Less than an hour after the iPad was announced back in January, we began getting press releases for protective cases and sleeves for Apple’s then-unreleased tablet. We tested many of that first round of protective accessories, and these were some of the most interesting options. For its minimal weight and good overall protection, we liked the LA robe iPad Allure from be.ez best, but there are as many iPad sleeves and cases as there are ways to use an iPad. The array of iPad protection shown here covers plenty of different uses and styles, and our ratings will help you balance form with function to select the one that’s right for you.
Hello? Is this thing on? Is there anyone out there? Echo! Echo! Echo!
Okay, okay, we get it. It's Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer. No one's sitting inside on their computer, are they? Heck no, they're grilling up fun, lounging in the sun, putting a dog in a bun. Well, just in case you're not one of those people, or you're not from the States, here's the week's best stories from the vacationing kids of Mac|Life.
No doubt you've seen the trailers for the movie starring Jake Gyllenhall for the movie spin-off of the classic video game, Prince of Persia. Well saddle up your camel, iPhone and iPad gamers, because the Prince is headed your way.
With summer fast approaching, and a well-deserved three-day weekend just around the corner, we thought we'd equip you with a few free apps that help you learn more about the world above us--the stars. The galaxy is a place in a long, long time ago that's far, far away and though there's no epic John Williams music blasting through our brains when we're staring up above it, there's definitely plenty to learn about. And if you're not interested in the stars, then maybe you can use these apps as ideas to spark up conversations at future cocktail parties.
We’ll be starting a weekly tip feature on Mac|Life beginning today and every Thursday after today. Each week I will offer four tips that will cover the iPhone or iPad or a combination of the two.These tips will definitely supercharge your knowledge of these popular mobile devices and give you something to show off to your friends, parents, or significant other.You might even out genius the Geniuses at the Apple store!
Air Display is a nifty software utility that enables you to use your iPad as a second monitor, alongside your trusty Apple computer. The app requires a desktop companion application, which is only available for Macs running OS X 10.6, and a Windows version should be arriving soon. Jump after the cut to view the video!
In a move that will surely limit the number of television shows that iPad users can view on their mobile devices, NBC and Time Warner have told Apple that they have no plans to convert from Flash--the way they currently run their online video players.