You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘iPad’ tag.
With technology, the landscape of college education has done a complete turnaround.
If you stop charging the new iPad as soon as its battery indicator shows “100%” you could be missing out on as much as 1.2 hours of extra running time, the latest testing shows.
The iPad on its own is an impressive device that has revolutionized the meaning of portable computing. However, if you’re missing some of the capabilities and function of your laptop or computer don’t worry. Here are the best iPad accessories:
Once upon a time, iTunes was a simple program for managing the music you put on your Apple MP3 player. Now, it’s a digital media management juggernaut that can be found on the hard disk drives of just about everyone who owns an iPod, iPad, or iPhone. As iTunes has grown up (we are on version 10.2), it’s become more powerful and, consequently, more complicated.
Link PC Mag
Long pressing—that is, tapping and holding down on a part of your screen—provides a lot of handy shortcuts on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Here’s a look at practically everything you can with this technique to save you a bunch of time typing and navigating your device
When Barack Obama joined Silicon Valley’s top luminaries for dinner in California last February, each guest was asked to come with a question for the president. But as Steven P. Jobs of Apple spoke, President Obama interrupted with an inquiry of his own: what would it take to make iPhones in the United States? Not long ago, Apple boasted that its products were made in America. Today, few are. Almost all of the 70 million iPhones, 30 million iPads and 59 million other products Apple sold last year were manufactured overseas. Why can’t that work come home? Mr. Obama asked.
Full story at The New York Times
The manufacturing processes of Apple and other electronics companies have come into sharp focus of late, with the revelation of more details about what life is like for the Chinese workers who make the world’s gadgets.
And money is certainly part of it. But an amazing new article by Charles Duhigg and Keith Bradsher of the New York Times reveals that there’s a lot more to it than that.
We love our iPhones and iPads. We love the prices of our iPhones and iPads. We love the super-high profit margins of Apple, Inc., the maker of our iPhones and iPads.
And that’s why it’s disconcerting to remember that the low prices of our iPhones and iPads — and the super-high profit margins of Apple — are only possible because our iPhones and iPads are made with labor practices that would be illegal in the United States.
The low-cost Indian tablet known as the Aakash, is finally shipping. In late December they opened up orders for the first batch of 30,000 units, and brought so much traffic to their retail site that an Indian cyber regulation agency called to inform them they were possibly under attack. And in the last two weeks, they’ve racked up over 1.4 million pre-orders — iPad-scale numbers.
It’s being sold for Rs2500, which translates to just under $50. The government then subsidizes sales to students, bringing the cost down to $35.