Every once in a while there is a story about people using technology in a really amazing way to make an important difference in the world. Such a story published by theguardian.com comes out of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya where iPads and drones are being used to protect elephants from poachers.
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 so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
When Namco Bandai announced their new app Rakoo’s Adventure and called it a “love’n’run” game I immediately assumed it was a dating app or something more sinister. Boy was I wrong. It’s a fun endless running game that has lovable characters and beautiful graphics.
This week’s theme appears to be Steampunk. Chillingo just launched its new tower defense game, Steampunk Tower, and Warner Bros. has released its own Steampunk inspired game. AdventChewers is all about the bubble gum, but there is plenty of future-meets-old-timey action going on in this hot air balloon-filled world.
Accessory maker Griffin Technologies has been working with Austria-based artist group Papernomad for a while now. The two recently collaborated to bring us a customizable iPad sleeve. It is customizable because you can paint, color, and sketch all over it to make your own, unique protective cover for your Apple Tablet. Today, Griffin announced the launch of a new Papernomad accessory, the Tootsie Folio for iPad.
Grab your goggles and your laser shooter because you are about to join forces to stop an invasion of coal and steam powered enemy vehicles that have weapons from the future. Where else can you find a combination of renaissance era dresses and photon pistols than the Steampunk Tower.
Welcome back to another edition of our weekly music column. We are big fans of music around here. Whether we are listening to it, or creating it, we love all things music related. Each week, we try to track down apps and accessories that we think musicians and music lovers will like as much as we do. Last time, we told you about the electronic drum synthesizer app STIX, from Twisted Electronics.
This week, we have another big announcement from IK Multimedia. Today, their newest product, the iRig BlueBoard is available for purchase and ready to ship. Now, you’ll be able to shred on your axe using those sweet effects pedals without needing to plug in.
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.
One limitation of current tablets is the lack of feedback when touching the screen. I miss the feel of my laptop keyboard and the click on my trackpad but there is news coming out of Disney Research that they are developing a way to provide friction on a touch screen which is able to simulate a 3D experience.