TUAW is reporting that Apple will begin the pre-order of the iPad tomorrow, at 5:30am PST. They contacted a rep at Apple, who confirmed, the March 12th pre-order date and time. Get your refresh buttons ready!
Opera have release the latest beta of Opera Mini 5. It is now available for Android devices. To try Opera Mini 5 beta 2 visit the address m.opera.com/next, using your phone’s default Web browser, or download it to your computer. It is completely free.
A new hardware solution for the tethered jailbreak has been announced over at www.myboyfriendisageek.com. It is called the "iDongle" and it is a small device that plugs into the 30 pin dock connector of your iPhone or iPod Touch. It solves the need to get home to your computer to re-jailbreak, if your device crashes or reboot on the go.
Another batch of iPhone apps are, apparently, about to get the axe. Reports are popping up around the net, that "cookie cutter" type apps are starting to be pulled from the App Store. This would include RSS apps, and photo gallery type apps. Any app that just packages an online service, and doesn't offer any other functionality.
Developer Hooked In Motion has recently released version 2.0 of "iCollect Movies" for iPhone and iPod touch. This app allows you to scan the barcode of your movies with your iPhone's camera. It then queries it's database and automatically adds the title to a easy to read catalog, including information like genre, rating, run time, and much more.