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Potentially nasty new iPhone security flaw discovered

Apple iPad: Analyst Rachets Down Unit Sales Estimate - WSJ

Credit Suisse downgrades Verizon, says AT&T likely won't lose exclusive iPhone deal until 2011 - latimes.com

Apple Bans Location-based iPhone Ads -- InformationWeek

zoomIt brings SD card access to iPhone, iPod touch | iLounge News

iPad pre-orders overwhelm Norwegian stores

iPad tablet computer consists of components that cost only $219.35

Microsoft's Bill Gates Comments on the Apple iPad - AllThingsD

iPad news from Redpark Product Development

Dev-Team Blog - Scam season

Bill Gates on iPhone: 'Oh my God, Microsoft didn't aim high enough'

Photoshop App Tops 6 Million Downloads On The iPhone

Former CNET Wants To Fund Your iPad App - ReadWriteStart

Apple placing ban on jailbroken devices? | iPodNN

>5000 Apps Banned; The New Rules « Chillifresh

Rumor: The iPad To Go On Presale Next Week

Is Apple Preparing To Add An ‘Explicit’ Section To The App Store? | Cult of Mac

AT&T tops in PCWorld’s 3G wireless testing - msnbc.com

91% Of iPhone Users Would Recommend Device Vs. 69% Of webOS Users

Apple raises limits on downloads via 3G

Possible Apple iPad Dashboard Key Spotted - PCWorld

Steve Jobs Still Using iPhone OS 3.1.2; Surely Not Jailbroken? - HotHardware

 

Applications and Software Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii - iPhone App

Sketchbook

Type Drawing

Word Ace

Bill Tracker

Slingbox Player

Categories - Cydia / Rock

Pedometer

Knocking Live Video

Navigon

Crazy Hamster

 

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Links Mentioned in this Episode:

The iPad: Battery life claims, Microsoft Office compatibility - Geek.com

Confirmed: iPhone OS 3.2 has support for video calling -- Engadget

Wondering Why You Can’t Pre-Order an iPad? It Isn’t Legal Yet - Wired.com

The iPhone grabs/loses market share - Apple 2.0 - Fortune

Apple Has Another Tablet In The Works. - TechCrunch - (Pure BS)

Did Steve Jobs’ iPad Have An iSight Camera? | Cult of Mac

Hot Apps - Palm Developer Center

YouTube - Sir Patrick Stewart #dig_nat

BackOff Shortens Long iPhone and iPod touch Sync Sessions - Lifehacker

Apple releases iPhone OS version 3.1.3 | CNET

Are iPad Skeptics as Wrong as iPhone Naysayers Were? - PCWorld

Plantronics Voyager 855 Stereo Bluetooth Headset | Calls & Music

Wired’s Magazine App For iPad Won’t Work On The iPad – Oops! | Cult of Mac

Apple Now Lets You Preview iPhone Apps In Your Browser

AT&T Gives Green Light to Sling TV Over 3G - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

iPhone dev to make an app in one week -- live on the web

iPad Study: The More You Know, The Less You Want One - PCWorld

Survey: Majority of people don't want an iPad | Technically Incorrect - CNET

Only 9% To Buy iPad? Polling Shows Weak Demand For Apple Tablet

Report: Mac U.S. Marketshare Hit 8.8% In Third Quarter | Cult of Mac

Only 9% To Buy iPad? Polling Shows Weak Demand For Apple Tablet -TheNextWeb

Apple iPad Hoopla Fails to Convince Buyers | Retrevo 

 

Jailbreak Info for v3.1.3

Dev-Team Blog - 3.1.3 and thee

Jailbreak iPod touch 3.1.3 Firmware | Redmond Pie

Jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 with Redsn0w 0.9.4 | Redmond Pie

ModMyi.com » How to Jailbreak 3.1.3 iPhone 3G & iPod Touch 1G/2G

 

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Tii - App

Sketchbook

Craigslist Pro App

MotionX GPS Drive

iMediaShare

Sheep Launcher Plus

IPTT

 

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:03 AM
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A phrase I have quoted before and will quote again is that  "There are lies, Damn Lies and then Statistics." Let me show you what I mean. There was a survey that was done both before and after the iPad was announced of over 1000 random US users of the service doing the report. In the second survey 82% of those contacted had heard of the iPad. Prior to the Jan 27th event only 48% had heard of an Apple Tablet that might be revealed. So Apple grew product awareness from 48% to 82%. Pretty nice.

Lets put the mac market share in perspective. In the 3rd Quarter of 2009 in the US Macs had an 8.8% market share of PC sales. This according to Gartner. That was Apples best market share since the 80's and a slight improvement from the 8.6% market share from the year earlier period.

What if I told you the survey found that of those that had heard of the iPad 11% answered that "I think I would like to buy one" and another 26% said "I'm interested but I need more information before I'd buy one"  or spun another way 37% said they were interested in the iPad and / or wanted to buy one. Over one third that knew of the iPad after the event on the 27th were interested in the iPad. That is really impressive. Even if you took it back to all those that responded 30% were interested in the iPad. That is over 3.5 times the market share Apple currently has with the Mac. That is what the survey said. Those are the facts from the Survey.

If you projected that out to the US population as a whole - Over 31 Million iPads could be sold to those that want one now and another 73.5 Million to others interested or that there is potential demand of over 100 Million iPads in the US alone. Again that is based on the survey numbers. But let me show you some of the headlines for the survey - Starting with the one from the Company Retrevo that actually put this survey together.

