Archive for January, 2012
According to a latest report by Strategy Analytics (via MacRumors), global tablet shipments reached 27 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 with iPad accounting for 58% of them further confirming that Apple continues to hold a majority of the market. At the same time, Android continues to grow with Amazon’s Kindle Fire capturing 39% share of global tablet shipments. Android’s other gains appear to have come at the expense of Microsoft and … Read More
According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, there has been no change in iPad sales following the introduction of the Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet. As reported by MacRumors, Tim responded to an analyst’s question regarding impact on the iPad from lower priced tablets that the company sold a record 15.4 million iPads in the last quarter. He further said that Apple doesn’t consider “limited function tablets and e-readers to be in the same category … Read More
PDF Expert, the popular PDF client for the iPad which allows users to read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes and even fill PDF forms, has just been updated to version 3.2. The update is now live and can be download from the App Store. With PDF Expert 3.2, users are now able to perform full text search across the entire PDF library. Other new additions include sorting panel … Read More
According to Global Equities Research, which monitors Apple’s iBook sales via a proprietary tracking system it doesn’t much care to discuss, more than 350,000 textbooks were downloaded from the company’s iBooks Store within the first three days … Read More
So, the highly anticipated untethered jailbreak for iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1 is finally out and with it opens a whole new portal of Cydia tweaks for your jailbroken device. If you’re into jailbreaking (who isn’t?) and have freshly jailbroken your iPad 2 on iOS 5.0.1, here are 3 must have Cydia Tweaks for your device all of which have been tested to be fully compatible.
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Update 1: The GUI version of Absinthe for Windows has been released. Download here.
Yesterday @pod2g and his ‘dream team’ released the much-anticipated jailbreak for the iPad 2 via the tool called Absinthe. Currently it’s only available for Mac OS X users, however the iPhone Dev Team has released a command-line interface (CLI) version of the tool for advanced users that supports Windows. A Windows version of Absinthe will … Read More
The story of the scammers returning empty iPad 2 boxes filled with modelling clay has reached outside of the Metro Vancouver region. According to a follow up CTV report, three more people have come forward about purchasing an iPad 2 only to find a clay brick inside. One of those buyers is from Victoria, as Rosemary Symchuk had a similar experience at Best Buy:
“The employees were … Read More
With today’s announcement and release of iBooks 2, it provided an opportunity for people to find clues about Apple’s next move for hardware and software. Once again, @sonnydickson has provided some interesting images he discovered, as noted by 9to5Mac.
Apple has uploaded today’s textbook video trailer to its YouTube channel. This is the same video that appears on Apple’s website but you can now watch it from their official channel in full 1080P. Earlier today Apple announced iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U, and a new partnership with publishers at its New York City Education Media Event (which is now available for viewing online).
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What is the plan behind this massive discount and what makes them okay with it? The answer is volume in sales, notes McGraw. Normally the publisher sells $75 textbooks that schools keep for five years. The new model would have … Read More