04/20/2011, Entering text into a tablet can be a troublesome affair – especially when you don’t have an external physical keyboard, and you dislike typing on the touchscreen keyboard. Well the folks over at PhatWare have developed an app called WritePad that attempts to alleviate the situation. What if you could write your text instead of typing on a non-tactile keyboard?
04/20/2011, The military seems to be relying a lot on games recently. It was only the other day where they released ACTUV Tactics, a tactical submarine game/crowdsourced simulator for them to collect data about tactics that work and don’t work. Now, they’ve just announced the release of a new game aimed to recruit undergraduates to the Royal Navy.
04/20/2011, It was only a couple of weeks ago when we reported that shipments for the iPad 2 had dropped from 3-4 weeks to 2-3 weeks. Well now, it seems that the shipping times have decreased yet again. According to reports online, the shipping times for the iPad 2 in the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand have dropped from 2-3 weeks down to 1-2 weeks. A far cry from […]
04/20/2011, It seems like everybody is getting into the panoramic game on the iPhone recently. The other day, Microsoft released Photosynth an app that allowed users to easily stitch together photographs to create panoramic images on their iPhones. Now, EveryScape has just released a new app called UScapeit – an app that makes use of the iPhone (or any other iOS device with a camera)’s video taking capabilities to generate 3D […]
04/20/2011, In the ever expanding field of technology being used in medicine, we know that the iPad has been pretty much a staple of every doctor today. But what about its smaller and less talked about brethren, the iPod Touch? Well the folks over at Smith & Nephew together with Brainlab have come up with a way to utilize the portable media player as a surgical instrument. Called the Dash Smart […]
04/20/2011, Well thanks to the folks over at Geekaphone, you won’t have to do the research yourself. They’ve come up with a handy infographic to let us know how friendly the iPhone is to the environment. So how green is the iPhone? Well, it definitely doesn’t rank up there as one of the greenest phones available (Nokia owns a handful of those titles with their Symbian phones), but it’s not terrible […]
04/20/2011, Sony has recently announced the release of the Crackle video streaming app for iOS devices. The app that is currently available on the PlayStation 3, Google TV and Google Chrome is now on everyone’s favorite shiny objects – the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. While there are countless video streaming services available online for your iOS devices, what sets Crackle apart is that all content shown on it is free. […]
04/20/2011, In a recent article, Alasdair Allan is discussing the finding that Apple devices powered by iOS 4+ (iPhones, iPads) are recording a log of your location (including a time stamp). This would come as a surprised to most users. It is conceivable that a small amount of data could be stored to speed up GPS fix, or to perform a mildly accurate location look-up for social networking services. However, the […]
04/20/2011, RockMelt, the web browser with deeply integrated social networking functions that was recently entered public beta last month will be making its way to an iOS device near you in the future. RockMelt has revealed that the RockMelt browser is waiting for approval from Apple and should be available on the App Store by the end of the week. RockMelt for iOS will bring most of the aspects of the […]
04/19/2011, A few hours ago, a video clip that was claimed to have footage of iOS 5 surfaced online. The video showed a white iPhone (that’s supposed to be the iPhone 5 as well) running a version of iOS that looks very much like iOS 4 – except when it comes to switching apps. Instead of the little row of icons popping up at the bottom of our screens like we’re […]
04/19/2011, Comscore, a company that sells analytics to pretty much every marketing departments, has revealed that in its own analysis, iOS far “outreaches” Android (the word outreach is important here). It means that iOS users are more visible to Comscore across a spectrum measurable things like “web browsing, messaging and multimedia” (whatever the two latter mean). This has nothing to do with market share or unit sold. “The combined 37.9 million […]
04/19/2011, One of the most unique apps to be made available on the App Store has got to be Pimp Your Screen by Apalon. The ability to completely customize your iOS device’s appearance has been a feature that’s sorely lacking in Apple’s products. Because of this rigidness, people have been resorting to jailbreaking their devices in order to change how they look. Apalon’s app, Pimp Your Screen, is here to help […]
04/18/2011, Wow, Windows Phone users sure are going to be so jealous they find out about what iOS gets from Microsoft and they don’t. Microsoft has just announced Photosynth – a revolutionary photography app that allows users to very easily shoot panoramic photographs using the camera on their iOS devices. What makes Photosynth stand apart from most panoramic apps is that Photosynth can do more than just really wide angle shots. […]
04/18/2011, You might have wondered what took them so long, but they’ve finally done it. Apple has just put on its gloves and stepped into the ring with Samsung, with reports of the fruity company sending a lawsuit towards the Korean electronic manufacturer’s direction. In the lawsuit, Apple claims that Samsung copied the look and feel of their iPhone and iPad devices. The lawsuit is directed at Samsung’s Android devices such […]