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Archive for September, 2011

iPad Will Dominate the Holiday Season Due to Lack of Competition
by on September 22, 2011

A new report from Gartner states worldwide tablet sales are slated to reach 63.6 million units by the end of 2011, a 261.5% increase from last year (17.6 million). By the time 2015 rolls around forecasts predict over 325 million total tablet sales.

The iPad will account for 73.4% of worldwide tablet sales in 2011, slightly down from its 83% share in 2010, according to Gartner, with iOS and Android … Read More

Two Hour 50% Off Sale on invisibleSHIELDs and ZAGGskins
by on September 21, 2011

If you’ve been waiting to stock up for protection for your iPad and other electronics, you’ll be pleased to know ZAGG is holding a two hour only 50% off sale, that takes place from 1:30pm-3:30pm PDT (4:30-6:30pm EDT).

The sale applies to all invisibleSHIELDs and ZAGGskins–just use the promo code september during checkout. You can read our review of the invisibleSHIELD for iPad and iPad … Read More

Did Microsoft Just Beat Apple To The Punch?
by on September 20, 2011

It’s so rare to talk about Microsoft on this blog that I secretly think there’s a little script that scrubs out any mention of our little friend up in Redmond, WA. But regardless of any devious gremlins that live in the blog, there was a lot of news that happened at last week’s BUILD conference that took place in Anaheim, the biggest of which was the announcement of Windows 8. … Read More

Review: The Wallet Case for iPad 2 by Happy Owl Studio
by on September 19, 2011

I haven’t heard of many iPad 2 cases that will hold all of your technology equipment together in one case. I went searching for one that could hold everything I needed to carry around and I think I have stumbled upon one of the best. Meet the new¬†Wallet Case for iPad 2 from Happy Owl Studio.¬†

They also had a wallet case for the original iPad that … Read More

Lost Your Dice? Newton’s Dice HD Is Here To Help
by on September 18, 2011

I am a huge fan of ‘limitless’ applications. Apps that are useful in many, many situations. IsoCards reproduced a deck of cards and I fell in love with it. I believe Newton’s Dice HD may have done the same with dice.

Created by developer Mark Hessburg, Newton’s Dice HD is a 3D dice simulator that does its job quite well. I wanted to put the app to the test so … Read More

Virgin Mobile Launches New Tablet Flex Plans
by on September 16, 2011

Today, Virgin Mobile launched a set of new flex data plans for tablets, including the iPad.

The four new plans are called “flex” because as you increase your data usage, the plan moves to the next tier with a new data amount. This is in contrast to plans that charge you a per MB overage fee for any data use above a specific allotment.

The four new flex data plans are:

10MB or … Read More

Apple In No Rush For An iPad 3 Since iPad 2 Is Already Killing The Competition

We have already seen tons of rumors suggesting how Apple might launch an iPad 3 by the end of this year with an HD / Retina display. But when you think about it, it doesn’t make much sense for a company to bring a new product at a time when the old one is still “killing the competition”. Majority of the original iPad owners have just upgraded … Read More

Review: Vaja Leather Smart Grip Case for iPad

There are a lot of cases on the market now for the iPad 2 that protect the back of the iPad and are compatible with the Apple Smart Cover. The new Vaja Smart Grip Case is one made of a luxurious, grainy cow-hide leather that feels and looks very sleek. It’s a relatively thin case coming in at 2.6mm and it is fully customizable with … Read More

Flip Through Your News With Flipboard

For years the newspaper and magazine has been the go-to way to finding news. Newspapers being local, while magazines are coined as ‘personalized’. The reality is that those magazines aren’t personalized per-se, they’re more restricted to a specific category of news. The first successful personal news source is RSS. While ever popular on computers, reading multiple RSS feeds is visually equal to that of reading a bland web page … Read More

Apple iPad Running iOS 5 Against Microsoft Windows 8 Tablet [VIDEO]
by on September 15, 2011

Earlier this week, Microsoft released a developer’s preview of Windows 8 for both PCs and Tablets. Most analysts believe that the OS has a lot of new features to offer especially the Metro UI, the same tiled interface used in Windows 7 based smartphones. Windows 8 has also been optimized for a better touch experience than its predecessors making it more tablet-friendly. To compare the core software, WinRumors has Read More