Retrevo - "Apple iPad hoopla fails to convince Buyers"

PC World - "iPad study the more you know the less you want one"

CNET - "Survey - Majority of People don't want an iPad"

The NextWeb - "Only 9% to buy iPad? Polling shows weak demand for Apple Tablet"

Yup those are the titles of the blog posts out there all from the same survey data I just spun a different way. I think Apple if they even bothered reading the post from Retrevo was doing cartwheels because 37% or 30% or 11% or even 9% interested in the iPad and / or wanting to get one - is really really good and higher than their current market share for Mac's. Yet Every and I mean Every Post on these results was negative and coming to the conclusion the iPad will be a failure or not a significant player in the market. I think looking at these numbers nothing could be further from the truth. But then again there are Lies, Damn Lies and Blog Post titles from Retrevo.  Comments are welcome below. 

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TFT LCD - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Apple Details First iPad Accessories - PCWorld

First iPad sales estimates: four million this year, double that in 2011

Mac News: Computers: Apple's Plunge Into the Open Waters of Tablets

McGraw-Hill axed from iPad launch after CEO leaks on TV | VentureBeat

iPhone SDK calls out nonexistent iPad cam, confirms split views

Jailbreak iPad

AppleInsider | Wall Street expects iPad to sell 1M-5M in first year

AT&T Reports 3.1 Million iPhone Activations in 4Q 2009 - Mac Rumors

FAQ on the Apple iPad’s IPS display -- Government Computer News

iCall App Allows 3G VOIP Calls for iPhone, iPad - VOIP

Apple's A4 IPad Chip Could Find a Home in IPhones - PCWorld

Pee-wee Herman gets an Apple iPad in new Funny or Die video

The Flash Blog » The iPad provides the ultimate browsing experience?

Adobe Plays the Porn Card in Flash Campaign Against iPad | Wired.com

How many icons on that iPad dock?

Bank Account Fraud? There's an App for That at SmartMoney.com

YouTube - Stephen Colbert has an iPad! (HQ)

 

Apps and Software Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii - App

Doodle Buddy

iWriteWords

ooTunes

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:00 AM
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Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Woman Uses iPhone App to Get Pregnant

Live from the Apple 'latest creation' event -- Engadget

Apple - iPad - Technical specifications and accessories for iPad.

MadTV's iPad Video: Sketch Show PREDICTED Apple Product

That Time Of The Month: iPad Jokes 

8 Things That Suck About the iPad - apple ipad - Gizmodo

 

Apps and Software Mentioned in this Episode:

i-Inject - Episode Sponsor

Tii App

TrippingFest

Remotely Possible

Sort Shots

TrakArt

The Free Menstrual Calendar

 

 

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:01 AM
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The "iPad" is announced officially and you probably already know my thoughts on the name.  Which we will go over along with the iPad itself in Ep 118 which should be out later this evening. But in the mean time here are the bingo card results and also how I did on my speculation of the specs vs. the reality.  Both charts I will go over in detail on Ep 118.

First up is the Bingo card results that shows which rumors were true and which missed. And once again Bingo did not happen.

 

The next chart is how I personally did with my speculation for specs back at the end of December.  

 

And Yes I am getting an iPad - most likely the 64 GB WiFi only version as I already was mentally ready to spend more than that.  

Update: Thanks to John in Mesa AZ for pointing out the error with Bluetooth keyboard support - the iPad does have it.  So changed to green above.  

Category:breaking news -- posted at: 11:18 PM
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(Thanks Dave for the heads up)

Well I guess when the company has your last name and your are the CEO you don't worry about spilling the beans and those darn NDA's.  After all you really don't need to worry about those things when on CNBC it's not like anyone is listening.  

Wow is all I can say.  Someone at Valley Wag owes him some money. He even talks about it being based on the iPhone OS. Nice - Think Steve and Company are happy about this one.  

Here is the video of him talking about it back end of the video.

Category:breaking news -- posted at: 10:41 PM
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Download Sn0wbreeze to Jailbreak iPhone 3.1.2 Firmware | Redmond Pie

Verizon and AT&T May Both Get Apple Tablet - PC World

Bookies take bets on Apple tablet's name

iPhone dominating mobile web in Americas and Europe

Mac News: Wireless Foes May Have to Share Apple's New Toy

Enable Disk Use On Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking - TechnoBuffalo

iPhone Exclusivity Going Away On Wednesday - HotHardware

Steve Jobs - Tablet “Will Be The Most Important Thing I’ve Ever Done.”

Apple Tablet: The Second Stage Media Booster Rocket

Apple - Quarter 1 - 2010 Financial Results

 

Apps and Software Mentioned in this Episode:

Tii -App

AntiStress

CropForFree

Art Camera

Grand Theft Auto

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:32 PM
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Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Apple responsible for 99.4% of mobile app sales in 2009
Workers at iPhone’s Supplier Strike For Bonus - Bloomberg.com
Gaming Industry Invited to Apple Media Event - Mac Rumors
Bingo Card Time - Tii
Complaints rolling in about Google phone - CNN.com
Verizon Wireless - Mobile Broadband - Products
Will Apple's Tablet Actually Be Called the iPad? Mac Rumors
24 Free iPhone Apps for Job Hunting
Apple bunging Bing search into iPhone? -- Engadget
Amazon offers publishers new 70% Kindle deal | 9 to 5 Mac
thestreet.com - exclusive-apple-tablet-headed-to-verizon
Man Buried in Haiti Rubble Uses iPhone to Survive - Wired.com
YouTube - Adding More iPhone Application Pages
AppleInsider | Wintek strike settled in China
1-in-5 consumers likely to buy Apple tablet, poll says
New Tablet Details: Twin Dock Connectors - iLounge


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i-Inject - Sponsor

Tii - App


Doodle Buddy
MobileToolz
Mi Coqui
GiftGiver
Marine Sharp Shooter
Nova
Eliminate Pro
Pocket First Aid and CPR
Alice.com
Text Plus
CyDelete - Cydia
Labymania

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