This isn’t exactly magical news for Harry Potter fans, but it is pretty good. The first ever eBook collection of the books is available in ePub format, meaning it will work on both iPad and Mac and will not be restricted to the Kindle.
There were a couple of interesting reports this morning, as AnandTech reported they got an amazing 25.3 hours of LTE hotspotting out of a new iPad, and PCWorld reported that the new iPad runs only slightly hotter than some Android Tablets.
It’s getting tougher and costlier to smuggle Apple devices into China. The Chinese customs authority has told some U.S.-based shipping agents not to accept orders of iPads, and warned travelers to declare their gadgets at the border and pay a 10 percent import duty on electronics.
The iPad has been called many things. Steve Jobs himself even called the device “magical” when he originally introduced it on stage. And now two Swedish magicians prove that the iPad really is magical in an incredible display of illusion.
In its continuing desperate attempt to gain eyeballs for it’s magazine and website, Consumer Reports comes out with another report on another non-issue with a new Apple product. This time its the new iPad, which apparently gets warm when it’s plugged in and being used to play a game! GASP!
An industry veteran, currently working with one of Apple’s rivals, has claimed that the iPad would have cost $5,000 to make were it not for Tim Cook’s logistical brilliance.
9to5Mac noted that Apple updated it’s Movie Trailers App for iOS yesterday to take advantage of the amazing Retina Graphics display on the new iPad. The change brings a noticeable improvement to the videos, bringing them up to the higher 1080p quality.
DisplayMate Technologies Corporation president Ray Soneira has examined the technology behind the new iPad’s amazing Retina Display and has come up with a simple conclusion: The new iPad should run warmer than the previous model.
The Chinese are experts at creating fakes of anything. Coach bags, Gucci sweaters, iPhones, iPads, the list goes on and on. The last few years have even seen ersatz Apple Stores pop-up in China. Now, they’re even opening up fake Android stores. To sell real iPhones and iPads!
Computer chips usually tend to grow smaller with time, but with the A5X, the processor in the new iPad, Apple has gone in a different direction. It’s actually larger than its predecessors.
Along with the new iPad, Apple also unveiled iPhoto for iOS. It looked awesome in the keynote, so I decided to give it a hands on test.
Both the AT&T and Verizon versions of the new iPad claim fast 4G data speeds. How does that translate to real-world usage? Dong Ngo of CNET did some tests around the San Francisco area to see what you can expect from the new 4G capable iPads.
With the launch of the new iPad, sales of Apple’s tablet are ramping at an accelerated rate of 156% year over year. This puts them in a posiiton to become “measurably larger” than the PC market as a whole.
The biggest feature of the new iPad is the retina display. Without it our text wouldn’t be as crisp and our games wouldn’t look as good. But can you really tell the difference?
My previous experience of detective games had been poor to say the least. So when I saw Mysteryville 2 HD, the sequel to Mysteryville and exclusively for the iPad, I was keen to do some investigating of my own.
Taking a look at the new iPad that was just released yesterday and the year-old iPad 2. Can you tell the difference?