Tag "iPad app"

How to make an internet fridge in 2015

September 8, 2015

In 2012, we wrote a story that showed just how easy it was to turn a fridge into an Internet fridge if you had an iPad 2. Three years later, the iPad 2 is nowhere to be found, so how can you make an internet fridge?

Shout encourages you to give, possibly while yelling

July 10, 2013

Conceived as an idea to help not-for-profits connect with the connected crowd, a new app is hitting the online marketplaces of Google and Apple with an intention to help you give a little to places who need it most.

Apple celebrates five years of apps, we remember the App Store before it was big

July 9, 2013

We're about to come up to the seventh Apple iPhone release, but before we do, it's time to celebrate another anniversary, and that's of the App Store, which is now five years old.

iPad app provides the angles for Origin this year

June 26, 2013

We're probably a little late to this, but those of you keen on watching the footy this week in possession of an iPad might be keen to see the game from a different position, and if you are, yes, there's an app for that.

What’s that? Shazam recognises more than music with latest app

May 27, 2013

Song lookup service Shazam has helped with the burden of identifying songs heard in shopping centres, parties, and on the radio, but there's probably more the technology could do. Well, the developers have heard you loud and clearly, and have expanded it considerably.

EA speeds Tetris up with freemium gold

May 23, 2013

Puzzle game Tetris might be nearly 30 years old, but we're still playing it, and now Electronic Arts has come up with a way to make us even more addicted, with a new version of the beloved game that comes with a catch that could seriously catch you out.

Apple celebrates 50 billion app downloads, there’s no cake (but there was a prize)

May 18, 2013

If there's one thing we can say about Apple, it's that devices in its iOS ecosystem sure get a lot of attention, and this week the company is celebrating with the 50,000,000,000th download made.

GadgetGuy Asks: What happens to my iPhone apps if I move to Android?

November 23, 2012

If you're thinking of leaving the Apple iPhone garden and join the world of Android or Windows Phone, you need to know that your apps won't come with you. So what happens to your apps if you leave?

Apps for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

October 29, 2012

The beginning of November marks the start of NaNoWriMo, an interesting exercise in the human ability to create, where you're asked to write a 50,000 word novel in the space of November. Anyone can do it, and with all the computers we have in our lives - phones, tablets, laptops, desktops - here are some apps that can help you throughout the month.

How to be more productive with your iPad

October 10, 2012

Not just for fun, the iPad is also a great way of staying in touch with your business, and can even help you get more done. Here’s how to get started.

How to save time and money with apps

October 6, 2012

Isn't technology supposed to make our lives easier? Well, yes, it does sometimes, and we’ve collected together a few apps that deliver on the promise.

App Wrap – our favourite apps for September 2012

October 5, 2012

With all the new phones and tablets that come in at GadgetGuy, you can bet that we're forking out for apps and games regularly, across a range of devices. That's why we're trying something every month, with our "App Wrap," a quick look at the apps we're using a lot on our devices over the past month.

Air conditioners: there’s an app for that, as long as you choose Samsung

September 21, 2012

When the mercury rises in the hotter months, wouldn't it be nice if you didn't have to look for that remote control, and could turn to your phone instead? Well now you can.

Westpac offers iCustomers a new way to pay

July 23, 2012

When the Commonwealth Bank launched a new business platform last week, we wondered why we didn't see more banks release digital solutions. Hearing the call out, Westpac has now unveiled a new app for customers with an iPad aimed at making mobile banking friendlier to customers.

Hands-on with Collusion: the Australian gadget that turns pen and paper on its head

June 15, 2012

We're big fans of Australian made gadgets, and a new concept by three people working locally aims to offer the biggest sheet of online paper for anyone working on an idea or project at the same time.

Microsoft Office coming to iOS and Android in November

June 1, 2012

Any excuses suggesting tablets could not be used for productivity purposes are about to be thrown out, with news that Microsoft will be bringing its office suite to the biggest mobile touchscreen platforms.

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