Apple iPad - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Apple iPad BoxYesterday's Apple event was covered LIVE on this blog providing you with latest up-to-the-minute updates of the event as Apple iPad specifications, price and features got unveiled, today I will be sharing a complete round-up of websites and videos with individual expert opinions covering all the good, the bad and the ugly about the newest iDevice so you can decide whether to go buying it or not.

Complete Roundup Of Apple iPad Videos :

Apple iPad Official Video

Apple iPad - Price, Features, Images And Videos

Apple iPad LogoSteve Jobs has finally unveiled their highly anticipated tablet computing device as Apple iPad at the ongoing Live Apple announcement event, here are few original images showing Apple iPad in action.

Apple iPad High-res Image

Watch Apple Event Live As Steve Jobs Announces iPad

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is going to unveil his latest creation at Today's Apple event, the highly rumored Apple Tablet computer has yet to get an officially confirmed name but with highly anticipated names like iTablet, iPad and iSlate the world is eagerly waiting to watch the Apple announcement event today to see what the company has to offer.

You can catch the news as it happens at today's Buena Gardens Apple Event via the Live Streaming Video Coverage below (after the jump) starting from following times world-over :

Date : 27th January 2010
Apple Announcement Live Streaming Start Time :

  • Central : 12:00 PM
  • Hawaii : 07:00 AM
  • Pacific : 10:00 AM
  • Eastern : 01:00 PM
  • Mountain : 11:00 AM
  • London : 06:00 PM
  • Mumbai : 11.30 PM
  • Singapore : 02:00 AM (January 28th)
  • Tokyo : 03:00 AM (January 28th)

Sony PlayStation 3 Exploit Goes Public - Expect Hombrew Soon

Mass Effect 2 Available For Download On Torrent Networks Before Official Release

In yet another shocking news on game leak before official release date Mass Effect 2 became prey to illegal file-sharing mafia with both XBOX 360 and PC version of the game making it's way to torrent networks days before the official public release, the game was scheduled to start retailing from coming Tuesday in North America and Friday throughout Europe, according to TorrentFreak the leak had lead to massive piracy of the title with more than 300,000+ gamers having either downloaded it or are in the process of downloading a copy of the game via BitTorrent.

Mass Effect 2

The XBOX 360 version of the game made it's way first on BitTorrent networks with release of Mass.Effect.2.XBOX360-GLoBAL which was followed by famous Razar1911 group releasing the PC version as Mass_Effect_2-Razor1911, every game publisher has to face piracy but anything can't be worse than having the game leaked before the official release.

GeoHot Hacks Into Sony Playstation 3 Firmware

PaperBus - Free, Fast And Easy Proxy Solution For Anonymous Web-Surfing And Bypassing Of Internet Censorship

Paper BusPaperBus the new ad-supported free web-browser proxy solution from the makers of commercial proxy service Freedur is pretty neat and easy to use, the service is fast and requires no registration - simply download the Windows/Mac/Linux PaperBus proxy-client utility and you are all set to surf the web anonymously from almost any web-browser bypassing internet censorship.

PaperBus Free Proxy Service

If the word ad-supported makes you fret there is no need to worry as no malicious adware/spyware is installed and the unobtrusive ads are displayed in a new browser (see image after jump) tab at the beginning of the each session and then again every 20 minutes as you use PaperBus to surf, Once PaperBus is shutdown no ads get displayed.

Download Sn0wbreeze 3.1.2 Final And Create Customized IPSW Files With Ease On Windows

Sn0wbreezeMuch needed utility for creating custom IPSW files on Windows Sn0wbreeze 3.1.2 Final is now available for download, Sn0wbreeze 3.1.2 Public Beta download shared earlier had Expert Mode disabled but the final version has it enabled which lets users create custom IPSW files with options including changing of boot and recovery logos, enabling verbose boot mode, download and add applications packages, include blacksn0w or Bootneuter unlock, add Cydia and Rock installers, pre-hactivate the phone, make IPSW NOR only and change root partition size.

Sn0wbreeze 3.1.2 Main Screen

Sn0wbreeze lets Windows users create customized iPhone/iPod IPSW restore files having their personal selection of applications and customizations to be pre-compiled into the restore file so they can restore as many devices as they like to a fixed configuration without working individually on every device.

Nokia Maps Goes Free As Ovi Maps, Now Accessible Via Web-browser

Ovi MapsNokia Maps application was free but with only basic functionality and required a paid monthly subscription to Nokia Navigation License to enable premium features like turn-by-turn voice-guided navigation, door-to-door pedestrian navigation, travel guides, and traffic information with automatic re-routing. The good news is that Nokia has now made premium features free and access to all the features of Nokia Maps service are now available from Nokia phones via new Ovi Maps application.

Nokia Ovi Maps

Ovi Maps is currently compatible with ten Nokia handsets namely X6, N97 mini, E72, E55, E52, 6730 classic, 6710 Navigator, 5800 XpressMusic, 5800 Navigation Edition and 5230 offering 2D/3D mapping-data in 46 languages having coverage for 180 countries, Turn-by-turn coverage in 74 countries and traffic-data for 10 countries. All GPS-enabled handset sold from March 2010 will have maps pre-loaded - if you own a supported device as listed above you can download Ovi Maps right now and start using the application.

[EXCLUSIVE] Download Firefox 3.6 Final Before Official Release

Firefox 3.6 public download release will go live Thursday, January 21st at 9:30am PST as reported earlier but we now have access to the final build which you can download right now, as you might know Firefox developers have access to FTP servers having exclusive access to all builds - however, these are restricted and will end-up in access denied errors when trying to download anything for example try using this server - The good news is with a bit of tinkering we have got access to the final Firefox 3.6 build and you can download it right now using the link posted at the end of the post.

Firefox 3.6 FTP Download


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