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Eazy Bike transforms any bicycle into an affordable ebike in two minutes

Previous Next<p>1 of 6<p>When it comes to commuting, ebikes are slowly becoming a popular option. Riding feels as familiar as a standard bicycle, but high …

Hot Wheels

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Study after study attribute the increased number of households without a cable or satellite TV subscription at least in part to Netflix is a …

This little electric motor could convert your bike to an ebike for about $100

<b>'Tis far less resource-intensive to convert conventional bikes to ebikes. If only there were more affordable options, like this one, on the …

Batteries

Honda Super Cub: the world’s bestselling vehicle goes electric

Previous Next<p>1 of 5<p>Honda has been praised for maintaining its Super Cub motorcycle’s shape and character for over half a century, but a new concept …

Auto Shows

Electric boost puts e-bikes on the fast track

Your next bicycle could come with a power switch.<p>That's because bike manufacturers are putting batteries and motors into bikes, giving an electric boost that can shorten miles and flatten hills. Children have always marveled at the freedom bikes offer. Now, e-bikes can give adults that sense of …

Apple TV: The ultimate guide

Welcome to your new set-top box.The fourth-generation Apple TV is here. It brings Siri, third-party apps and game controllers, a new Home screen, …

Smart TV

(Sponsor) Electric Slide: Makes Wireless Presenting from iPad & iPhone Easy

Tired of having to lug your laptop and thumb drives along every time you have to make a presentation? Electric Slide lets you control your Powerpoint or Keynote slides, documents, and videos, on any web browser, TV, or projector, with just your iPad or iPhone.<p>Type a simple url into a browser and …

App Store

Deals: LX Dual USB Car Charger at 35% Off

The <b>LX Dual USB Car Charger</b> is the featured offer in the iPad Insight Deals section today. This is a good looking and useful car charging option for those of us who often have both a phone and a tablet device with us throughout the day.<p>It’s available in this deal for $15.99, down 36% from its …

iOS 7.1.2 Update for iPad Was Released This Week: Security Fix & More

At the beginning of this week Apple released iOS 7.1.2 – the latest version of the iPad and iPhone operating system.<p>iOS 7.1.2 brings a fix to a well-known security vulnerability related to attachments and the iOS Mail app. Here’s the brief description text for this latest iOS update:<p>• Improves …

Operating Systems

iPad Art: Waiting

The beautiful iPad painting shown above is titled ‘Waiting’. It is the work of another of our long-time favorite iPad artists, Woon Tien David Chong.<p>It’s an original iPad finger painting, done with the Procreate app.<p>The girl in the painting is striking and lovely, and the colors are wonderful in …

Painting

iPad Art: F#%k! Run! No! Fly!

Here’s today’s featured iPad painting. It’s titled ‘F#%k! Run! No! Fly!’ – which is just perfect for this awesome and hilarious image.<p>It’s the work of Rafael Co, a big-time favorite iPad artist here – Raffy’s images are always both striking and full of fun and humor.<p>This one was done with the …

Painting

iPad Art and Photography app

<b>Pixels.com</b> is an app for viewing and purchasing artwork that uses the iPad’s camera to allow you to see how the artwork will look on your own wall. The app is based on the pixels.com website for artists, photographers and art collectors. Artists and photographers upload their images and pixels.com …

Digital Art

Glide Across your iPad Screen: Dart Active Stylus Review

I reviewed the Apex Rechargeable active stylus a few weeks back and I was really impressed with it after years of using those rubber or mesh tipped disasters to try to add a handwritten element to my iPad. As commented in the review, being in the Ned Flanders left handed brigade made the use of a …

Note-Taking

iPads are the Top 2 in The Verge’s Tablets Rundown

The Verge’s Dan Seifert has done a rundown of the best tablets on the market today, in their ‘This is My Next’ series. The iPad Air is ranked as the Number 1 tablet, based on its overall features and versatility. A close second is the Retina iPad mini, which Seifert notes is his preferred tablet. …

Kindle Fire

Deals: The Complete iOS 8 + Swift Developers Course (Pre-Order) at 90% Off

If you’re looking to learn or improve iOS 8 app development skills, the today’s featured iPad Insight deal might be a very good fit. It’s <b>The Complete iOS 8 + Swift Developers Course (Pre-Order)</b> – which offers the opportunity to build 14 iOS 8 Apps Using Xcode 6 & Apple’s New Programming Language – …

iPad Art: Don Diego with Amoeba Nose

Our featured iPad painting for this fine summer Sunday is titled ‘Don Diego with Amoeba Nose’ and is the creation of Roberta Hancock. The image was created on an iPad (of course) using the Procreate app.<p>I love dogs of nearly all breeds and especially Labradors. Don Diego is one heck of a handsome …

Latest iPad Rumors: Next Gen Already in Production

Well, it’s around that time of year, when we can expect new iPad rumors to heat up and, eventually, Apple announcements to come. The latest news / rumor, via Bloomberg news, is that production for the next-gen full-size iPad is already underway:<p>Mass production of a full-sized iPad with a 9.7-inch …

iPad Mini

Latest iPad Rumors: Finally, More RAM for the Next-Gen iPad Air

This week’s big iPad rumor is all about an important predicted spec upgrade for the next-gen iPad Air – a bump up to 2GB of RAM, as 9to5Mac reports:<p>A new report from Asian site TechNews.tw claims information from the Apply supply chain points to the next generation iPad Air doubling up on RAM from …

IPad Air

Tip of the Day: How to Change the Voice Navigation Volume in Maps

You can easily adjust the voice navigation volume in Maps up or down while using the navigation app by pressing the volume buttons on the side of your iPhone. But you probably don't want to discover you can't hear the voice navigation in Apple Maps and then have to mess with your phone while you're …

Tip of the Day: Siri Is Better with Numbers than Your iPhone's Calculator

The utility I use the most on my iPhone is the calculator. I use it often to reconcile my checkbook, calculate discounts in the store, and more. but when I use the iPhone's calculator to add up a list of numbers, it doesn't offer a record of what I input, so I don't know if I made an error tapping …

Rumors: First Photo of 5.5-inch iPhone; 2 GB RAM in iPad Air; iWatch 512 RAM, 8 GB Storage

While we've seen a lot of images online of parts purported to be for the 4.7-inch iPhone, there haven't been any glimpses of the 5.5-inch phone—until now. Posted on the website <i>Evasion Jailbreak</i>, the images show the back shell of the forthcoming 5.5-inch phone compared to a similar part from the …