(Not) using the Apple Wireless Keyboard (Japanese layout) with iPad Air
I keep coming back to this issue of pairing and setting up an external foreign language external keyboard with the iPad Air. The problem is not that it outright rejects such a keyboard but that it depends on a particular app’s ability to recognise it or not. Strangely enough Apple’s very own wireless keyboard for…
Solution to problem with Japanese input in Apple Pages
Equipment used in this problem: iPad Air, Apple wireless keyboard (MC184J/B), Apple Pages app (2.2.1). This problem occurs when you are using an external keyboard like Apple’s wireless keyboard on an iPad to input Japanese text into Apple’s Pages. When zoomed at greater than the width of the entire page text alternatives for your input…
Zamurai Mobile Whiteboard – Short Review
Back in the 1990s I was fascinated with electronic whiteboards. These things work like ordinary whiteboards on which you would write then press a button to print the content of the whiteboard for copying and distribution. It was better than taking a photograph, print or nowadays digital. The problem back then and still now is…
Apple Wireless Keyboard and iPad Air – Hands-on test
The other day I made friends with someone who had a similar approach to technology as me. He had bought an Apple wireless keyboard to go with his iPad. As logic would dictate genuine Apple products should work seamlessly with their other products. But this was not the case. Soon after I bought my keyboard…
Surface Pro 2 or iPad Air?
Our family secondary computer has finally died. It was a 2007 Sony Vaio notebook running Vista. It had served us well. RIP. This means we need a replacement, a new computer. So it was time to take measure of what is out there. The landscape has certainly changed since 2007. And my family’s tech has…
Apple Digital AV Adapter for iPhone/iPad
Wow. Who needs a computer anymore when you have an iPhone or iPad. With this digital AV adapter you can do your powerpoint presentations from your igear. Check out jetdaisuke‘s video on YouTube (sorry, in Japanese but you can get an idea of how it works).