Some second hand sources have informed TechCrunch that Apple is already working on a OS X based tablet which is scheduled to hit the stores later this year. This tablet in question will be powered by Intel processor, unlike iPad which runs on Apple’s A4 processor.
Mobience of Korea has announced a new portable physical keyboard named “smallQWERTY” for almost all kinds of touchscreen devices like tablets PCs, iPhone and iPads. The company thinks that soon when every other device will transform into a touchscreen as a standard for input mechanism, there maybe a revolt and folks would like a change. According to the company officials, their “smallQWERTY” physical keyboard solution will then come to the rescue.
The birth of iPad on January 27 has created waves all over the tech. world. In a sudden and surprise move, noticed Friday evening by many bloggers, books from Macmillan, one of the largest publishers in the United States, have been removed from Amazon.com. The disappearance came in the wake of a dispute between Amazon.com and different book publishers that have been brewing between them for the last year or so. Macmillan, like other publishers, demanded Amazon to raise the price of electronic books from $9.99 to $15. Amazon expressed its strong disagreement reacted by temporarily removing Macmillan books. If this doesn't signal the upcoming eBooks/price war between Apple and Amazon? then I wonder what will.
Sources close to ModMyI have confirmed that the newly announced iPad will be soon available for Pre-Order. This news bit comes from a close contact of the mentioned source, who seems to be working at either Apple, or a partner store gearing up for the launch of one of the most hyped product from Apple in the recent times.
Apple iPad was unveiled by Steve Jobs yesterday in a mega event held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. In a nutshell, the iPad is a larger iPod touch with an additional iBooks Store and iWorks suite of apps. With iBooks, Apple is surely taking Amazon’s Kindle head-on with their own offering – the iPad, which besides reading, can do things like playing games, access social networks, display photos, videos, web browsing and a hell alot more.
Apple has announced the availability of iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta for developers to make sure their apps are ready for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch when the iPad is released in exactly two months from now. Members enrolled in the iPhone Developer Standard or Enterprise Program can access the development bits for iPhone OS 3.2 Beta for iPad by signing into Apple Developer Connection.
As you might have already know by now that Steve Jobs today took the stage at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco where he unveiled a new product called iPad. For those of you who don't know, iPad is an all new tablet/slate like device that will run all of your existing iPhone Apps and Games on a a 9.7 inches IPS capacitive multitouch display. It is powered by 1Ghz processor and comes in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB flash sizes.
For last few months, there were lot of speculations about the Apple’s upcoming tablet device. Lots of controversies in the meanwhile developed with respect to its features and more so to its naming. Many websites dropped several hints on web regarding its features whereas lot was discussed to find out what concepts Steve had at the back of his mind while going for this new device category.
As was predicted, CEO of McGraw-Hill has confirmed in an interview to CNBC today that Apple is going to announce their Tablet on 27th and it will run on iPhone OS. Terry McGraw, who is the CEO of the famous publishing company further went on to confirm that they “have worked with Apple for quite a while” and that it will be based on the “iPhone operating system”.
We have been extensively covering Apple’s upcoming event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission Street, in San Francisco, where they are all set to unveil a “major” product (most probably the iSlate/iPad/iTablet) on January 27th. With now less than 24 hours to go, The Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco is getting ready to discover Apple’s “latest creation”.