Skype iPhone And iPad Apps Updated With Bluetooth Headset Support And Image Stabilization

 Apps, ipad, iphone  Comments Off on Skype iPhone And iPad Apps Updated With Bluetooth Headset Support And Image Stabilization
Sep 282011
 

Skype has rolled out a major update for their iPhone and iPad apps.

The latest version of the Skype app finally adds support for Bluetooth headset, thus enabling hands-free Skype calls and also gets anti-shake technology, which Skype claims “reduces the shakiness of an outgoing Skype video chat when using your rear camera”. Skype seems to have also tweaked the user interface.

The latest version of Skype iOS apps includes the following new features and improvements: Continue reading »

iControlPad will use Bluetooth instead of Apple dock connector

 accessories, Apple  Comments Off on iControlPad will use Bluetooth instead of Apple dock connector
Sep 292010
 

It’s supposedly already headed into production, but it looks like the iControlPad is still undergoing a few last minute changes. The group behind the iPhone game controller peripheral has just announced that the device will actually use Bluetooth instead of an Apple dock connector — a change that’s apparently being done in part due to Apple’s recent litigation with Hypermac, and to avoid any actual licensing issues. As you might expect from such a small project, that’s also put the team in something of a bind, and they’re now looking for help from folks experienced with using Bluetooth in iOS. Of course, while the device is being pitched as an iPhone peripheral to start, there’s also been support for other phones promised, and it’s now been officially confirmed that those other phones will include Android phones with Bluetooth.

[via engadget]

Freekade, the iPad arcade cabinet, goes up for auction (video)

 Apple, ipad, News  Comments Off on Freekade, the iPad arcade cabinet, goes up for auction (video)
Aug 182010
 

What’s the date today, middle of August? Great, so we can now say with scientific certainty that it takes four and a half months to bring an excellent April Fools’ idea to market.

Continue reading »

May 092010
 

If you have been using your iPad on a desk with the official iPad Keyboard Dock accessory, you might have felt the need of having a mouse to control iPad’s screen. This is because it is more convenient to use a pointing device for interacting with a device when it is placed in a standing position on a desk, just like how we do with our desktop monitors, notebooks/netbooks and so on.

Use iPad with Magic Mouse

Continue reading »