Archive for the ‘iPad News’ Category
Microsoft’s tablet, the Surface is set to hit stores on the 26th of this month, a simultaneous launch with Windows 8. Their first TV ads have launched as part of their massive $1 billion dollar ad campaign to showcase their tablet announced almost 4 months ago.
The video below stresses the Surface’s kickstand and magnet cover/keyboard. Check it out below and tell me what you think:
Another video below shows a … Read More
The last rumour we heard about rumoured iPad mini event invites being sent out this week turned out to be false. This time around though, AllThingsD reports Apple will unveil its smaller iPad on October 23rd:
As AllThingsD reported in August, Apple will hold a special event this month, at which it will showcase … Read More
With the Wall Street Journal confirming the 7.85-inch ‘iPad Mini’ already under mass production, it looks like more smaller iPad renders have emerged online. This time it comes via Gizmodo, as their reader Martin Hajek has produced some stunning renders of what he thinks the next smaller iPad will look like.
From the images below, we see a somewhat smaller iPad … Read More
We heard earlier reports of Apple’s iPad mini starting production in Brazil, but now according to the Wall Street Journal, their sources note the smaller iPad has started production by suppliers in Asia:
Apple Inc.’s Asian component suppliers have started mass production of a new tablet computer smaller than the current iPad, people with knowledge of the situation said, as the Silicon Valley company tries to stay … Read More
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
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
We’ve seen numerous mockups of what the smaller iPad will entail, including a much thinner design and bezels. MacRumors has now posted a an interactive 3D model of the smaller iPad and commissioned CiccareseDesign to make another one of … Read More
Marco Arment, the developer of Instapaper, noticed a few interesting entries tonight in his app server logs, first on twitter:
Well that’s interesting, iPad2,6.
— Marco Arment (@marcoarment) August 31, 2012
Later, he goes on to explain further about what he believes these new entries relate to:
I saw two curious entries in Instapaper’s device stats today: one iPad2,5 and one iPad2,6.
(There were also a few iPhone5,1 devices, but that’s not … Read More
The Toronto Zoo has posted a video demonstrating their orangutans using iPads, as part of its participation in the ‘Apps for Apes’ program, created in the U.S. The orangutans Puppe and Budi are mother and son, and have used the iPad to play games and paint–but watching videos are their favourite:
“They really like watching the videos of natural things, so maybe that’s why they’re so transfixed on it,” said the … Read More
Bloomberg reports on a research note from Peter Misek, an analyst at Jefferies & Co. Apple is set to debut its rumoured ‘iPad Mini’ by year end (it could go on sale in October), which would compete against Google’s Nexus 7 and Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet.
Apple plans to debut a smaller, cheaper iPad by the end of this year, people familiar with the plans said in July. Misek said … Read More