Though some international users who can't wait for the iPad to be released in their countries have crossed borders or turned to eBay to get one, people in
Hong Kong can buy them at retail - for a premium.
We've all got that one friend who's holding out on buying an iPad
because Apple's latest device doesn't look like a raw breakfast food.
You know the type. He's got Captain Crunch as his Facebook profile
photo. He's got a tattoo of the Maypo logo. When he runs from a fight,
he screams "they're after me lucky charms!" His desktop background is a
photo of fried eggs on toast.
The iPad isn't just a big toy, dig? Yes, it's an amazing e-reader and rocks for watching videos, but it's very possible to get some work done with the iPad too. Apple's iWork productivity suite has been redesigned for the iPad, with Keynote, Pages, and Numbers available in the App Store for $9.99 each. These apps let you create documents that can be synced to your Macs and shared via iWork.com, although if you're familiar with the Mac versions of these apps, there are constraints you're bound to hit quickly.
Palm's had a rough year, with lower than expected sales of their handsets, bizarre advertising campaigns, and plummeting profit expectations. They could really use a hug. Don't worry Palm, HTC's here for you buddy. Everything's gonna be OK... shhhhh...
After forking over $500-$700 for a Wi-Fi iPad this past weekend, the thought of spending more money on a stand to allow you to fully enjoy all of the wonders that your new purchase has to offer might leave some consumers feeling a little queazy.
As new users are winding down their first week spent with the iPad, News Corporation chairman and chief executive Rupert Murdoch is going on record that the device (and others similar to it) could be the “savior” of the newspaper business.
One of the more amusing apps for the iPhone has to be Lightsaber Unleashed, which turns your device into a Star Wars lightsaber. Now the developer has kicked things up a notch, with a new app that allows two users to actually duel.