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Payfirma Tablet POS Looks to Turn iPads into Cash Registers
by on July 31, 2013

For those with businesses looking for complete mobile payment solutions on their iPad, Payfirma recently released their Tablet POS app. You can read the full review over here.

The app is free to try out. You can download it here from the App Store for free.

National Film Board of Canada Launches McLaren’s Workshop iPad App
by on June 6, 2013

The National Film Board (NFB) of Canada has launched a free iPad app–McLaren’s Workshop–to showcase 51 Norman McLaren films and documentaries and also enable users to create their own animations using the well-known filmmakers’s techniques.

-WATCH 51 films by Norman McLaren.
-WATCH 11 short documentaries on Norman McLaren and his work.
-WATCH LATER – Store films for up to 48 hours of off-line viewing.
-DRAW … Read More

WaterField Designs iPad Suede Jacket: Thinnest Sleeve Ever [Review]
by on April 19, 2013

A while back WaterField Designs out of San Francisco sent us their iPad Suede Jacket to check out. This sleeve is intended for those looking for scratch and minor bump protection for your iPad–but in the thinnest possible way. 

The iPad Suede Jacket with pocket ($25) is made out of a soft and durable material WaterField Designs calls Ultrasuede. It essentially stretches to fit your iPad very snugly, probably better than any other … Read More

Yahoo Launches Redesigned Yahoo! Mail iPad App
by on April 18, 2013

For all the Yahoo! Mail users out there, the company has announced it has released an all-new app for iPad and iPad mini users. It’s a slick redesign that should make any Yahoo! Mail users happy. The company today also released a new iPhone weather app as well.

You can check out the new Yahoo! Mail app here from the App Store.

Check out the video below:

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Woman Drives Car into an Oncoming, Airborne iPad Without Knowing It [PIC]
by on April 9, 2013

Chalk this one up as a bizarre story, as reported by wsbtv.com. Alexa Crisa (from Roswell, Georgia) was driving her car when another car jumped in front of her, causing her to hit the brakes and keep driving, but thought nothing of it at the time after arriving home. After her father came home, he was surprised to see something weird stuck in Alexa’s car bumper–it was an iPad.

Turns … Read More

As iPad Turns 3, Here’s What Critics Originally Said About the Tablet
by on April 4, 2013

The iPad turned three years old as of yesterday. When Steve Jobs stepped on stage to debut the tablet in 2010, we had no idea the device would end up selling like hotcakes. But of course, there were doubters about the iPad and whether or not it could make a real dent in the tablet space when others couldn’t. Here was our popular FAQ at the time, on how … Read More

Stratosphere – A New Take On Tower Defense [Review]
by on March 27, 2013

A traditional tower defense game has you building towers to stop waves of enemies. Stratosphere, however, is doing something unique. You ‘re still building towers, but you’re also sending waves of monsters trying to get past your enemies towers. The game was created by UBC student Michael Silverwood.

There are three races for you to choose from, and each have their own unique set of towers. That being the case, the races … Read More

Hamilton Sushi Restaurant Replaces Paper Menus with iPads
by on March 12, 2013

Another restaurant has recently jumped to the iPad, opting for digital menus rather than traditional paper. Spring Sushi on Upper James Street in Hamilton implemented the iPads last September for customers to select items off their menus. Servers send the finalized orders to the kitchen though. As for the reason to take up the iPad? Alonzo Ma, manager of Spring Sushi had this to say:

“We were bored, basically; we … Read More

Conan O’Brien Mocks Apple’s Latest iPad TV Ad [VIDEO]
by on March 1, 2013

Conan O’Brien and his team recently released an iPad TV ad in what they call “the most truthful iPad ad ever”. It basically is a parody of Apple’s latest iPad TV ads where apps are highlighted but this time around, Conan reveals what people use their iPad the most for: porn.

Check out the video below (NSFW):

What do you think? Is Conan onto something that we don’t know?

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LinkedIn CEO Hands Out 3,500 iPad minis to Staff, Worth $1.5M
by on February 13, 2013

You know what makes a great place to work? When you feel appreciated by your leader, which is something LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner has just done by handing out free iPad minis to its entire staff of 3,500, according to Business Insider. A LinkedIn spokesperson confirmed the freebies:

We wanted to acknowledge the hard work and accomplishments of all of our employees in 2012. During today’s biweekly All Hands meeting, … Read More