Tag Archives: iPad

How the iPad failed me at university [Editorial]

As the iPad has progressed and evolved as a device, Apple has increasingly lauded the revolutionary tablet as a formidable tool of education. Growing ever more popular in education circles, the iPad very quickly become an excellent hands-on tool, bringing students a whole new world of interactive material that takes learning out of text books and…

iPad Air takes home award for ‘best mobile tablet’ at MWC

Mobile World Congress is one of the most prominent mobile phone and tablet conventions in the world. Every year the Global Mobile Awards are awarded during Mobile World Congress, and sometimes the awards are given out to companies who, strangely, are not even in attendance at the congress. This year, Apple, a company known for not attending MWC, was…

Brilliant iPhone and iPad Apps and Accessories for LEGO lovers

When LEGO first started shipping plastic bricks in 1949, I’m pretty sure that the company’s chiefs didn’t see a multi-million dollar future involving several movie franchise crossovers, games or a major cinematic release. With the release of The LEGO Movie, I though it would be a perfect time to let out my inner LEGO-lover and share some of my favorite…

Apple magnet patent could revolutionize iPad capabilities

An Apple patent published today has shown how in the future, an intelligent magnet attachment system could allow iPads to connect with a whole host of devices, even other iPads. The patent is very similar to the technology currently used in Apple’s Smart Covers/Cases for iPad. The technology basically uses keyed magnets to allow accessories to be…

webNES lets you play NES games without jailbreaking, right from Safari

If you’ve wanted to play NES games from your iPhone but aren’t someone that enjoys the pros of jailbreaking (or dislikes the cons), then some developer’s have put together something you’re sure to enjoy. Made by @conradev, @jawerty, @bogidon, @elklein96, and the base by @bfirsh, webNES allows you to play NES games straight from your mobile browser, as…

Mountaineering feature added to “Your Verse” iPad campaign

Apple’s “Your Verse” marketing campaign is one of the most impressive of recent years. It takes the iPad and shows where people are using them to great effect, in places and for reasons you’d never have believed possible. Whether that’s scuba-diving and under water photography, treating concussion or maintaining giant wind turbines. The iPad’s been…

“Comfortably Numb” guitar solo gets recreated in Garageband for iPad

YouTube user “firminmusic” has created a video where he shows off some serious Garageband skills, recreating the guitar solo from Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb.” He uses the drums, bass, keyboard, piano, and of course the guitar to create this. Editing all of the different instruments into one track/video, you can see that Garageband really can be used as…

Nightmode Tweak Darkens iOS 7

When Apple introduced iOS, it drew a lot of criticism for the bright white interface. While it is tolerable during the day, it can be brutal on the eyes at night. Ever since the iOS 7 jailbreak dropped, there has been a strong desire for a night mode. Eclipse was released a few weeks back, but it was very, very rough. A new jailbreak tweak, Nightmode, while…