Living Earth HD for iPad Review

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The first time I saw Google Earth was a bit of a wow moment.  This was merely for the fact that I was able to interact with the globe as a three dimensional image within a two dimensional space.  Sure it had been done before, but for some reason when it’s a globe, it’s all the more impactful.  Living Earth HD is an Alarm Clock iPad app which will allow you to have this same interaction with a globe that has cloud cover updated every three hours as well as real time weather, time, and sun lines.   Read on for the full review. … [Read more...]

iOS 6 Features and Compatibility Chart

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With the release of iOS 6 later this fall, users of the iPhone 3GS or later, iPad 2 or later and iPod touch (4th generation) will receive the free update. Previous generation models are not supported. Some devices will not receive all of the features of iOS 6. To help guide you through the maze of features and supported devices, we present you with this handy iOS 6 compatibility matrix. iOS 6 is currently in beta, so it is entirely possible that a final release will offer increased support for older models. We'll update this regularly, should we hear any changes. … [Read more...]

How to use Photos on iPad

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Whether you use the new iPad with its stunning retina display or the first or second generation models, the iPad is a natural for viewing, managing and editing your photos. Central to this function is the ‘Photos’ app, which provides you with all the necessary tools needed for beginner to intermediate users. Our comprehensive guide on how to use Photos on iPad will cover everything you need to get the most from enjoyment from your photos.How to get photos on your iPad (Mac or PC) For Mac users, it couldn’t be easier to get your photos on your iPad. You’ll continue to manage photos on your Mac as you have in the past. If you use iPhoto to organize events, you’ll still create albums and place photos within that folder. The actually … [Read more...]

Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader for iPad Review

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Topping the Free iPad charts this week is Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader.   Based on the popular game show, this app promises hours of fun while testing your elementary school memory.  The premise is simple; you are asked a series of questions from a variety of topics that span grades 1 through 5.  Of course the questions are painfully simple, though you will need to search the smallest crevices of your memory to find the answers.  … [Read more...]

Trailers for iPad and iPhone Review

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Trailers is an app made by Apple.  The history of Apple in the movie business is an exciting story.  While I won’t detail it here, know that Apple is heavily rooted in the movie business not only through its current cash power generator iTunes, but through Steve Job’s and Pixars rich history together.  It’s only logical that Apple would provide an outlet to the world to see the latest and greatest movie trailers through their app simply entitled; Trailers. … [Read more...]

How to print from iPad

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If you are increasingly moving away from your laptop and to your iPad, you are not alone. For many, the iPad has become a laptop replacement. It's smaller, lighter and can outfitted with a keyboard case to provide you with that tactile experience you've grown accustomed to with a full laptop. If you are using your iPad for school or business, then you might find yourself looking to print documents or perhaps you want to print a photo or webpage. Following these easy instructions on how to print from iPad and it'll give you one less reason to carry your laptop with you.AirPrint Within the latest version of iOS comes AirPrint. In true Apple iOS fashion, there are no print drivers to install and you'll be spared by the bloatware often … [Read more...]

Packing Pro for iPad and iPhone Review

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Packing Pro is more than just a to-do list app.  In fact, over the last few days I have used it to plan a full 10 day trip to Israel and can confidently say I do not think I will forget a single thing.  With an easy to use interface, cloud syncing capability, and prebuilt trip scenarios, it’s never been easier to pack for a trip than while using Packing Pro. … [Read more...]

Tesla Toy for iPad and iPhone Review

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Today we have a treat for you.  It’s the kind of treat that will fast forward through a boring situation you may find yourself in – given you have your iPhone - or preferably iPad in hand.  Here’s the premise – there is no premise.  Your fingers are electrically charged machines, your iPad has colorfully charged particles who are attracted to your touch. Check out this review if you need a time passer that requires little thought, but lots of OoOhs and AaAhs.  … [Read more...]

Singapore Airline Scoot Saving By Using iPads

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In a move that could only be described as "the future", Scoot airlines have removed the aircraft entertainment systems, instead offering customers the option of renting iPads. The move was made by their parent company Singapore Airlines, Ltd. along with other changes that included a 40 percent increase in seating. The net result was a decrease in the weight of the planes by seven percent.Fuel currently accounts for 40 percent of airline costs, so the increased seating and reduced weight is still going to result in greater profits for the company. More people, less weight. Customers benefit from the wealth of pre-loaded content that comes with the rented iPads, which includes movies, music, games and television shows. Scoot charges … [Read more...]

Review of Adobe Reader for iPad

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“Can you save that as a pdf and send it to me?”  Heard this lately?  I know I sure have and most people who do any kind of business on a computer would probably agree.  Adobe Acrobat has become the standard in non-editable document sharing.  Even though Apple famously banned flash player from its devices and led the march to its eventual demise, Adobe has still instated Acrobat as an iPad app.  While many of the same functions can be performed through iBooks, Acrobate has a few hidden gems that may make it a worthwhile download – especially for free. … [Read more...]