad Mini. But a few are brand-new designs.
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A few of the cases in this roundup aren't available quite yet, but we've received several samples and expect plenty more on the way. As always, we'll be updating this list as new, worthy products come in.
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<b>Click the arrow above (or the image) to see the picks</b>.
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<i>Note: Cases are listed alphabetically.</i>

Best iPad Air cases and covers

Looking for a new case for your new iPad Air? We've got you covered with a selection of top picks.

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Who said the iPad lacks an SD card slot or USB? Well, actually, it does, but there is a solution for you if you crave a physical camera connection. If you have an older pre-Lightning iPad, the two-part Camera Connection Kit ($29) offers two 30-pin dongles that work surprisingly well for owners of the original iPad, iPad 2, or third-gen iPad. One adapter accepts SD cards, the other has a USB port. Plug in a camera directly or pop in a memory card to import photos and movies to the iPad for viewing or editing, and sync them with a computer later. You can also <a href="http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57401068-285/secrets-of-the-ipad-camera-connection-kit/">experiment with some other surprising ways to use the USB connection</a> with other devices.
<p> If you're an owner of a new iPad with Lightning connectors released after October 2012, you have several choices: go with a separate Lightning to SD card or Lightning to USB camera adapter ($29 each), buy the Lightning to 30-pin adapter and use your original Camera connection kit, or look for a cheaper third-party solution. Either way, it helps to have one of these in your bag if you take a lot of photos...but, as cloud-based Wi-Fi uploading services have improved, and Apple's Photo Stream has made further strides, you might find it easier to import directly from the cloud.

Must-have iPad accessories (pictures)

The iPad isn't entirely self-sufficient. These extra bits of gear can help.

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