Create a 3D model of a real object using your iPad or iPhone

Engadget’s Michael Gorman on the new Arqball Spin, an app for the iPad/iPhone that allows for simple creation of realistic 3D models of actual objects: Sometimes, standard two dimensional photos, even those taken by a 41-megapixel sensor, simply aren’t enough to accurately depict a three dimensional object. Enter Arqball Spin, a free app that lets … Continue reading Create a 3D model of a real object using your iPad or iPhone

Use your iPad as a separate control surface for complex software tools

This is one of the ways I have always envisioned using a device such as the iPad: Bella Corporation on Monday showed an iPad companion app to its KillerKeys software at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The KillerKeys iPad App provides quick acess to shortcut commands across creative tools (including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, … Continue reading Use your iPad as a separate control surface for complex software tools

Ever wish you could use Windows on your iPad? Now you can – legally

While the idea of using Windows on an iPad seems about as exciting as updating your MySpace page via Facebook, this is actually a really great idea. A gaming company named OnLive provides a virtualized installation of Windows that you can use through your iPad for just $5 per month. But due to licensing issues, … Continue reading Ever wish you could use Windows on your iPad? Now you can – legally

Duct-cleaner sees iPad as huge benefit for business

SmartVan, presented by Service Max, is a blog for field service professionals. The website held a contest last year asking readers to write in about their favorite tool. The winner was a field manager named Chad Engle, who works for a duct-cleaning company called Mit-E-Ducts. His prize: A shiny new iPad. SmartVan caught up with … Continue reading Duct-cleaner sees iPad as huge benefit for business