The big question – what does an iPad do?

For those in the world that are uninitiated as yet, to the uses of an iPad, a question that often occurs is – What does an iPad do? And the truthful answer to the question is, not an awful lot. Now I’m not being facetious but it is just a pile of components, metal, glass and silicon and the thing that does the work or does the real job of Read More …

Digital Audio Recording Applications For iPad

In the range of audio iPad apps we have some simple audio note takers available, then there are the specific audio note taking programs or portable digital audio recorder apps for iPad, that allow you to also write at the same time as you take audio notes. The iPad is great to use as an audio sound recorder and good for taking audio memos. Another type of the iPad audio Read More …

Some interesting new things coming in iOS 5 and iCloud

There is quite a lot of talk around at the moment about iOS 5 and this is because for $99 you can get a developer account with Apple and you get full access to the preview of IOS 5. Not all of us though are willing to spend the $99 to become a developer or a let’s have a look developer and we would like to know what other things Read More …

Using a Behringer B2 Microphone – Podcaster Microphone

When you become serious about your podcasting and it’s quite likely that you want to get a really good quality microphone such as the Behringer B-2 Pro, instead of using a cheap microphone. The Behringer B2 Pro is a dual diaphragm high-performance condenser microphone for the studio. If you are a singer or other type of vocalist you’ll find it very good, and you will also find it to be Read More …

Where To Find The Best Free iPad Apps

Obvious really that the best place to start will be in the App Store in iTunes. If you check that out you will see the top iPad applications. A section for the best paid apps and another for the best free applications. I listen to a number of Mac based podcasts and I often hear recommendations. Sometimes they are they paid applications like Nebulous Notes which was recommended as being Read More …

Flipboard is one of those Essential Apps for the iPad

I have been using Flipboard for a while now on the iPad and it certainly is one of those essential apps for the iPad. What is Flipboard? It is a way to take the stuff you are interested in like the feeds in from Twitter and FaceBook and turn it in to a Magazine to look at on your iPad. It look a lot nicer than looking a the view Read More …

Theft of my iPad

On a daily basis this week my iPad is getting stolen. My mom is here to visit and because she didn’t bring her Mac Book with her she is taking my iPad. At least I keep getting it back after the theft but still, what a cheek? I am just teasing really I don’t mind her using  the iPad so long as she remembers to turn the sound down when Read More …

Where do you use the iPad most?

Lying on the sofa with the iPad For me the best place to use the iPad is on the sofa. I can sit there with my wife who will be either watching the TV or using her MacBook Pro. It is good to be sitting together, maybe not saying that much but the proximity feels good. The quite often we are not on the same sofa but she will stretch Read More …