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New iPad Ad Showcases iOS 4.2 Features
by on November 30, 2010

Tonight Apple posted a new iPad ad on their website called “iPad is amazing”.

The new commercial showcases the new features of iOS 4.2 such as AirPlay, AirPrint, multitasking, and a selection of apps such as the official TED app.

Oddly enough, one of features that seems to be left out is Folders, as they make no appearance or mention during the ad.

Check it out!

Update: YouTube version below

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Rumour: Walmart Canada to Sell iPad Next Week?

The iPad is available in the USA at Target, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and more. In Canada, you can buy the iPad at any authorized Apple retailer. We just received a tip that starting next week, Walmart Canada will be selling the iPad. This will coincide with their stores going to extended 24 hour Christmas shopping hours.

The success of the iPad is due to the sheer numbers that are continuously being … Read More

AirPlay Video Streaming Coming To Safari & Third-Party Apps In 2011

One of the primary new features of iOS 4.2 is AirPlay, which is an amazing function that allows users to stream video, audio, and photos from an iOS device (iPad) to the new AppleTV (2010).

However like any new feature, AirPlay had a few limitations such as streaming through third-party apps and even Apple’s own Safari which was limited to audio-only.

Leaving it up to the Jailbreaking community, tools have been released … Read More

Camera Lens Supplier Chosen For The Second-Generation iPad?

Continuing to increase the expectation that at least a front-facing (and back-facing) camera will debut in the next iPad, DigiTimes is reporting that market rumors point to Taiwanese firm Largan Precision as having been selected to provide the camera lens for the next-generation device.

At this time however, Largan is refusing to comment on the rumors, making it difficult to track the claim.

Largan Precision has declined to comment … Read More

The iPad 2 Wishlist

The past week has seen a surge in iPad 2 rumors and news hitting even in Canadian mainstream media [including the National Post]. While we’re not expecting actual news till the end of January next year and a US release till April [and late May again in Canada], it hasn’t stopped the speculation of what to expect. Even here at iPadinCanada, we’re somewhat abuzz with the … Read More

How To Enable Any Printer with iPad: AirPrint Hacktivator

With iOS 4.2, the new AirPrint feature allows printing from your iPad. However, right now it’s limited to a select few HP printers only. Expect Apple to expand this in the future. But as of right now, there’s no way to bypass it.

Enter AirPrint Hacktivator for OS X. This hack will make your printer appear as an HP ePrint series to work with the iPad. From TUAW:

Download the installer from … Read More

ZAGG 50% Off Sale Extended 24 Hours

If you didn’t get a chance to jump on ZAGG’s 50% off sale, you’ll be happy to know it has been extended 24 hours! Why? Because heavy traffic yesterday slowed the site down to a crawl, and many orders didn’t go through. So here’s your last chance to stock on some killer deals for invisibleSHIELDs and other gear!

From ZAGG:

We have had an overwhelming response to our … Read More

Virgin’s Project Mag iPad Magazine Launches Tomorrow
by on November 29, 2010

Update 1: Europeans have gotten access to this now. So far, people have had issues with the app crashing. We’ll have to wait and see for ourselves.

Late last week word got out that Virgin’s Richard Branson was getting ready to launch a dedicated iPad magazine. Titled Project Mag, it will be geared towards “design, entertainment, technology, and entrepreneurs”.

ProjectMag.com is already live, and there is a sneak peak of the … Read More

Huge 50% OFF Site Wide Cyber Monday Sale at ZAGG.com

This is the sale you’ve been waiting for folks. Over at ZAGG they are holding one of the biggest sales of the year–a massive 50% OFF site wide Cyber Monday one day sale. Now this is how you extend Thanksgiving!

This is where everything is 50% off (the ZAGGsparq is 40% off) and it’s the perfect time to stock up on invisibleSHIELDS (read our iPad review) … Read More

iPad protection at last
by on November 28, 2010

Ever since I bought Apple’s external iPad keyboard dock, I’ve been engaging in unsafe iPad use, leaving my tablet unprotected against scratches, bumps and abrasions.

The problem was that the McAlly iPad case I invested in when I bought the iPad was not compatible with the dock. The opening on the bottom, while adequate for the USB dock connector, didn’t quite fit the connector on the keyboard dock. So the … Read More

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