Apple’s iPad mini has had a makeover. The new mini, which will arrive in late November, will have a 7.9-inch Retina display with 2048 x 1536 resolution. That translates to an impressive four times the image quality of its predecessor. The new mini will also feature Apple’s A7 chip and M7 motion co-processor, which will provide four times better processing performance and eight times better graphics performance. Plus, the built-in battery will last up to 10 hours.
Apple’s recent announcement featured a variety of devices including the thoroughly improved iPad Air with Retina Display. With a shipping date of November 1st, the iPad Air can’t come soon enough. Apple has taken basically everything we all loved about the iPad with Retina Display and improved upon it in the iPad Air.
When Apple sent out invitations to the press for their keynote with the tagline “a lot to cover,” they were not kidding. On October 22, Apple introduced the new iPad Air, added the Retina Display to the iPad Mini, and finally announced availability of the long-anticipated Mac Pro. MacBook Pro with Retina Display models have also received hardware updates.
When the iPad was released in 2010, it created a market for tablet computing that simply did not exist before. Initially, most iPad owners used it as an Internet consumption device; a clever new means for browsing, watching videos, checking email, playing games, and interacting with their online life.
Apps are king these days—Apple’s app store has more than 700,000 apps and claims more than 40 billion downloads. As many mobile users are aware, there is an app for everything—and we mean everything, from personalized alarm clocks to calorie counters to sound-effects libraries.
Physical wedding albums are an important keepsake for most couples. However, today’s newlyweds are increasingly using tablet computers and other digital media to keep an electronic photo album of their big day, and likewise, most wedding photographers have incorporated digital services into their offerings.
Since its inception, the storage capacity of the iPad has always topped out at 64GB. Even with additional storage options, such as online cloud storage via iCloud, some people began running out of space by downloading HD videos, photos and music. Well, Apple has taken notice and has now doubled the storage capacity of the 4th-generation iPad with Retina Display, to 128GB.
This video review explores aspects of the Mackie DL1608 16-channel live sound mixer. You’ll learn how to control all of the DL1608’s functions with an iPad, using the Master Fader app. Rob Rives demonstrates a few of the preset settings and effects, as well as the mixer’s wireless capabilities.
Apple just announced the new iPad mini, which is shorter, thinner, lighter and more affordable than their popular 9.7” tablets. In a surprising twist, the larger iPad was updated as well. Just seven months ago, Apple announced a 9.7” iPad that featured a Retina display, and they officially named it “The new iPad.”
Life is too short to eject your iPad from your computer safely. Thankfully, Apple has provided us with iOS 5 and iCloud so we no longer have to be tethered to our notebook and desktop computers in order to sync data.