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
It is no secret that the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad has had a big effect on the sales figures of some of the smaller netbook portable computers that were so popular in the last couple of years. Asus have predicted lower sales. Global RAM producers are predicting a drop in RAM prices for PCs because they have overproduced, as predicted netbook orders … Read More
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
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
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
It is fairly obvious, if you stop and think for a moment, that Apple will have an update to the Apple A4 ready for future iPad and iPhone 4. One of the main reasons they need to do this is that as they increase screen size on these devices with Retina Display, they need more powerful GPUs to fill those … Read More
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
Well-known application developer for iOS, Readdle today celebrates its third anniversary. In celebration, Readdle is offering a time-limited discount on all Readdle products. Price reductions will take effect for 48 hours starting August 1st. Additionally, Readdle is giving away three iPads to its Twitter followers. During these years, Readdle has achieved industry recognition as a strong developer of business applications for the iPhone and iPad owners.
Readdle today releases ReaddleDocs for iPad 1.5, the updated version of its revolutionary application for managing files and reading documents on the iPad. Version 1.5 introduces highly anticipated support for highlight and text notes annotations inside PDF documents. Now ReaddleDocs uses can mark-up text inside PDF files in several colors, make notes and save these changes within the documents.
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. At the iPhone 4 press conference Steve Jobs said that … Read More
This Thursday, iAds will go live on iOS apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. iAds, as Steve Jobs put it, will deliver “interaction and emotion,” to the mobile advertisment experience. Advertising Age reported that “a check-in with declared iAd advertisers found that many are still in the early stages of flushing out concepts and creative.” The report added that … Read More
Apple confirmed today that it has sold 3 Million iPads in the 80 days since its launch. That means in the last three weeks Apple have sold another 1 Million iPads. As of today there are 11,000 Apps for the iPad. And some 225,000 iPhone / iPod Touch and iPad apps in Apple’s App Store. CUPERTINO, California June 22, 2010 … Read More
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 figures Digitimes concludes that Apple’s iPad shipments have reached 1.2 … Read More
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 message dated June 13th, Senior Vice President, Public Policy and … Read More
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 in their entirety when split between retail outlet allocations and … Read More