IFTTT is a really cool app that lets you create “recipes” that create certain triggers when specific actions take place. IFTTT stands for “If This Then That.” Users can create formulas or browse premade ones to help keep them connected to other apps and events. Today, the company updated the app with some very useful channels. Plus, IFTTT is no supported on the iPad.
iPads in the marketplace are growing more and more popular because they are relatively affordable and very flexible. While they can easily do more than traditional cash registers, they are also more fragile and if not protected they can easily be dropped and broken. A new product line from Kensington is designed with point of sale applications in mind.
Greenpeace recently released a report on tech companies and their role in creating a “Green Internet.” Companies across the globe are turning to renewable energy. Apple was spotlighted in the company’s report for being the “most innovative and aggressive in pursuing its commitment to be 100% renewable powered.”
Every year on this date, we wish the iPad a Happy Birthday. Sure, it is silly to send birthday greetings to an inanimate object. The iPad doesn’t even eat cake. Wishing Happy Birthday to Apple’s best invention is more of a way to reflect on the things we love about the tablet and how it has changed our lives than anything else.
The 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference is officially set for June 2 – 6 at Moscone West in San Francisco. The WWDC is a yearly highlight for developers who are navigating freshly announced software and hardware offerings, and has been an increasingly popular event each year. Tickets are will be made available through random selection to those who apply before April 7th at 10:00.
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.