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- References to new iPhones, new iPod touch and new iPad found! « Boy Genius Report – While today marks the first day the Apple iPad went on sale, it also gives us a glimpse into the upcoming stuff from Cupertino. One of our connects has been digging around the iPad filesystem and found references to the following:
- An estimated 700,000 iPads bought on day one – plus a Steve Jobs sighting in Palo Alto – San Jose Mercury News – The iPad arrived in Silicon Valley Saturday with the usual Apple flourish: stores perfectly prepped for fired-up fans, some of whom waited in lines throughout the night to get their hands on the highly coveted tablet.
- The iPad is for Porn – Mainstream media companies aren’t the only ones gearing up for the launch of the iPad this Saturday. iPad users will also soon have access to plenty of porn optimized for Apple’s touch-screen device, thanks to a number of studios working feverishly on converting their catalogs over and optimizing existing mobile offerings.
- Dear Facebook, WTF Are You Doing Now? – Something pretty ridiculous happened yesterday. It was so ridiculous that I waited a whole extra day to mention it just in case it was, in fact, an April Fools Day prank. But, alas, it seems it wasn’t.
- Old media expects too much from the iPad John Dvorak’s Second Opinion – MarketWatch – Print media seem to be pinning a lot of hopes on the iPad.
- Whole Foods working to curb Facebook-based scam | The Social – CNET News – Upscale grocery conglomerate Whole Foods Market said Friday that it is continuing to clamp down on a series of Facebook-based scams that entice users with a purported $500 gift card from the Austin, Texas-based supermarket chain.
- Facebook Introduces Community Pages – The new feature looks a whole lot like the Facebook Pages businesses and brands create, but there’s one key difference: It’s for the hordes of “unofficial” Pages that have been created by users in support of topics or causes (like “Can this pickle get more fans than Nickelback?”).