Category: iPad

Apple announces iOS 6

Today marked the start of Apples Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) and in traditional Apple fashion they kicked off the event with a Keynote address presented by their team of executives. Apple started the event by telling us that the App Store now has 400m accounts, 0ver 650,000 total …

Wake Smarter

Tired of waking up to the same alarm sounds every morning? Well, no longer. Crop Duster Media have released an app called Wake Smarter it acts as an Alarm Clock on your iOS device. Your favourite radio station or a custom recorded sound could be waking you up …

Coolsmartphone Recommended iOS App – iOSMaps

Anyone who spends time outdoors in the UK probably knows that Ordnance Survey maps are darned useful, not to mention incredibly detailed. Showing paths, rights of way, hill features and even power lines, the OS range are the go-to choice when planning an adventure in the great outdoors. …

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1

Apple has released an update to iOS, version 5.1.1 for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The changes are as follows: Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut Addresses bugs that could prevent the new iPad from switching between 2G and 3G …

GEAR4 Airzone Series 1 Review

One of my favourite iOS features is Airplay. The ability to send Audio and/or video wirelessly to a device such as an Apple TV or something like a Gear4 Airzone Series 1 speaker dock is pretty useful and handily I have been using the latter for the last …

Belkin Bump case for iPad Review

As beautiful as modern technology can be at times there are situations where you want to ensure the protection of your pride and joy. You’re left with a choice, you can either invest in a rugged device, like the JCB Pro Smart we previewed or you can get …

Targus Click-In Case for iPad Review

The Targus Click-In is a case which, from the front, resembles Apples leather smart cover but where it differs is that it also offers protection for the back of the device for the same price. I’ve been using it for over a month, here are my thoughts. The …

WoodPad Review

If you’re anything like me, sometimes you want somewhere to put your iPad when it doesn’t need to be in your hand. I’m always concerned if I lay it down somewhere that the back will get scratched or it’ll get knocked over. Both of those problems are solved …

Review: Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy

I was always excited by the idea of the iPad as a gaming device; it’s that thought alone that prompted me to get the original iPad, and after seeing the delights of Apple’s App Store had to offer, I quickly upgraded to iPad 2.  I did the same …

Independent investigation finds issues at Foxconn plant

OK, story so far. The Foxconn factory, which makes a lot of tech stuff for a lot of tech companies, received a lot of bad press over long working hours, poor safety and suicides. Apple, who of course have the iPads and iPhones build at Foxconn, did their …

Hands on with the new iPad

So the new iPad is now out in the wild and in the hands of those either quick enough to order online or stand in line for hours on end.I’ve been having a play with one since yesterday and wanted to share my initial impressions. Packaging  The packaging …

New iPad on sale at T-Mobile, same price as old iPad 2

T-Mobile have joined many other networks in announcing availability for the slightly different iPad 3 new iPad. It should be arriving in stores today, with T-Mobile promoting the fact that their joint Everything Everywhere network and “advanced 3.5G rollout” can offer much improved coverage and speeds. You can …

Vodafone iPad Pricing Announced

It’s officially iPad launch day today at time of writing this, and Vodafone have just emailed out details on their contracts on offer if you want to get your own brand new iPad on their network in the UK IMAGE Vodafone UK today announced it will offer the new iPad …

Orange Announce iPad Pricing

Following on from the story earlier about Three and their iPad pricing, Orange have just announced pricing for the latest tablet device from Apple. For a price of £25 a month over 24 months you will be able to get access to 1GB anytime internet access, plus 1GB …

Three Announce New iPad Pricing

Three have announced pricing today for ‘the new iPad’ from Apple which will go on sale this Friday. All plans listed below include a stonking 15GB a month allowance which blows every other network away with regards to allowance. All deals below are based on 24month contracts Paired …

Get the all new iPad from Tesco for just £49.99 .. yeah, right.

OK.. I’ve got to concentrate now. Must stop laughing. Some poor soul at Tesco appears to have put the all-new iPad onto their website for just £49.99. However, there’s bad news for those who managed to add the device to their basket.. We like to offer our customers …

iOS 5.1 Available now

Today Apple announced (along with “The New iPad” and new Apple TV) that iOS 5.1 would be available for existing iOS devices. Well the time has come, you can grab out now and the changes are thus, • Japanese language support for Siri (availability may be limited during …

iPad 3 with Retina display and quad core A5X

  So the details have been revealed and all the rumours, speculation and leaks can end, at least for a few months. Apple have announced the iPad 3 at their special event this evening and to all intents and purposes it looks like  a solid update. The headlines …

The iPad event is almost here… so what will it bring?

Today’s the day when the wait is finally over, the speculation comes to an end, and we find out which of the rumours were accurate, which were way off the mark, and what Apple managed to slip completely under the radar. It’s the long-awaited launch of the new …