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Archive for September, 2011

$12 Billion Dollar Foxconn Plant in Brazil for iPads is “In Doubt”
by on September 30, 2011

Foxconn, one of Apple’s primary manufacturers had planned to build a massive $12 billion dollar plan in Brazil to produce iPads. However, in a report by Reuters, it appears that deal is now in jeopardy:

A much-hyped $12 billion plan for Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn to produce iPads in Brazil is “in doubt” due to stagnant negotiations over tax breaks and Brazil’s own deep structural problems such as a lack … Read More

25% Off All Griffin Technology iPad Cases, 24 Hours Only
by on September 29, 2011

Today Griffin Technology is currently holding a massive 25% off sale for all iPad (and iPhone, iPod touch) cases. So if you’ve been wanting to upgrade the look of your iPad, now is the time to do it.

Just enter the following coupon code during check out to save 25%: CASES25

This is a fantastic time to jump on their new Survivor, IntelliCase, and TechSafe Case lines. You can … Read More

Newton’s Dice HD Giveaway!
by on September 28, 2011

By the kindness of the developers themselves, I have twenty promotion codes for Newton’s Dice HD! Want one? Check back throughout the day as I update this very post with new codes. Good luck!

Here’s five to start you off. Go!



Second batch of codes, enter them quick!



Last batch of codes!


Follow @marinojessetech for two last codes in case you weren’t lucky enough here.

Congratulations to those who got codes for the app.

Stay … Read More

Nostradamus: The Kindle Fire Will Fail in Canada
by on September 27, 2011

With Microsoft’s Windows 8 announcement out of the way, it’s almost safe to assume that it’ll be smooth sailing for us Canadians from here to Christmas. Almost. As reported here on iPadinCanada yesterday, September’s “One last thing” announcement before the holiday shopping rush, Amazon is slated to announce their own tablet for the holidays.

In cased you missed tomorrow’s news from yesterday, the new device is to be called the … Read More

Facebook iPad App to Debut at iPhone 5 Media Event?
by on September 26, 2011

Mashable has received word the Facebook iPad will debut at Apple’s reported iPhone 5 media event, set to take place next week on October 4th.

Facebook will launch its long-awaited iPad app at Apple’s iPhone 5 launch event on Oct. 4, Mashable has learned. In addition to the iPad app, Facebook is also expected to release a revamped version of its iPhone app and may unveil an HTML5-based mobile app … Read More

Amazon to Introduce New Tablet Rival the ‘Kindle Fire’ on Wednesday

It was reported last week Amazon had send out press invites for a news conference to be held this Wednesday, and now it appears TechCrunch has learned the announcement will involve a new tablet rival, to be known as the ‘Kindle Fire’.

The new Kindle Fire will be a 7″ backlit tablet similar in design to the RIM PlayBook, as it was built by the same manufacturer. It will run … Read More

Evri Introduces Topic-Based News Reading To iPad [VIDEO]

We all love FlipBoard and without a doubt its one of the most popular apps of its kind. But now, we have a new and worthy competitor joining the ever-growing lineup of news magazine apps for iPad. Its the official Evri iPad application which for the first time, introduces news reading according to a user’s interests as opposed to just following hundreds of news sources. With Evri’s iPad app, which … Read More

[Update] JPMorgan: Apple Apparently Reduces Orders for iPad Parts

Update 1: It appears JPMorgan was misguided with their report, as the WSJ notes. Apple may have been reducing its supply chain orders based on a previous report manufacturing of iPads was moving to Brazil.

Apple has reduced orders for iPad parts from its supply chain, according to a new JPMorgan report via Bloomberg:

Several supply-chain vendors indicated in the past two weeks that Apple lowered fourth-quarter … Read More

Review: BookBook Case by TwelveSouth for iPad 2
by on September 25, 2011

TwelveSouth recently announced their BookBook case for the original iPad is also compatible with the iPad 2! I thought this would be a great time to take a look at one of the most recognized iDevice accessories. TwelveSouth also has a case for the iPhone 4 named the BookBook as well, as reviewed by our sister site iPhoneinCanada.ca, here.

Here is what TwelveSouth … Read More

Watch CTV Television Shows For Free On Your iPad In Canada
by on September 23, 2011

Here’s a treat for our TV shows lovers! The new CTV app brings all your favorite television shows including ‘Desperate Housewives’ and the new ‘Charlie’s Angels’ to your iPad totally free. The app can be downloaded from the Canadian App Store for free. It allows you to browse, explore and stream CTV broadcasts right on your iPad in an all new iPad optimized UI. If you missed an episode … Read More