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Archive for December, 2011

Purported iPad 3 Display Leaked on South Korean Internet Forum
by on December 30, 2011

The iPad 3 rumours and ‘leaks’ continue to pour in. The latest comes from the forums over at Naver, a South Korean internet portal. An image was posted that claimed to be a display panel for the upcoming iPad 3. The screen looks identical in size as the 9.7″ iPad 2 display, but the difference lies in the purported iPad 3 panel that reveals a different cable attachment area.

The iPad … Read More

OtterBox iPad Cases: Buy One, Get One 50% Off Until January 3rd, 2012

OtterBox currently has a pretty hot sale on all of their products, and it includes their iPad and iPad 2 cases. Their ‘Buy One, Get One 50% Off’ sale started on December 26th and goes until January 3rd, 2012, or until supplies last.

The sale extends to their Defender and Commuter Series cases, which we have previously reviewed. OtterBox cases are a premium product based on their … Read More

ION iCade Arcade Cabinet for iPad is $49.99 at Bed Bath and Beyond

The ION iCade Arcade Cabinet is on sale for $49.99 at Bed Bath and Beyond in Canada. Currently, it’s out of stock online but that could change so keep an eye out. Your best bet is to call your local store to inquire about stock. This is the cheapest price we’ve seen for the iCade in Canada.

The iCade uses 2 AA batteries and connects to your iPad via Bluetooth, … Read More

Sharp IGZO Panels Rumoured Again to Replace IPS for Next Generation iPad 3
by on December 29, 2011

Another day, and another ‘report’ from Digitimes. Yesterday the overseas publication noted two models of the next-generation iPad would debut in January at iWorld (formerly Macworld), but that rumour was crushed by The Loop.

Now, sources tell Digitimes Apple could adopt a new flat panel, IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide), rather than the current IPS (in-plane switching) displays found in current iOS devices.

Starting with … Read More

iPad 3 Will Not Debut at iWorld or CES, As Expected

Recent iPad 3 reports from Digitimes noted two different models with upgraded cameras and possibly double the battery life. Even more interesting was prediction of these new iPads debuting next month at iWorld (formerly Macworld), a conference Apple no longer participates in.

Jim Dalrymple from The Loop has confirmed with his sources we won’t be seeing any new iPad 3 announcements anytime soon next month–this should end … Read More

Digitimes: Two iPad Models to Be Unveiled at iWorld Featuring A6 and 2x Battery Life
by on December 28, 2011

Digitimes reports on two stories tonight that Apple is set to debut new iPad models at iWorld (formerly Macworld) on January 26, 2012. These new models will remain at the same 9.7″ screen like existing iPads with a mid-range and high end models:

Instead of the previously-rumored 7.85-inch, the upcoming iPad models will still feature 9.7-inch screens but come with QXGA resolution (1,536×2,048 pixels), the sources indicated. Dual-LED … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 on the iPad Now Available via redsn0w

There has been some significant news on the jailbreak front for iOS devices thanks to the hard work of @pod2g. His work has resulted in the release of updated tools for an untethered jailbreak for the iPad 1 on iOS 5.0.1.

All you have to do is use redsn0w via The iPhone Dev Team (or use Corona in Cydia via the Chronic Dev Team if you’re already tethered … Read More

How To: Download Purchased TV Shows On Your iPad
by on December 27, 2011

Ah…home for the holidays. Away from the stresses of work (or school), and maybe even the big city. It’s nice, but it’s also got some drawbacks. Being away from home also means you’re away from your desktop or laptop where you’ve kept most of your TV shows and music, and while iTunes Match should mitigate any of your music needs (maybe), your stash of TV shows on your iPad is … Read More

Row 0 Gives World Junior Hockey Fans a Visual Playbook
by on December 24, 2011

Canadian Software engineer David Quail has created an app that will aggregate 2012 World Junior Hockey Championship news stories, player tweets, photos, and fan comments. The app, called Row 0, seeks to combine relevant sources of information and filter it into a single output. Think of it as a virtual playbook that is constantly updating.

What makes this app interesting is the story of how it was … Read More

iPad 3 Launch to Take Place on Feb. 24th, Steve Jobs’ Birthday [Rumour]
by on December 23, 2011

Some new iPad 3 launch date rumours are coming your way. This time, according to a report from Focus Taiwan (via 9to5Mac), the much anticipated iPad 3 will possibly launch on February 24th–the birthday of former Apple CEO, Steve Jobs:

A local Chinese-language newspaper reported Friday that iPad3 might be launched on Feb. 24 to mark the anniversary of the birth of Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs.

Citing sources close … Read More