Archive for June, 2011
Wacom, makers of the popular Wacom Bamboo Tablets, have released a new digital paper note book app for iPad. The app enables users to use their own handwriting to sketch thoughts and ideas on the digital note book.
While the app can be used without a stylus, it works most effectively with one. Wacom positions their Bamboo stylus with the app, but you could just as easily use any other iPad-compatible … Read More
Apple has just released a new iPad 2 TV commercial titled, “Now”. These new iPad 2 commercials are dramatic, emotional, and definitely go straight to the point: the iPad can make your life better, unlike ever before. Jeez, what happened to our pre-iPad lives? I don’t even remember what it’s like to hold a book anymore.
More juicy news on the iPad 2 jailbreak front! Based on a Tweet, now deleted, sent out by Comex, developer of the popular Jailbreakme.com Safari hack, it seems that the jailbreak tool for the iPad 2 could be released today!
It has been known for some time that Comex has been working on an iPad 2 jailbreak tool but until recently, no specific release dates were available.
Reports tonight point to Facebook finally developing a native iPad app. Like the iPhone app, the Facebook iPad app will be free.
A New York Times source has also revealed that the iPad app will have an “amazing” media browser for direct photo and video uploading. At this time it seems the app is almost ready to go and should be available within a few weeks.
Over the last year, there … Read More
iSpy For Kids, a new game that was recently released in the App Store, aims to stimulate the minds of children!
The game works really well with kids of all ages, so if you’re a parent, brother, sister, or just have children using your iPad, check this game out.
The game works by first having the player choose a scenario and then the player is given a checklist of objects to spot … Read More
New evidence this week points to a future version of the iPad to feature Apple’s Retina display with a resolution of 2048×1536. At this resolution, this rumored display is double the pixels of that on the iPad 2.
You can say a lot of things about iOS 5. You can say that it’s trying to play catch up with Android. You can even say it’s a great leap forward for the platform; ensuring it stays the leader in the mobile OS space. What I’ve heard a lot of, however, is how Apple has effectively crushed their developer base and stolen/incorporated existing 3rd party app functionality into the … Read More
One of the announced features of iOS 5 at the WWDC 2011 keynote was AirPlay Mirroring. Apple didn’t demonstrate this, but essentially this feature will stream your iPad’s homescreen to your Apple TV 2–wirelessly.
Here’s how to setup AirPlay Mirroring:
1. Install iOS 5 on both your iPad 2 and Apple TV 2 (developer account required).
2. Turn on your Apple TV 2. Double tap the Home button on your … Read More
iPhone hacker @comex has tweeted this afternoon a cryptic teaser, hinting at a possible jailbreak coming for the iPad 2 and iOS 5.
For those who have never tried a JailbreakMe.com jailbreak, it exploits Mobile Safari allowing for the easiest and fastest jailbreak ever, and was available for iPad users on iOS 3.2.1. The downside is the loop holes are usually fixed easily by Apple, so it would make … Read More
If you’re using the iOS 5 beta, and you use Maps on your iOS device, you’ll love the new features in Google Maps.
With the updated iOS 5, users can now choose between multiple routes when traveling to a destination. When you set up a route in Maps, you are presented with at least one or two routes to get to where you want to go. On the map you’ll see … Read More