Did Apple’s iPad Help Amazon Sell More Kindle eBooks?

About six and a half months ago (January 27th, 2010 to be specific), most technology bloggers and analysts chose the casket for the Kindle. The iPad was going to kill the Kindle device and distribution model. iBooks was going to take over as the de-facto eBook marketplace just like iTunes … Read the Full Story →

Next Gen iPod touch and iPad to feature FaceTime?

facetime ipad

We’ve reported various rumors which suggest that the next gen iPod touch will feature a camera. Apple’s annual music event is expected to be scheduled in the first week of September and we can expect new iPod touch models with high resolution display, Apple’s custom A4 chip and video & image capturing capability. BGR recently reported that … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPad Available in Nine More Countries This Friday

Today Apple published a press release announcing that iPad will be available in nine more countries (Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore) this Friday. The iPad has been a huge success for Apple and it has been difficult for them to meet the demand. … Read the Full Story →

MaxiVista turns Your iPad into a Second PC Monitor

Turning my iPad into a second monitor was one of the first things I did with it. Luckily there are a number of apps of varying quality on the App Store that allow you to do so. I actually wrote my own in the end, because they weren’t quite up … Read the Full Story →

CF Defense HD for iPad. Ferocious FPS Let Down by only a Single Location

CF Defense HD iPad5

CF Defense HD Rating: First person shooters have had mixed reviews on iDevices with the use of virtual d-pads and the touch screen not always conducive to good control systems, CF Defense HD is the latest to attempt to succeed in the App Store. The first thing that you’ll notice when … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on … Read the Full Story →

Apple Now Shipping 1.2 Million+ iPads Each Month

Digitimes is using display panel shipping volumes to extrapolate how many iPads Apple is currently shipping. Samsung should be able to ship between 300,000 and 500,000 panels in July. LG on the other hand shipped close to 1 Million iPad panels in May, up from 700,000 in April. Using these … Read the Full Story →

AT&T Contacts iPad 3G Customers (Security Breach Update)

AT&T has finally reached out to their iPad 3G customers affected by the security breach discovered on June 7th. After days of silence formulating a response (and probably being brow beaten by Steve Jobs), the American telecom giant sent an email to explain their side of the story. In a … Read the Full Story →

FBI Investigates iPad Security Breach

The FBI has launched an investigation into the AT&T security breach first reported in Valleywag earlier this week. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States has begun to look into the circumstances surrounding the breach that left hundreds of … Read the Full Story →

AT&T Security Breach Reveals iPad 3G Owners

ATT iPad 3G Owners Leak

Hackers exploiting a security loophole on AT&T servers have obtained the e-mail addresses of approximately 114,000 iPad 3G owners and the SIM addresses of their devices. As reported in Valleywag, the hackers employed scripts that emulated a specially formed URL in an iPad-specific AT&T web application. The vulnerability then exposed … Read the Full Story →

Apple sells 2 Million iPads in less than 60 days

Good news for Apple on this May holiday. They’ve now sold over 2 Million iPads. That breaks down to one million iPads every month, or approximately 35,000 tablets every single day! The iPhone took another 14 days to reach the same milestone! It will be interesting to see what response does Apple’s … Read the Full Story →

Smokescreen: Flash in any browser on any device including the iPad

Smokescreen is quite an interesting choice of name. And in some ways you could be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss has been about between Apple and Adobe in recent weeks. In essence Smokescreen takes Flash (.flv) files, converts them into Javascript, and then strips out the images and … Read the Full Story →

iPad set to outsell Apple Mac Computers Internationally

AppleInsider are reporting that Mike Abramsky of RBC Capital Markets estimates that 600,000 – 700,000 iPads will be sold overseas (meaning outside the US) in June. And some believe the number may even go higher still. Apparently the entire stock of iPads for the international launch are now spoken for … Read the Full Story →