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Apple iPad (Gen 4) Tablet Review

The fourth iPad is here, and is extremely similar to the previous version.

November 02, 2012
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Music & Audio Controls

After you've synced your tablet with your iTunes library, you can explore the files uploaded onto your iPad via the Music app. Once you've tapped a song to play, you'll notice a bar at the top of the screen with all the basic controls (play/pause, repeat, shuffle, volume).

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A limited interface to be sure, but it works.

Music & Audio Management

You can also build a playlist by tapping the "new" icon in the playlists bar, or you can tap any of the sorting options on the bottom of the main screen to browse your music. While in the past iTunes was a necessary evil for music file syncing, you can actually bypass that altogether now, as you can buy music straight from the iTunes store or download it onto your tablet without a sync.

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Not as pretty as the Play Music app, but functional.
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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Screen
  4. Battery & Controls
  5. eReader
  6. Music & Audio
  7. Movies & Video
  8. Email & Web Browsing
  9. Internet Apps
  10. Conclusion
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