Archive for May, 2010
Apple’s marketing team comes up with some pretty neat commercials. Just think of the Mac vs PC ads, “There’s an app for that” iPhone commercials, and more. With the iPad, a new commercial launched that seems to break from the simplistic Apple trend (the first iPad commercial debuted during the Grammy Awards). The flow of the commercial and the voiceover reminded me of a Droid Does commercial more … Read More
Canadians have already started pre-ordering their iPads as of May 10th. The iPad’s official Canadian and limited International launch date is May 28th. Normally, iPads pre-ordered should arrive on the launch date. The Apple website has updated iPad shipping dates. It now shows June 7th as the updated delivery date for newly ordered iPads. Looks like the first batch has been sold out.
This delay is an indication that Apple … Read More
When you leave home for the day, bring your iPad and Trapster along to alert you of police speed traps, road blocks, construction, and other road delays/hazards.
Trapster is great road/driving companion app. The app will alert users of police road blocks, speed traps, construction delays, red light cameras, car accidents, and many more road hazards or delays.
The app is all user generated content that has come … Read More
The team over at Fantastocrats recently sent me a demo of StudioMini XL for the iPad, an easy to use 16 track audio recording app with built-in drum loop selection. I’ve played with StudioMini XL for the better part of last night and overall I am amazed by the sound quality that this app produces.
The StudioMini XL UI is perfect for the iPad. It’s a tad bit … Read More
It will be very interesting to see Apple take on giants such as Google and Microsoft in the business world using the iWork apps for the iPad. iWork is Apple’s productivity software suite, which includes Keynote (presentation slides), Numbers (spreadsheets), and Pages (word processing). The new iWork for iPad suite takes advantage of the iPad’s multitouch input; for example, slides in Keynote, columns in Numbers, and … Read More
Do you have WiFi issues with your iPad? Users have been reporting of connectivity issues. Personally, I haven’t had any problems with my WiFi. However, a couple people I know have had some issues but they were fixed when they tried new routers.
Apple Addresses WiFi Issue–To Be Fixed with Software Update
This is the beauty of Apple’s iPhone OS. Software updates allow Apple to address pretty much all software and hardware … Read More
**Disclaimer**: The following should ONLY be tried at your own risk. We assume no responsibility should any damage occur to your iPad or SIM card. This post is for educational purposes only. Repeat: Try at your own risk.
This morning, Apple officially opened preorders for the iPad in Canada. Customers who preordered will receive the iPad for the international May 28, 2010 launch.
The Canadian iPad prices are as follows:
iPad Wi-Fi + 3G
Canadian iPad Data Plans Revealed
This morning also revealed the first available data plans for the iPad WiFi + 3G. Rogers Wireless is the first carrier to support the … Read More
Well today I felt just like a kid again. I was finally able to order my iPad. I’m not sure exactly what time the Apple Store opened for pre-orders. I tried to pre-order at 12:01, 2:23, and 5:10 a.m. Eastern Standard time. I finally succeeded shortly after 7:00 this morning and I’m now waiting for what feels like Christmas morning – the opening of my first iPad!
My next task is … Read More
You can now pre-order both the Wi-Fi and the 3G version of the iPad in Canada at Apple.ca. What’s also interesting to note is that Rogers’ iPad data pricing has been revealed.
Rogers iPad Data Plan Pricing Revealed
250 MB for $15.00
5 GB for $35.00
…and the big surprise: add your iPad to your existing data plan for $20.00 a month (is it a one time cost or monthly? it’s not very … Read More