5 Kid-Friendly iPad Alternatives For Ages 4 – 13 And Up

*+-Ever since it first came out the iPad has proved popular with kids as well as adults. There are hundreds, if not thousands of apps aimed at kids as young as 6 months old. However, the iPad is not a toy. Anyone who’s let their small child near an iPad or any other piece of […]

New iPad Now Available in 25 More Countries

New iPad 3rd Gen

*+-Today is the second launch day for Apple’s new iPad, dubbed iPad, and as was announced earlier this week, it is now available in 25 more countries including Italy, Mexico and Spain. The new iPad has marked Apple’s strongest launch to date with the company selling over three million devices already. That number should soon […]

Wrapsol New iPad Screen Protector Review: Easy to Apply, No Bubbles Within a Day


*+-Wrapsol claims to make the “easiest to apply and strongest protective film technology for mobile devices.” The claim that got my attention was this one. Their protector “…actively releases air bubbles.” I hate screen protectors because it’s impossible to apply one without getting bubbles and fingerprints under the protector. This ruins the experience. Wrapsol sent me […]

DirecTV for iPad Finally Delivers Streaming On The Go

DirecTV for iPad Adds Streaming On The Go

*+-DirecTV has updated is popular iPad app and along with it is a feature that customers of the television service have been clamoring for for quite some now. That feature is, of course, the ability to stream content outside of the house, without the need for a DirecTV box. It’s now available with the latest […]

How to Fix New iPad Wi-Fi Connection Issues

How to Fix New iPad Wi-Fi Connection Issues

*+-When I first got my new iPad on March 16th, I immediately noticed that my Wi-Fi signal was much weaker than the Wi-Fi signal found on my iPad 2. At first, I thought it was my actual internet connection but, as it turns out, I wasn’t the only one that found this to be an […]

iPhone Apps Look Significantly Better on the New iPad

iPhone Apps Look Much Better on Apple's New iPad

*+-If you’ve ever used an iPhone application on the original iPad or the iPad 2, you’d know that the experience isn’t all that great. The applications look grainy and they are especially terrible looking when put into 2X view. Fortunately, this is not the case with the new iPad as Apple has added Retina Graphics […]

Why Would You (Or Did You) Buy A 3G or 4G Tablet Instead Of Wi-Fi?

Verizon 4G LTE iPad Setup

*+-Industry analyst Chetan Sharma released a wireless market update report today that reveals, among other things, that consumers overwhelmingly preferred Wi-Fi only tablets to those with mobile broadband capability in 2011. This comes as no shock to us here at GBM. Wi-Fi tablets are less expensive and don’t come with 2-year agreements and ridiculous termination […]

New iPad Shipping Times Improve

New iPad Shipping Times Improve

*+-Last week, shipping times for Apple’s new iPad slipped to 2-3 weeks through the online Apple Store. The shipping delays came after Apple entirely sold out of pre-orders for the newly released slate. Well, just a day after announcing that the device was their strongest iPad launch yet, shipping times have improved to 1-2 weeks […]

Nook Tablet vs. iPad 3rd Gen

nook tablet vs ipad thumb

*+-Each tablet has pros and cons based on how and where you plan to use it, how into eReading or media you are, and how much you’re willing to spend. Need help deciding which one is best for you? Read on for comparison of the new iPad and the Nook Tablet.

New iPad Headed to Italy, Spain and 22 Other Countries on March 23rd


*+-In addition to announcing some mind boggling sales numbers, Apple has also announced that it will be launching the new iPad in 24 more countries, including Italy and Spain, starting March 23rd. Right now, the new iPad is only available in 12 markets around the world including the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, […]

New iPad Sales Top 3 Million

New iPad Sales Top 3 Million

*+-Earlier today during a conference call to discuss Apple’s cash balance, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said that he was “thrilled” by the “record weekend” of iPad sales. Although, he failed to disclose the official figures. Now, however, we know just how many Apple has sold. The company has announced that it has sold more than […]

Best Retina-Ready iPad (3rd Gen) Apps


*+-Now that the new iPad is finally in the hands of the millions of customers who pre-ordered or stood in line for it Friday people are starting to notice the difference between apps made for the Retina Display and those that haven’t yet updated. It’s not apparent in every app, but when it is it’s […]

AT&T “4G” Blows Away Verizon 3G in New iPad Speed Tests

verivon v. at&t speed test

*+-If you want Apple’s new iPad 3rd Gen and don’t live anywhere near either AT&T or Verizon’s 4G areas, then I suggest you go for the AT&T model for one reason. Speed! Our tests show that AT&T’s 3G whips Verizon’s easily. (Read: New iPad Review – 2012) I grabbed my iPad from the hands of […]

How to Set Up Verizon Personal Hotspot on the New iPad 3rd Gen


*+-If you now have a New iPad with Verizon 4G LTE, then you will want to set up the Personal Hotspot feature. This turns your iPad into a mobile hotspot so that you can share your cellular data connection with up to 5 other people much like you can with a MiFi. The Personal Hotspot […]

Developer Teases Untethered New iPad Jailbreak


*+-A short time ago, we told you that the new iPad had already been jailbroken by prolific hacker, MuscleNerd. Well, not to be outdone, i0n1c has debuted a jailbreak of his own showing off an untethered jailbreak for the new iPad and iOS 5.1. Unfortunately, there is no word on when the jailbreak will be […]

Why I Just Might Start Using the Camera on My New iPad

Why I Will Now Start Using the Camera on My iPad

*+-When Apple announced the new iPad, it said that the camera on the device would be better than the mediocre one found on the iPad 2. And I, like many others, got pretty darn excited because I the iPad 2’s camera is absolutely terrible. So bad, that I used it a grand total of twice […]

Not All Retina Display iPad Apps Will Eat Your Storage Space

32 Apps Will Support the iPad's New Retina Display at Launch

*+-In case you haven’t heard, all those Retina Display iPad apps will eat up all of the storage space on your new and old iPad, and even your iPhone or iPod touch. Except that not all of them will. Most apps actually won’t make that much of a dent on your storage space, assuming they […]

AT&T Needs to Change the ‘4G’ Indicator on Its New iPad

AT&T Needs to Change the '4G' Toggling on Its New iPad

*+-It’s finally March 16th and that means that consumers around the globe finally have their hands on Apple’s latest and greatest, the new iPad. That also means that both AT&T and Verizon are now playing host to Apple’s first 4G LTE powered devices. And, expected, AT&T’s device is shows two different “4G” options on the […]