Tag Archives: iPad

iPads are the best e-Readers for sufferers of vision loss

Yesterday, a study was presented showing how backlit tablets benefit those who suffer with vision loss when reading an eBook. The study was shown at the 116th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (what? you haven’t heard of it?), and put backlit tablets to the test against a conventional, non-backlit Amazon Kindle e-Reader. Those with…

LTE iPad minis start shipping, could be on your doorstep by November 15

Yesterday, Apple began to ship its LTE iPad 4s to those who pre-ordered, to be received by Friday, November 16. Just a day later and the company is already shipping the smaller, LTE iPad mini to the earliest buyers, to also be received by Friday. You may remember that Apple told those who were first to pre-order the iPad mini with LTE that they’d receive…

BlueAnt Ribbon – Unboxing and First Listen [VID + Gallery]

Cam takes a look at the BlueAnt Ribbon, an interesting stereo Bluetooth streamer. At $69 it’s not hideously expensive and is designed in an incredibly useful way. Thanks to its ribbon-like form factor it can clip on to any shirt collar, but its two-material design makes it very robust and can be thrown just about everywhere. Product link:…

Apple online store posts “Holiday Gift Guide” featuring iPad mini, JAMBOX, Atari Arcade and much more

Apple has just launched its “Holiday Gift Guide” page online, and it features plenty of our favorite accessories and devices. Needless to say, Cupertino’s marketeers are pushing the iPad family, particularly the mini. Along with our favorite tablets, Apple features some really cool accessories. The JAMBOX by Jawbone, Discovery Bay’s Atari Arcade…

Future Apple products? The iPhone 5S, the next iPad and iTV [Editorial]

You may, or may not have heard that Taiwanese news outlet Commercial Times has today stuck it’s hand in the “speculation” box and thrown at us a rather substantial claim about Apple’s product plans for next year. Now, the translation of the report is a little sketchy in places. In fact, it rather reminds me of some of my earliest TiP news reports….

LTE iPads now shipping by November 16th?

Considering that we’ve heard a lot of news regarding delays and manufacturing problems recently, Apple’s not doing too bad at reducing expected shipping times for thew new LTE iPads. We’ve seen iPad mini shipment dates be reduced to the 21st, and recent evidence (shipment notifications) suggests that 4G equipped 4th generation iPads are being shipped…

The cost of copying an iconic Swiss clock face design? $21M

As we all know by now, that awesome clock face design was lifted right from an iconic clock face designed and owned by the Swiss national rail service. It didn’t take long for the company to spot Apple’s design “borrowing”. Cupertino and Swiss Rail resolved the dispute similarly as quick, but until now we didn’t know how much our favorite fruit company…