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[2 Jun 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

So you’ve just taken in a shiny new iPad. Great, but you’ll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn’t do that much.
A beautiful 9.7-inch high-resolution display makes iPad perfect for watching any kind of video: from HD movies and TV shows to podcasts and music videos.
We’ve scoured the 3,500 dedicated iPad apps to bring you what we think are the six best iPad apps available at the moment (early April) to get you started when it comes to video and movies, and …

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[18 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Multi-tasking for iPad is an application that brings multitasking to the Apple iPad for three pieces of software. The application allows Safari, Twitter and Facebook to multitask.

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[6 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Apple announced on Monday morning that it sold more than 300,000 iPads in the U.S. on the first day of sales, including “deliveries of pre-ordered iPads to customers, deliveries to channel partners and sales at Apple Retail Stores.”
Furthermore, iPad users downloaded more than one million apps from the App Store and 250,000 e-books from the iBookstore on the first day.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster estimated that 600,000-700,000 units were sold over the weekend — his estimate, however, was too optimistic. The numbers are …

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[4 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Most of the apps available in the App Store were written to be used on the 3.5-inch screens of the iPhone and iPod touch. When those apps were created, the iPad didn’t exist, so the developers didn’t know that one day they’d have to consider a 9.7-inch screen for their apps to run on.
Luckily, Apple thought of that when developing the iPad and added a feature that allows apps written for the iPhone to be resized to fit the iPad’s larger screen. Apps resized …

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[31 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

If you’re a word game fan, I have little doubt that you don’t already know about Words with Friends – Newtoy Inc’s excellent turn based Scrabble-like iPhone game that you can play with your friends at your own pace. If you are a fan of the game, here’s another reason to get an iPad.
If you happen to be located in or near Frisco, TX, Newtoy is holding a party/mixer at the Apple Store in Stonebriar Mall. They will be giving away Words with Friends …

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[22 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]

A recent study conducted by mobile research company Flurry Analytics has found that 44 percent of apps currently being tested for the Apple iPad fall into the crowded games category.

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[21 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Apple just announced to developers that it’s now accepting iPad applications. From the sound of it, applications submitted now will have a shot at being reviewed and approved before the iPad launch next month, though since most all apps developed so far have only been tested in the emulator, this is more of a “feedback” round for devs looking to be ready for the launch without actually testing their apps on hardware themselves. Apple says that “[o]nly apps submitted for the initial review …

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[19 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]

The long-promised convergence of television and the Internet is finally coming. More and more consumer electronics devices come with features like WiFi and built-in support for Internet services. Tools like Boxee (even with the Apple TV) and Windows 7 Media Center make it easier than ever to connect your computer to your TV to enjoy online content. However, controlling a computer from the keyboard, mouse and remote setup is different than controlling it from a desk. Below are the 5 best iPad …

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[14 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Barnes & Noble plans to offer its eReader application for the Apple iPad, giving users of the upcoming tablet the option of buying digital books from an online store other than Apple’s iBook store.
The B&N software is designed specifically for the iPad, set for release April 3, and will provide access to more than 1 million e-books and periodicals on the bookseller’s eBookstore, the company said in its blog.

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[6 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]

Apple Inc announced that iPad will hit stores beginning from April 3. An important part of this launch will be the availability of iBook, the first iPad app designed specifically for iPad (and a recycled Apple trademark) The free iPad application turns the iPad into an eBook reader, and comes with the built-in Apple iBookstore, which is an obvious competitor to Amazon’s Kindle Store and Barnes & Noble’s eBookstore.