Tagged: Tablet computers

Why Ingress for iOS is Best Suited for Your iPad

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365WhyIngressWorksBestOnYourIPad275.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (305.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday, Google announced one of their flagship games is now available for iOS devices. Ingress by Google, Inc. is an augmented reality massively multiplayer online pervasive game created by Niantic Labs, a startup within Google. The game allows you to head to locations and place your marks down to keep the portals within your team. There are two teams – The “Enlightened” Green team and the “Resistance” Blue team. You basically pick a side, then find portals – which are usually landmarks around the city –...

Microsoft Word vs. iWork Pages by Apple for iPad

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365MicrosoftWordVsPagesForIPad627.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (315.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA few weeks ago, Microsoft announced Office365 for the iPad and their first pricing plan which didn’t make sense for the home user. They came back and created a “personal” pricing plan where you could install Office on 2 machines – a computer and a tablet. The $6.95 a month ($70 a year) plan actually made more sense. It comes with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, and One Note. It also comes with 20 GB of OneDrive storage, Skype with 60 minutes of calls each...

iRing Music Maker, FX Controller

https://archive.org/download/Ipad365-2014/Geekazine-iPad365IRingMusicMakerFXController955.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (522.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe folks at IK Multimedia have done it again. This time they have turned the iPad into a music control unit with the iRing system. Two plastic rings with a dot pattern which will control beats, add tones and samples, and even control your programs on the Mac. I start with the iRing – two plastic rings that slip in between your fingers. These rings will control any iPad 2 or above (needs the front-facing camera to work) to adjust the beat and tones to the...

Benefits of Keeping Your iPad 1?

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-267-ipad1-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (123.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFirst of all, I would like to thank Jack and Carol Ellis. They sent me their 1st generation iPad because they knew I could use it on the show. Future episodes will include segments called “Will it Run on iPad 1” – highlighting everything you still can do with the first generation iPad. With this episode, I would like to reintroduce you to the iPad that started it all. Is it worth keeping, or should you get rid of it? What the 1st Gen iPad Can...

iPad Air vs. 4th Generation iPad – Should You Upgrade?

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-261-iPad-Air-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (161.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOver the weekend I purchased my iPad Air. The new version of iPad is actually a departure from the original design. But is it enough of a difference to upgrade from your 4th generation iPad? What about an iPad 2? Differences Between iPad Air and iPad 4. OK. First of all, I am going to start calling it iPad 4 as opposed to “4th Generation iPad”. Now that’s out of the way… There are FOUR differences the iPad Air is about an inch smaller The Air...

iStopMotion Creates Stop Motion Videos on iPad

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-259-iStopMotion-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (96.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe know that creating video on the iPad is pretty easy. But stop motion? You could possibly make the next claymation video by using this software. iStopMotion for iPad by Boinx Software turns your iPad into an editor for stop motion and time lapse films. You can pose and shoot, or set the timer to shoot with a few seconds in-between. Also, with the download of an app, you can turn your iPhone into the main camera. Use it in your stage area and press for shots...