Electronic Point of Sale Devices: a History

Epos (Electronic Point of Sale) devices are currently experiencing a boom. Technologies involved (Wifi, internet, portable devices, batteries) have evolved to such a level that allows Epos systems’ wide spread implementation and allows Epos systems to provide many added benefits without hindering either client or vendor. Although it seems that only in the last few years have Epos systems been implemented, the truth is that Epos technology … [Read more...]

How To Use Amazon Cloud Player With Your iPad And iPhone


Amazon announced a few new services this past week which got a ton of coverage not just in the tech sector but the national news as well.  They stepped ahead of everyone (even Apple) by offering their cloud player service which means you can store 5GB of music (free) and then access it from any where using any device (kind of). Except the iPad and iPhone, but here is how to access it using your iPad or iPhone. … [Read more...]

iPad 2 To Be Announced March 2, 2011


We have word that the iPad 2 will be announced on March 2, 2011!  This is not concrete but we have word that there will be an Apple even on  March 2nd and that can really only mean one thing: iPad 2.  Several sources are citing that this date is pretty firm and will be taking place in San Francisco at a venue likely to be the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. No invites have been sent out "yet" but it's only a matter of time before they are … [Read more...]

iOS 4.3 Beta Reveals iPad 2 Models

New iPad 2 models revealed

Thanks to the folks over at Engadget who did some digging into the iOS 4.3 (beta) for iPad we may have some insights into iPad 2. … [Read more...]

Will Your Next Tablet Be Made By Amazon?

Amazon Tablet Computer

Your next tablet might just be made by Amazon.  According to a report over at Digitimes, we may be seeing Amazon deliver their own version of the tablet computer very soon.  Here's what it might actually be. … [Read more...]

To Have And To Hold | Why The 7″ iPad Is Imminent


Today, I was on the train commuting.  That's nothing new.  I was also eating dinner in a restaurant.  Nothing new there either.  But in each of these scenarios I reached into my bag and pulled out my iPhone.  I have a Brenthaven Metrolite bag and it has a pocket on the back for my iPad.  In fact, the iPad is right there. I don't even need to do much to get to it.  But I didn't use my iPad. And the reason why is the topic of this Op-Ed.  … [Read more...]

How Much Of Your iPad Do You Really Own?


I have been following the story of George Hotz, aka Geohot for about a month now.  He's the guy from New Jersey that was the first to jailbreak the iPhone and has since been sued by Sony when he issued a jailbreak for his own PS3.  Apple could not sue him since it was deemed by the U.S. Government that jailbreaking is not illegal. But if that were not the case would they too have tried to sue Geohot? … [Read more...]

The Real Reason RIM Bought Tungle


When the news was announced that RIM (Research In Motion) had purchased Tungle, it did not occur to me until later in the day the real reason they did this. Despite what most people believe, I don't think they did it purely for the social calendering features.  Here why RIM really purchased Tungle. … [Read more...]

Security tips for tablet and smartphone users

A new study carried out in the U.S. has discovered that despite describing themselves as “tech literate”, many smartphone and tablet users don’t have even basic security features activated on their devices. The research, carried out by Experian, found that only 40 per cent of people use a password to lock their phones, and a fifth of those surveyed admitted to staying logged in after checking their emails. Just as many people click … [Read more...]

Toys R’ Us Selling iPad 2 April 17th | But Why?

toys r us ipad 2

We mentioned a story yesterday about Best Buy and their new iPad 2 promotion they are starting on April 17th, and here is another story that broke just this morning regarding Toys R' Us. … [Read more...]

A First Look At Android Honeycomb [Video]


CES, the Consumer Electronics Show is happening this week in Las Vegas and there over rumored to be over 30 tablets set to hit the market.  Wow.   Some say they won't deliver  and some say they are really great devices that will overtake the iPad. … [Read more...]

Where and How To Buy The iPad 2

New iPad 2

Here is where and how to buy the new iPad 2.  On March 11, 2011 the iPad 2 goes on sale and even if you have or haven't ever been to the release of a new Apple product there are some good ways to prepare ahead of time.  With rumored limited production and a new design, the iPad 2 is going to be  an instant hot seller so here is where you can buy and and how to buy one too. … [Read more...]

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