There are a lot of sheet music apps out there that let you write music for piano, woodwinds, and keyboards. Guitar tab writing apps are much fewer and farther between. You can use basic sheet music apps, but it would be nice if there were an app dedicated to creating song structure for guitar, bass, banjo, and other fingerpicking instruments.
We’ve been hearing rumors for a few months now that Amazon had plans to add its own set-top box into the market. Speculations ranged from it being a Chromecast-like stick to including a game controller. The company recently increased the cost of Amazon Prime, which includes instant streaming of T.V. shows and movies, further fueling the spread of rumors that the company would be launching a set-top box. Today, Amazon officially announced the launch of Android-powered Fire TV, which is available as of now from the online retail giant’s website.
The Walt Disney Company and DISH Network Corporation announced today that they’ve worked out their differences to the tune of a long-term, wide-range distribution deal that would allow subscribers to the cable company access to Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content on T.V., PC, mobile devices, gaming consoles, and set-top boxes.
Fantastical is one of the most popular calendar apps around. Until today, the detailed organizer, event creator, and daily task manager was only available on the iPhone and Mac. Flexibits just released Fantastical 2 for iPad, so you can now keep track of your schedule with a full 9.7-inches of screen space.
Fantastical 2 for iPad is a comprehensive calendar app that lets the user add events, list reminders, and view the week or month’s schedule with a beautiful interface. The iPad-only version is much more than a stretched-out version of the iPhone app. Flexibits has made sure to use the additional screen space to add more features and make the view more convenient.
The capybara is probably the most adorable rodent to have ever existed (sorry Guinea Pig). It looks like a mix between a squirrel and a rabbit, but it is about the size of a pig. Kapibarasan is probably the most adorable character ever to be created in Japan (Sorry Hello Kitty). Today, Namco Bandai launched a new app that might be the most adorable match-three game to every appear in the App Store.
Apple has just announced that, starting today, anyone with an Apple ID will be able to create mobile advertisements for iOS using the company’s mobile-ad management took, iAd Workbench. Until today, the service was only available to registered app developers.
This is great news for small businesses and companies looking to advertise, but don’t want to register as an app developer to do so. Now, iAD Workbench will be open to a variety of users.
A few months ago, we told you about a very simple project that turns a remote control holder from Ikea that was turned into a couch pocket for your iPad. It is such a clever idea to have something to throw over an armrest that can hold your tablet when you don’t have table or lap space available. Today, we wanted to show you another DIY armrest project, only this one doesn’t require a trip to Ikea.
This fun, spring like sewing project comes from Kathy at Crafty Chica. With some sample-sized swatches of thick, durable fabrics, she was able to make an iPad caddy that you can take with you anywhere you go.
Since today is April Fool’s Day, I’m not trusting anything that anyone says or does. Tomorrow, everything will be cleared up and back to normal. But, today I’m just going to assume everyone is lying to me. Comedy Central has just launched a brand new app that allows fans to watch hundreds of hours worth of their favorite episodes in one official app. If this is a prank, the company went to a lot of trouble to get us.
The current patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung has been put on hold after a shocking announcement was made that the two monolithic corporations had formalized a plan to combine Android and iOS onto a single tablet device named the iPad Universal. The deal has been under development since late 2012 but had hit some road bumps in development, which were overcome when Samsung realized how much they stood to lose in court and Apple saw a golden opportunity.