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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.

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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

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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Amazon Pits the Kindle Fire HD vs iPad in Latest TV Ad [VIDEO]
by on February 5, 2013

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

IDC: iPad Loses Market Share to Android and Windows Tablets
by on December 5, 2012

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.

ZAGG is Giving Away an iPad 4 Every Hour for 24 Hours on Black Friday
by on November 20, 2012

ZAGG is back at it with their viral giveaways. Once again for Black Friday, they are giving away an iPad every single hour for 24 hours. Up for grabs every hour will be the 4th generation iPad 4, so that’s $12,000 total worth of prizes. You can sign up on their page here to be reminded of when the contest will start (November 23rd at 12AM MST).

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What Happens When an iPad Lover Reviews the Microsoft Surface
by on November 19, 2012

MG Siegler reviews the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT over at TechCrunch

Compared to using an actual desktop machine or even the iPad, everything done on the Surface feels lethargic. Opening just about every app takes far longer than it should. The performance on key apps like Maps is abysmal. Try playing Fruit Ninja on any iOS device and then open it on the Surface. It’s like there’s a layer … Read More

CTV iPad App Returns to the App Store with Improved Video Experience
by on November 15, 2012

The CTV iPad app was pulled in late September for an ‘upgrade holiday’ and just over a week ago the app has made its way back into the App Store. Here’s what’s new:

What’s New in Version 1.0.6– Improved video experience.– Airplay mirroring support to deliver optimal Airplay playback. This feature requires your device to be running a minimum of OS 5 or later.* For Airplay Mirroring support details, please … Read More

Microsoft Surface ‘ClearType’ Display Is No Match For iPad’s Retina, Claims DisplayMate
by on October 19, 2012

Intrigued by Microsoft’s claims that due to the use of new ClearType technology in Microsoft Surface tablet, its display is even sharper than the new iPad’s Retina, Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, put both displays to the test and has reported that Microsoft’s claims are incorrect (via PC World). He found that Windows ClearType made the 768p display on the Asus Netbook look significantly sharper than the iPad 2’s 768p display but … Read More

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Launches to Compete with Apple’s iPad
by on September 6, 2012

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

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