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Parallels Mobile Updated To Support New iPad’s Retina Display & iOS 5
by on May 3, 2012

The iOS version of popular remote desktop client Parallels has just been updated to support the new iPad’s high-resolution retina display along with full iOS 5 compatibility. Using Parallels Mobile on an iPhone, iPod touch or an iPad, users can remotely control all the applications on their Mac computers including Windows programs. The iOS app does however require Parallels Desktop for Mac running on the host computer.

From the iTunes:

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iOS 5 Split Keyboard Feature For iPad Has “Phantom Buttons” On The Edges [Screenshot]
by on February 5, 2012

With the introduction of iOS 5, the iPad received a new form of keyboard called the “split keyboard” to apparently assist in faster typing with two hands on the iPad’s bigger screen. Turns out, this split keyboard has a few “phantom buttons” on the edges (via LifeHacker). Discovered by @danfrakes from Finer Things in iOS, the hidden buttons are helpful for users who you’re used to typing Y with their left hand. So, … Read More

3 Must Have Cydia Tweaks For Your Freshly Jailbroken iPad 2 [iOS 5 Tested]
by on January 22, 2012

So, the highly anticipated untethered jailbreak for iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 is finally out and with it opens a whole new portal of Cydia tweaks for your jailbroken device. If you’re into jailbreaking (who isn’t?) and have freshly jailbroken your iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1, here are 3 must have Cydia Tweaks for your device all of which have been tested to be fully compatible.

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Retina iPad 3 Codename “J2” Discovered In iOS 5 Source Code
by on November 22, 2011

In a recent report by DigiTimes (via 9to5Mac), Apple is reportedly testing two iPad 3’s which are codenamed “J1” and “J2”. Though company has not yet finalized which one of the two prototypes should be launched, a new code string found in iOS 5 source code (screenshot below) seems to confirm the earlier report by DigiTimes. The report also claims that the J2 is actually just the 3G model and it is … 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

Siri Assistant Port For iPad 2 Already In The Works [Screenshot]
by on October 16, 2011

Siri is the ground breaking voice assistant technology introduced by Apple exclusively on the recently launched iPhone 4S. It lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Sir’s artificial intelligence actually understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Interestingly, a tweet from Aussie iOS developer Sonny Dickson reveals that a port of Siri is already in … Read More

iOS 5 iPad Update Released By Apple
by on October 12, 2011

This morning at 10AM PDT/1PM EDT, Apple finally released its much anticipated iOS 5 update. iPad users looking to update can plug into iTunes and update.

Right now Apple’s servers are being hammered with traffic, so many people are running into ‘error 3200’ messages. My advice is to try once or twice and if that doesn’t work, hold off. You might end up with a device stuck in a restore … Read More

Pro-Tips for the iOS 5 Launch
by on October 11, 2011

In spite of last week’s lackluster iPhone 4S announcement, there were a few glimmers of hope for us to cling on to until the iPad 3 announcement (TBD) – the most significant of which was the release date of iOS 5, iCloud and Cards.

All slated to release on Wednesday October 12th (that’s tomorrow for you), the new launches hail some significant leaps forward for iOS and the iPad. Here’s a … Read More

iOS 5 Features Spotlight – WiFi Sync
by on August 16, 2011

The countdown to iOS 5 continues, and I’m sure you’ve been looking forward to this one (hopefully). WiFi syncing has been one of the most highly anticipated features coming to iOS 5 and it’s little surprise. Of all the modern mobile operating systems, iOS is really the last one that requires the device to be tethered from setup to day-to-day use in order to make use of all its features … Read More

iOS 5 Features Spotlight – Doing the Splits
by on August 9, 2011

Another week, another iOS 5 feature! This time round, I decided to give the Split Keyboard a try.

Now, unlike other iOS features in the past few weeks, this one is very much iPad-centric and is meant to improve the iOS typing experience, especially those of us who live and breathe the thumb-typing lifestyle. Accessing it is easy. Whenever the keyboard appears on the screen, long-hold the keyboard button in … Read More

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