According to our source, iOS 5 might bring the ability to play back 1080p video content on the iPad 2, as well as possibly the iPhone 4S and the AppleTV. Our source notes that with iOS 5 beta 1, 1080P video content now transfers and plays smoothly on the iPad 2.
Firemint’s Real Racing 2 HD, which was one of the very first games to support HD mirroring via the Digital AV Cable for the iPad, is now the first to offer full screen HD gaming over AirPlay as well. iPad, you are now officially a worthy game console!
OnLive is a new company built up around the idea of cloud gaming. Their service, currently available for PC’s and the Mac, lets you play high-end PC and console games without worrying about the system specs – and it’s soon to come to an iPad near you!
Evernote, the popular note-taking service, has just gotten smarter with Evernote Peek.
Consumer PC analysts at Gartner have trimmed their estimates for worldwide PC shipments to just 9.3% growth, down from prior projections of 10.5% growth. The key to the decrease? More people are buying iPhones and Tablets.
The $100 Apple TV has the potential to upset the game console market with wireless AirPlay mirroring coming in iOS 5.
Sources for TUAW have discovered hints towards two future iPad 3 models in the latest iOS 5 firmware, in the form of iOS system files that reference “iPad 3,1″ and iPad 3,2″ This numbering indicates a model of iPad that has not yet been released.
Despite initial problems with the supply of the iPad 2, Apple has nevertheless reached a milestone, reaching 25 million units sold in just 14 months – a figure which suggests that Apple is on pace to sell another 8 million tablets this quarter.
In a bold move to avoid Apple’s in-app subscriptions, The Financial Times have bypassed the App Store to offer subscribers a non-app based subscription. Instead of using an iPhone or iPad app to access content from The Financial Times, you will instead access a special address, app.ft.com, in your browser to read FT content.
Apple will introduce iOS 5 tomorrow at WWDC, making the iPad even more magical and revolutionary than ever.
According to some browser usage statistics from Net Applications, the iPads now accounts for almost a full percent of the global browser market, which doesn’t seem like much until you compare it to its nearest tablet competitor, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, with only 0.018 percent.
CruxCase, makers of specially designed cases for the iPad, has now announced the launch of a new iPad case which they call the Crux Loaded. The device provides some extra battery power, and includes a trackpad to aid in navigation.
There are a lot of people that would do something crazy to get their hands on an iPad 2, but selling your kidney to a shady broker has to top the list. Nevertheless, that’s apparently just what a young Chinese man did. Read on.
Apple’s contract manufacturer, Foxconn, has reopened its iPad production facility following an explosion there last month that killed three people and injured several others.
For further proof that Americans are getting screwed by lack of competition in the mobile devices market, look no further than British carrier Orange Mobile. The wireless phone provider is now offering both an iPhone 4 and an iPad 2 for £99.
Today, Apple has updated both GarageBand and iMovie for the iPad, bringing AirPlay, Bluetooth, and HDMI support to GarageBand, and audio over HDMI, full screen video out, and performance and reliability enhancements to iMovie.