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I use my ipad mainly for viewing medical books, e.g. radiological atlases. Most come in PDF format and most dont look much different on the ipad than they do on PC. But it is very frustrating to find that the most important book I need looks incredibly bad on the ipad - its color reproduction of images is very poor compared to the PC. Ive tried all possible viewers, the problem must be in the PDF rendering engine of the ipad.Is this problem already known and is there a solution?Thank you for your help. ipad 32GB 3G iOS 4...|images-pdfs-dark-wrong-color-brightness-contrast-ipad
Ask by Medical PDF fan
Jan 16, 2011 6:16 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Apps
Safari crashes several times while on pinterest, screen goes black then goes to home screen when I start safari again it keeps doing the same thing.  I checked the diagnostics page and there are several references stating low memory yet when I check the memory on the ipad there is plenty of memory  help please...|times-days-safari-ipad-spontaneously-shuts-screen-dark-home-screen
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Mar 2, 2012 3:08 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi+3G
I just bought a new ipad last week and for some reason the screen has completely gone dark within the past couple of days. I can barely make out anything on the screen. I have tried restarting it but with no luck. I have also managed to get to the settings page a few times to try to change the brightness and even reset all of the settings, but nothing has changed - it is still very dark and practically impossible to see anything.Has anyone else had this problem? Brand New ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|dark-screen-issue-ipad
Ask by claim
Dec 10, 2010 9:04 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi all,So I got my new ipad today and so far I love it.However, I noticed while the screen looks great and is very uniform, I can see a very small area on a completely white (or otherwise very bright) background thats just a bit darker. Its smaller than a dime, and it almost looks like a finger smu...|small-dark-spot-screen-ipad
Ask by WolfpupNX
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Just opened a new 32G wifi. The screen is barely visible. Battery is at 100%. Have reset per specs with no difference. I can make out the icons enough to get to the brightness adjustment but no change even with it maxxed. Hard reset makes no change. Any ideas or similar problems before I try to exchange it.Thanks. 17" Macbook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.5)...|dark-screen-ipad-32g-wifi
Ask by Red
Dec 26, 2010 1:03 AM
1 Replies Category:iPad Use
My screen just started flickering while reading a book. I have brightness set to about 20%, which is optimal while reading in bed at night.The flickering is random but persistent. It gets worse when something is moving on screen (like a page wipe). I also noticed on Safari while a page was blank during loading. I cant use the iBooks reader at night any more because the flickering is too distracting, so Im going to return the ipad. Anybody else have this problem? MacBook 2 GHz Mac OS X (10.4.10) 2 GB RAM...|screen-flickers-brightness-ipad
Ask by MeniThings
Dec 10, 2010 9:13 AM
37 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi,in ibooks I can reduce screen brightness a lot, why cant I do it as much from global brightness setting ?Please let us do this.ipad is much to strong when reading in very dark environment. ...|bright-decrease-screen-brightness-ipad
Ask by Molin
Dec 10, 2010 9:11 AM
8 Replies Category:iPad Use
I was using my ipad and turned it off and put it in the case. A moment later, I retrieved ipad from its case and it is not responding. I have tried a hard reset, pressing the home key, attempted to sync it to my computer. it is not responding at all, to anything. the screen is dark. my computer is not recognizing it at all. Ive had this ipad for 1 month, maybe. Any suggestions? Macbook Pro Mac OS X (10.6.6) ipad...|ipad-suddenly-dark
Ask by kp288908
Mar 7, 2011 16:10 PM
3 Replies Category:iPad Syncing
I have downloaded several furniture e-catalogs from several manufacturers in .PDF format and have viewed them using a variety of applications on the ipad...all of them, particularly when viewing an e-catalog in which the collection has darker wood tones, the finishes represented are very saturated and much, much darker than in person or when viewing the e-catalog or hi-resolution photography on an internet browser. Any ideas on the cause and how to prevent? ipad...|catalogs-dark-ipad
