Tale of the tape: Apps for Yahoo!, Reuters, Twitterrific seen on “leaked” iPad video

Mar 29, 2010
Tech

Five days before the first batch of iPads are shipped, we are seeing what appear to be video leaks of Apple’s tablet computer in action.  MacStories is publishing a 90-second clip that just might offer the inside scoop into what it will be like “Browsing the iPad App Store.” As is the case with the iPhone and iPod touch, […]

iPad StoreFive days before the first batch of iPads are shipped, we are seeing what appear to be video leaks of Apple’s tablet computer in action. 

MacStories is publishing a 90-second clip that just might offer the inside scoop into what it will be like “Browsing the iPad App Store.” As is the case with the iPhone and iPod touch, on the iPad, it will be all about the apps. 
gallery of dozens of “High Definition” apps on the iPad is available for review at Boy Genius Report. While Yahoo! EntertainmentReuters, and Twitterrific all appear to be apps to be approved for the iPad, as expected the device will be a haven for gamers looking to bring the mobile experience back into the living room. 

The Boy Genius Gallery showcases new, 9.7-inch-configured versions of Flight ControlFlick Fishing and other titles ready to be sold on the iPad. 

While consumers who ordered their iPads early should expect an April 3 delivery, recent purchases of the iPad won’t be shipped until April 12. The same report from Gizmodo says that the first generation of iPads won’t be available in stores on opening day. 

Elsewhere on the iPad beat, All Things Digital is reporting that website publishers getting Apple exclusives are being approached to configure their sites for the launch in exchange for preferred exposure. Newsweek is preparing a bipolar cover story of the iPad for its April 5 edition, reports Fortune Magazine

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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