Next-Gen iPads Go Into Mass Production

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According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple has started the production of next-gen iPads. Bloomberg, which got the report from “people with knowledge of the matter”,  says that Apple’s suppliers have started the manufacturing of “iPad Air 2” and “Retina iPad mini 2″. Both iPad Air 2 and Retina iPad mini 2 are expected to be launched by the end of this year. Read More

Analysts Predict Slight Increase In iPhone Sales And No Increase In iPad Sales

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According to a report by Philip Elmer-Dewitt of Fortune, most analysts “expect to see steady iPhone growth” and “slightly more expecting iPad sales to be lower this quarter than they were the same quarter last year.” It’s almost nine months since iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini have been launched and the new models are expected to be launched in September. Read More

Two New ‘Your Verse’ Campaigns: Orchestrating Sound And Exploring Without Limits

Your VerseThis weekend Apple has added two new ‘Your Verse’ promos. ‘Your Verse’ is an iPad-centric marketing campaign that gives examples on how people of various calibre use iPad to enrich their work and life. The campaign features stories of people portrayed through short films, targeting one person at a time, on how they use iPad in their daily lives. The past ‘Your Verse’ campaigns highlighted usage in India’a Bollywood industryadvanced mountain hiking, sports assistance and deep ocean discoveries. Read More

Publishing Platform Medium Goes Universal for iPad

MediumStory sharing website Medium’s iOS App was optimised only for iPod Touch and iPhone when it came out two months ago. The App has been updated, and Medium for iOs goes Universal for iPad and iPad Mini as well. The beauty of this update is that it is much more relaxing to read from the larger screen of the tablet than on the smaller screen of the iPhone or iPod. This is especially true if you are trying to read ebooks and not just short articles. The larger tablets save you the pain from strain to the eyes and to the hands in trying to read and manipulate the smaller devices. Read More

Qustodio for iOS Helps Kids Browse The Web Safely

QustodioIn this age of information technology, kids around the world rely a lot on the Internet for their day-to-day activities. As a parent, you must be quite anxious about their safety online, as the chances of kids getting trapped by cyber bullies, revealing their personal identity or becoming distracted/misled by age-inappropriate content are high. Qustodio is a new browser that allows kids to surf the Web in a safe and secure environment.

Once you install the app in all the devices your kids use, you need to set Qustodio as the default browser to give it complete control over your children’s online activities. After you create your account, you can assign suitable avatars for your kids to have a separate profile for each of them. With a single Qustodio account you can connect to and monitor all your kids’ devices such as the PC, tablet, laptop and smartphone.

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Qustodio is an all-in-one cyber safety tool to help parents keep their kids safe online. Using this app you can monitor and track all activities such as the websites viewed, search histories, keywords used in searches and a lot more. If you feel that your kids are spending too much of time on a particular website, you can set time limits for that particular website. You can select a specific category and block all websites under that particular category. At times when kids are unintentionally taken to blocked sites, Qustodio Safe Browser denies them access and keeps you informed through alerts.

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Qustodio Safe Browser has highly customizable options. With this app you set different time schedules for Internet usage of each of your kids. With an Internet enabled device you can access, manage and monitor your Qustodio account from any part of the globe. The browser’s homepage provides you with detailed reports of each of your kids’ Internet usage. The reports are presented in the form of charts and graphs. The browser alerts you if something has to be brought to your notice.

Qustodio Safe Browser is available in free and premium versions. By installing the free version you can connect the browser to two devices and observe two users for three days. With the premium versions you can monitor many users and connect to more devices for unlimited services. The premium versions are available for $44.95 and $79.95.

These days, kids are very sensitive about parents intruding into the privacy of their online activities. What I like the most about this app is that it allows me to monitor my kids’ activities without infringing into their privacy.

With Qustodio Safe Browser parents can heave a sigh of relief, knowing that their kids are in a safe environment. You can download it from here.

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How To Tether Your iPad To A Wi-Fi Hotspot

TetherIf you have an iPad which is not 3G/4G compatible then surfing the internet on the go isn’t easy. Also, not every hotel, café or restaurant has Wi-Fi. And if they do you almost always have to pay for it. But if you also own an iPhone you can turn it into a Wi-Fi hotspot and tether your iPad to it. Below are the steps on how to achieve this. Read More