HP Slate sales top out at 9,000 units [iPad Rival]

HP recently claimed that demand for its HP Slate had exceeded expectations, which sounds great, right? Unfortunately for the hardware giant, that isn’t the whole story. When expectations amount to just 5000 units, exceeding it should be all that hard! You read that right folks. According to AppleInsider, HP’s internal projections pointed to an anticipated demand of just 5000 pieces, … Read More

Ping Now Available for iPad. Wait for iOS 4.2 Continues

One crumb of comfort for iPad owners still (im)patiently waiting for iOS 4.2 – you can now access Ping from right on the device. Apple’s social media slant on its iTunes store has been available on all other iOS devices since the service’s launch back in September, but the iPad has curiously been without all things Ping-y. The expectation was that … Read More

Run Android on your Apple (AAPL) iPad [OpeniBoot]

Like the idea of Android on a tablet device but not sure the Galaxy Tab’s 7″ is enough for your? Fear not, for soon you might just be able to get Android running on your Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad. You read that right folks. The guys over at Computerworld are reporting that a new hack called OpeniBoot will allow the booting … Read More

10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Prototype Panel?

Samsung LCD Panel

One of the main complaints about Samsung’s Galaxy tab is that it just isn’t big enough. Weighing in at 7″, a full 2.7″ fewer than Apple’s iPad, many feel the screen just doesn’t provide enough real estate for anything other than blown-up phone apps. But how about a 10.1″ version? Over at the FPD International Trade Show in Japan, Samsung … Read More

RIM (RIMM) BlackBerry PlayBook To Be Priced Under $500?

BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) saw its share price rise on the back of some promising news about the expected retail price of its upcoming iPad competitor, the BlackBerry PlayBook. CEO Jim Balsillie claims the 7″ tablet will sell for ‘under $500′, Bloomberg’s Businessweek reported yesterday. Expected to be released in the first quarter of 2011, PlayBook is being touted as the first business … Read More

Infinity Blade for iPhone 4 [Trailer]

Project Sword, the tech demo/game previously showed off by Apple at their September keynote has been given a new name, and shall henceforth be known as Infinity Blade. In order to show off the game’s stunning visuals thanks to its Unreal Engine, developer Epic has released a trailer for its upcoming iOS game. An Epic (see what I did there?) … Read More

iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Releasing on November 9th?

Last week saw Apple seed iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers, and the final release could be made available to everyone as early as November 9th according to Apple rumor site, 9to5 Mac. Originally slated for release sometime in November, people (including yours truly) assumed this meant the last week of the month as is usual with such releases. The … Read More

Facebook for iPhone Updated to Version 3.3.1

Yesterday we saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak at the social networking site’s special mobile event. One of the few items of note to come out of the get-together was the announcement of an impending update to bring the Facebook iPhone app up to version 3.3. Sure enough, minutes later the update was live. Ish. I say ‘ish’ as the … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg: “iPad’s Not Mobile. It’s A Computer… a Different Thing!”

Mark Zuckerberg iPad Not Mobile

During the recent Facebook mobile event, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked about the lack of a native app on the iPad by Mashable.com’s Ben Parr. The astonishing reply? ‘iPad’s not mobile’. When pushed by Parr, Facebook mobile head Eric Tseng (interestingly enough, Teseng used to be the Android lead at Google) stepped in and explained that the social … Read More

Convert Adobe Flash File to HTML5 [Sneak Peek]

It’s no secret that Steve Jobs is on a personal mission to rid the world of Adobe’s Flash and has gone so far as to not support the software language at all on Apple’s iOS devices. With that in mind it’s interesting to read that Adobe’s John Nack is drawing attention to a demo from Adobe’s MAX 2010 conference of a … Read More

iOS 4.2 Beta 3 for iPad Jailbroken [Jailbreak]

iPad iOS 4.2 Beta 3 Jailbreak

Looking forward to getting iOS 4.2 on your iPad but don’t want to give up your jailbreak? Fear not, for the clever hackers have already jailbroken it after using the third beta as a testbed. Twitter user and renowned iOS hacker @iH8Sn0w tweeted a picture of a jailbroken iPad running MobileTerminal.  By way of proof that the iPad is indeed … Read More

Apple Tops Microsoft in Third Quarter Revenue

Apple (AAPL) earned more revenue in the most recent quarter than its arch-enemy Microsoft. The numbers involved are equally interesting (and mind-blowing!). Apple’s revenue hit a staggering $20b compared to Microsoft’s none-too-shabby $16b. Once you’ve got your head around the shear size of those numbers, remember that means Apple’s revenue is a massive $4b more than that of MS. That’s money … Read More

Apple (AAPL) passes RIM to become Fourth-Largest Mobile Phone Vendor

Apple’s (AAPL) bumper iPhone sales have propelled the computer giant to fourth spot in a list of the world’s largest mobile phone sellers in quarter 3 of 2010 according to a new report from IDC. With just Nokia, Samsung and LG further up the rankings, Apple has now ousted RIM from fourth place, with the Canadian business phone specialist slipping to … Read More

White iPhone 4 Disappears from Apple Online Store

We recently told you how the white iPhone 4 might have been cancelled, and today that’s looking increasingly to be the case. Head over to the iPhone page on the Apple Store and you’ll notice something’s missing – the white iPhone 4 is AWOL! The white iPhone 4 saga has rumbled on ever since the initial launch of the handset and … Read More

Apple China online store sells out of iPhone 4

Apple recently launched its online store in China and within just four hours of iPhone 4 going on sale it’s sold out, macnn reports. Tuesday was the big day for iPhone lovers in China who wanted to order the new iPhone 4 online to avoid the queues at retail stores. Things aren’t all rainbows and unicorns though – the reported reason for … Read More