Tag: ipad

NHS Direct, now for iPhone too

The NHS Direct app we mentioned last week is now available for the iPhone and iPad too. Initially available on Android, this app will help you diagnose and get more information on health issues. The Android app has already has nearly 2,000 downloads in the last five days. …

iPad 2 Review

I get it, I really do. If I’m honest this is the tablet that all other tablets ape. It’s as slim as a magazine and is the device everyone seems to want. Heck, I’ve wanted one of these for quite some time. The device we have here is …

4oD app comes to iPad

Channel 4’s catch up service, 4oD, have launched a free iPad app.  4oD’s website offering is unavailable to iPad users, due to its use of flash, so this is the first time 4oD has been available on an iOS device. Like Channel 4 the app is ad-supported, so …

TweetDeck 2.0 for iOS: First Look

The iOS version of Tweetdeck, the hugely popular social networking desktop app, has been somewhat forgotten recently, and desperately needed an update. Tweetdeck 2.0 for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad was recently released with a complete overhaul. In short, it’s fantastic. Last year, Tweetdeck released their Android app, …

Duel accepted. Samsung to sue Apple

Just days after Apple filed a lawsuit against Samsung, now Samsung are returning the favour. Today Samsung have said that the Apple iPhone and iPad actually infringe their patents and have called for compensation from the company. Samsung is responding actively to the legal action taken against us …

iPad 2 – A hands-on

I can’t promise that this will be the most insightful or researched item ever, but it’s still worth a looksie. Here’s me, an avid Android user, using the all-new iPad 2 in anger for the first time.. Link – Orange Shop

PlayBook, Motorola Xoom and iPad compared

One for your lunch-time viewing today – Rory Cellen-Jones has just added a video on the BBC website comparing the iPad, Motorola Xoom and Blackberry PlayBook. In the video Mike Lazaridis, from RIM, shows some of the features of their new tablet and how it stacks up against …

Tablets-Frustrating? Oh yes!

Now, I may get flamed for this, but I wanted to put my thoughts down on the current state of the market where tablets are concerned. So, we started off just over a year ago with the iPad, it was ‘amazing’ and ‘magical’ and it has gone on to …

Apple reduce UK iPad 2 prices ahead of launch this Friday

Apple have announced a price drop for the iPad 2 in advance of the new tablet’s UK launch this Friday. The entry level model has been reduced by £30 to £399. This means that iPad 2 prices will also be cheaper than the equivalent iPad 1 prices from …

What tablet to buy?

It’s sometimes difficult to think that the tablet that has spawned so many imitators this year, Apple’s iPad, was only released last year. At this year’s MWC there were tablets everywhere – Samsung, Motorola, HTC and HP to name but a few are all coming out with their …

Three to range the iPad 2

Three have just announced that they too will be carrying the iPad 2. Their full statement reads… Three UK today announced it will offer iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G and also dedicated data plans for iPad 2 in the coming weeks. iPad 2 is the next generation …

iOS 4.3 Arrives a little earlier than expected

Woaha, that was a bit unexpected. Apple have just delivered iOS 4.3 for both the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad just now, two days early than we anticipated. New features include a personal WiFi hotspot, a faster browser, iTunes Home Sharing, new AirPlay features and a host of …

The iPad 2 – Thoughts?

Yesterday Apple announced the iPad 2. Reactions have ranged from “the best tablet ever” all the way down to “an underwhelming launch with features that should have been included anyway”. Available here in the UK from March 25th it will have a dual-core CPU, two cameras and is …

iPad 2 – coming soon

We have had lots of stories recently on the plethora of new tablets rushing out this year, as companies look to capitalise on the market Apple’s original tablet proved existed. We haven’t though mentioned the avalanche of rumours concerning Apple’s sequel. Rumours on V2.0 started pretty much the day after …

An iPad for just £99? You’d better believe it.

This afternoon a colleague of mine got an email from T-mobile UK offering a reduced rate for existing customers wanting a new iPad. Below is a copy of the email. The small print mentions it’s only available for certain existing customers. So whether or not you can get …

New Valentine Box released for Cut the Rope

Fans of Chillingo’s iOS puzzler can rejoice as the plucky devs have today released a new set of levels for Cut the Rope. For those of you unfamiliar with this little Gem the aim, as you may have guessed, is to cut various ropes attached to a sweet …

iPlayer apps coming to iPad and Android this week

The BBC have announced today on their Internet Blog that their brand new iPlayer apps for Android and the iPad should available by the end of this week. While the iPad app has been long awaited, the news that the Android app will launch simultaneously has to be …

Android tablets grab significant market share

Many customers have been captivated by the fantastic Apple iPad but, just like the smartphone market, Android have got a big slice of the pie. Businessweek reports that 22% of the tablet market is now Android-powered. The stats, from the three months to December 31st 2010, are a …

Next Gen iPhone and iPad to include NFC technology

With the rumour mill well and truly churning out more iPhone 5 and iPad 2 rumours by the day, the latest nugget of wonder is that both devices will feature NFC technology, and that this will be integrated into iTunes use aswell in the future. So the basic …

iOS 4.3 released to developers

iOS 4.3 has been released to developers, giving us some insight into what we can expect in the next update. Most mentioned so far is the ability to turn your iPhone into a mobile Wifi hotspot, like Android 2.2 – great news for 3 customers, not so beneficial …

3 announces iPad pricing

After Orange & T-Mobile, 3 have now announced their pricing for the iPad.  The up front cost is identical, with £199 for a 16gb, £249 for a 32gb, and £349 for a 64gb on a 24 months contract, but the monthly charge is £25 a ...

Orange & T-Mobile iPad pricing revealed

Orange & T-Mobile have released their pricing for subsidised iPads.  For £25 a month (for existing customers) you can get a 16gb iPad for £199 with 1gb peak and 1gb offpeak + 3gb of WiFi.  Full details of the Orange prices ar...

Orange & T-Mobile to subsidise iPads

Orange & T-Mobile have announced they are to subsidise the cost of buying an iPad when taking out a monthly data plan.  This would make the "Everything Everywhere" companies the first networks to do this, and it will be interesting to see if ...

O2 reduce iPad data allowances

O2 have announced that they are reducing the data allowances for their iPad data tariffs.  As of 1st October, the £15 monthly rolling contract will reduce the mobile data allowance from 3GB to 2GB. This is somewhat out of the blue, and...

Apple store becomes not-quite-so Apple

Whilst this isn't quite news it's still pretty funny. This guy and his wife are, we presume, having a nice shopping trip and decide to visit the Apple store. In they pop and then, armed with a camera, they turn almost every iPad and iPhone into ...

Steve Ballmer responds to the iPad

The iPad has been quite a success. In theory it shouldn't be. Many new owners have never considered a "tablet" before and the price tag is still quite high. Despite this they've sold really well, and several manufacturers are now sticking Android into...