Archive for the ‘iPad News’ Category
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
Looks like Find my Friends has helped fight crime once again. The Victoria Police note a recent incident where a Canadian woman’s brother (@shuether) used Find my Friends to locate her stolen iPad in Victoria. When the VicPD followed up on the case, the located iPad turned up at a location where a group of thieves had been operating, in Esquimalt.
The woman activated a software application on her stolen … Read More
According to a report published by WTAE (via iMore), cheap iPads listed on Craigslist are being used to lure potential buyers to parking lots where they’re being robbed at gun point. These types of scams appear to be happening not only in the U.S. but all over the world too, with reports of similar types of scams happening recently in the U.K. as well. So if you’re tempted to grab an iPhone or … Read More
The folks at Apple are back to brag about all the cool things you can do on the new iPad, with its fancy Retina Display.
Similar to past commercials about Apple’s latest-and-greatest tablet, the ad highlights a wide variety of features and functionality, while pointing out how great it all looks in full Retina Display glory.
The commercial debuted today and highlights newer iOS … Read More
With Apple’s battle with Samsung catching fire, a report published by Digitimes is claiming that Apple is redirecting its iPad display panel orders from Samsung to LG and Sharp. Apple appears to have made the decision in the light of ongoing patents infringement case with Samsung in an effort to reduce its dependance on the Korean tech giant. The report further claims that that iPad panel shipments will fluctuate during the quarter … Read More
Paul Semenza, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch has told CNET that production of the 7.85″ display slated for use on iPad Mini should begin in August. If the production schedule plays out, it could indicate a late 2012 launch, he said. Recent reports have also suggested that so-called iPad Mini will launch in September alongside the new iPhone at a special Apple event.
According to the source:
“We expect panel … Read More
According to the latest data report from Canalys (via 9to5Mac), who treat the iPad as a PC due to its ability to operate without being tethered and to use external keyboards and monitors, 12% year-on-year growth in Q2 2012 global PC shipments is being credited to strong sales of Apple’s new iPad. As a result, Apple now leads global PC shipments with 19 percent market share, followed by HP, Lenovo and … Read More
During the ongoing patents infringement trial between Apple and Samsung in a San Jose, California court, tons of interesting new iPad prototypes have emerged from the court documents (via The Verge). The source has published Apple mock-ups of nearly 6 different iPad prototype designs. It is speculated that we might actually see some iOS devices based on these early renders hit the market at some point in the future.
Quoting … Read More
Rumors of iPad Mini are getting stronger than ever and with all credible sources claiming a special Apple event scheduled for September 12th, we could very well see Apple unveiling a smaller screen iPad for the first time. In the midst of all this iPad Mini hype, some case makers have decided to give a first glimpse at some of their upcoming iPad mini cases, as noted by … Read More