At day 5 of this review week sponsored by BudgetGadgets we will review a Hard Leather Case Cover Bag for the Apple iPad. BudgetGadgets sended us a brown version of their case and can be purchased here for $13.17. At BudgetGadgets.com you can find more than 40 iPad cases and after the break you can read the review of the case you can see above. » Review Week Day 5: Hard Leather Case iPad Cover From BudgetGadgets [review]
OnLive has just re-imagined what is possible on iPad with the OnLive Desktop app, and is available in the iTunes App Store for free. Launching a brand-new chapter for OnLive (and everyone), OnLive Desktop gives users instant access to a seamless Windows desktop experience, with full-featured Microsoft Office applications and 2 GB of free cloud storage for secure file access anywhere. Need to edit a Word doc with redlines and comments? No problem. Need to give some oomph to that PowerPoint deck for your meeting? Go for it: present animations and slide transitions, edit diagrams and embed videos. Desperate for a pivot table in Excel? Pivot away … Anything you can do on your office desktop, you will be able to do on your iPad—at home, in your hotel, anywhere. Check the movie after the break where you can see OnLive Desktop in action. » OnLive Desktop for iPad Now Available on App Store
There is a new music app available in the App Store since today, called Rockmate. Rockmate turns your iPad into a complete music studio easy and super fun to use. You can compose, record and play songs with up to 4 Rock players on one single iPad. Rockmate is easy to play with smart chords progressions, sounds great with separated guitar effects and in-house produced audio samples and is also fully customizable with multiple drums and keyboard styles. » Rockmate For iPad: Whole Music Studio In One App [video]
Solyaris is an exploration into organic information design to visualise movies, actors, directors and their relationship. Search the entire Open Movie Database (TMDb) collection for movies, actors or directors. Expand nodes to gather information about their connections. Learn about the cast and filmography. » Solyaris: A Visual Movie Browser From TMDb For The iPad
Netflix said that a “new tablet experience should be available for members with iPads in a few weeks”. According to a press release Netflix aims to consolidate the apps user interface across iOS and Android tablets with a “much more immersive” design that manages to cram up twice as many movies and television shows as before without looking cluttered. » NetFlix Said New iPad Experience Available In View Weeks
Codify for iPad lets you create games and simulations — or just about any visual idea you have. Turn your thoughts into interactive creations that make use of iPad features like Multi-Touch and the accelerometer. We think Codify is the most beautiful code editor you will use, and it is easy. Codify is designed to let you touch your code. Want to change a number? Just tap and drag it. How about a color, or an image? Tapping will bring up visual editors that let you choose exactly what you want. » Codify: Create Games & Simulations On The iPad [video]
According to the Taiwanese website “Economic Daily News” two potential suppliers: Korean LG Display and Taiwanese AU Optronics, have recently sent samples of their iPad Mini displays to Apple. The Taiwanese website said Apple has already set the specifications for the smaller tablet and will be shipped early next year. It will get a 7.85 Inch Display and gets the same resolution as the iPad 2. Steve Jobs earlier said on a Q4 2010 earnings call that a 7 inch iPad will be meaningless “It is meaningless unless your tablet also includes sandpaper, so that the user can sand down their fingers to around one quarter of their present size“. But this is not the first time Steve Jobs denied a possible product. Steve Jobs did this with a lot of products until Apple was ready to launch them, such as the video iPod or even the idea of tablet PC itself. » 7.85-Inch Screen Rumors: iPad Mini?