Many [More] Suicide attempts at Foxconn Today

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This is not the normal kind of story we cover. But we think it is appropriate that we pause to spare a thought for the traumatic time that Chinese tech workers are going through at the moment. Today it seems that several workers at the Foxconn factory in China, where devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are … Read More

Apple iPad production could push 2.5M devices per month

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It seems like months ago that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported that it had sold 1 Million iPads. Actually it’s a scant few weeks. Since then stories speculating on the amount of iPads available for sale have been common place on the web. US stores have run out of stock at various points. Launches in other territories have been delayed. And pundits have cited … Read More

Pebble Jump HD for iPad. Solitaire Puzzle Game to keep the Brain Active

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Pebble Jump HD Rating: Pebble Jump HD for iPad is a solitaire style puzzle game where the object of the game is to not only clear the table of pebbles but ensure that the last pebble finishes up on a given spot. The premise is simple enough as is the implementation. The large pebble board is clear and looks good … Read More

Roswell Fighter HD iPad Game Review. Still Looking Great in it’s HD Glory

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Roswell Fighter HD Rating: When Roswell Fighter was released for the iPhone/iPod touch in November 2009 we reviewed it and commented that it had great atmosphere, simple controls and was full of adrenalin pumping fun, the only down side was it’s short number of levels and the fact that there was no online leader boards. Both those features were addressed … Read More

Apple’s iBookstore Ready for International Launch

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In a perfect world, well Apple’s version of a perfect world, there would be no iPads outside of the US at the moment. But there are! In a few of the countries that the iPad will officially be launched the iBookstore app is starting to show up some locally available content. So we can see Apple starting to breath life … Read More

Apple iPad Sold out in the US again

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A little over 24 hours ago we reported on the frustrating news that Apple (AAPL) seemed to be stashing iPad for in-store sales at its UK launch on the 28th of May. The knock on effect of that being that UK customers who had ordered online in the last week or so would have to wait until the 7th of … Read More

Apple’s iPad App Store Now Live Internationally

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The strong demand in US for Apple’s iPad might have delayed its launch internationally but that sure didn’t keep hardcore Apple fans from buying one of the hottest selling devices. A recent report published on MacRumors quoted results reported by Yahoo! which highlighted some interesting information about iPad users. During the measurement period, the iPad has only been available for purchase in the U.S. market; … Read More

iPad to hit UK Apple stores before pre-order customers get theirs?

A worrying story is coming out of the UK today. One that might have a few loyal Apple customers upset! We reported around a week ago that any pre-orders for iPads made after the 13th of May would not ship to customers until the 7th of June. This is still the case as far as we know. However, the iPad launch … Read More

Apple iPad is a serious rival for netbook sales

ABI Research has spent some time looking at how the netbook market is evolving, and the effect that the iPad has had when put into the mix. It seems fairly obvious to most that the iPad, even though it’s a new and different kind of product, has carved itself a niche that will reduce the current market share taken by … Read More

Video for iPad Shows Significant Growth

Since the introduction of Apple’s iPad, there has been a growing sense of change on the Internet. Web sites, corporations, and users have been migrating away from the constraints of non-standards based technologies like Flash. While the perception of growth and change has been there in the public consciousness, there really hasn’t been any quantification of it. Numbers released by … Read More

Apple Rejects iPhone Wi-Fi Sync App

We reported last month about Greg Hughes’ iPhone WiFi app which allows you to sync wirelessly with iTunes much the same way as you do normally over USB. At the time, with the scant details available about the app, and Greg’s assertion that he was not “break[ing] any rules” we were positive, overall, about its prospects at getting approved by … Read More

Apple Incorporating Facebook into iPhone OS 4?

Rumors are surfacing again that Apple (AAPL) are working with Facebook to integrate some of the social network’s functionality directly into iPhone OS 4. Business Insider are reporting that this will be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote on June 7, 2010. The least we will see, apparently, is the ability to pull Facebook contacts into your iPhone, … Read More

Apple Posts New iPad TV ad: ‘What is iPad?’

Apple posted a new iPad TV ad called ‘What is iPad?’ The concept of the ad is quite similar to Apple’s Newton ad. What is iPad? iPad is thin. iPad is beautiful. iPad goes anywhere and lasts all day. There is no right way or wrong way. It’s crazy powerful. It’s magical. You already know how to use it. It’s … Read More