L.A. Unified School District Wants iPads for All 640,000 Students

Back in June, the Los Angeles Unified School District awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads. Under its terms, the company will supply about 31,000 iPads to 47 LAUSD schools, each preloaded with a bunch of educational software. But evidently that’s just the first phase of the program. According to … Continue reading

After Hacking Attack, Apple’s Dev Center Site Is Up and Running Again

Eight days after taking it down in response to a security breach, Apple has restored the website for its Developer Center. Apple didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. But the entry page of the site was clearly visible this afternoon. Some sections, like forums, were still offline. Certificates, identifiers and profiles were back online. … Continue reading

Square Register Adds Offline Card Processing and Inventory Tracking

Not too long ago I wrote about the beneficial competition between point-of-sale app developers and today we see yet another benefit of the competition heating up. Square has announced three new features which are going to provide indispensable infrastructure to small and growing businesses. The three features are Square Pickup, Offline Mode, and Inventory Tracking. … Continue reading

Photos of Alleged iPad Air 2 Front Panel with integrated display

Some photos of the iPhone 6 front panel have leaked out over the past few days and today we’ve come across front panels of the upcoming iPad Air 2 as well. Interestingly, the leak reveals the display integrated with the front panel which is different from the assembly on the current gen iPad Air. This … Continue reading

Don’t Get Too Excited About GlobalFoundries and Apple — At Least, Not Just Yet

Don’t get too excited about an intriguing story from the Albany Times Union saying that chip-manufacturing company GlobalFoundries may soon start turning out chips for Apple’s iPhones and iPads at a factory in upstate New York. I’ve been checking with industry sources who have a pretty clear picture about what may be going on. And … Continue reading

Apple Unveils a Mightier iPad Mini

Apple on Tuesday unveiled its second-generation iPad mini, the successor to the diminutive tablet it debuted at about this time last October. And the device is largely as we said a few weeks back it would be. Uncrated at what’s likely to be Apple’s final event of the year, the new mini is similar in … Continue reading

TsirTech 15-Item Accessory Bundle for “Apple iPad” 4G Lite 3G tablet / Wifi model 16GB, 32GB, 64GB(Compatiable with iPad 2,iPad 3) Reviews

TsirTech 15-Item Accessory Bundle for “Apple iPad” 4G Lite 3G tablet / Wifi model 16GB, 32GB, 64GB(Compatiable with iPad 2,iPad 3) Perfect Complete 15-Item iPad 2 Accessory Bundle Variety of Cases for Protection and Style Great for Traveling and Leisure Time Compatible with Apple iPad 2 3G tablet / Wifi model 16GB, 32GB, 64GB Includes:1xTsirTech … Continue reading

Google Maps 2.0 Rolls out to iOS, Offers iPad Support and More

Poor Apple Maps. While we see very minor improvement from Apple’s year-old Maps application, Google continues to improve its world-class offering pretty rapidly. Why, Wednesday, in fact, Google launched an update to the Google Maps for iOS app, adding support for the iPad, indoor maps, and a slew of other features that were released with … Continue reading

HeartMath adds support for devices with a Lightning connector

I love it when a plan comes together… and I love it when a vendor enhances their product, either based on my review, or coincidentally with my recommendations! Either way, such improvements need to be recognized. Such is the case with HeartMath and their Inner Balance Sensor for iOS. When I reviewed the product, my … Continue reading

Over 90% of iOS Apps are Free, Average Cost is 19 Cents

There’s an emerging view among iOS developers that both the amount of work involved and value created by app development merit higher prices for apps. But a new study shows that developers test pricing tend to lower the price of their apps – or even charge nothing at all. New research published Thursday from mobile … Continue reading

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