Even though the new Apple TV is a streaming-only device, you can still rent and watch TV shows and movies right from within iTunes. But, as MacRumors points out, Apple may not have thought this whole streaming-only plan out thoroughly because you can now rent shows and movies without abiding by the 24-hour rental policy that is standard in iTunes rentals.
We know that not everyone has a selection of strip malls or Apple Stores to choose from, and that's why we were excited to hear that Walmart will probably pick up the iPad for sale, allegedly by the end of the year.
If Apple’s competitors need a reminder of what an uphill struggle they face trying to dethrone the iPad, look no further than some new figures from analysts showing that the iPad is being adopted by buyers faster than many other popular consumer electronics, including the DVD player.
There's utilitarian and then there's stylish, and then there's something perfectly in between. Timbuk2's Scuba Sleeve for iPad belongs smack dab in the middle of this spectrum. We might sound slightly biased because the design of this case features the perpendicular slope of San Francisco's bustling Market Street, but don't let that fool you into thinking that this sleeve doesn't have other notable qualities.
The iSkin Vu is incredibly hard to put on. Once we actually put on the case, we really didn't want to have to bother with taking it off. But that's all right, because the case was so sturdy, we had no problem "accidentally" dropping the device on the floor (as we did a couple of times during Labor Day weekend…oops) because we knew it was well protected.
These eccentric iPad cases are made out of the rubber printer blankets that were used during the offset printing process. Chances are, this iPad case has printed a couple thousand newspapers, catalogues and labels at one point in time, which makes it sort of ironic that you're stashing your tablet reading device into a case made out of material that used to print words.
You might not think much about the small applications you might download for your iOS devices that ask to "phone home" (i.e. send information from your device to some known or unknown source). But, new research done at Bucknell University by Eric Smith shows that sometimes applications would transmit data over the network in plain text, allowing network eavesdroppers to potentially steal critical information.
Apple’s iPad is now poised to go mainstream -- in addition to now being available at Target stores nationwide on Sunday, the iOS tablet has popped up on Amazon.com and reportedly in other stores such as Fry’s Electronics as well.
When it comes to reading PDF files on the iPad, you have many choices -- including Apple’s own iBooks, which doesn’t cost a dime. But if you frequently need to annotate documents, highlight text or make notes with your PDFs, the choices were quite limited, until now.