As tablets grow in popularity, it is becoming clearer to industry professionals that desktop computers and laptops are on their way out. Research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) recently released a report that shows tablets will grow by nearly 60 percent in 2013 and are on schedule to overtake all PC sales by 2015.
It seems like the well is running dry right now. Apple has gone longer without a new product announcement than it has since 2010. While it is good to see that the company is spending more time making sure they don’t launch products before they are ready, it sure does make the rest of us antsy. It also opens up tech media to accept any old rumor that passes by. This time, Korean-based ETNews is reporting that Apple is planning on launching a larger sized tablet sometime next year. Read More »
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 90% off, a couple are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
As we get closer and closer to the launch of iOS 7, we are reminded of how fleeting our knowledge is of the iPad’s software. Today, we may be able to tell you how to sync your Notes app between devices. However, once Apple’s next mobile operating system is released, that could all go out the window.
Every week here at Padgadget, we offer tips and tricks to using your iPad to its fullest abilities. Last week, we told you how to load digital movies onto your iPad.
This week, we want to help you organize your photos better so that when you have a vacation slide show party, you don’t accidentally include pictures of your rare skin condition.
It’s Monday and, while many of you are off soaking up the sun, relaxing with the kids, or heading to a BBQ, there are still plenty of apps for us to tell you about. Each week, Apple spotlights a couple of apps as good enough to be the Editor’s Choice. Last week, the award went to a fantastic music app that explores the note-by-note details of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.
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 so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
You know you’ve made it big when Jon Stewart makes fun of you. On Wednesday’s episode of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” America’s favorite news comedian took jabs at Apple’s Maps app and fishy tax evasion tactics. But, the real subjects of his humorous ranting were the members of the Senate tasked with grilling the iPad maker.
For years now, some techies have complained about Apple’s overabundance of skeuomorphic design. While it has been the company’s traditional look, rumors have been swirling that Apple’s Senior Vice President of Industrial Design has something to say about it. Since Jon Ive is leading the charge to overhaul iOS, we may see some major design changes that will leave Apple’s next mobile operating system a bit flat.
If you’re looking for a deal on a 4th Gen iPad or iPad mini, check out the recent price drops on Apple certified refurbished models. A buyer can save 15 percent on most models. This is the second time Apple has dropped prices on refurbished tablets. The first set of mark downs came in March 2013, as these tablet models arrived in Apple’s refurbished store for the first time. All of Apple’s refurbished products come with a 1-year warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
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Well, it’s Friday again. This time, we’ve got a nice long weekend to look forward to. Fridays are great for finishing up on the week’s business and getting ready for a relaxing bit of fun. Every Friday, we spotlight a classic arcade or console game that brings back our days of youth. Last week, we reminded you of afternoons listening to Bad Religion and driving through city streets, looking for fares with Crazy Taxi.
This week, we are only going back about half a decade with another console game that may have had you glued to your boob tube for hours of afterschool fun.