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Weekend iPad Wallpaper: Blue Green Stripes

This weekend’s iPad wallpaper pick is this one I’m calling Blue Green Stripes.<p>Once again this is ‘homemade’ iPad wallpaper, created with the superb Deko app. This app makes I incredibly simple to create abstract images and patterns – and many of them end up being very well suited for use on you …


An Interesting Idea: Matching Up Your iPad and iPhone Home Screens

Here’s an interesting idea from a friend of mine and former writing colleague, Thomas Wong. Thomas has recently started his own site, called His Dork Materials. He posted an interesting piece yesterday titled IOS Across Two Devices – in which he describes his new approach to getting the most of …


2 More Great Jailbreak Tweaks for iPad: BeeKeyboard & Zephyr

I’ve posted here before about my experience with jailbreaking my iPad mini – how stable it has been, but also how unexciting it was.<p>I haven’t given up on the jailbreak yet though and I’m constantly looking for more useful tweaks to improve the experience. This morning I read a great post from Jeff …


Minor Updates for Keynote, Numbers & Pages iPad Apps Today

Apple’s iWork suite for the iPad, the Keynote, Numbers, and Pages apps, have all been updated today – to Version 1.7.2. This is a very minor update with not a lot of detail offered in its change list:<p>This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.<p>Still better than a kick in the teeth I …


iPad at Work: in 12 Cylinder Ferraris

Ferrari announced this week that they are looking into extending their partnership with Apple on in-car entertainment.<p>They also revealed that their Ferrari FF – their first four-seater and four wheel drive vehicle – has a lot of iPad power in it:<p>Ferrari’s 12-cylinder GT sports car prowess is …

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Weekend iPad Wallpapers: Penguins

This weekend’s iPad wallpaper selection is Penguins, those two cute fellas (or lasses) shown above.<p>Selection this week was a bit of a no-brainer for me. My daughter is a huge animal lover. She’s been fascinated with animals of all types ever since she was tiny, she wants to be a vet when she grows …


Chrome for iPad Updated – Fixes Startup Crashes

<b>Chrome</b> for iPad and iPhone was updated again yesterday – to Version 25.0.1364.124.<p>The changes in this update are covered in a single line – in fact their description almost takes up less space than the goofy version number:<p>Fix for startup crash<p>I posted recently on how the previous update to Chrome …

iPad Mini

My New iPad mini is BIGGER

I bought a new iPad mini yesterday. That’s after I just bought one last November on launch day for the new smaller iPad – and knowing of course that we’ll see a new iPad mini at some point this year, which will in some way or other be much better than the one I just bought.<p>Sounds a bit crazy right? …

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ZAGGKeys PROfolio+ iPad Keyboard Cases Now Available in Leather

This will make a lot of iPad keyboard case fans happy. ZAGG has announced that their <b>ZAGGKeys PROfolio+ iPad keyboard cases</b> now come in leather. ZAGG”s keyboard cases have already proved popular with iPad users, and deservedly so – they generally offer the best keyboards in my opinion.<p>I’ve used ZAGG …


Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini: Quick First Impressions

The <b>Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini</b> is another accessory I’ve been looking forward to trying out – especially after my hugely disappointing experience with the ZAGGkeys Mini 9 keyboard case for the iPad mini.<p>The Logitech Ultrathin arrived two days ago and yesterday I spent a little …

iPad Mini

Apple’s Podcasts App Updated: Custom Stations & More

Apple’s <b>Podcasts</b> app for iPad and iPhone was updated yesterday, to Version 1.2. This is a fairly substantial update – with several nice new features and also a new look for the Now Playing screen. Or,as John Gruber puts it …<p>RIP skeuomorphic reel-to-reel tape deck.<p>Here’s the full list of changes in …


What Does a 10 Year Old Do with an iPad mini? Read, Read, Read

I handed down my still-very-new iPad mini 32GB to my 10 year old daughter, Zoe, a little over a week ago – when I switched up to a 64GB model.<p>My original plan was to sell my 32GB iPad mini, which is in mint condition, to help cover the cost of the bigger model. Then I thought about how much use Zoe …

iPad Mini

iPad mini Refurb Models Start at $299 on Apple Online Store

Refurbished models of the iPad mini now start at just $299 on the Apple online store. That price is for the baseline 16GB WiFi only model and it’s a $30 discount on the standard price.<p>There are refurb models available for the full iPad mini range now – from 16GB to 64GB and both WiFi and WiFi + …

iPad Mini

Quick Look: Versastand Folding Desk Stand for iPad

As often mentioned here, I’m a big fan of iPad stands. iPad stands that are versatile – even more so. The <b>Versastand Folding Desking Stand for iPad</b> (which will be referred to as just Versastand for the rest of this review) is touted as being amongst the most versatile you can find. Heck it’s even …

iPad Mini

Reeder App Will be Ready for the Google Reader Shutdown

Here’s some good news for fans of RSS and users of the popular Reeder app: the developer of Reeder has plans in place to keep the app running smoothly when Google shuts down Google Reader in a few months.<p>Reeder will be switching to use Feedbin as its backend service, as TUAW reports:<p>The iPhone …


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