Today we're going to address a simple problem many users have with their iPad - finding a Wi-Fi network to access the internet. The following post is part of SlashGear’s Family IT collection, helping those new to technology with the devices they own. These posts will also be helpful for those of you inundated with questions from family members about their devices if you just to happen to be your family’s IT specialist.
If you’re like — well, anyone — you’ve got a lot of stuff lying around the house you’re not using. The thought of getting rid of it has crossed your mind, but the exercise of listing on Craigslist (and the subsequent lowball offers) is exhausting. A new app, which is rolling out in Austin and San Francisco ahead of other markets, can take care of all the leg work for you.
Even when you go camping, you take your smartphone. For the drive up, or back down — maybe even for the compass app — a smartphone is still good out in the middle of nowhere. What it’s still poor at, however, is communicating. That’s where goTenna comes in.
It’s no secret that more users than the young, white, straight, American male plays video games here in 2014. Whether or not that means that Atari’s latest mobile game Pridefest is a good fit for the next generation of gamers is another subject entirely. Today ATARI adds more detail to their social-sim game which has players "create and launch their very own personalized pride parade."
All this talk of a new iPhone, but what about the iPad? Rumors about the tablet have been drowned out by chatter surrounding the iPhone 6. A new report suggests all the hubbub about the tablet ahead of the various iPhone leaks might end up being true after all.
While Apple has worked with creative agency TBWA Media Labs for decades, this week it’s suggested that they may be ready to move on. With Beats under their wing, Apple is said to be pushing for a new direction in the audiovisual elements they present to the public in the form of advertisements and billboards and everything in-between. "Shortlist" is the word, and one of the list members appears to be Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine.
Shopping online can be dangerously easy, and you probably don’t need encouragement. An app that’s well versed in your online shopping habits just got a lot better, bringing up memories of massive credit card bills and patiently waiting for packages to arrive. Slice has been almost totally reworked to feed your shopping — and shipping — obsession.
Suunto is announcing a lineup of connected devices for the active adventurer. From software to hardware, Suunto is covering their bases, bringing in a smartphone app as well as a lineup fo smartwatches and a heart-rate monitor. They app and hardware be used independently of one another, too — but work best when you link it all together.
Google Maps for iOS is seeing an update, taking it to version 3.2. The update brings in some useful functionality, like the ability to see search results on the map or in list form. The new Maps will also work better with Gmail, where your appointments will now show up.