Tag Archives: iPad

App Store has a very Merry Christmas, revenue increases 70%

Tons of lucky people unwrapped shiny new iOS devices on Christmas morning, but new iOS customers weren’t the only ones having a good Christmas. The guys over at Apple had stuff to rejoice about as well, seeing as App Store downloads increased 87% and revenue jumped another 70%. This data comes from an analytics firm called Distimo, which also claims…

Best Buy Canada announces Boxing Day sale: $0 for iPhone 5, discounts on iPad and iPod

Boxing Day is possibly the greatest thing to happen to retail since sliced bread. In Canada, here in the UK and Australia, it’s typically the day that all stores announce massive discounts to begin the “January Sales”. Customers of the Canadian Best Buy have begun receiving emails already detailing those offers, and – on surprise – Apple devices are taking…

iPad 5 to land in March 2013? Design elements supposedly borrowed from Mini

Just when you thought Apple was done with new products for the next few months, the latest rumors emerging suggest that Cupertino’s chiefs are planning an iPad refresh – as usual – around March 2013. The 5th generation iPad (iPad 5 for sake of convenience) is allegedly going to land in early Spring. Design-wise, Macotakara claims that it will follow…

Wall Street Journal app finally makes its way to Newsstand

Having put it off for what seems like an age, the Wall Street Journal has finally made its app available through Newsstand. The digital version will cost you $12.99 per month on an iPhone, whereas the iPad-optimized “paper” will set you back a handsome $21.99. Although this may seem expenses, the firm claims that it’s not even enough to cover its costs…

Apple posts a touching new iPad TV ad “I’ll be home” [video]

As I’m sat staring at my car dashboard and typing this (don’t worry I’m not driving), I came across the latest of Apple’s TV ads. The “I’ll be home” message is particularly apt for me as my family and I are driving southbound on the M6 to spend our Christmas with extended family in North Wales. This ad hits the perfect tone for me right now, so I wanted to…

UPS worker steals a FedEx iPad delivery and is filmed doing so [video]

This is exactly why I’m glad delivery men in the UK don’t just leave expensive deliveries on my doorstep. If I’m not in, they’re taken back to the warehouse and delivery is re-scheduled. Check the video above and you’ll see a disturbing sequence of events take place. Firstly, the FedEx man drops off a box (with an iPad inside). Later on a UPS guy…

Instagram reverts to original Terms Of Service after negative backlash

Dear Instagramers, your photos are safe! If any of you have been following the impending war between Instagram and well, everyone that uses Instagram, then you know that Instagram was planning on changing its Terms of Service to monetize off its users photos. Apparently a lot of people didn’t like that. After massive backlash against Instagram from users…

Apple expected to sell more than 12 million iPad minis by years end

According to a new report out of DigiTimes, sources on the supply chain state that Apple is expected to ship over 12 million of its new iPad mini. This estimate, supposedly, beats out Apple’s own estimate of 10 million. That estimate was later dropped to a mere 6-8 million in light of the struggling supply. According to the sources, supply problems have…