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Essential Weather App for iPad
by on August 16, 2010

I have been on holidays for the past couple of weeks. During my vacation my iPad was an invaluable tool for keeping me up to date with news feeds, sharing of photos and the most up to date weather forecast.  As you know, when on vacation it’s important to know the weather forecast so you can plan your outdoor activities (after all it’s not much fun playing golf in the … Read More

Bell iPad 3G Carrier Update Brings My Account Feature
by on August 15, 2010

Bell launched their iPad data plans near the end of May. People using iPad 3G units have been able to activate their choice of iPad data plans right on their iPad.

A recent carrier update to Bell iPad 3G users has introduced a new feature–My Account; this is where you can top up your data plan at anytime. This is going to make things more convenient for iPad 3G users … Read More

Help Wanted: Want to Write For Us?
by on August 14, 2010

We’re hoping that if you’re reading our blog it’s because you love the iPad–along with the plethora of iPad apps in the App Store. We love the iPad as much as you do and we’re currently looking to find people to join us for writing on the blog. We need help is writing about the latest iPad apps, tips and tricks, iPad accessories and all things iPad.

Our current team of … Read More

Writing A (e)Book Just By Playing Video Games
by on August 13, 2010

Apple has come up with another idea again. A new patent has been filed allowing users to write a comic, book, or eBook, by simply playing a video game.With the many decisions in a game (i.e. to cross a bridge or not), the gamer is customizing a story that is generated throughout the game.

Not only will this new idea create a bigger variety of personalized eBooks to read … Read More

A New Type-Writer On iPad

Hello World!

My name is Acwin and I’m a new writer for iPadinCanada. Just to get started, you may be wondering how I got my name. Well, here’s the answer. I have absolutely no clue! So if you ever feel inclined to ask why that is, I may tell you an extravagant tale including sharks, monkeys, and Steve Jobs.

Back to the main topic though, I’ll be keeping myself updated, so remember … Read More

Adobe Delivers Photoshop Express To The iPad

This week, Adobe has released its Photoshop Express utility app for iPad. The app is actually an update from its previous name known as Photoshop.com Mobile, which is a universal iPhone/iPad app.

The iPad version of Photoshop Express offers mostly the same editing features as before the update which includes cropping, straightening, flipping images, and rotating.

Additional app color effects include modifications with exposure, saturation, tint, and contrast and special effects include … Read More

Next Generation iPad To Feature 3-Axis Gyroscope?
by on August 12, 2010

Reports this week point to a three-axis gyroscope to be featured in Apple’s next generation iPad. A three-axis gyroscope is currently found in Apple’s new iPhone 4.

UBM TechInsights reports that Apple has tested a three-axis gyroscope, manufactured by InvenSense, inside of next generation iPad prototypes.

The report further notes that instead of InvenSense, Apple is likely to adopt a similar gyroscope from STMicroelectronics, the current maker of the gyroscope found in … Read More

DiggMixer For iPad

DiggMixer is the latest Digg app to the hit the iPad App Store and it delivers several unique features not found in other Digg apps.

DiggMixer by Wagoosh

DiggMixer gives users a personalized interface for news stories on their iPad. Within the app, a “story mixer” (like a DJ mixer) has faders that control how many stories a user can view in each topic. This makes managing stories very simple since users … Read More

Scosche’s new Dual USB iPad Chargers are available.
by on August 11, 2010

Just a quick note – Scosche announced and now have available their home and car chargers for the iPad. Called the reVIVE II Home and reVIVE II Car, they feature dual USB Ports for charging not only your iPad (on the required 2.1 Amps) but also any other USB Chargable device (Like your iPhone 4, on 1 Amp).

Scosche’s products, in my opinion, are pretty good. While I’ve never used their … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 3.2.2 For iPad

Today Apple released iOS 3.2.2 for iPad.

This is a minor update to firmware 3.2 that addresses a recent security vulnerability in the way Safari handles PDF files.

iOS 3.2.2 further patches the JailbreakMe.com browser hack.

Below are the updates in firmware 3.2.2:

Fixes security vulnerability associated with viewing malicious files PDF files.

iOS 3.2.2 is available now in iTunes.

Remember, if your iPad is jailbroken or you are thinking about … Read More

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