Will Apple’s Second Generation iPad Match or Exceed Motorola’s XOOM $699 Price Tag?

Android Tablet Prototype at D: Dive Into MobileWord is Motorola's XOOM tablet will retail for $699 at Best Buy, or $200 more than the entry-level, first generation iPad. The news, obviously, has got a lot a people buzzing — most thinking Motorola is nuts for not offering it anywhere near $499. But the pricing details got me thinking about something entirely different. [...]

Rovi Launches What’s On TV iPad App, Sprinkles in Social TV Functionality

Rovi What's On TV iPad AppLike the Xfinity iPad app from Comcast, but not a subscriber? Well, Rovi earlier this month launched a free iPad app called What's On TV that provides users a swipe-friendly program guide (compatible with most services), search, in-depth program/cast details, program recommendations, and social functionality that taps Twitter for related tweets and check-ins. Overall the [...]

Digital Magazine Sales via iTunes Take a Nose Dive

Wired iPad EditionWWD.com is reporting that digital magazine sales purchased on iTunes for reading on the iPad have taken a nose dive. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, Wired has gone from 100,000 copies sold in June (its debut) to an average of 31,000 copies a month, Vanity Fair went down to 8,700 copies in November from averaging [...]

Get AirPlay Compatibility on Windows with AirMediaPlayer

AirMediaPlayer DemoLookie here. Computer Science students at the Technical University of Serres have managed to get AirPlay to work with Windows XP / Vista / 7. They've graciously created an executable for people to use. However, it does require that Microsoft .NET framework 3.5 SP1, Bonjour (via iTunes or Bonjour Print Services for Windows), and QuickTime [...]

Microsoft Predicted to Announce ARM Support for Windows at CES 2011; The Trouble Is They Already Do

ASUS EP101TC Eee PadThere's a lot a buzz this morning that Microsoft is going embrace ARM processors so it can compete more effectively on the tablet front. Wall Street Journal's sources tell them that it is "part of a broader push at Microsoft to make Windows more 'modular' so that pieces of the operating system that are unnecessary [...]

AirPlay Unofficially Finds Its Way to XBMC

XBMC AirPlay DemoOK, we've seen an AirPlay hack that allows an iDevice to zap content over to a Mac for playback as if it were an Apple TV. Now, we're seeing an iDevice, in this case an iPad, zap content over to XBMC running on Ubuntu / Linux. The python script, as you can see in the [...]

‘My Movies for iPad’ Gets a YouTube Demo by the Developer

My Movies for iPad DemoNothing showcases an app better than a video demo. Attached here is a video created by Brian Binnerup, the developer of My Movies for iPad [iTunes App Store]. He'll show you how you can use an iPad to control/serve multiple host PCs and media center extenders with DVD & Blu-ray movie content throughout the home [...]

Ubuntu One Music App for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad is Now AirPlay Capable

Ubuntu One Music with AirPlay SupportThis is kind of interesting.... Ubuntu One, Ubuntu's cloud storage locker service with music purchase and multi-device sync support, is now AirPlay capable, thanks to iOS 4.2. What that means, essentially, is that Ubuntu One Music (part of Ubuntu One Mobile) can stream your cloud-stored MP3s directly to an AirPlay compatible device, like the new [...]