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Archive for July, 2012

Case Makers Give First Glimpse At iPad Mini Cases [PHOTOS]
by on July 31, 2012

Rumors of iPad Mini are getting stronger than ever and with all credible sources claiming a special Apple event scheduled for September 12th, we could very well see Apple unveiling a smaller screen iPad for the first time. In the midst of all this iPad Mini hype, some case makers have decided to give a first glimpse at some of their upcoming iPad mini cases, as noted by … Read More

Canadian Divers Utilizing the iPad to their Advantage at London 2012 Olympics
by on July 28, 2012

The iPad has become an essential tool at the London 2012 Olympics, changing the way diving coaches are able to show and instruct video to divers. Aaron Dziver coaches Canadian Olympians Alexandre Despatie, Reuben Ross, and Jennifer Abel.

Dziver notes the iPad has become a common sight during international competitions as it has allowed coaches to immediately record and analyze dives. London 2012 marks the first games for the iPad as … Read More

Highly Confidential Early iPad Prototypes Leaked [PHOTOS]
by on July 27, 2012

We published exclusive images of early iPhone prototypes recently uncovered by The Verge on iPhone in Canada and now, we’ll share some very interesting iPad prototype images acquired from the same court documents which include several iPad designs featuring kickstands. As Gary mentioned earlier, these prototype designs which date back to 2006, give us a rare glimpse into the design world of Jony Ive.

Quoting from the source:

While we’ve … Read More

Best Buy Sale: $20 Off All 3rd Generation iPads from July 27 – August 2
by on July 26, 2012

If you’ve been waiting to pick up an iPad, tomorrow’s Back to School Best Buy flyer touts a sale on all of their third generation Retina display iPads. All WiFi and WiFi+Cellular models are $20 off. The flyer runs from July 27th to August 2nd. Here’s the pricing of all models after the discount:

16GB/32GB/64GB WiFi models: $499/$599/$699
16GB/32GB/64GB WiFi+Cellular models: $629/$729/$829

Do note that Apple currently has a … Read More

iPad’s Global Tablet Market Share Surpasses 68% In Q2 2012
by on July 25, 2012

Apple announced its Q3 2012 earnings yesterday, reporting a record sale of 17 million iPads during the quarter. In the light of Apple’s earnings release, Strategy Analytics has today published its estimates of the total global tablet market for the second quarter of 2012, suggesting that iPad’s market share has now climbed to 68% (via MacRumors). Google’s Android kept pace with the overall market’s 66.8% growth, enabling it to hold steady with 29.3% … Read More

‘iPad Mini’ and Beefed Up iPad to Reportedly Launch in September After the New iPhone
by on July 24, 2012

MacRumors reports KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo notes a new ‘iPad Mini’ will launch shortly after the next-generation iPhone, along with a beefed up iPad that will have new internals to address thermal issues and reduce supply chain costs. Moreover, Kuo notes production will ramp up in August, and the launch for the new iPad and the iPad Mini will be later in September:

Though shipments of iPad mini’s … Read More

Apple’s ‘iPad Mini’ Would Fill in this Price Point Void [CHART]
by on July 23, 2012

Recent rumours have ramped up Apple is set to unveil an ‘iPad Mini’ with a 7.85-inch screen, with a starting price noted to be lower than the $499 range. Ryan Jones notes on his blog an interesting segment of Apple’s iPad price point Read More

SPIGEN SGP: Leather Case Diary S For New iPad [REVIEW]
by on July 22, 2012

Over the past few years, genuine leather cases for iOS devices have become a sign of quality, luxury and style and what could get better than a premium leather case from Spigen SGP, a company that delivers industry leading products such as the GLAS.t tempered glass screen protector. The SGP product we’ll be looking at today is among the company’s finest offerings, the Leather Case Diary S for New iPad. … Read More

PDF Expert 4.1 For iPad Brings SkyDrive, Office 365 SharePoint Support & More
by on July 21, 2012

Readdle’s flagship app PDF Expert for iPad that allows users to read and annotate PDF documents, highlight text, make notes, draw with a finger and even save these changes which are fully compatible with Preview and Adobe Acrobat right from an iPad, has just received a major update with features completely new and blazingly fast rendering engine, along with support for audio notes. PDF Expert 4.1 also introduces support for Microsoft SkyDrive, Office 365 SharePoint and Dropbox auto sync in … Read More

Original iPad Prototype Was Nearly 1″ Thick With A 13″ Display [PHOTOS]
by on July 19, 2012

Yesterday, portions of a deposition which Jony Ive presented at Samsung’s request last year were leaked on the web, containing some grainy photos of the original iPad’s prototype known as the ’035 mockup or prototype’. Today, detailed photos of the prototype alongside an iPad 2 have been published by Buzzfeed which suggest that the original iPad prototype was quite gigantic. The prototype has a thickness of around 1-inch while the screen … Read More