Charge your iPad from any USB port for $5

iPad adapter USB port

OK, put this firmly in the column for things that are so simple I’m annoyed I didn’t think of it myself! You own an iPad right? You like to keep it charged, yeah? OK, then no doubt you’ve come across the iPad’s main irritation – it doesn’t charge from most USB ports due to needing a 10w power source. Yes some … Read More

Apple Setting Up Newspaper and Magazine Subscriptions for iPad?

Something that a lot of the media outlets (both all digital outfits and converted to digital from more traditional print media) have wanted from Apple and the iPad is the ability to create a subscription type model for their publications. Indeed this is something that Rupert Murdoch, a recent convert to the “Church of Jobs”, is spending serious time sucking … Read More

AirPrint Wireless Printing for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch Coming Soon

We just reported that Apple has seeded iOS 4.2 beta 1 for iPad to developers and now they have posted a press release which provides details about AirPrint wireless printing for all iOS devices. AirPrint will will not require any set up or configuration and will work with HP ePrint printer shared on Mac or PC. Full Press Release CUPERTINO, … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Expands iPad Production Again! New iPad Soon?

DigiTimes, the source of all good Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) production gossip in Asia apparently, is reporting that a Taiwan based company will also begin shipping 9.7-inch touch screens for the iPad within the next month. This will add a 1 million unit per month supply capability to Apple’s production lines. Apple have been dogged with supply problems since the iPad’s launch. Only … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Beta 1 for iPad

iPad 4.2 Beta 1

Apple has just released the first beta of iOS 4.2 for the iPad. The beta is now available for developers to download. During Apple’s special music event Steve Jobs gave us sneak peek into the new features of iOS 4.2 which will be all about iPad. iOS 4.2 will bring multitasking, folders, HDR photos, Game Center, wireless printing, AirPlay and much more to the iPad. … Read More

Apple To Launch iPad in China on Sept. 17th. Thailand’s AIS gets iPhone 4

Apple underlined the importance it sees in the Chinese market today by announcing that it is launching the iPad on Friday, this week. According to their announcement the WiFi only version is the only model they plan to sell. The 16, 32 and 64GB models will retail at CNY3988, CNY4788 and CNY5588 respectively. Making the prices comparable to most other … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Set For High Future Earnings as iPad Devours Notebook Market

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

Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad

Splashtop Remote Desktop

Splashtop Remote Desktop Rating: If you are a Mac user (and have more than one computer) you will undoubtedly be familiar with Screen Sharing between machines. In a nutshell that is what Splashtop Remote Desktop does. Except in this case it is for connecting your PC to your iPad so you can use your iPad as a remote viewer and controller … Read More

iOS 4.2 Announced as One OS to Rule them All!

airplay iPad

Apple gave a sneak peek yesterday into the future plans for iOS 4 going beyond the iOS4.1 revision which is going to be available for all iOS users next week. The most notable thing about iOS 4.2 is that it brings the long expected unification of iPhone OS 3.2 (the iPad’s current OS version), and the current core iOS 4.x … Read More

Apple (AAPL) iPad Shipping Within 24 Hours

iPad Shipping

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

iPad Clamshell Case Could be NetBook Killer

clamshell iPad 3

When the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad was first launched there were some pretty ugly attempts by third party accessory suppliers to make cases which turned Apple’s tablet into something resembling a traditional computer. None really caught our imagination. Apple Insider are reporting an FCC filing for a Clamshell style case which is really rather nifty. Leather bound, with a magnetic clasp, and … Read More