How To: Get the Most Out of iPad’s Virtual Keyboard

How To: Get the Most Out of iPad's Virtual Keyboard
If you have an iPad, you have to contend with the virtual keyboard. And chances are, you hate the blasted thing. Typing without the tactile feedback of actual keys is a drag, and it doesn’t help that the keyboard appears to be very limited in what it can do. But appearances can be deceiving. Turns Read more…

Review: Flowpaper

Review: Flowpaper
Simple and addictive. These are the two words that keep coming to mind when trying to describe Flowpaper. I’ve really never seen anything quite like it. Pick the color of your canvas. Start drawing with a single finger, and lines will appear, following what you trace. But those lines quickly take on a life of Read more…

How iCloud Will Change Your Life

How iCloud Will Change Your Life
Is it a backup? Is it a streaming media service? Just what is iCloud? Yesterday, the Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off with Steve Jobs’ usual Apple keynote, in which he covered three major new platforms for consumers: OS X Lion, iOS 5, and iCloud. That last one is probably destined to dominate the headlines, and for Read more…

Why Isn’t There a Killer Facebook App for iPad?

Why Isn't There a Killer Facebook App for iPad?
“Facebook + iPad” is a total no-brainer. They’re both content-consumption platforms, both user-friendly, both wildly popular. So why aren’t they willing to walk down the aisle hand-in-hand? Read more…

Review: Taptu for iPad

Review: Taptu for iPad
If you’re looking for a stylish RSS reader that integrates your social networking feeds, you might think that Flipboard is your one and only option. Not true. Taptu is a beautiful RSS reader that presents all of your feeds with smooth side-scrolling, wrapped in a glossy package that’s as cool to look at as it Read more…

7 Awesome Book Apps (For Grownups)

7 Awesome Book Apps (For Grownups)
Al Gore’s been getting a lot of headlines lately for his new book app about environmental issues, Our Choice. It’s an interactive app that’s also a readable book, and it has all sorts of built-in activities and enhancements to its print counterpart. And it’s being called a must-have, if only for its innovation. But it’s Read more…

Free Apps of the Day #6

Free Apps of the Day #6
Looking to get things done? Today’s selection of limited-time-only free apps for iPhone and iPad will help you do just that. There’s also a smattering of games and an app that turns your iPad into a window viewer for several beautiful environments. Read more…

Go to Your Local Apple Store This Sunday

Go to Your Local Apple Store This Sunday
Our current policy at AppleGazette is to never report anything that’s not “hard fact,” but I’m making a one-time exception for this. Because it looks like something big is going down at all the Apple Stores around the world, and that this Sunday is going to be a very special day there that you’ll want Read more…

Best iPad Apps for Watching TV

Best iPad Apps for Watching TV
Watching TV on your iPad seems like such a no-brainer, it’s kind of astonishing that it’s not more prevalent. I mean, just the futuristic feel of holding a TV show in your hands makes it an irresistible idea. But there is hope. Aside from the iTunes Store, where you can buy or rent individual TV show episodes, Read more…

Review: Sketch Club

Review: Sketch Club
Drawing apps are a dime a dozen, but what really sets a great art app apart is when it makes creating beautiful, sophisticated drawings significantly easier. Sketch Club is just such an app, and it’s probably my favorite piece of drawing software for iOS. Read more…