One of my dearest friends is a math professor. He is constantly telling jokes that no one gets, except maybe other mathematicians. Math can be an intimidating subject for some kids. It really isn’t as scary as you think. With the right learning tools and a lot of practice, anyone could become a mathematician and tell jokes that no one gets.
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Writer of all things app related, traveler of the space-time continuum, baker of really great cookies. Follow me @appaholik
Have you been looking for a keyboard case for your iPad mini, but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Walmart has dropped the price of their stock of ZAGGkeys MINI 9 Keyboard case for the iPad mini to only $27. A full-sized Kensington Keyboard case has been marked down by nearly 30 percent. If you prefer to carry your iPad, au natural, grab the iWerkz foldable Bluetooth Keyboard for only $29.99. Read More »
A few years ago, we took a look at Sphere 360. At the time it was called Tour Wrist. At the time it was nothing more than a really cool virtual tour app on the iPad. Granted, we are talking about a really, really cool virtual tour app that lets you see places in 360-degree view. But, for the iPad, it was only for viewing.
Yesterday, the company updated their app to support video recording on the iPad. So now, you can capture beautiful Spheres on your tablet and post them for the world to see.
Apple Reduces Licensing Fees For MFi and Pass-Through Connector, More Affordable Accessories on the Way
Apple has made third-party accessory connectors available for years. The official manufacturing license is called Made for iPod, or MFi. Since Apple launched iOS 7 and included coding for MFi game controllers, companies have started launching game pads for iOS. However, most of these controllers, as well as other accessories, like chargers, speakers, keyboards, and other products that connect directly to Apple’s iPad and iPhone devices are fairly expensive.
It looks like Apple is working hard on updating the current mobile operating system to iOS 7.1. This week, the company launched the fifth beta for the update, complete with upgrades to Siri’s natural voice feature in a variety of countries. Today, 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple with have the public version ready to launch by March.
It appears that Walmart is trying to clear its inventory of Apple products. Specifically, the second-generation iPad. Today, the company is selling the iPad 2, 16GB Wi-Fi model in black or white for only $299. That’s $100 off the normal price of the two-and-a-half-year-old tablet. While nearly $300 still seems a bit high priced for Apple’s second revision to what is now the perfect tablet, it might be the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone if you just can’t afford something more. Read More »
This whole iWatch thing is getting out of control. Yet, I’m already pretty excited about the possibilities of what a wearable computer from Apple could potentially be like. One possibility is that Apple will focus on making the iWatch a fitness-based device. Look out Nike, Apple has its sights on you.
Tanks are the new “black.” There have been a couple of new titles launched in the App Store recently that feature the battle-hardened transport. Today, Chillingo has launched the newest from game developer Level Eight and it features plenty of tanks. But it also includes massively equipped missile towers, low-flying warplanes, and colossal enemy attack ships.
Say what you will about Flappy Birds, it has become a bizarre success story for game developer Dong Nguyen. While major game development companies churn out title after title in hopes of hitting the big time with at least one of them, Nguyen sat at his desk after work for a couple of days and created a game that has captured the nation. Now that free, advertisement supported game generates $50,000 per day for Nguyen and his small company, dotGears.
ZooZoom Crew: Snow Adventure is a ski-themed downhill racing game featuring a cast of cute zoo animals. Players zoom down the slopes by tilting their device left or right, picking up coins along the way. This fun-filled adventure game was created by a set of 12-year-old twin girls, along with their “skiing passionate” family. Game developer Igor Pusenjak of Doodle Jump fame sat in on the creation of ZoomZoo Crew as an advisor.