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Archive for April, 2010

iPad 3G+WiFi Jailbroken with “Spirit”: Video
by on April 30, 2010

The iPad 3G+WiFi model has finally hit Apple Stores in the USA. As for the iPad in Canada, we can expect it to arrive on May 29th (with pre-orders taking place on May 10th). We still haven’t heard specific data plans from Rogers, Bell, or Telus. Let’s hope we’ll be able to use our existing data plans!

iPad 3G Jailbroken Using the New Spirit Jailbreak

In less than 24 … Read More

US Apple Stores To Close At 4PM Tomorrow For iPad 3G Launch
by on April 29, 2010

Just a brief heads up.

For any Canadians that have pre-ordered an iPad 3G or that are planning to head to the USA to pick up an iPad 3G, be aware that the Apple Stores will be closed from 4PM – 5PM.

Each store is closing down for one hour to prepare for the launch of the iPad 3G. Even though many people picked up the iPad WiFi, there will likely be … Read More

Get Ready to Jailbreak Your iPad!

Yesterday we reported that a new jailbreak tool, by iPhone Dev Team member comex, might be released this Friday, but that is not the case. It has been delayed a bit, but will be released sometime after the iPad 3G is in the wild. As you may, or may not know, the new jailbreak is called “Spirit”, and will provide an untethered jailbreak for all iDevices, including the iPad, … Read More

Which iPad?

Which iPad should I buy?

The delayed release for international iPad purchases may not be a bad thing.  No doubt there are many people waiting/wanting to get their hands on their very own device; but, the extra time may allow some buyers the added opportunity to think.  About? Wifi only or a 3G unit.

Now, there is extra time to consider what could be needed in the future.  The iPad … Read More

iPad 3.2 Firmware Jailbreak Spirit Download Available Friday [DELAYED]

Update: Spirit has been delayed. No ETA of its release.

iPhone users have been able to “jailbreak” their iPhones. In other words, allow a modified version of the iPhone OS firmware to be installed on their iPhone. Essentially this will open up a plethora of 3rd party applications that are prohibited from the App Store. Customizations and tweaks have been very popular amongst iPhone users.

iPad Jailbreak Coming Friday, Via … Read More

The 89 Cent iPad Stand from Office Depot

Canadians are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the iPad in Canada. Are you one of them? If you are, then you’re most likely thinking about what accessories to buy. For starters, you might want to consider ZAGG’s invisibleSHIELD for the iPad (read our review here), along with the Apple iPad Case and Apple iPad Dock. I don’t know why I bought the dock, since my … Read More

Doctor Warns Not to Sleep with iPad
by on April 28, 2010

**Update: Gary was interviewed by the GlobeandMail regarding reading with the iPad at night. Click here to read the article!**

Since I don’t have an iPad yet I still read my ebooks with my iPhone and yes, I do read in bed. So far I’ve not experienced any of the issues mentioned below.

The Director of the UCLA Sleep Disorders Center, Frisca Yan-Go,believes that having the iPad in bed … Read More

Double Up Dual-Web Browsing For iPad + Giveaway

Double Up is a very unique iPad app and the only iPad browser app that offers a dual web page browsing interface, in both landscape or portrait orientation.

The app very much resembles mobile Safari, but there are of course minor differences. The real difference though is the app features a dual browsing view where the iPad display is split into two separate web browsers with one URL/toolbar.

The app … Read More

Oprah Expresses Her Love for the iPad

The iPad has received a lot of publicity. It was shown at the Grammy Awards, Letterman, and even ended up as the story on ABC’s Modern Family. Now it looks like the Queen of daytime television, Oprah has endorsed her love for the iPad. Known as the so called “Oprah Effect”, when she says she loves something on the show, it results in gazillions in sales. That … Read More

iPad Point of Sale (POS) Terminal
by on April 27, 2010

I often “virtualize” how the iPad could become more integrated into the business environment. Lecere Corporation is a company who is hoping to make the iPad a very useful tool for companies who require a POS terminal.

Lecere Corporation will begin testing their iPad-based, Fully-Integrated Restaurant Management Software in a “major restaurant chain” this week. The iPad FIRMS POS system, which can also be used with the iPod … Read More