Apple’s iPad selection page for Latin America revealed the iPad 3 will be launching in 13 new countries in that region this Friday, May 11.
There has been great pressure from consumers to offer some variation of multi-user support – allowing individuals to personalize their own iPad profile with custom wallpapers, alerts, mailboxes and preferences.
Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 with improvements and bug fixes.
Update improvements and bug fixes, including:
• Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut
• Addresses bugs that could prevent the new iPad from switching between 2G and 3G networks
• Fixes bugs that affected AirPlay video playback in some circumstances
• Improved reliability for syncing Safari bookmarks and Reading List
• Fixes an issue where ‘Unable to purchase’ alert could be displayed after successful purchase
Rumor has it that the new MacBook Air will arrive in Q3 of this year for the very reasonable price of $799. The Air has progressed fantastically during the past three years, and its position as a game-changing device has been affirmed by the number of slim Windows notebooks – or ultrabooks, as they are known – that have surfaced as a result of its success. Before the device was first introduced, any thin and light portable computer scrimped on features, but the Air offers a smooth and powerful experience – despite boasting a form factor no thicker than 50 sheets of paper.
AT&T has just officially announced that it’s entering the home automation and security business with its Digital Life suite of services to compete with the likes of Crestron, Lutron, and other noteworthy providers of premium home automation. To deliver the functionality demanded of home automation, an array of connected devices will be provided such as cameras, window and door sensors, smoke, carbon monoxide, motion, and glass break sensors, door locks, thermostats, moisture detection, and appliance power controls.
Pod2g, one of the most influential members of the Cydia community, has revealed that he today managed to jailbreak his iPhone 4 untethered on iOS 5.1.
During the last couple of weeks of 2011, and subsequently the first few weeks of this year, iOS users were treated to two fantastic jailbreaks in the form of Corona – which catered to the older, A4 devices – and Absinthe, which followed on with an untethered solution for the dual-core iPad 2 and iPhone 4S devices.
According to analyst, a mobile payment service incorporating NFC technology will be implemented into both the iPad and iPhone in the not-so-distant future.
Of course, since it’s all analysis, evidence is more circumstantial than concrete, yet JP Morgan’s Mark Moskowitz, seems optimistic that Apple is preparing a mobile payment service of some description. His better judgment reckons the service to be called iPay.
Yesterday’s update to OS X Lion Preview 3 adds a very helpful new “Do Not Disturb” feature for notifications. The feature is a toggle accessible at the top of Notification Center that allows users to block incoming alerts and banners. The feature is very important for those who look to focus entirely on the content they are currently working on and do not want to be bothered by new emails, iMessages, calendar alerts, or other types of alerts.
TechBargins publishes the results of its survey to discover what moms want this Mother’s Day.
91% of moms want iPads over flowers this year.
Full infographic below…
Steve Jobs served on the board of directors for Disney and was the co-founder / CEO for Pixar, which was purchased by Disney to create some of the most memorable animated films ever. Jobs also used his knowledge from creating the most profitable retail chain in the world to help Disney rejuvenate their stale retail experience.