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Lookout iMovie, Avid Studio App For The iPad Is Here [Video Review + Tutorial]
by on February 5, 2012

When it comes to editing video on your iPad, arguably your best choice has been Apple’s iMovie. It’s cheap, simple to use and turns out a nice finished product.

However, it isn’t perfect by any means. It has a lot of flaws when it comes to advanced editing and real customization.

So when I noticed Avid Studio in the App Store for the iPad, I was … Read More

Review: PressReader for iPad
by on January 17, 2012

It’s no secret – the newspaper industry is facing some pretty tough times. Print subscription volumes have been slowly declining year over year, and with it follow print advertising revenues. While many of them have made the transition to online versions and subscription models, they’re still finding difficulty making the it work. Moreover, the online experience has a number of shortcomings compared to its print sibling; desktop news sites have … Read More

Skitch iPad App Now Available for Download
by on December 23, 2011

Skitch was recently acquired by Evernote, and afterwards the simplistic and easy to use photo editing app became free in the Mac App Store. Now, the company has released their iPad version of this app, which is a must download for those looking to edit photos easily. Cool features include sharing right to Evernote and also AirPlay capabilities.

iTunes description:

Express yourself with fewer words, emails and meetings…with Skitch for iPad!

Use … Read More

App Review: BBC iPlayer
by on December 6, 2011

Oh, the BBC. Depending on your age and how you grew up, it can mean one of many different things. For some, it means Coronation Street and Little Britain, and for others, it means Doctor Who or Red Dwarf. And yet, for some, it means Top Gear and the Grand Prix. Surprisingly, the BBC has done what few other broadcasters have done – be something for everyone. With this in … Read More

Apple Store App – Theory vs. Practice
by on November 29, 2011

As reported here several weeks ago, Apple released the Apple Store app here in Canada, and with it, came a number of interesting features for retail store visitors. Apple Store visitors would be able to queue up for personal service and even sign up for workshops or One on One sessions. Sounds great, no?

The benefits for Apple are great too. Not only would Apple be able to offer better retail … Read More

How To: Manage Your iCloud
by on November 8, 2011

In spite of the iOS 5 battery issues Apple announced last week, there’s still plenty to love about the latest and greatest iOS, one of which is the iCloud. Managing iCloud, however, can be a bit daunting given the scale with which iCloud backs up and syncs your information. No fear, though, here’s a quick walk-through of some of the important bits and pieces to get the most out of … Read More

Mint iOS App Updated to Support the iPad
by on October 26, 2011

Mint.com was updated last December to add support for Canada. The app is a secure way to keep track of all your finances in one place, such as all your bank accounts and credit card balances. You add accounts via the logins of your existing financial websites so nothing goes through Mint.com. The app today has been updated to support the iPad, and with it comes a new layout to … Read More

Does Google Even Care About an Android Tablet?
by on October 25, 2011

Some interesting news from Asia this past week as Google officially unveiled their latest version of Android called Ice Cream Sandwich and their new flagship phone from Samsung called the Galaxy Nexus. It’s supposed to bridge the gap between a purely phone based OS (Gingerbread) and one designed strictly for tablets (Honeycomb), and on the surface, it all seems hunky-dory. But wait…something’s missing in this equation.

If the OS is really … Read More

Review: iWork Suite for iOS 5
by on October 18, 2011

Alongside the new iOS 5 apps released last week (find me on Find My Friends), Apple has also updated a number of their other apps to make full use of iOS 5 and the iCloud – the most marketed of which are the 3 iWork suite apps. Sounds good, right? But, how does it stack up with the other office productivity suites that leverage the cloud?

The major upgrades for the … Read More

Review: BookBook Case by TwelveSouth for iPad 2
by on September 25, 2011

TwelveSouth recently announced their BookBook case for the original iPad is also compatible with the iPad 2! I thought this would be a great time to take a look at one of the most recognized iDevice accessories. TwelveSouth also has a case for the iPhone 4 named the BookBook as well, as reviewed by our sister site iPhoneinCanada.ca, here.

Here is what TwelveSouth … Read More