The iOS App Store drove the iPhone and iPad to unprecedented success, but porting the concept to the Mac hasn't gone so smoothly. Chalk it up to good timing, but hardly anyone expected serious problems for Apple's Mac App Store when it opened its doors in early 2011. Read Full Story
I don't get much chess action myself these days, at least not over the board. But I still follow the top events closely. Thanks to Apple, I can do this, last night's World Championship game that ended it all for Vishy ("screwed"). That is my iPad tethered to my iPhone. Show More Summary
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Nokia's newest N1 joins the fray of mini-tablets as it faces an early 2015 release date. The Finnish mobile phone company brings the N1 mini-tablet in response to Microsoft's purchase of its mobile division, taking along the Lumia name with it.
The iPad Mini 3 graced the mini-tablet market in October but many saw it as a redundant as its difference from the iPad Mini 2 was a TouchID fingerprint sensor and not much else. The iPad Mini 2 itself stood as a competitor to its successor but now that the Nokia N1 is set to arrive in early 2015, the iPad Mini 3 finds itself another rival.
While Apple sits at the top of the tablet market with its iPad Air and iPad Air 2, its premium price might be off-putting for those who wouldn't want to dish out that much cash for a tablet. Still, there are other more affordable options like the LG G Pad 8.3 or the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4.
Last week, I looked at how I use my iPad to manage my notes. This week. I’m going to look at how I use iOS to manage my schedule and task items…
An iPad Air 2 model that costs approximately $1,173 can be purchased from Karalux, a luxury gift and gold-plating company based in Vietnam. According to their official pricing announcement, the company also plans to offer gilding services for the iPad mini 3 model as well. Show More Summary
Late last week Finnish mobile startup Jolla launched a crowdfunding campaign for a tablet running its open source Sailfish OS, smashing past its initial funding goal of $380,000 in a couple of hours. It has since pushed past the $1 million mark, with around $1.18M now pledged from more than 7,370 backers of the Indiegogo campaign. Read More
iCloud Photo Sharing not only lets you share Photo Streams with other iPhone and iPad owners, but also gives you a way to share a batch of photos with virtually anyone through iCloud.com. Once you choose to share your photos on iCloud,...Show More Summary
Earlier this week the CEO of an anti-virus company wrote a "guest editorial" on a popular technology website, saying it was time for Apple to "open up" and — wait for it — allow anti-virus software on the iPhone and iPad. The premise...Show More Summary
Tiny Rebel Games, the developers behind Doctor Who Legacy for iPhone and iPad, are celebrating the game's first anniversary by offering a look at what's coming up next. From the Tiny Rebel Games blog We're happy to say that we've been...Show More Summary
Gratitude is an attitude. One of our writers is thankful for this week's Thanksgiving Favorites board because she's planning her whole menu from it. You'll see her cruising the grocery aisles, iPad in hand, gathering ingredients forShow More Summary
It's been another week, and another batch of awesome apps and games are ready for the downloading. We've got a smattering of particularly dark games this week, as well as some top-notch strategy titles. On the app side, there's a bit from Facebook and some apps to help you have fun with images. Show More Summary
Bought a new iPad Air and it's terrific! I also bought a so-called iPad Smart Cover from Apple while I was in the store and it's not so smart: I thought the iPad was supposed to go to sleep when I closed it and wake up again when I opened it? The post Why doesn’t my iPad wake up when I open the smart cover? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
If you upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8.1.1 only to find that your ringtones or text tones had gone missing, you aren't alone. Unfortunately, this seems to be a common problem around iOS update time. However, there are a few ways...Show More Summary
Here’s a positive story about tech companies and their awareness of the outside world, just in case this week had you disillusioned. Evernote today issued a fix for its Penultimate digital handwriting app for the iPad that it hopes will end more than a week of frustration for its users. Read More
iPad Air 1 & 2 owners looking for a quick and easy way to turn their tablet into a MacBook-style, lap-friendly portable computer need look no further than the new backlit BrydgeAir keyboard -- a well-built, well-designed productivity accessory.
This week it seems like we're handing out five star reviews like it's going out of style, but all of these games are great and two of them won't even cost you a penny to play, basically ever. That's pretty awesome, right? Anyway, it's probably safe to get used to weeks like this, at least
Certainly, tower defense is a genre where it's difficult to really rock the boat too much, especially since the genre's evolution was accelerated by the fact that it was a great fit for mobile, and everyone and their mother decided to apply their take on the genre. But hey, the games are still pretty fun,