Maybe your Fruit Ninja scores suck. But if you're an iPhone 5 owner, you may finally be able to blame the hardware instead of your clumsy finger swipes. An alleged glitch is appearing on the iPhone 5 and fifth-gen iPod Touch, where extremely quick, diagonal gestures are not registering correctly with the device.
Well, even though we're all about the Apple here, we have to recognize what the competition is up to and we are as shocked as anyone to say that Microsoft had what looks like a pretty good week. Windows Phone 8 software is out in the wild and the Metro interface is some of the best work Redmond's done in ages and it looks wicked sweet on the Surface. There were a few stumbles in the MS Keynote, so we'll see if the OS works as well as it looks. So what else happened?
It’s amazing what turns up on eBay. Case in point: Over the Memorial Day weekend, a prototype for the first-generation iPad made headlines for having not one but two dock connectors -- but don’t bother bidding, because this sucker is sold.
iOS devices are great on their own, but if you're constantly using your Mac for work or other personal projects, you might feel like you're not fully utilizing your iPad and iPhone. With a few applications, however, you can transform your iPhone into a trackpad or your iPad into an external display and control desktop applications like Keynote and iTunes right from your mobile device. Read on to find out how.
Demand for the iPad 2 is just now beginning to stabilize and already we're clamoring about the next iPad 3. Even iPhone 5 rumors are out of control, and that's no thanks to the companies that make the components for these devices, who are already working several models ahead of us and feeling the heat to keep the wow factor high with each new launch.
According to a new report, display makers are stuggling to keep up with the industry's appetite for innovation.
A new report out of Taiwan claims that Apple has cornered much of the market for touch panel components -- nearly 60 percent. with the intention of using them to meet internal goals of shipping 40 million iPads in 2011.
In a move that can only be described as the most adorable (this writer's favorite animal in the whole wide world is this one), research scientist Jack Kassewitz has discovered that the iPad's touch-based interface can also be used by dolphins.