Tag: iPad mini

Watch Out for Cheap Lightning Cables

A few weeks ago I got my wife a few cheap lightning cables off eBay┬ábut there have been a couple of quirks with them. First up, they only seem to charge the iPad mini when connected one particular way. Connecting it lightning plug the opposite way results in no change flowing into the device. Perhaps …

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Make Your Own iPad Mini Dock with Flybridge

My wife was trying to find an official dock solution for her iPad mini but surprisingly Apple has not brought out anything that will physically prop it up and provide charge at the same time. Look no further than Flybridge. It’s a new Kickstarter campaign to fill the void left by Apple allowing you to …

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iTunes Music Not Syncing

Yesterday, my wife was having problems syncing music from iTunes to her iPhone. She had a playlist that would sync successfully to her iPad mini but would not copy to her iPhone. We tried all sorts of things, including: deleting the playlist off the iPhone and copying it back, reconnecting the iPhone, restarting the iPhone. …

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Apple iPad mini Unboxing

Here it is, the unboxing video of the Apple iPad mini! It really came as little surprise with the success of seven inch tablets in the market in the Android space that Apple wanted to get a slice of the action. Coming in at the top end of the seven inch range at 7.9 inches …

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Incoming Gadget – Apple iPad Mini

My wife has had some issues with her iPhone 4S lately when playing music in the car with the volume randomly turning itself down. Obviously, this is counterproductive to listening to music and so we had to find a solution. Unfortunately, Apple was unable to replace the device as the moisture indicator had been activated …

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The New, New iPad and iPad Mini – The Ulterior Motive

Depending upon who you ask, the seven month period between the “new iPad” and the fourth generation iPad (i.e. the new “new iPad”) may be a point of severe contention or an example of Apple iterating more quickly to keep pace with the market. I actually believe it is a bit of Column A and …

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