iPad hacker pleads guilty and gets 12-18 month sentence

Jun 24, 2011
Daniel Spitler and Andrew Auerheimer hacked into AT&T servers a while back and gained access to 10,000 email addresses associated with 3G iPad...
Posted In: 3g, AT&T, hacking, iPad

Viacom and Time Warner are trying to get along

Jun 23, 2011
Time Warner Cable wants to let its subscribers stream their cable TV on their iPads. Viacom says no way, that's a violation of their agreement....
Posted In: cable, iPad, Time Warner, viacom

New El Cinco detailrumors

Jun 22, 2011
Maybe we should start calling them detmors. Detailed rumors. Rutails? Bloomberg is sharing possible information about the iPhone 5 (we call it El...
Posted In: apple, El Cinco, iPad, iPhone, iphone 5, rumors

Facebook coming to the iPad finally?

Jun 17, 2011
Looks that way. The New York Times reports that a Facebook app for the iPad is on the way in the next few weeks. It's been one of those bizarre...
Posted In: apps, Facebook, iPad

Poetry lives!

Jun 16, 2011
T.S. Eliot's "The Wasteland" is a #1 selling iPad app. It's an interactive version of the poem that includes annotated manuscripts, archival...
Posted In: apps, iPad, Mentioned on the Show, poetry

There's a new tablet in town

Jun 10, 2011
It's HP's TouchPad tablet. Just announced yesterday - starting July 1 you can get (if you live in the U.S.) the 16-GB one for about $500, and an...
Posted In: Hp, iPad, palm, tablets, webos

Wow. Apple blinks first.

Jun 9, 2011
It's rare to see Apple back down from anything when it comes to content on its ecosystem. They tend to set the rules and providers (music labels on...
Posted In: apple, iPad, itunes

Financial Times circumvents Apple app store to launch app

Jun 8, 2011
Well, this will be fun to watch play out. The oddly colored newspaper Financial times has launched a new app that works on the iPad but doesn't...
Posted In: android, apple, apps, Blackberry, Google, iPad, iPhone, playbook

Foxconn closes Chengdu facility

May 24, 2011
Not something that I love talking about because it seems so crass but the explosion at Foxconn's Chengdu factory in China looks to have a big...
Posted In: apple, China, Foxconn, Hp, iPad, iPad 2

Third Foxconn worker dies

May 23, 2011
An explosion of combustible dust at a Foxconn manufacturing facility has resulted in a third death. The victim was a worker at the Foxconn plant in...
Posted In: apple, China, Foxconn, iPad, iPhone