Tagged with: iPad

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 ...

How to Use Your iDevice as a Cable Box Replacement

How to Use Your iDevice as a Cable Box Replacement

When choosing which cable provider to sign a contract with, you will undoubtedly check the channel guide to see which channels are included in the package to which you are about to subscribe. You may even go a bit further and check to see if includes the HD version of your favorite channels. What you likely will not do is ...

History of the World: 5 Great Mobile Apps to Discover European History

History of the World: 5 Great Mobile Apps to Discover European History

These five awesome apps chart European History -- from the Roman Empire through World War II -- and are stacked with loads of helpful features. While students will most likely not grow up to be a stand-up philosopher or discover first hand that it’s “good to be king,” they can get closer to understanding the lineage ...

United Airlines’ iOS App Now Supports Free In-Flight Video Content

United Airlines’ iOS App Now Supports Free In-Flight Video Content

First announced in March, the new United app adds the required software to browse and watch video content when connected to the airline's in-flight Wi-Fi service. With United Airlines version 2.0.13, users will be able to stream more than 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows for free while in flight. At launch, the system is ...

Hopscotch (iPad), Which Teaches Kids to Code, Raises $1.2 Million

Hopscotch (iPad), Which Teaches Kids to Code, Raises $1.2 Million

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it announced on Thursday, in conjunction with the release of v2.0 of its app. The seed funding came from Resolute Ventures, ...