Apple rules the tablet roost with the iPad, but that isn’t stopping others from trying to shake its golden eggs from the nest. Case in point: HP is running a promotion this weekend only for its webOS-driven TouchPad, making this slick competitor a better value than the iPad -- if you act fast.
Innovative iOS developer Readdle has been pioneering productivity apps for the iPhone and iPad almost from the beginning, and the company is celebrating their fourth birthday with a 48-hour sale on the App Store as well as a Twitter giveaway for four iPads.
In this game of thrones, it is as much about Apple winning as it is about Nokia losing. Just two days after Apple released their staggering sales and revenue numbers over the last three months, Nokia announced massive losses for the same time period.
This shifting of fortunes for both companies has dethroned Nokia as the leading cell phone manufacturer, and crowned Apple as high king. For now.
While one has to wonder if it might be "too little, too late," for the white iPhone 4, apparently one analyst thinks the "mystique" factor of the iPhone could still result in a lot of sales for Apple. A lot of sales, as in 1-1.5 million!
There's officially no good reason to pay more than 99 cents for any game on the App Store today. We always thought Valentine's Day was the kind of holiday that specialized more in cheap pink teddy bears than smartphone software, but apparently we were wrong. The past couple of weeks have been positively flooded with huge iOS video game sales from major publishers, and now Sega, Capcom, and Namco are getting in on the action. Some of their very best games are included so check out the full list.
Everyone knows about what a great place the Macworld Expo is for discovering great new Apple-centric products. Those who have attended the Expo can also attest to how much cash you can spend over the course of a visit to the Expo's many vendors and companies. If you're not careful, you could go in a rich man, and by the end of the day end up a gadget-laden pauper. Fortunately, starting year, visitors to the event will also be able by trading in their old iPhones to e-Cycle in exchange for some brand new greenbacks, making the purchase of new toys a little less painful.
While the iPad may still be selling just as fast as it was when it first hit the scene last spring, the same can't be said for magazines publishing special editions formatted for the device. According to a report from the folks at electronista, the number of people purchasing iPad periodicals has been in steep decline over the past few months.
If you were browsing the App Store this evening, you might have noticed a recurring theme in the top paid apps in the App Store. That theme being pretty much all the apps are by Electronic Arts. Why? The reason could be because the developer has made just about all of their apps 99 cents, including those for the iPad!
As initial sales reports begin to trickle in for the hundreds of retails across the holiday from the biggest shopping weekend of the year, Apple seems poised to post some pretty big numbers according to various analysts. According to their reports, the iPad and MacBook Air seem to be going hand in hand in flying off the shelves.