Kindle Fire To Set The Tablet Wars On Fire

Kindle Fire

Amazon has finally unveiled its long anticipated tablet, the Kindle Fire, which may challenge the Apple iPad in the tablet market.

Amazon showed off the tablet with a 7 inch screen on Wednesday, in New York. The Kindle Fire sports a colored 7 inch touch screen display and runs on a totally redesigned version of Google’s Android. Amazon is also using its web-based experience to make browsing the web extremely smooth and fast with its new tablet. In-fact, the techniques that Amazon is using could make webpages load faster on the Kindle Fire than the iPad 2 with A5. Amazon Silk the browser that powers the tablet learns users behaviors and starts caching often visited pages for quicker load times. It offloads content to Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) that shrinks it to a more efficient size. The iPad however, has a larger screen of 9.7 inches, which has its own advantages. Read More

It’s Official – Apple iPhone Event on October 4 at Apple HQ

iphone eventIt’s now official. Apple has just confirmed that it will hold an event on October 4th at its Cupertino headquarters. Invites have been sent, and it includes an image that says “Let’s talk iPhone”.

By now, it is clear that Apple will be announcing a new iPhone this October. Being as detail oriented as its former CEO Steve Jobs, the invite includes 4 icons – a calendar icon with the date of the event, a clock icon with the time of the event, a map icon indicating that the event will be held at Apple HQ in Cupertino, and a phone icon with one notification which many believe to be a sign that Apple will announce only one iPhone or talk about only the iPhone in this upcoming and exciting event. Read More

Google Enters Into Its Teens – Celebrates 13th Birthday

Google's 13th Birthday DoodleThirteen years ago to this day, two people in a dorm wanted to download the entire web on their computers, and make it searchable. Thus, Google was born. With an ecstatic start, passion, and creativity, Google became the world’s most popular and heavily used search engine. Today marks the companies’ 13th birthday, and we are all very excited. On Sept 27, Google put its first birthday doodle, and from that day onwards, each year Google has marked this special occasion with a new doodle. Read More

Future iPhones and iPads to Sport Curved Glass Displays?

apple curved glassAccording to a report by Digitimes, Apple and other handheld device manufacturers are planning to release their future devices with a medium-sized curving glass display, probably in the first half of next year.

“Suppliers of the non-Apple camp are working on products with curved cover glass in attempts to gain a competitive edge in the handheld device market dominated by Apple, sources in the glass industry said.

But Apple reportedly also has bought glass polishing equipment for its suppliers in preparation for the production of devices fitted with curved cover glass. Lens Technology, Fuji Crystal, G-Tech are said to be major cover glass suppliers of Apple. While Lens and Fuji focus on iPhones, G-Tech supplies mainly for iPad.”

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WordPress Updates iOS App, Adds Much-Needed Features

WordpressToday, WordPress released an awesome new update for the WordPress iOS App. This App has been on the App Store for a while, but it wasn’t polished enough, but rest assured as this update fixes that. The update basicaly makes it much easier to create and edit posts, such as many upgrades to the text editor and direct formatting buttons for links, adding quotes, and more. Read More

Snappy Giveaways – Beat Monster for iOS

Beat Monster is a really unique and intriguing game for iPhone in which the table is turned into a controller. Your primary objective in the game is to replicate the beats performed at first with the exact timing. Read our full review of the game here. We are so mad over Beat Monster that we wanted you to have the same fun too. So we asked the developer for some promo codes, and he very graciously gave 20 of them just for you – TheAppleGoogle readers.

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Gartner Says the iPad Will Rule Tablet Market Till 2015

Android based tablets have been released many times, telling their customers to wait till next year, but they have always failed to win against the revolutionary and innovative iPad. And now, Gartner, the research giant, looked at this issue and gave the advice to Android fans and customers to keep waiting, as they claim that the iPad will be the most popular tablet all the way till 2015.
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