iPad battery life FAQ: Do you have any tips on how to improve my iPad battery life?
Yes, it turns out you can do a number of things to improve your iPad battery life. Here's a quick list of the best "iPad battery life" tips I know.
1) iPad battery life tip - Drain the battery monthly
I learned this first battery life tip by digging through the Apple website. They specifically mention that you can improve your battery life by draining your iPad battery completely every month. Here's their quote:
This OpenSSO tutorial is probably the best "getting started with OpenSSO" tutorial around, but I'll add one caveat to it: Until you know what you're doing, just follow this tutorial to the letter, and I mean to the letter. Specifically, when they say "use Glassfish", you want to use Glassfish, and not something else, like Tomcat.
I've been having a blast these last few days with Mac OS X Dashboard Widgets. Apple has assembled a nice collection of them, and they're all easy to install. Just download them (they seem to all be zip files), double-click the zip file to extract the contents, and then double-click the installer. Best of all, the widgets are free, fun to play with, and in some cases, they may even help your productivity.
I created a "cheat sheet" of commands (including examples) for Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X users. You can download the PDF for free from my Unix education page.
I've created several new LaTeX tips in the last 12 hours and posted them in my LaTeX blog area. This includes tips/tutorials/examples on how to create your own commands; how to use the "html" package; and how to use the "versions" package.
I don't know about the mental part, but physically I'm back from Alaska. While waiting for some sys-admin things to get done last night I wrote a few Unix/Linux tips in the "etc" section of the blog. This includes tips on extracting lines from the middle of a file, determining the free memory on a Linux system, using the nohup command, and displaying nonprintable characters from a file. Busy night.