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Access International Keyboards Quickly

November 11, 2012 | Did you know you can access all of your international keyboards with a single tap and hold? Just tap and hold on the international keyboard switcher next to your spacebar and a quick select menu will pop up to select which keyboard you would like to switch to. It's that easy!   Read more [...]

Turn Off iOS Auto-Correct

November 6, 2012 | The Auto-Correct feature on an Apple iPhone will automatically correct any perceived spelling errors that the device recognizes as you type. While this feature can be great for some, it can also lead to hilarious and even embarrassing word choices if you’re not careful. To prevent Auto-Correct-induced mistakes from happening, you can simply disable the feature at any time by taking a quick trip through your iPhone’s “Settings” application. While this won’t improve your spelling, it will Read more [...]

Words with Friends Tips

November 5, 2012 | 2 “Words with Friends” is a popular word game that is played on devices like the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad as well as on the online social network Facebook. The game operates identically to the classic board game “Scrabble.” Players use randomly assigned letters to create words, which their opponents then try to build additional words off of in order to score more points. By keeping just a few things in mind the next time you start up “Words with Friends” you can make sure that you end Read more [...]

Apple Begins Running iPad Mini ‘Piano’ TV Ad

November 3, 2012 |

With the launch of the iPad mini today, Apple has started running a new television ad for the device that it showed off during the media event last week. The ad — entitled ‘Piano’ — doesn’t have any voiceover; instead, it shows GarageBand running on the full-size iPad playing one hand of the two-hand duet from ‘Heart and Soul’. The song is an easy-to-learn piece popular with beginner pianists. Moments later, the iPad mini appears, playing the second part of the duet.

Cosmonaut Stylus by Studio Neat

November 2, 2012 | The great thing about capacitative touch screens is that no stylus is required. But if you’re using an application that involves writing or drawing, sometimes your fingers aren’t the best tools for the job. If you use such applications on a regular basis, you’ll want to invest in a good stylus. The Cosmonaut by Studio Neat isn’t your average stylus. Most styli look and feel like an ink pen, but this one more closely resembles one of those fat crayons we used in kindergarten. Combined with Read more [...]

Letterpress – a word game

October 24, 2012 | 1 If you are interested in finding a fun new game to enjoy with your friends on the iPhone, Letterpress is an extremely fun and competitive strategy and word game that can be played with friends. The idea of this application is to quickly find words using the letters that are available on the game board. Each time you are able to find a word the spaces in which the letters that made up the word were found will be colored in your team color. The object is to completely fill the board with your team Read more [...]

October 23 Apple Media Event Highlights

October 23, 2012 | Apple’s much-anticipated media event has come and gone. For the most part, the rumors we reported last week held true, but there was one big surprise. Here’s the condensed version: The iPhone 5 is officially the fastest selling mobile phone in history. Over 5 million were sold in its first weekend. The new version of the iBooks app was announced. Highlights include continuous scrolling and the ability to highlight and share passages via Twitter and Facebook. The MacBook Pro will be available Read more [...]

Rumor Roundup: October 23 Apple Event

October 18, 2012 | As you may have heard, Apple recently sent out invitations for a media event to be held Tuesday, October 23 at the California Theatre in San Jose, California. Other than the time, date and location, the invitations only said “We’ve got a little more to show you.” Despite the lack of official information, there’s been plenty of speculation about what will be seen at the event. Here are some of the rumors that are floating around: The launch of the new iPad Mini - Designed to compete Read more [...]

New Mac Mini’s with New iPad Mini?

October 15, 2012 | Alongside the smaller iPad, Apple plans to announce a new version of its Mac mini. Sources say that these Mac minis will come in two standard configurations, with different storage and processor options, and a third model that runs OS X Server. These new Mac minis are said to begin shipping immediately after announcement. Apple last redesigned the Mac mini with a unibody aluminum enclosure in 2010, and last updated the computer with faster processors last summer. These current Mac minis are Read more [...]