Working and playing with an iPad is an immersive, singular experience. Designed to be held in two hands, cradled in a lap or propped up against a knee, the tablet is perfect for a bit of alone time: just you, your digital media and a few well-chosen apps.
But once you put your tablet down, it’s fair game for anyone else that you live with to it pick up and use. To keep what you do with your iPad private, you could password protect it, but that sort of thing just breeds mistrust and tablet envy. You might consider giving all comers free reign to tap and swipe to their heart’s content, but will they laugh or blush at your email or browser history as a result?
No one needs that kind of stress in their life. Let Mac|Life show you how to make sharing an iPad a little easier and more pleasurable for everyone with these six multi-user wonder apps.
After lying dormant for seven years, EA has resurrected the NBA Jam franchise to raucous fan praise this past year. After a new HD version of the game was released late last year on consoles, the series will be migrating to yet another platform, the iPhone. The Fight Night series hasn't been inactive for nearly as long, but it too will be getting an iOS release.
Tech fans aren’t the only ones enamored with Apple’s iPad -- a Georgia state senator is proposing to get rid of printed textbooks for middle school classes and replace them with Wi-Fi driven iPads following trials held in schools across the country.
Verizon iPhone 4 owners, welcome to the App Store! On the heels of the carrier’s own free My Verizon Mobile and VZ Transfer apps released last week, GPS developer TeleNav has announced that Verizon customers will be getting their own “Big Red” flavor navigation in the style of the AT&T Navigator app.
While most of the country was focused on the Super Bowl this past weekend (the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers, in case you weren’t paying attention), a couple of Apple-related developments went down involving both the Verizon iPhone 4 and the mobile iTunes Store.
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL!?? No? Prefer to read about all the happenings in the world o' Mac? Well, all rightie then. And if you go both ways, the big game doesn't start for a few more hours and here's something to distract you whilst you wait. Just In Case You Missed It.
Bowers & Wilkins’ first step into the world of portable audio is less like a step and more like an orbital leap. B&W has always been applauded for rich sound and contemporary design, but its first headphones to hit the market, the P5s, are so far ahead of the times that they feel avant-garde.
This week on TechRadar, an online crime map of the UK went live, and soon crashed under the weight of traffic, while a new PS3 update had some people criticising Sony for building in a backdoor that enables remote control of your console.
Also on TechRadar we took a look at how the Motorola Xoom and PlayBook stack up against the iPad and updated our Android 3.0 article with a whole load of new features that are coming to the OS.
Read on for this week's most popular stories on TechRadar…
While you can easily use Spotlight to find that missing file, it's nice to be able to open up Documents and have all your folder nicely organized. With Labels, you can add a bit more of an organizational element to your folders to easily flag down project files or identify the folder with all of your secret, personal stuff. Read on to find out how to get things in order in with Labels.
I guess that's a nice way of putting it. Motorola has released a snippet of their upcoming Superbowl ad, and were you a savvy media consumer, you might recognize the gist of it. Just as everyone wants to copy Cupertino's now-legendary tablet, it seems Motorola decided the sincerest form of flattery was how they'd run their ad copy too.
If you're not too smitten with the idea of paying annually for The Daily's subscription price, we've got three apps that fully endorses the Freedom of Information Act. Actually, they're merely aggregators and RSS readers, but they work for those of you who'd rather troll Reddit and sift through Gawker headlines rather than subscribe to hard news.
Many of us dream about working for Apple. Few of us ever will. Fortunately, for those who take the possibility of working out of the company's Cupertino campus seriously, a new insider's guide is chock-full of tips can help you get your foot in the door.
With its improved video and still photo capabilities, an excellent selection of writing applications and generous amount of screen real estate, the iPhone 4 is a device that gives journalists all of the tools they need to develop and push out a story from the field in a timely manner. That's exactly why The New York Times has furnished their whole stable of writers with one of the handsets.
With its promise of bringing personal hot spot support to the iPhone and returning the orientation switch to the iPad, there's good reason for people to be excited about the impending release of iOS 4.3. For those of us who refuse to wait for Apple to provide our iOS devices with additional functionality, the untethered Greenpois0n jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1 is now available for immediate download. Fight the power!