New iPhones and iPads: New Release Dates and New Patents

New iPhones and iPads: New Release Dates and New Patents

It certainly isn’t a coincidence then that dates for the next iPhone and iPad appeared in a new rumor shortly after Samsung amped up the hype for their newest phone. With news that Apple’s stock has hit the lowest price in over a year, the additional news of the latest Apple patent might not be coincidental either.

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The Tablet Buying Guide (For Those Who Are Not Into iPad)

The Tablet Buying Guide (For Those Who Are Not Into iPad)

The iPad is a pretty nice tablet. It has a lot of features that tie into the Apple ecosystem really well. But what if you aren’t part of the Mac cult? The long list of alternative tablets can make a person go nuts trying to get an idea of which ones are worth your money.

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How to Hard Reset Your iPad [Quick Tips]

How to Hard Reset Your iPad [Quick Tips]

Sometimes your iPad may start to act funny, such as running slow or freezing up. If this ever happens to you, there’s an easy solution that usually takes care of the problem right away. That solution is simply to perform a hard reset on your iPad. Resetting an iPad just means that your data and settings will be refreshed, which helps to reset buggy apps among other things. Basically, it’s like the restart function on your computer.

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Reinventing Scrapbooking with Scrapnote for iPad

Reinventing Scrapbooking with Scrapnote for iPad

When trying out Scrapnote a couple of weeks ago, I mainly did it to give scrapbooking a try. I wasn’t looking at the app as anything outside of that at first, however, as I dug a bit more into the app, I found Scrapnote really reinventing what scrapbooking meant to the modern individual. Let’s check out how it works and how it reinvents itself.

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The Differences Between an iPad and a Kindle Fire

The Differences Between an iPad and a Kindle Fire

The release of the new Amazon Kindle Fire makes the selection of a tablet a more difficult task. If you are sourcing for a tablet, this article shows the differences between the Kindle Fire and iPad and help you decide which tablet you should get.

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A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

Learning at a prestigious college is an opportunity possible for very few. From Harvard to Stanford, the admission criteria for most of those colleges prevented many from attending. However, would you ever believe that you could learn from the professors of many of these colleges straight from your Mac and iOS device, as if you […]

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6 Little Known iPad Secrets

6 Little Known iPad Secrets

There’s nothing more rewarding than finding out new tips or secrets on your favorite device. I’m on my second iPad since last summer, and I’m still finding new tips or tricks. Each time I find one it brings out a raised eyebrow and makes me realize how easy things would be had I known about […]

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Solving the WiFi Problem on the New iPad

Solving the WiFi Problem on the New iPad

No matter how great the technology being developed, they can never be bug-free. There’s always something unexpected that goes wrong, causing the manufacturer to have to quickly problem-solve to keep their customers happy. Apple seems to have their share of these types of problems, whether they just have many problems, or whether theirs just become […]

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Is the $40 Pricetag for Omnifocus for iPad Worth It?

Is the $40 Pricetag for Omnifocus for iPad Worth It?

Curiosity finally got the best of me. When I peruse new apps and lists of the “top” or “best” apps, the productivity app, OmniFocus, consistently shows up. I’m a sucker for anything that’s going to make my life and/or work easier. I would always look into it on iTunes, but the $79.99 pricetag for the […]

By Laura Tucker -
Test Windows 8 On Your iPad With Splashtop’s App!

Test Windows 8 On Your iPad With Splashtop’s App!

Conventionally, if you want to test Windows 8 applications, you will have to buy a tablet that runs the operating system. This extra expense is just something that might bother you, especially if you don’t plan to use the tablet heavily. To test a simple app and get it out there on the market, or […]

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How to Protect Your New iPad

How to Protect Your New iPad

Unlike laptops, iPads don’t have a ready-made hard case that keep it protected naturally. Laptops close up to make the screen inaccessible to being scratched or broken, and to keep the contents on the hard drive safe. While iPads can do many of the same things as a laptop and can be easier to work […]

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10 Apps and Accessories For Your New iPad

10 Apps and Accessories For Your New iPad

With your new iPad now feeling more at home among your other gadgets, it’s now time to treat your new iPad to a couple of gifts. First off, what is an iPad without great applications? There are many applications out there that your new iPad is waiting to enjoy and we will outline some of […]

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The Ultimate iPad Buyer Guide

The Ultimate iPad Buyer Guide

If you are in the market to get yourself your very first iPad, you will find that the buying option is not as easy as it should be. From which iPad should I get, which plan should I sign up, to which apps should I install, they are all small, yet important decisions that you […]

