Might get one just for the Smart Cover.
New 4 and 5-finger multi-touch gestures for iPad in iOS 4.3 (and personal hotspot): According to Macstories.net, iOS 4.3 brings new multi-touch gestures built specifically for the iPad, including 4- and 5-finger gestures. The new beta reportedly allows users to pinch to access the home screen, to swipe up to reveal the multitasking tray, and […]
Plugged my iPhone into sync and got a message to signup for free “find my iPhone” feature in MobileMe. The find feature for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch lets users find the missing device remotely by tracking the location of the device. You can then remote lock it, wipe the data if it’s been stolen, send messages to […]
MUJI, the no-brand Japanese retailer, has released several apps for iPad/iPhone. Interestingly, rather than just create a catalog app of their products, they’ve also introduced three functional apps done in their signature minimalist style. These include MUJI Calendar (free), MUJI Notebook ($3.99) and MUJI to Go (free) for travel and mobile services. You can learn […]
The Nielsen Company recently surveyed more than 5,000 consumers who already own a tablet computer, eReader, netbook, media/games player, or smartphone to get a better sense of who is using these devices and how they are using them. Download a summary of the findings. Unsurprisingly, the majority of users are on smartphones and only 4% on tablets […]
There’s a new version of the WordPress iOS apps announced today. Download 2.6 for iPhone or iPad (iTunes link) or just upgrade through the store. Lots of new developments, including: Record video within the app and upload it to your blog Local drafts to save posts locally before they’re published or saved online Autosaves New […]
Minimal Folio is a simple iPad app that lets you present images and video to clients or other audiences. You add images and video from the photo album area on your iPad or by transferring through iTunes. You can then rearrange or group related items into columns and of course, move between images by swiping […]
While I’ve been designing for and heavily using the iPhone and iPad, I haven’t written my own app yet. Taking the plunge by enrolling!
Just downloaded the first version of Twitter for iPad (iTunes link) and trying it out. On first glance, love the clean, properly-sized UI. Try pinch/zoom on a tweet to see more info. Pinch again to close. Swipe down with two fingers to see a thread. The “write a tweet” view overlaps a bit much for my […]
MoMA has been quick to adopt online and social media practices in the last few years, and they’ve now released the first version of their free MoMA iPhone app (iTunes link). The app gives users “access to 32,000 works of art in the museum’s wide collection of modern and contemporary art; a dictionary of art […]
As I’m sure you know, tech and geek news has been buzzing for weeks about the arrival of the iPad and today was the day for pre-orders to arrive by UPS and for in-store purchasing. We went by the Apple Store on Stockton Street here in SF this afternoon and saw Jonathan Ive as he […]
In case you didn’t hear, the much-anticipated Apple iPad was announced today. Some notable points for me: New 1GHz Apple A4 processor chip Uses iPhone 3.0 OS It’s 9.7″ with a 1024×768 resolution Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating Comes with 16GB, 32 or 64GB flash drive Choice between Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi and 3G Starts at $499 and […]
First drawing on iPad.