Fans of jailbreaking have long known that Sundays are traditionally reserved for major iPhone jailbreaks. Following yesterday’s tweet by a team member MuscleNerd, Dev-team released a set of updated tools for an untethered jailbreak of iOS devices. The news comes a week following the release of tethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak via Pwnage Tool. Here’s what you need to know [...]
Apple has just released a TV advertisement for the new iPad 2. The new advertisement is certainly dramatic and pushes Apple’s concept of the iPad truly being a personal device. Our eyes are watering.
Today is April Fool’s day, folks. You’ve probably noticed a bunch of prank posts in your morning news flow, but this one’s not a joke. For those unfamiliar with it, Apple Computer, Inc. was launched on April 1, 1976. That makes the company 35 years old. Apple is now a global consumer electronics powerhouse that [...]
When Apple unveiled iPad 2, they also advertised a new video converter designed to mirror whatever is displayed on the tablet’s screen to an external HDMI display by upscaling content to full HD 1080p resolution. It works seamlessly with any third-party application unlike before when only a handful of apps on the App Store were [...]
Remember when we discovered that the iPad 2 glass was about 27% thinner than iPad 1? The natural assumption was that the iPad 2 would be weaker than iPad 1 when it came to its glass front end. The iPhone repair experts at iFixyouri wanted to test that theory… It turns out that the iPad [...]
Watching this clip of then two-year old Bridger working an iPad effortlessly as if it was second nature to him gave me a pause. His dad Mike says that “his speech, understanding, word recognition, and even hand eye coordination have improved within just a short while.” Bridger often cracks a smile, his eyes lighting up [...]
You can’t always be there at bedtime to read your kids their evening stories. However, Nursery Rhymes with StoryTime let’s you read them their favorite stories remotely using an iPhone. While it doesn’t replace being there, it is a nice stopgap and a great idea. The artwork on these stories is top notch. I see this [...]
‘Not A Good Party Unless You Run Out Of Beer,’ says the TWC. They deny it is the programmers who have pulled their content even though some are reportedly upset. It appears that it actually isn’t the streaming load that is buckling the servers, but the authentication servers according to a blog post by Time Warner [...]
Mac database application Bento has been updated with several noteworthy features and made its Mac App Store debut. Additionally, companion iPhone and iPad apps, each costing five bucks, have been enhanced with support for Bento 4 for Mac and the ability to record voice memos and sync iCal tasks. Mac folks who own a previous [...]
As you know, Apple has finally brought wireless tethering functionality with iOS 4.3. Called Personal Hotspot, it allows you to share your iPhone’s 3G cellular data connection with other devices over its WiFi connection. It’s one less reason to fork an additional $130 for a 3G iPad even though some people are willing to pay [...]
Says he’s addicted to “the damn thing.”
The folks at Blendtec, the blender maker that has blended every tech product you have ever heard of, are back at it again and this time have blended the new iPad 2. So will it blend? Watch above to find out.
Probably good to note here that FaceTime, unless jailbroken, is still a Wifi-only affair…which is probably a good thing. Related articles iPad 2?s FaceTime app leaked? (video) (9to5mac.com) iPad FaceTime now possible with hack (9to5mac.com) WSJ on iPad 2: FaceTime, thinner, lighter, faster, 1024 x 768 display (9to5mac.com) iPad 2 review roundup, notes of interest [...]
iFixit does a roundup of the iPad 2 teardown with their Teardown Highlights. Most notable in their summary, the iPad 2?s glass is significantly thinner than the previous iPad. Obviously that helps for weight loss but it also could theoretically make it more fragile. We noted the weigh loss in our LCD screen preview a few [...]
College student Amanda Foote has been camping out in front of Apple’s famous 5th Avenue retail store in New York City since Wednesday night, but she wasn’t in line to get her hands on an iPad 2. She was waiting to sell the first spot on line to the highest bidder. She was able to [...]
The popular Flight Control HD application for iPad is now only $0.99 from $4.99 – today only. We assume the sale is in celebration of the iPad 2 launch tomorrow and we highly recommend Flight Control HD if you’re into fun and challenging games.
Even though the original iPad is able to run the latest version of iMovie for iOS, Apple has decided to not allow original iPad users to install iMovie directly through the App Store. This decision has to do with the original iPad’s lack of cameras, slower processor, and less RAM. Original iPad users who want [...]
iPad 2 comes out in 2 days (March 11th) and you know what that means… reviews! Here’s a roundup and some notes of interest. Joshua Topolsky for Engadget: -Unbelievably thin Pictures don’t quite do the iPad 2 justice — it feels really, really great in your hands. Not only does the construction give it a [...]
Parallels did this a few months ago, so it is nothing terribly groundbreaking, but today, VMWare 3 allows you to run remote Windows, Linux, (OSX Server!) images remotely from your iPad with ‘VMWare Viewer’. VMWare is a much more popular virtualization solution in big business so this may have a lot more people moving off [...]
There are some funny bits in these… And one from Conan last night, below: