Tag Archive | Apps

iOS 8 Upgrade Issue – No Space Work Around

iOS 8 Upgrade ImageWe’re sure you’re all updating your iPhone’s and iPad’s with the latest iOS 8, but there are reports that due to space issues, some of you are having issues.  Check out this helpful guide from Mashable on ways round getting your device updated without deleting apps, pictures and video.

 

http://mashable.com/2014/09/17/ios-8-without-deleting-your-stuff/?utm_cid=mash-com-G+-main-link

Be a rock star with your iPad and the ION Guitar Apprentice

Check out the ION Guitar Apprentice, making you into a rock start by using your iPad.

GUITAR APPRENTICE is a full-scale, electric-guitar-style controller that transforms iPad into an amazing guitar-learning experience. Simply place your iPad into GUITAR APPRENTICE’s fitted holder, open the GUITAR APPRENTICE app, and you’re ready to go. GUITAR APPRENTICE can be played anywhere as it requires no cables or external connections. GUITAR APPRENTICE’s strings can be strummed together or plucked individually, and its 14 fretboard-fret buttons mean you can easily play thousands of songs.

Learn guitar faster than ever before: Using the GUITAR APPRENTICE app, you can follow the lighted LED’s on GUITAR APPRENTICE’s neck and become a skilled guitarist in no time. The GUITAR APPRENTICE app even includes built-in effects, so you can make your GUITAR APPRENTICE sound classic, heavy or just plain outrageous as you mix and match distortion, reverb, flanger, delay effects and more. GUITAR APPRENTICE is Core MIDI and is compatible with dozens of popular iPad apps, including GarageBand®.

Learning guitar on iPad has never been this much fun: GUITAR APPRENTICE from ION.

 



Thomas Suarez gives a fantastic TEDTalk about creating iPhone apps

Check out this TEDTalk given by Thomas Suarez, a 6th Grader, about creating iPhone apps.  He is one of these very confident, enthusiastic old before their time American kids who delivers a clear and engaging talk.

Who said the future didn’t have hope.  If there are more kids out there like this one, they can only but bring more exciting developments in the world of technology and innovation.

Samsung introduce “The World’s First Samsung Chromebook”

Samsung introduce “The World’s First Samsung Chromebook”, the Samsung Chromebook Series 5.

But has this “NetBook” come along a bit too late with the recent rise of the tablet?  Having said this we must not forget that Chromium OS encourages you to live in the Cloud, making use of all Google’s amazing products.

As a side note, we are also still liking the MacBook style naming of Chromebook’s.

Steve Job’s makes kids spend – Next Media Animation

Next Media Animation have come up with another of their funny little animations, this time showing Steve Jobs luring kids in to spending money on Apps.  Check it out below:

Lifehacker bring you their best Apps

Android ToyLifehacker bring to you their Pack for Android, a listing of their favourite Apps.  They cover the following areas:

  • Productivity
  • Internet/Communication
  • Location-Aware
  • Utilities
  • Media
  • Photography
  • Backup and Security
  • Food, Shopping, and Entertainment
  • Photography

Check them out here:

http://lifehacker.com/5616299/lifehacker-pack-for-android-our-list-of-the-best-android-apps

Nokia Buys a Mobile Analytics Firm To Try and Become Relevant Again

Nokia have bought the Mobile Analytics firm http://motally.com/ to try an make their mobile apps more relevant for todays users.  As we all know Nokia have fallen behind greatly when it comes to the mobile market.  Once a company with huge inovation, it now needs to get up to date.

Check out this report:

http://www.electronista.com/articles/10/08/20/nokia.buys.motally.in.app.experience.play/