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Archive for June, 2011

Apple To Ship 14 Million iPads In Q3 2011
by on June 30, 2011

A DigiTimes report today indicates that as Apple approaches Q3 2011, the company may be increasing its iPad 2 shipments to 12-14 million units.

This shipping estimate is almost double the 7-9 million estimated units shipped in Q2.

In order to significantly increase its shipments in the third quarter, Apple has been piling up its inventory of iPad 2 components such as panels in the second quarter to minimize the risk … Read More

iPad App Store Passes 100,000 Apps!

The original iPad was released in the USA in April 2010. A month later in May, the iPad arrived in Canada.

Fast forward 13 months later where Apple has released a second iPad and over 100,000 iPad apps, as noted by MacStories.

As of this writing, the number of available iPad apps in the App Store sits at just over 106,000 apps. Apple just passed the 75,000 iPad apps milestone at … Read More

Free Today: Digits Calculator For iPad
by on June 29, 2011

If you’re looking for great Calculator app for iPad, you can get one today for free.

Digits Calculator, one of the very highly rated calculators in the App Store, is free for today! (normally $1.99)

It is unclear when the free period ends, but it is free right now.

The app is available in the App Store.

Its uniquely correctable tape means never worrying if you entered a calculation correctly because you can … Read More

iPad 2 Jailbreak Coming Soon as JailbreakMe.com Updated
by on June 28, 2011

Comex last put up a teaser image on JailbreakMe.com to hint that his iPad 2 jailbreak would be coming soon. Later on twitter, he revealed the jailbreak would work on iOS 4.2.1 – 4.3.3. The website has been updated and it appears the jailbreak could be released anytime now. The site has a headline that reads:

no seriously – It’s been far too long.

It’s clear Comex … Read More

Know Thy Enemy – Less Hypocritical Thoughts on the Android Tablet

As a member of the iPad community, I’ve often been very critical of competitive tablet platforms, perhaps hypocritically. Afterall, I haven’t owned an Android tablet and really had no reason to; I loved the iPad. More recently, though, the Asus Transformer caught my eye and I decided to pick one up to play-test with it, and I was completely shocked. To fully jump the shark, here’s my entire review in … Read More

iOS 5 Beta 2: Upcoming Calendar Events In Notification Center
by on June 27, 2011

With the release of iOS 5 Beta 2, a few new features were revealed. The one feature that everyone got excited about was the ability to now do WiFi Sync. However a new subtle, but useful, update also came to the Notification Center.

The Notification Center is iOS 5 Beta 2 now shows users their upcoming calendar events. In other words, instead of launching your Calendar to view events, you can … Read More

Fring Releases iPad App, Features Group Video Calling

Fring, one of the first instant messaging apps for the iOS platform, today released an updated that brings iPad optimization. On the iPad, Fring now takes full advantage of the larger display!

Along with the iPad update, Fring also introduced Group Video Calling. Users can now have group video calls with up to four people, across multiple platforms (iOS, Android, etc), at the same time. Video calls can also be made using … Read More

Skype for iPad Being Released on Tuesday
by on June 26, 2011

Earlier we posted about Skype for iPad details being leaked. Now, CNET has confirmed the app will be hitting the App Store on Tuesday, as they went hands on with the app.

Skype for iPad will work over WiFi and 3G and support video calling. iPad owners will only be able to receive video, but iPad 2 owners can broadcast due to the front-facing camera. Essentially, it’ll be like the … Read More

Canadian iPad Users Lead the Globe in Internet Usage
by on June 25, 2011

Good work Canada. We now lead the globe in Internet usage from tablet devices!

As tablet computing beomes more popular, and in this case the iPad, users are relying less on their traditional computers. While desktops and laptops are great for the heavy stuff, browsing the web and checking email is much easier on a device such as the iPad.

Proving this, the latest report from comScore shows that in the tablet … Read More

MOBiLE CLOTH Introduces New ‘MC Nano’ [Sponsor]

For cleaning my iPad 2, I previously used the Apple cloth that came with my MacBook Pro. Now, I’ve moved on to microfibre cloths from MOBiLE CLOTH, which are some of the best cloths I’ve used. The company has announced a new ‘MC Nano’ version, a 4″ x 4″ travel size of the original.

What is the secret behind MOBiLE CLOTH?

What makes MOBiLE CLOTH so unique and effective is its … Read More