LA Schools to Apple: Give Us Back Our Money

10:49 AM, Apr. 16th, 2015 · · iPad

The Los Angeles Unified School District wants Apple to refund the money it paid into a US$1.3 billion deal to put iPads into the hands of its students and teachers. The district broke the contract last year amid controversy over ties between the former superintendent, Apple, and Pearson Education.

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The LA School District signed a legally binding contract with Apple and Pearson, later broke that contract, and now wants its money back. This should get interesting.

Apple Adds new Emojis, More in iOS 8.3 Update

3:07 PM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · iPad

Along with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Apple released iOS 8.3 on Wednesday. The release notes for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch update say it includes performance improvements, bug fixes, and a redesigned emoji keyboard—none of which comes as a surprise since the 8.3 update has been available as a public beta.

Innori 22400mAh Portable Battery Pack with 3 USB Ports: $39.99

9:30 AM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · iPad

Innori 22400mAh Portable Battery Pack with 3 USB Ports: $39.99

Our deals on portable chargers are always popular, and we have a good one for you today on the Innori 22400mAh Portable Battery Pack. It has three USB charging ports, and it optimizes the charge for the device you plug into it.  You can get this portable charger for 42% off through our deal, at $39.99.

Hand Stylus: $14.95

3:15 PM, Apr. 6th, 2015 · · iPad

Hand Stylus: $14.95

We have a deal on a stylus for you today called Hand Stylus. According to the manufacturer, it has the world’s smallest conductive-silicone 4 mm rubber tip. Better yet, that tip is retractable and replaceable. It retails for $25, but through our deal you can get it for $14.95, a 40 percent discount. Check it out!

OmniFocus 2 for iPad goes Universal, Now Runs on iPhone

9:45 AM, Apr. 3rd, 2015 · · iPad

The Omni Group is taking its iPhone and iPad apps and smashing them together into universal apps that run on both devices. The the latest to reap the benefits of those efforts is OmniFocus 2.1 for the iPad, which now runs on the iPhone, too.

iOS: Setting Recurring Alarms on Your iPhone and iPad

8:50 AM, Apr. 3rd, 2015 · · iPad

Today's Quick Tip is about configuring recurring alarms within iOS. Using this, you won't have to go in and manually toggle an alarm to be sure you'll be awakened when you need to be. Hey, we all hate being woken up in the mornings, but maybe this'll make us hate it a tiny bit less! …OK, probably not.

Game of War: How to Play and Win a Casino Event

7:54 PM, Mar. 31st, 2015 · · iPad

Game of War: How to Play and Win a Casino Event

Game of War—the mobile-only MMO (massively multiplayer online game) for iOS and Android—features a number of "Events" that are key to leveling your empire and growing your army. One of the most important is the Casino Event, both the Solo version and the Inferno Solo version. Completed properly, these events are the single most profitable events in the game, but you have to do them right. Bryan Chaffin shows you how.