In March of 2012, the Department of Justice (DoJ) told Apple Inc. and five other major book publishers that it planned to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise prices of electronic books. After more than a year of settlements, litigations, and trials, the U.S. District Court ruled today that Apple is guilty of violating antitrust law and will have to pay damages.
Category: iPad News
Well, it’s about time. When Apple launched its own Maps app and removed Google Maps from the native iOS in fall of 2012, we were excited about a new mapping service that promised cool FlyOver technology, turn-by-turn navigation and all sorts of yummy goodness. We quickly discovered that Apples Maps app is not very good and wanted our Google Maps back.
Only a few months after iOS 6 launched, Google released its Maps app in the App Store, but it was not optimized for the iPad. Nearly a year later, the company has just announced the launch of a new Google Maps for mobile that will be available on the iPad.
For today’s Daily Deal we’ve found 10 great apps to add to your iPad collection. We have 5 productivity / entertainment apps and 5 game apps in today’s bundle.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 80% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
It is time again for another installment of our DIY project spotlight. Every week, we scour the Internet, and talk to our crafty friends, to find you the coolest and cutest in DIY iPad projects. Last week, we told you about a DIY photo booth that requires a bit of imagination and a lot of fun.
This week, we have a great project that turns a moth-eaten old wool sweater into a super cute iPad case. It is time to hit grandma’s winter closet to find the perfect match for your iPad.
In March of 2011, Amazon launched its own service for users to find available apps in one location. The company called it the “appstore” and Apple quickly filed a trademark lawsuit. It didn’t take long for rumors to start that the U.S. District court set to hear the case would probably throw the whole thing out.
In January, Judge Phyllis Hamilton dismissed the false advertising claim that Apple included in its lawsuit because the court had decided that the use of the term “appstore” did not imply that Amazon was affiliated with the iPad maker. “The mere use of ‘Appstore’ … cannot be construed as a representation that the nature, characteristics, or quality of the Amazon Appstore is the same as that of the Apple App Store.”
Back in May, Square revealed the upcoming launch of its newest point-of-sale iPad accessory. The Square Stand is an elegant, sleek, modern iPad display that features a card reader and a swivel mount. The company that reinvented mobile payments has just announced that the Square Stand is officially on sale and ready to ship.
As the summer ticks by and fall grows closer, Apple fans are wringing their hands in anticipation of the company’s next product launch. While nothing is official, we are likely to see a new generation of the iPad and iPad mini. The rumors are just too strong to point to anything different. At the same time that Apple is preparing for what is possibly the biggest launch the company has ever seen, Amazon is doing its own redesigning. According to BGR, the Kindle maker has big plans for the fall 2013 lineup that might put it back on top as the iPad’s biggest competitor. Read More »
Just as we expected, yesterday, Apple launched the third beta for the upcoming launch of the next version of its mobile operating system. While changes to software, mechanics, and design are normal during beta testing, iOS 7 beta 3 includes the biggest change during a beta release the company has ever had. Read More »
For today’s Daily Deal we’ve found 28 great apps to add to your iPad collection. We have 12 productivity / entertainment apps and 16 game apps in today’s bundle.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 86% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
It’s hard to believe but its already been five years since Apple introduced the world to the App Store. The original App Store was launched a year after the original iPhone and was a top priority for developer’s who wanted to create apps for Apple’s popular new smartphone.
To celebrate the 5th anniversary, Apple has put together a timeline of all of the App Store’s key milestones over the years. From 10 million apps downloaded in the first weekend to the 50 billionth app download earlier this year, it’s fun to see what progress the App Store has made in the past five years.