Clock and Memo - Apps?

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  1. DeadKid

    DeadKid New Member

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    Does anyone have an idea of what the usually built - in clock and memos apps will look like or if they will be on the ipad at all? They didnt talk about them in the keynote and on apple.com the pics don't show one of these 2 apps...
    What do you think?
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm sure they will be there.
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    Aaahhh ok. Thx. Do you think they will be rewritten, too?
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I don't know if we'll see new features, but you can bet there will be a new interface utilizing the bigger screen. Apple won't ship the iPad with iPhone-sized stock apps.
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    Harry Goldfarb New Member

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    yea apple will redo the interface and overall design scheme for all the apps they release ... thats one of the easiest and least time consuming thing so they might be leaving it for now to get the more important things done
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    Ahh ok, would be very interesting to see them, though ;-)
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    "It's not that Apple couldn't just create bigger versions of these apps and have them run on the iPad. It wasn't a technical problem, it was a design problem. There were, internally to Apple (of course), versions of these apps (or least some of them) with upscaled iPad-sized graphics, but otherwise the same UI and layout as the iPhone versions. Ends up that just blowing up iPhone apps to fill the iPad screen looks and feels weird, even if you use higher-resolution graphics so that nothing looks pixelated. So they were scrapped by you-know-who. Perhaps they'll appear on the iPad in some re-imagined form this summer with OS 4.0, but when the iPad ships next month, there won't be versions of these apps. At least that's the story I've heard from a few well-informed little birdies."
    Thats what John Gruber said...

    so it looks like they wont be available... :-/

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