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Project Magazine by Richard Branson FREE for the Holidays
by on December 23, 2010

We covered earlier the ambitious plans by Virgin CEO Richard Branson to launch his iPad-only magazine, Project. It launched in late November for $2.99 but now for the holidays it’s free! This is the time to download this magazine to see if it’s worthy of being on your iPad.

What’s New in Version 1.15
Following your input, here’s what is new in version 1.15:
– Reduced file size (by 30%)
– Now … Read More

Next-Generation iPad To Feature Larger Speaker & Two Cameras?
by on December 22, 2010

As we get closer to the New Year, the next-generation iPad rumors continue to pile up. This week, a new rumor from Mac Otakara indicates that the next-generation iPad will retain its current 9.7-inch display but use a design similar to the iPod touch with a focus on audio.

Recent photos revealed a large back slot on the next-generation iPad. That slot is reportedly for a larger, better-sounding speaker instead of … Read More

Rogers Launches Flexible Rate Data Plans For iPad

With Bell and Virgin Mobile launching flexible data plans for iPad, Rogers didn’t want to be left out of the action. Effective tomorrow, Rogers is launching all new flexible data plans for iPad that are set to expire on January 7, 2011.

While the existing non-contracted Rogers iPad data options will remain, these new options provide customers with additional data choices. For reference, the existing iPad data plans are listed:

$15/month: 250MB
$35/month: … Read More

Gangstar: West Coast Hustle HD is Free for 24 Hours
by on December 21, 2010

Gameloft is celebrating Christmas with their twitter Advent Calendar, and today’s offer is a free offering for the iPad. Gangstar: West Coast Hustle HD for iPad is currently free for the next 24 hours. This game retails regularly for $4.99. Get it while you can! Essentially this game is like Grand Theft Auto for the iPad.


Experience the most successful crime simulation on the iPad! Explore a city inspired by … Read More

iPad Considered For Use With Canadian Government Officials

It is no surprise that the Apple iPad has been a complete success. Millions have been sold to consumers and the tablet computer has also become a valuable business tool. Now, the Canadian government is considering to offer iPads to federal bureaucrats with a goal to cut down on paper and printing costs.

The cost of the iPad project is estimated at $23,500 and officials argue that using the iPad could … Read More

Gameloft 3 Day 99 Cent iPad App Sale

Gameloft has introduced a 99 cent app sale for some of their iPad apps. This is part of their holiday sale and it’s a great time to pick up some deals. One of my favourite Gameloft games is Real Golf 2011, which is amazing on the iPad. Too bad it’s not on sale, but Gameloft does have free versions of games to try out in the App … Read More

Confirmed: Walmart Canada to Sell the iPad [Pics]
by on December 20, 2010

We previously mentioned the rumour that Walmart Canada will be selling the iPad. Well, we’ve just received some anonymous pictures of internal memos detailing the distribution of iPads in Canada.

Each store will receive iPad plastic display topper fixtures to display the iPad.

BC & PEI stores were shipped on Tuesday, November 23rd.
Alberta stores were shipped Wednesday, November 24th.
The remainder stores were shipped on Thursday, November 25th.

The first wave launch will … Read More

PDF Expert 2.0 Released: The First iPad App to Fill PDF Forms

The Readdle team is at it again. This time, they have released a major update to one of their popular apps, PDF Expert. The latest 2.0 update brings a first for the iPad–the ability to fill out PDF forms. Also included is two-way sync with Dropbox, iDisk and other online storage options. The iPad just got a lot more powerful thanks to PDF Expert.

Readdle has finally released PDF Expert for … Read More

Skyfire iPad App Submitted to App Store, Coming Soon
by on December 19, 2010

Have you tried Skyfire on the iPhone? It converts Flash videos into HTML5 and streams it back to your device. Within 5 hours of their launch, the app became the highest grossing app in the App Store.

The Skyfire team announced on twitter that they have submitted an iPad version to the App Store. For those that require watching Flash videos, this is an app you should definitely try out. … Read More

5 iPad Apps for Calgary Users
by on December 17, 2010


As part of the series on Canadian city specific Apps, this post is about Apps for Calgary.

Disclaimer: Please note that this list is not an endorsement of any of the Apps that you are responsible to perform your own due diligence before buying any of these.

Free Apps

Amazing CANADA – Rockies Part 2 This App provides information and pictures about the Canadian Rockies which are close to Calgary. Part … Read More

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