The tech behind these toys involves conductive plastic that interacts with the iPad's touchscreen similar to finger touch. The figurines and other Apptivity objects won't scratch the display, but if you're still worried they'll work even if there's a screen protector on.
Whenever you sell your electronics to a reseller (or even return an item to the store after having used it), you should always be sure to erase the data from it completely. You can't count on the reseller or the store employees to do it for you.
Last week GreenPois0n released their iOS 5 jailbreak, but Windows users were left out of the fun at first. Don't fret PC people, the Windows version of the jailbreak is now a reality. The GreenPois0n team added a download link to the original post. They're also promising that a version for Linux users is coming soon.
There are dozens of accessory and case makers in the world attempting to solve the problem of protecting your precious iPad or Android tablet from the pitfalls of modern life.Some solve this by wrapping it in armor or gel or just mounting it to a stable surface, never to move.Some solve this by wrapping the tablet in balls.