Archive for December, 2010
The Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official languages gave Apple the green light to proceed with a Canadian-based iBookstore.
In order for this approval, Apple had to agree to various conditions. You can probably guess what these would be if you’re Canadian: a focus on Canadian authors in both French/English, opportunities for Canadian publishers/authors, Aboriginal authors, and more.
“Our Government is committed to strengthening Canada’s economy through all its … Read More
If you’re a news junkie, and you’re a fan of CNN you might want to check out their newly released iPad app. The CNN iPhone app has been out for a while, and now the iPad is joining in on the ‘breaking news’.
Here’s the iTunes description:
Experience the new CNN App for iPad. Share and comment on news & insights, watch live and breaking news video, and take yourself deeper … Read More
A quick note for iPad owners who are subscribed to MobileMe. Tonight from 10PM – 12AM PST, Apple will be applying scheduled maintenance for its me.com service, MobileMe.
During the maintenance, web apps on me.com will not be accessible and data synced between devices will also be affected.
“Due to scheduled maintenance, some MobileMe members may be unable to sync between their computers, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch or view their contacts … Read More
Infinity Blade was easily the most buzzed story from the past week and for good reason too! If you’ve missed the hype, here’s the quick and dirty.
Infinity Blade is a long anticipated Action-RPG title from ChAir Entertainment that uses the Unreal 3 Engine as it’s back end. It delivers smooth, intuitive touch gameplay in a rich 3D environment. It was even showcased by Steve Jobs at his WWDC keynote earlier … Read More
Netflix Canada debuted in late September with a limited library. The initial launch library did have gems such as seasons 1-3 of Mad Men, so the $7.99/month all you can eat was definitely worth it for that Emmy Award winning show alone.
The powerful music apps made by iPad developers are changing the way people make music. One of the UK’s top grime MCs, Tinchy Stryder, recently demonstrated the capabilities of iPad apps when he and his crew went to mix it up inside The Carphone Warehouse.
Here’s what he had to say from his blog:
On Friday I took a trip down to Carphone Warehouse to see what me and … Read More
Your iPad also makes a great radio, thanks to the multitasking and airplay functionality that iOS 4.2 brings. And if you have an Apple Airport Express wifi base station or Apple TV you’ll never lack for music again.
The Airport Express or Apple TV isn’t necessary, of course. There are other ways to pump music out of … Read More
Since Christmas is just around the corner, I thought it might be useful to list some Christmas related Apps. Since there are so many, I decided to limit myself to a partial list of Free Applications. I hope some of these prove useful!
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 … Read More
It is almost universally expected that Apple will feature a front-facing camera in the next-generation iPad. This camera would be the FaceTime camera for iPad, bringing the iPad into the FaceTime iPhone, iPod touch and Mac family.
However, there is also a smaller expectation that Apple will feature a back-facing iPad camera but this has been much less certain. The main point of criticism has been the feasibility of featuring a … Read More
Google announced yesterday that the desktop version of Google Docs now works on the iPad. Previously, you could visit the mobile version of Google Docs for minor edits, but changing a font, or center aligning a paragraph is now even easier through the desktop version on your iPad.
What about spreadsheets?
If you want to insert formulas in a Google spreadsheet from your iPad, you can use the same trick. Just click … Read More