Category Archives: iPad

Apple Special Event Official Live Stream

Apple has decided to let fans watch today’s special event “We’ve got a little more to show you” LIVE – you know, the iPad mini introduction! You may choose between the official live stream on the web –>right here<– or you can fire up your Apple TV and follow the event from the comfort of your sofa. Either way be ready for the October 23, 2012 event at 10:00 a.m. PDT, which translates to UTC/GMT 5:00 p.m. and CEST 7:00 p.m. The Online Apple Store is already offline…

Thanks jasonsandmeyer for the fake Passbook ticket for today’s iPad mini event!

 

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Leather iPad Sleeve

Brown, black and purple are your colour choices for this perfect iPad sleeve (there’s even a Smart Cover compatible version). You can combine the leather with 4 lining colours (green, orange, yellow and aqua). The Joli Originals leather iPad sleeve is yours for 45 Euros (about $61) excluding tax and shipping. Joli Originals also makes this leather case for the iPhone and MacBook Air, in case you’re interested.

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Download Apple’s Software Updates Manually

Sometimes iTunes doesn’t get iPhone or iPad software downloads right and you are stuck trying to update to the latest iOS. In this case you can turn to Apple’s manual download page and get things going again. Also useful if for some reason you want to downgrade your iOS.

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All-Time Top iPad Apps

Not only for the iPhone, but for the iPad too did Apple release a ranking of the all-time paid and free apps. SoundHound, FlightTracker, BlocksClassic and GoodReader lead the field when paid iPad apps are concerned. Pandora (again), Movies by Flixster, Fandango Movies and Remote can be found among the top free apps on the iPad.

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Set Up Find My iPhone

Owners of an iPhone 4, iPad or iPod touch (4th generation) are now eligible for Apple’s free “Find My iPhone” service. So in case you loose your iPhone you will be able to locate its position, send a text message or wipe out all your data. What you need is the latest iOS 4.2 on your favourite portable device and an Apple ID. You can use any browser or the free Find my iPhone app to access the service. Check out Apple’s step by step guide over here.

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Safari Supports Text Search on iPhone/iPad

Another new and very useful feature of iOS 4.2 is quick search for web pages. If you are looking for a specific word on a web site you are viewing in Safari, simply type it into the standard search field (top right corner). You will get a list of results for the Internet as well as your current page. Scroll down to the end of the list “On This Page” and tap on “Find (whatever your search term is)”. Safari highlights the word in yellow and lets you jump to the next one. Apple gives you all the details in the official iOS 4.2 user guide (PDF download).

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iPhone and iPad Learn Printing with iOS 4.2

Finally Apple has released its big update for the iPad (and iPhone for that matter). It implements many long wished for features, such as music streaming (AirPlay) and printing. Thanks to AirPrint you can now access any printer shared by a Mac via WiFi to print e-mails, pictures, PDFs or web pages right on your iPad and iPhone. Just remember to activate printer sharing under “System Preferences” –> “Print & Fax” of your Mac. Your iOS device and Mac have to be connected to the same WLAN of course.

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BeoSound 8 iPhone Design Stand

Our favourite Danish design company has just come up with an elegant stereo dock for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. The BeoSound 8 offers simple beautiful design and a material mix of aluminium and six fabric speaker covers in lavender blue, purple, green, yellow, black and white. There’s a USB Line-in and it comes with a remote control, table stand and wall bracket. No word on the price yet, but it will hurt!

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iOS 4.2: Stream Music from your iPhone & iPad

With iOS 4.2 coming to iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPad anytime soon, there are several great features to look forward to. One of them is AirPlay. AirPlay means you can now stream almost any audio source from your iPhone or iPad to an AirportExpress, Apple TV or a stereo supporting Apple’s new streaming standard. The relevant apps will let you set your iPhone or WLAN as output and start streaming. It works with links in Safari, YouTube, Radio apps… you name it. Video played with VLC on the iPhone is out of sync though at the moment.

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