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Archive for November, 2010

Next-Gen iPad Production In Full Swing For February 2011
by on November 19, 2010

This week, a new report indicates that the second-generation iPad is reportedly getting ready for production, which will be in full swing by February 2011.

Three circuit board producers, Ibiden, Tripod Technology and TTM Technologies, are reportedly due to ship the first batch of iPad components in December 2010. Additional manufacturers are said to be joining to accelerate production in February 2011 for a Q1 2011 iPad launch.

It has been rumored … Read More

iOS 4.2 May Come Sooner Than You Think
by on November 18, 2010

According to MacRumors, several users are noticing the inability to contact the update server with their iDevices. Also, the update menu randomly mentions that the user either has the latest update or the error mentioned above. Apple has just recently seeded their iOS 4.2.1 GM build to developers and stating that only minor fixes are included. It is likely that Apple is trying to push the iOS 4.2Read More

Carbon Fiber iPad?

While plastic is light, and metal (aluminum) is durable, both have the flaws which their counterpart makes up for. Yet is there a material that is both light and durable? Does the LiquidMetal company Apple acquired … Read More

Hootsuite Twitter App Now Available for iPad

One of the most useful twitter clients to manage all of your social media accounts in one place is Hootsuite. Developed locally in Vancouver, their web-based twitter client is what I use on my MacBook Pro. It’s really easy to keep track of my twitter stream and @replies, and manage multiple accounts.

Yesterday they released their Hootsuite app for the iPad. If you’re an existing user of Hootsuite on the web … Read More

Bundle Up! It’s Getting Cold Out There!
by on November 16, 2010

It’s getting cold out there [in Toronto, at least], and it’s time to consider bundling up and hunkering down for the long dark months. What better way to keep warm and bright this winter than to curl up to your iPad? But wait! What about the touchscreen? Doesn’t that require ungloving your hand and exposing it to the cold? You’re in luck though. There are plenty of touchscreen friendly accessories … Read More

RIM Posts PlayBook vs iPad Speed Test Video

RIM is Canada’s technology gem. The Blackberry is their money maker, and they’re hoping the upcoming PlayBook tablet will be the next big thing. They have been hyping up the device as a true ‘iPad killer’ based on the fact it runs Flash. We still don’t have any details about battery life yet. I wonder how the device holds up with Flash.

Today Blackberry posted a PlayBook versus iPad browser … Read More

Pulse News Reader is Now Free for the iPad
by on November 15, 2010

Reading on the iPad is pretty much a treat thanks to the large screen and the incredible apps made by developers. Think of Flipboard for example. One app that got huge praise from Steve Jobs was Pulse.

The team behind Pulse recently got an $800,000 injection of VC funding. To celebrate this, they have decided to make the app available for FREE! The rational is to get more users using … Read More

TIME Names the iPad One of Top Inventions of 2010

The concept of tablet devices are not new. However, the iPad is the only one that has been successful so far. Its adoption rate has been speculated to be faster than that of the DVD player. Either way, 2010 has been the year of the iPad for Apple.

TIME magazine recognized the iPad’s success by naming it one of the Best 50 Inventions of 2010 in the technology category. Here’s … Read More

The Saskatchewan Cabinet and their iPads in Action
by on November 14, 2010

In late September, we wrote about the Saskatchewan government and how they decided to opt for iPads to help reduce paper and help the environment. Obviously spending $23,000 on iPads will not make taxpayers happy, but if you think about the long term benefits the iPads will pay for themselves. The reported savings would be from $8-9000/year.

The CBC posted an updated article with images of these iPads in … Read More

Ping Now Available on the iPad
by on November 13, 2010

Apple has made a brief update on iTunes to include their social music network Ping on the iPad. If you launch iTunes on your iPad, you’ll now see the addition of Ping at the bottom. You will need to sign in via iTunes on your computer and sync to get it working.

Ping was introduced by Apple in early September along with iTunes 10. The service had over 1 … Read More