Category: Apple News

Apple Slashes iAd Buy Rate in Half

Click the image to open in full size. In a move that suggests mobile marketing sticker shock was too much for most advertiser to bear, Apple has reportedly slashed its $ 1 million minimum advertising buy for iAds by as much as half. Hoping to draw small to mid-sized advertisers into its digital ad program, the going rate to get your brand on the iAd bandwagon is now an estimated $ 500,000 – not  [Read More…]

All Things Digital: iPad 2 Media Event in the Works for March 2nd

Click the image to open in full size. Reports from earlier this morning suggested that production delays could prevent the iPad 2 from reaching the market until June. While there is no confirmation at this time regarding when the second generation Apple tablet will be released, the Wall Street Journal’s All Things Digital is reporting that Apple will unveil its iPad 2 at a media event that now appears tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March  [Read More…]

Incredibly Thin iPad 2 Case Surfaces that Includes Mystery Port

Click the image to open in full size. 9to5 Mac has gotten their hands on what is purported to be a case for the long awaited iPad 2. The dimensions of the case indicate that the next iPad will be incredibly thin. This silicon case has most of the design features that have been rumored for some time now, but also leaves room for a mystery or two. If this new case design proves  [Read More…]

iPad 2 Delayed Until June?

Click the image to open in full size. Citing supplier checks, a Taiwanese research firm is claiming that the iPad 2 launch may be delayed to June due to production problems. Bloomberg is quoting Yuanta Securities analysts as saying that design changes that Apple requested are leading to issues in manufacturing at Foxconn, which saw its parent company’s stock drop to its lowest price since December after the report. According to other reports out  [Read More…]

iPad Selling Out at Resellers, iPad 2 Announcement Soon?

Click the image to open in full size. It’s pretty much a given that we’re gonna see the announcement of the next-generation iPad some time in the next month, but now evidence is beginning to mount that we could be hearing from Apple very soon. Even as it seems more and more likely that we’ll get some new MacBook Pros this week, it looks like the iPad is now sold out at several major  [Read More…]

iFacePad: Enable FaceTime on Your iPad

Click the image to open in full size. Earlier this month Paul had covered a story about a hacker who manually enabled FaceTime on the iPad. The process required some manual installation which wasn’t quite easy for the inexperienced. However, a developer by the name of Intell has created an app that does the work for you. iFacePad is an Mac OS X app which will allow you to enable FaceTime on your iPad  [Read More…]

iPad 2 Screen Protectors Indicate Front Facing Camera

Click the image to open in full size. We have seen countless articles about the rumored iPad 2’s Front Facing Camera and have come across many factors that lead us to believe the camera is coming. Today 9to5Mac is reporting that they have managed to get their hands on the official screen protectors for the iPad 2, and these protectors do indeed have a spot for the rumored camera. Quote: With the help with  [Read More…]

Lawsuit Against Apple Regarding Overheating iPad was Dismissed

Click the image to open in full size. On the heels of news that Apple may be in the process of provoking an anti-trust dilemma over the company’s new App Store subscription policy, Apple is off the hook with regard to another lingering legal matter involving the issue of overheating iPads. According to a report Wednesday morning from our friends at Computer World, the lawsuit in question has effectively been dismissed. The complaint was  [Read More…]

Apple to Use Super-PLS LCDs in Future iPads?

Click the image to open in full size. The Korea Herald is reporting that Samsung is in talks with Apple to supply Super-PLS displays for the iPad. Samsung’s patented technology, which it previewed last November, allows brighter screens at lower cost. However, mass production has not yet begun on S-PLS screens, raising questions about whether these displays would be for the iPad 2 or a future model. Samsung’s Mobile Display division says that their  [Read More…]

Barclays: Apple To Sell 33 Million iPads This Year

Click the image to open in full size. Even before Apple debuts its second-generation iPad this year, some are predicting tablet sales to be so heavily dominated by the Cupertino iDevice maker that competitors will have an almost impossible challenge trying to catch up. On Friday, Barclays analyst Ben Reitzes said Apple’s tablet is "running far ahead of its tablet competition and its their game to lose," noting that Apple will likely sell a  [Read More…]