iPhone OS 4 event on April 8th

Apple will hold an event on april 8th at 10am covering the future of iPhone OS. Will iPhone users finally get multitasking? What other improvements might be included?

Both, engadget and SlashGear already announced that they will be there, feeding you with information in real time.

Apple iPad review roundup

The iPad hit the stores yesterday and I guess every tech-related website is working on a review right now. A few are done already:

engadget did a very comprehensive review which covers every aspect of the device. Click here to read it.

While being a bit less structured than the review by engadget, the review by SLASHGEAR is still very good and extensive as well. Click here to read it.

This is not really a review. TechnoBuffalo rather did two mini-reviews covering the aspects typing and web browsing on the iPad.

Typing on the iPad: Good, Bad, or Ugly?

Web Browsing on the iPad

Videos: iPad unboxing and a review

Today, my RSS reader was full of posts regarding the first iPad reviews which hit the web. They usually were small one-sentence-reviews. The following two videos were the only moving pictures I found. While the first is just a (very) quick unboxing, the second video is a nice walkthrough through the major features of the iPad. Enjoy!

PCMag: Apple iPad video review from PCMag.com Reviews on Vimeo.

via: wired.com

Download and try Fennec on your Motorola Milestone / Droid now

Martin Schirrmacher, a german developer, just released a working port of Fennec (Firefox Mobile). Motorola Milestone and Droid users can click the link below to download it (I am not sure if it is working on other Android devices. It might be compatible with all Android 2.0+ phones.).

Note: It’s a 11 MB file and takes up 41 MB when installed. The UI is working but is very laggy.

Download Fennec (Username: fennec, Password: android)

The most useless machine ever created!

"A machine is any device that uses energy to perform some activity. In common usage, the meaning is that of a device having parts that perform or assist in performing any type of work. A simple machine is a device that transforms the direction or magnitude of a force without consuming any energy. The word “machine” is derived from the Latin word machina, which in turn derives from the Doric Greek μαχανά (machana), Ionic Greek μηχανή (mechane) “contrivance, machine, engine” and that from μῆχος (mechos), “means, expedient, remedy”.”

- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Check out the fresh iPad Video Tours

Apple just published a bunch of videos on their website guiding you through the core Apps of the iPad. Hit the link to watch them now.

Video Preview of the iPad App Store

I was about to set up a post about Apple starting to ship preordered iPads today but both the blogosphere and twitter are nothing but a big can of spam regarding that topic right now. So I came across this video and decided to show it to you. It’s a quick run through the iPad App Store and reveals some details like remakes of iPhone classics and App pricing (which seems much higher than the iPhone equivalents). Enjoy!

Browsing the iPad App Store: A Video [By @viticci] from Federico Viticci on Vimeo.

via: technobuffalo.com

Zenonia is available for Android now

I fell in love with this game when I tried it on a friend’s iPhone. It has just been made available for Android phones via the Android Market:

    
"LOS ANGELES, CA - March 26th, 2010 - GAMEVIL(R), a leading mobile games publisher and developer, today announced that its award winning classic action role-playing game ZENONIA(TM) is now available on Google”s Android Market. The game will support both HVGA and WVGA screen resolutions and will be available for Android 1.6 and above.

"The landscape of smartphones is changing everyday and we”ve been continuously adopting new platforms including Android.", said Kyu Lee, Head of GAMEVIL USA. "More and more Android users have been continuously asking us to bring ZENONIA to their phones these days, and fulfilling these demands is what excites us the most."

ZENONIA is now available for $5.99 on the Android Market. For more details, please visit www.gamevil.com

About GAMEVIL
GAMEVIL is a premier mobile game publisher located in Seoul, Korea and Los Angeles, USA. Established in 2000, GAMEVIL has earned a reputation as one of the best companies in the mobile games sector by crafting award winners in a diverse portfolio of games. GAMEVIL is well known for revolutionizing the sector with its original and innovative mobile games, backed by unparalleled expertise in advanced mobile technology. As a world class leader in mobile games publishing, GAMEVIL continues to lead the sector with a commitment to establish mobile as the definitive mass market entertainment platform of the world.”

via: gamevil.com

Approved iPad Apps got leaked (Full List)

PadGadget did some research in the iTunes database using the web interface and came across a few titles with an HD suffix.

"HD is not a universal title for iPad apps, some developers are instead choosing “XL” to denote their iPad version or simply creating a universal build so that both the iPhone and iPad versions are contained in a single app."

PadGadget published a list with some specific titles and TechnoBuffalo did their best to complete it:

  • Ammoin HD
  • Azkend HD
  • Children’s Animal Sounds for iPad
  • Children’s Vehicle Sounds for iPad
  • Cogs HD
  • Collage HD
  • Coloring Book for iPad
  • Cro-Mag Rally for iPad
  • Flight Control HD
  • Galaxy Collider HD
  • Glow Hockey 2 HD
  • Grind HD
  • HD Recovery
  • JellyCar 2 on iPad
  • Labyrinth 2 HD
  • London Tube Maps for iPad
  • NaviCAD for iPad
  • NBA Hotshot HD
  • NBA Spin
  • Numba HD
  • Plants vs Zombies HD
  • Rocket Solitare for iPad
  • Sherlock Holmes Mysteries for iPad
  • Sinterra HD
  • Sparkle HD
  • Worms HD
  • Zen Bound 2



Note: clicking one of the links just leads to an error stating that “the item you’ve requested is not currently available in the US store.”

via: padgadget.com

via: technobuffalo.com

Geohot shows jailbreak that will probably work on the iPad (video)

From his blog:

"The jailbreak is all software based, and is as simple to use as blackra1n. It is completely untethered, works on all current tethered models(ipt2, 3gs, ipt3), and will probably work on iPad too."

Here is the video:

via: engadget.com

source: iphonejtag.blogspot.com

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