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  • March 2, 2010
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Despite the impending local release of the WiFi iPad this month, and the 3G equipped version in April, Australia's two biggest telcos are seemingly no closer to striking a deal with Apple to carry the new device. Responding to Computerworld Australia enquiries, both Telstra and Optus said that they were yet to strike a deal…

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  • February 26, 2010
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The Apple iPad base 16 GB will retail for £389 in the UK and it looks like it will be available closer to April rather than March.  The 32GB WiFi model will be available for £439 and the 64GB WiFi model will be available for £489 according to leaked info explained by Geeky Gadget. It’s…

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  • February 25, 2010
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Pretend for a moment that the Nintendo DSi was a third larger with bigger LCD screens and a blizzard of new apps, including one that let you read eBooks. Would you consider it an iPad contender? Neither would I, but you have to admit, it’s getting harder to tell Nintendo and Apple apart when it…

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  • February 16, 2010
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Well, it looks like anyone hoping that books on Apple’s iBookstore would be as DRM-free as music is on iTunes may be in for a bit of disappointment, as the Los Angeles Times is now reporting that Apple will be making its own FairPlay digital rights management available to any book publishers that wish to…

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  • February 11, 2010
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Evidence continues to mount that early adopters are going to get a bit screwed with the Apple iPad, which has yet to even be officially released for public consumption. As my colleague Liam points out, that shouldn

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  • February 5, 2010
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“One defends when his strength is inadequate, he attacks when it is abundant.”

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  • January 26, 2010
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Got word the other day that another tablet PC – the Handii – will be launching in Australia in March. I’ll have my review unit in mid-Feb, and it will be v interested to see how it and its ilk stack up against the upcoming iTablet. Looking at the Handii website, it seems there will…

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  • January 4, 2010
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This just in: the WSJ is reporting that an Apple Tablet device thinger will ship in March after a January announcement. The announcement should come on the 27th the 28th, according on various sources. Apple Inc. plans to unveil a new multimedia tablet device later this month, but doesn’t plan on shipping the product until…

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  • December 17, 2009
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Reading ebooks on ereaders is great, don’t get me wrong, but at the moment novels (and the occasional textbook) are the only thing most people (including me) are reading on them. What about magazines, blogs, newspapers, and other feeds? These formats represent huuuuge readerships in printed and online publications around the world, and there are…

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  • December 17, 2009
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It may be the world’s last Kindle review, but I’ve lumped in a review of the international (read: Australian) Kindle iPhone app, just to make it look like I’m not asleep at the wheel here. (Hey – I’ve actually been reading ebooks). Verdict: Both are easy to use and together they’re a… ahem, killer kombination.