Archive for May, 2010
Wouldn’t it be neat if while using your iPad you could access all of your files on your home computer when you are sitting on the beach or in a meeting? This is now possible for the iPad using the RealVNC App.
In a typical computing environment, VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a graphical desktop sharing system that allows a you to remotely control or access another computer. It … Read More
Double Up is a very unique iPad app that we featured in late April. To date, it is the only iPad browser app that offers a dual web page browsing interface, in both landscape or portrait orientation. More recently, the app has received a few updates.
Double Up very much resembles mobile Safari and a recent update has made the toolbar even more Safari-inspired than before. However … Read More
The Financial Times (FT) has released their iPad app and it is free until July 31st. This would be a good opportunity to try it before you buy it.
The iPad FT uses the same font as the newspaper issue of the FT . The app is a lighter version of the FT.com website and content is refreshed throughout the day. News, analysis and comments are displayed in sections that … Read More
Today it happened. Something that I was hoping I’d never see. I brought my iPad 3G outside this morning so I could enjoy a coffee and a smoke while surfing the net. After 10 minutes in Safari I was typing in an address and Safari crashed. Odd.
I opened it up again, began typing the address and BAM! iPad temperature warning. It took 5 minutes for the iPad to get back … Read More
The date for Canadian iPad preorders started on May 10th. On the Apple order page at the time, Rogers iPad data plans were revealed plus an extra line about a $20/month shared iPhone data option. Many customers decided to purchase their iPad 3G models based on this option, but Rogers soon declared that it was all a “mistake”.
Rightly so, people were miffed at how this could happen and … Read More
For my Saturday iPad wishlist, I thought of something very special. I would like a 64GB iPad 3G. But not just any iPad, I want mine covered in 22 carat gold and diamonds. The price is only $195,335 CAD ($129,995 GBP). Here’s the description from Stuart Hughes:
Uniquely designed and crafted by Katherine Hughes
For the most elite individual, we bring you the the worlds 1st solid gold and diamond iPad. Encrusted … Read More
Have any of you wondered if you would ever see an Adobe software product on the iPad? You should know that despite their rough past relations with Apple and Flash development, Adobe still has plans on going forward with developing imaging software for the iPad. Adobe has begun a new effort to bring imaging software such as Lightroom to the iPad and other tablet computers–but the leader of the work … Read More
Looks like Skype will release the first iPad version of its VoIP app this summer 2010, according to Skype’s Asia-Pacific VP Dan Neary.
While the iPhone version of Skype works fine on the iPad, the app does have to work in the 2x blown-up state. In other words, the iPhone Skype app is not designed for the iPad. However, you can still subscribe to the $3/month unlimited calling … Read More
We know that Apple doesn’t like Flash. However, Flash is still a major part of the web at the moment. Unfortunately on the iPad won’t allow Flash. How to bypass this? An iPhone app called Cloud Browse. This clever app allows you to remotely control a full version of Firefox, enabling you to access websites that have Flash.
So that means streaming video websites such as Vimeo, Justin.tv, etc. … Read More
Today, Apple has pushed out the first updates for the iPad versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. The three applications make up Apple’s iWork suite for the iPad.
Support for French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
Toolbar and ruler are now available in wide-screen landscape view
Documents automatically fit to page width in landscape view
Support for French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Russian, – Simplified Chinese, and Spanish
Enhanced … Read More