Today In Apple iPad News

This is a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black.

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata had this to say about the Apple iPad, “It was a bigger iPod Touch” and that it delivered “no surprises.” Umm. Correct me if I’m wrong, Iwata-san, but isn’t that exactly what the DSi XL is? I initially pooh-poohed the iPad, but it …

19 Rejected Names For The Apple iPad

iPod OB

The Starbucks Attention-Getter

iTouch Maximum

iMac Minimum

Apple Newton v2.0


The Procrastinatrix

Whammo Novelty Throwing Square

Zune Blaster 3000

Matthew McConaughey’s Virtual Bongos

Crotch TV

One More Thing For Your Kids To Endlessly Bug You About Then Break

$800 Coke …

Hands-on With the Apple iPad

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 …

Apple’s iPad: The Specs Sheet

The iPad is here. This is what we know so far. We’ll update as we learn more.

The specs:


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

LED-backlit …

Yerba Buena Center Gets Dolled Up For Apple [Update]

And so begins our on the ground coverage of Apple’s upcoming “Latest Creation” event in San Francisco. I just stopped by the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and they’re just now starting to set up the exterior. Poked around a little bit but everything is locked up pretty tight. Didn’t see anything on the inside worth taking photos of …

The Best of CES 2010

FULL LIST: The Best of CES 2010

As you can imagine it’s hard to cover a conference like CES — the Consumer Electronics Show which wraps up Saturday in Las Vegas — on your own. Actually, it’s impossible. This is the stuff that I consider to be the best of the best (anyone remember that movie with Eric Roberts?) or – at the very …

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