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 80% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
People love to gold plate things. Whether it is a tooth, a car, or a suit, gold is the epitome of luxury. Yes, we even like to gold plate iPads. In Dubai, UAE, the “world’s only 7-Star hotel” knows how to show off its riches in style. Every guest that stays at the Burj Al Arab gets his or her own 24-carat gold plated iPad.
If you hadn’t already heard, Flickr just updated their website and completely changed their account offerings. Now, the website looks like Facebook and Instagram had a baby. Unfortunately, Flickr doesn’t have an iPad optimized app, so you either have to visit the website from your mobile browser, or double-zoom the iPhone app. 9to5Mac recently reported that the upcoming iOS update will include Flickr integration similarly to the way Facebook and Twitter is now deeply integrated with mobile Apple devices.
Apple, Inc. has come under fire recently as a U.S. Senate investigation recently revealed that the company is taking advantage of international tax loopholes, which make it possible to avoid paying taxes. Today, CEO Tim Cook went before the Senate in a hearing to explain why the tech giant has paid little or now corporate income tax on billions of dollars in overseas income.
There may be a lot of keyboard cases for the iPad out on the market, but there are not very many cases for its smaller counterpart, the iPad mini. The main problem is fitting all of those keys into such a compact area. Today, ZAGG announced the launch of two new keyboard cases for the iPad mini that promise to be the most versatile on the market.
LifeProof makes cases for real people. The company’s iDevice accessories are water proof, dirt proof, snow proof and shock proof, so whether you want to take an iPad out on an outdoor adventure, or you’re just worried about dropping it, these sturdy cases will protect your tablet. LifeProof’s newest case, which will be available for sale next month, will protect the iPad mini that is slim and sleek, yet allows access to all the important device buttons.
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 60% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
In an age when we are consuming massive amounts of plastic, paper, and other materials, it is great to see a company finding a way to make something old into something new. Station Supply Company started by making iPhone skins out of fire hoses. Today, the accessory maker offers three different lines of covers for both iPhones and iPads. The most recent is the Life Raft collection repurposed from rubber emergency boats from a now-defunct airline.
As we get closer to Apple’s release of iOS 7, more and more jailbreak developers are finding ways around the company’s iOS 6 codes. The team that created a hack to allow T-Mobile iPhone 5 users increased data speed has just released a similar hack for AT&T. This one apparently also supports data performance for LTE and HSPA+ for the iPad.
“This hack enables Release 9 DC-HSPA+ on the iPhone 5 and iPad 3, 4, and mini as well as enhancing LTE data and signal. Though AT&T is limited to HSPA+ 21, the device itself becomes more open to an increased amount of bandwidth thus allowing for better throughput of data and data connection,” wrote Brown.
As we get closer to reaching the middle of 2013, suppliers are ramping up for production of fall launches. Although no word has officially come from Apple, rumors from the supply chain are pointing to a September release of the next generation of iPad.
According to DigitTimes, trial production of the fifth-generation iPad will begin soon, while mass production will start in July. According to an unnamed source in the supply chain, monthly shipments will ramp up to 2-3 million units in September.