Archive for September, 2011
According to a report published by 9to5Mac, a Sprint-specific iPad is in the works and could be launched as early as next month. With the mobile carrier already confirmed to be bringing the iPhone to its line-up this October, it seems that a Sprint iPad 2 will also be joining the party soon. The source believes the Sprint iPad will be totally different from CDMA Verizon model though it … Read More
As reported by MacStories (via technologia UOL), the first Apple production facility in Jundiaí, Brazil is ready and is already manufacturing the December 2011 batch of iPads for the Cupertino giant as confirmed by Aolizio Mercadante, the Brazilian Minister of Science and Technology during a hearing with the Commission of Economic Affairs.
Production of future lot of iPads which will also be the first “Made in Brazil” Apple product, is a joint venture of Foxconn, … Read More
Widely acclaimed iPhone and iPad web browser Skyfire has just been updated and latest versions are now available for download on the App Store. While the iPhone version only brings a couple of big fixes and stability issues, Skyfire 2.6.0 for iPad brings a fantastic new feature i.e. the ability to automatically discover video as a new page gets loaded. Previously, users had to manually request a video search to play back … Read More
When the original iPad came out a little more than a year ago, I immediately jumped onto the 3G bandwagon and had a blast running around town iPadding around town safe with the knowledge that I would be constantly connected to my online life. Over time, though, the 3G shine slowly faded. I often found myself paying a lot for the connection (with Telus at the time) that I’m not … Read More
The tenth anniversary of the events from September 11th, 2001, have come and gone. However, the memories will always be there. A new stunning app from American Photo shows some spectacular images of that fateful day.
The app showcases the photos and stories told by photographers that captured images that day. The app is free, but everyone is encouraged to make a donation to the charities listed on their Donations page.
Here … Read More
After some brief downtime earlier this morning, the Apple Online Store has received one major visible update.
The iPad model selection page has now been updated and simplified. Instead of listing all of the available models and colors to choose from, users now select specific attributes first before choosing which device they want.
For example, you’ll first choose the color, then storage capacity and whether or not you need 3G capability. Doing … Read More
If you’re an iPad power user, you’ll be pleased to know the ZAGGsparq is now available for 40% off using a special promo code. Just enter sparqit during checkout and you’ll save $40 off the ZAGGsparq.
With two USB ports, and one optimized port specifically made for the iPad, you won’t have to worry about losing power when you’re traveling. This special promo code ends Friday, September 10th at … Read More
A latest publication on BGR via Taiwan Economic News suggests that Apple has already contacted two suppliers, Simplo and Dynapack to provide thinner and lighter battery packs for iPad 3 with a longer service life. These batteries are expected to enter mass production in first quarter of 2012. This gives us a hint at even thinner design for next generation iPad. However, some analysts believe it might be needed to … Read More
Remember the last time you heard of a modern world accessory from Atari? No? I don’t either! But today, the pioneer of arcade games and home gaming consoles has announced a pretty interesting iPad accessory called Arcade-Duo Powered Joystick. Many believe that Atari is somewhat dead now but to me, the company seems to be pretty much active. For instance, if you want to re-live some of those Atari classic … Read More
As posted earlier in the news stream, Bungie Aerospace’s latest iOS game Crimson: Steam Pirates is now out in the app store and I carved some time out of the Labour Day weekend to give it a spin.
As always, here’s the top line. It’s addictive, clever and awesome. But it’s a lot more than meets the eye, so let’s dive in a bit more and see what lies beneath its … Read More