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iPad and helping your kids beat the 'summer slide'!

iPad and helping your kids beat the 'summer slide'!

The iPad is a great tool for year-round learning, but it's especially great for kids who want avoid the 'summer slide'. The iPad is like a classroom, library, and even tutor all rolled into one. What's more—you can hold it in your hands. The iPad Air 2 has a 9.7-inch screen and weighs less than...
The best iPad board games

The best iPad board games

Play the best tabletop gaming has to offer, without the hassle of setting up the pieces. Each of these iPad games has a cardboard and plastic counterpart, but these excellent digital ports will doubtless add some dust to your board game shelf. You may already own Settlers of Catan and Ticket to...
Braven Balance Speaker

This week's best iPhone and iPad gadgets: iStabilizer Gimbal, Olympus A01, Sound Blaster FRee, and more!

We've got another batch of fine new gadgets that play nice with your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Everything we've rounded up is a very new release, and includes stuff like speakers, cases, photography aides, and anything else that enhances your Apple experience. We're always eager to hear what you've...
President Obama fields healthcare questions on his iPad

President Obama fields healthcare questions on his iPad

During his visit to Nashville to talk about the Affordable Care Act with families who have benefited from the act, President Obama answered questions about the law from people on Twitter. The President answered these questions himself, and his hardware of choice? An iPad Air paired with and Apple...
The week's best iPad games: SimCity Build It, LEGO Batman, and more

The week's best iPad games: SimCity Build It, LEGO Batman, and more

The sunniest, sparkliest picks of the week for iPad gamers. Gray skies will clear up in these new iPad games and updates, featuring sandy beaches, dreamlike vistas, and cape-clad adventures. 1. SimCity Build It The newest update to this virtual city-builder includes a beach boardwalk and...
Pinterest on iPhone

Pinterest begins rolling out buyable Pins to iPhone and iPad app users in the US

Earlier this month, Pinterest announced plans to let its iPhone and iPad app users in the US purchase items. Now support for buyable Pins has started to roll out for Apple's devices. Pinterest says: You'll start seeing buyable Pins all over Pinterest—in your home feed, on boards you love...
iPad Air 2

GigaSky offers on-the-go data plans for iPad owners in over 90 countries

The the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 both have the special Apple SIM card embedded in those tablets. Now a company called GigaSky is offering owners of those devices a way to get short-term data plans in over 90 countries. The idea is that users will be able to buy those plans rather than risk...
iPad and how it can aid in medical recovery

iPad and how it can aid in medical recovery

Mike Wuerthele, managing editor for MacNN and Electronista, has started a new column. His wife suffered a stroke last week. Thankfully, she's out of the ER, into rehab, and beginning the road to recovery. I can't even imagine what she, he, and their family are going through. Mike, however, is...
Apple makes iTunes U even better for iPad and education

Apple makes iTunes U even better for iPad and education

Apple is updating iTunes U, the company's dedicated app for digital learning, with a bevy of new features all focused around the goal of making education better, especially on the iPad. Those new features, all coming to iTunes U in an update today, include homework hand-in, integrated PDF...
Do you use the iPad as your primary computer?

Do you use the iPad as your primary computer?

For many people the iPad is the most accessible, approachable computer they've ever known. Prior to the iPad, computing was still intimidating for many people. File systems were a maze, layered windows were unnavigable, and trying to install or remove an app was a nightmare. Even the Mac, which...
Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and iPods compatible with iOS 9

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and iPods compatible with iOS 9

Can your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch run iOS 9? If it's on this list, it can! If you think the list of devices that can run iOS 9 looks familiar, it's because it's the exact same list of devices that could run iOS 8 this year. That's right, Apple is making sure they support every iPhone, iPad,...
Gruber and Schiller: Our full transcript of The Talk Show at WWDC

Gruber and Schiller: Our full transcript of The Talk Show at WWDC

Read the Gruber/Schiller Talk Show interview in full from last Tuesday. Daring Fireball founder John Gruber sat down with Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller at WWDC for a live version of Gruber's podcast The Talk Show. Here, to the best of our ability, is a full...
The best iPad games

The best iPad games

Let's celebrate the finest in iPad gaming glory! Travel to outer space, explore vistas and valleys, and conquer nightmarish fiends in our latest collection of iOS games that play out best on the iPad's bigger screen: Here are our top picks for iPad games from the last year or two. 1. XCOM:...
PlayStation Vue on iPad

The iPad can now access Sony's PlayStation Vue TV service in three US cities

You can watch live TV with Sony's PlayStation Vue app for the iPad if you happen to live in the right part of the US. If you live in New York City, Chicago, or Philadelphia, you might be able to watch live TV on your iPad thanks to the launch this week of Sony's PlayStation Vue app. Sony first...
did you update to the ios 9 beta yet? : hell yeah, mon capitan!was it the smarter siri, splitscreen multitasking, battery save or new spotlight options? : they did what now?

Comic: Why I've already installed the iOS 9 beta

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: The Shifting Sands of iOS Betas Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
Multitasking iPad

New multitasking features are coming to the iPad as part of iOS 9

Apple will offer new multitasking features for iOS 9 on the iPad, includng a split-app view that will let owners use two apps independently. During Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote event today, Apple showed off new multitasking features that will be added to iOS 9, with many features available on...
iOS 9 brings keyboard enhancements to the iPad

iPad keyboard gains new shortcut bar, can become trackpad, and more in iOS 9

in iOS 9, iPad users will see some new features making their way to the keyboard, aimed at making things quicker and easier. Apple has announced that iOS 9 will bring some changes to the iPad keyboard, which are aimed at making the typing experience even better. Some of the updates that are...
Using the Ecobee3 Wi-Fi thermostat with your iPad

Using the Ecobee3 Wi-Fi thermostat with your iPad

Controlling the Ecobee3 with your iPad isn't as convenient as controlling it with your iPhone or Apple Watch, but it can be even more powerful! As soon as we finished installing the Ecobee3 wifi thermostat, we immediately began using it with our iPhones and our Apple Watches. Those are the...
Everything you need to know about Apple TV and HomeKit

Everything you need to know about Apple TV and HomeKit

Inside your home, you control your HomeKit accessories with Siri. Outside your home, Siri talks to your Apple TV. Your third-generation Apple TV may be getting a bit long in the tooth hardware-wise, but it stil has some skin in the new software features game: Its recent 7.0 update included...
Celebrate National Donut Day with these apps, games and iBooks!

Celebrate National Donut Day with these apps, games and iBooks!

It's National Donut Day! Instead of fattening up on donuts, try these donut-related apps. National Donut Day has been around since the 1930s, and there's a serious reason behind it: It honors the men and women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. National donut chains and mom and...

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