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iOS 5 Now Available [Download Links]

Oct 12, 2011 - 346 Comments
iOS 5 download available now

iOS 5 has just been released by Apple. The hotly anticipated update brings a variety of major new features to the iOS platform, including Notifications, iMessage, wireless syncing, iCloud support, Twitter integration, Reminders, in addition to over 200 overall feature updates or enhancements. You can update to iOS 5 through iTunes, plug in your device … Read More

iOS 5 GM Download Available to Developers

Oct 4, 2011 - 32 Comments
iOS 5 GM released

Shadowed in the iPhone 4S news and other Apple announcements today, the iOS 5 GM build 9A334 has been released for developers to download from the iOS Dev Center. Alongside the iOS 5 GM, Apple is requesting for developers to submit their iOS 5 compatible apps to be ready for the public release date of … Read More

Steve Jobs Gave President Obama an iPad 2 ‘A little bit Early’

Oct 3, 2011 - 9 Comments

President Obama revealed in an interview with ABC News that Steve Jobs himself gave the president an iPad 2, and likely before the public launch. The quote from the video is: “Steve Jobs actually gave it to me, a little bit early… [Reporter: ‘Oh that’s pretty cool’] …Yeah, it was cool. I got it directly … Read More

Comparing the iPad 2 vs Kindle Fire vs Nook Color

Sep 28, 2011 - 41 Comments
Kindle Fire vs iPad 2 vs Nook

If you’re anxious to compare the new Kindle Fire tablet to the iPad 2, or even the Nook Color, than this handy chart from The Verge makes it nice and easy. What obviously stands out here is that the iPad 2 dominates every conceivable spec in the chart, minus the higher price point of course. … Read More

iPad Vending Machines?!

Sep 22, 2011 - 11 Comments
iPad vending machine

Would you buy an iPad from a vending machine? Never thought about it? Me neither, but pushing aside the old iPod vending machines that have been around a while comes an all new iProduct vending machine, this time including iPad 2. Of course there are also iPod touches, shuffles, AppleCare, and assorted other tech products, … Read More

iPad 2 with iOS 5 vs Windows 8 Tablet [Video]

Sep 15, 2011 - 17 Comments
iPad 2 and iOS 5 vs Windows 8 Tablet

Wondering how iOS 5 on an iPad 2 goes head to head with a Windows 8 Tablet? This video is a thorough look at the two touch interfaces side-by-side. You can see some of the better Windows 8 features and you can also get excited for iOS 5… but remember that Windows 8 won’t be … Read More

New iPad 2 Commercial: “Learn”

Sep 1, 2011 - 17 Comments

Apple has started airing a new iPad 2 commercial focused on learning and education, titled “Learn”, which is appropriate given the fall back-to-school season. The text of the ad is: Are you curious about new ideas? Do you want to learn a new language? Or just a new word? Maybe you want to know more … Read More

New iPad 2 Commercial: We’ll Always

Jul 24, 2011 - 2 Comments
Alphabet Fun on the iPad: Lion!

Apple has released a new iPad 2 commercial that follows closely in the same theme set by prior iPad 2 ads. The ad emphasizes the user and how they fit into the rapidly changing post-PC world that Apple has pioneered: “We’ll never stop sharing our memories, or getting lost in a good book… We’ll always … Read More

Enable and Switch Between Multiple User Accounts on iPad with iUsers

Jul 14, 2011 - 7 Comments
Multiple user accounts on an iPad with iUsers

One of the most highly desired features of iOS by anyone who shares an iPad is the ability to have multiple user accounts. This would allow parents to share iPads with their kids, friends to share with friends, and me to share the iPad with my girlfriend, and everyone could have their own custom springboard, … Read More

iOS 5 Beta 3 Available to Download

Jul 11, 2011 - 19 Comments
iOS 5 Beta 3

Apple has released iOS 5 beta 3 for developers to download, the build comes as 9A5259f and supports iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 4 GSM & CDMA, iPhone 3GS, and iPod touch 3rd & 4th generations. Apple TV2 has received a separate update, however it is still not considered iOS 5. Alongside the latest iOS 5 … Read More

iPad 2 HD Due in Fall with 2048×1535 Resolution Display?

Jul 7, 2011 - 2 Comments
iPad 2 HD

Retina iPad 2 rumors just won’t die, and alongside the report that iPhone 4S is really just iPhone 5 in disguise, ThisIsMyNext mentions a new iPad will launch this year. Dubbed “iPad HD”, or “iPad Pro”, supposedly the next model will not be iPad 3, instead it will compliment the existing iPad 2 lineup with … Read More

Jailbreak iPad 2 with iOS 4.3.3 by Creating a Local Web Server

Jul 5, 2011 - 16 Comments
Jailbreaking iPad 2 from your own local webserver

Update: JailbreakMe 3 is out! It’s the easiest jailbreak ever and works to jailbreak iPad 2 running iOS 4.3.3. It is recommended to use JailbreakMe.com directly.

iPad 2 Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.3 Leaked

Jul 2, 2011 - 16 Comments
iPad 2 Jailbreak

The long awaited iPad 2 jailbreak is finally here, albeit unofficially, due to a leaked beta version of comex’s JailbreakMe 3.0 utility. Like the original version of JailbreakMe, the jailbreak exploits a bug in how Mobile Safari handles PDF’s, so the process of installing the jailbreak is surprisingly easy and just a matter of opening … Read More

Downgrading iOS Firmware No Longer Possible After iOS 5

Jun 27, 2011 - 7 Comments

In another move suggesting that iOS 5 is aimed to kill jailbreaking, the infamous iPhone Dev Team is reporting that new versions of iOS 5 prevent future iOS versions to be downgraded. To clarify, users will continue to be able to downgrade from iOS 5 back to iOS 4 and other pre-5 firmware using older … Read More

Make Your Own Discreet iPad Book Case

Jun 23, 2011 - 13 Comments
Make Your Own iPad Book Case

If you’ve always liked the idea of hiding your iPad in a discreet case, why not build your own out of an old book? This is a great idea and it’s pretty simple, you don’t need much to get it done either: Old book that is a bit larger than the iPad Pencil Ruler Wood … Read More

iPad 2 & iOS 5 AirPlay Become a TV Gaming Console

Jun 19, 2011 - 2 Comments
iPad 2 and iOS 5 AirPlay make a gaming console

The iOS line is gearing up to be a viable contendor in the video game console world, thanks largely to the new wireless AirPlay video mirroring feature coming in iOS 5. It works like this: an Apple TV2 becomes a wireless receiver that an iOS 5 equipped iPad 2 can then export it’s screen to, … Read More

New iPad 2 Commercial: Now

Jun 18, 2011 - 3 Comments

Apple has started to air a new iPad 2 commercial on TV, it’s titled “Now” and follows a similar theme to the other two recent iPad 2 TV ads. “Now we can watch a newspaper, listen to a magazine, curl up with a movie, see a phone call, now we can take a classroom anywhere, … Read More

iOS 5 Brings 1080p HD Video Playback to iPad 2, Possibly iPhone & Apple TV 2

Jun 9, 2011 - 4 Comments
iOS 5 1080p HD video playback

Even more reason to get excited for iOS 5: 1080p HD video playback looks to be coming to iPad 2, iPhone 4, and quite likely Apple TV 2. Technically at least, any iOS hardware that is physically capable of playing the 1920×1080 movies could be getting 1080p playback support in the Fall. If you’re wondering … Read More

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