Weekly news roundup on all things ‘iPad and Apple’

iPhone hacked, iPad hacked (potentially). Media jump on the iPad bandwagon, as well as the eBook train. Apple stake their claim in mobile gaming. AdMob hint that the tide is turning towards the Android platform, and Nintendo seem to start to react to the shifting sands of the entertainment sector with 3D handhelds!! First details of iPad apps and iPad … 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

Upcoming iPad App: Instapaper Pro

Instapaper Pro will be coming to the iPad and hopefully it will be coming on launch day. MarcoArment [marco.org] the developer talks on his InstapaperBlog [blog.instapaper.com] that the app he releases will be universal for both the iPhone and the iPad. There will therefore be no need to download a different app for each device once you download Instapaper Pro it is … 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

Free ebooks from Project Gutenberg will work on the iPad

TheiPhoneBlog and 9to5mac reported today that the thousand of free books already available from Project Gutenberg should be able to work on the iPad. The ebooks from Project Gutenberg are DRM (digital rights management) –free so will therefore work on the iPad and any other device for that matter. At the moment Apple are using the ePub fomat for their … Read More

Weekly news roundup on all things “Touch” | 03/20/2010

iPad Developers have one week to get their app into Apple for a chance at making the iPad App Store Grand Opening. Apple plans to sell around 13 million iPads in the next few years. “Elite” iPad Devs get iPads to test on. HTC hits back at Apple’s lawsuit against them, while more lines are drawn in the virtual sand … Read More

What’s Next for Apple?

Guessing what Apple will do next has been a cottage industry for the mainstream media and tech punditry since the introduction of the original iPod started its reputation for radical, game-changing moves. One need only look back on the media frenzy in the six months leading up to the introduction of the iPad to understand how much predicting Apple’s strategy … Read More

Apple gives select developers early access to iPads [Rumor]

Businessweek is reporting a rather bizarre rumour that “elite developers” have been given early access to iPad hardware for testing and development of Apps prior to the official debut of the device. Colour me officially jealous! The conditions for these loans is straight out of Mission Impossible: Would-be testers of the tablet-style computer, due to be released Apr. 3, must … Read More

Apple’s Infrastructure Ramps Up for Mobile Computing

It’s interesting to watch the subtle background changes happening in the Appleverse as April 3rd gets closer. The fact that Apple is not only rolling out new hardware but also the supporting elements indicates their drive and determination to not only make the iPad a success but to drive their dominance in the mobile space. The latest such instance comes … Read More

Steve Jobs Presentation Skills Lead To Strong Presales for iPad

iPad Presales Strong Now that the dust has settled on the beginning of the iPad presales period, some interesting facts have started to come out about the initial draw of the device. Regardless of your opinion of the iPad and its future success as a consumer device, you have to admit that the numbers that have come to light are … Read More