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iPad’s Screen Goes Totally Black In Portrait Mode When Viewed With Sunglasses [Update]
by on April 8, 2012

This one is really interesting folks. As pointed out in a recent post by iMore (via CoM), it appears that you simply cannot view anything on your iPad in Portrait mode while wearing your polarized sunglasses as it turns the screen totally black. I know it sounds crazy but seeing is believing (see video below). According to the source, this only happens on the iPad since other tablet and smartphone manufacturers have solved … Read More

5 People Charged For Operating A Chinese Boy Who Sold His Kidney To Buy An iPad
by on April 6, 2012

Last year, we reported how a 17-year-old Chinese teenager sold one of his kidney for 20,000 yuan to buy an Apple iPad. Turns out, the poor kid, who goes by the name Wang, is not doing so well now as his renal deficiency keeps getting worse every day. As a result, five persons have been charged with intentional injury related to the operation according to Reuters (via 9to5Mac). The report says that Wang is … Read More

7.85″ iPad Mini Is Indeed A Reality, Confirms John Gruber
by on April 5, 2012

Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has apparently confirmed the existence of a 7.85″ iPad Mini during his Talk Show podcast with Dan Benjamin (via MacRumors) as noted by The Next Web. Gruber, who has many contacts with Apple and has offered accurate information in the past, claimed that he has been told by “numerous” people that this size iPad is something Apple has been “noodling with”.

When asked by Benjamin if he thought … Read More

‘Air Display’ Now Supports OS X Lion HiDPI Mode On New iPad’s Retina Display
by on April 4, 2012

‘Air Display’ app for iPad has been updated to support the new iPad’s ultra-high resolution display bringing the ability to enable HiDPI mode in OS X lion which renders graphics at double their previous size. This means users can now utilize every single pixel available on the new iPad’s 2048 x 1536 panel. As noted by The Verge, “the end result is superb: just like going from the iPad 2 … Read More

Paper – The App You’ll Wish Were Actual Paper
by on April 3, 2012

So there was a lot of buzz earlier this week over this little app called Paper, made by the folks behind the now-vapourware Microsoft Courier tablet, and let me start by saying this. Make sure you download the right one. There are, apparently, two apps called Paper when you search in the app store, and the other app is … Read More

The New iPad Tops Consumer Reports’ Tablet Ratings
by on April 2, 2012

Looks like Consumer Reports can’t find any ‘major’ faults in the new iPad, as it has just topped their tablet ratings. The new high resolution Retina Display was highly regarded as the best screen Consumer Reports has seen on a tablet:

The high-resolution screen of the new iPad establishes a new benchmark in excellence, providing the best rendering of detail and color accuracy we’ve ever seen on a tablet display. As … Read More

New iPad Customer Satisfaction Is “Off The Charts”, Says Changewave

According to the latest ChangeWave Research survey, which is also the first customer satisfaction survey since the release of the new iPad, the owners of the new iPad are almost “completely smitten with their new device” (via 9to5Mac). The survey reveals that user satisfaction with the new iPad is even higher than previous iPad ratings. More than four-out-of-five new iPad owners (82%) say they are Very Satisfied with the device while 16% say they’re Somewhat … Read More

Just Mobile Encore™ Stand For iPad [Review]

I have personally used and reviewed countless iOS accessories in the past few years but only a few have really been able to impress me, with Just Mobile Encore™ stand for iPad being one of them. The stand is compatible with all iPad models including the new iPad as well as many other android tablets. Read on for full review!

Features:

Compatible with all iPads
Iconic design by tools
High-quality … Read More

Crest For iPad Lets You View Tweets In A Brand New Way [VIDEO]
by on April 1, 2012

A new iPad twitter client called Crest brings a brand new concept of viewing your Twitter timeline. Instead of a typical twitter client UI, the app shows you a a plain black background with falling tiles of Twitter user profile pictures. When a user taps an icon of Twitter profile picture, that user’s tweet pops up. The application also allows you to view that user’s profile by tapping on their name.

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