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Apple to Release 8GB iPad 2, Plans for 7.85 Inch iPad [Rumour]
by on February 29, 2012

Digitimes has become a questionable source for outrageous rumours but this time some interesting details are being reported. Their latest report notes Apple will unveil a cheaper 8GB iPad 2 at at next week’s March 7th iPad 3 media event, alongside 16GB/32GB iPad 3 units:

As Apple has scheduled an event on March 7, sources from its upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected … Read More

Toronto Zoo to Offer iPads to Orangutans to FaceTime With Relatives

We last heard about the Milwaukee Zoo offering iPads to their orangutans last August, and now it appears the Toronto Zoo looks to follow suit. They have eventual plans to install WiFi to allow the orangutans to possibly Skype with other primates around North America:

Apps for Apes, the brainchild of Richard Zimmerman and Orangutan Outreach, aims to give the primates a creative outlet to create art or music on, … Read More

Hands-On With Photoshop Touch For The iPad 2 [Video Review]

Just a couple of years ago it would have cost you hundreds of dollars to buy a program capable of combining pictures with expert precision, or making detailed edits to photos. But not anymore.

For only $9.99 in the App Store, you can pick up Abode’s Photoshop Touch for your iPad 2.

It combines some of the best features found on the full Photoshop program for your Mac or … Read More

Check Out These Amazing iPads Without Any Home Buttons [VIDEO]

A new iPad 3 concept video has just been posted by Aatma Studio, though most of the features it highlights, might not actually be available until a 6th generation iPad. Nonetheless, it is quite an interesting concept with features like edge-to-edge retina display, NFC, internal magnets (this one’s pretty cool) and a home button free touch interface. Aatma Studio has released some other Apple product concepts in the past as well including … Read More

ZAGGfolio iPad 2 Bluetooth Keyboard Sale: 29% OFF Today Only!

The ZAGGfolio Bluetooth keyboard and case/stand is on sale today for 29% OFF, a first timer ever discount on this accessory from ZAGG. It only is available today as part of the ZAGG leap year event. The ZAGGfolio is a combination of a Bluetooth keyboard for your iPad 2 plus a full case solution. It is portable and light, and makes for a great keyboard solution for your … Read More

iPad 3 Is 0.81mm Thicker Than The iPad 2? [PHOTOS]
by on February 28, 2012

Leaked photos of purported iPad 3 front glass and rear panels have already hit the scene and now, Apple.pro has published images showing how the next iPad is 0.81mm thicker than the iPad 2 using a digital caliper. The measurements suggest iPad 3 to be 9.50mm thick. It is worth noting that Apple.pro has proved to be a reliable source for Apple hardware rumors in the past.

Quoting from 9to5Mac:

Compare this to iPad … Read More

Apple Announces iPad 3 Media Event for March 7th

This is the one invite you’ve been waiting for–Apple has announced the iPad 3 media event for next week to take place on March 7th (iMore’s sources were correct), and has sent out media invites, as announced by Jim Dalrymple of The Loop:

Apple on Monday announced an event to show off the company’s next generation iPad. The invitation, sent to me by Apple, says the event will … Read More

How Apple Acquired Rights to the ‘iPad’ Trademark 35 Days Before Launch
by on February 27, 2012

Apple is currently being sued by Chinese firm Proview, as they claim Apple doesn’t have the basis to own the iPad trademark in China. Over at Fortune, Philip Elmer-Dewitt gives us the breakdown of how Apple acquired the iPad trademark 35 days before Steve Jobs debuted the iconic tablet, as noted in a press release by Proview:

Apple hired a British firm called Farncombe International and its managing director, Graham Robinson, to … Read More

Vimeo iOS App Updated to Support the iPad

Vimeo today has updated its iOS app to now support the iPad, as announced at the Mobile World Congress currently underway in Barcelona, Spain. Along with the update comes an update to the iPhone interface as well. The company has seen its mobile traffic triple since the release of its iPhone app last year:

“We’ve seen mobile traffic triple since we launched our original iPhone app in early 2011,” said Joseph … Read More

iPad 3 to Have $70-80 Price Increase Over the iPad 2? [Rumour]

The latest rumours in regards to the iPad 3 come in the form of price increases, based on some forum postings from Chinese micro blogging site Sina Weibo. One price chart notes the U.S. pricing of the iPad 2, iPad 3, and a final price based on the Chinese exchange rate. If this price info is indeed true, it would mean an $80US increase for the iPad 3 for WiFi … Read More

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