Amazon yesterday introduced the World to what is probably the most likely “iPad Killer” on the market to date. The Kindle Fire priced at just $199 is nearly three time cheaper than the most popular iPad 2. Check out the Fire trailer and its introduction from Amazon’s Press Conference.
A new research note from Jefferies & Co. analyst Peter Misek suggests that the iPad 3 is ahead of schedule, and will be released sooner than expected in January 2012.
We review Discovery’s Ultimate Sharks for iPad, an exceptionally well-made interactive resource on ten well-known sharks, and grant it a rating of five stars.
It is rumored that demand for the iPad 2 has hit the preverbal ceiling and sales are beginning to streamline and reduce. Bloomberg reported that Apple has cut forth-quarter iPad 2 orders to 13 million instead of 17 million – a reduction of 25%.
Cable giant Comcast is working to bring a live TV streaming solution to the iPad, competing with CableVision and Time Warner, both of which already have such solutions. The streaming solution was announced earlier this year, but the first details have just begun to surface.
Another World, a classic game from 1991 that enjoyed a massive following, has been remade from the ground up as a universal app in a special twentieth anniversary addition for the iPhone, iPod touch & iPad.
Hidden source code found within the latest version of Xcode contains support for Marvell’s quad-core Armada XP ARM processor, leading to speculation that Apple may abandon its custom systems-on-a-chip and use Marvell’s chip for future iPhones & iPads.
I don’t know about you, but I love the idea of time travel, and the Back to the Future trilogy of movies has always been among my favorites. If you feel the same way, you’re in luck, as all 5 of TellTale’s great Back to the Future iPad games are now on sale for just $2.99 each!
Research firm Gartner refreshed its tablet market estimates today, noting a significantly lack of momentum from competing products. The report also suggests that the iPad, due to its lack of competition and focus on the user experience, is poised to enjoy a free run during the holiday shopping season.
Electronic vending machines selling any number of items are a common sight at airports, travel destinations, and some universities, but the Consumerist spotted an iPad vending machine in a place you might not expect: The men’s department at Macy’s.
I’ve seen a lot in interesting iDevice cases and accessories over my years as an Apple customer, but Crunchy Logistics’ PadZilla has to be one of the most unique – and one of the largest!
Apple recently teamed up with Teach For America, a volunteer humanitarian service program that targets college students to volunteer two years teaching low-income youth, to distribute several thousand first-gen iPads to school teachers in low-income areas.
LEGO blocks and robots have always been traditional play things of the technically inclined. The developers at Pheromone Lab, however, have taken things to a whole new level by using a LEGO Mindstorms robot to stress test a client’s iPad app!
Logitech just released their new Harmony Link, an adapter that uses WiFi to turn the iPad into the ultimate universal remote control. The small puck-sized hub communicates with the iPad through WiFi and sends out infrared signals to your entertainment devices.
Have you ever wandered around the Apple Store (just for fun, of course), only to be constantly impressed by the clear plastic displays turn displayed iPad 2s into digital signage? Me neither. But just in case, now you can buy one of your very own!
Apple has now confirmed that they will sell 3G-equipped iPad 2 tablets in the Chinese consumer market on Wednesday. The device was previously unavailable to purchase from China Apple Stores, presumably due to political issues.