A Best Buy customer was pleasantly surprised after she opened a package from the store. The woman ordered one iPad from Best Buy but instead of getting one iPad tablet she got five of them. She wondered what to do and after a while she called the Best Buy hotline to report the mistake to the company.
A store rep from Best Buy’s 1-800 number acknowledged their mistake. Again, to the woman’s surprised she was told to keep the extra iPads.
[quote]”We, here at Best Buy, acknowledge that we obviously made a mistake, but in the spirit [...]
The iPad mini and the “fourth generation iPad” went on sale last Friday. The iPad mini is smaller, thinner and lighter than any previous version of the 10-inch iPad and Apple sent out a very interesting press release today. Usually when a product launches they boast about the millions of sales it produced in 3-days. This time around they did – claiming that “Three Million iPads in Three Days” – but that number combines both the iPad mini and the fourth-gen iPad with Retina display.
[quote]No clear numbers on how the iPad mini specifically performed. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, noted [...]
If you think the Surface tablet’s Touch Cover and Type Cover are cool, then take a look at what Apple has in the works. The company that’s dominating the tablet industry with the iPad is looking to patent what appears to be next-generation Smart Covers, complete with built-in, flexible AMOLED displays, keyboards, and even solar panels and radio frequency (RF) energy collection antennas.
Apple’s patent application for a “Cover Attachment With Flexible Display,” was published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office Thursday, and shows a number of possible Smart Cover embodiments, one of which should look particularly familiar to Microsoft watchers.
Apple has just announced the new iOS 6 for their iOS Devices, and incase you have any doubts we have a compiled list of what device gets what features from iOS 6: here. The new iOS 6 has 200 new features. Some are minor, like Mail VIP inbox, and some are intense and exciting, like a brand new Maps app complete with 3D rendering. Now, Apple only showed off ten of the new features and we are taking about the top 6 of those features.1.Phone
The biggest new improvement to the iOS has to be the Phone app, if you swipe up during an incoming call (much like the Camera shortcut), two small banners will appear at the bottom of [...]
Ever wondered, what was protecting your tablet’s precious behind when the Smart covers were essentially only protecting the front. Apple has introduced a new Series of polyurethane Smart Covers , available in 6 colors along with matching microfibre lining (!)
It still has the magnetic features, along with various stands for various positions that you would want to use your iPad in. Its selling for a price of US $49 (Rs. 2799) and it works with both the iPad 2nd Generation and the iPad 3rd Generation.
iOS Hacker pod2g has released a video of an untethered jailbreak for all Apple iOS devices including the new iPad. The video shows a jailbroken iPad 3 that manages to stay that way even after a reboot. pod2g has yet to announce a public release of this crack, or even if he intends to. Check out the video, but don’t hold your breath for too long.
Apple has officially launched the new iPad in India, with the usual no nonsense campaign the iPads were in low stock throughout the Apple retail stores and most people weren’t even aware of the availability.
Since we already got our iPad before hand you can check out the Unboxing video above and stay tuned for a full review.
As far as the price list in concerned:
iPad Wi-Fi only16GB – 30,500 32GB – 36,500 64GB – 42,500
iPad Wi-Fi + 4G16GB – 38,900 32GB –44,900 64GB –50,900
Apple has confirmed that the new iPad is coming to India on the 27th of April 2012. The third generation iPad, adds a retina display, a quad core GPU and better optics to the mix, among other things. The iPad will we on first come first serve basis , so best get in line at your favorite Apple retailer.
Incase you missed it you can check out our unboxing video below.
The new iPad ( newest iPad? Newer iPad? what? ), also known as the 3rd generation iPad, was waiting for me in my office when i returned. What next, quick unboxing and hands on time of-course.
The same packaging that we have been seeing from the original iPad, the iPad 3 also comes with a similar packaging. In the box you get the iPad, a 10w charger-adapter, 30-pin dock – USB 2.0 cable, a quick start handout, warranty and important information along with a sim removal tool ( only 4G version) .
We got the 64GB WiFi + 4G version (not that 4G [...]
During the launch of Apple’s third-gen iPad, the company made huge claims about the performance of the new A5x chip, claiming that the A5X processor with quad-core graphics provided up to 4x the graphics performance of NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip and 2x the graphics performance of the iPad 2?s A5 chip.
Benchmark data shows the iPad 2?s A5 chip bettering both the A5X and Tegra 3 with the A5X’s improved graphics being used mostly to power the new iPad’s high-resolution Retina display of 3.1 million pixels.
However when the Screen is in off mode and benchmarks are run, the results of the A5x [...]
Squaretrade is a US based product insurance company which demonstrates what happens to your devices if you drop them and don’t have insurance. Take a look at the new iPad being dropped from various heights and then compared to the iPad 2 going through the same torture. A minimum of 4 iPads were damaged in the process, oh the humanity!
New iPad owners on the MacRumors forums and Apple’s own support community complain that the iPad’s lower left corner is getting warm during extended use. As usual with all new Apple products things tend to go out of hand. So without wasting any time on the matter Apple has issued a statement on the matter.
The new iPad delivers a stunning Retina display, A5X chip, support for 4G LTE plus 10 hours of battery life, all while operating well within our thermal specifications. If customers have any concerns they should contact AppleCare.”
Seems fair enough!