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[19 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 1,836 views]
‘Double’: Make Your iPad Into A Telepresence Robot

Well this one is not an app, obviously – it is a kit, complete with a pair of wheels, a battery-powered motor, an adjustable pole and an iPad holder.
“The telepresence robot is controlled remotely by someone using Double’s app on another iPad. The app enables the operator to move Double around its location, with its minimalist design helping to ensure it doesn’t get in the way of ‘real’ on-site workers. The length of the pole can also be adjusted using the app, allowing its user to talk face-to-face with …

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[15 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 5,477 views]
Apple Holds 70 Percent Of Tablet Market

Seven out of Ten tablets sold is an iPad –
“We all know the iPad is king of tablets, but it would appear that Apple has extended its lead in the slate market shipping approximately 70 percent of all tablets in the second quarter of this year.”
If you look at the fact that everyone has a tablet in the market and has a version in the works, that is no small feat.
Source: TC

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[15 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 2,543 views]
20 Million iPad Sales Projected For June Quarter

That would be record breaking. Many analysts believe that Apple would announce record breaking sales for this quarter.
“Charlie Wolf with Needham & Company issued a note to investors on Thursday in which he increased his June iPad shipment forecast from 13.5 million units to 20 million units. He admitted that his initial estimate made in April was “hastily formulated,” which is why his latest prediction is so much larger.”
Source: AppleInsider

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[4 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 1,216 views]
iPad Arrives In China Officially

Well this has been coming for quite some time now – finally, the device is getting released in China officially now.
“Apple’s latest tablet, the iPad, will reportedly go on sale this Monday, June 4th, according to Patently Apple. The blog’s sources claim the Cupertino-based company was recently granted a network access license for the Chinese mainland and a release is imminent. ”
Source: BGR

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[4 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,455 views]
The $399 iPad 2 Has Better Battery Life

A particular variant of the lower priced iPad 2s sold by Apple might have a better battery life due to the chip used, reports Anandtech. But it could be difficult to find, and one needs to open the box to be sure if that is the right variant.
“”The iPad 2,4′s gains in battery life…are significant. We measured a 15% increase in our web browsing battery life, a nearly 30% increase in gaming battery life and an 18% increase in video playback battery life” compared to the iPad 2 with the …

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[3 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,008 views]
Half of all U.S. Households Own At Least One Apple Product

Half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product, according to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey.
That’s more than 55 million homes with at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer. And one-in-10 homes that aren’t currently in that group plan to join it in the next year.

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[7 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 19,351 views]
iPad 3 Can Also Be a Personal Hotspot

In the iPad 3 features, the personal hotspot one is our favorite –
“Now for the first time, you can share the high-speed data connection on your iPad. If your carrier supports it, iPad can act as a personal hotspot for connecting up to five devices — such as a MacBook Air, an iPod touch, or another iPad — over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB.”
Source: Apple

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[4 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,378 views]
Apple AppStore Hits 25 Billion Downloads

We can try to digest the 25 billion number in multiple ways. The most obvious way is to understand how many apps on an average, were downloaded by each person. So the number of iOS devices out there is in the range of 275 million. So we know, each device has had an average download of about 90 apps.which we know, could be wrong, even when you consider a bell curve scenario. Where is the catch?

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[9 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 1,383 views]
iPad3 Casing Photos Emerge On The Internet

Well, the rumors are that the iPad will be released by March. True to tradition, the photos are out on the tubes. Well, not the device of course, just the casing.
“Today the Apple rumor mill is fixated on a photo doing the rounds which allegedly shows the back housing of the next iPad (the iPad 3, or iPad HD, depending on who you talk to). The image, which surfaced on the Repair Labs Blog, is said to be similar to the previous model’s back (that’s the iPad 2 on the …

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[24 Nov 2011 | One Comment | 1,243 views]
’12 Million Kindle Fires To Be Sold In 2012′

Statspotting is reporting that the projected sales of Amazon Kindle fire is around 12 Million for 2012.
“If that happens, it would be Amazon vs Apple officially in the tablet space. We spotted this today:
“Mahaney estimates that Amazon will sell 12 million Fires in 2012 to wrest a 15 percent share of the tablet market from Apple. If he’s right, the Fire will end up generating about $3.2 billion in revenue, or about 5 percent of Amazon’s total”
Statistics Source: AllThingsD”
via Statspotting