Weekly news roundup on all things “Touch”

Apple shares are still rising, iPads are selling like hot cakes “virtually”, as well as receiving last minute design changes. Microsoft, Palm and Android are playing catch-up in the mobile space at GDC, and in sales figures. Some with more success than others…. Oh, and eBooks, or iBooks?, may be in a format you recognise and can be read aloud, … Read More

B&N eReader for iPad Coming Soon

Apple is taking the e-book business very seriously and the iPad will certainly prove to be a serious threat to Kindle from Amazon. By developing eReaders major publishers want to make sure that people always have access to their favourite books in digital format. Today Barnes & Noble updated their blog with some information about their upcoming iPad app. The … Read More

Apple Removes Camera Option in iPhone (iPad) OS 3.2 SDK beta 4 [Images]

Almost every soon to be released Apple product goes through a lot of speculation before it is officially available. The iPad has undoubtedly become one of the most discussed topics in the blog-o-sphere and there has been speculation regarding its hardware and software since the time it was first announced by Steve Jobs. The first rumor which became very popular … Read More

Unity releases Unity Engine 3.0 which adds support for the iPad

Unity Technologies has announced that it’s released a new version of the Unity Engine (version 3.0) which adds in support for the iPad, Android and PlayStation 3, giving it the “broadest support on the market,” according to a statement. Unity already had support for iPhone and iPod Touch, so this is a welcome but not unexpected move from them. With … Read More

Touch Reviews on iPad

With less than 27 days left for the iPad to be made available in the US Apple stores, we couldn’t resist testing how ‘Touch Reviews’ would look like on the iPad. We’ve managed to get some screenhsots of our blog on the iPad simulator! The large display allows you to view more content above the fold.

iPad WiFi US Launch April 3, Pre-Order from Apple Online Store Starting March 12

Apple WiFi iPad available for pre-order on March 12th. In store pickup on April 3rd. US Only initially. Since the day Steve Jobs appeared on stage for the Apple Special Event 2010 to announce the iPad there has been a lot of buzz about it’s availability. Many rumor blogs suggested that there might be minor delays in production and that could possibly … Read More

Help Zombie Fairy Defeat Monsters In Bella Boo for iPhone

Bella Boo Rating: It’s amazing that with the number of games in the app store that developers can continue to come up with new ideas, but while they do I’ll be more than happy to review them for you and this time it’s Bella Boo by Half Fast Games. Bella Boo is a Zombie Fairy and it’s your task to … Read More

ArtStudio for iPhone Is Creative Fun

ArtStudio Rating: If you watched the iPad keynote last month you know one of the application demoed for the new platform was called Brushes. Brushes allows the user to make artistic creations using their fingers instead of a mouse as they might do on a personal computer. Although Brushes for the iPad is still at least another month away, there … Read More

iPad Will Change Mobile Advertising As Well?

The phrase game changer has been used a lot during the month of the iPad’s public existence. In some cases it’s been overused but in others it’s the perfect expression of how different the iPad is and will become. The world has seen and used tablet computers before but you get a sense looking at the product that it is … Read More

The iPad Gold Rush | Development On Rise

New products always elicit excitement and aggregate buzz around them. The iPad has been a perfect example of this truth. We’ve documented the build up to, and aftermath of, the iPad announcement in many articles. Now new information has come out providing further empirical evidence of the excitement the iPad has caused. Flurry is a San Francisco-based analytics company that … Read More

iPad Pressure Already Being Felt?

Much has been made about Apple’s lack of Flash support on their portable devices. A few articles here have already discussed it and the likely repercussions. News out of the tech world today seems to indicate the pressure and promise of the iPad is forcing some major web sites to rethink their strategy and make their content available to non-Flash … Read More

iPad Gaming, What Does the Future Hold?

One of the first things things that was shown off during the razzle and dazzle of the Apple iPad launch (all you need to know) were the games. Many of the successful developers of the the App Store were there showing off how their games looked and played on the iPhone’s big brother. The fact that the iPad will be … Read More

Will Google Tablet and JooJoo Be Contenders To The iPad?

iPad Contenders or Pretenders? It’s been barely a month since the iPad launch that created a whole new personal computing niche. As the dust settles, the first serious contenders are starting to step forward and test the waters. While many tablet computing systems have emerged over the past year, a great many of them during CES, there are really only … Read More