Apple’s big event is hours away. As usual, the online store has been temporarily disabled while the tech team redesigns the web pages for whatever product is going to be unveiled today. Wouldn’t it be great if we could order the iPad today?
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We can logically presume that, if Apple launches a new size for the fifth-generation iPad, that a new Smart Cover will also be made available as a snazzy accessory. What we don’t presume, and didn’t even think was on the table, is that Apple might be making a keyboard cover for its flagship tablet.
Apple has a lot to cover tomorrow, or so that’s what their invitation says. We’ve heard an unprecedented number of rumors and speculations over the past six months, with a fervent swell of leaks, theories, and gossip flooding the Web in the past couple of months. Tomorrow will put all rumors to rest, as Apple will be announcing… well, something.
We’ve got a rumor round up of things we expect to see tomorrow, as well as a few things we aren’t so sure about, but hope to see.
Welcome back to another weekly episode of our tutorial and how-to guide for the iPad. You iOS device is pretty easy to use. However, there are always a few tricks that you may not know about. Ever since iOS 7 launched, there are even more questions and hidden tricks to unlock.
Last week, we told you how you can minimize motion sickness by reducing motion on the screen, leaving often-used apps in Multitasking, and lowering the brightness of your screen. While none of these actions is a fix, they do help reduce the feeling of nausea and headaches that some have experienced since the launch of iOS 7.
This week, we have a quick tip on how to turn on background app refresh so your apps will always be up to date. Incidentally, turning it off will save on battery life.
Another week has come and gone, and another huge run of apps have launched in the App Store. Each week Apple spotlights an app and calls it the “Editor’s Choice.” Strangely, last week, Apple decided to skip the Editor’s Choice award for iPad apps. Maybe it was a slow week. This week, Apple is making up for it by spotlighting a cerebral and exciting game that will confuse and delight the most literary fans around.
When Apple launched iOS 7, the redesign included complete overhauls to the native iPhone and iPad apps, like mobile Safari, Contacts, Calculator, and more. Instead of the iconic skeuomorphic look that Apple was known for, the company has move on to a flatter aesthetic. The iLife and iWork suite of apps were left untouched in the change over. However, AppleInsider recently discovered a redesign of the app icons for iPhoto and GarageBand that might mean big changes are in the works for Apple’s productivity and entertainment apps.
A lot of people are getting excited about Apple’s upcoming event on Oct. 22. It is widely rumored that Apple will reveal the new models of iPad and iPad mini. Even though the fourth-generation iPad came out a year ago, many of us are still sitting on our third-generation model and feel that this launch is long overdue. One person out in the Twitterverse who is excited about the new iPad may have reasons other than wanting a new tablet. T-Mobile CEO John Legere recently tweeted his anticipation of the new iPad, which could be a hint at things to come.