A Brazilian website MacMagazine claims they received information from a reliable source within Apple, telling the next Apple event will be held somewhere between the 14th and 20th of August. This event will probably be about the next gen iPod Touch “which according to rumors will include a front facing camera” and a new iOS for the iPad. » Rumor: Next Apple Event Somewhere Between 14 & 20 August
From now on you can make phone calls with all your Facebook friends from all over the world for FREE, thanks to Vonage Mobile for Facebook! And guess what, you don’t need any phone number, just tap your friend’s Facebook ID from your contact list and you are good to go. The best thing of all, its not limited to just the iPhone you can also use Vonage on your iPod Touch, iPad or Android. All you need is Vonage Mobile and a Facebook account. » Vonage: Make Free Phone Calls With Your Facebook Friends
Good news, comex released a jailbreak for all iDevices running iOS FW 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 4.0, 4.0.1 and iPad 3.2.1. It is a web-based jailbreak and its probably the most easy jailbreak method ever. All you have to do is go to jailbreakme.com, “slide to jailbreak” and you are done. Now your iDevice will be jailbroken remotely. Unfortunately the servers have some trouble with all the traffic right now, so you may experience some problems while trying to jailbreak using jailbreakme.com.
An iPad stand doesn’t have to be complicated and ugly. Take the Griffin’s Loop iPad Stand, it’s a clean and simple stand for your iPad that will charge or sync your iPad while you use it in landscape or portrait mode. It’s a weighted dock with soft cushioned inserts to protect your iPad from scratches. More info and a video after the break. » Griffin’s Loop iPad Stand
Apple announced in a press release that this Friday, July 23 the iPad will finally be released in 9 more countries including The Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand and Singapore. There is nothing known about the price yet or when the next ship starts, but Apple said they will announce availability and local pricing for these additional countries at a later date. One thing is for sure, the iPad will be available in more countries are promised before the end of the year.
oStylus is a new stylus for touchscreens like the iPad, specifically designed for drawing and sketching. Normally your view is blocked by your finger, but the oStylus is designed so you can see lines and colours as they are being drawn thanks to a hole in the middle. The oStylus isn’t available yet but is coming soon. Movie after the break. » See What You Are Drawing With The oStylus
That the iPad can be useful for artist has just been proven by Kyle Lambert who painted a portrait of Beyonce with only his finger. Kyle used the brushes tool and took him 6 hours to finish his picture. An other artist speed painting can be found here.
My artwork combines traditional painting techniques with cutting edge technology to produce rich, realistic portraits and character based concepts and designs. The iPad expands the possibilities for artists like myself to take digital artwork creation away from the computer and out into the world.