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Archive for October, 2011

Create A Gaping Hole In Your Body This Halloween With iPads [VIDEO]
by on October 31, 2011

A guy named Mark Rober who also works for NASA, has figured out something really cool for a costume this Halloween. Using a ripped sweatshirt, some red paint and two iPad 2’s strapped around your body, you can create an incredible “freaky hole effect”. Using the same idea, you could also use two iPhones for a hole in your head or something.

As described by Gizmodo:

“It’s really pretty simple. You … Read More

This Amazing iPad Halloween Magic Will Blow You Away [VIDEO]
by on October 29, 2011

This is so far the best thing I’ve come across on the internet this Halloween. Magician Simon Pierro has created an amazing Halloween edition of his unique iPad magic “blending his special brand of prestidigitation with carefully constructed digital wizardry”, as put into words by Mashable. According to the source, he spent 10 weeks putting together this video.

Pierro told Mashable:

“Luckily my iOS programmer Masashi Beheim again joined the … Read More

MuscleNerd Jailbreaks iOS 5 On iPad 2 With Newsstand Support [VIDEO DEMO]
by on October 28, 2011

All of us have been eagerly waiting for an iPad 2 jailbreak beyond iOS 4.3.3 and as it seems, the wait is finally over. Just moments ago, @MuscleNerd of Dev-Team has pushed a demo video to show the world an iPad 2 running smoothly after a jailbreak on iOS 5 with full support for Newsstand.

As we are all very well aware that iOS 5 jailbreak on other … Read More

iPad 3 Retina Display Is A Huge Challenge For Manufacturers
by on October 27, 2011

CNET is reporting after having spoken to a source inside Apple iPad 3 supply chain that producing a dense 10″ Retina display for the upcoming iPad has become a big challenge for the manufactures. The source claims that Apple wants iPad 3 to have a Retina-display-like resolution which according to Cupertino standards is a display with pixel density so high that your eye is unable to distinguish individual pixels at … Read More

JVC UX-VJ3 iPad Dock Video Review + Contest

JVC Canada recently launched the UX-VJ3 iPad/iPhone speaker dock. This innovative dock will hold your iPad and iPhone and will play any media while simultaneously charging it.

We have a full review over at our sister site iPhoneinCanada.ca, plus we’re also giving one away thanks to JVC Canada!

Click here to enter the contest!

Mint iOS App Updated to Support the iPad
by on October 26, 2011

Mint.com was updated last December to add support for Canada. The app is a secure way to keep track of all your finances in one place, such as all your bank accounts and credit card balances. You add accounts via the logins of your existing financial websites so nothing goes through Mint.com. The app today has been updated to support the iPad, and with it comes a new layout to … Read More

Toronto: iPad Helps Autistic Kids To Communicate & Learn

CBCNews Canada is reporting that Apple’s iPad is playing a pivotal role in helping special needs students to communicate and learn, according to a teacher in Tornoto. Stacie Carroll who works at Toronto’s Beverly Public School says that iPad has immensely helped the teachers to connect with students, including those with autism, who often struggle to communicate. She claimed that some autistic students actually become engaged when exposed to an iPad, something … Read More

Does Google Even Care About an Android Tablet?
by on October 25, 2011

Some interesting news from Asia this past week as Google officially unveiled their latest version of Android called Ice Cream Sandwich and their new flagship phone from Samsung called the Galaxy Nexus. It’s supposed to bridge the gap between a purely phone based OS (Gingerbread) and one designed strictly for tablets (Honeycomb), and on the surface, it all seems hunky-dory. But wait…something’s missing in this equation.

If the OS is really … Read More

iPad 2 Smart Covers Get Updated With Some Color Adjustments
by on October 24, 2011

As observed by MacRumors, Apple has silently updated the iPad 2 Smart Covers with some color and material adjustments. Apparently, Apple has discontinued the orange polyurethane cover and has replaced it with a new dark gray cover. The interior color has also been changed from a uniform gray to match the color of the cover’s exterior. The source also claims that the colors on the polyurethane models are now … Read More

Steve Jobs Biography Now Available in the Canadian iBookstore
by on October 23, 2011

The highly anticipated Steve Jobs biography is now available for purchase in the Canadian iBookstore and worldwide. Even though it’s not officially October 24th on the West Coast, users have been able to purchase it across Canada. The download comes in at 20MB, and it would only be fitting to read it on your iPad.

On a related note, Apple has posted the special event ‘Celebrating Steve’ on its website, … Read More