Posted by dnovak on October 3, 2012 ·
While there are many third-party capacitive pens for the iPad on the market, none are as precise as pressure-sensitive models like the ones Samsung Galaxy Note aficionados have enjoyed for some time. Enter the Pogo Connect, which is described as the world’s first pressure-sensitive Bluetooth 4.0 iPad stylus. Brought to you by Ten One Design, the Pogo Connect was originally codenamed ”Project [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 2, 2012 ·
It seems that now apple is planning two events for the new iPhone 5 and the new iPad mini. With all of the rumors and anticipation, many agree that Apple should furnish both the phone and the heavily rumored smaller tablet with individual events… and that is, apparently, what’s going to happen. Apple’s yet to confirm that September 12th event date, let alone any secondary [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 27, 2012 ·
Facebook just announced that it rebuilt its iPhone and iPad app from the ground up for a faster and more enjoyable user experience. The company says that the Facebook 5.0 for iOS is twice as fast as the previous version when launching the app, scrolling through news feed and opening photos in feed.
While the app looks nearly identical to the previous version, the company chose to abandon [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 9, 2012 ·
We all know that the iPhone 5 is on its way in a couple of months. Now, rumors suggest that the latest addition of the iPhone will be accompanied by the unveiling of the iPad Mini as well.
Recent rumors suggest that an iPad Mini screen is already in production, leading some people to believe that this follows the speculation of a fall release.
Check out the video courtesy of CNET…
Posted by dnovak on May 8, 2012 ·
Logitech just came out with a new iPad keyboard that actually runs on solar power. It’s called the Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio, and it will protect your iPad while powering its built-in Bluetooth keyboard by light. And the lightd doesn’t just have to come from the sun. You can power it using low light and lamp light, both indoors and out. According to Logitech, [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 30, 2012 ·
Rovio just released Angry Birds Space for iOS and Android devices, as well as OS X and Windows PCs. In the fourth major Birds release, gamers get to fling birds on zero-gravity planets while utilizing new gameplay features such as slow-motion and lightspeed destruction.
“This is Rovio at its finest, and we are more than excited to bring Angry Birds Space to all our fans worldwide,” [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 29, 2012 ·
If you’re looking for a keyboard case for the new iPad, look no further than the Crux360 by CruxCase. This is the next-generation CruxCase, with some newly added features. First, the clamshell now features a snap in front design that allows for quick access when the case isn’t needed. There is also a “window cover” that now fully protects the rear panel [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 23, 2012 ·
iPhone 5 has been rumored to include 4G LTE for a long time. Now, according to code strings in iOS 5.1, the next iPhone will indeed feature 4G LTE connectivity.
“Enabling 4G will end your phone call. Are you sure you want to enable 4G,” the new iOS 5.1 code said. The references to a phone call make it clear that this the string referes to the iPhone, and not the iPad. The [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 8, 2012 ·
Tim Cook just announced at the Apple event in San Francisco additional language capabilities for Siri. That disembodied helper, ushered in by the iPhone 4S, is now getting a localized Japanese equivalent as part of the iOS 5.1 update rolling out today and slated to hit Japan over the next few weeks.
Posted by dnovak on March 7, 2012 ·
The new iPad is here. This is the next generation of Apple’s iOS tablet, and it’s pretty cool. As was rumored, it’s sporting a Retina display, potentially making this the most pixel-packed tablet around. The 9.7-inch screen houses 3.1 million pixels in a 2048 x 1536 arrangement , or about 264 pixels per inch. That’s high-definition at its peak. It’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 5, 2012 ·
OnLive Desktop for the iPad launched recently. The service allows users to access a virtual Windows 7 based computer remotely so that spreadsheets and documents can be edited and flash content can be browsed online. This app for connecting to that service is now available for Android devices.
The service allows software like Word, Excel and PowerPoint to be used on the Android platform. [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 3, 2012 ·
Makers in Apple’s iPad supply chain have started delivering samples of 7.85-inch iPads for verification, with volume production likely to begin in the third quarter of 2012 at the earliest, according to industry sources.
The planned launch of the 7.85-inch iPad is apparently to take on Amazon’s $199 7-inch Kindle Fire as well as a comparable model from Barnes & Noble, [...]
Posted by David on January 18, 2012 ·
The iMainGo XP is a portable speaker system designed for the iPad family. It delivers big sound on the go, and sports a clever design. It’s a breeze to setup making this accessory a must-have if you want to enjoy multimedia while you’re on the road. It’s also not bad for a portable business presentation system.
Using Portable Sound Laboratory’s sx149 digital [...]
Posted by David on November 17, 2011 ·
The tablet market, which was cited as the fastest growing sector in technology by every tech publication imaginable a couple of months ago, might be seeing an abrupt shift in this designation. While industry experts saw every manufacturing giant scrambling to come out with their own best-selling slate this year, the emerging consensus today cites a trend that might be leaning back towards [...]
Posted by David on November 17, 2011 ·
Kids are hoping to get a lot more than board games and coloring books this holiday season
A new Nielsen survey looked at which consumer electronics are the most desired by kids and found that Apple appears to be the consumer electronics brand to beat. Kids ages 6-12 covet the iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone, while teens showed heightened appeal for the iPad, computers and e-readers. Many [...]
Posted by David on November 8, 2011 ·
A brand new gadget with incredible sound is now available for all your wireless needs, whether it’s for your laptop, iPhone or iPad! The JBL OnBeat Air ($249.95; available now) uses Apple’s Airplay wireless technology, so no matter where you are in your home, you can stream music from an iTunes collection or Internet radio station. This versatile music player features digital sound [...]
