Rumors that Apple would someday launch a branded television set date back to 2011. At the time, unnamed suppliers were claiming knowledge of 32-inch screens and analysts were predicting a release date of 2013. Word on the street was that Apple was meeting with TV executives to work out deals for content. By December of 2012, Apple executives were openly discussing their feelings about current television experiences.
Intel is the largest provider of processor chips in the world… for desktop and laptop computers. Recently tech analysts have predicted that mobile computing will overtake traditional home computers and every household will be more likely to have a tablet in every room than a space-hogging desktop. That is bad news for Intel. They haven’t successfully captured the mobile processor market.
— Angry Birds (@AngryBirds) February 12, 2014
Just when you thought the Angry Birds Phenomenon was finally winding down, the game’s Developer let slip a few images and a telling hash tag on Twitter that points to the imminent launch of a new Angry Birds title. Read More »
Oyster has made it clear that they want to be the ‘Netflix’ of subscription ebook services and they have taken another step in that direction by partnering with Disney to add 100 titles in a new dedicated children’s section. While you might assume that children’s books from Disney would be picture books or heavily illustrated, in this case you would be wrong because they are almost all chapter books.
There has been a lot of buzz lately as to what new products Apple has for us in 2014. A lot of information is coming through the pipeline that Apple will launch a wearable computing device, dubbed the iWatch, in the first half of the year. Apple’s own job listings are hinting at the need for NPI Engineers to work with “new platforms as of now unannounced.” Alongside this information, J.P. Morgan recently wrote a note to investors that Apple might be headed toward a new “iAnywhere” computing platform.
Tech news blog Which? recently tested the top tablets for a variety of performance ratings. While the iPad Air tested below Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) for speed, Apple’s newest tablet swam circles around the others for battery performance.
Last August, Flurry released a report showing that iPhone users preferred to take their fun on the go, while iPad owners preferred to stay indoors with their technology. Today, Chitika released a new study that shows iPad users tend to be more active at night, while Microsoft Surface owners prefer to use their tablets during work hours. That either means the Surface is used more for work than fun, or users are slacking off on the job.
Now that Flappy Bird has flown the coop, casual gamers are looking for something as equally simple, but equally challenging. Plenty of clones have popped into the App Store to fill the void, but for some, the sting of the fresh wound hurts too much to replace one bird with another.
Unroll me is a simple, but challenging puzzle game that will give you something to do while waiting to catch the bus, but might be so addicting that you will waste your life playing it instead of feeding the kids.
There are hundreds, if not more, do-it-yourself projects for iPad and iPad mini cases floating around on the Internet. You can make a case out of an old painting or an old leather jacket. You can decorate a hard shell with old magazine images or Mod Podge it with some cute material. You can even turn a simple bubble mailer into a very classy protector for your iPad or iPad mini. But, what about the super cool Sleep/Wake function that Apple added to their tablets a few years ago? How can you turn your DIY iPad mini case into a fully functioning cover?
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 75% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.