May 30, 2013  5:39 PM

Finally, the gadget we’ve all been waiting for… iSPOON

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Apple, cooking, foodie, ipad, iPhone, smartphone

This is what every gadget-loving foodie needs in their kitchen - an iSpoon.

Remember the last time you were using the Jamie Oliver app on your iPad and confused your stylus with your wooden spoon, consequently getting passata all over the screen of your shiny device?...

April 4, 2013  2:39 PM

The John-E-Reader

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
Bathroom, ipad, Kickstarter, Toilet

Someone out there is hoping to to get funding for a production run of a gadget that holds your e-reader when you're sitting on...

January 17, 2013  5:13 PM

iPotty – waterproof accessory for the iPad

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
CES, ipad, ipotty, touchscreen

At CES in Las Vegas this year, there was a varied amount of weird and wonderful technology being showcased, but the iPotty has to be up there with one of the strangest.

CTA Digital, which manufacturers accessories for iPads and Kindles, had a potty...

August 28, 2012  9:45 AM

Got a spare £80k for an Apple 1?

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Apple, Apple-1, ipad, iPhone, steve jobs

March 28, 2012  3:06 PM

Apple marketing spin: It’s not a problem, it’s a great feature!

falani Profile: falani
Apple, battery, IOS, ipad, iPhone, iPod Touch

March 21, 2012  12:22 PM

MP rebuked for fiddling

WAshford Profile: WAshford

In this day and age, who can say they are not guilty of fiddling in much the same way as the SNP's Angus MacNeil who was caught at it during a debate in the House of Commons.

Unfortunately for the MP, he was seen by Speaker John Bercow  and rebuked for fiddling with his smart...

March 9, 2012  3:31 PM

Twitter is more useful than you think

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Apple, Internet Explorer, ipad, London, outlook express, twitter

Twitter has added another string to its ever impressive bow of usefulness. 

It can now practically write Downtime entries. 

The hashtag "#ComputingSongs" was trending in...

March 8, 2012  12:17 PM

How the New iPad was developed

falani Profile: falani
4G, Apple, ipad, television

An instant messaging conversation between two Apple execs, Tom and Stephen, was recorded and can now be exclusively unveiled right here on Downtime detailing how the New iPad was put together.

Tom: Thanks for helping me, I'm so behind on the next iPad and I...

January 13, 2012  10:19 AM

Gambling for nerds

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Apple, ipad, iPhone

Accumulator, seven fold, odds on. Are these, along with everything football, a foreign language to you? Have you been the odd one out when your friends popped down to the bookies to have a flutter?


Following the news that Apple is...

January 11, 2012  11:59 AM

After its meteoric rise the iPad has come back down to earth with a bang.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
ipad, Nevada

A company proved the resilience of its military grade tablet case by dropping a bowling ball on an iPad inside the case.

But following the failure of this stunt to increase interest, which you can see below, the company decided to try something that was actually more likely to...

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