Cablevision iPad App : 300 Live Channels

Cablevision has released a new iPad app named ‘Optimum for iPad’ that will allow customers to enjoy the Cable Television service from their iPad. With around 300 live channels for live streaming and 2,000 video on demand (VOD) titles, with more VOD titles being added as the cable provider encodes them for IP distribution.

Other features and enhancements include  searchable guide Information, based on genre, cast members, time of day and favorite channels. Together with the ability to control the DVR side of the service as well. Allowing users to schedule and erase DVR recordings directly from their mobile device.


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The iPad Is One Year Old

On April the 3rd 2010, Apple started selling the first generation iPad, one year later we already have the new iPad 2, and the iPad has completely changed mobile computing.

When Apple first announced the iPad, it was met with a lot of criticism and many so called analysts said that the iPad would fail, a lot of people described it as a large iPhone or iPod Touch, one year later the Apple has sold over 15 million iPads, a very impressive number for a new product.

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Apple Patent Shows iWeb Is Headed To the iPad

We have already seen a number of Mac apps arrive on the iPad, we have had Keynote, Pages and Numbers, Garage Band and iMovie and now it looks like Apple will be bringing iWeb to the iPad according to a recent patent.

The guys over at Patently Apple discovered a filing for electronic documents authoring on the iPad and the filing describes a number of apps which are designed to work with gestures and touchscreen devices like the iPad.

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Andy Lark Says The iPad is Gonna Lose The Tablet Wars, Eventually

Andy who? He’s the top marketing guy at Dell and during a recent interview with CIO Australia he totally predicted doom for the iPad, claiming the device was too expensive for its own good. But wait, there’s more!

The picture below depicts Londoners eagerly waiting for the iPad 2. According to Dell’s Andy Lark, Apple’s explosive success won’t matter in the long run.

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Sword And Sworcery LP Launching April 5th

Some of our readers will remember the Sword and Sworcery iPad game that we featured on the site recently, it is probably one of the most unique games on the iPad and it comes with an amazing soundtrack.

Fans of the game will soon be able to get their hands on the soundtrack, as the game creators, and the musician who wrote the soundtrack, Jim Guthrie have announce the launch of the Sword and Sworcery LP, which will be called “The Ballad of the Space Babies”.

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The Typescreen Retro Typewriter iPad Dock

We have featured quite a few different docks and accessories for the iPad here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is called the Typescreen, and it is basically a typewriter style keyboard dock for the iPad and iPad 2.

Unlike previous versions we have seen, this one actually physically types on the iPad’s keyboard when you press a key on the typewriter, which is certainly a unique way to type emails and notes on your iPad.

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Time Warner iPad App Channels Removed, They Explain Why

Recently Time Warner released an iPad app that let people view live TV on their iPad, the app was available to subscribers of their TV and Internet services, but now it looks like some of the channels have been pulled from the application.

It looks like some of the TV networks were less than happy about their channels being available on the iPad, and after Time Warner has been contacted by both Fox Cable, Viacom and Discovery they have had to remove certain channels form the app, and they have issued the following statement.

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Witness Turns Your Mac Into A Burglar Alarm

Witness is a new app for your Mac and it will work with any Mac with a built in iSight camera, what it does is detect movement, so you can set it up in your home when you are out to make sure no burglars are trying to steal your precious gadgets.

If Wintness is activated it will automatically send an alert to your iPhone or iPad, along with photos and videos of what is happening in your house or apartment.

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Boxee Box Receiving iPad Support In May (video)

Boxee has confirmed via a blog post that its iPad support will now be arriving in May when Boxee rolls-out a new firmware update. Boxee also explained that further updates to both to its Boxee Box and other Boxee-based devices will now arrive every three months from there after.

The new iPad support will allow users to video content from you iPad to any device on your network loaded with the Boxee software, whether its your PC system or MacBook Pro. Watch a preview video on the Boxee for iPad application after the jump.

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iPad 2 Gets 1080p Movie Streaming With Clever Accessory (Video)

The new iPad 2 and the existing first generation iPad can stream movies to your Apple TV in 720p, unfortunately it cant do it in Full HD at 1080p, that was until Erice Govoruhk and Kelly McAteer developed their own HDMI accessory for the iPad 2.

As you will see in the video below, this custom accessory for the iPad 2 lets you display everything on your iPad screen on your HDTV, and it was put together using a wireless HDMI transmitter and a USB battery pack.

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Vimeo App For iPhone, iPad 2 And iPod Touch Launched

Vimeo has launched a new app for Apple’s iOS devices, and it is compatible with the iPhone 4, iPad 2 and the fourth generation iPod Touch, and you can now upload, edit, manage and watch your videos from your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

The Vimeo iPhone app will let you capture videos, with focus control and grid alignment, you can then combine, edit and trim your videos, as well as add in a range of features like titles and also add effects to your videos.

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Skyfire iOS Web Browser Updates With Multilingual Support

The iOS version of the Flash playing mobile browser Skyfire has now been updated to support seven new languages including: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Other features added in the new update also include a related sites service, that allows you to see other similar sites to the one you are currently viewing. The feature has been added to help out when you may encounter a site that doesn’t support the Skyfire browser completely or when you might need more information on a subject, via a simply button press.



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