If publishers were looking to Apple and the iPad to save the dying print industry, they probably realize now there are a few roadblocks to deal with along the way. One of them is Apple themselves, who is thus far refusing to allow publishers to sell magazine subscriptions within their applications.
Today’s Game Time is a short one, as all gamers should be playing StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. But between Zerg rushes and Firebat flamewars, we’ve got you covered with some seriously fun games. This week we’ve got Zombies, Aliens, and Governments.
While iOS hackers scored a legal victory with Monday’s ruling by the Copyright Office of the U.S. Library of Congress that jailbreaking and unlocking is technically legal, Apple is still not down with it. We know… like you’re surprised, right?
Could it be true? Has Apple slain the iPad's competition before they even get a chance to launch an assault on Cupertino's market-leading tablet? A reliable pundit thinks so, and he's based his views on--get ready for it--the facts on hand!
It’s not your imagination: More and more, the products released by PC makers are beginning to look more and more like something cooked up at an Apple lab in Cupertino -- and it may be their only hope of playing catch-up with the iPhone maker.
You’d think that the iPad would be old news by now after being released in the U.S. back in April, but don’t tell that to the buyers waiting in long lines in nine countries where it went on sale for the first time Friday -- for them, it’s launch day!
On Monday, we got a chance to chat via email with the Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for DC Entertainment at Warner Bros., John Rood. He took some time out from prepping for this week's Comic Con activities to tell us a little bit about the DC's plans for the iPad, and where the comic book industry may be heading now that there are new mediums to digitally distribute their titles.
If you're tired of waiting for the iPhone 4 or iPad to become available, then maybe you'll like to hear that Apple is doing its best to shrink the waiting lists it has going for the two devices. Apple already regularly maintains a "Priority List" that helps them ramp up production, but some stores have anywhere from 250 to 750 people on the waiting list for iPads, and 500 to 1,500 for iPhone 4s.
This week, we'll be taking a look at Apple's Voice Control on the iPhone. This feature was introduced on the iPhone 3GS, works on the iPhone 4, and lets you use the included Apple earbuds with a remote and mic, or any other compatible earbuds and headphones. Get ready to start telling your iPhone what to do, but be prepared to listen once in a while because the device might have something to say back. Sorry iPad users, you'll have to sit out on this one.
If you’re a Facebook and/or Twitter junkie who hasn’t quite found the best reading experience on the iPad just yet, you might want to take a look at a new free option called Flipboard, which turns your social content into a magazine-style experience.