Browsing posts in: iPad

Samsung Ads bite on iPad’s not supporting Flash [Video]


Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is finally out, and Samsung has just come out with their new Ads – It’s time to tab! It shows the power of its tablet. Pretty cool ads, especially when it shows us what are the benefits in using a tablet device. But of course, one of the main aim was to bite on iPad’s Flash support.

In the ads, 2 of the actors are in a meeting room, but the one holding an iPad with SmartCover was not able to view the flash slide/website, but Samsung Galaxy Tab user can.

Check ou the video:


Real Racing 2 to support Dual-Screen Gaming with AirPlay!

Stream games from iPad/iPhone to your AppleTV via Wifi on iOS 5

Great news to all gamers! Firemint, the creator of Real Racing 2 will be supporting AirPlay over Wifi with iOS 5. Meaning you will be able to play your game on your iPad, but view the screen on your HDTV, not your iPad/iPhone! What makes it even better is that Real Racing will not just mirror the output from iPad to HDTV, but make full use of the dual screen that you have.  It will be similar to the picture on top, having the racing on your HDTV, but supporting information like maps, laps and timing on your iPad/iPhone screen.

Apple marching into the gaming industry, Strong.

Pretty cool right? I mean it is awesome! It kinda of reminds me of Nintendo’s DS, which have 2 screen showing supporting information. But imagine this on your HDTV and iPad. Actually now, you are already able to play this dual screen game, but you will need to hook up your iPad with HDMI cable to your TV to do it. But when iOS 5 comes, you can stream it via wifi to your Apple TV.

Firemint’s Real Racing 2 HD with AirPlay is a game-changer

Relish Real Racing 2 HD’s superb visuals as they’re streamed effortlessly to your big screen TV. Grip your iPad 2 and steer with unerring precision and the freedom of wireless play. Stay closer than ever to the track with real-time racing telemetry, displayed directly on your iPad’s screen.

Honestly. I think consoles like Sony PS3, and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 will now have a new challenger in the market. I can’t believe that our multi-functional iPad, which I use to check emails and surf web on the go, can be my console when I reach home!

[via cultofmac]

 


iMessage – New messaging for iOS

New Messaging system – iMessage

iMessage is a new messaging system that Apple will be adding to iOS 5. Now message will now go through as data, so you can send not only text, photos, video, contacts and even group messages. iMessage will not only be on iPhone, it will also be on iPad and iPod Touch.

This is pretty cool, because we never had any messaging system on iPad or iPod Touch. Now we can actually use iPad as a messaging system, but we ain’t not sure is it tied to email address or iTunes account.

All iOS devices will sync up

But what we know is that all devices like iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch can be sync up with the same message if you tie them to the same account.


New Notification system on iOS 5

New Notification on iOS 5

Yes, finally a new notification system for iPhone and iPad! No longer we will be interrupted by notification when we are playing our games! Apple will be implementing new Notification that will not interrupt your game or apps, but you will still be notify when that’s a new email or sms.

No Interruptions from notification

This is pretty important, as iOS devices are already one of the best gaming devices, but the gaming experience is not as good due to the interrupt we always get when that’s a new message and our game will be interrupted. Now no more.

Locked Screen notification

Locked Screen notification! Yeah! So now you will have a summary list of notification you have gotten on your locked screen, so you won’t need to unlock your phone just to see all those notification! Pretty neat.

 


Magic on iPad 2 [Video]

Steve Jobs said iPad is a magical device, it really is. You don’t believe? Check out the below video by simon. Although he is not the first person who have created magic shows with iPad, but he really fully utilized iOS’s features.

Although the video is named Exclusive Preview on iOS 5, but it ain’t iOS 5. It is just illusions, and but he used a very good name that attracted lots of traffic! Nevertheless, his tricks are very well done, and it covers alot of iOS’s features like FaceTime, Apps rotations and more.

So check out his video and let me know what you think.


Steve Jobs will be at WWDC annoucing iCloud, iOS 5 and Lion on June 6

Steve Jobs announcing iCloud in WWDC 2011

Apple has just announced that their CEO, Steve Jobs will be taking the stage to talk about their new iCloud Service, iOS 5 and Mac OS Lion. Below is what they have sent to developers:

Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will unveil its next generation software – Lion, the eighth major release of Mac OS® X; iOS 5, the next version of Apple’s advanced mobile operating system which powers the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®; and iCloud®, Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.

