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 […]
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 […]
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 oneÂ is probably destined to dominate the headlines, and for […]
“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?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 anÂ irresistibleÂ idea. But there is hope. Aside from the iTunes Store, where you can buy or rent individual TV show episodes, […]
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.