You may have noticed that we are suckers for a beautiful minimalist stand for iOS devices here at MacTrast, and this week’s Kickstarter of the Week is no exception.
Fleksy has announced today that it is making its alternative iOS keyboard available to developers for use in their apps. It has updated its iOS SDK and released it out of private beta.
The multitasking enabled workspace app hopTo received a nice update today. The app, which allows you to view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel files, and also manage your cloud storage amongst various services, gains SkyDrive and “open-in” support, and more.
Apple’s “Your Verse” iPad mini site has had a new “verse” added to it on Tuesday. The new story highlights the iPad’s use in professional mountain climbing.
The one glaring weakness mentioned by both detractors and supporters of the iPad is its lack of Microsoft Office. While Apple’s own iWork suite makes up for much of this shortcoming, it still has a ways to go. Enter hopTo.
If you’re waiting for the much-rumored 12.9-inch “iPad Pro,” don’t hold your breath, because blue isn’t your color…
ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley writes that Microsoft Office on the iPad is definitely on the way, and it may be here sooner than you might think!
We’ve teamed up with the great folks at FFWD to give away 5 codes for Percent Mate HD for the iPad – The 10 in 1 Percentage Calculator. Plus, one lucky winner will get an iTunes voucher worth $20!
When you’re on vacation in a strange city, wouldn’t it be great to have a tour guide, someone who can lead you to the best sights to see while you’re there? Enter VadoVia, the crowdsourced travel app created for travelers, by travelers.
Apple is reportedly set to end the iPad 2′s three-year run. Interest in the device is reportedly dropping, due to other more capable iPad models being offered for the same price, or less.
While we all wait (not so) patiently for an Apple television set, craftsman Jeffrey Stephenson gives us a peek at the retro television that never was via his beautiful wooden iPad case.
Ad network Chitika decided to test whether Microsoft’s Surface – a tablet heavily promoted by its makers as the tablet best suited for doing “real work” – is actually being used more in work settings than either Apple’s iPad, or the various tablets that run Google’s Android OS.
The team behind the Padcaster are looking to create an iPad mini version of the rig – enabling you to mount microphones, lights, and external lenses to an iPad, as well as mount the entire system on top of a tripod – but first, they need your help!
Everyone has run low on power for their mobile device. If you’re like me, you usually have a charging cable handy, but then you need to find a USB port, or charger to plug it into. Or you carry a Mophie-type charging device with you, but you have to keep that charged in order to tap into its reserve, and it takes up space in your backpack… UGH!
While Apple’s iPad 2, first released in 2011, may be getting long in the tooth, it is still a perfectly acceptable choice for some users. With that in mind, Walmart is offering the 16GB model of the device for $299 in-store or online. The sale is set to run for thirty days.
Good news today for Apple and other tablet makers, as tablets are expected to outsell traditional notebook PCs by a three-to-one margin by 2017, says a new report by market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.