American Airlines first began testing iPads in the cockpit last year, deploying the tablets on its B–777 aircraft. Its initial testing went smoothly, and today, the company is ready to put iPads in the hands of the 8,000-plus pilots that it employs.
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Apple’s 30-pin dock connector has been standard in iDevices since it first showed up in the classic iPod in 2003, but it’s time for a change. Rumors have been circulating that Apple is working on an all new slimmer design for the dock connector, freeing up much needed space in its iDevices.
According to new photos leaked from French website Nowhereelse.fr, Apple’s new, tiny 9-pin dock connector will be almost identical in size to a Micro USB plug.
Slingshot Racing is a thrilling, action-packed racing game that takes place in a great steampunk environment. The backgrounds and the cars both look impressive on the Retina screen of the third generation iPad.
The game starts with an in-depth tutorial that will introduce you to all of the gameplay elements. Essentially, in this game, your car will continually move forward, but you will navigate twists and turns by tapping on the screen to slingshot around corners.
September brings the beginning of the fall season, meaning all new winter wardrobes filled with stylish jackets, warm boots, and flashy scarves. The start of the month also marks the kick off of New York’s famous Fashion Week, and to celebrate, we focused on all things fashion.
Check out our list of essential fashion apps and accessories for the iPad to see the must haves for the fall season, covering everything we posted this week, plus a few surprises, too!
As a stylus aficionado, I want to let everyone in on a little secret. When it comes to styluses, the tip is almost entirely unimportant – you are going to get the same writing results with almost any stylus. What’s important, though, is the way that the stylus feels in your hand, much like a traditional pen.
A comfortable stylus will make for comfortable writing, and the key to a comfortable stylus is one that has the right shape, size, and heft. If you’re in need of the perfect stylus, consider the Architect and the Emote from Arctic.
- If you’re not familiar with Scott Kelby, he is a photographer and author who has published many books on digital photography, photo enhancement software, and digital photography tips. He also runs an online training course and has several apps, including this one, which gives tips on proper lighting in several professional photography setups.
This is a video lesson app with thirteen different episodes on lighting, covering 20 different photos. The app will open with the first lesson, which you simply tap to play.
Back in 2001, Harman Kardon introduced the SoundSticks, a set of speakers that were designed to partner with early Apple products like the translucent iMac and Clamshell iBook.
The original SoundSticks won several awards and have gone through several updates, but Harman Kardon’s latest refresh has added Bluetooth, making the SoundSticks compatible with devices like the iPhone and the iPad. Read More »
PopCap is planning to release a sequel to Plants vs. Zombies in 2013, but in the meantime, the original version is getting some update love. Your favorite zombie title got a major refresh this morning, adding full Retina support for the third generation iPad and some awesome free levels.
We can finally see those rotting, flesh-dropping zombies and vibrant light-emitting sunflowers in full Retina glory!
If you’ve been searching for an iPad speaker that has great sound, a compact size, and an affordable price tag, you may want to take a look at the OontZ and the OontZ Angle from speaker manufacturer Cambridge Soundworks.
You may remember our news announcement on the OontZ Angle, which promised the sound quality of Jawbone’s Jambox with less than half the cost, a prospect that had me intrigued as a longtime fan of the Jambox. I had the opportunity to test all of the above speakers, so read on to see how they compare and my thoughts on the OontZ product line.