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

Apple Posts iPad Guided Tours

The Apple iPad has been the focus of all major technology blogs and with less than a week left for the device to launch in the US market the excitement continues to build. Earlier today we reported that all those who pre-ordered their iPads started receiving shipping notices and for some the delivery date mentioned was April 1. In the past Apple … Read More

Apple ‘iPad’ now shipping

Apple enthusiasts every where! Rejoice! News is starting to pop up on various blogs today that those who pre-ordered their iPads on the first day of availability started getting shipping notices. 9To5Mac and Macrumors provide separate reports of the glorious news on their sites. This news is likely to kick off a frenzied week of lead up to the first … Read More

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

Apple iPad Shipments Delayed

Second Round of iPad Shipments Delayed Gauging the initial popularity of the iPad will be a blood sport. Pro-Apple enthusiasts will insist any number is the proof they need to demonstrate how great it is. Anti-Apple diehards will insist any number proves a successful iPad would have sold more with a forward-facing camera and Flash. In short, it will be … Read More

Apple’s iPad App Store To Adopt Premium Price Model?

It appears one of the many things the iPad will bring on April 3rd is higher app prices. Both appannie and Macrumors have gained access to images of the forthcoming Apple’s iPad App Store and the results are interesting. If the pages in question are real, they illustrate the move to the larger screen will bring a proportional rise in pricing. … Read More

Apple iPad Subscriptions Start To Leak Out

The iPad has a lot to live up to. While its cousin the iPod was expected to, and succeeded in, saving the music industry, the iPad has been handed an equally Herculean task; saving print media. One of the main selling points of the iPad from launch is its supposed ability to combine traditional print media with multimedia content to … Read More

Apple shifts iPad touch panel orders from TPK to Wintek. Order delays?

There have been rumours of supply chain issues limiting the number of iPads available for launch for a while. We reported on those initial rumours, and also the suspected reasons behind the limit of 2 iPads per individual earlier this month. We’ve also reported on how iPad sales are going very well indeed in the US prior to the iPad’s … Read More

Expect Unique Advertising in Apple’s iPad

The iPad is expected to bring new opportunity to many different parts of the existing iPhone ecosystem. One group particularly interested in what the new device has to offer are advertisers. While mobile advertising on the iPhone platform is well established, the iPad, with its larger screen and improved multimedia capabilities, presents new ways to create and insert advertising to … Read More

Upcoming Apple iPad Game: Fruity Slots Deluxe

Fruity Slots Deluxe coming to the iPad in April If you have ever played Fruity Slots on the iPhone then you will be pleased to hear that MobileAmusements [softwareamusements.com] has announced that Fruity Slots Deluxe is coming to the iPad. It is a completely new application with a new video slot machine engine but obviously designed on the previous old iPhone … Read More

Apple iPad launching in 9 Days. What will you do on launch day?

There are only 9 days until the Apple iPad is launched and with my iPad’s pre-ordered, yes I’m getting two, one for me and one for my wife. I’ve started to think about what I’ll be doing as soon as I get my hands on my new delightful piece of kit. Presuming that is that it arrives on Saturday morning … Read More

The iPad is selling like hot cakes! 90,000 pre-orders in the first day!

If figures being reported are correct then the iPad has already sold over 90,000 units in its first day of pre-orders. Fortune’s Phillip Elmer-DeWitt announced that “51,000 orders in two hours” had been completed shortly after noon on the first day. Many high profile bloggers have been reporting on their order details and Andrew Erlichson wrote “We just bought two … Read More

B&N eReader for iPad Coming Soon

Apple is taking the e-book business very seriously and the iPad will certainly prove to be a serious threat to Kindle from Amazon. By developing eReaders major publishers want to make sure that people always have access to their favourite books in digital format. Today Barnes & Noble updated their blog with some information about their upcoming iPad app. The … Read More

Why I’ll be in Line for an iPad

Since Apple’s launch of it’s ‘revolutionary device’ last week there has been much debate about it’s features, looks and especially it’s name on websites, blogs, twitter and the traditional press. Some of it positive, but a lot of it negative, it doesn’t multi-task, it doesn’t handle flash, it looks like a big iPhone to name but a few so why … Read More

iPad: Love It or Hate It?

As is often the case with Apple products, the iPad seems to have polarized the tech world a day after its launch. A quick scan of the blogosphere will display two prevailing feelings about the device, sheer love and devotion and utter contempt and disgust. But what can you expect after an Apple launch? Those that come down on the … Read More