Cydia App shows up on Apple’s iPad

Some pictures are circulating on Twitter of Cydia running on an iPad. These originate from Will Strafach (@cdevwill). This is literally a day or so after pictures and videos surfaced of an iPad being “jailbroken” for the first time. We reported on that here : [touchreviews.net] It seems that the hacker community is working at full bore to free the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottCydia App shows up on Apple’s iPad

Apple’s iPhone OS 4.0 sneak peek event on April 8th

Well that is quite a surprise! Apple, fresh from the iPad launch have hit us with an announcement of an iPhone OS 4 sneak peek on April the 8th. The hits just keep on coming from Cupertino. This will be an invitation only event at Apple Town Hall and will give those invited a preview of what to expect from … Read More

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Apple iPad first day sales estimated at up to 700,000 units

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster estimates that in the first day of iPad sales in the US 600,000 – 700,000 units were sold. That includes pre-orders. Getting units without a pre-order did not seem to be a huge problem on the first day either. I myself was in touch with a couple of friend’s in California who were able to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad first day sales estimated at up to 700,000 units

Hackers to release iPad Jailbreak soon? (Video)

iPad Hacked! It appears that the iPad is indeed jail-breakable!¬†Less than a day after the device shipped MuscleNerd (@MuscleNerd) posted images and a video showing that he had gained root level access to the iPad. This opens the way for the Cydia App Store on the iPad, and potentially frees people from Apple’s own iTunes App Store if they so … Read More

Stephen NorthcottHackers to release iPad Jailbreak soon? (Video)

Apple buys another chip design house (Rumor)

electronista is reporting that several employees of processor design house Intrinsity have perhaps changed their Linkedin profiles a little too early, and blown the tightly kept secret that Apple has bought another chip design house. Intrinsity is well know for it’s work on ARM based SOCs (System On a Chip), like the Samsung Hummingbird, which uses a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 … Read More

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Last minute Apple iPad deals. How and where to get them

So apparently you’ve just got back from your 6 month mission to Mars and you missed out on the pre-order opportunity for the Apple iPad. Or perhaps you just live somewhere other than the US. How to get an Apple iPad on or around April the 4th 2010? The iPad eBay Deal: eBay is alive with iPad listings right now. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottLast minute Apple iPad deals. How and where to get them

Why Apple product launches are legendary

Rumour mills on blogs and tech websites go into overdrive weeks, months or even years (particularly in the case of the iPhone) prior to any suspected launch. All the while journalists and bloggers scratch up snippets of information to present to their readers. Each rushing to publish like a faithful Labrador who’s just fetched a favourite ball. I know, because … Read More

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Apple iPad Apps, many with the suffix HD, show up in iTunes

It seems that a few iPad apps and games are starting to pop up in the iTunes App Store today. The incredibly popular Parachute Panic, which boasts 4 Million+ downloads as well as Scoreloop Social Gaming integration has just shown up as “Parachute Panic HD”. [iTunes Store] Doing a search for iPad today in iTunes 9.1 now shows up quite … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad Apps, many with the suffix HD, show up in iTunes

First Apple iPad Reviews hit the web (Video)

First iPad Reviews The first batch of iPad reviews are in the wild and the likes of Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) are tweeting unpacking videos, and images of iPad screens bulging with apps. Hard to explain the awesomeness of Smule’s Magic Piano app (they gave us Ocarina for iPhone): amazing. Best App of all theodore Gray Wolfram Periodic table. Everything is … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFirst Apple iPad Reviews hit the web (Video)

Apple iPad will have free OS updates up to and including OS 4.0

Apple’s new iPad ships with a dedicated OS versioned as iPhone OS 3.2.¬†From Apple’s own iPad Software Licensing Agreement we have found this section: Apple will provide you any iPad OS software updates that it may release from time to time, up to and including the next major iPad OS software release following the version of iPad OS software that … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad will have free OS updates up to and including OS 4.0

Gamesalad announces Apple iPad game development support

Gamesalad is a GUI driven game creation app for non-programmers. Up until now it has offered capabilities related to the iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac Desktop and The Web. Today they announced support for the iPad too. The Gamesalad tool is available as a free trial download from their website. All you need to do is sign up to try it … Read More

Stephen NorthcottGamesalad announces Apple iPad game development support

How good a deal is the Apple iPad? [Infographic]

In 1976 Apple launched the Apple 1 computer for $666.66. Cool price! Love those naughty digits! Adjusting for inflation the cost of that today would be around $2,540.77! Apple’s most expensive (and arguably biggest failure business-wise) computer was the Apple Lisa. Which had a high price tag even in 1983 at $9,995.00. Adjusting for inflation that would cost close to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottHow good a deal is the Apple iPad? [Infographic]

“iAds” coming to Apple iPhone or iPad near you soon

As we mentioned in previous weeks, when reporting on Admob’s market penetration figures, Apple is set to launch it’s own ad service very soon. This is off the back of their rather clever purchase of Quattro Wireless, while Google still waits to complete it’s purchase of AdMob. From sources speaking to MediaPost it seems that these ads will first be … Read More

Stephen Northcott“iAds” coming to Apple iPhone or iPad near you soon

Order your Apple iPad clone while stocks last. Only $290!

As I predicted last week the iPad is now in short supply. With in-store pickup and delivery dates pushed back in the US for all but the lucky few who ordered early, people may start to get desperate and rush to buy products from sources other than Apple. Chinese manufacturers have long been copying the iPhone and iPod, and undercutting … Read More

Stephen NorthcottOrder your Apple iPad clone while stocks last. Only $290!

Weekly news roundup on all things ‘iPad and Apple’

iPhone hacked, iPad hacked (potentially). Media jump on the iPad bandwagon, as well as the eBook train. Apple stake their claim in mobile gaming. AdMob hint that the tide is turning towards the Android platform, and Nintendo seem to start to react to the shifting sands of the entertainment sector with 3D handhelds!! First details of iPad apps and iPad … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWeekly news roundup on all things ‘iPad and Apple’