Mobile

I wish the iPad Pro supported 3D Touch

Apple is one of those companies that, while they announce new things for their hardware every year, some new features are always pointed out just a bit more than others. Some just get the lime light a bit longer, or hear more zealous presenters doling out information regarding the new feature. We've seen it with Siri, the dual camera setup in the iPhone 7 Plus, Apple Pay, and many others. And, usually, those features get plenty of support, both from…

Mobile

IPAD MINI 4 REVIEW

Apple’s bite-sized iPad Mini has never gotten the love it deserves. Ever since it launched, it’s been a step behind its bigger brother in terms of processing power and screen resolution. This year’s iPad Mini 4 is no different, but that doesn’t mean it’s not an excellent tablet. With its high-res screen, small form factor, and zippier A8 processor, the Mini 4 is a truly great 8-inch tablet that’s on par with Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 and the Dell Venue…

Hardware

How the iPad Pro Can Get Millennials Hooked on iOS

Windows and Mac OS X have been my operating systems of choice for years, while iOS and Android have been supplemental OSes for smartphones and tablets. But I believe there is a changing of the "OS" guard happening as younger tech users move into the business world. Some of this younger generation use PCs, even though most use Macs. However, much of their time is spent on phones and tablets for personal and productivity projects, particularly iPhones. I believe Apple…

Technology

iPad Pro review

Yesterday, we covered Tim Cook’s claim that the iPad Pro could easily replace laptops, to the point that most people wouldn’t even need a computer. Early reviews of the iPad Pro are in, and while they point to a very strong device, they don’t entirely affirm Cook’s views. First, let’s hit the high points. Everyone agrees that this is a very big, very sexy iPad. It’s light, it’s well-built, the screen is gorgeous, and it’s fast. Ars Technica’s benchmarks show…

Gadgets

Government buys thousands of iPads for G20 summit and Centrelink

THE Abbott government has caught the tablet bug and gone on an iPad and Android buying binge over the past 12 months. More than 1000 tablets have been bought for tasks ranging from hosting a global summit to managing queues at welfare offices. And some departments are using new tablets to educate consumers into the hard fact that as public service numbers fall, more and more services and information are best accessed online. Departments have spent a total of about…