Rogers Communications has released a new iPad application in Beta which enables its digital cable and high speed internet customers to stream live TV their iPads.
The Rogers Live TV app can be used by Rogers High Speed Internet and Digital Cable customers in Ontario with a My Rogers account and a 8300HD, 4250, 4642 or 8642 digital cable set top box.
California based Netflix today release an updated version of its iPad app which features an improved user interface along with a number of performance enhancements and bug fixes.
The 12.1 MB app is now available from the iTunes Canada store free of charge. Of course, a subscription to Netflix is required to use the application.
The global BBC iPlayer App, a unique video on demand (VOD) pilot subscription service available on the iPad, is now available in Canada.
Now available in sixteen countries outside of the U.K, the subscription services lets viewers watch shows from an extensive archive of award-winning classic and contemporary British TV programming.
Following a recent iPad announcement, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today its encyclopedia is now available as an iPhone App through the Apple App Store.
The Britannica App gives iOS users the ability to find information and explore subjects which has been researched and edited by professional editors and expert contributors.
U.S. tablet sales, excluding iPad sales, reached 1.2 million units for the first ten months of 2011 according to a recent report from the NPD Group.
Surprisingly, HP, which released its WebOS powered Touchpad tablet in July and cancelled it in August, was the number one seller with a 17% market share or just over 200,000 units.
First announced at Mobile World Conference in February, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, an Android 3.1 tablet expected to compete with the Apple iPad, is now available in Canada.
The WiFi enabled tablet, which is under 9 millimeters think and weights under one and a half pounds, features a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen display with WXGA 1280 x 800 resolution; 1GHZ dual core processor; a 3 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera; and 16GB of flash memory.
Apple surpassed HP in worldwide sales of mobile computers in the second quarter of 2011 according to a recent report by Displaysearch.
The research company is reporting that shipments of Apple mobile computers surpassed 13.5 million units in the April to June timeframe, an increase of 136% over the same period of 2010.
Mobile devices and tablet computers accounted for over 5% of all browsing on the internet and over 8.2% in the United States in June 2011 according to the latest global internet browsing numbers from NetMarketShare.
The share of internet browsing on these devices is more than double the 2% market share recorded in June 2010.