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Archive for August, 2011

Apple Releases New iPad TV Ad – ‘Learn’
by on August 31, 2011

Apple has released yet another new TV ad, as seen on their YouTube channel. This ad is titled ‘Learn’, and showcases the numerous ways the iPad can help you learn about a new language, words, anatomy, astronomy, and more.

The iPad has definitely made some inroads in education, as the ease of use of iOS makes it easy for children of all ages and adults too to grasp how operate … Read More

Improve The Way You Use Craigslist With The Craigslist Mobile Classifieds App For iPad

If you frequent Craigslist for your buying needs, the Craigslist mobile classifieds app is something to get excited about.

Unlike the Craigslist web experience, this Craigslist app transforms the list of blue web links into beautiful and interactive newspaper classifieds with nice layouts and easy to read fonts.

A particularly neat feature is being able to use your finger to draw a circle around advertisements of interest. Then to get rid of … Read More

CNN Acquistion of Zite Magazine App Becomes Official
by on August 30, 2011

Earlier it was reported by TechVibes that Vancouver’s Zite magazine iPad app was rumoured to be acquired by media giant CNN. Today, it has become official as noted by CNN’s Mark Milian:

CNN plans to operate Zite as an independent business, said KC Estenson, senior vice president and general manager of CNN.com, on Monday. In addition to financing Zite’s ongoing development, CNN intends to promote the software on the … Read More

Just Mobile Releases Horizon iPad Wall Mount

This week, Just Mobile has released their newest iPad accessory called “Horizon”.

The Horizon is a wall mount for iPad and iPad 2 that offers users the classic combination of form and function that is expected from Just Mobile.

Created from premium aluminum construction, the Horizon offers a stylish mount for your iPad. Using an innovative and unobtrusive wall bracket system with a secure ball-lock mechanism, the Horizon is held securely on … Read More

Adobe Releases CreatePDF App For iPad, iPhone
by on August 29, 2011

If you occasionally work with PDF’s on your iPad, Adobe has released a new iOS app called “CreatePDF” that enables users to easily create PDF documents from many existing file types.

By default, CreatePDF opens all Microsoft Office file types, Adobe Illustrator drawings, Photoshop images, InDesign files, and other file types such as JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF and TIFF images.

Since CreatePDF is a universal app, the app works across … Read More

Official Facebook iPad App To Launch at f8 Developer Conference?
by on August 28, 2011

While we got a preview of the official Facebook iPad app via a hack, it appears the social network could plan for a surprise announcement at its upcoming sold out f8 developer conference, taking place on September 22nd.

F8 is known for its debut of key Facebook features such as the ‘Like’ button and other personalizations. This year’s conference is being held much later in the year, unlike previous years. … Read More

Colorific Coloring Book For iPad

Colorific is a new drawing and coloring iPad app for children.

Using pens of different sizes and colors, Colorific lets children use two modes to either draw pictures from scratch or use the 40 different available fun/educational templates.

Some of the included template categories are numbers, animals and birds, transport, professions, dinosaurs and many more. Any created or painted photos may be saved to the iPad for future viewing or easily shared … Read More

iPad 3 With A6 Chip Won’t Ship Before June 2012
by on August 26, 2011

According to a new report published by CNET, Apple’s next generation A6 chip technology is not likely to appear in the iPad 3 until June 2012 at the earliest. The claim has been made by The Linley Group, a firm that closely tracks the mobile processor industry. MacRumors points out that even though Apple seems to be interested in introducing a new iPad model every year looking at the timelines of … Read More

Review: Pad&Quill Contega Case for iPad 2
by on August 25, 2011

I was in the market for a new iPad case and a friend suggested the Pad&Quill Contega Case for  iPad 2. So I decided to check it out.

Previously I was using a Green iPad 2 Smart cover and two screen protectors on the front and back of my iPad. This worked well but I really wanted more protection with a sleek design.


The Contega iPad 2 … Read More

Logitech Suction Cup Joystick For iPad Revealed

Logitech has just come forth with yet another cool accessory for Apple iPad and this time, it is aimed at our hardcore iOS-gamers. As the name suggests, Logitech’s joystick has been designed specifically for iPad’s capacitive touch screen, though I don’t see any reason why it won’t work on an iPhone or iPod touch (except for the size factor perhaps). It attaches firmly to the iPad via a suction … Read More