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Archive for May, 2011

Apple Begins To Certify Parts For iPad 3
by on May 31, 2011

A new Digitimes report today claims that Apple has begun to certify parts for the unannounced, but upcoming, iPad 3 with various Taiwan-based manufacturers.

Taiwan-based component makers for backlight modules and light bars have received certification from Apple, however, the certification of panels is still in progress

Recent rumors have pointed to Apple using AMOLED displays in the iPad 3 (due in 2012), but a Digitimes source believes that this is … Read More

Discover Turns Wikipedia Pages Into Magazine Articles

Wikipedia is a fantastic resource of information, and while it is not widely used for academic purposes, if you quickly need to locate a specific piece of information about a topic, it is always there to help!

To make Wikipedia even better,  an app called “Discover” enables users to explore Wikipedia in a new way by making it look as if the Wikipedia pages are a part of a magazine.

Launch … Read More

Keynote Remote Now Works With Keynote For iPad!

With Apple’s announcement this morning updating the iWork suite of applications for iPad, Apple has also now enabled Keynote Remote ($0.99 App Store) to control presentations from any Mac or iOS device.

Previously, users of Keynote Remote could only control presentations that were on a Mac. You would connect both your Mac and iPhone/iPod touch to a local network, and using either the iPhone or iPod touch, would control your … Read More

iWork For iPad Updated To 1.4, New Document Manager, Universal iOS Support

This morning, Apple updated its iWork for iPad productivity suite to version 1.4. The update has made the iWork suite into a universal set of apps for iOS devices and also delivered some new interface enhancements.

Pages ($9.99 App Store)

Universal app designed for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
New document manager to easily sort your documents and organize them into folders.
Ability to change font style and size directly from the … Read More

Apple Confirms ‘iCloud’ & iOS 5 At WWDC 2011

This morning, Apple announced that the company is set to introduce iOS 5 and a new cloud service called “iCloud” at this year’s WWDC on Monday June 6.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – … Read More

What To (And Not To) Expect from WWDC

I love developer conferences. It reminds me of my university days of coding in dark rooms, solving problems that were seemingly impossible at first glance. Nostalgic, no? Both Google IO and Apple’s WWDC both excite me in very much the same ways – just a lot of brilliant minds gathered together to push the boundaries of computing and computer usability, and this year has been no different. Google announced some … Read More

iChromy: It’s Like Chrome But For iPad
by on May 30, 2011

iChromy, a new web browser for iPad, promises to deliver the best of Google Chrome to the iPad. After using it for a bit, I think they’re right!

But do not mistaken iChromy for Google Chrome, as the app is not an official version of Chrome for iPad from Google. It is a separate app developed by Diigio Inc.

The new browser offers users most of the features found in Mobile Safari … Read More

iPad 2 Jailbreak Coming in ‘Three Weeks’, Won’t Be Called Greenpois0n
by on May 29, 2011

iPad 2 owners patiently waiting for a jailbreak to be released now have some real updates to look forward to. Joshua Hill, aka @p0sixninja recently sent out a tweet on twitter mentioning their iPad 2 jailbreak won’t be called Greenpois0n. He’s been working hard on the jailbreak since April.

Greenpois0n was a jailbreak tool for all iOS devices made by the Chronic Dev Team, in which Joshua Hill is … Read More

iPad 3G Hacked To Make Calls, Send SMS

A group calling themselves iPhoneIslam have demonstrated via video a new jailbreak that enables phone calls, SMS and FaceTime via an active SIM card in an iPad 3G.

The iPad hack will reportedly be called “PhoneItiPad” and should be available in Cydia soon. Because you need a jailbroken iPad, the new hack only supports iPad 1.

As seen in the video, the hack enables an iPhone dialer to make phone calls and … Read More

Gameloft 99 Cent Memorial Day Sale for iPad Titles
by on May 28, 2011

Gameloft has announced a nice sale in time for Memorial Day, and it includes 99 cent HD titles for iPad users!

Check out the following games on sale for the iPad:

Fast Five the Movie: Official Game HD

Assassin’s Creed: Altaïr’s Chronicles HD

Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden HD (as always this game is free to download, you’ll have the possibility to get the full version for only … Read More