In the two years since launch, the iPad has become the icon of the post-PC revolution. Though it was created mainly for basic tasks as checking email and web browsing, the iPad is now used for much more, like reading books, playing games or video conferencing. Part of the reason for the great popularity that this device has enjoyed in the last two years, is the incredible number of apps hosted on the App Store, over 200K of them being custom designed for the large screen of the iPad.
We have been long waiting for a Photoshop version for the iOS, and now we have it in the Apple Store: Photoshop Touch for iPad. This is actually a striped out, fully optimized for touch version of the one that we can currently use on your computers. Of course, you’ll not find all the features that you can find in the latter, but key capabilities have been implemented in this iOS app too; these a few worth mentioning: layers, filters, selection tools. In the presentation video, Adobe says that the creative impulses can come to the user at any place, so having a tablet with… Continue to Adobe Photoshop Touch For iPad Available Now For Download
The war for leadership in the mobile device market and sales between Apple and Android is still of great notoriety. But the distances, as far as tablets are concerned, have been considerably reduced in the past few months. But no big surprises yet, the bitten apple is still in front.
There are rumors out there that Microsoft is preparing to launch the much anticipated Office suite for iOS. Although the iPad is considered to be the best tablet on the market it still has some flaws, and one of the big ones is the fact that it does not have yet support for the best productivity program or a dedicated app (to talk in iOS terms).
A court in southern China has ruled that the international technology company Apple does not have the right to use the trademark “iPad” for its tablet computer in the Asian giant market, as it originally belongs to a local firm with which Apple has to negotiate, reported the official news agency Xinhua.
According to the decision of Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court, the city where Apple just assembles many of the iPads sold worldwide, the legal use of that mark belongs to a firm called “Proview Technology”, based in neighboring state Hong Kong, and was registered in 2000.
Facebook wants to evolve in the field of applications, after changing the graphics and the system of notification in the application for the iPhone and the iPad , Facebook is now preparing to introduce a new, very interesting feature. According to the rumors, very soon, you will have the option to make video calls via the Facebook app for iPhone to other users on the network.
No dolls or soccer balls. Children today have forgotten the traditional gifts and 44% of them say they wants an iPad for Christmas.
Despite its price and apparently adult profile, Apple’s mobile devices are the products most in demand by the smallest of the house, between 6 and 12 years. Some 44 percent want an iPad, 30 percent want to listen to music and watch videos through an iPod and a 27 percent want to make calls using an iPhone.
Apple has figured out how to solve the problems with the battery life of iPhone 4S, and it launched the updated iOS 5.0.1, first, a few days ago, the beta for developers, and now, the full version for all users.
A few days ago, users of the new smartphone released by the Cupertino company complained in public forums that the iPhone 4S’ battery lasted, in ‘stand by’ mode, about 200 hours, a low number considering the 300 hours battery life offered by the iPhone 4 or even the 250 lifetime hours of the first smartphone from Apple, launched in 2007.
Silently, and without presenting it as a tablet, but as a digital color reader, Barnes & Noble got his Nook Color positioned as the second best selling tablet in the U.S., behind the iPad.
However, its low price caused some limitations in various functions, and on paper, it will not be able to compete with products like Kindle Fire, Amazon’s tablet, which will begin shipping on November, 15th.
Tablet market competition becomes more fierce. Fake iPads have joined the combat with the famous Apple models.There are thousands out there.
In a single day in July, 23 shopping sites offered 18,000 iPad devices and Android tablets, all fake, to those interested, according to MarkMonitor Inc., a San Francisco company that helps large corporations protect their brands. They raised a warning that the fake iPads, which sometimes have a similar logo to Apple, are not functioning normally and have no warranty. Counterfeits were found at more than 5,000 vendors, most of whom are from China.