Tag Archives: iPad 2

Apple loses court case against Samsung

I think we’ve all come to accept that lawsuits involving Apple and rival companies are just a part of daily life now. They come and go so fast it’s hard to keep up with who wins what legal battle where. Today however, our theatre of patent warfare is Germany. The device in question, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 N Last year Samsung lost a patent ruling…

iPad 3 leaked back panel hints at bigger battery, different screen – rumor [UPDATE: more images]

Apparently the guys at a website called Fix-iPhones.com somehow got their hands on a back panel for Apple’s upcoming iPad 3. In a side-by-side comparison with the back panel’s iPad 2 counterpart, a number of significant changes are observable. (A) First, the mounts for the logic board are “very different,” which suggests the shape of the logic…

The logo problem: why iPhone works

I stumbled upon an interesting article over at MinimallyMinimal the other day that made me stop and think. The article is about the problem with logos and how they make a difference on devices. If you are not sure what I am talking about, I’ll explain with a picture. Basically, the problem with the Nokia Lumia 900 is the amount of logos. There are…

The Tablet Market: Taking stock as Android closes the gap on iOS

Ever since Apple released the original iPad, they’ve stolen the show, and they’ve ruled the tablet market ever since. 2 years and 3 days since Steve Jobs announced that first iPad, things have changed. Well actually… no they haven’t, Apple still dominates the tablet market, but things are beginning to shift, so I thought I would take the time to summarize…

New iOS 5 tweak will enable tweeting via Siri

  Tyler Nettleton, or InfectionFX, is in the process of creating a tweak which will enable iOS 5 users to send tweets via Siri- something that many people were dissapointed was not originally incorporated into the Siri concept. The idea behind the tweak goes a little something like this: You open up Siri and say, “Tweet,” then proceed with the…

Apple Stores worth as much as the White House?

According CNN Money, a single Apple store is worth almost as much as the White House… Per square foot. Now, I know that isn’t quite being worth the same as the entire White House, but it’s still a pretty epic achievement. And besides, to match the price of the White house, Apple would have to bring the value of one of their stores up…

Apple Textbooks Bring In 350,000 Downloads After 3 Days

Since Apple announced its revolutionary idea in New York, Apple’s new textbook initiative has received a somewhat mixed reaction. If you check out the rest of the articles on the site that cover this topic, you’ll see that iBooks 2 was at first met with ecstasy. But on a closer, more careful inspection, you might notice that some people…

This Week on TiP (Jan 15-21) [VID]

Jake Rosati jan 15-21

This Week on TiP (Jan 15-21): The iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 is officially available, Apple unveils iBooks 2 with digital textbooks, rumors hint at an iPad 3 in March, and more! – iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak out: http://dft.ba/-1CsV – Jailbreak tutorial: http://dft.ba/-1CsX – whited00r…

Social Saturday: Will iBooks 2 really change education?

Facebook user Daniel O. asks “How do u think the new iBooks 2 will realistically change the educational world or will it not have any affect on it?” As most of you probably know, Apple released iBooks 2 this week. This update to the Apple-branded eReader application maybe wasn’t as exciting and hyped up as a new product launch, but it was still…