Tablet Gift Guide – 6 Best Devices for the 2011 Holiday Season

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2011 has undoubtedly been the year of the tablet. From the millions of  iPad 2s sold, to the fall of the HP TouchPad, to the impending rise of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, slates have dominated technology headlines throughout the course of the year. And while the growth of the tablet market is good for (some of) […]

iPad and Android Apps Help Autistic Kids Communicate

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Tablets and other mobile technology have become so ubiquitous that we sometimes forget how much impact they’ve had on our lives. This is especially true for people living with disabilities. One example of that is apps that help non-verbal kids with autism communicate with their parents and peers. Yesterday Robert Scoble posted about a new iPad […]

DirecTV iPad App Updated, Now Features Live Streaming TV

DirecTV iPad App

DirecTV has updated its iPad application today and included in the update is a feature that many who use the service have been anticipating since it debuted for the iPad earlier this year. That feature of course is live streaming television. That’s right. Those of you with the DirecTV app can now stream 38 channels […]

Thoughts After Spending Some Time with iOS 5

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Today marks two weeks into the era of IOS 5. I’ve been using it on an iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S, an iPad 2, an original iPad, and an iPod Touch. Apple made some nice changes with iOS 5 and more importantly introduced some changes that hopefully will pay off in the future. But at […]

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

Atari Arcade for iPad from Discovery Bay Games

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 […]