Apple (AAPL) Pushing to Accelerate iPad Subscription Roll Out

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is pushing hard to bring Subscription Publishing to the iPad sooner rather than later. Whilst it is still possible that we may not see any regular subscriptions to newspapers until next year, some analysts are thinking that Apple would like to at least lay the groundwork for another stream of media revenue … Read More

Google Docs Editing Coming to the iPad Very Soon

Hidden away at the bottom of a blog post, Google today announced that their cloud based office technology, Google Docs, would be enhanced to allow mobile editing from Android devices and the Apple iPad. Here is the text from their post related to these new features… We’re launching new cloud-powered capabilities: two-step verification to help enhance security and soon, mobile … Read More

Charge your iPad from any USB port for $5

iPad adapter USB port

OK, put this firmly in the column for things that are so simple I’m annoyed I didn’t think of it myself! You own an iPad right? You like to keep it charged, yeah? OK, then no doubt you’ve come across the iPad’s main irritation – it doesn’t charge from most USB ports due to needing a 10w power source. Yes some … Read More

Apple Setting Up Newspaper and Magazine Subscriptions for iPad?

Something that a lot of the media outlets (both all digital outfits and converted to digital from more traditional print media) have wanted from Apple and the iPad is the ability to create a subscription type model for their publications. Indeed this is something that Rupert Murdoch, a recent convert to the “Church of Jobs”, is spending serious time sucking … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Expands iPad Production Again! New iPad Soon?

DigiTimes, the source of all good Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) production gossip in Asia apparently, is reporting that a Taiwan based company will also begin shipping 9.7-inch touch screens for the iPad within the next month. This will add a 1 million unit per month supply capability to Apple’s production lines. Apple have been dogged with supply problems since the iPad’s launch. Only … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Beta 1 for iPad

iPad 4.2 Beta 1

Apple has just released the first beta of iOS 4.2 for the iPad. The beta is now available for developers to download. During Apple’s special music event Steve Jobs gave us sneak peek into the new features of iOS 4.2 which will be all about iPad. iOS 4.2 will bring multitasking, folders, HDR photos, Game Center, wireless printing, AirPlay and much more to the iPad. … Read More

Second Gen iPad with FaceTime Coming Sooner than Expected?

Apple iPad

During WWDC 2010 when Steve Jobs unveiled the new iPhone 4 Facetime video calling features he mentioned that Apple will ship “10’s of millions FaceTime devices is 2010″ It was very clear from that statement that we’ll see the iPod touch and iPad include Facetime too. There have been numerous rumors about the second gen iPad and if one studies Apple’s product … Read More

Apple (AAPL) iPad Shipping Within 24 Hours

iPad Shipping

We’ve been tracking the availably of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad since its launch. The pre-order figures which were being reported clearly suggested that the new “giant iPod touch” will certainly be a success. The initial number of sales reported were highly impressive and certainly beyond even Apple’s expectations. When the new device with larger touch screen running iOS was finally launched it was greeted with strong … Read More

iPad Clamshell Case Could be NetBook Killer

clamshell iPad 3

When the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad was first launched there were some pretty ugly attempts by third party accessory suppliers to make cases which turned Apple’s tablet into something resembling a traditional computer. None really caught our imagination. Apple Insider are reporting an FCC filing for a Clamshell style case which is really rather nifty. Leather bound, with a magnetic clasp, and … Read More

Apple (AAPL) iPad Slowly Strangling Notebook Sales

Part of the reason that other PC manufacturers are scrambling to push their own tablet computers out is that they can see their notebook market share being cannibalised by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad. Not only that, it is becoming clear that while the iPad may be eating into Apple’s own iPod Touch sales it is not affecting their own laptop sales. Asus … Read More

Apple’s New iPad Ad is ‘delicious’

Today Apple posted a new ad for the iPad which highlights a few apps from the App Store giving an overview of what the device is capable of. Check out the new ad:

7 inch Apple iPad Rumors Persist

A rumor has been running around for a while now about a 7 inch iPad coming from Apple. The rumor mostly originated from one place. Digitimes. And subsequently it rambled its way around the web through various blogs and tech sites. Today, Taiwan’s Economic Daily News is reporting the same thing, and suggesting a launch for the iPad 7″ prior to … Read More

Second Gen iPad to feature Gyroscope?

iPad Teardown Reveals Gyroscope Part of Original Design In an interesting piece in EE Times they relate that when UBM Insights completed their teardown of the iPad they found an unpopulated area on the PCB next to the accelerometer which would fit a similar design of gyroscope to that found in the iPhone 4. They even went so far as … Read More

Is iPad Gaming Still Born? What can we hope for in the future?

Apple iPad Keynote Games Launch

The iPad is an unmitigated success. It has grabbed the hearts of consumers and TV personalities alike. Early in its life the likes of Colbert clutched a pre-production model at the Grammy Awards. Consumers in the US and 20 other countries, cannot get enough units of the device. And recently I marvelled at the number of Formula 1 racing drivers … Read More