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iPad Tear Down and Benchmarks: battery, A4 chipset, RAM exposed!

iFixit has performed their traditional tear-down of new Apple gear, this time taking the iPad apart piece by gloriously crafted piece, and here's what they found:

The iPad's battery has 5.5x the capacity of the battery in the iPhone! The iPad actually has two batteries wired in parallel, for a total of 24.8 Watt-hours.

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iPad not charging via USB? Make sure you're using a high-power port

If your iPad isn't charging properly via USB cable, try changing the port you've got it plugged in to. Turns out iPad requires more power to charge than iPhone or iPod touch, and not all USB ports are powered equally (some are branched off, like hubs). This is especially true of laptops, including MacBooks. Could be front vs. back, left vs. right side, just keep trying until you find a high-power USB port that does the job.

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How-to fix the iPad "App Store is not supported in your country" error for international users

If you're an international user who just picked up an iPad in the US and want to get some apps via the on-device App Store app, you 're out of luck: "Cannot Connect to the App Store. The App Store is not supported in your country"

That's what you'll get if you synced via iTunes on your Windows PC or Mac using an international account, like Canada, Australia, UK, etc. and then try to use the iPad App Store app.

Of course, you can just keep on syncing via iTunes but for the convenience of the on-device downloads, you'll need a work-around.

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Apple iPad Wi-Fi unboxing (warning: gadget porn!)

Did TiPb really have to resort to the worst gonzo pr0n of the gadget blogging trade and unbox a brand new Apple iPad Wi-Fi on launch day?

Yes. We. Did.

Video after the break!

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iPad Photo Gallery

We know, you've seen plenty of photos of the iPad. But we have one and, dang it, we want to show it off!

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TiPb in line for the iPad! What about you?

Here we are -- I'm in line at the Albany, NY Apple Store, Dieter is waiting at a Florida Best Buy, Chad is somewhere in the middle of nowhere (swinging by on his way to vacation), and Leanna is blazing a trail in Colorado. Jeremy is waiting on UPS, and Georgia on the Canadian launch.

The Apple Stores are blacked out, are employees training on the demo units? They have docks, VGA adapters, Apple and third party cases in stock, and are serving vitamin water and, soon, coffee. Customer service, I tell you!

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Kindle 2.0 universal binary update with iPad support is live!

If you've got the iPhone or iPod touch version of Amazon's Kindle App [Free - iTunes link] check your updates because the new Kindle 2.0, universal binary version with iPad support is now live in the App Store!

Boasting 450,000 books (for US customers, international availability varies), and Whispersync convenience between Kindle device, iPhone, iPod touch, and now iPad, Apple doesn't seem to have a problem with duplicating iBooks functionality.

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Gameloft drops NOVA, Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter, Asphalt, UNO, NFL 2010, Let's Golf, and Real Football 2010 on iPad

Gameloft knows how to take popular gaming genres, polish them to multitouch perfection, and release them faster than ought be possible, and the iPad release is no exception with N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance; Modern Combat: Sandstorm; Dungeon Hunter; Asphalt 5; UNO; NFL 2010; Let’s Golf!; and, Real Football 2010.

Check 'em out after the break!

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Ngmoco announces GodFinger, We Rule, Charadium, Flick Fishing, NBA Hotshots, Warpgate, and CastleCraft for iPad

Ngmoco has redefined the relationship between iPhone/iPod touch developer and customer with their "freemium" model where the apps are free but you can pay in-app to get more, faster, and now they're bringing that same model to the iPad. Check out GodFinger, We Rule, Charadium, Flick Fishing, NBA Hotshots, Warpgate, and CastleCraft after the break!

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No stocks, weather, voice memos, clock, calculator, or compass on iPad? App Store to the rescue!

Unlike the iPhone 3GS, the iPad doesn't have built-in stocks, weather, voice memo, clock, calculator, or compass apps. It does, however, have the brand new iPad App Store, and yeah... there are apps for all that!

Check out our picks after the break!

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