Apple iPad Criticism and The Experience

Much of the criticism surrounding the iPad has been focused on the technical characteristics of the device. Its inability to run Flash, its lack of video conferencing capabilities, its non-existent USB ports, its closed system. Its interesting no one is attacking the iPad where it counts; squarely in the usage experience. A lot of tablet manufacturers are about to find … Read More

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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 iPad Contenders or Pretenders?

Now that Apple has fully shown its hand and released the iPad to public scrutiny, the litany of contenders and pretenders can begin. The JooJoo was first on the scene, followed by the Enso zenPad. Hot on the heels of the iPad release this weekend, Engadget received a leaked internal HP document showing the details of the forthcoming Slate device; … Read More

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Apple iPad Reviews: A Differing Opinion

It’s Monday, April 5th. Those of us in North America that braved the lines or used our Saturday waiting for the courier have had our patience rewarded with a day and a half (or more for the devoted and sleep deprived) of playing with our new iPad. Generally speaking, the reviews and views of the iPad have been generally positive. … 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

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Apple iPad Unboxing and First Impressions

Is there anyone that doesn’t know what an iPad is or that it’s released today? Well actually there is as when I texted and tweeted my family this morning to let them know that I was at home waiting for the delivery at least 3 of them asked “What’s an iPad”. However, for the rest of the world and certainly … Read More

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Apple iPad Officially Available. New World of Apps Now Live

Today Apple sent out emails announcing the availability of the iPad in US Apple Stores. It is safe to say that Apple has been once again successful in marketing their product well as you could see many people camping outside Apple Stores to be the first ones to get the device and even the early pre-order statistics we reported are … Read More

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Apple iPad Apps Account for 22% of New Development

Given the recent rush on iPad-specific applications, it should come as no surprise it has been the subject of intense attention by development houses big and small. The familiarity of the programming environment makes the switch between iPhone and iPad almost seamless. Numbers released by Flurry, a mobile analytics company, show just how big of a market the new device … 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

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

15 Apple iPad details you might have missed

Earlier this week we reported that Apple posted iPad guided tours which details the user interface and features of all the native iPad apps. The iPad guided tour focuses on how one can take advantage of its unique features and large display. We found a few details in the guided tour which we thought were interesting to note. Safari Safari on iPad will … Read More

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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

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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]

What Apps to expect on the Apple iPad?

Will it just be Games, Games, more games, iPhone Ports and eBooks? When our illustrious editor threw this article assignment at me I immediately went into a taill spin with a mental block. I wasn’t sure why right away. But several days, several thousand lines of code and several other equally pressing jobs later I think I know why. Basically … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhat Apps to expect on the Apple iPad?