Apple Granted Patent for Touch Enabled Notebook

Apple Touch MacBook Tablet

Patently Apple has done it again – this time they’ve discovered a brand new patent that Apple has managed to claim that appears to pave the way for a laptop that transforms into an iPad. This is the kind of thing many expected the new Macbook Air to turn out to be, but when announcing Apple’s super thin and light … Read More

Analysts Expect a “Monster Holiday Season” for Apple (AAPL)

iPad Holiday Gift Guide

ChangeWave Research has carried out a survey on just under 3000 US consumers which focusses on their plans for purchases for the holiday season. The survey was primarily interested in finding out what electronics goods consumers might be sticking under Christmas trees and in stockings this year. The upshot of what is a very expensive, and quite detailed report from ChangeWave … Read More

Polychord : Fun with Arpeggios on an iPad


Polychord [rating: 4/5] One of my favourite things to do when I was a kid was to sit in-front of a big electric organ we had at home and play with arpeggios and chords. Occasionally I would have my Dad bring back some cool Korg keyboards from the college he taught at, so that over the weekend I could make weird … Read More

Toshiba Folio 100 pulled from PC World Store [Tablet Computer]

The tablet market competition is finally starting to heat up with real video of the BlackBerry PlayBook arriving, and the Samsung Galaxy is starting to show up in stores around the world. One tablet we haven’t heard much about is the Toshiba Folio 100 – and now even the stores who do stock it kinda wish they didn’t! DSG International, … Read More

HP Slate sales top out at 9,000 units [iPad Rival]

HP recently claimed that demand for its HP Slate had exceeded expectations, which sounds great, right? Unfortunately for the hardware giant, that isn’t the whole story. When expectations amount to just 5000 units, exceeding it should be all that hard! You read that right folks. According to AppleInsider, HP’s internal projections pointed to an anticipated demand of just 5000 pieces, … Read More

RIM (RIMM) BlackBerry PlayBook To Be Priced Under $500?

BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM (NASDAQ:RIMM) saw its share price rise on the back of some promising news about the expected retail price of its upcoming iPad competitor, the BlackBerry PlayBook. CEO Jim Balsillie claims the 7″ tablet will sell for ‘under $500’, Bloomberg’s Businessweek reported yesterday. Expected to be released in the first quarter of 2011, PlayBook is being touted as the first business … Read More

modulR iPad Starter Kit Review

modulR iPad Starter Kit Review

modulR iPad Starter Kit Just like my iPhone I like my iPad to not only look good but to also be protected. I currently have the Otterbox Impact for my iPhone 4 which offers me a combination of protection while not making it as bulky as the Otterbox Defender case. However for my iPad I’m still using the Apple case … Read More

iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch Releasing on November 9th?

Last week saw Apple seed iOS 4.2 Golden Master to developers, and the final release could be made available to everyone as early as November 9th according to Apple rumor site, 9to5 Mac. Originally slated for release sometime in November, people (including yours truly) assumed this meant the last week of the month as is usual with such releases. The … Read More

Photoshop Companion Apps Coming to Apple’s iPhone and iPad

Color Mix Photoshop iPad

At last week’s Adobe MAX conference, the Adobe Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch demoed the company’s content-aware fill tool running on a Samsung Galaxy Tab, and a color-mixing paint palette application running on Apple’s iPad, revealing Adobe’s intentions to enhance the functionality of their Photoshop application with touchscreen tablet devices. Adobe has been contemplating how they can provide Photoshop users … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg: “iPad’s Not Mobile. It’s A Computer… a Different Thing!”

Mark Zuckerberg iPad Not Mobile

During the recent Facebook mobile event, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked about the lack of a native app on the iPad by’s Ben Parr. The astonishing reply? ‘iPad’s not mobile’. When pushed by Parr, Facebook mobile head Eric Tseng (interestingly enough, Teseng used to be the Android lead at Google) stepped in and explained that the social … Read More

iPhone Users Overwhelm “SkyFire” Server Watching Flash Content

SkyFire iPhone App

The Skyfire app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from Skyfire Labs is an iOS app that provides a way to view Flash based web content. The way it actually does this is to have the app request Flash based content, which is then transcoded on Skyfire’s servers into an iOS friendly format, before being squirted over the web to … Read More

Analysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

AAPL is on the upward move again it is currently nudging gently at the $310 per share barrier. And it’s probably off the back of very positive predictions from market analysts Wedge Partners, who have had mixed results with predictions in the past. If these predictions come true then Apple’s sales will increase 100 percent year over year in 2011 … Read More

iPad iOS 4.2 Games Being Approved for the App Store

9to5 Mac are reporting that some games for the iPad which support Game Center on iOS 4.2 are already being approved for the App Store. First out of the gate was “Big Bad Sodoku Book” (View in iTunes). We reported yesterday that Apple has already asked all developers to submit apps for the upcoming release of iOS 4.2, which unifies … Read More

MultiPong for iPad The Perfect Pong Game especially for Parties

MultiPong for iPad Review_1

MultiPong for iPad [rating: 5/5] I was introduced to gaming many, many years ago with a Binatone TV Gaming system that allowed my brothers and I to fight over a handful of pixels on the TV screen instead of over Subbuteo, draughts or who gets to eat the last Jammy Dodger. Where Pong of the 80’s was a simple 2 tone … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Developers

Apple has sent out an email to all registered iOS developers asking them to download iOS 4.2 Gold Master from the Apple Developer Center, test and submit apps from today that will take advantage of its swanky new features. Apple has already told us that iOS 4.2 will ship for the iPhone 4, iPod Touch and iPad in November. And the … Read More