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“Gordon Ramsay Steak” Restaurant In Las Vegas To Use iPads For Wine Lists
by on May 29, 2012

My favorite chef and television personality, Gordon Ramsay, is set to open his new restaurant “Gordon Ramsay Steak”. This will be his first restaurant in Las Vegas located inside the “Paris Las Vegas” resort. The location will reportedly have 20 iPads that will be used as wine lists for customers.

Gordon Ramsay Steak will be a fresh, high-energy dining environment that playfully transports guests from Paris to London.  Set within the Paris … Read More

MIT Students Create Minority Report-style iPad Controls
by on May 25, 2012

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have created a fascinating method to control input commands for an iPad.

For those who are familiar with Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report, you’ll remember the famous scenes where Tom Cruise stands in front of a display and, using only his hands and gloves, manipulates the images on the screen without ever touching anything.

Well, the brains at the MIT Media Lab have basically created that experience and … Read More

Is Apple Going To Create A Stylus Called The “iPen”?
by on May 24, 2012

A recent Apple patent application reveals that the company has been researching the use of stylus pointing devices. In this case, the patent focuses on an “iPen” and graphics program.

As noted in the patent, the stylus would work with all of Apple’s tablet-styled devices. In other words, any Apple device with a touchscreen display.

The patent application reports on Apple adding haptic feedback to the iPen and also a built-in mini … Read More

Google & Asus To Release Mutually Developed 7-Inch Tablet In July

In the latest iPad killer news, a new report from DigiTimes says that Google and Asus are preparing to release a mutually developed 7-inch tablet in July. Reports indicate that initial shipments of the device should reach 600,000 units.

It’s reported that the 7-inch tablet will begin production shipments in June for a July launch. Apparently Google was going to release the tablet in May, but due to design problems … Read More

Rumors Say Microsoft’s Office Suite Coming To iPad This November
by on May 23, 2012

According to new rumors today, Microsoft may be bringing their Office Suite to iPad later this year.

As reported by Boy Genius Report, a “reliable source” indicates that the full suite, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, will be coming to iOS and iPad this November. The source further reveals that the loading screen shows “Office for iOS”, which means that the app may also be compatible with iPhone or iPod … Read More

2011 iPad Photo App of the Year ComicBook! Updated With Toon Image Filter, Retina Support & More!
by on May 22, 2012

ComicBook! was named the best photo app of 2011 by Apple and this week the app has been updated to version 1.5.0, bringing a bunch of new features to the acclaimed app.

The app is designed to allow users to quickly and effortlessly create a comic panel using their own content and designs. The app is fairly comprehensive, featuring realistic comic styling with many options such as image filters, comic fonts, customizable … Read More

Fortune: How 100 iPads Reduced Greece Debt by $140 Billion

For those that keep up with world events, you know that Greece has had some trouble in recent times.

To improve the situation, Bob Apfel, founder of Bondholder Communications Group, took 100 iPads and reduced Greece’s debt by $140 billion!

With Greece on the verge of bankruptcy a few months ago, the country went through a round of restructuring transactions and settled for a smaller percentage of its bonds’ paper value. However … Read More

Inventory Check: Discounts On Refurbished iPad & iPad 2 From Apple Canada Starting At $399
by on May 19, 2012

If you’re looking to pick up an iPad on the cheap, Apple has some great prices on refurbished iPad and iPad 2.

While some people may not like refurbished products, some Apple customers swear by refurbs and even go so far as to claim better reliability than non-refurbs! In any case, the refurbished iPads from Apple include a one-year warranty, a new battery, and a new outer shell. Basically new.

Based … Read More

DigiTimes: Amazon To Launch 10.1-inch Kindle Fire To Compete With iPad
by on May 18, 2012

According to a report from DigiTimes, Amazon is planning to release a 10.1-inch version of its Kindle Fire tablet to compete with Apple’s iPad.

The company is suspending the launch of their 8.9-inch model to potentially focus on this new ‘iPad Killer’.

Amazon’s 8.9-inch Kindle Fire was originally going to compete directly with Samsung’s Galaxy Note tablets, but now the company seems to want to simplify its product offerings and produce … Read More

LCD Suppliers For iPad Mini Preparing For Production
by on May 17, 2012

The iPad Mini news continues to come in with Makotakara translating a story from Liberty Times that reports that LG and AU Optronics have been certified to supply LCD panels for the 7.85-inch iPad Mini.

The report also indicates that both LG and AU Optronics are working to ship the panels for production for a fall/winter 2012 device release.

The report further indicates that TPK Holding will be producing four million … Read More