Category: iPad News

PadGadget’s iPad Tips: How to Trade in Your Old iPad for a New One

Apple Trade in

Last week, one of our readers questioned whether it was possible to trade in the now-retired iPad 2 for a few dollars to use on a new iPad. The short answer is yes. Apple has a recycle program that makes it very easy for you to turn in all manner of electronic devices in order to keep gadgets out of our country’s landfills. Some devices are still worth a few dollars to Apple and they will give you a gift card that can be used in Apple’s retail store to purchase a new on.

We’ve got a quick tutorial that explains how to go about trading in your older iPad for a shiny new one.

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PadGadget Daily App Deal – 7 iPad Apps on Sale

PadGadget Daily App Deal – 7 iPad Apps on SaleFor today’s Daily Deal we’ve found 7 great apps to add to your iPad collection.  We have 4 productivity / entertainment apps and 3 game apps in today’s bundle.

We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 86% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.

Check out all the sale apps after the break »

PadGadget’s Sound Stage: University of South Florida’s iPad Band, Touch

USF iPad band Touch

I sometimes participate in discussions regarding whether the iPad is a legitimate piece of hardware for musicians. Hands-down, Apple’s tablet has a plethora of useful production and engineering apps that hold their own against the pros, some of them are the pros. The App store is also rich with effects apps that you can use in conjunction with a MIDI instrument. One place the iPad falls short is virtual instrument category. There are a lot of them, and some of them sound pretty good. But you just can’t replace a real, physical instrument like piano or guitar, with a touch screen device.

Or can you?

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Rumor of the Day: Leaked Images Surface of Purported iPad Pro

iPad Pro

It has been a while since we’ve heard news of the rumored 13-inch iPad Pro. I guess all the hubbub around the iWatch has outshined the rest of Apple’s supposed activities. Today, an image of an aluminum back plate that is being called the backside of the iPad Pro surfaced on Read More »

PadGadget’s Flashback Friday: Atari’s ‘Haunted House’ Gets Revamped for the 21st Century

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In 1982, Atari launched a dark strategy game that put players into the role of a lost adventurer trying to escape a haunted mansion in order to find the missing pieces of an urn. The rooms are completely dark so that the only things you can see are your two glowing eyes.

This week, Atari gave Haunted House a complete makeover. The game is no longer strategy based, but it will still haunt your dreams as a spooky endless runner.

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Toy Rush’ Mixes Tower Defense with Card Collecting, Now on iPhone and iPad

 Toy Rush Characters

Uber Entertainment, creators of the epic real-time strategy space game Planetary Annihilation have been rummaging around under the bed to find inspiration for an exciting new tower defense game filled with all your childhood memories. Collect powerful toy weapons and adorable character cards and use them to destroy your opponents.

Toy Rush is a mix of tower defense and offense and card collecting. Players virtually tear open their new card decks to find powerful toys. Then, use what they’ve got to build an army that will protect and defeat.

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Futuristic Retro Style Platformer ‘Atom Run’ Available Now on Mac and iOS

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If I’ve learned anything from watching science fiction movies it is that robots will eventually become sentient and take over the world, enslaving humans. It is inevitable. Of course, in every good robot overlord movie, there is one robot who doesn’t want to kill all the humans. He is the savior of humanity.

Atom Run is like a good old-fashioned sci-fi flick. The robots take over the world and there is one good guy left that is humankind’s only hope. Take control of Elgo and collect as many atoms and molecules as possible in order to bring life back to the cold, mechanical planet.

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Chinese Tech Company Xiaomi Unveils ‘Mi Pad’ an iPad Mini Clone

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Someone is going to get sued. CNet just discovered that tech company Xiaomi made an iPad mini clone that is too close to Apple’s to be missed. The Mi Pad is a 7.9-inch tablet with 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution and Nvidia’s Tegra K1 processor. It basically looks like the iPhone 5c version of an iPad mini.

The Mi Pad runs on Android and sports a quad-core 2.2 GHz ARM processor. The Retina quality display screen apparently makes reading, watching videos, and browsing the net pretty amazing. The website advertisement literally says, “7.9 inches, with the same resolution as iPad mini.” Xiaomi is not afraid to show off their likeness.

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Mercersburg Academy Provides Free Faculty Created e-Textbooks to Students

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It isn’t uncommon for a professor at a university to write a textbook and use it in the courses they teach, but due to strict standards in K-12 and heavily regulated curriculum, it is far less common for those teachers to write their own books. Mercersburg Academy is breaking from that mold and currently has 22 self-published e-textbooks being used in their classrooms.

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PadGadget’s DIY iPad Project Spotlight: DIY iPad Stand from a DVD Case

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In my never ending search for fun do-it-yourself iPad projects, I sometimes find something that is so simple, it is hard to believe it is true. Today, I’m going to share one such project with you.

This DIY iPad stand project comes from YouTube. The clever poster doesn’t speak a word, but chauppiLu is able to relay everything you need to know to make your own iPad stand in less than two minutes.

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