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Archive for April, 2011

iPad: The Ultimate Point of Sale Device via Quick Sale
by on April 30, 2011

Who says the iPad is just for play? During a stroll out to Innocent Coffee in Vancouver with my wife, we stumbled upon a really cool sight: the iPad as a cash register. Thanks to the app Quick Sale, these store owners were able to eliminate the need for an expensive Point of Sale (POS) machine, and save space by just having the iPad resting on a stand on … Read More

Terra Web Browser For iPad Delivers Tabs, Full Screen & Offline Browsing
by on April 29, 2011

There have been numerous web browsers released for iOS devices and, while a few of them are good, the majority can actually be more difficult to use than mobile Safari.

We first heard about “Terra web browser” (thanks @shelmart!) and have been testing it out for the past week. It seems to be as fast as Safari but includes many additional features that Safari itself would benefit from. It comes from … Read More

Groupon App Now Available For iPad

Looking for the best deal in town? Check out the new Groupon app for iPad!

Using the app, users can purchase, manage, and redeem Groupons directly from their iPad. For those unfamiliar with Groupon, it is a service that offers discounts/coupons on products and services when a large number of people opt for the discount/coupon.

In other words, the app uses the cumulative buying power of a group of people to get … Read More

[Sponsor] MOBiLE CLOTH: Unique Split Microfibre Cloths
by on April 28, 2011

Thanks to this week’s sponsor, MOBiLE CLOTH. They make great microfibre cloths,  and are currently offering free shipping for orders over $16.00 to all iPadinCanada.ca readers! Plus, you will receive a bonus 2-Pack ($5 value) when you purchase a 4-Pack or 6-Pack (limit one bonus per order). These promos end next week.



Ask any of these recent MOBiLE CLOTH contest winners and they’ll attest these things really do work great. … Read More

Foxconn Employees Charged With Leaking iPad 2 Design

DigiTimes today reports on an article that claims that three Foxconn employee were charged with leaking the design specifications of the iPad 2 to various accessory manufactures. Due to the leak, not only did rumors reach an all-time high, but many retailers abroad were able to sell iPad 2 cases well before the launch of the device.

Several online shopping retailers in China were able to sell iPad 2’s protective … Read More

White iPad 2 Made Possible by Achievements with White iPhone 4
by on April 27, 2011

The white iPhone 4 was delayed close to a year by Apple, but it’s finally going on sale tomorrow. As for iPad 2 owners, we were lucky enough to have ‘lots’ of white models available on launch day. How did Apple manage to get white iPad 2 units ready, but delay the iPhone 4?

In an interview with Mobilized, Phil Schiller reveals the intricacies Apple discovered with the white color … Read More

Apple Canada Removes iPad 2 Reservation System, Back To First-Come, First-Served
by on April 26, 2011

We got a quick tip this morning that effective 8AM local time, Apple will be removing the existing iPad Reservation system via “Reserve and Pickup” and reinstating the first-come, first-served system. Apple has reportedly caught up with demand and iPad devices are now more easily available.

For those unfamiliar with the matter, at the end of March 2011, Apple created an online reservation system for iPad. This allowed Apple to … Read More

Can Your iPad Survive A 500-Foot Drop? This One Can!
by on April 25, 2011

G-Form, a protective-wear company that specializes in protective padding has been transitioning to iPad accessories/enclosures. The company sells (preorder right now) a massive “Extreme Sleeve” for iPad and iPad 2:

G-Form iPad Extreme Sleeve™ protects your iPad or iPad2 from impact by utilizing RPT-Reactive Protection Technology, a combination of PORON® XRD™ material and proprietary G-Form design and manufacturing. The Extreme Sleeve™ is water-resistant, soft, flexible, lightweight and changes its molecular … Read More

iPad 2 Camera In Action!…wait, what?!
by on April 24, 2011

It was pretty universally accepted that a back-facing iPad 2 camera was rather impractical in actual use. I mean, holding the tablet to take a photo is pretty uncomfortable.

Uncomfortable orientation aside, the camera quality is also horrible for standard photos and most video recording. Overall, we don’t expect the iPad 2 to be used as a mainstream camera. Well, that may have temporarily changed!

Reviewing the photo below we see three … Read More

Blackberry PlayBook & Apple iPad: No Comparison, And There Shouldn’t Be

There was a great article posted at eWeek a few days ago that discusses why the PlayBook and iPad, both tablet computers, cannot be compared to each other.

Leading up to, and after, the launch of the Blackberry PlayBook, the device received a generally bad review from industry analysts. The negative light came mostly by comparing the PlayBook to the iPad, or that the PlayBook wasn’t the iPad, more specifically.

With … Read More