While Safari is a perfectly acceptable way to browse Twitter on your iPad, that doesn't mean it's the best experience. For that there are native Twitter apps. Whether you're a casual tweeter who just wants to follow their favorite celebs or a veteran wanting to manage lists and mute filters, there's an iPad Twitter app for you. Here are my current favorites and who I think they're best suited for...
Since the announcement of Apple's CarPlay we've seen details emerge about how the system will work in the vehicles of both Volvo and Mercedes-Benz, and now Ferrari has shown off its system as well. While it works just like the systems in Volvo and Mercedes cars, it appears that the Ferrari system also utilizes a resistive touchscreen, which requires users to press firmly to register touches.
Mercedes-Benz has published a video demonstration of their CarPlay integration. While the company went into some detail with their announcement yesterday, the video takes its time showing various aspects of the system, including the interplay between voice commands and physical controls.
I rent a lot of movies on the Apple TV. It's quick, it's easy, and new titles are available immediately upon release — if not sooner sometimes. Usually that's fine. I don't often watch a movie more than once. Sometimes, however, I like a movie so much I decide I want to buy it. That's when things get interesting...
This two-layer case features a compact and lightweight rubber polymer with a precisely positioned hard skeleton for added protection. The arachnid design of the skeleton extends out to protect vulnerable parts of your iPhone, such as the corners and sides.
Peter Oppenheimer, senior vice president of finance and Apple's chief financial officer (CFO), will be retiring at the end of September in order to spend more time with his family, travel, pursue the philanthropic interests, and get his pilot's license. Apple's current vice president of finance and corporate controller, Luca Maestri, will be his successor and Oppenheimer will begin transitioning his responsibilities Maestri in June.
These days there's a lot of different devices out there for folks to choose from even in just Apple's line up. Some people only carry and iPad, some people only carry an iPhone and some people carry both an iPad and an iPhone together. Add in the fact that some folks like any varying number of different operating systems and the choices of devices consumers carry is pretty limitless.
Now that iOS in the Car has been renamed CarPlay and will be shown off at the Geneva Motor Show, I thought it would be fun to start a discussion on what this all means to Apple, its competitors, and car drivers going forward.
Fitness trackers are all the rage for people who want to get in shape, drop some weight, and stay healthy. Slap one on your wrist, download an app to your iPhone, and start tracking your progress. Simple as that. Unfortunately the process of selecting a fitness band isn't as easy. They aren't cheap and they aren't all created equal. That's why I've taken an in-depth look at the most popular offerings from Fitbit, Jawbone, Nike, and Garmin to help you decide exactly which one is right for you.