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Your iPad case has got nothing on the iTrans4mer

There’s a wide range of iPad cases, stands and accessories out there, it’s its own multi-million pound industry, despite being just something to augment the main product. But your case, stand, whatever, has nothing on the iTrans4mer, a case, stand, speaker system and wall mount all in-one. How does it …

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Apple considers mobile payments as big opportunity

When Apple added an opportunity to buy books, music and videos wirelessly from iPhone, it was a huge breakthrough for the company and its customers since it provided a lot of convenience. Nowadays e-commerce services in the pocket are no longer a breakthrough. But what about opportunities to pay for …

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Vodafone selling iPad Air in the UK

Vodafone has just announced that it’s now offering the iPad Air with Wi-Fi and cellular support in the UK, right alongside the newly announced iPad mini with retina display and Wi-Fi. Expected to land by the end of November, these two new Apple tablets will come as part of a range …

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3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad

Occipital have developed a product called the Structure Sensor, a clip on accessory for the iPad which is designed to allow the user to scan 3D objects as well as to play augmented reality games. Occipital have clearly seen the potential of the Kinect for 3D applications. want to bring …

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Opera release Coast browser for iPad

When faced with something that’s not a computer, nor a mobile phone, what must a web browser company do to innovate? It forgets everything, and starts over. The web has evolved exponentially from drab, grey webpages with blue, linked text to vivid, elegant pages with complex graphics, videos and other …

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iPad shipments may drop to less than 12 million in Q3

Apple’s iPad shipments are predicted to drop to less than 12 million units in Q3 this year, from 14.6 million in Q2. The drop is expected because Apple customers will be waiting on the iPad and iPad Mini refresh. Sources from the retail channel are predicting this decline. Apple’s iPad …

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iPad 5 on track for September release

The new Apple iPad is coming in Q3 this year according to reports online. The last time Apple updated the tablet was in November last year, although it was a minor update to the main update almost 16 months ago. The 5th generation iPad will be a big revenue source …

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Retina iPad Mini beaten to release by high res Nexus 7

2013 is proving a tougher year for Apple, as they face an increasing challenge from competitors such as Samsung. One of Apple’s biggest selling products is the iPad Mini, so it makes sense for them to enhance its capabilities. According to the latest reports, Apple have two refreshes of the …

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Luxa2 launches iPad Mini in car cinema

Check out the publicity documentation for almost any high end vehicle these days, and you can be sure of one thing. There will be greater investment options available for the in-car entertainment than there will for things like the breaking systems. Luxa2 has launched a neat little product that will …

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2013 iPad will be lighter and thinner

Apple generally release their new iPad model around March/April, but due to the late refresh last year, it would appear the company won’t be refreshing their tablet until later this year. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that he doesn’t feel the next generation iPad will hit until ‘the fall’. …

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New iPad set to drive touch panel orders

As Apple prepare their upcoming iPad, touch panel suppliers are expected to see a dramatic increase in orders from the company. The new model is reportedly using the thin film DITO (G/F2) touch panel structure as Apple’s current iPad Mini. This means that TPK, a Taiwan based thin film supplier …

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Android tablet shipments to surpass iPad

Android fans will be rejoicing to hear that Android tablet shipments will be passing Apple iPad this year, for the first time ever. Research house IDC say that Android will be claiming more market share in 2013. Android tablets are made in a variety of sizes and shapes, however Apple …

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iPad Mini shipments outstrip 9.7 inch version

LG Display panel shipments for the full sized iPad dropped from six million units in December 2012 to 600,000 in January 2013. Insiders are claiming that the drop is mainly due to the growing demand for the iPad Mini and that January is a slow month for panel shipments. The …

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Samsung gunning for Apple iPad Mini with new tablet

Samsung have launched their new Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet which they are targeting directly at the iPad Mini which Apple launched in November 2012. Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 8.0 has an 8 inch screen, which is slightly bigger than the iPad Mini’s 7.9 inch. Samsung will be offering a stylus …

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Acer attacks sub-£100 tablet market

We all knew it would happen, but we just weren’t sure when. The price battle surrounding ‘serious/sensible tablets’ looks to be well and truly underway – with former world heavyweight champ, Acer, leading a new charge. KitGuru scans for bargains in its inbox. Using the ever more popular 7″ format, …

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Steam now available for iPad

Steam App

It seems we can’t go a day without Steam or Valve being in the news – and unfortunately it’s never about Half Life 3 – but we’re at it once again today, since the Steam app is now available for the iPad. If you want to pick up the Steam …

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Apple rumoured to be releasing 128GB iPad

According to 9to5Mac Apple may be releasing a new super high capacity iPad with 128GB of onboard flash memory. My sources in Taipei were unable to confirm the rumor, although they had heard it. Increasing the memory to 128GB would double the current capacity. We can only guesstimate a pricing …

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Luxa2 launches new range of Apple accessories

Luxa2 is the ‘executive goodies’ division of Thermaltake. While the core company brand deals with chassis etc and Tt eSports handles the pro-gamers kit, Luxa2 focuses on all things Apple. KitGuru checks the latest offers to see if they are really golden and delicious. Hot on the heels of its …

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Apple double iPad Mini sales due to demand

NPD DisplaySearch have claimed that Apple underestimated the demand for their iPad Mini and the company initially asked their suppliers to supply 6 million of the 7.85 inch display panels. NPD Displaysearch claim that the figure was not enough and Apple are now stepping up the orders to 12 million, …

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Next iPad Mini to boast super resolution display

According to the latest rumours, it would appear that Apple are planning to upgrade the iPad Mini to include a higher resolution display. Digitimes has quoted sources in the backlighting industry who claim that the next generation mini tablet will join the modern age of Apple products. The details are …

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Apple trademarks ‘iPad Mini’ in America

Apple have filed to trademark their ‘iPad Mini’ name in the U.S. Patent and Trademark office last week. Apple said their iPad Mini is a “handheld mobile digital electronic device comprising a tablet computer, electronic book and periodical reader, digital audio and video player, camera, electronic personal organizer, personal digital …

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iPad to drop below 50% market share in 2013

Apple may rule the tablet roost right now, but analyst Sameer Singh predicts that Android based tablets will out sell iPads in Q2 or Q3 2013. This year, sales of Android powered tablets have grown faster than iPad sales in six out of the last eight quarters. Android is a …

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