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Archive for August, 2011

HP Bows Out by Dropping TouchPad Prices to $99 at Future Shop and Best Buy
by on August 20, 2011

A few days ago HP announced they were no longer going to support webOS-based hardware, such as their barely out of the gate TouchPad, and phones such as the Palm Pre line up. The TouchPad was touted as something that would be better than the iPad.

TouchPad sales have been dismal and retailers such as Best Buy in the USA have been sitting on unsold inventory. So what’s HP to … Read More

iOS 5 Beta 6 Now Available to Developers for Download
by on August 19, 2011

Apple has released iOS 5 Beta 6, and it’s now available for developers to download. You either download it manually via the Developer Member Center, or download it via an over the air update, a 139 MB download. You will be required to be connected to a power source for the update, or have at least 50% battery life.

With Beta 6 now available, it’s only a matter of time … Read More

[BREAKING] Wall Street Journal Confirms iPad 3 With Retina Display In Early 2012!

We just published a report regarding Apple’s crisis trying to manufacture a Retina display for the upcoming iPad 3. But apparently, this isn’t going to stop the Cupertino giant from launching the third generation iPad in early 2012 as confirmed by the latest report from Wall Street Journal. The report virtually confirms the arrival of iPad 3 with Retina resolution (2048 x 1536) in the first half … Read More

iPad 3 Retina Display Production Hits Another Roadblock

With all the rumors piling up regarding iPad 3 getting a Retina display, it is now almost certain that the next generation iPad in fact will sport a stunningly high resolution display. However, Apple continues to face issues trying to build a display with a resolution as high as 2,048 x 1,536. According to a recent publication from Digitimes, iPad 2 display panel supplier CMI (Chimei Innolux) has failed … Read More

Just Mobile AluPen + AluCube For iPad

I have used a handful of stylus devices with my iPad but I always seem to come back to the AluPen by Just Mobile.

For those that are  unfamiliar with the AluPen, it is a chunky pencil-shaped stylus that gives you amazing control over the iPad, but can also be used with an iPhone or iPod Touch.

Aside from using the AluPen as a text input device, which is ideal for the portrait iPad keyboard, the AluPen … Read More

HP Calls It Quits On Their webOS-Based Hardware, Looking for Hardware Partner
by on August 18, 2011

With news of Best Buy in the U.S. unhappy about the lack of HP Touchpad sales, the following news isn’t going to make them any happier. Today HP announced it will be dropping its hardware line up for all devices based on webOS:

HP reported that it plans to announce that it will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones. HP will continue to … Read More

Download Rage HD For iPad Free On AppStore, Limited Time Offer!

Rage HD for iPad sports probably the best looking graphics among all first-person shooters available today in the App Store.Great news is that the game developers have just dropped its price to FREE! Both Rage and Rage HD can be downloaded for free over the next one week. Being universal binaries, iPhone and iPod touch users can all enjoy the amazing promo, a present from Id Software, makers of Rage HD, as … Read More

ZAGGfolio Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad 2 Review
by on August 17, 2011

The last time we reviewed a Bluetooth keyboard was the ZAGGmate, which was neat because it was the first of its kind. However, that keyboard was cramped and had tiny uncomfortable keys. The latest folio case is their ZAGGfolio for the iPad 2, a carbon fibre-look case that houses your iPad 2 and a thin Bluetooth keyboard.

Taking the ZAGGfolio out of the box reveals a sheet … Read More

Google Catalogs: Digital Shopping Catalogs For iPad
by on August 16, 2011

Today Google released Google Catalogs for iPad which brings the iPad magazine experience to shopping catalogs.

The new app, available in the App Store for free, provides users with a digital layout of print catalogs such as Bergdorf Goodman, Lands’ End, Nordstrom, and many more. Within the app, users may purchase items directly from the catalog or find out if the item is available in a nearby retail store.

Some … Read More

iOS 5 Features Spotlight – WiFi Sync

The countdown to iOS 5 continues, and I’m sure you’ve been looking forward to this one (hopefully). WiFi syncing has been one of the most highly anticipated features coming to iOS 5 and it’s little surprise. Of all the modern mobile operating systems, iOS is really the last one that requires the device to be tethered from setup to day-to-day use in order to make use of all its features … Read More