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From Berg, A DIY Kit That Connects Your Gadget To The Internet Of Things

The Berg Cloud Devkit makes it easy for anyone to create their own cloud-connected device.<p>Over the last two years, product and design consultancy Berg London has been bringing smiles to our lips with button-cute devices like the Little Printer and its Twitter-connected cuckoo clock, #Flock. Now, …

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DogVacay raises $15M to build its Airbnb for pooches

DogVacay, a collaborative consumption startup that pairs dog owners with potential dog boarders, has landed $15 million in funding in a Series B …

iCloud’s new Keychain service remembers more than it can manage

Along with all of the OS X Mavericks 10.9 and iOS 7.0.3 updates that came out earlier this week, iCloud Keychain support was also introduced. Prior …

How to Make FaceTime Audio Calls in iOS 7

- Oct 12, 2013<p>Among the more useful new features in iOS 7 is the ability to make audio-only FaceTime calls over WiFi or 4G – which can be extremely …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

iOS 7 How-to: Redeem iTunes gift cards with your device’s camera

iTunes gift cards are a great gift for iOS Device users. They can be used to purchase content from the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBookstore. However, entering in the string of characters to redeem the gift card balance has typically been a pain with the touch keyboards on iPads, iPhone, and iPod …

iOS 7 How-to: Make text more readable/larger on your iPad and iPhone

For some people, the font sizes on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch are too small. Sometimes, these small fonts prevent people from using or purchasing the iOS devices. Thankfully, there are multiple solutions to this potential issue. Below, we’ve rounded up the old fixes and new fixes in iOS 7:<p><b>1.</b> …

iPad Art

Search Community<p>About Community<p><p>A place to share and celebrate art created on the iPad.<p>Some Community Rules:<p>* No spamming. Please don't post more …

iPad Insight Flickr Group

Group Description<p>A place for iPad Insight readers to share iPad wallpapers, pics of iPad cases, iPad screenshots, and all things iPad (or Labrador) …

How to: Live a paperless life with Mac, iPad and iPhone

Remember those promises we were made, about a paperless world? Everything electronic, everything online? Since the world was failing to deliver, I decided a couple of years ago to do an experiment to find out whether it is possible to live a truly paperless life.<p>Two years later, the bad news is …

The best hidden features in iOS 7

One hundred days and several hundred bug fixes after its announcement, iOS 7 is now available to download for iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, and the fifth-generation iPod touch. Apple claims there are "over 200" new features in its new OS, and by now you've probably heard all about the big …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Media Device Stores and Shares Well With Others

Plenty of people are digital pack rats and proud of it. And why not? With seemingly unlimited remote storage options available free of charge or for …

Wacom outs Intuos Creative Stylus with revamped Bamboo Paper app in tow for iPad sketching

If you're the type to digitally doodle on the slate that you already own rather opt for a professional-grade unit, Wacom just announced its latest accessory for doing just that. The Intuos Creative Stylus works in tandem with iPads for "a realistic pen-on-paper feel" for tablet-style drawing and …

How-to: Have your iOS device read text for you

iOS devices are built with all users in mind: they come with several accessibility features for low-vision or legally blind users, settings for hard-of-hearing or deaf users, settings for individuals who have physical and motor difficulties, and settings for individuals with learning …

If you're getting spammed on iMessage, now you can spam Apple about it

You're not the only one irked by iMessage spam -- Apple is too. Cupertino's finally gotten fed up with those pesky spammers and has established an email line to receive reports about them. So, next time your phone beeps and your slumber's rudely interrupted by ads for prescription drugs, take a …

10 tips to better secure your privacy on an Apple device

Taking control of the security of your data and retaining privacy in today’s connected age is not an easy task. Thinking about this in its simplest …

The Secret Powers Hidden in Your iPhone's Accessibility Options

Unless you're constantly messing around with your iPhone's settings, most people don't dig into the Accessibility features in iOS unless they need to …

Accessibility

I bet you didn't know your iPad could do that

There has never been a "handier" computer than the iPad. Yes, that's a bold statement. Here are seven tips that back it up.<p><b>Use your thumbs to type letters that have no keys</b><br>When it comes to entering text on an iPad, many of us are all thumbs. The device's split keyboard lets you type characters with …

iPad Apps

Use These Four Easy Tips To Master Evernote On Your iPhone And iPad [Feature]

Evernote is a fantastically useful service, with clients for the web, Mac, PC, and iOS. The iOS version is as full featured as the desktop version, a rarity these days, and really makes Evernote my go-to app for keeping track of stuff of all kinds.<p>Here, then, are four fantastic tips and tricks to …

Productivity

Google+ iPad App Updated: Adds New Photo Features, Removes Hangouts

The <b>Google+ iPad app</b> has been updated today, to Version 4.4.0. Top of the list of new features is support for the new Google+ photos features announced at the recent Google I/O event – including Auto Enhance. You can even see the autoawesome animations that Google+ creates in the app now.<p>That’s good …

Apps

iOS: Using Siri & Find My Friends to Keep Track of your Friends & Family

Find My Friends is a great solution from Apple to allow friends and family to easily share their locations with each other. But did you know that you …

Use Siri to set custom repeating reminders on iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

This article will teach you how to use Siri to set custom repeating reminders on iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch.<p>Let’s face it: with all the …

Evernote iPad App Updated: Adds Reminders & More

The <b>Evernote</b> app for iPad and iPhone has been updated today, to Version 5.3. This update adds Reminders as a new feature which lets you pin notes to the top of your list to help you remember those that are most important.<p>You can also add due dates and receive notifications in the app and via email, …

Apps

How To Use Your iPad (or iPhone!) As A Second Monitor [iOS]

Advertisement<p>Productivity pros swear by multiple monitors, but we don’t all have the luxury of carrying around huge screens and endless wallets. On …

Mastering Passbook On Your iPhone [Feature]

Apple’s new Passbook app and system is really a nascent technology, but it’s here on your iPhone, so why not figure out how to use it, right? Below are five tips and tricks to help you get the most out of this futuristic, if not-yet-mature technology from our favorite technology company.<p>Get Apps …

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Dropbox iPad App Updated: Now Sees All of Your Photo Library

The latest update to the Dropbox app for iPad and iPhone brings access to all of your photos in Dropbox.<p>Dropbox for iPad was updated on May 2, to Version 2.2. The change list for this update is just a single line item:<p>– Support for viewing all your photos in Dropbox.<p>This means that when you choose …

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