Category: iPad News

Popular Email App ‘Boxer’ Now Finally Available on iPad

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More and more, iOS users are turning to third-party email clients to help them get to inbox-zero. It’s not that Apple’s native Email app is bad. It’s just that there are so many other things you can do with email that isn’t included with the iOS version.

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PadGadget’s Sound Stage: Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes Takes You on a Strange Trip

Lennon Berumda Tapes 3Welcome back to another of our weekly postings on music. We are big fans of the audio entertainment category around these parts and we like to talk about apps and accessories that musicians and music lovers. Last week, we told you about Yamaha’s follow up Tenori-on digital replica. The TRN-e – US will turn your dance party into a dark disco.

This week, we are taking things down a notch and traveling back to a time when the Beatles’ John Lennon took a pleasant trip to Bermuda and came back with his final studio album. Unfortunately, less than a month after the album, “Double Fantasy,” was released, Lennon was gunned down.

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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 3 productivity / entertainment apps and 4 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 67% off, a couple 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 »

Google Launches Apple Newsstand Competitor for Android with iOS App to Follow in 2014

Google Play Newsstand 2Even though the iPad is a great device for playing games, browsing the web, and sending emails, one of my favorite things to do on my Apple tablet is read magazines. Maybe it’s because I love magazines so much. Shopping for magazines is nearly as awesome as shopping for records. My Newsstand app is full of my favorite subscriptions and I love downloading new issues as they arrive. Google has decided it was time to compete with Apple in the magazine arena by launching their own Newsstand app for Android. Now, tablet owners of all kinds can share in the joy of a new issue on their tablet.

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Travelzoo Launches ‘Map the World’ for iPad, Learn World Geography with Puzzles

Map the World 2Travelzoo is a deal finder website for travel. They publish discounts on hotel, air, car, and packages from more than 2,000 travel and entertainment companies. You can receive weekly emails for trips around the world with huge sales of 20 to 70 percent off. This week, the company released an app for the iPad that helps kids get excited about traveling the globe by teaching them where they fit into the world. It is a great geography lesson for adults, as well.

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Microsoft Releases New ‘SmartGlass’ iOS app Ahead of XBOX One Console Launch

Xbox One SmartGlass 2This Friday, Microsoft is launching the next big thing in console gaming. Today, the company released an iOS app that is expected to work seamlessly with the Xbox One. You’ll be able to use your iPad as a remote for the new gaming console, plus browse the web, keep track of other gamers, and communicate with friends.

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‘Apple Store for iPad’ App Re-imagines Mobile Shopping Experience

Apple Store for iPad 2Well, it’s about time. I always use the Apple Store app to purchase products. I live 10 miles from an Apple retail store and it is always packed with people. So, I use the app to browse for what I want, Then, I order it, pay for it, and am able to walk in and out the physical store in just a few minutes. When Apple added their line of tablets and smartphones as an in-store pick up option, I was overjoyed. What I didn’t like was having to use my four-inch screen to purchase my iPad Air in the middle of the night. I’ve always wondered why Apple didn’t optimize the Apple Store app for the iPad.

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Paint On-the-Go With New Nomad Mini 2

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While iOS features many apps for drawing, sketching and painting, it’s not very easy to create detailed works of art with one’s finger. While finger painting is fun for some, others may see tools that better emulate what it’s like to draw or paint on a tactile surface.

One such example is the Nomad Brush stylus, and those who are looking for a more portable, improved product may find that the brush’s newest iteration, the Nomad Mini 2, meets their requirements.

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PadGadget’s DIY iPad Project Spotlight: DIY iPad Capacitive Joystick

DIY iPad Joystick 1As the holiday season approaches, crafters around the nation are grabbing their sewing needles, hot glue guns, and materials for a present-making frenzy. This is the perfect time of the year to work on your DIY skills. Making stuff is so much more fun when it is for someone you love. Each week, we track down awesome DIY projects that are made for the iPad. Last week, we showed you a very simple crochet pattern for making a protective sleeve for your iPad mini with Retina display. Did you watch the crochet tutorial?

This week, we have a fun DIY project for the gamer in your life. You may have heard of the Joystick-It Arcade Stick for iPad by ThinkGeek. I have one. I love it. I use it all the time. It is awesome. We found a clever DIY project that you can follow to create your very own version of the iPad accessory. I can’t promise it will work as well as the Joystick-It, but the idea is worth the effort.

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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 3 productivity / entertainment apps and 4 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 67% 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 »

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