We’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.
- Japanese language support for Siri (availability may be limited during initial rollout)
- Photos can now be deleted from Photo Stream
- Camera shortcut now always visible on Lock Screen for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch (4th generation)
- Camera face detection now highlights all detected faces
- Redesigned Camera app for iPad
- Genius Mixes and Genius playlists for iTunes Match subscribers
- Audio for TV shows and movies on iPad optimized to sound louder and clearer
- Podcast controls for playback speed and a 30 second rewind for iPad
- Updated AT&T network indicator
- Addresses bugs affecting battery life
- Fixes an issue that occasionally caused audio to drop for outgoing calls
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
iTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These Multi-Touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad.
iBooks textbooks are created with iBooks Author — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store.
For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT1222
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.
Google have launched a new service and App called Google Currents. It is their magazine like content reader that brings to your iPhone, iPad, Android tablet or phone online and high speed offline reading. Google offer a number of free optimised online magazines and other content. Check out the video below:
For even more information check out Currents page:
Here are some of the main points they make:
Add your favorite content
- Add your favorite content – From leading publications, to blogs you follow, you can browse, read, and share favorite content, presented in a swipable magazine format.
- Follow trending stories – Let the breaking stories find you. Personalized “trends” pulls articles, photos and videos into living editions, surfacing new stories as they unfold.
- Designed for all your device – Whether sitting on your couch, riding a train or plane, your Currents content is ready for highspeed reading on your Android or Apple phone or tablet.
All the information will of course be syncronised across your devices. Google Currents is only available in the US at the moment. We’re really looking forward to getting our hands on this over in UK, and can’t wait to start reading the reviews.
Calling all Star Trek lovers. Is this the best iPad App ever made:
Skype design VP Rick Osterloh has confirmed the development of a Skype app for the iPad. Where as we would have been exited about this in the past, we can’t help but feel a little disheartened due to the fact Microsoft now have their hands on Skype. We and a lot of people are calling this the end to an amazing product!
Check out more on this story here:
Here is a leaked video: