Apple-Based Automation Control Systems Showcasing at CES

savant_ipadAn announcement has been made by Savant Systems LLC declaring that they are going to be presenting a media, automation and control system at CES 2012 in relation to Savant's scalable SmartMedia answer, which is aimed at an extensive customer market section.  As well as managing security cameras, climate, lighting and more, the adaptable SmartMedia [...]

iOS Apps on an Apple TV

A gentleman by the name of Troughton Smith has hacked his Apple TV to run fullscreen iPad apps - not streamed across AirPlay, but straight off the box. It may not be entirely practical, entirely pretty, or indeed released to the public, but it's an intriguing look at what's possible when you bend Apple's rules. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3A5vfML100] via Wired

LifeVibes CineXPlayer Delivers Home Theater Experience

cinexplayer_2-5NXP Software has announced a new launch of its widely well-known LifeVibes CineXPlayer at Apps World Europe. CineXPlayer 2.5 is the first video player for iPod, iPhone and iPad devices that can support Dolby Digital Plus. Obtainable through the Apple App Store, CineXPlayer 2.5 offers the experience of a living room movie practically everywhere. "NXP Software [...]

Yahoo iPad App Attack on the Media Stack

First it was the smartphones for Yahoo's neat IntoNow app and now it's launched for the iPad to aim at the ever-increasing media-stacking audience. The original app was launched for Android and iPhone early in 2011 and so Yahoo says, has had well over 1.5 million downloads. The move onto iPad seems like a good [...]

Kindle Owners Tend to be Wealthy and Educated, iPad Owners Tend to be Under 35 and Male

Nielsen 2010 Connected Devices Study - Age / Gender GraphThe Nielsen Company earlier this week released the results of a study consisting of 5,000 consumers who own a tablet computer, eReader device, netbook, portable media player, and/or smartphone. To say the least, the results were interesting. We've heard before that Apple customers are generally more affluent and hip (and some say sexier) than the [...]

How to View iPad-Ready Websites via Your Firefox Web Browser

Apple iPadCurious to see what iPad-ready websites look like without an iPad? If you have Firefox installed on your computer, download the User Agent Switcher add-on and create a new iPad user agent profile (details below) so you can view iPad-ready websites on your desktop (Note: viewing HTML5 video may be a problem since Firefox supports [...]