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Archive for October, 2010

MobileMe Calendar App Out Of Beta For iOS4
by on October 14, 2010

Apple’s web calendar application on MobileMe has finally upgraded out of its beta status!

For our MobileMe users, the new calendar app will allow for better sync and push on iOS4 over the iPad, iPhone, and the iPod Touch. The upgrade allows for better integration of not only a web version of the calendar but with the stock calendar application that the devices have already pre-installed.

This new … Read More

TED iPad App Released in the App Store

The official TED for iPad app has been launched! This is a must-have app if you want to watch some incredible talks by some amazing people. The cool thing is the app is free and it is the perfect companion for your iPad on a rainy Sunday.

Here’s the iTunes description:

Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world.

TED presents talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people: education … Read More

Intel CEO Praises iPad, Looks To Dominate Tablet Arena

This week, Intel CEO Paul Otellini, long time Apple partner, took a few moments to praise the iPad during the beginning of the company’s earnings conference call.

However, the executive quickly changed his focus, revealing his goal of winning over the tablet computing segment.

During the call, Otellini was determined to increase the influence of Intel in the tablet computing market. While investors may need such reassurance, Intel is definitely coming after … Read More

How To Jailbreak iPad On 3.2.2 greenpois0n Guide
by on October 13, 2010

Looking to jailbreak your iPad? You have come to the right place!

What is ‘Jailbreaking’?

Jailbreaking is a term used that refers to modifying the software on your iPad. These modifications essentially “free” your device from the device constraints and allow you to do functions such as applying custom wallpapers, changing the way the icons look, modifying text message tones, … Read More

iPad Wins T3 Gadget Of The Year
by on October 12, 2010

As we would hope, Apple was in the spotlight at this year’s T3 Gadget Awards in the UK. Specifically, the iPad has won Gadget of the Year!

But it doesn’t end there!

The iPad also won the Innovation of the Year award and the iPhone received Commuter Gadget of the Year! The MacBook Pro also got Computer of the Year and even Apple as a company won Retailer of the Year. T3 … Read More

iOS 4.2 beta 3 seeded to developers

As we inch closer to the November release for iOS 4.2 on the iPad, Apple keeps pumping out new beta versions for the developer community. Beta 3 is released today, and I’m sure it will be as stable as Beta 2 that many of us have been using. Doesn’t look like there are many major improvements to this beta, but it appears there are some AirPrint improvements.

Feeling lucky and got … Read More

Improving your Home Theatre with the iPad

Whether you’re looking at a full home renovation or just re-wiring your existing home theatre setup, now is a great time to start thinking about how you can further integrate your iPad into your life. The iPad is a great device to remotely control multiple devices regardless of your budget. Let me outline a few options to get your creativity going.

The Quick, Cheap and Dirty

Got a spare computer or some … Read More

How to Jailbreak iPad on iOS 3.2.2 via Limera1n [Windows]
by on October 10, 2010

The following information is for ‘power’ users interested in jailbreaking their iPad. If this doesn’t make any sense to you, read it for fun and move on!

You might have heard about the latest news to hit the jailbreaking community. The Chronic Dev Team was going to release their jailbreak tool, greenpois0n today. However, famed iPhone hacker Geohot decided to release his own tool (with a different exploit) … Read More

Thanksgiving applications for the iPad
by on October 8, 2010

Well, Canadian Thanksgiving is this week-end and I decided to have a quick look at what applications are available in the iTunes App Store for this holiday.

Please note that I have not tried any of the applications below and some of them are designed for the iPhone although they should run on the iPad as well.

Thanksgiving (0.99$)

For creating electronic Greeting Cards with among others some Thanksgiving themed ones.

Thanksgiving Crafts (2.99$)

An … Read More

Metro Vancouver’s iParks Explorer app: A lost opportunity

Metro Vancouver has released a free iPad/iPhone app called iParks Explorer. As a Vancouverite, I wish I could like it, but it’s disappointing for three reasons.

First, it’s supposed to encourage visitors to visit regional parks, but is a tourist likely to know (or care) that Pacific Spirit is a regional park and is available on the app while Stanley Park is a City of Vancouver park and is not? … Read More

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