Apple Q2 2014 Earnings iPad Sales

Have we already reached peak iPad?

By on April 23, 2014 at 5:30 PM.

Have we already reached peak iPad?

Apple’s latest earnings report was mostly good news for the company, but there was one potentially dark cloud: iPad sales. On the quarter, Apple sold 16.35 million iPads, which was below the consensus estimate of 19.7 million units sold. Analyst Benedict Evans has put together a chart for trailing twelve months unit sales for both the iPhone and the iPad and has found that the iPad’s growth has been stopped dead in its tracks. More →

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Top-40 iPhone Apps

The 40 best iPhone and Android apps you’ve never heard of

By on April 21, 2014 at 12:01 PM.

The 40 best iPhone and Android apps you’ve never heard of

Sifting through hundreds of thousands of apps in Apple and Google’s mobile app stores to find new interesting software is practically impossible thanks to all the clutter out there. We try to highlight great apps here and there on BGR — check out 10 of the most gorgeous iPhone apps ever and 15 amazing Android apps that do things the iPhone cannot for examples — but there are plenty more where those came from. As it turns out, some excellent options recently popped up when thousands of Reddit users came together in an “Ask Reddit” thread to discuss their “favorite apps that no one knows about.” More →

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Hearthstone Heroes of Warcraft for iPad

Blizzard’s free Hearthstone card game conquers the iPad

By on April 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM.

Blizzard’s free Hearthstone card game conquers the iPad

Blizzard’s new Warcraft-inspired card game soft-launched on iPad in early April, and was released worldwide earlier this week as a free download. However, in less than a day the game took the App Store by storm, quickly becoming the top application in the Top Free Apps charts in many markets. According to data provided by App Annie, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now the No. 1 free app in 38 markets where the App Store is available to customers, including the U.S. When looking at iPad games only, the app is No. 1 in 40 countries. More →

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iPad Transparent Keyboard Accessory

Video: Awesome accessory puts transparent physical keyboard on your iPad’s screen

By on April 18, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Video: Awesome accessory puts transparent physical keyboard on your iPad’s screen

Tactus Technology is a startup that has developed an accessory that can create transparent keyboard buttons on top of a touchscreen display. The company is working with Taiwan-based Wistron, Business Insider reports, to manufacture such a keyboard case accessory for the iPad, which should start shipping later this year. More →

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Hearthstone for iPad Worldwide

Blizzard’s free World of Warcraft card game Hearthstone is now available worldwide on iPad

By on April 16, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Blizzard’s free World of Warcraft card game Hearthstone is now available worldwide on iPad

Blizzard announced on Wednesday that its free-to-play collectible card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is finally rolling out worldwide for the iPad. Hearthstone has been available on the iPad in select regions for a few weeks, but April 16th represents the app’s official international launch. The app supports the 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation iPads as well as the iPad mini, Retina iPad mini and iPad Air. More →

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Sleep iPhone App Free Download

Download this app right now: Sleep for iPhone and iPad is now free

By on April 9, 2014 at 1:27 PM.

Download this app right now: Sleep for iPhone and iPad is now free

Getting enough sleep is hugely important for our health, but we often overlook just how crucial it really is. Sleep helps improve our ability to learn, it speeds up our metabolism, it improves our mood, it promotes cardiovascular health and it even helps fight disease. As important as sleep is, it stands to reason that the iOS App Store would be flooded with apps that claim to help you get a better rest each night. Finding a good option can be difficult, but it becomes significantly easier when one of the top-rated options becomes free for a limited time. More →

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AirMusic Free Download

Download this app right now: AirMusic for iPhone and iPad is now free

By on April 4, 2014 at 10:50 AM.

Download this app right now: AirMusic for iPhone and iPad is now free

Apple’s AirPlay is great, as long as you own plenty of compatible devices. The proprietary wireless streaming solution allows users to stream music and videos from an iPhone, iPad or Mac computer to another device with a simple tap or click. For Apple TV owners and users of various compatible third-party devices, AirPlay is awesome. But what happens if you have a Chromecast, Xbox, PlayStation or some other device that doesn’t tout Apple compatibility? Say hello to AirMusic. More →

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How To Print Pictures From iPad

Want your iPad photos made into a printed book in just a few hours? There’s an app for that

By on April 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

Want your iPad photos made into a printed book in just a few hours? There’s an app for that

Kodak Alaris on Wednesday announced a new iPad app that will let users quickly create and print photo books from their images, offering them a same day in-store pick-up feature that may certainly come in handy on some occasions. Kodak Moments HD is now available as a free download from the App Store for iPads running iOS 7.0.1 or later. More →

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Office for iPad Print App

This app fixes one of Office for iPad’s biggest flaws

By on April 1, 2014 at 11:45 AM.

This app fixes one of Office for iPad’s biggest flaws

It was only a matter of time until Microsoft brought its Office suite to the iPad, and Apple device owners are champing at the bit to gets their hands on it. Although the apps have been received remarkably well since launch, rounding out the top of the download charts, a few key features were lost in translation. More →

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Custom Fonts iPhone iPad

This is the best way to get custom fonts on your iPhone and iPad

By on March 31, 2014 at 5:05 PM.

This is the best way to get custom fonts on your iPhone and iPad

The iPhone 5s might have been our pick for the best smartphone of 2013, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a multitude of minor annoyances with the popular phone. One of the many features the iPhone 5s and its iOS brethren lack is the ability to change the font in any given text box. Although you’re out of luck while typing within the the current system, one app will allow you to install your own custom fonts inside of apps that take advantage of the iOS font book. More →

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iPhone Apps Price

Why is Apple jacking up iPhone and iPad app prices for some users?

By on March 31, 2014 at 3:01 PM.

Why is Apple jacking up iPhone and iPad app prices for some users?

If you’re a fan of downloading apps on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch handheld in several big mobile device markets around the world, buying the latest and greatest iOS apps is about to get a little bit more expensive. More →

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Facebook Chat Heads Jailbreak

If you use Facebook a lot, this terrific iPhone tweak is a must-have

By on March 31, 2014 at 2:07 PM.

If you use Facebook a lot, this terrific iPhone tweak is a must-have

Social media obsessives rejoice! If you can’t stand leaving your Facebook chat unchecked for even a moment, this jailbreak app will bring the ubiquitous “chat heads” to any screen on your iOS 7 device. According to iClarified, Adam Bell’s Message Box breaks your chat free from Facebook’s apps, allowing you to respond to messages from anywhere on your phone or tablet. You’ll need to have Paper installed for Message Box to work, but this jailbreak tweak will give you the ability to delete the Facebook Messenger app once and for all. No more annoying push notifications — chats are now always just one click away. Message Box is free to download on Cydia.

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Auxo 2 Download

This redesigned iOS 7 multitasking interface is amazing, and it launches Wednesday

By on March 31, 2014 at 10:41 AM.

This redesigned iOS 7 multitasking interface is amazing, and it launches Wednesday

We have spent plenty of time showcasing gorgeous iPhone apps here on BGR, but sometimes it’s downright shocking what developers can accomplish when they’re not forced to operate within the confines of Apple’s third-party app development guidelines. Case in point: Auxo 2. More →

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