Posted by David on October 27, 2011 ·
TouchFire is the latest in new gadgets, an iPad attachment that will make typing on the iPad feel like a true physical QWERTY keyboard. It fits over the top of the landscape keyboard on either the iPad or the iPad 2, and allows your typing to fly with speeds you’d only get from a traditional keyboard.
The TouchFire is made of a flexible silicone that has a number of micro-structures [...]
Posted by David on October 11, 2011 ·
Do you ever notice that it doesn’t take long for all of the cool consumer gadgets to quickly migrate into the business world? Smartphones, once marketed to gizmo junkies, are now standard issue to most company employees requiring mobile computing. They are as necessary as online business administration degrees. As of late, we’ve seen an atom-bomb-explosion of tablet devices [...]
Posted by David on September 21, 2011 ·
New Line2 App puts a Phone Line to your iPad
When the iPad hit shelves with a vengeance a few years back, many critics and gadget news were saying that it’s nothing more than a gigantic iPhone. This is only partially true. Yes, most of the functionality of an iPhone can be mirrored with the iPad, but the iPad does a lot more, and really takes advantage of its tablet architecture. What’s [...]
Posted by David on August 13, 2011 ·
Apple is scheduling the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPad 3 to be introduced in September
In the latest gadget news, or should we say ‘the rumor mill’, Apple will introduce the next iPhone in September, possibly alongside the iPad 3.
Specifically, Apple will announce a new iPhone 5 and an iPad 3 with a Retina Display, and also the iPhone 4S, an upgrade to the current model.
Posted by David on July 11, 2011 ·
Apple could be launching new versions of iPod, iPad and iPhone in September
Reports are suggesting that Apple will launch a new 3G iPod touch in September.
Similar to options available for the iPad Wi-Fi + 3G, users would have the option of purchasing the 3G iPod touch directly from a wireless carrier with a data plan.
It’s not just the iPod will see in new versions. Expect the [...]
Posted by David on July 7, 2011 ·
Rumors suggest Apple will release the iPad HD alongside the iPhone 5, in September
Recent reports indicate that Apple is preparing to launch a brand new iPad, in tandem with the iPhone 5 deployment, this fall.
The rumor is similar to a report from FBR Capital markets analyst Craig Berger, who said in a note to investors on Wednesday that Apple will release a higher-end version of the [...]
Posted by David on June 23, 2011 ·
Apple is planning to launch the iPhone 5 this September, according to reports. The latest specs for the iPhone 5 include a dual-core A5 processor and an 8-megapixel camera. The reports also suggest that Apple is currently testing a new version of the iPad with a higher-resolution display. The report goes on to claim that the resolution on the new iPad Apple is testing is about one-third higher [...]
Posted by David on June 17, 2011 ·
According to reports, smartphone manufacturers that are making tablets over the past year are taking a second look at the market. So far only Samsung has been able to make a real dent in Apple’s stronghold on this new market, capturing a 10% share with its Galaxy Tab Android-powered tablet. Samsung’s triumph was due mainly to the Galaxy Tab’s widespread distribution, and other entrants into [...]
Posted by David on May 24, 2011 ·
While many of the Borders bookstores have closed, Kobo reportedly is still thriving. This week, the eReader division of the former bookstore giant unleashed their latest Kobo eReader Touch. As described in the name, this one now has the touchscreen feature.
Conveniently, and I’m sure not planned at all, the new Kobo eReader Touch is announced just one day ahead of Barnes & [...]
Posted by David on April 12, 2011 ·
3D has been the flavor of the month for about……well….a year. While devices like the EVO 3D and LG Thrill will bring 3D displays to U.S. smartphones in the near future, glasses-free 3D display technology involved with these small screens is not exactly a brain-busting user experience yet. The quality suffers greatly due to the size of these screens and the current technology in [...]
Posted by David on April 11, 2011 ·
Adobe announced the latest version of its Creative Suite software, version 5.5, which includes a new SDK for building smartphone and tablet applications that can interact with its famous Photoshop desktop software. To showcase some of the possibilities brought about by its new SDK, Adobe also introduced three new apps for Apple’s iPad. Adobe Eazel is a finger painting app with enhanced controls [...]
Posted by David on April 10, 2011 ·
Logitech will not be left out of the iPad accessory market. Instead they’ve developed a pretty cool looking case that should appeal to those looking to use their new iPad 2 for something a little more productive just a reader. The Logitech Keyboard Case for the iPad 2 is made from aircraft-grade aluminum to match Apple’s tablet, features a built-in wireless keyboard, and is lined with [...]
Posted by David on March 11, 2011 ·
As of 4:00 a.m. EST, Apple’s iPad 2 is officially on sale. The gadget announced last week will go on sale at Apple, AT&T, Best Buy, Target, Verizon Wireless, and Walmart retail locations later today at 5:00 p.m. EST, but if you want to order yourself the next-generation iPad and skip the retail chaos, jump on Apple’s online store, and get the goods. Early reviews, while not stellar, recommend [...]
Posted by David on March 10, 2011 ·
According to IDC (International Data Corporation), a global provider of market intelligence for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets, 10.1 million media tablets were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2010 – more than double the 4.5 million shipped in the third quarter. Apple’s share came down from 93% in the third quarter to 73% in the fourth, [...]