New analyst predictions suggest that Touch ID is definitely coming to the next generation of iOS devices. We’ve been hearing the rumor for months now, but KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is adamant that we will see the security feature this fall.
Category: iPad News
Apple has been releasing a new Your Verse advertisement every month since the campaign launched in January 2014. We’ve seen how the iPad has been used to climb the highest mountain, protect athletes, and create beautifully choreographed dance routines. Today, Apple takes us on a trip around the world with a hearing-impaired travel writer. We also find out how an orchestra conductor writes his music.
You’ve probably heard all kinds of stories of tourists being kidnapped and held for ransom while on vacation in unfamiliar countries. But, have you heard any stories about technology being stolen and held for ransom? In Australia, hackers have found a way to gain access to iOS devices, lock them, and demand a ransom in return for release of control.
That’s right, according to The Age, hackers have been making the rounds in Queensland, SWN, Western and Southern Australia, and Victoria. Owners of iPhones, iPads, and Macs have reported having their device held hostage.
One victim in Sydney reported that she woke at 4:00 a.m. to the sound of an alarm with a pop up message on her iPhone that read, “Device hacked by Ogel Pliss. For unlock device OK.” After tapping the “OK” button, she was instructed to send $50 to a PayPal account before the device could be unlocked.
Because Instagram doesn’t offer an iPad-optimized version of their service, we are relegated to using the 2X zoom method or finding a third-party app that works. Retro is a third-party iPad app specifically designed to make your Instagram feed look like a million bucks. It was recently rebuilt with a better user interface, video downloads, and a new night theme.
Retro for Instagram lets you connect your Instagram feed so you can view your friends’ posts, “like” pictures, comment, and follow new users. You can view posts by hashtags, see uploads from other users, and discover new Instagramers with the curated trending now section.
Last week, Fingerlab launched a new iOS platform game that looks good enough to be a console game. The quality graphics combine with the retro gameplay to bring a solid arcade style game to the iPad.
Atom Run is a platform game that requires skills and timing that push your abilities to their maximum. The game may seem easy on the surface, but if you want to get anywhere, you’ve got to be good.
The Rubik’s Cube turned 40 years old this week. It may not have exactly stood the test of time the way some other toys do, but even younger generations know what that colorful cube is and how hard it is to solve. In celebration, we wanted to let you know that there’s an app for that.
When you know you are going to be on the move for a long time, but want to keep your tech stuff close at hand, Booq has the perfect solution with the latest addition to their Boa collection.
The Boa Flow Graphite is specially designed to store your newest gadgets while maintaining a rugged, but good-looking style. You won’t want to leave the house without the Flow Graphite on your back.
Whoever says you can’t use an iPad as a musical instrument has never heard of the iRing by IK Multimedia. This interesting and unique set of touch less controllers makes it possible for you to mix loops, trigger beats, and set parameters using the special iRing Music Maker app.
Twelve South’s popular Rutledge Edition BookBook has been a fan favorite of iPad carrying professionals for a few years now. Today, the company announced that, for the first time ever, the Rutledge BookBook has been redesigned for iPad Air and iPad mini.