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Archive for April, 2012

Helium Digital SlimJacket: Twice The Functionality As Other Sleeve Cases [Video Review]
by on April 30, 2012

When it comes to sleeve style cases, or pouches if that’s what you prefer to call them, they really only serve one purpose. Hold your iPad securely while offering a little protection — and they do it well. But Helieum Digital’s taken the standard sleeve and added even more functionality with its SlimJacket.

Not only are you getting a really nice looking sleeve, you’re also getting a … Read More

Helium Digital KeyCover Folio: A Thin Keyboard Case For the iPad [Video Review]
by on April 27, 2012

For some people, typing on a touch screen for any length of time can be difficult. If you’ve ever tried taking notes or typing a long email on your iPad, you know even if you’re a seasoned veteran, it can be tricky.

There are a number of keyboard and keyboard case options for the iPad, but what I’ve seen, is they tend to add unwanted bulk. Enter Helium Digital.

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Readdle Updates ‘Remarks’ For iPad, Introduces Super Realistic Handwriting

A couple of months back, Readdle launched Remarks for iPad, a note taking app that instantly became my personal favorite due its highly precise drawing engine. Just recently, the app received a major update i.e Remarks 1.3 which added super realistic handwriting as well as two-way notes syncing with Drop box and Google docs. The handwriting feature is particularly amazing. It makes anything you write on your iPad look … Read More

LinkedIn Releases All New Retina-Optimized iPad App, Download Now
by on April 26, 2012

Popular social media firm LinkedIn has just launched its first iPad app, bringing a brand new look and feel to the social network. The company released its iPhone app last year and today, the same iOS app has been updated to a universal binary with support for iPad’s brilliant Retina display. Alongside iPad support, the app also introduces a new feature i.e a calendar widget on the left side of … Read More

Looking For A New House Or Condo In Canada? There’s An App For That!
by on April 25, 2012

New Home Buyers Network (NHBN) has introduced the first ever iPad app, the Homebuyers.com, that lets Candians look up new houses and condos in Ontario. The app, which has been developed by homebuyers, lists over 6,000 new homes and condos and allows viewing floor plans, calculate mortgage payments and more. NHBN sees the new app as a natural extension of its existing family of digital offerings that includes the popular homebuyers.com website.

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Battle of the Sketch Apps – Paper vs. Procreate
by on April 24, 2012

There certainly was a lot of buzz around Paper, fiftythree’s new sketch app exclusive to the iPad. Even I bought into the hype and wrote a quick review of it when it came out. It’s a pretty neat app and definitely gave me plenty of diversions in the evening whenever I wanted to flex my creative muscles. My doodles eventually got me thinking about a number of the other free … Read More

Are LTE iPad Data Plans Enough for the Average User?
by on April 23, 2012

How much data have you used on your new iPad? We’ve seen LTE data plans offered by Rogers, Telus and Bell. Current promotions by Rogers included unlimited data for the first two months, then double for the next four.

Just how much data will you use thanks to LTE? iPadinCanada.ca reader Sylvain notes after one month, he has almost hit 50GB of data. Take a look at his usage below:

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Cargo-Bot: The First iPad Game Ever To Be Programmed Entirely On iPad [VIDEO]

Folks at Two Lives Left have become the first to release an iPad game on the App Store which has been developed entirely on the iPad itself using Codea, an iPad app for rapidly creating games and simulations (available free on App Store). It’s called the Cargo-Bot, a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. The game features 36 puzzles, some great music and Retina optimized graphics. You can … Read More

Tetris For iPad Brings Retina Graphics And New Gameplay Options [Video Review]
by on April 19, 2012

EA is out with an update to the popular Tetris for iPad game. It now has beautiful HD graphics perfect for your retina display new iPad, and it now offers some new gameplay options.

Before I get into those, let me point out this update has some people upset. EA has pulled the previous Tetris for iPad game from the app store. That means to upgrade to this version … Read More

How Green Is The iPad? [INFOGRAPHIC]
by on April 18, 2012

The iPad was first introduced by Apple in 2010. Since then, the Cupertino giant has maintained the title of being the global leader in tablet market, selling over 55 million iPad’s till date. The first iPad sold 300,000 units on the first day. By the release of the iPad 2 in March 2011, more than 15 million iPads had been sold, selling more than all other tablet PCs combined since the iPad’s release. In 2011, it took approximately … Read More