IPad Today 26

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Episode 26

iPad Today 26: E-Readers Galore, Skype Video, Risk, ToonCamera, A Microfiber Miracle!

Sarah and Tom on your best e-reader options, Skype video on iOS, ToonCamera, Risk, iPad 2 rumors, microfiber cloths combat grease, and more!



  • Readers
    • iBooks "Download the iBooks app free from the App Store. More than a great ebook reader, it’s also an amazing place to browse and shop for books day or night."
    • AmazonKindle A great app that turns your iPad into a Kindle with access to all the Kindle books
    • Nook "NOOK™ for iPad from Barnes & Noble puts more than two million eBooks, magazines and newspapers at your fingertips. Enjoy thousands of free classic books, sample books free and share eBooks with friends and family using NOOK's exclusive LendMe™ technology."
    • Google Books
    • Stanza "Stanza is a free application for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Use it to download from a vast selection of over 100,000 books and periodicals, and read them right on your phone. It’s a wireless electronic library that stays open 24/7."
    • Goodreads "Tap into the world's largest social network for readers with the Goodreads iPhone app! No other app combines the power and depth of the Goodreads community with an enormous catalog of books and book reviews."

  • iPad App of the Year was announced by Apple
    • Flipboard"Flipboard Pages offers a simple new way for publishers to automatically render select content in a beautiful, engaging layout on the iPad. Flipboard has also announced a handful of publishers whose content has already been enabled via Flipboard Pages including ABC News, All Things Digital, Bon Appetit, Lonely Planet, SB Nation, SF Gate, Uncrate and The Washington Post Magazine. When an article from one of those publishers is shared on Twitter or Facebook, a Flipboard user can simply hit “Read Article” on an excerpt or double-tap while browsing a section to get a delightful magazine-style reading experience."

  • Tech Support
    • Question. Are there help sites for games when you get stuck? Answer. Google it. In the case of Angry Birds, Rovio has several Youtube videos that might help you along by watching, so you're not really cheating.

  • Cleaning the screen
    • Microfibre cleaning cloth from the auto parts store works well. It quick and doesn't use any liquids. recommended by Rex from Opelika, AL.

  • App Caps
    • Sarah recommends ToonCamera, an iPhone app that's fun to watch on your iPad if you like video filters and comic effects.
    • Tom chose Risk "THE REAL RISK EXPERIENCE! Now on iPhone® & iPod touch®, pursue world domination with THE ORIGINAL game of strategic conquest. Mobilize against relentless computer-driven enemies or challenge up to 6 real-world multiplayer opponents. Play the game that has fired dreams of global conquest for generations!"



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Production Information

  • Edited by: Sarah
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