Amazon has really been working to make its music service bigger than Apple’s iTunes. In January, the company launched “AutoRip” for its Cloud Player service, which turned every CD you’ve purchased on Amazon for the past 15 years into an MP3 file. In February, the Cloud Player app was optimized for the iPad. Just last month, the online retail giant added vinyl to the list of music purchases that get the AutoRip upgrade. Today, Amazon announced that all SYNC AppLink equipped Fords are now compatible with the iOS Cloud Player app.
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Indie game developer Mark White has been in the business for six years. He previously worked with Firemint, but left when EA took over the upstart. For the past two years, in his spare time, White has been working on a survival game of the tiniest proportion. As of May 9, all of White’s afterhours efforts will pay off. Tasty Tadpoles launches in the App Store tomorrow.
You know that iTV that everyone keeps talking about? You know, the television set that the tech industry is claiming will be here by mid-2014 at the latest, the one that Foxconn is making for Apple. Well, according to the New York Times, Foxconn is working on a branded television set for itself in an effort to reduce its reliance on Apple.
Isn’t that how Samsung started? In March, Businessweek published an in-depth article about the Korean-based tech company. Samsung started as a parts manufacturer, making microprocessors and memory chips for other companies. Building a strong infrastructure to sell components to others helped Samsung get an idea for how the industry works.
Every year, we try to come up with great ideas for great gifts for the mom in your life. No one deserves your undying love and bottomless pocketbook more that the woman who gave you life or the woman who brought life to your own child. That’s why this year we have five fantastic ideas for accessories for iPad loving moms everywhere.
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Welcome back to another edition of PadGadget’s DIY Project Spotlight. Every week, we track down some fun and clever projects that you can do your self at home, usually with supplies you can find around your house. Last week, we showed you a super easy car headrest mount that only requires a folio case and a belt.
This week, we are spotlighting a pre-made case with DIY capabilities. Cult of Mac recently discovered this awesome and inexpensive iPad case made out of 100 percent recyclable cardboard. The best part is that it is priced so low that you can make a different case for every day of the week.
It’s that time again to tell you about Apple’s App Store Editors Choice award. Each week, Apple spotlights a new or recently updated app that really wow’s them. Last week, Fotopedia Reporter received the honor of being one of Apple’s weekly favorites. Did you create a Fotopedia story? What was it about?
This week, Apple has given the honor to a wonderfully fun space simulation game that incorporates tactile strategy with town building, or in this case spaceship building, game play.
Consumers love the touch screen. According to a recent report from NPD DisplaySearch, we love it so much that touch screen tablets are selling more than laptops. New tablet shipments are expected to outnumber laptops sometime this year.
NPD’s report shows that tablet shipments will increase to 256.5 million globally in 2013, a 67 percent increase over 2012. Even more impressive is that they are expected to more than double that number to 579.4 million by 2017.
Fortune Magazine just released their list of the top 500 companies in the world, ranked by revenue. This includes retail giants like Wal-Mart, oil companies like Exxon Mobil, and car manufacturers like General Motors. Although Apple always makes the list of top 500 companies, this year marks the first time that the iPad maker has stepped into the spotlight of the top 10.
The Doors confused and enthralled the U.S. in the mid-sixties with their epic jam sessions and wild stage antics. They have lived on in the hearts of hippies and some of the band’s members still tour together to this day. Nearly 50 years later, Warner Music Group has launched a feature-rich app, called The Doors, which includes interactive content, unpublished images and artwork, rare videos, music, and more.
Mother’s Day is less than a week away. You may be running out of time to get your mom an engraved iPad, but if you hurry, you’ll make it just in time. If you still haven’t decided whether you think the mom in your life needs an iPad, you haven’t been thinking hard enough. We think every mom needs an iPad and here’s why: