Category: Business

Crowdfunding Projects for iPad: Part 4

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-253-Crowdfund-iPad-4-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (148.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIts been a while since we looked at crowdfunding projects dealing with iPad. The name has changed a bit (to bring in Indiegogo and FundAnything projects), but the idea is still there: iPad accessories, apps and more that need backers. As always, read through any crowdfund before backing. I believe I have already been a subject of Vaporfunding (crowdfund that has yet to produce a product). It literally is a 1/100 issue. iPad Products in need of Crowdfunding Everdock – Aluminum dock for iPad, iPhone...

DuoLingo Teaches You a New Language on iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-252-DuoLingo-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (61.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWant to learn a new language? Spanish, French, German, Portuguese Italian and even English? Duolingo is an app that will help and they do it for free. It’s the basics of a language – the girl, the man, where is the restaurant and more. Once you master the basics, you will be able to unlock new levels.  You receive 3 hearts (aka three mistakes). If you make too many, you have to start the level over again. Continue to pass levels and become the linguist...

We Go Over iOS7 on iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-250-iOS7-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (170.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAt noon today you could update your iPad 2, 3 and 4 (generation 4) to iOS7. I did so this afternoon and started playing with the new features. In this video, I show you all the features of iOS7. Major OS Overhaul To get with the “Flat” initiative, Apple flattened out all the icons. No more drop shadows, bevels or glass-overs. The icons are white upon another color. The buttons also got an overhaul as the old grey “OK” buttons disappeared. Sometimes its hard to...

Pixaki: Draw Pixel Art on iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-249-Pixaki-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (68.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOver 13 years ago, I created an online comic called “Cybeeks” (see below). The early version of the strip was drawn in paint and had a pixelated effect. If I had this app, I might have continued on with that comic. If you are a game designer, graphic artist, photoshop professional or enthusiast, then this app will be a great tool for your iPad. Pixaki by Rizer is a pixel drawing app that uses layers so you can create images while on the go. With Pixaki...

Documents for iPad Corrals Dropbox, Box, Google Drive in one iPad App

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-247-Documents-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (101.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI have a few cloud drives. I have a Dropbox app, a Google Drive app and a Box app for my iPad. But when it comes to moving one file over or just searching for one specific file, this can get confusing. That is where Documents by Readdle comes in. I can set up all my cloud drives into one area and access those files needed. I can even set up a home drive for the iPad to pull from. I can bring documents, pictures, video and more...

CaptureAudio Lets Your iPad Record for Proper Transcription

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-246-CaptureAudio-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (72.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWell the kids are going back to school which means lots of note taking. I remember when I was in college – we all had tape recorders to get the professors words so we could transcribe later. Tapes have been replaced with MP3 recorders like our iPads. So a good note transcription software is ideal for capturing those lectures. That is where CaptureAudio by G8R Software LLC comes in. They have the ability to record the speaker and let you take notes at the same time. If...

iPad Note Taking Apps – OneNote, SimpleNote, SpringPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:06 — 104.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOver the weekend we learned that Catch.com was closing its note-taking application for iPad. Catch was a great way to put notes together and tag them for search-ability. However, some of you may need an alternative to this service – not including Evernote (which is a great app in its own right). Oh yeah. Yes. I am sunburned… SpringPad for iPad The first of three is called Springpad by Spring Partners. It is more than a note-taking app, its also a great...

Table Top Translator Turns iPad into Translation Device

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-241-Table-Talk-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:01 — 98.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you need an app that will translate English into Spanish, French into German or whatever the case, then take a look at TableTop Translator by SayHi. This app will allow the iPad to get the word out to whomever you need to speak with. The iPad sits on the table in-between both of you. You can speak into the translator or type in text. Text-to-translate voices will repeat in their tongue whatever you have said. Table Top Translator has over 40 translators...

Best iPad RSS Reader: Flipboard, Feedly, Digg and More

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:42 — 111.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday I take a look at RSS feed readers for your iPad. Last week, Google took down their reader service and two companies worked hard to get their replacements out there. There are a lot of RSS feed reader apps out there, some free and others with a purchase. I take a look at 4 readers I have on my iPad and if they are any good. Digg – Digg Digg was a company owned by Kevin Rose. They were the first...

Google Drive for iPad – Create and Manage Documents on the iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:21 — 78.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI have used Google docs for a few years now – ever since it was a simple document editor to what it has become today. You can create documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more. So with Google Drive – Google, Inc.you now have the ability to get those documents on your iPad. Google Drive is available for free and comes with 5 GB of storage (with additional storage price options). You can create or edit documents, set sharing, set for offline viewing and more....