Flurry Analytics regularly publishes information regarding app use from more than 400,000 titles and more than 1.2 billion mobile devices worldwide. Oftentimes, the data generated by the company includes information regarding who is using what app and when. Today’s report tells us what types of people are most using what types of apps the most, giving us a little insight into gift ideas for the holiday season.
Well, it’s official. Apple just purchased PrimeSense, the company behind the development of Microsoft’s Kinect motion sensor technology. Last week, Israeli news site Calcalist was reporting that the two companies were in talks. Today, according to AllThingsD, Apple Spokesperson Kristin Huguet recently confirmed the acquisition with the news blog. The question everyone is wondering now is, “What does this mean for iOS?
Welcome back to another of our weekly iPad tips and trick articles. Here at PadGadget, we know how difficult it is to keep track of everything there is to know about the iPad, especially when Apple keeps changing things on us. That is why, each week, we try to offer tips and advice on how to make your iPad work for you. Last week, we told you how you can bring back the thicker default font that makes reading on the iPad more like it was in iOS 6.
It’s Monday again. That means putting our nose to the grindstone and our brains into storage. Or, it means putting on our thinking caps and taking off our gardening shoes. Depends on what you do for a living. It also means we talk about apps and games that Apple has spotlighted with the Editor’s Choice award. Last week, Apple awarded a fun DIY label and card template app. I’ve already designed and purchased a PDF of gift tags. Handmade holiday cards are next.
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.
Autism research is close to my heart because I have twin boys that are on the autism spectrum. That’s why I felt it was important to share a study by Ann Kaiser, a researcher at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, who used iPads to help teach autistic to speak.
Have you checked out your Dropbox app today? Now that Apple has added the automatic update feature to the App Store, it is easy to miss new additions to apps as they are downloaded without our knowledge. That won’t happen to you with Dropbox 3.0. The completely redesigned app will be noticeable to you the moment you access your files from your iPad.
Apple’s surprise launch of the new iPad mini with Retina display was an unusual move for a company whose marketing techniques have become the envy of the world. The 7.9-inch tablet was quietly made available for personal pickup across the nation in the middle of the night on Nov. 12. Only a few hours after its launch, the tablet was already seeing the stresses of low availability as stores were selling out of the few units they had available for in-store pickup of online orders. This past Tuesday, reports were coming in that many stores were already sold out of the 16GB and 128GB models of iPad mini with Retina display.
On Oct. 22, when the iPad Air was unveiled, Apple showed a video of various places that its flagship tablet has been. From the depths of the ocean to the insides of the human body, the iPad has been just about everywhere. Today, the company launched a new campaign showing some of those amazing places on a new webpage, Life on iPad.
Welcome back to another edition of our weekly classic and retro games spotlight. Every Friday, we take a trip down memory lane and bring up games from our childhood. Some of our childhoods started earlier than others and some of our childhoods have lasted longer than others. Last week, we told you about the Street Fighter homage Samurai Shodown II.
This week, we wanted to give the spotlight to a fantastic 4X game whose original came out more than two decades ago. If you are looking for a game where you explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate, it doesn’t get more classic than Civilization.