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Category Archives: iPad

Quickly add the Google Play store to your new Amazon Fire 10HD

Last time I bought an Amazon tablet adding the Google store was a real pain! It takes about 3 minutes and one reboot on the new Amazon Fire HD 10. In order to get the most out of my new 7th generation Amazon Tablet, I needed the Google Play store. GMail, Chrome and a few other apps were not available via Amazon’s walled ... Read More »

Apple agrees to a new licensing deal with Warner Music Group

Apple has agreed to a new music licensing deal with Warner Music Group, according to a report from Bloomberg. The new multi-year agreement will allow Apple to pay Warner a smaller percentage of its streaming revenue than it agreed to when it launched Apple Music two years ago. Apple’s original licensing deals for Apple Music had it paying labels roughly 58 ... Read More »

Pebble creator made an iPhone case that can store and charge AirPods

Apple’s AirPods — like many truly wireless headphones — need to be recharged fairly often. This is typically done through the included case, which charges your headphones while you store them in it. PodCase is a new Kickstarter project from former Pebble creator Eric Migicovsky that aims to make that process a little easier by directly integrating an AirPod charger into an ... Read More »

Huawei set to overtake Apple in smartphone sales, but that’s before the iPhone 8

Apple managed to achieve a little year-on-year growth in iPhone sales in its most recent quarter, but market intelligence data from Strategy Analytics, Canalys and TrendForce show that the company looks set to be overtaken by Chinese brand Huawei … Strategy Analytics and Canalys posted some of their data online, while TrendForce emailed us. All three firms show Huawei achieving strong growth over the past ... Read More »

NASA is going to send a spacecraft up to “touch the sun”

You know when you take your Fray Bentos pie out of the oven, and while it’s sitting there on your plate, you can’t help but just gaze at that scorching hot grill tray, eyes full of wonder, desperate to touch it? A quick boop on that steaming lattice would be OK, right? A tiny little tap wouldn’t hurt, would it? A quick ... Read More »

HomePod latest news – UK price, release date, design & specs

Apple is finally getting into the smart home speaker business with the HomePod, its rival to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, which have driven popularity for their Siri alternatives. Much like its rivals, the Siri-enabled speaker will be able to respond to voice commands and play music, set alarms, control smart devices, and search for information online. What makes ... Read More »

How to use an Apple ID account

f you own an iPhone, an iPad or almost any other modern Apple device, sooner or later you’re likely to end up with an Apple ID. This essentially consists of a single login, your Apple ID – usually your name followed by iCloud.com, me.com, or mac.com – and a password. An Apple ID is used for a wide range of ... Read More »

Zagg Folio review: iPad Air 2 keyboard case can boost your productivity

Wireless keyboards for the iPad come in all shapes and sizes. Some duplicate Apple’s Smart Cover approach by only covering the screen when it’s not in use. Others forgo attaching to the iPad, letting users decide which case to use. And some keyboards offer complete protection. Such is the case (forgive the pun) with the Zagg Folio. The Folio is ... Read More »

Split-screen mode could be a huge selling point for the rumored iPad Pro

Apple fans would never deign to carry a Surface Pro, but Microsoft’s advanced tablet has a lot to offer. PCWorld’s Mark Hachman swears by his Surface Pro 3, praising its light weight, generous 12-inch screen size, and improved Type Cover. Since it runs full Windows 8.1, he can run all the same apps he has on a more traditional PC, ... Read More »

Hidden iOS 9 keyboard hints at a larger-screen iPad Pro

In yet another sign that an iPad Pro is coming, Apple has apparently stashed away a keyboard for larger screens in iOS 9. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith discovered this larger keyboard format while delving through the iOS 9 software development kit. The layout is similar to a standard physical keyboard, with keys for tab, caps lock, colon, pipe, question mark, angle ... Read More »

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