Archive for April, 2011
Who says the iPad is just for play? During a stroll out to Innocent Coffee in Vancouver with my wife, we stumbled upon a really cool sight: the iPad as a cash register. Thanks to the app Quick Sale, these store owners were able to eliminate the need for an expensive Point of Sale (POS) machine, and save space by just having the iPad resting on a stand on … Read More
There have been numerous web browsers released for iOS devices and, while a few of them are good, the majority can actually be more difficult to use than mobile Safari.
We first heard about “Terra web browser” (thanks @shelmart!) and have been testing it out for the past week. It seems to be as fast as Safari but includes many additional features that Safari itself would benefit from. It comes from … Read More
Looking for the best deal in town? Check out the new Groupon app for iPad!
Using the app, users can purchase, manage, and redeem Groupons directly from their iPad. For those unfamiliar with Groupon, it is a service that offers discounts/coupons on products and services when a large number of people opt for the discount/coupon.
In other words, the app uses the cumulative buying power of a group of people to get … Read More
Thanks to this week’s sponsor, MOBiLE CLOTH. They make great microfibre cloths, and are currently offering free shipping for orders over $16.00 to all iPadinCanada.ca readers! Plus, you will receive a bonus 2-Pack ($5 value) when you purchase a 4-Pack or 6-Pack (limit one bonus per order). These promos end next week.
DigiTimes today reports on an article that claims that three Foxconn employee were charged with leaking the design specifications of the iPad 2 to various accessory manufactures. Due to the leak, not only did rumors reach an all-time high, but many retailers abroad were able to sell iPad 2 cases well before the launch of the device.
Several online shopping retailers in China were able to sell iPad 2′s protective … Read More
The white iPhone 4 was delayed close to a year by Apple, but it’s finally going on sale tomorrow. As for iPad 2 owners, we were lucky enough to have ‘lots’ of white models available on launch day. How did Apple manage to get white iPad 2 units ready, but delay the iPhone 4?
In an interview with Mobilized, Phil Schiller reveals the intricacies Apple discovered with the white color … Read More
We got a quick tip this morning that effective 8AM local time, Apple will be removing the existing iPad Reservation system via “Reserve and Pickup” and reinstating the first-come, first-served system. Apple has reportedly caught up with demand and iPad devices are now more easily available.
G-Form, a protective-wear company that specializes in protective padding has been transitioning to iPad accessories/enclosures. The company sells (preorder right now) a massive “Extreme Sleeve” for iPad and iPad 2:
G-Form iPad Extreme Sleeve™ protects your iPad or iPad2 from impact by utilizing RPT-Reactive Protection Technology, a combination of PORON® XRD™ material and proprietary G-Form design and manufacturing. The Extreme Sleeve™ is water-resistant, soft, flexible, lightweight and changes its molecular … Read More
It was pretty universally accepted that a back-facing iPad 2 camera was rather impractical in actual use. I mean, holding the tablet to take a photo is pretty uncomfortable.
Uncomfortable orientation aside, the camera quality is also horrible for standard photos and most video recording. Overall, we don’t expect the iPad 2 to be used as a mainstream camera. Well, that may have temporarily changed!
Reviewing the photo below we see three … Read More
There was a great article posted at eWeek a few days ago that discusses why the PlayBook and iPad, both tablet computers, cannot be compared to each other.
Leading up to, and after, the launch of the Blackberry PlayBook, the device received a generally bad review from industry analysts. The negative light came mostly by comparing the PlayBook to the iPad, or that the PlayBook wasn’t the iPad, more specifically.
With … Read More