This means that all five book publishers named in the lawsuit have officially settled out of court with the DOJ, leaving Apple to fend for itself against the government agency.
Category: iPad News
Here at PadGadget, we’re always looking for new stands and mounts for our iPad. We’ve tracked down mounts for your car, your wall, and even your refrigerator door. We’ve found stands for laying down, sitting, and even to replace you in the board room, but what about a stand for the bathroom? Sure, no one wants to admit to using their electronic devices while on the pot, but we all do it, at least secretly. CTA Digital has made a classy iPad stand, complete with toilet paper roll, so that you can do your business, hands free.
News aggregator Zite is on a mission. The “intelligent magazine” has been tweaking and reworking their app like crazy these days. Version 2.0, which is only two months old, changed practically everything about the way Zite looked, felt and worked. Personally, I loved the changes and have been completely satisfied with the results. The developers at Zite, however, have not. Today, the app received another major update with “DOZENS of new features, enhancements and bug fixes.” So far, I’ve loved all of them.
Popular internet retailer ModCloth launched a new iPad app this morning, giving shoppers a way to make purchases from the indie/retro-style store right on their tablets.
Over the holidays, the husband and wife team behind the website noted that approximately 30 percent of the site’s visits came from mobile devices, prompting them to consider an iPad app.
This morning, Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn filed suit against Apple, demanding that it hand out a portion of its $137 billion to investors. In an interview, Einhorn said that Apple was holding to a “Depression-era” mentality, hoarding cash and only investing in safe, low-yield securities. Greenlight Capital is a major Apple shareholder.
In response, Apple issued a press release saying that the company is actively exploring options for returning additional cash to its shareholders, and that it would “thoroughly evaluate” Greenlight Capital’s proposal to issue some form of preferred stock. Read More »
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.
There are certain people, most often, though not always, women, who can’t get enough pink. While Apple has yet to make a pink iPhone or iPad, pink Smart Covers and other rosy-hued accessories are very popular with iOS users.
If the folks at Dexterous round up enough Kickstarter backers, then iPad users will soon be able to purchase a Stylex 3-in-1 Writing Tool in soft pink. Did I mention in comes in black too, if you must. The Stylex combines a pen (choose from a dependable ballpoint or colorful Hi-Tec-C), a mechanical pencil, and a 3.8 mm stylus with an eraser on top.
Last October, Apple began its mixed dividend payout and share-repurchasing program. Financial analysts considered this move by Apple to be unusual and expressed their disappointment. Today, Reuters is reporting that Greenlight Capital hedge fund manger David Einhorn is expressing his disappointment in Apple by suing the company.
According to Reuters, Einhorn said that, while he admires Apple, he believes the company has a “cash problem” that needs to be fixed by giving away perpetual preferred stock with a 4 percent yield.
When you say “Bismarck” does your child know to parrot back “North Dakota” (like little Noah in the Simpson’s episode “Father Knows Worst“) or does he greet you with the same blank stare he usually reserves as a response when he is asked to clean his room? Even if your child hasn’t yet had to memorize the Fifty Nifty United States and their capitals, many parents want their children to possess a basic knowledge of their home country, as well as the world.
Recently we covered top world geography apps, but there are a number that focus specifically on the United States. Whether your child prefers to explore US geography by playing games, completing puzzles, or taking quizzes, there is sure to be an app to please him.
IK Multimedia, the leading iOS accessory maker for music-related products recently updated their popular AmpliTube guitar and bass effects app to include “Loop Drummer,” a personal drummer inside your app.
Through an in-app unlock, users can access Loop Drummer, which is a loop-based customizable drum track that you can sync to your AmpliTube recorder. You can either play along with a single loop, or put together a full drum track, complete with intro, basic beats, fills, and an ending.