New iPad Pros! And Magic Keyboard!

Apple suddenly announced a pair for brand new iPad Pros, coming sometime next week. It features an updated CPU with more horsepower than the previous model, even promoting as being faster than most computer notebooks currently out there on the market. It also features new cameras and LIDAR technology all packed into a tiny package... Continue Reading →

iOS 13 for iPad is now known as iPad OS

Last night, I watched the entirety of the WWDC 2019 keynote, announcing a slew of new software changes and update coming to all Apple devices this fall. One particular update that caught me off guard was the renaming of iOS13 for iPad to a standalone iPad OS. And the new OS just for the iPad... Continue Reading →

New iPad mini is out!

So my mum's iPad mini 4 is old. Like, battery-has-bloated-out-of-its-chassis old. Today, Apple announced a new iPad Mini, featuring the Bionic A12 chip that was once featured on the iPhone XS. The timing is perfect, given that we are heading to New York for our holiday and we can buy the new one over there,... Continue Reading →

Got my iPad replaced.

It was a painless experience. After I got the call from Apple informing me that they had the replacement unit on hand, I went to the Apple Store the next day. I approached one of the staff and they checked my credentials. Sure enough, they had record of the expected exchange. Within 15 minutes someone... Continue Reading →

Jinxed

I have often believed that my house is jinxed. Whenever I express interest in replacing an old device, gadget or home appliance, and start to look for the next available option on the market, somehow, by ways that cannot be explained, the old and current item would start to break down. It is as if,... Continue Reading →

Trying out the new Gutenberg.

According to WordPress, the Gutenberg aims to create a more feature rich WordPress blog. Right now as I am seeing it, the user interface looks totally different, one that requires a little bit of getting used it. It actually reminded me of WIX web builder. So back to the topic at hand: Should I get... Continue Reading →

Giving up my iPad mini 4

Almost a year ago I bought an iPad mini 4. I was excited when it came out. I bought the gold, 128 gb model and I used it primarily to read books and magazines while on my long daily commute.  It served me well. It's a great reading companion while in the subway to and... Continue Reading →

Resubscribing to The New Yorker

Sometime last year, I subscribed to The New Yorker, taking advantage of the 3 month subscription promotion for only $1 an issue for 12 issues. It was a good deal and I had not only access to the latest issue of the magazine, but also it's archive. I loved The New Yorker. Its long form... Continue Reading →

iPad mini 4

So yesterday I went to my local Apple store, and casually looked at the new iPad mini 4 that Apple just released. I held the tablet in my hands and noticed that the extra millimetres shaved from the previous iPad mini, as well as the ever so slight weight reduction over the previous iPad mini.... Continue Reading →

Nexus 7 2014 tablet; 7 months on

I bought the nexus 7 tablet more than half a year back. It was cheap, and it was at that time the all-round best performing android tablet. Even I'm a hardcore Apple fan, I gave the iPad a miss due to several reasons. One, being that I foresee myself not using the tablet as often... Continue Reading →

Digital magazine subscriptions

I have been a National Geographic subscriber for more than a year now. The subscription I am talking about is the digital version of the magazine. It has all the contents of a regular physical magazine, but you read digitally, from your iPad or iPhone. Though you don’t have the physical copy, there are several advantages to subscribing to a digital... Continue Reading →

Nexus 7 2013

2 weeks ago, I decided to purchase the Nexus 7, 32Gb, 2013 edition from Amazon. This will be my first ever android device that I will use. It took me weeks of research before deciding to get one. I was very hesitant at first, making sure that I am covering my ground and justifying the... Continue Reading →

National Geographic magazine app

  The National Geographic magazine app is my favourite app for the iPad. I am huge fan of Nat Geo and I subscribed to their magazine for several years way back when I was young. This time, the app allows your to read the Nat Geo magazine all at the comfort of your iPad. It... Continue Reading →

Nook vs Kindle

   VS  I own the iPad and I love reading books on the iPad. E-books are a big thing for me especially when the iPad is around. It is the most dominant form of usage when I'm using the iPad. I mainly use the Amazon Kindle to buy and read my books. Currently I have... Continue Reading →

Apple’s latest OS: Lion

Developers had a sneak peak at the new OS that is about to be released by Apple this summer, and they are naming after the king of all cats, Lion.A slew of information is already out both officially and developers who have been tinkering with the OS in and out. After reading through some of... Continue Reading →

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