Toronto Maple Leafs coach uses iPad for coaching

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When the NFL season kicked off a few weeks ago I had a brief discussion with my brother about how great it would be if the coaches on the sidelines used iPads (or some other tablet) rather than regular playbooks. It just seems to make so much sense, and it turns out that the Toronto Maple Leafs agree.

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Colorware launches the Grip for iPad, first physical product

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Colorware already charges huge fees to paint up your electronic gadgetry in a range of different colors, but it looks like they want to sell physical products on their own too. The first of these is the Grip for iPad. Check it out; it’s exactly what you think it is.

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Dell preparing “a whole slew” of products to battle iPad

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Dell isn’t just about laptops and desktops. The Axim line may not have been the most successful thing in the world, but the world’s largest computer maker is ready to give it another go with “a whole slew” of new products that aim to battle with the iPad and other tablets.

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Netflix Canada for iPad review

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Netflix for Canada has launched today, giving access to unlimited movies and TV shows streamed right to your device for just $7.99 a month. The service is available to PCs, Macs, PS3, Wii, iOS devices (iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch) and even Samsung and Toshiba Blu-ray disc players. Netflix plans to add streaming support to XBOX 360 later this fall, VIZIO and Insignia Blu-ray players down the road, as well as Internet TVs from Samsung and Apple TV.

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Apple iPad available for $50 less; refurbished

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Based on the delicate nature of so many other Apple products before it, the iPad was bound to get bashed and bruised from use. So now, the iPad has made its way over to the refurbished department at the Apple store. Buying one of these re-certified tablets will save you fifty bucks over full retail. That is, if you’re willing to take on a refurb.

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iPad 2G in the works, ready by 2011 with reinforced glass

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Suppliers in Taiwan are reporting that the next-generation Apple iPad will be ready in the first quarter of 2011, contrary to previous reports of a late 2010 release. The 9.7-inch touch panel display will have reinforced glass in order to improve upon its predecessor’s lack of ruggedness.

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Newspaper subscriptions coming to iPad and iPhone?

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When I first heard about the Amazon Kindle and Whispernet, I immediately thought that it’s newspaper and magazine subscription model was superb. Now, as the iPad is being viewed as a suitable Kindle alternative, it seems that Apple wants offer up newspaper subscriptions too.

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iPad light painting at its finest

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Sometimes the most simplest looking things can give you a jaw dropping effect. Like this stop-motion animation movie of an iPad sequence of illuminated 3D segments of typography, when photographed in a series and put together it gives a 3D effect of the text being projected. Not quite what R2-D2 would have made for Luke Skywalker, but we’re getting there.

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Just Mobile Alupen stylus for the Apple iPad reviewed

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Just Mobile has “just” released an iPad stylus that allows you to take control of your touchscreen iDevice without smudging up the entire display. The chunky Alupen is a stick 4.75″ thick stick of aluminum in the shape of a pencil, it has an “Ultra-soft rubber nib” on one end which is smooth and finished in matte black. I call it the giant crayon for Apple nerds.

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Apple to release camera-touting iPad before end of year?

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People who aren’t fans of the iPad are quick to point out its shortcomings. It doesn’t have a memory card reader, they’ll say. It doesn’t have a physical keyboard, they’ll mention. It doesn’t have a camera… well, this last bit just may be changing sooner than you think.

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Kensington PowerBack iPad case docks, stands, and charges

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One of the claims to fame that the iPad holds over devices like the Kindle is that it sports “multiple functions.” It would only make sense if its accessories did the same, and that’s exactly what the Kensington PowerBack iPad case attempts to do. On the surface, it may appear to be just like the countless other iPad cases out there, but it hides a couple of secrets that just may set it apart from the crowd

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Spirit HD review for the Apple iPad

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When I first saw screenshots of Spirit HD, my thoughts were “wow sweet.” The graphics are really slick and retro, utilizing the ambience of a glowing LCD, with brilliant colors that transcend you into other dimensions, literally.

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GTA Chinatown Wars HD strolls up to the iPad

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The Apple iPhone is already earning all sorts of street cred as a viable mobile gaming platform, the same is starting to happen with the iPad as well. The latest game to join the tablet-fueled fray is Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD.

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HyperDrive adds card reader, hard drive to Apple iPad

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The Apple iPad is a pretty well-rounded product, but it’s missing some rather important features. What if you need to read an SD card? What if you need extra storage space? You can enjoy both with the HyperDrive attachment. This handy attachment is best marketed as the iPad Hard Drive.

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iOS 4.1 to come to iPhone and iPod, iOS 4.2 for iPad

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Steve Jobs today at the Apple keynote said the company will be updating devices to iOS 4.1 very soon. This update will include various fixes and enhancements, including the proximity sensor issue, Bluetooth, and iPhone 3G performance deterioration.

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