Tag Archives: iPad

Side-by-side apps may be coming to iOS 8 after all

Before WWDC, people were speculating if we would finally see the introduction of side-by-side apps on the iPad. In essence, this would be a feature similar to that found on the Microsoft Surface tablet (or Samsung Galaxy tablets), where two apps can run simultaneously on the screen. As Apple’s Keynote ended at WWDC with no mention of this feature, the…

h.h.gregg offering iPad discounts of up to $50

h.h.gregg is currently offering discounts of up to $50 on all Wi-Fi only iPads, in-stores and online from now until June 14th, 2014. Included in the sale are the iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad with Retina display (4th generation), and the iPad mini (1st generation). The heaviest discount of $50 is on the 16 GB iPad Air and 16 GB…

Apple adds additional features to Siri in iOS 8

  Apple announced many new features in iOS 8 at WWDC on Monday, Siri being one of them. Updates to Siri are not uncommon; Apple is known to add new features to Siri every year when announcing their new iOS software. Some new Siri features in iOS 8 include… Hey, Siri When you plug in your iPhone, you will now be able to activate Siri…

iOS 8 feature highlight: new Mail swipe controls

With iOS 8, Apple introduced a new feature to their Mail app that will be familiar to users of third-party email apps like Mailbox and Evomail+. These apps incorporate several swiping gestures in their inbox navigation systems. iOS 8 starts where iOS 7 left off, adding some more convenience, with new actions that can be performed from the inbox. Left…

iOS 8 feature highlight: Safari on iPad

Apple surprised the majority of the tech community during WWDC on Monday, where it announced major additions and improvements to iOS 8. Surprising because it happened just one year after the major revamp of iOS with iOS 7. With iOS 8, Apple has greatly improved Safari for iPad users. From an improved tab view, access to recently closed tabs, an improved…

5 useful accessibility tools for iOS users

  Apple has proved that developers can build useful accessibility tools right into their OS, which makes the lives of users much simpler and makes their devices easier to use. Apple offers some of the best accessibility tools for their users in the form of VoiceOver, screen magnification, and even larger/bold text.  I’ll highlight five…

Review: be.ez LE Littoral Folio for iPad

If you venture out of the house with your iPad, you’re probably very aware of the need to protect your tablet with some kind of case in order to ensure your device’s safety when out and about. There is an abundance of bags, cases, covers and shells to choose from and, for accessory makers and iPad owners alike, standing out from everyone else can be…