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Be an iPad Superstar: 8 Collections of iOS 5 Tips Just when I think I know a lot of about Apple's iOS, someone shows me a clever feature, setting, or shortcut I've never seen before. Since Apple doesn't include a printed manual, it's up to us as iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch users to find our own ways of learning these tips. I'd like to share eight links with tips to help us get the most of our iOS devices. NaBloPoMo November 2011 Writing Prompts If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in November -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts appear here nightly, Monday to Friday (weekends are for free-writing!) Wednesday, November 30, 2011 What did you learn from doing NaBloPoMo? Tuesday, November 29, 2011 What is the last thing you do before bed? Monday, November 28, 2011 Describe an heirloom that has been passed down through generations of your family.
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