Sprint CEO Says Wi-Fi iPad Has Boosted Sprint’s Wireless Hotspot Sales

Although the iPad isn’t available directly through Sprint for use on its network, Sprint’s CEO has revealed that sales of the carrier’s Overdrive MiFi wireless hotspot have increased as a result of Apple’s Wi-Fi-only tablet devices. Dan Hesse, chief executive of Sprint, said in an interview with GigaOm that since the iPad launched earlier this year, the company has seen … Read More

Microsoft (MSFT) Office Coming to the iPad?

Raven Zachary apparently tweeted today that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) had an iPad “Group” of some sort. This was based on a conversation overheard between two Microsoft employees in a coffee shop! There is some speculation that this tweet is proof that Microsoft is working on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad competitor. And the iPad “Group” is to make strategies for that product, based on iPad … Read More

Apple’s Second Generation iPad To Sport Two Cameras

Apple iPad

With Apple’s Facetime strategy very obviously being to put their video calling service on every device they manufacture it is something of a no-brainer that the next generation iPad would at least have a front facing camera. But AppleInsider have obtained information that claims that a company called OmniVision will supply both front and rear facing cameras for Apple’s new … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Launches Online Store in China

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been showing a lot of interest in the Chinese market lately. In early July this year Apple opened its second retail store in Shanghai and now they are ready to offer the online shopping experience too. The online store in China will sell iPhone 4, iPad, iPods and the Mac products and will also include a wide selection … Read More

iPad to retain its mute switch, drops rotation lock [iOS 4.2]

Hoping the iPad will get its rotation lock back? Don’t hold your breath according to Steve Jobs. Those with long memories will remember way back in the time before iPad, that the initial announcement showed hardware that included a handy-dandy mute switch ala iPhone. Fast forward to the iPad launch and this switch magically transformed into a rotation lock. It … Read More

7-inch Tablets Will Be ‘Dead On Arrival’ Apple Not Working on Smaller iPad

During yesterday’s Q4 earnings call, Steve Jobs didn’t hold back when commenting on Google, Android and RIM. Another subject to feel the wrath of Jobs was the iPad’s competition – namely the current crop of 7″ tablets being announced and released. Jobs’ verdict? They’re just too small. But Apple’s talismanic CEO and co-founder didn’t stop there. Jobs claims that upcoming … Read More

Apple’s App Store Passes 300,000 Apps Milestone

With its second birthday just behind it Apple’s App Store now boasts 300,000 Apps. The App Store Gnomes are apparently pumping around 1000 new Apps per day into the store, once they have tortured them for long enough to ensure they are up to scratch. Just under two-thirds of the total apps in iTunes are paid apps. Games still come … Read More

Apple to introduce iAd for Video Content?

Publishers who want to deliver premium content/service to their audience for free often have to rely on advertisements. Serving ads for publishers providing video content is very limited on Apple’s iOS devices due to the absence of Adobe Flash, however this might change as Apple is rumored to be working on iAds for video content which could be introduced very … Read More

iPad Will Be Available From AT&T and Verizon on October 28

iPad Verizon

Although Verizon are yet to secure a deal with Apple to sell the iPhone 4, the network has officially unveiled its plans to sell the iPad from its stores starting October 28. Verizon will offer the Wi-Fi-only iPad models and they will be bundled with the carrier’s own MiFi 2200 mobile hotspot device, with pricing set at $630 for the … Read More

T3 Names iPad Gadget of The Year

No, a Terminator has not endorsed Apple’s tablet computer, it’s the “prestigious” awards ceremony held in London last night, where the votes of 750,000 readers and an expert panel are used to determine technology awards. The iPad beat its own slightly younger sibling (the iPhone 4) out of the top spot to win the overall “Gadget of the Year” category. … Read More

Rodent Rage for iPad Kill Scientists in Angry Birds style with gory graphics

Rodent Rage

Rodent Rage Rating: Rodent Rage is the first from TouchTilt Games for the iPad to hit Apple’s App Store. The game puts you in the role of a laboratory rat who is raging against the machine and fighting back against the many scientists who have been performing experiments on you. Luckily your rat has been equipped with a rocket launcher to … Read More

Life Tracker HD for iPad A great looking app with little substance

LifeTracker HD

Life Tracker HD Rating: Life Tracker HD is a beautiful application for you to track the milestones in your life and your future goals. Included in this is the ability to predict your life expectancy which while nice for me, apparently I have another 40+ years to live, I’m not sure how an octogenarian would feel if they were to try … Read More

Next Apple iPad to have 7-inch Retina Display, 128GB storage [Rumor]

AppleInsider are reporting that component suppliers in Taiwan have leaked details to one Wall Street analyst about an upcoming Apple iPad model. The suppliers have indicated that that next-gen iPad could feature 7-inch Retina Display, camera, 128GB capacity, and a “micro or mini USB” port. Would Apple have two ports on a mobile device? Doubtful. Would they get rid of … Read More

Apple iPad Fastest Adopted New Device Ever

This is a contrasting news to that of Android’s growing market share in the US. Apple’s iPad appears to be the fastest adopted consumer electronic device of recent history. AppleInsider report that it has exceeded sales of the iPhone and even the original DVD player. Of course the global market is much bigger now than it was then but, this … Read More