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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# iPad

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# Have your say
Poll: Should schools using tablet devices scrap them in favour of textbooks?
A review of one Meath school found that students are often distracted by the device.
# Apple
Bug allows Facetime users to listen to and, in some cases, watch a person before they answer call
Apple is working to fix the issue.
# toddlers and tech
12 solid reasons to ditch the guilt and let your toddler play with your iPad
Let’s not get hysterical about screen time, writes Chrissie Russell.
# watch your spending
Here are the new updates Apple announced this morning
Apple just announced a load of new products today.
# no iPad
This Irish comedian’s April Fools’ prank on his kids has gone global
Casually getting covered by US news channels.
# Analysis
The new iPhone is a gamble aimed at a specific audience
And other talking points from Apple’s event earlier today.
# eye pad
Spare a thought for all the people who got 'eye pads' for Christmas
You get it?
Does your child want a tech present this Christmas, but you don't know if it's a good idea?
The truth is that this technological evolution is the greatest social experiment of our time and as parents we are in uncharted waters, writes child psychologist Colman Noctor.
# modern technology
Gary Neville is using iPads to communicate with his Valencia players
Miguel Angel Angulo insists new Valencia head coach Gary Neville has no problem communicating with his players.
# reinvent
How do you go from stock images to showcasing at the biggest tech event in the world?
3D4Medical had to reinvent itself when its stock images business began to decline but a shift in consumer electronics helped turn its fortunes around.
# Be prepared
iOS 9 will be out this evening so here's what you need to know
Things will go a little smoother this time compared to iOS 8′s release.
# Analysis
Why the iPad Pro gives the middle finger to everyone, including Apple itself
And other things that happened during Apple’s keynote event.
iPhones, Apple TV and the iPad Pro at Apple's biggest event of the year
It was a packed two-hour session where a lot of ground was covered.
# TechKnowHow
Does using an iPad charger help charge your iPhone faster?
You’ve heard the claims but is this actually the case?
# not so techy
People are using cardboard boxes to make iPhone cinemas and it's strangely ingenious
Simplicity at its best.
# Las Vegas
Retired police chief says detective helped mayor delete 'child pornography' from his iPad
John Lee said he was not investigated for possession of child pornography and he is the one who is the victim.
# App-ocalypse
Dozens of flights grounded - because an iPad app had a glitch
# Under the Hammer
Pope Francis' iPad sells for $30,500
The Pope had last year given the iPad to a priest, who in turn donated it to a local school in Uruguay.
# apple record
Apple has just made so much money that it broke a world record
CEO Tim Cook is “kicking ass” according to one analyst. The figures are pretty staggering, even by Apple’s standards.
# little wonders
These incredible works of art were all created with Apple products
Artists and photographers have been using their iPads and iPhones to create some stunning pieces.
7 seriously disappointing Christmas presents
Socks in an iPad box. Thanks.
# TechGuide
Not using your tablet as often as you would like? Turn it into a second display
It’s always handy to have a second screen for your laptop or computer, and using your tablet is an inexpensive way of doing this.
# TechKnowHow
What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?
Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.
# Pick Me
5 apps worth downloading this week
Featuring: a new game from the makers of Angry Birds, a portal for borrowing e-Books from your local library, and a brand new old-school chat room.
# padded out
Apple is offloading heaps of iPhones, but is the iPad's day done?
Smartphone sales were worth over half the company’s income in the last three months.
# apple sim
Apple quietly announced a new Sim card that could shake up the mobile industry
It allows you to quickly switch between carriers.
# fixing it
Apple takes iOS 8 criticism to heart with major update arriving next week
iOS 8.1 will be available to download on Monday and is expected to fix many of the problems that plagued the original release.
# Leak
REVEALED: Apple's new iPad Air and iPad Mini show up in iTunes
Based on the photos, it doesn’t seem as if the iPad Air 2 will be much different from its predecessor in terms of design.
# supply and demand
Apple delays larger iPad plans so it can make more iPhones
The production of the larger iPad was originally planned to start in December, but strong demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pushed this back to early next year.
# Updates
Soon after iOS 8 launch, Apple is already working on three major updates for it
The updates are expected to coincide with the launch of Apple Pay, Watch and the possible release of a new iPad.
# Knock Knock
This amazing music video was made with 14 Apple devices
Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes filmed the whole thing in one take.
# app-ly yourself
What I learned: striving for the paperless classroom
Tablet computers could soon replace books – but it’s not as simple as just adding iPads.
# iOS 8
The 8 greatest suggestions from the new iPhone predictive text
It’s… creative.
# system update
Got an iPhone or iPad? iOS 8 has arrived for you to download
Those with an iPhone 4S or newer will be able to download the new version of iOS, but make sure you have 3GB of space free.
Column: Do you suffer from social media and internet addiction?
We live in an ‘always on’ world and because the internet is constantly accessible via mobile devices, it is very difficult to control.
# Burn
Ikea's new advert is totally taking the p*** out of Apple-mania
Introducing the bookbook™.
# amazed
This little boy saw an iPad for the first time and absolutely lost his life
Whoa. WHOA.
# headwind
Apple's iPhone 6 faces a big pricing problem around the world
Relatively poorer customers can’t afford it – and they’re turning to Android.
# load of manure
Train driver caught playing Farmville... while driving a train
There’s dossing, and then there’s dossing.
# Awards
These amazing images were all taken on smartphones or tablets
And they will put your selfies to shame.