Have you ever wondered just what it is that puts the iPad so far ahead of its competition? iSupply decided to investigate and analyze 10 of the top tablets on the market to find out. The results? Apple’s control over both the hardware and software, which grant Apple remarkable “design efficiencies” that the competition simply cannot match.
While rumors have been surfacing about a possible “iPad 2 HD” or “iPad 2 Pro” with a Retina display, manufacturers of these panels tell a different story. According to DigiTimes, manufacturers are struggling with Apple’s demand, and 10.1-inch Retina displays likely won’t be arriving soon.
Earlier today Time Inc. published a new press release announcing that they’ll be publishing all 21 of their popular magazines (including Sports Illustrated, Time, Fortune, and others) in Tablet-ready formats for both the iPhone and Android tablets.
This awesome new case from Lootiful will give your iPad 2 that retro look by masking it as a first-generation Nintendo Game Boy! Although not yet available, this iPad case is expected to arrive sometime soon – unless Nintendo pulls the plug!
What the hell, Sony? Maybe instead of hiring Tim Burton to direct ridiculous adverts, you should promote the features of your tablets? Apparently, the “advert” is for Sony’s S1 and S2 tablets. And I’m telling you now, if I buy one of these things and if it can’t do everything that’s featured in the above video, I will be slightly angry.
Within a week all Twitter iPad users should be seeing the below revamped interface when they browse the mobile version of Twitter in their browser. The HTML5 web app is a gigantic improvement on the current design and brings with it a near identical copy of the Twitter iPad app.
Users of both an iPhone and an iPad have often noted the iPad’s lack of a native clock application like the iPhone has. eFUSION has taken notice of this fact and developed iStandard Clock for the iPad – A simple clock app designed to mimic the look, feel, and function of the native Clock.app on the iPhone.
According to Rodman & Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar, Apple will be launching an iPad Pro this quarter, which is aimed at the professional users. The updated iPad will feature a high-resolution screen, as well as high-definition front and rear cameras.
It has taken a while, but Apple has now officially fully caught up with demand for the iPad 2, and new iPad 2 purchases from the Apple Online Store are now shipping in just 24 hours! This follows last month’s news of 1-2 day iPad 2 shipping times.
After being leaked in June by a video on Skype’s YouTube page, Skype for iPad has officially launched internationally on the iTunes App Store! The highly anticipated new app allows audio & video calls & conferencing as well as text chat, all over both 3G and Wi-Fi!
Have you ever wondered what a girl would look like who had 4 iPads for a head? Sure you have. Not to worry – the folks over at Hearst have launched a new viral marketing campaign to show you exactly what that would be like.
More excellent news about the iPad’s increasingly significant role in education – a report from the Orlando Sentinel reveals that the Lake Minneloa school in Central Florida will soon be equipping their students with iPads to use at school and take home to use for homework.
Perhaps the most ridiculous and expensive custom iPad ever seen by mortal eyes, this iPad 2 was conceived in the mind of British luxury designer Stuart Hughes, and contains 12.5 cts of “flawless” diamond, 53 gemstones, and a bit of solid 24ct gold – and that’s just on the Apple logo!
As you know, the iPad is a fantastic gaming device, and is growing immensely in its popularity. A new report is now suggesting that the iPad is seriously eating into console game sales due to lower game prices, a wide selection of games, and portability.
What would you do if you had 18 iPads and way too much free time? Turn them into the world’s most expensive game of Tetris, of course! Check out this video to see it all in action!
Some users have found need to use certain USB devices or even SD cards with their iPad, but what about a serial port? Those of you serial-lovers that still have a closet full of old peripherals are in luck! This unique RS-232 iPad serial cable is just for you!