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Archive for December, 2010

Leaked Second-Generation iPad Cases Pulled
by on December 31, 2010

Over the last two weeks, there have been numerous reports about leaked second-generation, or iPad 2, cases. We’ve seen stories, videos, and photos, all of which were mostly unconfirmed.

This week, the Wall Street Journal reports that several of the second-generation iPad case photos found on Alibaba.com have been removed upon legal demand. This is almost 100% an Apple cease and desist letter.

But someone — it’s unclear who — doesn’t seem … Read More

5 iPad Apps for Halifax Users

As part of the series on Canadian city specific Apps, this post is about Apps for Halifax.

Disclaimer: Please note that this list is not an endorsement of any of the Apps that you are responsible to perform your own due diligence before buying any of these.

Free Apps

The Chronicle Herald News This App allows you to consulting breaking news or read the newspaper offline.

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MobileMe’s Find My iPad Used To Propose!
by on December 30, 2010

We’ve all read about numerous proposing/wedding related Apple stories that involve an Apple product in one way or another. Today we add another story to the category.

Last week, a TUAW reader (Andrew) wanted to propose to his girlfriend. The plan was to utilize an iPad and drop the question on Christmas. After some discussion, it was decided that the event would start by giving his girlfriend the iPad, which reportedly … Read More

7-Inch iPad Mini Spotted In The Wild?

This is almost certainly fake, but an interesting read nonetheless.

Rumors of a 7-inch iPad being released in 2011 have been floating around in the past few months, even after Apple CEO Steve Jobs openly crushed the idea of a 7-inch display indicating that such a size is not productive.

Today we see what is being called the “iPad Mini”. This new device found in Taiwan, being held in the photo below … Read More

2011: The Year of iPad Innovation?
by on December 29, 2010

With 2011 only days away, it’s worthwhile to look forward and focus on the real innovation behind the iPad – the apps. It’s easy to focus on rumoured hardware specs and new iOS features. It’s even easier to forget that they only form the platform on which innovative, intriguing and ingenious apps are built. So let’s look back at 2010 and see what we can possibly glean for app innovation … Read More

DigiTimes: iPad Shipments To Reach 65 Million Units In 2011

DigiTimes has yet more reports today that indicate that the Apple iPad will maintain dominance among many tablet competitors in 2011.

The report from DigiTimes indicates that LG shipped 1.5 million iPad display panels in November 2010 and Samsung delivered another 1.2 million iPad displays. This suggests that Apple may have sold 3 million or more iPads for November.

However, 2011 projections look very good for the iPad, as DigiTimes reports,

LG Display … Read More

Report: Apple’s iPad Ranks Among Top Tech Trends For 2010

This week, CNN has put together a list of their ten biggest tech trends of 2010. The list highlights technology and Internet products that were successful during 2010.

As you could have guessed, CNN ranked the iPad in the top spot for tech trends for 2010. CNN points out that at the beginning of 2010, no one knew what an iPad was nor did consumers really have a … Read More

Next-Generation iPad To Feature New CDMA Version?
by on December 28, 2010

DigiTimes has a new report this morning that indicates Apple may release three different versions of the second-generation iPad in 2011. The three versions would be a WiFi-only, WiFi with 3G, and WiFi with CDMA. Production is reportedly beginning in January.

Apple will ship about 500,000-530,000 units to channels in January with shipment ratio of Wi-Fi, UMTS and CDMA models at 3:4:3, according to industry sources, citing upstream component makers.

At this time, Apple offers two versions … Read More

Second Generation iPad Case Gets Hands-On!

One of the main rumors for the second-generation iPad is a new iPod touch inspired back casing. We’ve read a lot of reports about larger speakers, cameras, and better displays and today one the first hands-on videos of a next-gen iPad case is available.

The video is from the same blog that has been revealing the majority of the next-gen iPad rumors. Looking at the case with a current-gen iPad reveals … Read More

Luxury Yacht Controlled By An iPad!

A luxury 60-meter yacht, seen below, called Solemates costs a whopping $600,000 per week, making it one of the world’s most exclusive charter crafts.

However, the yacht also has one of the most advanced internal systems which is guest-controlled by an iPad! If you don’t own an iPad, you receive one anyway when boarding the ship.

Using the iPad, passengers can wirelessly control the shipboard entertainment and climate systems, adjust the blinds … Read More