Desktop ipad app

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by lloose, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Jun 9, 2012
    I have my ipad on my desk and I am looking for a good app to keep running on it while its on my desk. Something like an info center with weather and the time, or maybe a pictureframe app that goes through my pictures. Ideally I would want it to stay running while its on my desk without having to worry about it dimming or auto-locking.

    Any suggestions?


    Whoops, may have posted a second too soon. I just found Living Earth HD and have it running. Pretty cool. Any other suggestions?
  2. macrumors 68020

    aPple nErd

    Feb 12, 2012
    Jailbreaks/IOS Hacks
    go to settings and then general then auto lock, then set it o never. now it will never lock unless you press the sleep button
  3. macrumors 65816

    Nov 10, 2010
    The Settings App has "Picture Frame" built into iOS.
  4. macrumors 6502a


    Aug 9, 2006
    New Orleans ✈ WesŦward
    I personally use the weather+ app. It's nice, but make sure you charge while using it.
  5. macrumors 6502

    Sep 7, 2011
  6. macrumors regular

    Mar 15, 2012
    It's an odd omission on the iPhone and iPad that there's no option to have it so it'll only auto-lock when it's not connected to power.

    This is something my old Windows Mobile devices used to do - and seems quite obvious to me.

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