Apple’s new iPhoto for iOS may be just the thing you’re looking for to sprinkle fairy dust magic across your digital images, but you’ll still have to do some of the heavy lifting yourself, particularly when using the brush tools. Here’s what you can do -- and how to get started using them on your own iPad 2 or new iPad.
iPhoto for iOS promises to revolutionize the way photographers manage and edit their photo libraries, particularly for iPad users who have a larger display canvas to work with. Confused about how to get started with iPhoto’s multitouch tools? We’ll help you make sense of them.
Although multi-touch devices existed prior to the iPhone, few of them have made the impact that Apple’s handset has. Unfortunately, that isn’t enough to satisfy the United States Patent and Trademark Office, who has denied Cupertino’s application for a trademark on the term.
After all the waiting, all the speculation, and all the curiosity, there I was, finally downloading Lion. Little did I know, once I installed it, I was in for some very unexpected surprises. For days my workflow was impeded by seemingly arbitrary changes. So sure, while Lion is an update designed to be evolutionary rather than revolutionary, it’ll require some serious getting used to. After a few days of learning the system, my computer was a new beast.
What a difference one night makes! Only hours after Apple released a beta version of iOS 4.3 for developers, a veritable flood of rumors and leaks have hit the blogosphere. One of the wildest is that the next iPad and iPhone will come sans home button, taking advantage of the new multitouch gestures in the software to replace its functionality.
Thursday is when the public at large invades the Consumer Electronics Show, but most of the cool stuff was announced earlier this week, including a refreshed version of Microsoft’s Surface tabletop -- now with a price cut that still doesn’t make it affordable for us working stiffs.
Thanks to iOS, we all know how to use Mobile Safari to scroll a web page or zoom in and out using pinch gestures. But did you know that one of the third-party browsers for your iPad can do all of that and much more, complete with tabs and desktop browsing spoofing?
There are already plenty of capable VNC apps for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, but there’s a new kid in town called Screens, and it’s making friends quickly thanks to a superior touchscreen experience like never before.
It doesn't take long to learn iPhone and iPod touch classics like double tap for paste and pinch to zoom, so it only seems fitting that the bigger screen of the iPad might allow for a few more gestures.