Tag Archives: iPad

Is the physical home button redundant? [Editorial]

Back in 2007 Apple unveiled the long-awaited iPhone to the world. It was a revelation. So much so, it was given the nickname “Jesus Phone”. Its sleek, rounded and comfortable design was the envy of every other manufacturer. At the time, smartphones either had full QWERTY keyboards crammed in to small spaces or crappy resistive touch screens that…

Christmas week brought 30 million Angry Birds downloads

Angry Birds is undoubtedly the most¬†recognizable¬†franchise in the smartphone gaming world. You’ll struggle to find anyone who hasn’t heard of it or even played it. Across all platforms, and all versions, Rovio has experienced well over 1 billion downloads of the hit game since its iOS release back in 2009. In-fact, the iconic app is so popular that it…

CES 2013: Belkin announces new home theater for iPad

Over in Las Vegas right now, the biggest electronics trade show in the States is currently running. Along with some exciting new handsets, TVs and various other gadgets, a whole host of accessory companies are there trying to gain our attention with brand new peripherals. One such brand is Belkin. The British company has just announced a very intriguing…

Thiefs broke in to Microsoft’s campus and stole iPads

Thanks to 9to5Mac for pointing us towards an article in the Palo Alto based independent newspaper, Daily Post. According to the report from yesterday (Friday 4th Jan), thiefs broke in to the Mountain View Microsoft campus and got away with 5 iPads. “Two iPad 2s and two iPad 3s with a combined value of more than $3,000 were taken some time between Dec….

Apple to thrive in computer sales while its rivals lose out in 2013

The Mac vs. PC argument is one of the oldest tech arguments in the book. It seems like people are forever out to back their favorite device and condemn everyone who doesn’t share their opinion. However, for the PC pushers out there, it looks as though makers of Windows computers are facing another slow year, while Apple will shift huge amounts of Mac…

iPad’s slice of web share shrinks after Christmas – still at 79%

With the arrival of the Kindle Fire and new series of Nexus tablets, the iPad now has some serious competition in the tablet market. Although the manufacturers had to make their devices crazy cheap to compete on the numbers front, they’ve also done enough to make users want to use them longer than just the first few days. The latest analysis from…

Was Mr. Gates The Grinch to his kids’ Christmas this year?

Bill Gates created a decent amount of hatred and anger towards him over the holiday season this year. Not because of Microsoft itself or indeed any of his business endeavors. No, everyone is so annoyed with Mr. Gates because of the gifts he gave to his kids for Christmas this year. Perhaps a petty spark for an argument, but it does raise a good question…

iPad mini demand is almost impossible to satisfy

Not long after talking about people wanting Apple products, we are hearing more about the iPad mini being in crazy demand. So much so, that it is nearly, if not completely, sold out in China. Going on sale December 7th, the iPad mini has had increasingly high demand, which Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets called an “insatiable demand.” Part of the…