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[31 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,563 views]
The $1,000 iPad App

TC is reporting the launch of BarMax, the $1,000 iPad App, that will help law students pass the Bar exam.
The reason the $1,000 price (the max you can charge in the App Store) is reasonable for this app is because of both the massive amount of data included — just about 1 GB — and because the course that students typically take for Bar exam prep, BarBri, usually costs something like $3,000 to $4,000 for the same type of information prep.
More importantly, the app appears to actually work. The …

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[28 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,982 views]
iPad 2: 3 Versions For 2011

Adding to the rumors on the iPad2., we now have some sources reporting that there would actually be 3 new versions of the iPad2 for 2011.
Apple is expected to release three versions of iPad 2, supporting either or a combination of Wi-Fi, UMTS and CDMA, for 2011 with mass production to start as early as the later half of January. Apple will ship about 500,000-530,000 units to channels in January with shipment ratio of Wi-Fi, UMTS and CDMA models at 3:4:3, according to industry sources, citing upstream component makers.
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[17 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,922 views]
Coming To An iPad Near You: “The Daily”

The secret iPad newspaper, Murdoch’s “The Daily” will be out on Jan 17, reports AllThingsD.
“Given that News Corp. has hired dozens of blabby journalists for the Daily, and interviewed many more, lots of other details about the app/service have leaked out already: It will come out daily, it will sell for 99 cents a week, it will use lots of video and it will have cool multimedia bells and whistles, including some kind of 3-D effect that lots of people are very excited about. And Apple CEO Steve Jobs may …

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[1 Dec 2010 | No Comment | 1,202 views]
iPad’s Grand Entry Into Wall Street

Bloomberg is reporting that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will give its investment bankers iPads to provide an additional mobile tool as Apple Inc. expands its domain to Wall Street, threatening Research in Motion Ltd. in a market it traditionally dominated.
“We believe there are real benefits in our working environment that can be realized using this device – as well as the personal productivity and enjoyment that come as part of the package,” two managing directors at New York-based JPMorgan said in an e-mail obtained by Bloomberg News.

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