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Follow Us for Insight on All Things iPad

Just your friendly monthly reminder here on all the lovely ways there are to follow and engage with your favorite neighborhood iPad site.<p>Whether you’re new here or a veteran reader I hope you’re already browsing our archives a little and discovering all the iPad app reviews, iPad accessory reviews, …

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Coast by Opera

Great apps and a huge selection of great apps are a big part of what makes the iPad such an amazing device. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of – from serious productivity to pure entertainment. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad. Our Best …

Notable New Features & Changes in iOS 7 for iPad

iOS 7 made its public debut yesterday and judging by the slamming that Apple’s activation servers took, it looks like there’s plenty of excitement about the newest version of iOS. Hopefully lots of you have already been able to get iOS 7 installed on your iPads.<p>So this seems like a fine time to …

How to Quit Apps in iOS 7

As you know if you’ve got it installed over the last couple days, iOS 7 brings a wealth of exciting new features. One of them is real, intelligent multitasking for all apps.<p>Along with the new multitasking there’s also a new method for switching between apps and quitting apps. It’s very simple and …

Calcbot for iPad Now Works with iOS 7

<b>Calcbo</b>t is a very frequently used app on my iPads. It was also one of the first apps that I noticed that just didn’t work with all the iOS 7 betas and still didn’t work when iOS 7 was released.<p>I was hoping it would be updated fairly soon after the iOS 7 release and yesterday it was. I’m happy to …

A Great Model For Learning In Retirement

Most of us “mature” people would disagree with that old saying, ”you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. In fact, 90 year old Alice would definitely take issue with it.<p>She just signed up for the upcoming winter term of Learning In Retirement at University of California, Riverside‘s Palm Desert …

U.S. Stocks End Turbulent Week With Friday Fall

U.S. stocks lost some of their recent gains on Friday amid conflicting signals from Federal Reserve sources on when it might reduce its bond-buying stimulus and disagreements in Washington over what to do when the Government reaches its borrowing limits in the next few weeks.<p>There was also some big …

Big Data – Is it Old Wine in a New Bottle? by Haranath Gnana - BeyeNETWORK

Many of you who have been in the data management/business intelligence field during the last 3-7 years or so will recognize that many of the projects …

Facebook Launches Advanced AI Effort to Find Meaning in Your Posts - MIT Technology Review

Facebook is set to get an even better understanding of the 700 million people who use the social network to share details of their personal lives …

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5 tips for using new iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, or Apple iOS 7

Apple's new iPhones are finally here. The $99 iPhone 5C and top-of-the-line iPhone 5S go on sale today. The phones, along with Apple's new iOS 7 …

How much longer can Earth support life?

Earth could continue to host life for at least another 1.75 billion years, as long as nuclear holocaust, an errant asteroid or some other disaster …

Gold iPhone 5S won't ship until October

Can't wait to get your hands on the new gold iPhone 5S? Well, too bad -- you're going to have to. The phone went on sale online just after midnight. …