Tag Archives: iPad

Apple and Samsung court clash continues

The ongoing clash between Apple and Samsung is beginning to look like a nusery-based argument over who should be playing in the sand pit or not. They’re back in court today, where Samsung is being blamed for supposedly copying Apple’s software and wants $40 per device sold as compensation. If the court was to side with the big fruit (Apple, of course),…

iOS apps said to crash more than Android apps

According to Crittercism, a performance monitoring service, Apple’s latest iOS version, 7.1, has been found to be the most stable build to date, with a crash rate of just under 1.6 per cent. This stat has been compared to the previous iOS build, which apparently received a higher crash rate at over 2 per cent, which goes to show that Apple’s constantly…

Foxconn reports a 13% rise in profits

Foxconn, the manufacturer responsible for the production of most of Apple’s iPad and iPhones, has reported a swift 13 per cent rise in net profit to 106.7B new Taiwan dollars (US$3.5B). The report comes from the WSJ, with the rise in profit following record iPhone and iPad sales, despite the number of people using competing Android smartphones and…

Microsoft Word for iPad – First Look

Microsoft just unveiled its Office Suite for iPad (better late than never), which includes the mainstay of work offices everywhere: Microsoft Word. In the modern age, it’s hard to find anyone who hasn’t relied on Word for at least some part of the education or work life. It’s why so many, for so long have waited painfully patiently for it to land on the…

Microsoft launches Office for iPad

It’s finally here! As rumored, Microsoft has just announced its full Office suite for iPad. At its San Francisco event, CEO Sayta Nadella has announced a string of new initiatives and products, but this is certainly the most exciting. In a very similar format to Apple’s own office suite for the iPad, Microsoft’s Office will include Word, PowerPoint…

Fantastical 2 for iPad is coming soon!

In the world of third party apps, particularly for calendar use, there’s a sea of options out there, but one that’s stood out for me on iPhone and Mac is Fantastical. Its intuitive user interface and natural language are brilliant. The only thing it’s lacked is a quality iPad version. But that’s about to end, very soon. Flexibits, the company behind…