Tag Archives: iPad

Opinion: Stop making ‘thin’ a priority in phone design

Every year when Apple announces its latest iPhone, iPad, or any other device, it will often compare it to the previous generation of that device. Usually, the company will briefly discuss the improvements made to the new generation, such as the spec upgrades in memory, processor, battery, and other aspects that make using the device a much more enjoyable…

Touch ID coming to iPad? [Rumor]

Fresh reports from ModMyi are suggesting that Touch ID fingerprint technology may be coming to the next iPad. developer UNiCORN took to Twitter over the weekend, having discovered that iOS 7.1 may point to fingerprint technology in the next iPad.   “Integer” 1 and 2, labelled at the bottom of that picture represents two separate device…

Best free iPad apps for reading books

The iPad is a great device for reading books. You can store thousands of them on a device as thin as a pencil and view any of your books, at any time, on its beautiful display. There are also many iOS apps in the App Store to help you discover, download and read books on the iPad — and the great news is many of them are free. With so many apps to…

Apple’s 2014 product roadmap: iWatch in two sizes, 4.7″ and 5.5″ iPhone 6, iPad and Apple TV updates, more

According to a research note obtained by AppleInsider, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes it is going to be a big second half of the year for Apple with a particularly busy third quarter. Apple is expected to release a slew of new products in 2014, starting at the end of Q2 and continuing through to the and of Q4 as the above diagram shows. In his 2014…

How To: Add more languages, and Emoji, to your iOS keyboard

If you’re multi-lingual, and have friends or family that you communicate with in different languages, it can be useful to have multiple language keyboards on you iOS devices. Fortunately, there are many, many language keyboard options in iOS and the best part is the ability to quickly switch between them when necessary. Here’s how to add more…

Check out Samsung’s latest iPad-bashing Galaxy Pro ads [videos]

We’re used to it by now. Samsung releases a TV ad to show off how poor the Apple equivalent is to its product. Whether it’s the Galaxy S4′s ability to transfer files with a simple tap, or the fact that its  followers don’t line up like sheep for the new releases (they totally do), it’s not shy in taking a swipe at Apple. This time out it’s the…

Apple purchases yet another voice recognition company; improved Siri version to come

Siri is a gem – really is! And it’s apparently set to get a lot stronger and more worthy, following Apple’s secretive purchase of yet another voice recognition company – Novauris. The company was founded in 2002 and comes from Dragon Systems, a perhaps better-known company. It’s one of the pioneering forefathers of the modern voice recognition technology…

Fantastical 2 for iPad is here, at long last!

At long last, Fantastical 2 has crossed the iPhone/iPad border and landed on the App Store, fully optimized for our favorite iOS-powered tablet. Like the iPhone version, it’s got an amazing natural language engine, can display maps, and give you the option to call, email or message meeting invites right from the app. For me, alongside the natural…