Square rolls out sleek new design for credit card readers in NYC taxi cabs

We’ve reported on how Jack Dorsey has been able to fulfill his lifelong love affair with dispatch systems by having credit card readers from his company, Square, installed in the back of 30 NYC taxi cabs. It’s part of a pilot program the city hopes will drive down fees. Today the company showed off its new custom design for NY cabbies: an iPad encased in black metal with a vertical slot for swiping credit cards. You can see it above.

It’s iPad HD, not iPad 3. Plus, Apple is buying 7.1″ screens for smaller iPads

Update 3/7/2012: Apple announced its new iPad today, and it’s actually called… the new iPad. Or just “iPad,” for short. I still believe the iPad HD name was being used at one point by Apple (perhaps internally), because several Apple partners and developers confirmed the name to me after this post first hit. For now, get used to calling it the new iPad.

The Yetis are coming to you at GDC 2012

This year at GDC 2012, prepare for a Yeti invasion the likes of which has never been seen before! YetiZen will be bringing you the biggest bash you’ve ever seen at GDC on Wednesday, March 7 starting at 8pm at Ruby Skye. That’s right in the heart of Union Square. Along with a cavalcade of acrobats, contortionists, belly dancers, and painted models, attendees will also enjoy…