The holiday season is in full swing, and Apple Retail Stores always have clever displays this time of year. This year’s display is especially interesting, and really highlights what the iPad 2 is capable of.
While the iPad 2 is impressive, there are a few things it can’t do – survive a Blend-TEC blender, leap tall buildings with a single bound, and so forth. ZooGue provides something new to add to the iPad 2 “can’t” list – withstand molten lava.
60 seconds. That’s how long it took thieves to break into the Best Buy store in San Carlos, California, grab at least 125 iPads, and get out. The loss to the store is estimated to be approximately $100,000.
Apple’s next iPad will reportedly be launched in 3-4 months. Sources claim that their manufacturing partners have already begun delivering parts to OEM contractors, while Apple has started scaling down the production of iPad 2s.
After resurrecting the tablet industry when it was released just under two years ago, the iPad continues to make waves in the mobile industry, and eating into other platforms as if they’re delicious pieces of cake.
The Apple Online Store has decreased their prices on refurbished iPad 2 models as a limited-time holiday promotion. The refurbished models are now available starting at $419, with each model discounted at least $50.
Citi analyst Richard Gartner has issued a new note to investors, claiming that Apple’s anticipated next-gen iPad will launch in February 2012, complete with a high-resolution Retina display.
Apple’s forthcoming iPad 3, widely expected to arrive earlier next year, will reportedly be slightly thicker than the current iPad 2, and will be backwards-compatible with existing Smart Covers.
In a recent note to clients, Cannacord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley claims that the iPhone’s market share is set to increase 43%, increasing from 14.3% global share to 20.3% by the end of the year.
Some simply stare at the night sky and ponder their place in the universe. Others stare at the night sky and want to know the place of other things in the universe. Starmap (iPhone), and it’s more feature rich brethren, Starmap Pro (iPhone) and Starmap HD (iPad), are for both of those types of people.
Apple has lost a lawsuit against Chinese company Proview Technology over the iPad trademark. Apple sued the company, which has owned the “iPad” trademark since 2000, after purchasing the European trademark last year.
Cox Communications now offers the free “Cox TV Connect” app to allow their subscribers to watch shows live on their iPad. Cox TV Connect allows customers with Cox TV Essential and Cox Preferred, Premier or Ultimate Internet service to watch a selection of channels live on their iPad.
German blog Macerkopf claims that Apple is testing drivers for quad-core iPhones with even higher-resolution displays (or even possibly for a 7″ iPad mini).
Amazon’s impressive $199 Kindle Fire has been fairly successful, but can it compete with the iPad? According to new research notes from two separate analysts, probably not – but both devices can still remain successful.
The iPad is certainly a popular device, and is constantly getting into new places like airplane cockpits, classrooms, and even government. And now, thanks to the iDrive, it has even found its way onto steering wheels.
The iPad and iPhone are normally seen as fairly refined technological devices, but this holiday season, toy companies are turning to Apple’s devices as a platform for their products, Associated Press reports.