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iPhone SDK 3.2 beta 5 Released, Build 10M2148
by on March 18, 2010

Looks like Apple has released another beta to the iPhone 3.2 SDK. Build 10M2148 has been reported by 9to5Mac. We know that with each SDK beta release, people tend to find new “features” that will be available. We can deduce from the last beta release that history will repeat itself. The latest changes are yet to be discovered, but most likely it will concentrate on bug fixes.

In 16 days, … Read More

The iPad Will Come With AVI Support?
by on March 17, 2010

With the release of iPad preordering by Apple, some new details have emerged. The mute button was replaced with a screen rotation lock function instead. There has been no explanation for the last minute change but it seems this is one many people will support.

However, if you take a look at the iPad specifications page, you’ll notice that AVI videos will be supported on the iPad. TheAppleBlog has … Read More

Apple Will Replace Your iPad for $99 If Battery Dies
by on March 13, 2010

This is some awesome news for prospective iPad owners. Apple just released some battery replacement news on its website. If your iPad battery dies, you can pay $99 to have it replaced. Not the battery, but Apple will send you a new (or refurbished; we don’t know the details yet) replacement iPad!

All you have to do is sync your device as their policy states your data will not be backed … Read More

Apple Selling 25,000 iPads An Hour?
by on March 12, 2010

Today is a significant day for Americans looking to purchase the iPad. Why? The answer lies that today is the day preorders are available! People have been ordering so many iPads that Apple order numbers according to Investor Village’s AAPL Sanity Board claims the number of 25,000 per hour.

Members at Investor Village’s AAPL Sanity Board have begun entering the order numbers associated with their purchases into a Google spreadsheet. … Read More

iPad now Available for Pre-order and In-Store Pick Up

Well, it appears the Apple store is back online and accepting iPad pre-orders without delay.

There doesn’t seem to be any education discount, and accessories are also available for pre-order.

The big news is, orders are confirmed to be “delivered” by Saturday 3rd of April, and not “shipped” – allowing everyone to get their hands on it the first day.

For Canadian’s wishing to head down to the US to pick one up, … Read More

Introducing the ePad: The iPad’s Little Brother
by on March 10, 2010

The iPad will be launched on April 3rd in the USA. Canada will get the iPad at the end of April along with the rest of the world. I think we’re used to waiting for new technology to arrive in this country (think of the iPhone!). Anyways, if you don’t want to wait for the iPad any longer, you should strongly consider the next best thing–the ePad.

This … Read More

iPad Commercial Debuts at 2010 Academy Awards
by on March 8, 2010

Apple is known for having excellent product placement in both movies, television, and award shows (Stephen Colbert at the Grammys!). At the 2010 Academy Awards, Apple debuted a commercial for the iPad! The commercial blasts through a variety of the capabilities of the iPad and ends with an on screen ship date of April 3rd (for the USA).

Steve Jobs at the Oscars!

In attendance at the Academy Awards was … Read More

Steve Jobs: iPad Won’t Tether to the iPhone
by on March 6, 2010

We know that Steve Jobs has been known to answer emails sent to him from Apple fans. The latest comes from a fan from Sweden that asked whether or not the iPad could tether to the iPhone. Low and behold, Mr. Jobs replied. Here is Jezper’s email:

I’ll keep it short.

I’m Jezper from Sweden, a long time Apple fan, currently about to replace the very last computer at home with a … Read More

How Will You Be Buying Your iPad?
by on March 5, 2010

With this morning’s announcement of the availability of the iPad in the US, Canadians will soon need to decide how exactly they wish to get their hands on an iPad when it releases here in April. The good news is, Apple has allowed pre-orders to be picked up in store for US customers, and this may be the same here in Canada.

This will allow for immediate pick up of … Read More

Can the Apple iPad Make Emergency Calls?!
by on March 3, 2010

We’ve seen the iPad simulator via the SDK. We’ve also heard about rumours of a camera being included with the iPad. Well, it looks like GumBall Tech has stumbled across an interesting feature in the iPad SDK. It looks like the iPad will be able to make emergency calls. Say what?! I thought the iPad didn’t have a calling feature?

Some indicate that this functionality might have been included … Read More