Ask by PPG197022
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use
If you watch something and the scene in the movie/video drops to what should be a pitch back image it dont you can clearly make out the letterbox lines.Its like the brightness as been set to high in videos and the all the deepest black levels of videos are overblown, yet the letterbox bands top and...|ipad-2-video-overblown-black-level-visable-letterbox-dark-scenes
Ask by Aibo82
Mar 31, 2011 13:03 PM
0 Replies Category:iPad Use
Can anyone tell me why the stupid brightness on the ipad hardly changes when you lower it to the lowest setting!? Its really annoying, I want it quite dark when Im in bed with my wife whilst she is sleeping and its virtually no different! ipad Other OS...|brightness-ipad
Ask by ASmith88
Dec 10, 2010 9:03 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi+3G
Anyone have a similar problem.I cant adjust brightness at all in settings. Moving the slider to the left or right does nothing.Once in a while it will work.. Also screen gets hot and battery starts to drain quicker.Kindly assist me. ipad...|adjusting-brightness-ipad
Ask by shirazpiazza
Dec 10, 2010 9:01 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
I really love how low you can turn the brightness down in the iBooks app. However, you cant maintain this brightness level after you exit the app. I guess this is a request to let us turn the system brightness down some more, since at night even the lowest brightness level is too bright for me. Clearly the ipad is capable of using a lower brightness since ibooks supports it! Come on, Apple! MacBook Pro 2.53Ghz unibody Mac OS X (10.5.5)...|turning-brightness-ipad
Ask by WGrose
Dec 10, 2010 9:13 AM
14 Replies Category:iPad Use
When I turn on/enable the Auto-brightness in settings, there seems to be no change when I go from a pitch black room to bright sunlight or anywhere in between. I have to use the slider. This is also the problem with my iTouches. Am I doing something wrong? None of the sensors are covered by cases or obstructed. Windows Laptop Windows XP...|auto-brightness-ipad
Ask by Cacher123
Dec 10, 2010 9:11 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use
ive copied films and purchased films through itunes, and uploaded to my ipad. when i play them back the picture is very dark, to the extent off not being able to watch them. ive turned the brightness control fully up this made no difarence any help samsung Windows Vista...|movie-brightness-ipad
Ask by cornishbill
Dec 10, 2010 9:14 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Is anyone else having auto-brightness problems with their ipad? Mine seems to work when going from a dark room to a highly lit room. The screen will get brighter. Its when I go from a highly lit room to a dark room that the brightness stays at the higher level and doesnt adjust down. My iPhone works nicely. It will adjust either way. This ipad only gets brighter and doesnt have the ability to get dimmer. Anyone else with this issue? MacBook Pro 13 Mac OS X (10.6.3)...|auto-brightness-problems-ipad
Ask by hypo luxa
Dec 10, 2010 9:07 AM
15 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi,I am trying to find out if this auto brightness issue is a norm or is only affecting just small pool of people which in this case will be a manufacturing or hardware issue. Have went through a few forum thread and realized that there are a group of people including myself facing this problem. Can someone reply this thread if you do not face any problem with the suto brightness ? Which means the auto brightness works when u move your ipad from a dim spot to a brighter spot. New Macbook 2.4GHz Aluminum Casing Mac OS X (10.5.5)...|ipad-auto-brightness-problem
Ask by SSim
Dec 10, 2010 9:07 AM
10 Replies Category:iPad Use
What are the battery times fir the different brightnesses? ...|brightness-battery-times-ipad
Ask by movieman162
Dec 10, 2010 9:06 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
It simply does not appear to work. Even when I go from a room with good sunlight to a completely dark closet/room/restroom/etc. I do not see the screen dim or become brighter. ipad iPhone OS 3.1.3...|ipad-auto-brightness-issue
Ask by dookster
Dec 10, 2010 9:12 AM
28 Replies Category:iPad Use
Does anyone know a way to communicate a suggestion to the ipad team? Because I have a suggestion or feature request for them. I wish the ipad had hardware buttons for adjusting the backlight intensity. One way to add this feature without adding more buttons might be to have the volume buttons do double duty, controlling the backlight when another button is depressed at the same time, such as the power button. This functionality could be added in the next firmware. ...|quicker-change-brightness-ipad
