Archive for the ‘iPad News’ Category
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
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
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?
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
Looks like Amazon continues to target Apple’s iPad. Last fall, Amazon launched a campaign to pit the 7-inch Kindle Fire HD against the iPad mini. Now, the following commercial which aired during the Super Bowl has the larger 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD against the iPad. The video goes over the display quality and screen size, then ends with a side by side price comparison, with the iPad starting at … Read More
Facebook has a mystery media event being held on Tuesday, January 15th. There have been rumours the announcement could related to a phone or mobile operating system launch. Now, other rumours have surfaced, courtesy of TechCrunch which claims Messenger for iPad will be coming:
Specifically I’m hearing that Messenger for iPad, replete with all the Messenger features we’ve come to love like emoticons, photosharing, read receipts, location tagging, … Read More
According to a report by the Daily Post, a break and enter at Microsoft’s campus in Mountain View over the Christmas break resulted in nothing being stolen–except for five iPads laying around. The report noted “not Microsoft products were reported stolen.”
If you’re looking for a cheap iPad, then check out the refurbished iPad 2 from Apple.ca. Currently white and black models in 16GB capacities are in stock for $319. Refurbished iPads come with a new exterior shell, battery and a 1 year warranty.
At $319, this is $10 cheaper than a brand new iPad mini, and ships for free in 1-3 business days.
Let us know if you’re going to buy … Read More
The University of Regina is set to debut its ‘iPad orchestra’ today, in a free concert at the Shubox Theatre on campus. Rebecca Caines, assistant professor in Creative Technologies at the University of Regina says her class of 12 students will be debuting their efforts today:
“Every iPad has the potential to be a piano, a violin, an experimental electronic device, a synthesizer – all of these different instruments and apps at … Read More
The successful launch of the iPad mini has forced IDC to review its earlier tablet forecast for both 2012 and 2013 and publish an updated version. The strong tablet market has pushed the IDC tablet forecast for 2012 up to 122.3 million, while for next year the market research company estimates the figure will be 172.4 million, up from 165.9 million units.