Tagged with: iPad

Is Apple’s Software Hurting its Hardware?

Is Apple’s Software Hurting its Hardware?

Count me among the many excited by Apple’s WWDC keynote on Monday. A bunch of the new iOS features seemed great, I love getting free OS X updates for my MacBook and the developers’ reactions to the dev stuff Apple showed off left me looking forward to apps that’ll launch in the near future. Even though Apple ...

How to Get iOS 8 on Your iDevice Right Now

How to Get iOS 8 on Your iDevice Right Now

You could (and probably should) wait for the wide release this fall before downloading iOS 8. But if you absolutely can't wait, here's how to get Apple's brand new iOS 8 beta on your phone right now. Before you do anything, backup your device. It's a good idea anyway before updating, and considering how temperamental betas ...

Apple Announces iOS 8 With Health, Overhauled Messages and More

Apple Announces iOS 8 With Health, Overhauled Messages and More

Last year, Apple revealed the biggest change to-date of iOS, the mobile operating system that many of us have been using for years. Now, the true evolution begins. Jony Ive and the iOS team have had plenty of time to listen to feedback and dig deeper into features introduced before Ive ever took control of software. And ...

Great Tech Gifts For Dads & Grads

Great Tech Gifts For Dads & Grads

Here's my short list of awesome gifts for dads and grads: If you need a smartphone today... HTC One M8 (MSRP $199 w/ 2-Year Contract) Apple and Samsung have held the “best smartphone” crown for several years, but the best all-around phone on the market right now is the HTC One M8. It’s got an aluminum body, ...

Apple’s Education Discount Now Applies to the iPad

Apple’s Education Discount Now Applies to the iPad

The iPad is graduating; to Apple’s discount Education store, that is. The tablet now gets a price cut for qualifying education shoppers looking to buy either an iPad Air or iPad mini either in-store at its retail locations or online at Apple.com. The discounts aren’t massive, but they still get you $30 off the Air or ...

File Sharing on the iPad Just Blew My Mind

File Sharing on the iPad Just Blew My Mind

I’d like to think I know most of what my iPad can do, but every once in a while I’m pleasantly surprised by a new feature. To kill time on a recent road trip, I wanted to load up my iPad with movies and comic books, but I wasn’t sure how. I figured, based on the sheer volume of apps available in the App Store, that ...

Australian iPhones Are Being Hacked Through ‘Find My iPhone’

Australian iPhones Are Being Hacked Through ‘Find My iPhone’

Owners of Apple devices across Australia are having them digitally held for ransom by hackers demanding payment before they will relinquish control. iPad, iPhone and Mac owners in Queensland, NSW, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria have reported having their devices held hostage. One iPhone user, a Fairfax ...

Report: iPhone 6, Future iPads to Get Touch ID

Report: iPhone 6, Future iPads to Get Touch ID

According to noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to embed Touch ID in every non-iPod iOS device launched this year, including both iPhone 6 versions, the second-generation iPad Air and refreshed iPad mini with Retina display.  In a research note obtained by AppleInsider, Kuo goes on to say that ...

Report: Apple to Launch Smart Home Software Platform at WWDC

Report: Apple to Launch Smart Home Software Platform at WWDC

Apple plans to launch a new smart home platform at next month's Worldwide Developer Conference that will allow iPhones and iPads to control a home's lights, security system, and other connected appliances, according to a Financial Times report. The new "software platform," which will be unveiled at WWDC on June 2, will be ...

Report: iOS 8 Will Bring Split-Screen Multi-Tasking to the iPad

Report: iOS 8 Will Bring Split-Screen Multi-Tasking to the iPad

iOS 8 is likely to supercharge the functionality of Apple’s iPad with a new split-screen multitasking feature, according to sources with knowledge of the enhancement in development. These people say that the feature will allow iPad users to run and interact with two iPad applications at once. Up until now, each iPad ...