Well, weren't you a good boy and/or girl this year! That iPad's going to be your favorite new toy no matter what, but here's how to squeeze the most out of it from day one.
Apparently some T.J. Maxx and Marshalls spots are selling 16GB WiFi iPads for just $399 starting this week. Yes, you read that right—that first number's a 3. This is a good deal, people! Updated.
We ran into Epic Games vice president Mark Rein at Apple's iPad demo event today, happily tapping and gesturing to his heart's content with one of the sleek new tablets. Will Epic bring its Unreal Engine to the iPad?
After burning through most of the games Apple deemed playable on its new iPad tablet computer, I ventured into the off-topic portions of the device. As an iPhone and MacBook owner, would I find the need for something in between?
The Apple iPad may be great for web-browsing. It may be the best slate on which to list half of the 10 Commandments since solid rock. But, for gamers, well, thou shalt have some legitimate doubts about this thing.
Immediately following Apple's iPad reveal event, the Mac maker offered us an opportunity to go hands-on with the touchscreen-controlled tablet. The demo unit came loaded with apps, including about a dozen games. We took (most of) them for a spin.
First! The virtual keyboard on the iPad probably won't work for liveblogging, but it's a helluva lot better than the iPhone. The games? Well, I'll write about that in a minute.
How does the Apple iPad size up to other popular portable devices, gaming and otherwise? We've compiled a sizing chart that compares the iPad to items with similar functions, which could have folks digging out their old Etch-A-Sketches.
EA was present at Apple's iPad event today, giving us a glimpse of the first big-name game running on the iPad, testing the device's power with Need for Speed.
The iPad will run your iPhone applications and games out of the box, but you're going to have to do a little stretching to get the full effect.