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New iPad App Survival Kit: Essential Apps to Install On Your New iPad

New iPad App Survival Kit: Essential Apps to Install On Your New iPad

The App Store seems to have a skewed idea of the basic necessities for operating an iPad. They offer a collection of applications that they refer to as the “Apps Starter Kit,” but the apps included are far from necessities. Discussing with potential new iPad owners what they would need to run an iPad, it […]

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6 iOS Apps For Getting In Shape

6 iOS Apps For Getting In Shape

Spring is only a couple of weeks away. This means that individuals who are wanting to get into tip-top shape for summer are either beginning or in the height of reaching weight loss goal. However, if you haven’t started to work on your summer weight loss goal just yet, we have a couple of applications […]

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How the New iPad Stack Up Against iPad 2

How the New iPad Stack Up Against iPad 2

With the recent release of the new iPad, the question out there for many people is if it’s really worth it to upgrade to the new iPad after just a year of iPad 2 ownership. Is it really worth it go out there and spend another $500 plus just for a new one? Apple is […]

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What You Need To Know About The New Apple’s iPad

What You Need To Know About The New Apple’s iPad

Apple announced the newest generation of the iPad on March 7th. This generation is known simply as iPad, not iPad 3 or iPad HD as many have expected. As usual, right after the announcement, the iPad immediately went out of stock as thousands of Apple fans rushed to pre-order the device. However, is this newest […]

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Finally, A Full Photo Editing App For iOS Devices

Finally, A Full Photo Editing App For iOS Devices

One of the most anticipated features of iOS 5 was the photo editing capabilities. The edits that are now possible in the Photos app are helpful and in some ways plenty, but there are times when more editing is desired, causing a return to a computer to do a more complete job of editing. Most […]

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Apple Textbooks: On Its Way to Revolutionizing Education

Apple Textbooks: On Its Way to Revolutionizing Education

The latest brainchild out of the Apple idea factory is textbooks that are published through their iBooks app. While it may seem like Apple is sticking its nose in an area it doesn’t need to be in, the ideas so far, in just the beginning stages of the program, are definitely admirable. It’s easy to […]

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How to Add Photos to Facebook on iPad More Easily

How to Add Photos to Facebook on iPad More Easily

If there’s one thing that bothers me about the Facebook app for iPad, it’s that I can’t add captions onto my photos. I can do that by opening Facebook in Safari, but I can’t add the photos through there, nor can I do batch photos. This means a process of constantly moving back and forth […]

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Become An Acclaimed Author With iBooks Author For Mac

Become An Acclaimed Author With iBooks Author For Mac

Apple had an education event in late January in New York that allowed any company to dip their foot in the textbook industry. This was through the release of iBooks 2, a more textbook focused iBooks app than the previous version, for the iPad. In addition, Apple released iTunes U for iPhone, allowing individuals to […]

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How to Keep Data on iOS Device Private

How to Keep Data on iOS Device Private

One of the problems with iOS devices is that they are so universal and can do so many different things that they often aren’t used by just one person. Yet sometimes you have pictures, notes, and websites that you might not want the whole family privy to. That’s where My Secret App comes in handy. […]

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Keeping Your Kids Safe on iOS Devices

Keeping Your Kids Safe on iOS Devices

If there is one thing more disturbing on the news these days, it’s the amount of trusted adults that are being arrested for sexual offenses on kids. It makes parents lose all sense of how to keep their children safe, when they don’t even know if the child’s teacher, coach, uncle, or neighbor can be […]

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How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

For many consumers these days, a Mac of any type can be a really difficult purchase to make. Some individuals find the price too difficult to look past. This makes some people feel that there are no alternatives toward getting a Mac, with some refurbished models still considered quite high. However, there is a great […]

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Performing Search In iOS: What’s Your Alternatives?

Performing Search In iOS: What’s Your Alternatives?

