Apple users down under are in distress as they find themselves locked out their devices. Whether it be a Mac, iPad, or iPhone, a good number of Apple users in Australia are unable to use their devices and are instructed to electronically wire money if they ever want to use their smartphone, tablet, or computer ever again.
Apple is continuing its "Your Verse" marketing campaign, showing how two iPad Air users - one a composer, the other a travel writer - integrate the iOS tablet into their lives. The pair of clips, which went live over the weekend, aim to show the usefulness of a tablet beyond the typical internet browsing, ebook reading, email, and games.
Osmo is an ecosystem of learning tools - apps and accessories - that transform the Apple iPad into a kid-friendly center for augmented reality. Two key components are a stand - holding the iPad up straight - and a mirror, allowing the iPad’s front-facing camera to work with the area in front of the tablet. From there, it’s all about the apps.
Ready for a 12.9-inch iPad? Some alleged parts for an “iPad Pro” have leaked out of China, showing what look to be an early mold of the device. Metal in appearance, it definitely has styling cues found with current iPads as well. An Apple logo is also present, as is a troubling feature we’d hoped wouldn’t make it to a massive tablet.
The gap between professional cameras and smartphones continues to narrow, and now Bentley is getting in on the act with a new documentary that ostensibly pimps luxury, but is quietly a paean to what you can do with an iPhone and an iPad, particularly if they're embedded in the motorized tables for your back-seats. A new video, dubbed Intelligent Details, takes the Bentley Mulsanne - the car company's most expensive and luxurious sedan - as its centerpiece, but distinguishes itself by having been entirely filmed and edited on iOS devices.
We’ve seen quite a few different odd accessories created by manufacturers then licensed through Apple officially. Today we’re seeing the first USB flash drive with officially licensed Lightning as well as USB - flipping back and forth to provide the user with super-simple file transfers.
The slightly larger edition of Google Play Music may very well be headed for the iPad sooner than later. Hidden in the code for the iPhone version of the software is mention of the larger edition, this week looking nearly ready for release to the iPad and iPad mini. This version of Google Play Music is very, very similar to that of the tablet-based edition for Android.
There’s a game on the iTunes App Store that goes by the name Kiwanuka, and it’s made for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This game is extremely simple and extremely challenging - just so long as you’re not a master of geometry. UPDATE: This game now works with Android as well, and is just as excellent!