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Archive for July, 2011

iPad 2 Accessory Giveaway: Sena Leather Folio
by on July 31, 2011

It’s time for another fantastic iPad 2 accessory giveaway! Today, we are giving away the luxurious new iPad 2 Leather Folio (review) from Sena.

The Giveaway!

Today I have one black Leather Folio for iPad 2 to giveaway to iPadinCanada.ca readers!

The Sena Leather Folio delivers a sophisticated and functional case that provides a very strong level of device protection.

To win, simply comment below on the following:

1.) What could you do with the Sena Leather Folio … Read More

iPad Accessory Giveaway: Safara Collection Reversible iPad Case From More
by on July 30, 2011

It’s time for another great iPad accessory giveaway! Today, we are giving away a Safara Collection Reversible iPad case from More.

The Giveaway!

Today I have one green/blue camo iPad case to giveaway to iPadinCanada.ca readers!

Since the case is reversible, you can choose which side to display and with either side choice, the inner layer always stays soft to prevent scratches on the iPad display.

To win, simply comment below on the following:

1.) Do you … Read More

Google Improves Search Experience for the iPad
by on July 29, 2011

Google has announced today some minor changes coming for searches on the iPad.

We’ve simplified the layout of search results pages and increased the size of page contents like text, buttons and other touch targets to make it faster and easier to browse and interact with search results in portrait or landscape view.

The search button located below the search box provides quick access to specific types of results like Images, … Read More

iPad 2 Continues To Reign Supreme, Destroys Motorola’s Xoom

The iPad continues to resign supreme in the world of tablet computing. As Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer pointed out during Apple’s Q3 2011 Earnings call, the company sold 9.2 million iPads in the June 2011 quarter.

This week, Motorola posted its own results which saw the company ship, but not necessarily sell, 440,000 Xoom tablets in their just ended quarter. Motorola further expects to sell 1.3 to 1.5 million … Read More

iPad 2 Accessory Giveaway: Sena UltraSlim Leather Pouch
by on July 28, 2011

It’s time for another fantastic iPad 2 accessory giveaway! Today, we are giving away the luxurious new iPad 2 UltraSlim Leather Pouch from Sena.

The Giveaway!

Today I have one green leather iPad 2 pouch to giveaway to iPadinCanada.ca readers!

The Sena UltraSlim Pouch is ideal for anyone looking for a slim iPad 2 case. Like most of Sena’s products, the UltraSlim Pouch offers slim protective functionality with luxurious designer style.

To win, … Read More

Confirmed: BBC iPlayer Coming to Canada Later This Year
by on July 27, 2011

BBC Worldwide’s awesome iPlayer app launched its global version today in 11 Western European countries, and confirmed the service will be coming to Canada, the US, and Australia later this year.

At launch, 60% of the global iPlayer content has been produced and commissioned by the BBC, while 30% has been commissioned by the BBC but produced by independents. The other 10% is entirely non-BBC content

The service will offer some … Read More

iStandard Clock For iPad + Giveaway!

iStandard Clock is new iOS app that brings a simple and functional clock app to the iPad. As a matter of fact, if you own an iPhone or iPod touch, iStandard Clock is almost identical to the stock Clock.app on those iOS devices.

The app supports landscape and portrait orientation and takes full advantage of the large iPad display. As seen on the iPhone/iPod touch clock app, iStandard Clock features a … Read More

Apple Picks Up iPad 3 Suppliers Amid Increasing Competitors
by on July 26, 2011

A new report from DigiTimes indicates that Apple may have picked several Taiwan-based companies to supply parts for the unannounced, but upcoming, iPad 3.

Taiwan-based IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics, Richtek Technology, Capella Microsystems (Taiwan) and Integrated Memory Logic (iML) have reportedly entered the supply chain for iPad 3, according to industry sources.

The DigiTimes report further indicates that Apple may be looking to adjust the cost structure of future iPad … Read More

iOS 5 Feature Spotlights – Native Photo Editing & OTA Updates

In this week’s iOS 5 feature spotlight, I’d like to talk briefly about two features that I finally got around to using this week – Native Photo Editing and OTA firmware updates. Both of them surprised me in unexpected ways, so let’s get started.

Native Photo Editing

In the (not too distant) past, we’ve always had to rely on third party apps to help us touch up the photos that we either … Read More

FaceForward Tweak in Cydia Re-Enables Facebook for iPad

Yesterday it was revealed the official Facebook for iPad app was hidden inside the iPhone app, via Canadian Marvin Bernal. It required a few steps on a jailbroken iPad, but soon there after Facebook disabled people from logging in.

A new tweak has emerged within Cydia, created by hacker chpwn, called FaceForward to let you use Facebook for iPad again. Here’s how to set it up:

1. Installed Facebook for iPhone … Read More