There is a certain amount of mobility lost in attempting to carry around many of today’s best tablets. Whether out of the Android or iOS camp, a 10-inch or larger mobile device is just not very, well, mobile. To overcome this, smaller tablets have been produced, and it is these tablets that have our attention today, once again pitting Apple against Google as we compare their borderline pocket-sized tablets.
Here, is your Apple iPad Mini 3 vs the Google Nexus 7 (2013) comprehensive shootout.Size
First, the pocket test. While you might consider me to be a big guy, with big pants, I find that both the iPad Mini 3 and the Nexus 7 fit comfortably in [...]
Although the audio capabilities of modern tablets have come a long way, offering more than adequate sound for a round of your favorite game or a quick video chat with a friend, they are still a little weak when it comes to music. Sure, there are tablets with front facing stereo speakers, like the Nexus 9 – equipped with HTC’s BoomSound technology – and the Sony Z3 Tablet Compact, but then there are tablets like the iPad, that have speakers situated on the bottom edge of the device, or worse, pointing straight out the back.
Cranking the volume or cupping your hand around your tablet to redirect sound toward your ears is good enough for personal use in most [...]
Here at TabTimes, we have covered quite a lot of protective and versatile cases for the iPad. Specifically, we have covered leather cases, Otterbox cases and iPad sleeves. So far, we have focused mainly on functionality, practicality, durability, and value for your money. Today, we deviate from that a little bit to focus more on class and design.
It may be subjective when we talk about design per se, but we round up a good selection of the top designer cases for you to choose from. Who said you can’t carry your iPad around in style?Burberry Alligator Case
[Price: $7,750, Burberry]
This iPad case is made of silk-finish alligator leather. [...]
Some users enjoy using their iPad without a case on. Also, if you do have a case, some of them do not provide sufficient protection for your iPad in some circumstances. Some cases leave the edges vulnerable, or do not even provide any protection for the front part of your iPad at all. That being said, iPad sleeves provide an extra layer of protection for your iPad. It is in that light that we have put together a list on the best iPad sleeves today.AmazonBasics Tablet Sleeve
[Price: $6.29 – iPad Mini, $6.49 – iPad Air, Amazon]
AmazonBasics is where Amazon provides us with our basic needs at very low prices. This is Amazon’s way of saying, [...]
When it comes to enjoying your mobile experience beyond your normal smartphone, tablets offer a larger display and often more pure power to process your enterprise apps, or just relax with your favorite game. Apple offers two sizes of their iPad to suit your needs, no matter which you go for, we’re here to help you get the most out of it.
Here is our quick list of tips and tricks for your Apple iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3.The basics
Before we really dive into this list, there are a few basics you probably already know that all iPad users should be comfortable with. Luckily, we’ve talked about a few of these recently.How to take a screenshot on an [...]
One of the most important aspects of any mobile device is the display, and your iPad screen is no exception. Beyond the physical capabilities of a screen, taking control of the various settings can make a world of difference to your device usage. In order to maintain your sanity, let’s take a look at controlling display settings, like brightness and timeout, on your Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.Control display brightness
First off, let’s tackle display brightness. The very first time you turned on your iPad Air or iPad Mini you may have noticed that the tablet defaulted to automatically adjusting the display brightness.
Automatic display [...]
If you find yourself typing often, editing documents, making presentations, writing articles and what not with your iPad, a physical keyboard that can connect to your iPad proves to be very useful. More time is saved, and more things are done faster when using a physical keyboard as opposed to doing all of those things on the on-screen keyboard of your iPad. Furthermore, a physical keyboard that connects to your iPad via Bluetooth is even more practical and convenient.
Say goodbye to tangled wires, messy workplaces, and even shortage of the product’s life due to the wire being constantly pulled, bent and squished. We are here to share with you some of the best iPad [...]
The mobile devices we use today all started out with a humble beginning, the mobile phone. The purpose of those old mobile phones was for one thing, communication. This purpose remains true today, but perhaps in different forms, including the addition of chat and email messaging over top of SMS, and video calls in place of audio only conversation. The aptly named FaceTime does just this, providing video calls on your Apple devices.Here is how to use FaceTime on iPad
While the instructions to use similar services like Skype or Hangouts would vary somewhat from platform to platform, FaceTime benefits from only operating on Apple devices in that regard. And the steps to [...]
When it comes to protecting your tablets and smartphones, there are several types of cases out there. We have silicone, jelly, plastic, leather, cloth, and even stickers/skins. Today, we would like to focus on leather cases for your iPad.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a leather iPad case? Which are the best for your iPad? Read on to find out.Advantages of leather
The following are the benefits of having a genuine leather case:Luxurious look and feel – Though it may boil down to personal preference, one cannot deny that the soft, smooth feel of a leather case is a go-to and cannot be surpassed by any other material. Easy to clean – A [...]
It is a very distinctive and familiar sound to many at this point, the electronic clickity-clack of the keyboard on Apple’s iOS powered mobile devices, like your iPad. But what if you just don’t want to hear this noise anymore, how do you turn it off?
Continuing to walk through some of the basics of using your iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini or similar Apple devices, this, folks, is how you turn off the keyboard noise on your iOS tablet:
Head on into Settings on your device. Just look for the grey gear type icon in your app list.
Once inside Settings, scroll until you find Sounds in the left hand menu.
The Sounds menu will now pop up [...]