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Archive for June, 2010

Apple Releases iTunes 9.2, Brings iBooks PDF Support
by on June 16, 2010

This afternoon, Apple released the latest iTunes, version 9.2. The new iTunes is available on a PC or Mac via Apple Software Update or from Apple’s website.

The new iTunes 9.2 update brings support for iPhone 4, iOS 4 features, and several other enhancements and improvements, including PDF support for iPad:

Sync with iPhone 4 to enjoy your favorite music, movies, TV shows, books and more on-the-go
Sync and … Read More

USB Typewriter for the iPad [Video]

Typing on the iPad is fairly simple if you are writing a few sentences. However, any more than that you will get irritated and require the help of a Bluetooth keyboard. Want to have some real fun on your iPad and kick it old school? How old are we talking about? How about a USB Typewriter for your iPad?

The USBTypewriterâ„¢ is a new and groundbreaking innovation in the field of … Read More

Google Earth for iPad Now Available
by on June 15, 2010

You’ve probably played with Google Earth for your Mac/PC and iPhone. It’s an incredible way to travel the globe and find any famous landmark in the comfort of your home while in your underwear (err…maybe not the latter). Anyways, Google has announced they have updated and released Google Earth for the iPad.

Here’s the app description for Google Earth:

Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google … Read More

iPhone 4 Apps Nearly Fullscreen on iPad?
by on June 14, 2010

One of Apple’s latest iPad commercials states that there’s over 200,000 apps available. While that’s true, 190,000 of them are iPhone apps that look pixelated and downright ugly on the iPad. With iPhone 4’s latest high resolution Retina Display, that could change the way iPhone apps look on the iPad forever.

According to iSpazio, developers of Make Coffee 2.0 discovered the resolution of iPhone 4 apps are almost … Read More

Mugged Developer Gets Replacement iPad and Email from Jobs

Here’s an interesting story to brighten up your Monday. A Chinese developer representing TenCent (China’s dominant IM client) was invited to attend the 2010 WWDC from Apple but ended up getting mugged in San Francisco for his iPad. He gets roughed up and his iPad gets smashed. What’s a guy to do? Visit the Apple Store!

Upon hearing his story, the Apple Store replaces his iPad and not only that, he … Read More

App Store Surpasses 10,000 iPad Apps
by on June 13, 2010

When the iPad launched on April 3rd in the USA, the App Store already had some iPad apps available. iOS developers were given early access to build apps as seen in these early videos. A couple days before the launch the App Store had 700 iPad apps. In just over two months since the first iPad launch and after the Canadian launch, the App Store now … Read More

The iPhone Podcast Episode 5 Now in iTunes
by on June 12, 2010

Do you love hearing about iPhone and iPad news? If you do, then be sure to check out our latest podcast, The iPhone Podcast. Hosted by myself and Justin Luey, we recap the most buzzworthy iPhone and iPad news every single week. This week’s episode also includes another jailbreak piece from Rorypiper and Dusty from iEvolution.ca.

Thanks to our listeners out there, we’ve vaulted into the #1 spot in Tech … Read More

How to Make an iPad and iPhone Walk Together
by on June 11, 2010

Here’s our fun Friday videos of the week–a video of an iPad walking along with its sibling the iPhone. The following video comes from YouTube user PachimonDotCom. He made the original walking iPhone and now he’s ported this over to the iPad. It’s amazing what people can create when they have the spare time and knowledge.

Here’s the video of the walking iPad and iPhone:

…and here’s the original walking … Read More

Video: Melting An iPad with Blowtorches For a Cause
by on June 10, 2010

We’ve seen some pretty destructive iPad videos. Take for example the guys with the baseball bat, and the PC World stress test and the Will it Blend guy. People seem to destroy iPads for no apparent reason–until now.

One particular group called Project Green Apple has filmed an iPad being melted with blowtorches. Their message is to support Wintek factory workers (makers of iPhone/iPad displays for Apple) that … Read More

Will You Buy an iPad or the iPhone 4?
by on June 8, 2010

With Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 4 on Monday, Canadians were both excited and somewhat deflated. Excited because the new iPhone’s design and features are pretty impressive. Deflated because Canada missed the initial June 24th launch and instead was pushed to the “late July” launch. The ‘Big 3’ carriers have confirmed they will sell the iPhone 4.

Many of you out there have held off on purchasing the … Read More