Ask by Chulskim
Dec 10, 2010 8:59 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
Dear Sirs,The auto-brightness function of my ipad has no response in light and dark environment when I turn it On or Off. Is it a software bug or hardware problem. Pls advise. My ipad OS is 3.2.Thanks in advance ! ipad Other OS OS 3.2...|auto-brightness-probelm-ipad
Dec 10, 2010 9:16 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Use
I dont see a change in the brightness of my screen when I set brightness to auto. The only time I actually see a difference is when I manually set brightness to very low and then turn on auto brightness. When i do this the screen brightness seems to change a little. Related to the same question, where is the light detector on the device? MacBook Pro, iPhone 4, Mac Mini, ipad 16 GB 3G + WiFi, HTC Droid Incredible...|auto-brightness-working-ipad
Ask by mapex_venus
Dec 10, 2010 9:07 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Use
I have been fussing with my Wi-F-only ipad for 2 days. It refused to connect to my Airport Extreme Base Station (white UFO shape, 802.11 b/g)Then, looking over troubleshooting, there was a mention of setting brightness neither fully down nor fully up and disable auto-brightness.I had previously don...|wi-fi-problems-turning-auto-brightness-ipad
Ask by Dan White
Dec 10, 2010 9:02 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi
I am unhappy with the current brightness dimmer for iPads iOs. When turned down to the minimum in preferences it is still way too bright to use at night like in bed. It lights up the whole room and my wife is not too pleased. As I flick through images or watch video, I notice too much flickering of...|system-wide-brightness-dimmer-ipad
Ask by The Mac Clam
Dec 10, 2010 9:08 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Apps
There is a good sized thread here about increased battery drain associated with update 4.2.1. I think most of those concerns are due to not understanding how multiple apps can now run in the background with this update, EVEN WHEN THE PAD IS ASLEEP. However, could someone please set me straight on m...|battery-drain-auto-brightness-ipad
Ask by Wings444
Dec 15, 2010 1:03 AM
0 Replies Category:iPad Use
I am one of the people with wifi dropping after sleep. I have the 16g wifi only ipad and verizon fios router.I tried the fixes mentioned here, changing my router settings, to no avail. Then I saw someone mentioned something about brightness. Sure enough, when I had wifi dropped and the wifi icon go...|wifi-problem-solved-brightness-ipad
Ask by dearlt
Dec 10, 2010 9:02 AM
2 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi
When my ipad 2 wakes it takes about 4-5 sec. for the screen to brighten up. Anyone else. MacBook Pro i7 Mac OS X (10.6.6) 27" Cinema Display, iPhone 4...|auto-brightness-slow-adjust-ipad
Ask by Lady Engineer
Mar 23, 2011 1:03 AM
5 Replies Category:iPad Use
Hi, i am one of the many pilots who uses the faboulous ipad as electronic flight bag in flight. There is a big issue with the ipad brightness control slider: the ipad lower setting is still to bright to use the pad on night flights. I guess it is a problem too for all the night users either pilots ...|ipad-brightness-bright-night-efb
Ask by Davelechefruls
Dec 10, 2010 9:15 AM
6 Replies Category:iPad Use
Found this deep in weak wi-fi thread and as it is not explicitly related to weakness of wi-fi signal decided to post it here. If you experiences auto-reconnect problem after waking up an ipad and brightness was set to minimum try to move brightness slider a little bit to the right and try.In my configuration dependency was 100%. ...|auto-reconnect-sleep-depends-brightness-ipad
Ask by SkyWalker2
Dec 10, 2010 9:00 AM
4 Replies Category:iPad Wi-Fi
I find myself wishing I could adjust the screen brightness quickly using the rocker switch currently dedicated to volume. I seldom have need to adjust the volume, and if I did, it would also be helpful is that function could just be part of the open app, leaving the rocker switch to quickly adjust to changing light settings. (the auto brightness basically seems to have two settings: regular and slightly dimmer than regular) ipad WiFi 16GB iPhone OS 3.1.3...|feature-request-volume-rocker-brightness-ipad
Ask by Tyrade
Dec 10, 2010 9:03 AM
3 Replies Category:iPad Apps

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