With iOS, there are choices when using a search engine. You can either use it from within Safari or another browser, just like you would in Mac OS, or you can use a separate search engine app. Which option you choose depends much on personal preference. There are even several choices for different search engine […]

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Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

There are many location-based applications available on the App Store today for the iPhone. From FourSquare to Gowalla, you have many choices, unique of each other, to choose from. They are great, but there are many times when I know I have a dinner with some friends that night, but forget to check-in. In another […]

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Two Apps to Help With Craigslist Search [iPad]

Two Apps to Help With Craigslist Search [iPad]

Craigslist is maturing into the premiere way for people to place their classified ads, whether it be to sell merchandise, place a personal ad, or look for a job. There are so many different Craiglist lists out there that it can get a big overwhelming, but a few iPad apps make that entire process much […]

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Amazon Cloud Reader: An Improved Reading Experience For The iPad

Amazon Cloud Reader: An Improved Reading Experience For The iPad

Just in case catching up with your reading wasn’t easy enough on the Kindle apps for iOS and Mac, Amazon has made it even easier. Previously, iOS apps turned the iPhone and iPad into Kindles, and allowed the same reading experience on a Mac. Now they have taken the experience one step further. It’s not […]

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The Best of Apple at CES 2012

The Best of Apple at CES 2012

We all know that Apple itself doesn’t go to CES, or at least not to show off new gadgets, but third party companies are there to show off some of their newest creations in the form of iOS accessories and add-ons. At CES, there were a ton of these ranging from cases to hook ups […]

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Get the News You Want with the Zite App for iOS

Get the News You Want with the Zite App for iOS

One of our local newspapers isn’t even printing a paper anymore on Saturdays. This has to be the direct result of the ability to get the news on a computer or mobile device. The Zite app for iOS helps defeat the newspaper world even more by only delivering the news you want.

By Laura Tucker -
Use Calvetica As An Alternative to iOS Calendar App

Use Calvetica As An Alternative to iOS Calendar App

The Calendar and Reminders apps in the iOS software definitely work better since the release of iOS 5, but is there something better out there? If you go to the App Store, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices of To Do List apps and Calendar apps. Where do you start? […]

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Watch Continuous Videos On YouTube With NowBox [iPad]

Watch Continuous Videos On YouTube With NowBox [iPad]

Ever wish you could just watch YouTube videos continuously without the constant searching in between each find, good or bad? NowBox for iPad makes it all possible. Sure, within YouTube itself you can save your favorite videos to a playlist to watch in a constant stream, but what about videos that are new to you? […]

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7 Free Apps to Listen to the Radio on the iPad

7 Free Apps to Listen to the Radio on the iPad

I don’t always want to listen to my own music on the iPad. Many times I simply enjoy listening to the radio. I have an app that I have used for years on the iPhone and now use it as well on the iPad. However, it has become very outdated and wasn’t working as well […]

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Work Remotely On Windows/Mac From Your iOS Devices

Work Remotely On Windows/Mac From Your iOS Devices

This is something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. If we can use our iOS devices as remotes for desktop computers, and if we can run desktop computer screens remotely from another computer, why not run  desktop computer screens remotely with an iOS device? Researching it, I found there are many apps claiming to do […]

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Troubleshooting WiFi Issue on iOS Devices

Troubleshooting WiFi Issue on iOS Devices

We’ve all been there. While returning the email sent by your boss or looking up the directions to an important meeting that you’re already five minutes late to, the app you’re using tells you that you have no Internet connection. You dart your eyes to the upper left corner of your device and notice the […]

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Popplet: Getting Your Ideas Organized Easily in iPad

Popplet: Getting Your Ideas Organized Easily in iPad

It’s always great when you can write a review within the app you’re reviewing. Popplet allows for the organization of ideas, thoughts, and projects. Not only great for writers, it’s also very useful for anyone with information they want to plot out. I have tried other Productivity apps that organize ideas graphically, but Popplet is […]

By Laura Tucker -
Using FTP on Your iPad

Using FTP on Your iPad

Because I try to do as much computer work on my iPad as possible, one of the apps I was eager to find was something that could handle FTP tasks, mainly with transfers to my website. I’ve struggled to find FTP solutions even on my Mac, as they never seem to work easily enough for […]

By Laura Tucker -
Holiday Gift Guide for the Techno Geeks [iPad]

Holiday Gift Guide for the Techno Geeks [iPad]

If you’re wondering what to get your favorite techo geek for the holidays this year, look no further than than The Daily Gadget Guide. It can provide some great one-stop shopping, eliminating the hassles. It has products from the ultra-cheap to the fantastically expensive, and looks great to boot. The Daily explains this gift guide […]

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Keeping Up to Date with Integrated Tweeting in iOS 5

Keeping Up to Date with Integrated Tweeting in iOS 5

Under the newest operating software for Apple mobile devices, iOS 5, it’s easier than ever to keep up to date. Not only is there an improved Facebook app that works great on iPhone as well as a new version for iPad, but access to that other big social network, Twitter, has been improved as well. […]

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