Articles Archive for March 2012
Not feeling like lining up at an Apple Store for the new iPad?
Walmart‘s 24-hour stores will start selling the least expensive version of it at 12:01 a.m. Friday, eight hours before Apple Stores open around the country.
One version, the 16GB model retailing for $499 will be available (in black or white) for the early purchasers at Walmart.
Ready? Set, go!!!
Digital publishing, iBooks, iBooks Author, iPad 2, Media, Music, Music app »
As far we know, no other major recording artist has done this yet, no other artist has told the story of an album like this before.
Atlantic Records has taken an uncommon approach to using Apple’s iBooks Author — touted as a creation platform that will “reinvent the textbook” — by building an interactive ebook for the band Shinedown‘s next album.
The 75-page iPad ebook will be available March 27, coinciding with the Amaryllis album release. The ebook visually tells the story of the multi-platinum rock band’s new songs, creative process and …
iPad HD showtime
Live from San Francisco!
iPad HD (official name new iPad) Feature list in a nutshell
same battery life, 10 hours, as iPad 2
same priceline as previous line: $499, $599, and $599
2048×1536 pixel display
264 pixels per inch
quad core CPU A5X
5 MP iSight camera (same as iPhone 4)
LTE (4G) on some model (available in selected countries of course)
can be used as a Wi-Fi hotspot
44% greater color saturation too
iOS 5.1 announced too!
iMovie and Garageband revisited too!
iPhoto can “beam” photos between iOS devices with a new feature called Photo Beaming.
There’s also a new feature …
Apple, Apple announce, iPad 3, iPad HD »
March 7th, San Francisco: Apple is about to present the new iPad HD (more likely) or iPad 3.
What about the rumors about the new features?
Let’s put them together and see what’s feasible and what’s not!
One of the iPhone’s most beloved features is its ultrasharp retina display. And while the iPad 2′s screen is no lightweight, a bump up in pixel density is one of the most hotly anticipated iPad 3 improvements. MacRumors claims to have obtained an iPad 3 display that confirms the bump in resolution. The display is the …
App store, App world, Apple, Apple announce, Blog app, iOS5, iPad, Market research »
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Apple, Apple announce, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad photo, iPad video, Market research, Media, Movies, Photography »
With the upcoming iPad 3 event on March 7th, rumors abound on some critical issues that may emerge with the new model.
Shlashgear reports that the Home button may disappear from iPad 3 in favor of some new gestures.
The Home button, one of the very few iPad annoyances, is a long-time doomed feature that may has come to an end.
Apple has long been rumored to be deleting the physical home key, and replacing it with either a combination of gestures or a touch sensitive bezel. The image Apple used for its …
Developer App, Developer tool, iBooks, iBooks Author, Retrogaming »
Check this excellent tutorial about creating Widgets for iBooks Author and iBooks 2, one of the coolest topics these days.
This is the first of four articles on creating interactive widgets for iBooks Author and the iPad’s iBooks2.
Using DashCode to create an interactive widget (This article)
Creating an interactive widget without Dashcode
Creating a RemObjects SDK client widget
Creating a Data Abstract client widget (Coming soon!)