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iPad Basics: Navigation Tips and Settings

iOS apps

If you’re new to the world of iPad, here are some tips on navigating around your new device. If you’re a seasoned iPad user, it never hurts to have a refresher.  Maybe you’ll even learn something new!  Most of these tips work on your iPhone also. Add Apps and Folders to the iPad’s dock.  Out of the box, the iPad ...

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Android Devices for Lawyers

This episode of The Digital Edge features guest Jeffrey Taylor, also known as “The Droid Lawyer,” to discuss how lawyers can efficiently use Android phones, tablets and computers in their practice. Jeffrey Taylor is an Oklahoma City Attorney. He has been writing the popular blog “The Droid Lawyer” since 2011, educating lawyers on how to get the most out of their ...

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Three iOS Problems Solved

iOS apps

It’s hard to imagine, but next month the iPhone will turn six years old. It ushered in the modern smartphone world. The improvements over the Palm Treo or Blackberry were so dramatic that they justify the word “revolutionary”. Today it is no exaggeration to say that all smartphones are iPhones. Apps Everywhere Do you remember when customizing your cell phone ...

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Quick Tip: Typing the Paragraph Symbol on an iPad

If you have an iPad and you are a lawyer, you have probably been frustrated for quite some time that you can’t type the paragraph symbol (¶)!  If you have an external keyboard for your iPad, like the Apple, Zagg, or Logitech Bluetooth keyboard, the keystroke Option + 7 will insert the cherished paragraph symbol (see below picture).  I have ...

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Picking a Jury, iPad Style (Free book excerpt)

Excerpted and adapted from iPad in One Hour for Litigators by Tom Mighell, now available from LPM Publishing. If you are in the fortunate position of having the jury list a few hours or even a day before voir dire begins, you can choose from several innovative iPad apps to help select a jury and track juror information. As a ...

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The iPad for Litigators

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

While the iPad offers lawyers in any practice area the potential for productivity improvements, app developers have really concentrated on making the iPad most useful for litigators. Today, there are apps for all parts of a legal matter, from case intake all the way to jury verdict.  In this edition, Dennis and Tom discuss Tom’s upcoming book iPad in One ...

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Coming Soon: “Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers”

LPM is thrilled to be publishing Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers in April. Pre-order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! Millions of corporations, small businesses, solo lawyers, large and small law firms, and government agencies have “gone Google.” Find out why these organizations moved from hosting their own e-mail servers–and in some cases calendars and documents–to using Google ...

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Law Firm App Extravaganza

With nearly half of all American adults now using smartphones and a quarter using tablet computers, businesses must develop products catered to the mobile experience.  Smartphones and tablets are being used to browse the Internet, access data remotely, draft/share/collaborate on documents, email, connect socially, and much more. Optimizing your law firm website for mobile use is old news, as smartphones ...

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Working with Documents on Your iPad (An Excerpt from “iPad in One Hour for Litigators” by Tom Mighell)

Adapted and excepted from iPad in One Hour for Litigators by Tom Mighell, coming in March from LPM Publishing. Pre-order your copy today and save 15%!    Getting Electronic Documents onto Your Getting Electronic Documents onto Your iPad Let’s answer what is probably the most important question for this lesson: How do you get documents onto the iPad in the first ...

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