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Archive for June, 2012

Apple Might Release An Upgraded New iPad In Summer [DigiTimes]
by on June 30, 2012

In a recent publication by DigiTimes, it has been speculated that Apple might introduce an upgraded 9.7-inch New iPad in summer of 2012, according to a Chinese-language Apple Daily newspaper. Even though the paper’s claims are highly doubtful, the report can still be expected to ripple through the component supply chain and stir up production of tablet PCs. The report also notes that New iPad shipment volumes are expected to increase during the final … Read More

Smart Case Review – Full Body Protection For Your iPad [Video]

It shouldn’t come as a surprise Apple quietly added a new case for the iPad the same day it announced its new Retina display MacBook Pro and talked about Mountain Lion and iOS 6 at WWDC 2012.

There’s not a whole lot different between the iPad Smart Cover and the Smart Case, besides the fact the case now covers the back. So now you’re getting not only protection for the screen, … Read More

Moshi iVisor XT and iGlaze XT for New iPad [Review]
by on June 28, 2012


Previously, I reviewed the Moshi iGlaze Air, for the Macbook Air, and I couldn’t find any major flaws with it.

Moshi also sent me the iGlaze XT for iPad 3rd Gen. and the iVisor XT for iPad.

These two products seem to work in tandem, so I’ll be talking about the two products together in protecting your iPad.

The iVisor XT is a screen protector … Read More

Google+ For iPad Demoed At Google I/O, Launching ‘Very Soon’

Yesterday, Google introduced its latest tablet called Nexus 7 and a media player named Nexus Q at the I/O 2012 keynote targeting Apple’s iPad and Apple TV respectively. Meanwhile, the company also demonstrated a new version of Google+ for iPad which according to Google’s executives, will be launching “very soon”, reports 9to5Mac. Last month, a new version of Google+ was released for iPhone which brought features like gestural navigation, fullscreen media and face-to-face video chat. Now, … Read More

Google Launches their iPad Alternative–Nexus 7 Tablet for $209 CDN
by on June 27, 2012

Google today at their I/O 2012 keynote introduced the Nexus Q, a media centre similar to the Apple TV, and also their latest tablet–the Nexus 7:

Nexus 7 is a no compromise Android tablet that’s designed to go where you go. With a stunning 7” display, powerful quad-core processor and up to 8 hours of battery life during active use, Nexus 7 was built to bring you the best of … Read More

Buy a ZAGGfolio iPad Keyboard, Get a Free invisibleSHIELD HD
by on June 26, 2012

If you’ve been waiting to buy a Bluetooth keyboard for your iPad, ZAGG currently has a promo for ZAGGfolio purchases. With your order you’ll receive a free iPad invisibleSHIELD HD, $34.99 value.

Shipping to Canada now has an option via DHL Worldwide Express for $19.66, which is not bad.

You can check out our review of the ZAGGfolio here for the iPad 2. We found the keyboard to be smaller … Read More

Future Shop Sale: $20 Off All Third Generation iPads [Update]

Future Shop is currently offering a sale on all new third generation iPads, with $20 off all models. Considering the new iPad never goes on sale from Apple, this is a ‘decent’ deal. The sale ends tomorrow is is available both online and in-store.

Something to keep in mind is Apple’s current Back to School Promo, which offers $50 iTunes Gift Cards with the purchase of any iPad.

If you just … Read More

X-Doria Widge iPad Case [Review]

The iPad has become an incredible learning tool and gaming platform for kids. The simple interface allows even toddlers to enjoy certain games on the iPad. We, as adults, face the dilemma of having our kids throw around and beat up OUR expensive toys. This is where a good case comes into play.


We got a chance to take a … Read More

San Diego School Procures 26,000 iPads For District Students

According to a report by 10 News (via The Loop), San Diego Unified School District will procure nearly 26,000 Apple iPads this year, making it one of the largest iPad deployments for K-12 schools in the country. Scott Drossos, Senior VP of Pearson Education believes that iBooks turn reading, writing and arithmetic into an interactive experience. He added that the iBooks allow students to highlight, turn notes into study cards and receive teacher … Read More

iPad App Switching Shortcuts On Apple Keyboard [Tips & Tricks]
by on June 25, 2012

Those who use a standard Apple Wireless Keyboard with their iPads must know that there is no ready way to perform any task-switching action, even though third-party keyboards like the ones from Logitech allow this using dedicated keys. But now, folks over at Tao of Mac (via The Verge) have found a workaround and have published a list of keyboard shortcuts that should definitely make typing on the iPad with Apple Wireless Keyboard a little bit … Read More