Tag: iPad

The mini That Drives Apple

The Apple iPad mini is available for the public to buy ( in certain markets it is on preorder). In the US Apple claim they sold 3 million of the devices in the opening weekend. It almost reads like a movie opening night, never mind a consumer electronics device launch. The point is that the mini is the big dark […]

Apple unveil the new iPad

Last night (South African time) Apple unveiled their third generation iPad. A few things were done yesterday that were very different to the old Apple. When Steve Jobs was still CEO it seemed that Apple did not listen to their customers regarding features for a new product. The new iPad interestingly features a few things that can been seen as […]

iPad 3 or iPad HD?

After last weeks announcement that there have been 25 billion app downloads on both the iPhone and iPad, it is no wonder that tomorrow is a day that Apple fans have been looking forward to for a while.  Tomorrow sees the official unveiling of the third generation iPad.  Normally Apple plays coy and sets no expectations to their product launches […]

The Year In Review: Tablets

In 2011, the must have electronic device has been a tablet and I am pretty sure that I can make the argument that tablet usage has become mainstream.  This thought has been confirmed by the amount of tablets (not to be confused with medicine) I have seen in coffee shops and on public transport.  Let me be frank; 2011 was […]

It’s complicated between Apple & Samsung

Intellectual property is what companies use to protect algorithms, product design and certain things that the public never see but use on a daily basis. Every time you do a google search you are using a piece of software code that is arguably one of the most secret pieces of information in the world.  Intellectual property can be seen as […]

Dell-usional Dell

There are certain technology companies that one needs to keep an eye on. IBM, Dell, Sun Microsystems, Google, HP and lately Apple are in this group that has select membership. They either have a history of immense success in a short space of time that leads to an era of domination or consistently reinventing themselves to stay relevant. Regular readers […]

Samsung Galaxy Tablet Review

Samsung was the first major consumer electronics manufacturer to fire a shot at the Apple iPad. Samsung needs to be commended for this as other manufacturers still have not answered the Apple tablet question. I am specifically referring to BlackBerry, Motorola and HP whom have unveiled tablets amid great fanfare but have not yet made them available to the public. Samsung […]

The Second Generation Apple iPad

I deserve a large serving of humble pie. When the first Apple iPad was released a year ago, I painted a bleak picture.  The device was in my opinion doomed and going to be a disaster. Why on earth did I doubt Apple? Simple, I don’t drink their Koolaid. I failed as most gadget maniacs to recognise the impact that […]

The DSTV Drifta Mobile Decoder

Mobile TV has been a white elephant in South Africa for some time. Mobile operators and third party software were seen as the only way for consumers to be able to watch TV on the go. Enter MultiChoice with the DSTV Drifta and many people are interested in watching sport on a mobile device. I think that the Drifta is another […]

From Another Galaxy?

Samsung is the first company to challenge Apple in the tablet arena. The tablet industry has made Apple millions of dollars. The logical assumption is that everyone else wants to be like the popular kid and do the same, right? It looks like other manufacturers (HP, Dell, Asus and BlackBerry) are on the offensive to create a competitor to the […]

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