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You know, when Steve Sprang demoed the iPad version of Brushes at Apple’s Jan 27 event, I swallowed a filthy lot of inundating and excited ohmygawdthatsgreat saliva. All that screen real estate. All that room for erasing mistakes. But brushes is simple, meant for attacking a little creativity. Lucky Clan’s ArtStudio sends in the calvary to strike more advanced enemies: transparencies, layers, and needem’ filters. In many ways, it is the best drawing app for the 3,5 inch screen. Feel free to discuss this review of ArtStudio in our forums.
Amidst the hype and hate of last week’s iPad announcement, the globe has continued to revolve, life has continued to rush on, and Apple’s competitors have continued whetting their development stones. Google, among that number have just put up some nice piccies and a video of their Chrome OS-powered tablet.
Piccies, video and more after the gap:
The development community have wrapped 140 000 apps under their collective belt; Apple have seen 3 billion apps downloaded from the App store; and the hitherto iconic iPod is fading into Apple’s focal background even as it surpasses an impressive number of its own: 250 million units sold. Steve Jobs and Apple haven’t made any promises – the iPad isn’t even at market yet. But it has pulled at myriad heartstrings: it has grabbed the spotlight. But why is it important and is it worthwhile to buy, and if so, who will benefit from it?
I assume that most of you will not be at Apple’s “Come see our latest creation” event in San Fran @ 10 AM PST (1PM EST) – neither will we. But, we will be here to greedily discuss new items, apologise for the reality, and sympathise with those who want just ‘one more thing’ after the show.
Remember that the event most likely includes the unveiling of the following:
- the iSlate, iPad, iTablet, iWhatever
- iPhone OS 4
- Possible MacBook upgrades
- Announcement of the iPhone 4G
- Duke Nukem Forever
Keep an eye here for TMA’s take of the event, but if you want to enjoy an up-to-the-minute show check out AppleInsider’s live coverage of the event.
NBC and McGraw have officially entered the fray: yesterday, the two met on the tube (no, not that one) to discuss nothing less than Apple’s new mobile platform. Rumouring has been stuffy in the last half decade surrounding what very well may debut today, and Terry McGraw, president of McGraw-Hill, elucidated the growing speculation that the iWhatever will run on iPhone OS and have ties with book publishers. 95% of McGraw-Hill’s content is available in some sort of eBook format. The platform should expand to include professional and higher educational materials and we can only speculate on subscription services.
While the whole live world is holding it’s breath for tomorrow’s earth-shattering Apple Event, Eugen Erhan and Tudor Muscalu from Fredo&Pid’Jin have drawn a little view of the upcoming event of their own.
The amount of rumours, having circulated around the iTablet in general and the possible upcoming event at the end of January in particular has probably been second to none. Some of bloggers out there have taken a tally and counted up to 70 news pieces on the Saturday following Christmas alone. And all of this without any confirmations from the big A themselves.
Let’s keep this short: there is no reason for a virus, trojan, phishing-friendly OS should be on a mobile phone whose primary application is telephony and internet communications. But for those who want to run their phones like their computers; for those who love Norton, Mcafee, et al., there is a phone for you. Perhaps it is just that in the face of overwhelming expectation for Apple’s iSlate – which may be unveiled at Apple’s “Come see our latest creation” media even on the 27 January – this barely-pocketable phone which is hamstrung by an ageing OS gets to see the light of news and rumours sites. Oooops…
Anyway, the ITG xpPhone can be configued much like a Windows PC with all sorts of stuff you don’t need from 400$. G’luck.
When I gets excited, I drop me grammar. Apple ain’t only gonna put up a new event, they is definitely debuting something. I reckon the ‘come see our latest creation’ ain’t just a new MacBook – though with my bloody breaking MBP, that would be nice – it will prolly be something ever more sexy. Think iSlate. Ain’t nothing confirmed yet, but the web’s knickers are all bunched up about the same thing: Apple’s iSlate tablet computer.
Bad Apple. How can you blind your faithful fans with happy lights whilst causing the frowns of your competitors? How can you sit back feigning that ain’t nothing happening and meanwhile sink the world’s OLED touch screen tugboat?