There was a great deal of hand-wringing in the tech community after Wednesday’s iPad 2 announcement over just how much memory the refreshed tablet contains in its diminutive frame. While many are speculating, a semiconductor analyst out of Korea claims to know for sure.
Out with the old, in with the new: Just as Apple posted their extensive iPad 2 information on the website after the announcement Wednesday, the price of the first-generation model got a steep discount, with each model slashed by $100 -- or more, if you don’t mind going refurbished.
Despite Apple’s invasion of retail stores across the world, not everyone lives a comfortable driving distance from one of their holy shrines -- which is why it’s good to hear that the iPad 2 will also be available from Best Buy and Walmart when it launches at 5pm on Friday, March 11.
After months of speculation, wild predictions and unicorn tears, the iPad 2 was finally revealed today. Of all the predictions surrounding Apple's latest creation, what did the internet get right? What did they get wrong? Here's our rundown of what came true with iPad 2 at today's Apple Event and what failed to materialize.
Among things like the iMovie for iPad and a little thing called the iPad 2, Apple today announced the upcoming availability of GarageBand for iPad, and the little musical powerhouse has never looked sweeter. If you’ve ever used one of the piano iPad apps, you’ll understand immediately why this is something to get excited about. And it won’t just let you play piano, either; you can strum a guitar, play the bass, or bang on the drums. Since it won’t hit the app store until March 11, we don’t yet have a hands-on review of it, but what we do have an idea of what it is, and why it will be awesome.
Apple took to the stage in San Francisco this morning to reassert its dominance over the tablet market with the iPad 2 -- but the real story may be with the company bringing two of its popular iLife components to the new tablet, including iMovie, which promises “very independent filmmaking.”
Well, I've escaped the reality distortion field of this morning's iPad 2 announcement, although the RDF did its best to chase me down Highway 101 back to the office. Yes, the new iPad is sweet. Super sweet! Let's explore why -- and examine what Steve Jobs and Co. chose not to say.
If you’re planning to grab an iPad 2 when they’re available on March 11, Apple will have you covered with some new software included with the device. The popular Photo Booth software from the Mac will make its debut on the iPad 2 as part of iOS 4.3, as well as a big-screen version of the company’s iOS-based iMovie and GarageBand.