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[31 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Snake Oil Seller Calls iPad Owners “Selfish Elitists” and Is Proven Clueless

Psychographic, we can read on MyType Blog, drives preferences and everyday behavior. So intellectuals love the movie Apocalypse Now, innovators like the board game Risk, and extroverts are more likely to drink at Starbucks.
Well, the psychographer on duty – you will know already – stated that iPad users are more likely to be selfish elitists.
And his numbers, wow!, are in line with results from a recent Forrester survey (he writes Forrestor, maybe on behalf of scientific accuracy).
You’ll be delighted to know that Forrester (Sarah crystal-ball Rotman Epps, to be precise; …


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[30 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Reuters pro previews Shuttle launch photos on iPad+Canon 5D MK II: no app required!

Reuters shooter Scott Audette has posted a brief story highlighting the successful use of a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and an Internet-connected Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E4 II A to cover the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis last month. The workflow included extracting pictures from afar as well as remote camera control testing using an Apple iPad.
Called Space Shuttles, 5d Mark II’s and ipads, oh my!, Audette’s story is an interesting read and illustrates how much wireless and remote access technology has advanced over the years (though there’s plenty of …


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[24 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
CNN launches free international news app for iPhone and iPod Touch

CNN has launched an international news app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, in a move described by the company’s VP for mobile as “revolutionary”.
The interactive app enables users to follow news from across CNN’s outlets, as well as providing a section dedicated to their iReport platform.
The network launched a US-only, paid news app last year but the international version, which became available today, will be free to users outside of the US.
Speaking to Journalism.co.uk at the Frontline Club event on mobile newsgathering, CNN’s VP for mobile Louis Gump said …


Featured, iPad, iPad accessory »

[19 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
ihome iPad dock alarm clock seems like overkill

Now I’ve got an iPad, and I really enjoy it. I can even imagine bringing it into bed to read a book or play a game on occasion. And while I’d love to have a place to charge my iPad by my bedside table, the idea of an alarm clock dock for the iPad seems a little silly. But that’s what iHome has decided to give us in their new iA100ZE iPad Dock clock radio.
The dock can be set to sleep or wake with your …


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[19 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
FaceTime for iPod touch to allow customizable logins

Upcoming FaceTime support for the iPod touch — and possibly the iPad — should allow for customizable user details, code examination is said to show. It was recently discovered that Apple is planning to link FaceTime IDs to e-mail addresses attached to Apple ID accounts. On the iPhone 4, FaceTime calls are presently linked to carrier phone numbers.
As a part of the iPod arrangement, people will allegedly have unique FaceTime usernames and passwords. This should even include customizable caller IDs, since they do not have to be associated with a …


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[19 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Apple Shipping iPad to Nine More Countries on July 23

Apple announced yesterday that the iPad tablet device would go on sale in nine more countries as of Friday, July 23.
The new countries are Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Singapore. Customers in these countries will be able to buy any of the six iPad models via Apple’s retail stores or Apple Authorized Resellers.
These nine join existing countries Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, the U.K. and the U.S., bringing the total availability to nineteen countries. Apple says more countries will be …