Planetary iPad App Transforms Your Music Collection Into A 3D Universe

The new Planetary iPad App created by the Bloom Studio creates a unique a beautiful way to explore your music collection by creating a dynamic 3D universe based on the music which is loaded onto your iPad.

Once in the app you can visit planets that represent your favorite albums and control the playback of your music via your iPad by browsing and selecting astronomical objects, and best of all its free to download.

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Murdoch’s The Daily iPad Newspaper Lost $10 Million In First Quarter

Rupert Murdoch launched the first iPad only newspaper, The Daily, a couple of months ago, and during a recent earnings call, News Corp released details on how much they had spent on the iPad only publication.

The Daily lost of total of $10 million during its first quarter, although these costs would include setting up this new publication, and development costs, and according to News Corp the Daily is taking in revenue of around $500,000 per week.

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Apple Releases iOS 4.3.3 Software Update

Apple has released the latest version of its iOS software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, iOS 4.3.3, and this latest update from Apple is designed to fix the location tracking bug that we have been hearing about recently.

According to the release notes, iOS 4.3.3 ‘changes to the iOS crowd-sourced location database cache’, which include the size of the cache being reduced, and also the cache is no longer backed up to iTunes.

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iSense Braille Concept For iPad (video)

Designers Kikki Tham Sterner and Johan Ollashas have created an interesting concept that allows the iPad to be potentially transformed into a braille touch device for the visually impaired. The design has been created as and entry into the Future Lions Competition 2011 and consist of a light reactive overlay that is place on the screen of the iPad.

The iSense’s unique light-sensitive film would consist of a grid of bubbles that reacts to varying levels of light, created by the iPad’s screen. This would then create different patterns of small bumps, forming Braille characters on the film. Watch the video after the jump to see how the concept would function.


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miFrame Turns Your IPad Into A Digital Photo Frame

We have featured quite a few different iPad cases, stands and docks here at Geeky Gadgets, here is one for the original iPad that we missed, the miFrame, which turns your iPad into a digital photo frame.

The miFrame lets you use your iPad in both portrait or landscape modes, so as well as using it as a digital photo frame, or for watching movies you can also use it to browse the web and to run apps.

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Apple iPad 2 Gets The Colorware Treatment

We have seen quite a few different gadgets get a new paint job courtesy of the guys over at Colorware, the latest gadget to be available in a range of bright colors in the new iPad 2.

For $400 you can send in your iPad 2 to Colorware and they will give it a special paint job, or you can buy one directly from them, although prices start at around $900 for the base 16GB WiFi iPad 2.

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Intel To Build Future iPad And iPhone Processors For Apple?

Intel already supplies Apple with processors for its Mac line on computers, and now according to a recent report, Intel wants to produce Apple’s iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch processors as well.

Apple currently uses processors that they have designed themselves, and are produced for them by Samsung and TMC, and the possible deal would see Intel manufacturing non Intel processors for Apple for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Apple TV.

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iOS 4.3.3 To be Released Soon, Fix Location Tracking Bug

According to a report from the BGR, Apple is about to release a new version of its mobile OS for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, iOS 4.3.3, and it is designed to fix the location tracking bug that we have been hearing about recently.

Some of the reported fixes in iOS 4.3.3 include that the update will no longer back up the location database to iTunes and also the size of the location database will also be reduced.

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Cool iPhone and iPad cases from LTD Tools Debut

One of my favorite cases for my iPhone 4 is made of aluminum and has a machined look to it. A company called LTD Tools has cases that are also made from metal. The cases are made from metal and are offered in styles with flip up lids that protect the screen. The case also wraps around the device to protect the whole smartphone or tablet.

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Time Inc And Apple Strike A Deal On iPad Subscriptions

After months of negotiations Time Inc. and Apple have finally come to an agreement with regards iPad subscriptions, with Time Inc. now making all its iPad editions free for print subscribers.

As of tomorrow subscribers to Sports Illustrated, Time, and Fortune magazines will be able to access iPad content via apps that will authenticate them as subscribers.

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Apple To Remove Incentive App Installs From Apps

It looks like Apple is removing app install incentives from the iOS App store, in an attempt to clean things up in the app store. Some developers have been using incentives within apps to get users to download more of their apps.

For example some iOS games, require in game credits to proceed further in the game, and to get these in game credits, certain developers have been making people download another one of their apps.

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Order And Chaos Online MMORPG Arrives on iOS Devices (video)

Gameloft’s new and highly anticipated Order And Chaos Online MMORPG game designed for iOS devices has now launched and is available to purchase from the Apple iTunes Store for $6.99.

Order And Chaos Online is Gamelofts answer to World of Warcraft for mobile devices and is a true real-time, full 3D massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG). A Gameloft account and monthly subscription charge is required to play, but on purchasing the game your first 3 months gaming are included in the initial $6.99. After which you will need to pay $0.99 per month, $1.99 for three months, or $2.99 for six months to continue playing online.

Watch the Gameloft Order And Chaos Online trailer after the jump with a fe snippets of gameplay footage included.

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