Archive for May, 2010
On the eve of the iPad launch in Canada, the following information includes some Q&A regarding the Bell, Rogers, and Telus iPad 3G data plans and various conditions surrounding those packages.
iPad 3G Q&A
1.) Where can I purchase my iPad 3G?
Both the iPad WiFi and iPad 3G may be purchased through Apple Stores, Apple Online Stores, and select Apple Resellers in Canada. Contact your local Apple Store/Reseller for availability.
2.) Who are … Read More
Have you ever been in a hurry to charge your iPad or maybe when you first plugged your iPad into your computer it didn’t show that it was charging? The manufacturer MSI has just released a utility for its Windows based computers that will charge the iPad more efficiently.
The iPad has very special charging requirements as it prefers a 1.2A power supply rather than the 0.5., which is … Read More
iDleFrame is a picture frame for the iPad but that also includes a clock, the time, and date/calendar with the photo slideshow.
iDleFrame allows users to turn their iPad into a digital picture frame that also includes the current time, date, and calendar during the photo slides. While the iPad does already include a digital picture frame feature, iDleFrame essentially adds the clock and calendar functions.
The app … Read More
When the iPad launched in the USA on April 3rd, I was contemplating driving down to pick up an iPad to bring back to Canada (similar to my experience with the first iPhone). Lucky enough, one of my brother’s friends happened to be in Seattle during the weekend launch. He emailed to say that iPad were in stock and picked up a few iPads for us (thanks Ben!).
So as … Read More
As reported yesterday, Bell has officially revealed their Apple iPad data plans.
The iPad 3G + WiFi data plans from Bell are exactly the same as Rogers, offering two non-contracted packages.
The two data packages once again resemble the plans available from AT&T in the US, except that AT&T has an unlimited package for $30.00/month.
The iPad data plans from Bell are as follows:
Both plans include unlimited access to … Read More
I know the wait for your iPad to arrive has been excruciating (I type this while I’m caressing my precious, precious iPad hehe). Need something to pass the time? How about checking out the debut of our new podcast? Please enter stage left: The iPhone Podcast!
Still waiting for your iPad to arrive this Friday huh? Well, while you’re waiting you might as well start downloading the iWork suite for iPad and iBooks, as they are now live in the Canadian App Store. I would assume that International App Stores have already gone live too.
iWork is a collective of Apple’s three main productivity apps that include: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. iBooks is the ebook reader … Read More
This Friday May 28, 2010 marks the Canadian launch day for the iPad WiFi and iPad 3G+WiFi! Apple Stores across Canada will be stocked with hundreds, maybe thousands, of iPads ready for Canadian buyers.
As lines are likely to begin forming the day or night before, and definitely the morning of the launch, Apple has indicated that all Apple Stores across Canada will open at 8AM on Friday May 28th for … Read More
Email reports this week have indicated that both Telus and Bell will be supporting the iPad on launch day, this Friday May 28th.
While Telus and Bell have been quiet regarding iPad data plans and micro-SIM cards, various Apple Stores across Canada have been receiving shipments of Telus and Bell microSIM cards.
There are no data plans announced yet from Telus and Bell, but the packages will likely be similar, if not … Read More
Are you a sports fan who enjoys watching baseball and perhaps the World Series? New Yorkers are proud of their Yankees but now can’t bring their iPad into the Yankee stadium.
In an effort to stay consistent with policies aimed at keeping anything that will “affect the safety of Yankees Stadium occupants/property,” the powers that be are now saying that they don’t want the tablet … Read More