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iPad Market Share Down To 75%, But Android Share Is Misleading
by on January 31, 2011

Today, a report was issued by Strategy Analytics that indicated that while the iPad is still number one in the tablet market, the device is losing market share to Android. While an interesting read, the report is not entirely accurate.

According to Strategy Analytics, a market research firm, the Apple iPad held market share of 75.3% in Q4 2010, while Android tablets secured 21.6% share. In the previous quarter … Read More

iPad 2 To Have 3 Versions, 1024×768 Display, iPod Touch Camera
by on January 30, 2011

Some additional reports/rumors of the second-generation iPad hit the web this weekend that claim the iPad 2 will have three versions, feature a 1024×768 display, and have the same quality cameras as the fourth-generation iPod touch.

Ming-Chi Kuo, of Concord Securities, released a note to investors this weekend detailing his ideas for the iPad 2. The analyst agrees that the iPad 2 will feature the existing 1024×768 display of the … Read More

No SD Card Slot For iPad 2?
by on January 29, 2011

Over the last few months, rumors of an available SD Card slot on the second-generation iPad have been appearing on various iPad-related blogs.

Such an expansion slot would make it easier for users to load photos and videos onto the iPad without needing to use additional accessories.

Last week, cases that were reportedly designed for the iPad 2 revealed a possible SD card slot on the top left side of the iPad, … Read More

iPad competitor designed in Quebec debuts
by on January 28, 2011

The Financial Post reports a story about an iPad competitor designed in Quebec that came out on Wednesday.

The article says that the Vibe is powered by a modified Windows 7 OS.

The Vibe is wider, has a webcam, USB ports, an SD card reader and an HDMI Port.

Is it an iPad killer? I doubt it, but depending on how powerful the processor is and how limited the OS is … Read More

Happy First Birthday, iPad!
by on January 27, 2011

Can you believe it’s been a year? The iPad was released with a mountain of skepticism and has turned into the hit product of 2010. With almost 15 million iPads sold in 2010, the iPad has built an insurmountable lead on its competitors.

The iPad has changed the way I check email, read news, plays games, and more. It can go where my laptop could not go before comfortably, and … Read More

Apple Sends Out Press Invites to Announce The Daily

The Loop Insight has announced that Apple and News Corp. has begun sending out press invites to announce the launch of the iPad-only newspaper, The Daily. This newspaper is by Robert Murdoch’s News Corp., and will only be available on the iPad.

According to the invitation received by The Loop on Thursday, News Corp Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch will be joined by Apple’s Vice President of Internet Services, Eddy … Read More

Superstash Delivers Enhanced Options For Web Screenshots On iPad

Right now, I capture images on my iPad in three ways:

1.) I’ll tap and hold and take the whole image.

2.) I’ll take a screen shot using the sleep/wake and home button technique.

3.) I’ll tap and hold and take the image and then move it to my Mac for further editing.

More often than not, I find myself using the third method since it provides me the best flexibility, but it is … Read More

Apple Releases New ‘iPad Is Iconic’ Commercial
by on January 26, 2011

This week, Apple released a new iPad commercial entitled “iPad is Iconic”.

The ad is airing on prime-time television and has also been posted to Apple’s YouTube page.

As with previous iPad commercials, this new ad offers a similar soundtrack and theme of displaying quick shots of the iPad’s features.

Check it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXPhoYAqRhE

Why Apple & Google’s CEO Change Will Impact Tablets
by on January 25, 2011

Strange things are happening at the top of the tech world. Steve Jobs takes another leave of absence from Apple, and Google’s Eric Schmidt steps aside for Larry Page as CEO is bound to make ripples in the tech industry. However, what does this all mean for the mobile and tablet space?

Apple’s already had a history without Steve Jobs, and while the company has a mixed history without Jobs at … Read More

Agile Messenger Now Available On iPad + Giveaway

Agile Messenger has been available for iPhone and iPod touch for almost two years now. While the app was not available at the launch of the iPad, AgileMobile.com has now officially released the app for iPad.

At this point in the game, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of instant messaging apps available on the App Store. At the bare minimum, Agile is your typical instant messaging application.

However, unlike some IM … Read More

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