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X-Doria Widge iPad Case [Review]
by on June 26, 2012

The iPad has become an incredible learning tool and gaming platform for kids. The simple interface allows even toddlers to enjoy certain games on the iPad. We, as adults, face the dilemma of having our kids throw around and beat up OUR expensive toys. This is where a good case comes into play.


We got a chance to take a … Read More

Mountain Lion Notification Center Comes To The iPad [Cydia Tweak]
by on June 7, 2012

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 Final Design Of The New iPad May Not Have Been Exactly What Apple Wanted
by on May 6, 2012

If you are a big fan of Apple and their products, you have probably followed the rumour mill and the various “leaked” design specs. The final product that we get from Apple is sometimes surprising, compared to the rumours we have heard. A recent report by CNET suggests that the final version of The New iPad was not the final design they wanted, and they may have just settled on … Read More

Google iOS App Updated with iPad 3 Retina Display Support
by on March 29, 2012

Google has released an update to their iOS app, supporting the new iPad’s retina display. Of course, most web content and text was already supported, but now all the UI and icons look super crisp in the Google app. Click the image above for a full resolution screen shot.

No new features in this release other than then optimized graphics for the new iPad. Not much to say … Read More

Gelaskins for the New iPad
by on March 22, 2012

As with any new device you may purchase, you probably want to keep your new iPad safe from scratches and other wear and tear. Gelaskins is a great way to protect the aluminum back of the iPad, as well as the front bezel. Gelaskins also offers screen protection.

We got a chance to try out Gelaskins for the new iPad. The shape hasn’t really changed since the iPad … Read More

3 Million New iPads Sold Since Launched
by on March 19, 2012

Earlier today, we mentioned that Apple held a conference call, where they reported record numbers this weekend, with the release of the new iPad (I’m still calling it iPad 3). With Apple Stores still not sold out, there was some suspicion that maybe Apple’s latest device wasn’t selling quite as fast as they thought. Well, it turns out they were just really more prepared this time.

In … Read More

The New iPad Already Accounts for Approximately 5% of All iPad Web Traffic
by on March 18, 2012

Ad company Chitika has reported that they are seeing the new iPad take about 5% of the the total iPad traffic on the web. They collect the data in 12 hour increments, and you can see in the graphic above that the new iPad is just below the 5% mark, but has gone above the 5% in previous 12 hour increments. You can see live results, … Read More

iPhone Dev Team Says iPad 3 Jailbreak Has a Few Options
by on March 15, 2012

This evening, our beloved iPhone Dev Team has posted on thier official blog, that there are a few avenues towards a possible iPad 3 jailbreak. The iPhone Dev Team have been responsible for the Pwnage Tool and Redsn0w jailbreaks, and have also had a hand in the Spirit and JailbreakMe.com jailbreaks.

Interestingly enough, it seems that the same exploit used to jailbreak the iPad, … Read More

Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy Now Available in the App Store


Remember when Apple announced the new iPad just last week? Of course you do. Well, at the end of the keynote Tim Cook had some iOS developers show off some new apps and games that would be optimized for the new iPad’s retina display and A5X processor. Namco showed off Sky Gamblers: Air Supreacy, and it is now available in the … Read More

“Frash” To Bring Adobe Flash to the iPad!
by on July 4, 2010

Comex, creator of the  Spirit jailbreak and the Bannerbomb exploit for Nintendo Wii, is working on bringing Flash to the iPad. A new video has been posted showing a few Flash based websites running in MobileSafari, on the iPad. This is something a lot of users of the iPad have said is missing on Apple’s tablet. There is no release date fo this yet, but this could bring a lot … Read More