Tag Archives: iPad

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…

What to expect from Apple at WWDC next week

  Next week Apple will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook’s keynote speech will start at 10 a.m. Pacific time on June 2 and if you click here, you will be able to watch it live. However, if you want to watch along, you’ll need Safari 4 or later on OS X 10.6 or later;…

Touch ID to appear on new iPads later this year

According to information attained by AppleInsider from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, we’ll be seeing Touch ID expanded to the next generation of iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina models to be introduced later this year in addition to the iPhone 6. Touch ID was introduced alongside the iPhone 5s. Integrated in the home button of the iPhone,…

Microsoft wants its Surface Pro 3 to replace your iPad and MacBook

Microsoft just announced a new, 12-inch version of its Surface line of tablets: the Surface Pro 3. Showcased today at the company’s event in New York, head of the Surface team Panos Panay unveiled a tablet with  an impressive set of improvements over previous generations. The Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch screen with a 2160 x 1440 resolution at…

Report: iOS 8 to include split-screen multitasking for iPad

According to a new report from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, iOS 8 could include split-screen multitasking support for the iPad. The feature, which has been requested by iPad users for some time, would enable two apps to be run side-by-side on the device’s display. According to Gurman’s unnamed sources, the feature will not only enable two apps to run…

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…