Monday, March 29, 2010
Some analysts think Apple will ship up to 10 million iPads to customers, when the device becomes available Saturday.
This much we know: the new device will be available in all 221 U.S. Apple retail stores and most Best Buy stores this Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.
The iPad, runs from $500 to $840, and lets users browse the web, read and send email, enjoy and share photos, watch HD videos, listen to music, play games, and read ebooks on a thin touchscreen about 10 inches big. Apple says the device has a battery life up to 10 hours.
Apple retail stores will offer a free Personal Setup service to every customer who buys an iPad at the Apple Store.
Friday, March 12, 2010
Hot pop singer of the moment, Lady Gaga, has a new four-pack of songs available for Rock Band.
Also out are new singes from 3 Doors Down, Mute math, the Subways and a Gaga cover song by Comedy Central's Eric Cartman ("South Park"). Cartman covers "Poker Face."
The songs will be added to the Rock Band music store of downloadable content next week for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.
The Gaga songs available will be "Bad Romance," "Just Dance," "Monster" and "Poker Face."
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
We may not know when -- of if -- Tiger Woods will return to the golf course, but we do know when his new EA Sports videogame comes out.
Friday, March 05, 2010
The dates available are for the Wi-Fi model only. Apple plans to release a 3G enabled model in late April.
The iPad is a touchscreen device with a 10 inch screen that will let users do many functions that they currently use a laptop or desktop computer for -- web browsing, email, games, videos, photos, music -- in a lightweight hand-held device. The iPad will also have a built-in e-reader that many publishers are creating specialized content for.
iPad will be available in Wi-Fi models on April 3 in the US for a suggested retail price of $499 for 16GB, $599 for 32GB, $699 for 64GB. The Wi-Fi + 3G models will be available in late April for a suggested retail price of $629 for 16GB, $729 for 32GB and $829 for 64GB.
ChangeWave surveyed 3,171 consumers and found a huge demand for the iPad, saying it was greater than the original pre-release demand for iPhone.