Osmo Uses Your iPad to Get Your Kids Playing in the Real World

A lot of kids love iPads, to the point where they're almost never just, y'know, playing with kids stuff. Osmo is a nifty little gadget that does both, encouraging kids to play with tangible, real-world toys that magically interact with games on the iPad's screen. And you can pre-order one through Osmo's crowdfunding… » 5/22/14 11:00am 5/22/14 11:00am

How the Retina iPad Mini Measures Up to the Competition

Retina has finally hit the iPad Mini, meaning at least resolution-wise, this little guy's packing a punch. And even though the 7-inch tablet market is not necessarily a crowded field, the competition that is there is running a tight race. Let's take a look at how the iPad Mini's specs measure up to the rest. » 10/22/13 3:19pm 10/22/13 3:19pm

iPad Air: Everything You Need to Know About Apple's Svelte New Tablet

Apple just announced iPad Air, the fifth in its line of (nearly) 10-inch tablets. Last year, Apple's big-boy got a perfunctory upgrade, but this year the iPad's getting a new super skinny design—and a new name—with batch of significant improvements that'll carry it through the next year. Here's what you need to know. » 10/22/13 2:06pm 10/22/13 2:06pm

News Anchor Mistakes Stack of Paper for iPad During Entire Broadcast

Have you had the sneaking suspicious recently that your iPad has quadrupled in size? Do you find yourself frustrated by a perpetually-frozen screen? Good news! It's because you're holding printer paper. But no need to be embarrassed; it happens to the best of us—just ask our avant-garde newscaster friend from the… » 9/18/13 12:25pm 9/18/13 12:25pm

These Guys Tried to Pass Off Melting Blocks of Ice as $4k Worth of iPads

Committing insurance fraud, mail or otherwise, is universally a fairly dumb thing to do—especially when your plan is literally designed to fail. Like, say, that of 29-year-old idiot Nathan Meunch and friend. Because if you're trying to pass off a soggy, dripping cardboard box stuffed with ice as a $4,000 stack of… » 8/14/13 3:15pm 8/14/13 3:15pm

The NFL Is Going to Be Using Microsoft Surface on the Sideline

If you're a fan of the NFL, you'd know that players and coaches stare at printed pictures of replays and call plays from laminated sheets of paper. Yes, even now. No more though, the NFL just announced a partnership with Microsoft that'll let coaches and officials use Microsoft Surface on the sidelines instead. » 5/21/13 9:53pm 5/21/13 9:53pm