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Bamboo Paper – Wacom Notes For iPad Free Until June 30
by on June 18, 2011

Wacom, makers of the popular Wacom Bamboo Tablets, have released a new digital paper note book app for iPad. The app enables users to use their own handwriting to sketch thoughts and ideas on the digital note book.

While the app can be used without a stylus, it works most effectively with one. Wacom positions their Bamboo stylus with the app, but you could just as easily use any other iPad-compatible … Read More

New iPad 2 TV Commercial Released: “Now”
by on June 17, 2011

Apple has just released a new iPad 2 TV commercial titled, “Now”. These new iPad 2 commercials are dramatic, emotional, and definitely go straight to the point: the iPad can make your life better, unlike ever before. Jeez, what happened to our pre-iPad lives? I don’t even remember what it’s like to hold a book anymore.

iPad 2 Jailbreak To Be Released Today?

More juicy news on the iPad 2 jailbreak front! Based on a Tweet, now deleted, sent out by Comex, developer of the popular Jailbreakme.com Safari hack, it seems that the jailbreak tool for the iPad 2 could be released today!

It has been known for some time that Comex has been working on an iPad 2 jailbreak tool but until recently, no specific release dates were available.

According to App Advice, … Read More

Facebook Developing Official iPad App
by on June 16, 2011

Reports tonight point to Facebook finally developing a native iPad app. Like the iPhone app, the Facebook iPad app will be free.

A New York Times source has also revealed that the iPad app will have an “amazing” media browser for direct photo and video uploading. At this time it seems the app is almost ready to go and should be available within a few weeks.

Over the last year, there … Read More

iPad Games: iSpy For Kids

iSpy For Kids, a new game that was recently released in the App Store, aims to stimulate the minds of children!

The game works really well with kids of all ages, so if you’re a parent, brother, sister, or just have children using your iPad, check this game out.

The game works by first having the player choose a scenario and then the player is given a checklist of objects to spot … Read More

New Evidence Of 2048×1536 iPad Retina Display
by on June 15, 2011

New evidence this week points to a future version of the iPad to feature Apple’s Retina display with a resolution of 2048×1536. At this resolution, this rumored display is double the pixels of that on the iPad 2.

A few months ago, various images hit the web that showed app icons double their normal size that they would normally be for a 1024×768 display (the current iPad). At the time, … Read More

The iOS Tightrope – Between Devs and Users
by on June 14, 2011

You can say a lot of things about iOS 5. You can say that it’s trying to play catch up with Android. You can even say it’s a great leap forward for the platform; ensuring it stays the leader in the mobile OS space. What I’ve heard a lot of, however, is how Apple has effectively crushed their developer base and stolen/incorporated existing 3rd party app functionality into the … Read More

How to Enable AirPlay Mirroring on iPad 2 on iOS 5
by on June 12, 2011

One of the announced features of iOS 5 at the WWDC 2011 keynote was AirPlay Mirroring. Apple didn’t demonstrate this, but essentially this feature will stream your iPad’s homescreen to your Apple TV 2–wirelessly.

Here’s how to setup AirPlay Mirroring:

1. Install iOS 5 on both your iPad 2 and Apple TV 2 (developer account required).

2. Turn on your Apple TV 2. Double tap the Home button on your … Read More

iPad 2 Jailbreak Possibly Coming via JailbreakMe.com Exploit
by on June 11, 2011

iPhone hacker @comex has tweeted this afternoon a cryptic teaser, hinting at a possible jailbreak coming for the iPad 2 and iOS 5.

For those who have never tried a JailbreakMe.com jailbreak, it exploits Mobile Safari allowing for the easiest and fastest jailbreak ever, and was available for iPad users on iOS 3.2.1. The downside is the loop holes are usually fixed easily by Apple, so it would make … Read More

iOS 5: Google Maps Gets Routes And Printing Features

If you’re using the iOS 5 beta, and you use Maps on your iOS device, you’ll love the new features in Google Maps.

Routes

With the updated iOS 5, users can now choose between multiple routes when traveling to a destination. When you set up a route in Maps, you are presented with at least one or two routes to get to where you want to go. On the map you’ll see … Read More

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