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[27 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

This time may be the right time: the iPad (specifically the iPad 2) is getting an iPad-specific version of the beloved Skype app – with working cameras!
That’s cool for most users that still haven’t moved to the Facetime side of modern communication!
ZDNet has been able to preview the iPad-specific version of the Skype app and published several new pics along some pretty info.
Performance issues and worries?
Although Skype for iPad will work on both iPad versions, you’ll only be able to broadcast video from the iPad 2, since it has a …

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iPad, iPad 2, iPhone and media, iPhone in the real world, Lifestyle, Market research, Media »

[11 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Business Insider reports in detail on iPad usage, hours per day, user experience, other mobile device comparison etc.
Some interesting facts:
28% users have promoted their iPad as primary computer
31% of computing daytime is now spent on iPad (vs. other devices)
36% is browsing time on iPad
more than 70% use between 1 and 10 apps (almost always the same app…)
3G iPads are slightly more than 54% (and 3G users are keen on buying some data plan)
iPads are not directly seen as ‘competitor’ to MacBook Air
Guess what? No iPad 2 competition – yet!
[Via BusinessInsider]

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Education, Educational, Educational app, iPad, iPad 2, iPad in school, iPhone in the real world, Lifestyle, School »

[15 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Apple’s latest iOS tablet isn’t just for fun or the home and office as the Apple iPad 2 can also be used as a good educational tool, and as such Kindergartners in Auburn, Maine are to get given an Apple iPad 2 to use in the classroom.
According to an article on The Sun Journal, reporter Bonnie Washuk says, “The $200,000 cost for the iPad 2 tablets will be less than hiring more teachers. It probably would take four teachers to do what the computers can do with one teacher.”

Apparently some …

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App world, iOS4, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, iPhone 4 »

[10 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Update to our previous iOS 4.3 post: iOS 4.3′s new Personal Hotspot works on iPhone 3GS – albeit only with cable and Bluetooth pairing!
Long-time friend Enrico has just tested iOS 4.3 on an iPhone 3GS and checked that Personal Hotspot, the internet connection sharing feature of 4.3, runs happily although only via the iPhone cable or a Bluetooth-paired connection.
So, as far as we know, Wi-Fi sharing is available only for iPhone 4.
As a result, iPhone 3GS users can still enjoy their beloved toy and share connectivity to iPad (non-3G) or …

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Apple announce, iOS4, iPad, iPad 2, iPhone, iPhone 4 »

[10 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Apple iOS 4.3 is now available for download from Apple for all iPad, iPhone 4 and 3GS, iPod touch (3gen and 4gen)!
We’re now testing and trying out all new features and will report soon.
A brief feature list include:

improved Safari Javascript engine and overall speed
Airplay: now greatly enhanced and available to most multimedia devices in your home!
iTunes sharing (at last!)
Personal hotspot (iPhone 4 only): the perfect solution to turn your iPhone 4 into a wireless gateway for all devices (and get over tethering).

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