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We've had the opportunity to review a few tablet / netbook combinations here at HotHardware (the Eee PC T91 from Asus immediately comes to mind), but in the 10+ years of covering computing technology, there has yet to be a tablet as polarizing, alluring, and promising as iPad. And after all of these years, who would've thought that it would... Read more...
The TSA takes a lot of heat, some of the fair, some of it not so fair. But one thing that has been a great improvement over the years is the organization's openness and willingness to communicate with passengers. The TSA Blog is a great place to hear more on decisions being made that will affect your airport travels... Read more...
We've had the opportunity to review a few tablet / netbook combinations here at HotHardware (the Eee PC T91 from Asus immediately comes to mind), but in the 10+ years of covering computing technology, there has yet to be a tablet as polarizing, alluring, and promising as iPad. And after all of these years, who would've... Read more...
The iPad is certainly the hottest device to physically ship in 2010 so far, and of course, it has people asking lots of questions. Lots and lots of questions. But one question that doesn't get asked much by the average consumer is how much it costs Apple to build an iPad, but that's why iSuppli is around. This research company is famous for... Read more...
EA Mobile is bringing five of its best-selling titles to the Apple iPad. The new games that are designed specifically for the iPad include SCRABBLE, Tetris, Need for Speed SHIFT, Mirror’s Edge, and Command & Conquer Red Alert. In addition to these titles designed specifically for the iPad, users can also access more than 40 EA titles already... Read more...
SugarSync announced a new version of its SugarSync file synchronization software that is designed for the Apple iPad. This iPad app provides instant remote access to all of your data including photos, music, and other files. All files are backed up to the SugarSync cloud and instantly available from any SugarSync app—whether that be on your... Read more...
Amazon is doing what it can to ensure it doesn't lose any sales to the Apple iPad. In its latest move, the company has announced its Kindle App for iPad is now available in the App Store. With the app, iPad users will be able to select from over 450,000 books from the Kindle Store. The app also features Amazon Whispersync technology which... Read more...
Well now, this is strange! Just a few short days after Apple launched their very first tablet, word is trickling out that iPhone OS 4.0 (the next major iteration in the software platform) will be revealed to the public on April 8th. That's Thursday. This Thursday. What's odd about this announcement is just how close... Read more...
Wow Apple, you've done it again. And by that, we mean "sold an awful lot of things to an awful lot of people." Even with launching during a holiday weekend, Apple somehow managed to sell over 300,000 iPads on the first day in the United States. That's a lot of devices, and even the original iPhone didn't have as many... Read more...
If you look at what's happening in the software development world, it's pretty remarkable to see how the iPad has shuffled things up. With any new platform, some tweaks are made, but few happen this fast. There were only a few months between the debut of the iPad and the launch of it, yet many developers have already... Read more...
Oh my! Could it be? Is it a dream? Is it still April 1st? The video shown here, just a day after Apple's iPad went on sale to throngs of consumers around the U.S., clearly shows a copy of Windows 7 running on a machine that was designed to run only on iPhone OS. Is it a fake? Amazingly it's not, but it's probably not the hack you were hoping... Read more...
Disney is jumping on the iPad bandwagon with a slew of new apps and content. First up is the ABC Player app which lets you watch your favorite ABC shows over a Wi-Fi connection or purchase episodes through iTunes. Next up are two new interactive Toy Story read-along apps as well as a custom version of Disney.com. The new Marvel Comics App... Read more...
Much like Google, Netflix is taking over the world. In fact, we'll go ahead and surmise that Google will buy Netflix within the next year. Now that our wild (and not serious) prediction is out there, there actually is some news on the Netflix front. First off, the company's "Watch Instantly" streaming service will be... Read more...
Interest in the iPad is running high on launch day—just in time for photos of a 'naked' iPad to pop up on the FCC's website. The images detail what's underneath the hood of Apple's new tablet and while some of the text was originally grayed out, there are ways to access the original image beneath. The iPad has taken some heat from critics... Read more...
With the iPad launch getting closer and closer, Sprint wants to remind you that its Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot will be the perfect accessory for Apple's latest device. According to the wireless carrier, the Overdrive 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot will give you speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G. In addition, the Overdrive can connect... Read more...
You didn't really think the iPad was going to flop, did you? If early reviews are any indication, Apple is getting off to a great start, a notion echoed by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. According to Munster, Apple will likely sell between 200,000 and 300,000 iPads this weekend, which is roughly on par with the original iPhone, which... Read more...
The price of electronic books is going up. Just days before Apple releases its iPad, Amazon.com gave two major publishers permission to raise the price of their eBooks for Kindle readers. The agreements with Simon & Schuster and Harper-Collins give the publishers the ability to break from Amazon's policy of holding new titles to a price... Read more...
If there was any question on just how popular the tablet PC world would become this year, take a look at the hype surrounding the iPad launch. And then take a look at Asus, who firmly believes they can challenge Apple in this arena. It makes sense when you think that it's Apple who is entering PC territory here, and just as Asus toppled the... Read more...
The iPad goes on sale this weekend. If you're getting anxious to see what an iBook or YouTube video will look like on the device, check out Apple's guided tour page. Here, you'll find a number of videos that provide a walkthrough of the various features of the device. Apple has created guided tours for the following applications: Safari, Mail,... Read more...
Apple is all about updating its software this week. Not long after issuing a fairly massive upgrade to OS X that included 69 security patches, the Cupertino company has updated its iTunes software to version 9.1.According to Apple, iTunes 9.1 comes with several new features and improvements, including:Sync with iPad to enjoy your favorite... Read more...
Members of Apple's iPhone Developer Program now have access to the iPhone OS SDK 3.2 GM (Golden Master). Considering this is the first version of the operating system to support the iPad, this is a big deal. It's also perfect timing, since the first round of iPads hits store shelves this weekend. Before this update became available, developers... Read more...
If you were hoping to get a brand new iPad shipped directly to your house by the store launch date of April 3 and haven't already placed a preorder, you're too late. Recently, Apple announced that customers who placed preorders after March 27 will have to wait until April 12 for their iPad to ship. Apple began taking preorders for the iPad... Read more...
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