If Dracula was alive today, and he may be, he would be all over the iPad. Same for Eric and Bill; Fangtasia would definitely have an app. In a usage pattern complete different from all other devices, iPad is the device we go to after dark.
iPad usage dips after the early morning, stays low throughout the work day, and then spikes in the evening. Also, iPad usage increases on the weekends, while usage on all other devices actually drops.
A new report from Mike Walkley, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity, seems to have caught Android users sneaking out the back door of iPad's house. Apparently, given the choice between an Android tablet or an iPad, Android smartphone users are crushing on the sexy iPad.
Is the iPad so enticing that it will seduce Android users to other iOS and OS X devices?
It's summer and while a significant portion of the rumor mill is treading water getting ready for the fall when it'll kick into high gear, that doesn't mean that there isn't news burning up our RSS feeds and making digital headlines. Are you ready for the summer heat version of the Top 10 Hottest Apple News stories?
The war against jailbreakers took an interesting turn this week, with an update to the Time Warner Cable iPad app that specifically disables the service on devices that have been tweaked -- even though the hackers have already discovered a workaround to the problem.
Apple’s iOS devices are enticing to adults who can afford them, but a new generation of kids have also become instantly engaged with them as well -- and developers are more than happy to keep them occupied with fresh new entertainment, including this week’s release of Ben 10 Triple Threat.
Some analysts claim that the market for mobile device advertising will reach $2.5 billion this year. However, this is one market where Apple may be losing ground.
Apple rolled out iAd a year ago and some big companies paid at least one million dollars to get their ads on iOS devices. But several of these companies are no longer using the advertising service, and have taken their business elsewhere. Now, Apple is getting aggressive with the pricing and reduced the cost to launch an iAd campaign by 70 percent from its original seven figure tag.
It's not an iPad 3, but rumors are flying that another iPad might be on the horizon. A report just out today from Joshua Topolsky at This is My Next claims that a new member to the iPad family will be released this fall, with features designed for the professional market. Think of it as a cousin to the iPad 2, but with more money and a better house.
This alleged new iPad, possibly named iPad HD, will deliver a higher resolution screen (2048 x 1536), launch alongside an iPad version of Aperture or Final Cut, and will be aimed at the professionals and "prosumers" in the film industry, according to the report.
We've been waiting for a long time, and we weren't even all that sure it would ever happen. However, today we can enjoy the fruits of our patience as the Mac gaming classic Marathon releases on the App Store. Die-hard Marathon fans doubtlessly downloaded it for free on Mac ages ago, but today the series is open for a whole new generation to enjoy.
Ever wonder exactly how many downloads Apple is serving up from the App Store each and every day? While we can’t tell you those exact numbers, the company has issued a press release on Thursday touting a few new figures, including that the virtual storefront has now served up more than 15 billion downloads.
While the big publications have been hogging the iPad limelight with their heavyweight titles and in-app subscriptions, a small German publisher has quietly slipped into the App Store with the kind of rich, interactive experience that most of their bigger rivals could only dream of.