Will Apple’s magical and revolutionary tablet save the print industry? Although that is still an open question, you can follow a swelling stream of digital subscription dollars originating in the iPad’s Newsstand app back to publishers and that means hope isn’t just alive, it seems to be getting stronger.
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Apple’s new tablet has a “revolutionary” display, that’s unlike anything seen before — crisper text, stunningly realistic photos and mind-blowing gameplay. But, only with apps and games designed specifically to take advantage of the new iPad’s Retina display. Here’s a quick and fully vetted listing of 20 apps updated and ready to rock your world.
Magical and revolutionary enough yet? How about resolutionary? Hmm, however you look at Apple’s latest tablet revision it’s hard not to see an absolute winner. Here are 10 reasons the new iPad is gonna kill it again and tens of millions of unit will get sold this year, changing industries and the economy along the way.
“I just got an iPad and don’t know what to do!” Well, the first thing you should do is get some free apps and not just any apps but the very best of the best of the best, sir, apps! You don’t need to spend a single cent to get any and all of these, the most loved free iPad apps of all time. Step inside for the dish.
Last year about this time, the iPad 2 was coming and so were a slew of slates from Hewlett-Packard, Research in Motion, Samsung and a host of others — all of which failed miserably. Here in 2012, the iPad 3 is just around the corner and, once again, an unruly gaggle of mostly Google Android-powered competitors is also vying for your attention and money — is there anything worth a second look?
“Get ‘em when they’re pups,” goes the old saw. A research study that put Apple’s magical and revolutionary tablet computer in the hands of kindergartners gives that saying new meaning and is yet another data point along the road to a digital education future where individual students actually matter.
Time for Apple to reinvent tablet again? Clearly, the company is in the driver’s seat, so the choice of when and how is entirely up to the Cupertino kids. Whereas it’s technically possible for them to do just about anything mere users can imagine — the company regularly shoots for and hits the stars — most observers expect the company to offer a more evolutionary product this time around.
Steve Jobs learned to sweat the details from his father, Paul Jobs, who took as much time making the back of the fence he built as pretty as the front. In fact, the Apple co-founder was known to fret over the design purity of a computer’s motherboard (if the lines were clean and attractive) and even the color manufacturing equipment. That striving for perfection can be seen inside the today’s iPad.
Apple’s digital textbook announcements, iBooks author in particular, have generated a lot of vituperation, which I often view as an omen of future success.But ignore all of that get back to what really matters — the numbers and the initial data’s looking good, very good indeed.
Education is such a contrived, political issue. A massive and amorphous bureaucracy conjoined at the hip by public sector unions, which together have become an immovable force. Throw in the nutters that want their religion and/or version of the universe’s origins taught publicly and you get the fuster cluck we currently enjoy.