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iFixit posts what’s inside the iPad

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What do you do when you have your first iPad? Crack it open and see what’s inside. Well, that’s what the guys from iFixit have done – as usual – breaking open the iPad casing to let you see what is inside the device that has many drooling over. Inside, there are two big Li-ion Polymer batteries inside taking up the space. There is a logic board that contains a […]

[Update] Is the iPad coming to Australia on April 24?

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With the  iPad being officially released on April 3 in the United States, international availability of the iPad have been on the top of other Apple fanboys’ (and fangirls – can’t forget the fangirls) lists since it was announced to be released “late April”. However, will that be on April 24? In Canada, according to iPad in Canada, the Apple stores in that country have marked that day as a […]

WSJ: New iPhone on the way, one going to Verizon?

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RUMOUR MILL: Apple is said to be developing two new iPhones to debut sometime in the Summer (Australia’s winter), including one that will be heading to Verizon Wireless, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. Both rumours aren’t a shock. The first isn’t that surprising – mainly because Apple updates its iPhones almost every year (and it’s nearing the one year mark since the iPhone 3GS was […]

Need a new battery for the iPad? Get a new one instead

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Reading through its battery replacement service FAQs on any Apple device might be a good idea since it tells you how much will you have to give just to replace the damn internal battery. For the iPhone, it’s as simple as sending it to Cupertino just to replace it. The iPad, however, sees something a bit different – It won’t ship out a new battery, but will replace your iPad […]

Apple releases iPad ad during Academy Awards

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Apple has published a new teaser commercial for the iPad during the Academy Awards today. The new ad basically highlights the features of the new Apple device – including watching a Star Trek film, reading an eBook from the iBooks app and working on documents with iWork. The iPad is set to launch on April 3 for the Wi-Fi model, while the 3G model will come out later in April. […]

[Update] iPad to come out on April 3 in US – “late April” for AUS release

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BREAKING NEWS: Wanting to know when the Apple iPad was going to be released? Well, now you have your answer. Apple sent out a press release today announcing that the tablet will be on sale from April 3 for the Wi-Fi models. If you want some 3G connectivity, you will have to wait until later in that month. Pre-orders start on March 12. If you’re in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, […]

Apple audit reveals child labour, underpaid employees

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An audit commissioned by Apple on its suppliers has found that three facilities had hired employees that were 15 years old in countries where the minimum age of employment is sixteen; along with eight facilities charging agency recruitment fees in excess of legal limits. While not named, it is assumed the factories that have failed in Apple’s audit were in China, the home of where most of Apple goods are […]

BBC to launch applications for BlackBerry, Android and iPhone

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The BBC has announced that it will be producing two new applications – one for its News division and another for its Sport website – for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry platforms in a bid to rival other news organisations that offer similar applications. According to Neowin, the News and Sports apps will be released in April and June respectively; and both applications will heavily use rich content, like video […]

Who’s not happy about Flash on the iPad? Adobe!

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While reaction is mixed about the iPad – mainly on why do we actually need it and the name of the product – t has a lot of features. However, one of them is not Flash – and that has made Adobe a bit pissed off since they continuously advocating for Flash on iPhone, and it looks like it would be the same for the iPad. The lack of Adobe […]

Apple announces iPad – pricing starts at $499

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BREAKING STORY: Apple has announced the iPad, its much-rumoured Apple tablet device. It will feature a 1GHz processor dubbed the “A4”, and it is an in-house processor. The screen is not a 10-inch, but it is close to it – a LED-backlit 9.7-inch IPS display; and is only 0.5-inch in thickness and weighs only 1.5 pounds. The device will also feature Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 and an accelerometer so you can […]

McGraw-Hill CEO confirms tablet?

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Turns out, when you’re going to keep a product a secret, its best not to let your partner’s executives or CEOs ruin the surprise. In an interview with CNBC, the CEO of publishing company McGraw-Hill admitted that the company has made books that would be heading for the Apple tablet; while also revealing that it will have the iPhone OS – so now you can play Tap Tap Revolution on […]

Apple posts 50 percent jump in earnings, now a “$50+ billion company”

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Apple has beaten Wall Street expectations after posting its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2009. The Cupertino-based company posted a overall profit of $3.38 billion, or $3.74 per share – an increase of 50 percent from the same time last year. As well, its overall revenue was up – $15.68 billion from $11.88 billion from last year. In its product lineup, Mac and iPhone sales increased, while sales […]

iPhone may end AT&T exclusivity to be on all carriers

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RUMOUR MILL: iPhone users in America might not need to subscribe to the AT&T network as Apple is planning to release the iPhone to all US mobile carriers within the next 18 months ahead of its announcement where the much-rumoured Apple Tablet is expected to be revealed. This would end the exclusive deal with AT&T and could double or triple the number of devices sold, according to an analyst at […]

Rumour: AT&T and Verizon to carry Apple Tablet

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Will it be Verizon or will it be AT&T? Both companies compete in the mobile sector in the United States and are fiercely competitive – with AT&T having the iPhone and Verizon having the Droid. As both look to compete in securing the rights to sell the Apple Tablet on their networks, who would be the victor? Turns out, it would be both – according to Fox News – as […]

Rumour: Apple Tablet to go to Verizon

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RUMOUR MILL: The hotly rumoured Apple Tablet device is said to make its way to Verizon when the device is set to be release by Apple in the Spring or Summer, according to The Street. This comes after news of the tablet will feature a Qualcomm-produced wireless chip that would work on the CDMA network. The device will also not be running Qualcomm’s SnapDragon processor, despite it being used in […]