Apple’s success is built on streamlined simplicity and focus.

In the tablet market, the iPad is still the undisputed leader. One of the ways that Apple retained that status was this year’s introduction of a lower-priced iPad 2. Though its US$400 price tag is still enough to buy two Kindle Fires, it let Cupertino at least approach budget tablet territory. With next week’s launch of a smaller iPad, though, we may soon bid farewell to the iPad 2. That’s the theory postulated by Evercore…

"Apple’s success is built on streamlined simplicity and focus."

The Makayama Movie Mount is designed to augment the iPad’s video-shooting capabilities

One of the neat things about the iPad is that not only can it shoot high-definition video, but it can also be used to edit and then upload that footage. The tablet computer doesn’t exactly lend itself to use as a video camera, though, which is why Makayama has come out with the Movie Mount. The device is basically a fancy cover, that an iPad clips into. It features two hotshoes, which can accommodate a…

"The Makayama Movie Mount is designed to augment the iPad’s video-shooting capabilities"

The Yamaha Arp & Drum Pad app for iPad is a music creation app

The Yamaha Arp & Drum Pad app for iPad is a music creation app that’s not only capable of transmitting notes to external MIDI instruments, but includes a built-in virtual keyboard, allowing the user to trigger the arpeggiator and play numerous patterns from a variety of instruments. The arpeggiator takes center stage, giving users a choice of 342 arps from a number of instrument categories. These can be modified in real time for swing, beat…

"The Yamaha Arp & Drum Pad app for iPad is a music creation app"

MOBILE TECHNOLOGY:WORK ON i PHONE 4 AND i POD TOUCH 4G

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S on October 4, Siri was seen as the new iDevice’s biggest selling point and a major carrot to encourage iPhone 4 owners to upgrade. Although Siri originally appeared in the App Store in early 2010 before being acquired by Apple, the assumption was that the new version integrated into iOS 5 relied on the faster processor found in the iPhone 4S for Siri to work her voice recognition magic.…

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