Buy An iPad From BestBuy, Qualify For A Free MiFi Hotspot

Best Buy is offering a special for anyone looking to buy an iPad: a free Mifi Hotspot, but there’s a catch. A 9to5Mac reader sent in the above image of Best Buy’s iPad promo which sets you up with a free Mifi Hotspot from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon in exchange for signing a 2-year contract Read more…

Google Latitude Comes To The iPhone

Google Latitude, the geo-location based social network made its debut early last year. After being blocked from the App Store by Apple, Google Latitude is finally being released for the iPhone. Google Latitude, which launched in February 2009, was not available on the iPhone after Apple asked the search engine giant not develop an iOS Read more…

How Apple Made Touch Computing Intimate

How Apple Made Touch Computing Intimate
Apple has made the tablet and the smartphone intimate. It’s personal, touchable and everywhere you are — a revolution years in the making — here’s how it happened. Touch computing was at the forefront of futuristic concepts for computers and has appeared in many kinds of gadgets over the last decade. It wasn’t until the Read more…

Jailbreak Detector No Longer Present In iOS 4.2

As developers find holes and exploits to Jailbreak and unlock iOS devices, Apple has been vigilant on developing countermeasures to these exploits by implementing tougher security measures in each OS revision. However, Apple may be relenting a bit as the API used to detect if iOS was compromised is no longer available in the latest Read more…

Google Docs Now iPad Friendly

Google Docs Now iPad Friendly
Since the iPhone’s release, Google Docs hasn’t worked properly in Mobile Safari. Google has introduced tweaks and improvements over the years to make editing compatibile with iOS devices. After introducing a mobile version of Google Docs for the iPad, the desktop version is now iPad friendly. Google officially announced that the desktop version of Google Read more…

iOS 4.2 Limits The iPad’s USB Support

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The latest update for the iPad, iOS 4.2.1 contains either a bug or restriction that severely limits what kind of USB devices are supported. The cause of this limitation seems to a power draw limitation in iOS 4.2.1. Before the update, the iPad could support compatible USB devices that drew up to 100ma of power. Read more…

iPad In The House (House Of Representatives)

iPad In The House (House Of Representatives)
The iPad is Apple’s hottest selling gadget and has appeared on The Colbert Report to a misspelling in Paris Hilton’s Tweet. The latest appearance comes to us via C-Span: The House Of Representatives. A post on Politico says Democratic Henry Cuellar is fond of his iPad. “I’m always looking for the newest technology out there Read more…

Virgin Launches Project Magazine

Virgin launched Project magazine yesterday and is the newest competitor in the digital magazine space. The App is available for free from the iTunes store. Issues are downloaded within the App and cost $2.99 each. While there has been much talk about the future of magazines on the iPad, Project is a step in the Read more…

How Apple Optimized iOS 4.2.1 With Web Devs In Mind

Apple has included a major amount of fixes and tweaks in iOS 4.2.1 — here’s a look at a few at what’s new in Safari that will entice Web Developers and how Apple is working to squash a sluggish user experience. Better RAM Management — Apps Faster Over Beta Versions A large concern iOS users Read more…

New iBooks Features — AirPrint, Email PDFs And Better Organization

According to a rumor from 9 to 5 Mac Apple will be adding better support and organization to iBooks alongside AirPrint functionality and the ability to email PDFs. Apple will be calling its version of Folders for iBooks Collections will let you organize your PDFs and eBooks in any way you want. However, Collections won’t Read more…