iOS5 Features #2 – Notification Center

September 30, 2011

All your alerts. All in one place. You get all kinds of notifications on your iOS device: new email, texts, friend requests, and more. With Notification Center, you can keep track of them all in one convenient location. Just swipe down from the top of any screen to enter Notification Center. Choose which notifications you [...]

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RIM – BlackBerry Reduces Playbook price by 40%

September 30, 2011

First, HP Touchpad, iPad’s strongest rated competitor by some, stops production now BlackBerry’s Playbook slashes prices by 40%. Retailers in Canada has slashed prices as much as 50% according to some sources. It will be interesting to see if this is a long term strategy to increase market sharer simply a way to reduce inventory [...]

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iOS5 and iPhone 5 release date rumors finally over – Apple Announcement Oct 4th

September 28, 2011

Finally the “let’s talk iPhone” announcement will be held by Apple on October 4th. We hopefully will find out about the new iPhone  5 or new iPhone 4 version. In addition I am hoping for iOS5 release dates that will have a large impact on the iPad. The tech sites and bloggers have been focusing [...]

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Snapseed Photo App Free today

September 23, 2011

From time to time there are apps that we will recommend quickly because they are doing a special. Today’s special is Snapseed. Snapseed is a quality app normally about $5.00 and I have it on good authority it allows you to easily alter photo and enhance them from you iPad or even the iPhone. Free [...]

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Adding zipForm Mobile icon to iPad Screen

September 17, 2011

Ok, so you have signed up for zipForm Mobile to use on your iPad. Usually you get an app icon to put on your screen when you buy an app to use on the iPad. However, zipForm Mobile is a program for real estate professionals to interface to their zipForm online contract software and does [...]

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NBC – Adds full Episodes

September 12, 2011

Last Thursday NBC released an all new updated NBC app. In the new app it will allow you to watch full episodes , check out photos, review episode recaps, watch new previews and play games or interact with other fans. NBC’s new app has some issues that most likely will be repaired soon but overall [...]

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Breaking News: iPad can’t play Flash – soon to be FALSE!

September 12, 2011

From the Adobe Website September 8, 2011: “Today we released Adobe Flash Media Server 4.5 that will set the stage to expand online content libraries and give audiences more choice and access to the content they want. This release enables traditional broadcasters and publishers to drive new revenue channels by accelerating video delivery to more [...]

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Printing on iPad

September 11, 2011

This was the most frustrating thing that I had to learn on an iPad! Without the proper printer it is difficult and sometimes impossible to print directly off the iPad. There are apps that allow you to print (Printer Pro and PrintCentralPro). They will work sometimes and sometimes they do not. When in someone else’s [...]

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iPad and iOS 5 changes – Split Screen Typing on the iPad

September 10, 2011

The iOS 5 will have over 200 changes and include many productivity changes we have been looking for. This is a quick post on the keyboard changes according to Apple.  The way I type I can use an iPad as fast as I can use a keyboard but this should speed up the typing and [...]

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iPad- Professional business tool, cool accessory or family toy?

September 7, 2011

3 quick scenarios: You justified buying an iPad “for work” and 1) Now you never take it to work because the family uses it too much 2) You take it to work for the “cool factor” and you really just read articles or take notes on it and 3) You just don’t know how you [...]

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