The iPad is the Apple tablet we’ve long been waiting to see. For all of the details, check out our specs sheet, see how it handles with Peter’s hands-on gallery, or check out his live-blog of the big unveil.
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Yes, the iPad is a ginormous iPod Touch with a tweaked UI, but it’s still pretty cool. It’s surprisingly lightweight and the screen is just as responsive as the one on the iPhone and iPod Touch. What’s more impressive than the large 9.7-inch touch-screen is the speed with which Web pages get rendered and how well it’s able to scale …
The iPad is here. This is what we know so far. We’ll update as we learn more.
- Height: 9.56 inches (242.8 mm)
- Width: 7.47 inches (189.7 mm)
- Depth: 0.5 inch (13.4 mm)
- Weight: 1.5 pounds (.68 kg) Wi-Fi model
- 1.6 pounds (.73 kg) Wi-Fi + 3G model
9.7-inch IPS (in-plane switching) display
It’s an exciting day for Apple fans across the globe as we all wait with bated breath for Steve Jobs to take center stage at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco for the tablet reveal. It’s a shame that Terry McGraw spoiled all the fun on CNBC last night. Oh well. I’m still excited to see what all the fuss is about and I plan on …
We’ve compiled a list of “hits and misses” from Apple so far. We’ll have to wait and see which category Apple’s tablet (or whatever it’s called) falls into. For now, take a look at what we’ve deemed a success — and what we haven’t.
Way to take all the fun out of the Apple event, McGraw-Hill. Thanks. Really. Jump to the 2:50 minute mark.
“Yeah, Very exciting. Yes, they’ll make their announcement tomorrow on this one. We have worked with Apple for quite a while. And the Tablet is going to be based on the iPhone operating system and so it will be transferable.
We’re less than 24 hours away from Apple’s event tomorrow, which we’ll be live blogging, and thought it appropriate to have a quick chat with ngmoco’s CEO Neil Young to see what the iPhone game developer thinks about the whole circus.
Techland: What do the folks at ngmoco think Apple will announce?
Neil Young: I think …
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The week leading up to any Apple announcement is filled with speculation and alleged “insider info” that comes from “various sources” that seemingly come out of the woodwork. But how are we to know what’s fact or fiction? Are stories of the “Apple Gestapo” and controlled leaks true? …
Apple couldn’t thwart Google’s presence on the iPhone forever.
The makers of Mac threw out the proposed Google Voice app for the iPhone a year ago, but apparently forgot to lock the backdoor as the new HTML 5 spec allows iPhoners use of Google Voice through mobile site google.com/voice/m.
The webapp works for any HTML5-supporting …
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
Today in Techland: The Peter Ha has landed. In San Francisco. To see Apple’s new shiny, shiny tablet. Read more about it here and here. We’ve also got podcasts, apps and a disturbing look at the porn career of Spider-Man. Yeah…
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Straight from the horse’s mouth, folks. In today’s earnings report, Steve Jobs confirmed that a new product would be announced.
“If you annualize our quarterly revenue, it’s surprising that Apple is now a $50+ billion company,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “The new products we are planning to release this year are very
Techland’s Peter Ha, live from San Francisco, lets us know what to expect from the big Apple event Wednesday by breaking down the latest rumors.
All that and more in today’s edition of the daily Nerdcast with Peter Ha and Time.com’s Caitlin Thompson. Click on the player above to listen.
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