Archive for June, 2012
Over the past few years, Us+U has produced some innovative portfolio-style leather cases for popular tablets, that feature a patent pending self-adjusting handle which rotates 360º in either direction. Today, we’ll be discussing the company’s latest two products, the Simple Swivel for 2nd / 3rd Generation iPad & Swivel ProFolio™ for Amazon Kindle Fire.
Simple Swivel for 2nd / 3rd Generation iPad
The Simple Swivel is a lightweight rotating leather … Read More
According to a recent survey by CBC/Radio-Canada’s Media Technology Monitor (via The Vancouver Sun), Apple’s iPad is the top-selling tablet in Canada. The survey was based on 2000 anglophone Canadians and was conducted during March and April. The survey revealed how the rapid adoption of tablets continues with about 21% of tablet owners possessing one of the pricey devices, a figure which is up 3.5 times compared to last year when … Read More
Coast Capital Savings Credit Union recently launched a new program to introduce iPads within their branches. The Credit Union is one of Canada’s largest with over 454,000 members located in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island in BC.
Last November, their North Vancouver branch was the first location to feature iPads and their ‘Money Chat’ app, which assists customers in deciding their banking needs. On May 29th their second … Read More
Apple unveiled the next big iOS update i.e iOS 6, today at WWDC 2012 in San Francisco. We’ve already published a detailed round-up of some of the best features introduced in iOS 6 on iPhoneinCanada.ca while the first beta of iOS 6 has also gone live in the Apple’s developer center. Among the great new iOS 6 offerings, one is Siri for the new iPad (3rd gen). Yes, Apple … Read More
Apple has quietly released a new iPad Smart Case, available in six colours and made out of polyurethane. The case retails for $49 USD (Apple.ca store is down at the time of publishing) and covers the back of iPad and also comes with a Smart Cover:
The iPad Smart Case covers your iPad — both front and back — yet still retains the thin, light design of iPad. Like the … Read More
According to a report by CNET, OTG has announced that it is going to deploy over 7,000 new iPads at 3 major airports in the U.S over the next year and a half to give travelers a much better airport experience. A few hundred iPads are already in place at LaGuardia airport in New York. OTG has placed the new iPads in its dining areas where customers can order using … Read More
If you own a Mac, you might be following the development of Apple’s next operating system, OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion. Many new features have been revealed, showing that Apple is really trying to close the gap between OSX and iOS. One of these features is Notification Center. OS X 10.8 comes with iOS 5′s Notification Center, but handles it in a different way. You click the notification button at the … Read More
The iPad has become an important and versatile tool in the classroom. Steve Lai is a teacher in Richmond, BC, and he has documented a detailed overview of how the iPad has become one of his most used pieces of technology in the classroom via his blog TeachingwithiPad.org.
Steve documents how DropBox has replaced USB keys and also how apps such as Numbers have made tracking marks easier thanks … Read More
Earlier today, we reported on iPhone In Canada regarding some OS X Mountain Lion features that are going to be incorporated in iOS 6. Now, another report by 9to5Mac seems to speculate that iOS 6 will bring full Siri experience on the iPad. According to 9to5Mac‘s trusted sources, iOS 6 will add complete Siri voice assistant to Apple’s tablet platform replacing the Voice Dictation feature. This means that all iPhone 4S Siri features … Read More
Newly introduced budget airline Scoot Pte, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, will be saving fuel and have increased profits by replacing aircraft’s own entertainment systems that weigh more than two tons, with Apple’s iPads as a passenger entertainment device, reports Bloomberg. The budget carrier will loan the iPads free to passengers in its business-class seats. The airlines will reportedly save fuel while still flying older airplanes … Read More