Pretty packed WWDC 2011 for Apple. But why did Apple announce to the whole world about iCloud just a few days away from WWDC? Apple is always secretive and like to give us surprises. So are we going to get even more surprises from Apple?

Predication for Apple’s WWDC 2011

iCloud will be Apple’s newest cloud service, which might comprise of iTunes Cloud Streaming, iDisk(or a possible rename?), Cloud App Syncing, Monthly iTunes music Subscription. Apple has been building this massive Datacenter, which will most likely be supporting iCloud. So with such a huge cloud datacenter, it will not just be iTunes, I have a feeling it will be much more.

  • Monthly Music Subscription – Users will be able to pay a monthly fee and have music as all-you-can-listen package
  • iTunes Cloud Streaming – Users’ existing music will be automatically upload to the iTunes Cloud
  • iDisk fully integrated in Mac and iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. So files can just be transfer via iCloud without going through 3rd party apps
  • App syncing – All Apps that users purchase will be stored in the cloud, but not only that. All the save games data, information will be stored in cloud thus be able to sync up throughout all the devices sign in with the same account

Above are just some prediction, and hopefully we get even more surprises from Apple! Stay Tuned and we will be reporting about WWDC 2011.


Targus iPad 2 Rotating Case

Targus iPad 2 Rotating Case/Stand

Targus came out with quite a innovative iPad 2 Case, which allow you to hold up your iPad 2 not just in Landscape mode, but also in Portrait mode. This is something that we have not seen much on other available case for iPad 2.

But why Portrait? I’m thinking there are a few use cases that might be very useful in portrait mode. For example if you doing cooking, and your Cook Book PDF is in Portrait, it is easy to read if your iPad 2 is standing up in a portrait mode. How about drawing a portrait drawing?  Equally useful.

Expensive, but Flexible

Of course the best thing is Targus’s Rotating iPad 2 Case, can be used in both mode, thus you gain the flexibilty in using your beloved iPad 2. So what’s bad? What I feel is the price tag, at SGD$99.90, it is quite a expensive iPad case.If it cheaper, I will definitely recommend this iPad 2 Case due to the flexibility.

Product Specifications

Targus® 360° Rotating Stand & Case for iPad®2 (THZ045AP)

Interior Dimensions: 24.1 x 0.9 x 18.6 cm

Weight: 1 llb

If you are interested in getting this iPad 2 case, you can Targus Boutique at Funan Center, or many other Apple resellers in Singapore. Visit Targus for more information.


You might be able to make calls on jailbroken iPad 3G soon [Video]

Soon you might be able to make calls on your jailbroken iPad 3G, all thanks to iPhoneIslam. They have come out with a new hack called PhoneItiPad. It is reported that it might be in the Cydia App Store even before WWDC, which will be on 6 June 2011.

So how does it works? It works exactly like an iPhone, everything. So just imagine your iPhone now have a 9.7 inch screen and that’s what you will get with this hack. You can not only make phone calls, FaceTime, you can even SMS.  Pretty cool and I’m sure it comes in handy at times.

Check out the demo video of it:


$0.99 iPhone/iPad games from EA and Gameloft for Memorial Day Sale!

EA Games and Gameloft are holding Memorial Day Sales for iPhone and iPad games. Games will range from $0.99 to $4.99, so it is a great chance for you to grab your favorite games if you have been waiting to get it!

Some of the games are:

  • The Sims – $0.99
  • Draw Jump – $0.99
  • Battlefield Bad Company 2 – $0.99
  • NBA Jam – $0.99
  • Fast Five the Movie: Official Game HD
  • Assassin’s Creed: Atlair’s Chronicles HD
  • Iron Man 2
  • and more!

This are not the full list of discounted games, so do check out EA Games and Gameloft.


Impressive 1 man iPad Band [Video]

We all know iPad is a multi-purpose device, not only iPad can play video, games and surf the web. When iPad 2 launch, Apple also introduced iPad 2, they also launched iMovie and GarageBand for iPad. With iPad, this 2 apps are really very impressive and useful.

Don’t believe it? Check out this George’s Video: