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Apple Releases iOS 4.3.5
by on July 25, 2011

Apple has just released iOS 4.3.5 for the iPad and iPad 2. This version doesn’t bring new features, but does address the following:

Fixes a security vulnerability with certificate validation.

As always, if your on a jailbroken device, do NOT update as you’ll lose your jailbreak. Direct download links below:

iPad (WiFi)
iPad 2 (WiFi)
iPad 2 3G (GSM)

Let us know how this update goes for you.
Update: Here’s info from the … Read More

Canadian Discovers Hidden Facebook iPad App Inside iPhone App

Update 1: It appears after trying this hack, it won’t allow you to login.

If you’ve been longing for an official Facebook iPad app, your wait will soon be over shortly as a Canadian university student, Marvin Bernal, discovered it and posted screenshots on twitter yesterday.

According to Marvin’s tweet:

If you change the UIDeviceFamily to 2 for iPhone on the Facebook app you get an iPad version!

So, if you know … Read More

New iPad Ad: We’ll Always
by on July 24, 2011

Today Apple released a new iPad advertisement called “We’ll Always”.

As with previous ads, the spot demonstrates the iPad 2 in different environments with different apps.

The overall message showcases how the iPad has forever changed the things we do.


HowStuffWorks Releases New iPad App

HowStuffWorks.com has released a new iOS app for the iPad. For those that don’t know what HowStuffWorks is, it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Communications and a fantastic source of easy-to-understand explanations of how the world works!

Whether it’s technology, mechanics or anything else, HowStuffWorks has it covered. In addition to the articles, HSW has helpful graphics and informative videos and the new iPad app makes these features even … Read More

iBookstore Spotlights “The Best Of British Columbia”

For those looking for Canadian-based book titles, or specifically titles about British Columbia, the iBookstore has a new spotlight this week with “The Best Of British Columbia”.

Aside from showcasing the regular set of Canadian titles under “Canadian Stories”, an additional focus is put in British Columbia

“Books from and about Canada’s west coast take centre stage as Canadian Stories features the best of British Columbia in the iBookstore.”

The iBookstore is accessible … Read More

iOS 5 Beta 4 Brings ‘Delta’ Updates Over the Air

With the release of iOS 5 Beta 4 by Apple on Friday, the introduction of ‘delta’ updates over the air was enabled. During Apple’s 2011 WWDC keynote about iOS 5, ‘delta’ updates noted only the changes in iOS would be downloaded instead of the entire operation system.

The ‘delta’ update for the iPad is available through accessing Settings–> General–> Software Update. The iPad update weighed in at 129 MB, and can … Read More

Sena Leather Folio For iPad 2
by on July 23, 2011

Earlier this week we profiled a luxurious iPad 2 case, the UltraSlim pouch, from Sena. Today we take a look at another type of iPad 2 Sena case which has some additional features and functionality.

The Folio case from Sena is a leather portfolio book design, handcrafted from premium full-grain Napa leather. This book design also means that the entire iPad is covered from top to bottom and on all sides … Read More

LG Display CEO: Retina Display Coming To iPad 3
by on July 22, 2011

According to the LG display CEO, the next-generation iPad, or iPad 3, will feature a Retina Display.

A Korea Times report revealed, after LG Display’s second-quarter earnings report, that the CEO indicated the Retina Display is on its way.

He said more smartphone manufacturers will release new models employing LG’s “Retina Display’’ that has been used in iPhones and iPads.

At this time, LG Display manufactures the current Retina Display found on the … Read More

Sid Meier’s Pirates! Available On iPad

This week, 2K Games released Sid Meier’s Pirates! on the iPad. Sid Meier is best know for the Civilization series.

Originally released in 1987, Pirates! has debuted on multiple platforms such as PC, Mac, Xbox and PSP.

Once again, Pirates! is now available on a new platform, the iPad, where players live the life of a pirate by sailing the sea to explore, trade, fight and even learn how to ballroom … Read More

Move Over Android, iPad Is The Winner In Enterprise
by on July 21, 2011

According to a report from AllThingsD, Good Technology reveals data that shows that iPad usage is growing in the enterprise world.

According to Good Technology, 27 percent of the mobile devices activated by enterprise customers during Q2 2011 were tablets. Of the tablets activated, 95 percent were iPads!

During the same quarter, Android tablets declined 3.1 percent, despite new devices from Samsung and Motorola. However this is not surprising considering the … Read More

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