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Another Physical Mockup Of Purported iPad Mini Hits The Web [VIDEO]
by on September 30, 2012

Japanese website Macotakara has published a video of what appears to be another physical mockup of the much rumored iPad Mini. Just like the previous hands-on video of a purported iPad Mini, this one also reveals a Lightning port on the bottom of the device, a headphone jack on the top, thinner bezels, metallic backplate and dual speakers.

Looks like these iPad Mini … Read More

Camera+ iPad App Released, On Sale for $0.99
by on September 27, 2012

Tap Tap Tap, the makers of my favourite photography app, has released Camera+ for the iPad in the App Store, which they say has been two years in the making. It’s on sale for $0.99 to celebrate its launch. As for what’s new, there are features exclusive to the iPad only:

★ NEW iCloud sync…
The new iCloud sync in Camera+ automatically syncs your Lightbox photos between all of your devices. … Read More

Apple Working On A Widescreen (16:9) Next Generation iPad [Rumour]

In addition to the much rumored iPad Mini which is expected to be released at a dedicated event next month, Apple is reportedly working on a next generation iPad prototype with a widescreen HD display of 16:9 ratio, according to the Examiner (via Razorian Fly). This will make the iPad ‘taller’ and not ‘wider’ following the iPhone 5 and new iPod touch display pattern.

According … Read More

Tabzu: The iPad Case Re-imagined [Kickstarter]
by on September 25, 2012

A new Kickstarter project by the name of Tabzu is an innovative iPad case that promises to deliver art and functionality in one sleek eco-friendly package. Referred to as “the cradle of art and technology”, Tabzu is an iPad cradle designed and developed by FX and graphic designers Leo Garza and Martin Meunier of Smidgeco from San Francisco.

Tabzu for iPad features a patent pending leg grabbing system, a new presentation mode as well … Read More

First Hands-On With iPad Mini Physical Mockup [Video]
by on September 19, 2012

Yesterday, new photos of an alleged working 7.85″ iPad Mini hit the web, highlighting the product’s widely rumored features like thinner bezels, lightning dock, metallic backplate, dual speakers and more. Today, another physical iPad Mini mockup based on the same specs has been obtained by Gizchina.com (via MacRumors) which is basically one of those $15 dummy units selling through Chinese online marketplace Taobao, in white and black colors.

The source has … Read More

Is This A Real iPad Mini? Leaked Photos Reveal Lightning Port, Dual Speakers & Mystery Hole [PICS]
by on September 18, 2012

A couple of weeks back, an alleged iPad Mini rear shell was leaked from the Foxconn factory which assisted Chinese case makers in producing a variety of iPad Mini cases. Based on the same form factor, newly leaked photos of an alleged iPad Mini reveal the same features we’ve seen in the past i.e thinner bezels along the side, aluminum back plate and the same mystery hole in the … Read More

Canadian Real Estate Association Launches REALTOR.ca iPad App [Free]

The Canadian Real Estate Association has launched REALTOR.ca app for iPad, which was previously available for iPhone only. For those who aren’t aware, REALTOR.ca is the leading real estate website in Canada. The iPad app provides users all the functionality and detail found on REALTOR.ca while taking advantage of iPad’s features such as GPS and being able to add open house details to your calendar. The official app is available as … Read More

Four Seasons Toronto to Have iPads Equipped in Every Room
by on September 11, 2012

The Four Seasons has announced some new tech innovations, which includes equipping every single room of the upcoming Four Seasons Toronto with iPads, to go along with complimentary Wi-Fi:

At Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles and the new Four Seasons Hotel Toronto opening in October, iPads are also available in every room, offering a streamlined approach to accessing hotel services. Guests can also use a provided login on their own … Read More

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Launches to Compete with Apple’s iPad
by on September 6, 2012

Today at Amazon’s media event, the company announced a few new products, with the most notable one the Kindle Fire HD set to take on Apple’s iPad.

Here’s a quick breakdown of the models and specs:

7″ Kindle Fire HD (starts at $199 US): 1280×800 HD display, WiFi, Dolby audio, 16GB/32GB models, Bluetooth, HDMI, 11 hour battery life, front-facing HD camera
8.9″ Kindle Fire HD (starts at $299 US): Same as above, … Read More

Foxconn Worker Leaks Out iPad Mini Rear Shell (OEM), Vendors Use It To Make iPad Mini Cases

A brave Foxconn worker has reportedly succeeded in leaking out an iPad mini rear shell from the factory and is looking to sell it for 38,000 RMB (approx. US $6000) in Shenzhen, China. While no buyer has apparently committed to buy it so far, a bunch of local case makers have used its dimensions to create a mold of an iPad mini and are now selling iPad mini cases online for as low … Read More

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