Tagged with: iPad

iTunes U Now Lets Teachers Create Content on iPad

iTunes U Now Lets Teachers Create Content on iPad

There’s surely little Apple loves more than seeing an iPad in the classroom. Being associated with education provides its own brand halo effect. Plus, the even bigger bonus is getting to expose young impressionable minds to your technology and platforms — when they are young and impressionable. As the Jesuits were fond ...

Amazon Instant Video (iOS) Now Offers ‘First Episode Free,’ HBO Content

Amazon Instant Video (iOS) Now Offers ‘First Episode Free,’ HBO Content

Even though Amazon is investing heavily in its Fire platform including new Fire TV and Fire Phone, it still is showing some chops for iOS. Monday's free update brings the latest features of Amazon’s Video service to its iOS apps. Amazon upgraded the iPad and iPhone apps today with all new video playback controls, ...

Report: Apple TV is Likely to Get iOS 8′s ‘Continuity’, Too

Report: Apple TV is Likely to Get iOS 8′s ‘Continuity’, Too

Alongside the introduction of the current Apple TV design in fall 2010, Apple launched AirPlay. In short, AirPlay allows a user to watch a movie, listen to a song, or view a photo on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (or Mac in some cases) and stream that content to the Apple TV. AirPlay typically works well and we have even ...

A Facebook (iPad) Update Turns the App Into an Entertainment Hub

A Facebook (iPad) Update Turns the App Into an Entertainment Hub

Over 70 percent of people who use Facebook for iPad played a Facebook-connected game in the past 90 days, so the company is helping them discover or re-engage with games through a new home page sidebar it starts testing today on its iPad app. It includes social notifications for native mobile and Facebook web games you ...

Apple Patents a Smart Cover That Will Also Show Notifications

Apple Patents a Smart Cover That Will Also Show Notifications

An Apple patent application published on Thursday describes an advanced iPad Smart Cover containing illumination and communication elements that light up to alert users to incoming messages, low battery warnings and other notifications. As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple's filing for an "Integrated ...

A Patent Troll May Soon Get 1 Percent of Apple’s iPhone Revenue

A Patent Troll May Soon Get 1 Percent of Apple’s iPhone Revenue

In 2012, Apple won the year's biggest patent verdict—more than $1 billion against Samsung. The company also lost one of that year's biggest cases when an East Texas jury ordered it to pay $368 million to a company named VirnetX for infringing patents related to FaceTime and VPN On Demand functions used in iPhones, iPads, ...

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, ...