iPads Tag

  Digitimes, Taiwan-based news outlet, is reporting that Apple’s iPad shipments will drop to only 10-12 million units in the third quarter, down from 14.6 million units in the second quarter. This is mainly due to consumers waiting for the company to release its next-generation iPad and iPad mini. The report went on to suggest that Apple shipments for 2Q2013 were – 10-11 million units iPad minis and 3.6-4.6 million units 9.7-inch iPads. “In addition to seasonal factors and lacking new products, Android-based tablet price-cut promotions also affected Apple’s iPadRead More

Posted On July 24, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Study: The iPhone is the Most Social Device

ShareThis recent study of social behavior across devices  revealed important insights into what people are sharing, on which devices, and the social networks they are sharing to the most. The study found that Apple’s iPhone is the most social device. The study compared 4.9 billion social patterns across desktop web and 1.2 billion social patterns across mobile web. Key findings include: The mobile web is twice as social as desktop: Consumers are nearly twice as likely to click and share content on social networks through mobile devices as opposed to desktops. The iPhone is the mostRead More
According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is now testing larger screen iPhones and iPads. It appears that the Cupertino-based technology giant is about to add more colors and screen sizes to their iPhone and iPad range. The Wall Street Journal report states that Apple has asked suppliers in Asia to offer larger screens for their iPhone and iPad. “In recent months, Apple has asked for prototype smartphone screens larger than 4 inches and has also asked for screen designs for a new tablet device measuring slightly lessRead More
The Financial Times (via MacRumors) is reporting that Apple is currently on a hiring spree to get more manpower on the iWatch project. Financial Times: The company has begun hiring “aggressively” for the project in recent weeks, say people familiar with Apple’s plans for the wearable device, a move that shows it has stepped up development but which raises questions over the ability of its own engineers to develop wearable technology. As Apple moves from iPods, iPhones and iPads into an entirely new category of product, it is looking beyond its existing staff inRead More

Posted On July 2, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Report: JetBlue Gives Pilots New iPad Capabilities

According to a new report from Aero News, the FAA has approved iPad-based EFBs for use by JetBlue Airways.  This decision came after a successful trial phase with approximately 60 pilots over several months. The findings from the trial shows that equipping pilots with iPads will add more real-time capabilities in the cockpit and save fuel by eliminating the heavy paper manuals that all pilots carry. Consequently, JetBlue already has begun giving all 2,500 pilots a fourth-generation 16 GB Wi-Fi capable Apple iPad. In an open swipe at Microsoft, the report states that, “JetBlueRead More
AllthingsD is reporting that Apple has won a major contract with L.A. Unified School District for iPads. The deal is worth $30 million, according to the report. “On Tuesday evening, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads,” John Paczkowski writes for AllthingsD. “The deal, which was approved in a 6-0 vote by the district’s school board, will see Apple supplying about 35,000 iPads to 47 LAUSD schools at a cost of about $678 per device. That’s higher than retail, but I’mRead More

Posted On June 9, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech News

Dekko’s Real-World Operating System for Wearable

Crunchbase has published a profile of Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup, which launched its first racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops. The game was built using Dekko its recently launched next-generation real-world operating system for the wearable computing generation. According to the press release at the time: Dekko’s real-world OS will give developers a platform to build apps that merge mobile technology with the real world in unprecedented ways. Using mobile device cameras, Dekko builds digital grids over physical objects with 3D mapping. This technology allows mobile devicesRead More
iPad Stand
Owners of Apple iOS devices are well aware that there is no shortage of accessories that you can buy to make your device more useful. Here is a list of iPad accessories that you may or may not find useful:     The iPad Commode Caddy This is the bathroom stand that replaces a traditional basket of magazines by accommodating both an iPad and a roll of toilet paper. Ideal for browsing one’s digital reading materials while indisposed, it places an iPad 32″ from the floor on top of a flexibleRead More
Digitimes is reporting that Apple is set to launch a low-cost iPhone  Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 in June. However, the Cupertino-based company is likely to ship in small volume to test the market. This information came from sources from the iPhone supply chain in Taiwan, the report states. “Speculation currently circulating in the iPhone supply chain in Taiwan indicate that Apple plans to launch an inexpensive model targeting emerging markets with initial quarterly shipments of only 2.5-3.0 million units to test market response,”  Ninelu Tu and Steve Shen reportRead More

Posted On April 27, 2013By Anne PrantelIn Editorials

6 Cool and Incredibly Useful Medical Gadgets and Apps

6 Cool and Incredibly Useful Medical Gadgets and Apps Medicine is one of the most vital fields in life where technology plays a key role. It is probably the first place you will see newest medical gadgets and apps based on advanced technology in the world at any time. Generally, technology should help human beings live a better life and derive the benefits of the best available medical care. For instance, there are several medical gadgets and apps that help speed up accurate and precise medical analysis in medical labs.Read More
Citrix Report- iOS Continues to Dominate Enterprise

Posted On March 29, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Citrix Report: iOS Continues to Dominate Enterprise

iOS Continues to Dominate Enterprise A new report from Citrix – Enterprise Mobility Cloud Report,  shows that Apple’s iOS mobile operating system continues to dominate Enterrprise. Citrix report was from Q4 2012 and is based on aggregated data from Citrix customers who have deployed enterprise mobility management cloud. Highlights from the report include: iOS continued to dominate the enterprise as the mobile platform of choice with 58 percent of global devices enroll. Android was the fastest growing platform with an 11 percent gain from the prior quarter. iOS was the preferred platform fro verticalRead More
According to a report on KDVR website, investigators are looking for a man who stole $63,813 worth of goods from an Apple retail store on Saturday morning. “Police responded to 1755 29th Street just after 2 a.m. after the Boulder store’s alarm went off,” Brooke Way reports for KDVR. “Officers found three large rocks that were used to break the glass entrance door, which police say was custom-made and is valued at approximately $100,000.” According to the report: [quote] Surveillance video showed what police believe to be a male suspect wearingRead More