- GoodReader for iPhone and iPad updated with improved handwriting engine and more
- An explanation of how multitasking works on iOS [video]
- iPad survives 100,000 feet fall from outer space
- Samsung releases ChatON for the iPhone
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 10:06 AM PST
Aside from the improved drawing engine and swipe gestures to move between pages, the iPad version has also introduced PDF Page Lock, a function which prevents accident taps and unwanted page turns. The update is free for those who already own the $4.99 app, and if you’re looking for a highly reliable and capable PDF reader, GoodReader won’t disappoint.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 09:22 AM PST
One of the questions asked most often when it comes to multitasking on the iPhone/iPad is “Do I need to manually kill apps in the background to improve performance?”. And you’ve surely heard people telling you: yes you do, and no you don’t need to. So which is it? Well, developer Frasier Spiers aims to put this to rest as he explains on his blog why killing apps in the multitasking bar isn’t necessary.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 08:26 AM PST
No doubt we’ve all worried about accidentally dropping our iPads whilst using it. But rest assured, it’s a whole lot more resistant to sudden impacts – at least that’s what G-Form wants you to believe. Promoting their Extreme Edge protector for the iPad, G-Form drops the iTablet from 100,000 feet up to see if the device can survive the extreme drop. Surprisingly, the iPad’s still in pretty good shape, and more importantly, it continues to work after the free fall.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 07:49 AM PST
Samsung has released ChatOn for the iPhone, a messaging app aimed to compete with the likes of iMessage and WhatsApp (TMA Review). First released for Android phones several months ago, this multiplatform chat client supports group chat and more.
If you feel there’s room for yet another chat app on your iPhone, ChatON is free to download and reviews on iTunes have generally been favorable. Check out the video demo after the break.
Samsung, ChatON, – Free
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