How To Tell If You’re Sending an iMessage or a Text on iOS 5

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iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S have only been out for a short time, but I’m already getting asked a lot of questions about the new iMessage app. Common questions include, “Why there are green bubbles and blue bubbles?” and “Why can’t I send iMessages to a friend’s iPhone?” These are all good questions, and I hope to help […]

Smart Cover Breaks iPad PassCode Locks on iPad 2

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Hold on to your iPad 2. Even if you PassCode lock your precious iPad, anyone with a Smart Cover can break in and access whatever you had up on your last use. This new security flaw comes days after we shared that Siri will allow users to access your contacts, send texts, set up reminders […]

I’ve Got a New Favorite Stylus: Aponyo Click Stylus

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The search for the perfect stylus to use with an iPad is a never ending one. I’ve tried many and quite a few work well and get the job done. But I’ve added a new one to the mix (actually two new ones) and they come from a company called Aponyo. Aponyou manufacturers styli, headphones […]

iOS 5 Manuals Now Available

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We have always lived in a world of “we don’t need no stinking manuals.” But  every now and then it is nice to have a reference to fall back on, even when it may not give you all you need to know. iOS 5 manuals for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad are now […]

How To Get iCloud’s Photo Stream Working On A Windows PC

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Now that you’ve downloaded iOS 5 to your iPad (well, hopefully…) you can sign up for an iCloud account and start syncing and backing up your data across devices. This includes Photo Stream, which automatically saves all the pictures you take on your iPad or iPhone to the cloud and to synced devices. Though iCloud […]

Getting Error 3200 When Upgrading to iOS 5? You’re Not Alone

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Just a short time ago, I told you about the issues I was having with upgrading my iPhone 3GS and my iPad 2 to the latest piece of Apple software, iOS 5. I kept trying and each time, I was greeted with an error called ‘Error 3200′. At first, I figured that it had to […]

iOS 5 Now Available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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The time has finally come for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners as Apple has pushed out the iOS 5 update, its latest and greatest piece of mobile software. It has been 128 days since Apple announced the software at WWDC 2011 and just a few short days since it made the October 12th release […]

Facebook iPad App Arrives Today, Finally

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The long wait for an official Facebook iPad application appears to be over as ThisIsMyNext is reporting that Facebook plans on rolling out the software to owners of Apple’s tablet at some point today. If you saw the leak that occurred all the way back in July, then there won’t be very many surprises when […]

$60 Atari Arcade for iPad Out In October

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The leaked Atari Arcade joystick controller for iPad has finally been announced officially. That’s right: it’s real, and it’s fabulous. This accessory allows you to play any of the Atari Greatest Hits games the way they were meant to be played. Or, at least, closer to the way we used to play them back in […]

iPad 2 Vs. Windows 8 Tablet: 11 Minute Showdown [Video]

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The iPad 2 is the tablet to beat, and while Android is having a difficult time doing this, Microsoft is hoping that next year Windows 8 tablet swill take back the Tablet space and give the iPad some competition. This week Microsoft made an early build of Windows 8 available to the public, and now we can see how […]

Sprint Launching iPad 2 Alongside iPhone?

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A new report from 9to5Mac suggests that Sprint and Apple have completed their work on a Sprint version of the iPad 2 that will apparently launch alongside the iPhone that Sprint is said to be getting. It’s still unclear whether or not Sprint’s version of the iPad 2 will launch on the carrier’s 4G WiMax […]

ZooGue iPad 2 Earphone Wrap Organizes Wires Nicely

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  If you like your ZooGue iPad 2 Case Genius Leather case as much as we liked it, then you may want to check out an accessory the company released to go along with it. The ZooGue iPad 2 Earphone Wrap connects to the side of their leather case and keeps your earphone wires organized […]

New iPad Commercial Invites You to Learn with the iPad 2

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Apple has released a new ad for the Apple iPad 2, which focuses on the educational benefits of the tablet. This new commercial invites you to learn and explore new languages and talents using apps that can be purchased at relatively affordable price points. The iPad has seen a good amount of adoption in the […]

Buccaneers Put Playbooks on iPad, Other NFL Teams Afraid To

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As the NFL gets back to normal after the long labor dispute, one team changed how they distribute the normally thick book of plays that contains the team’s strategy for how they plan to unseat last year’s champs – this time around my Green Bay Packers! That team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, issued an Apple […]

Kevin’s Mobile Trio of Tech: Notebook, Tablet and Phone

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Many of us have a trinity of mobile devices that we use on a regular basis: often a notebook, a tablet and a smart phone. I use a couple of notebooks, one primary tablet and two smart phones, all of which make up Kevin’s Trio of Tech. Notebook Computer: 15″ Apple MacBook Pro If you […]

15 Back to School iPad Apps

Evernote Peek Turns iPad Into a Study Tool

For students heading off to school in the next few days and weeks, toting an iPad might make you the envy of the class. It also ensures that you have some great tools to make the Dean’s List. There are numerous free apps for those on a budget, as well as excellent paid apps that […]

Why Didn’t Tablet Buyers Want to Touch the TouchPad?

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When we learned that Best Buy couldn’t move the HP TouchPad we weren’t surprised, but today’s news that HP would discontinue the device and essentially pull out of the consumer slate tablet race did catch us off guard. As I began to think about it, I’m not really that surprised that the TouchPad didn’t get […]

Griffin Intellicase for iPad Not Quite So Intelligent

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iPad 2 users who like Apple’s Smartcover seem to be in constant search for a replacement for Apple’s magnetized screen cover and there are certainly no shortages of case makers out there willing to oblige. Those looking for a full case solution to cover the entire device have a number of options. But I’ve yet […]