As you may know, Apple has built mirroring functionality into iOS 5, and the ability to stream HD video and game content to your HDTV from your iPad 2 or iPhone 4S is pretty awesome, but users of older devices may feel betrayed that this won’t work for them – until now!
Those of you with an iPad 2 might want to be aware of a crazy security bug in iOS. Apparently anyone with a smart cover can break into your iPad 2, even if you’ve locked it with a password! Here what you need to know (and how to fix it!)
Ion Audio has just announced the release of their new Piano Apprentice – a piano teaching tool for the iPad, iPod and iPhone touch. The Piano Apprentice works with a free companion app, and uses a light-up keyboard to teach you how to play various piano tunes.
Despite Apple’s vocal rejection of tablets smaller than 10 inches in the past, UDN reports that Apple has ordered 7.85-inch display samples from both LG and AU Optronics to test in a possible smaller version of the iPad.
Apple has just cut an additional $100 off the pricing for refurbished 1st-gen iPads ahead of the holiday shopping season, reducing the pricing for the 64GB iPad with WiFi to just $399.
A new study released today by comScore shows that the iPad continues to dominate the tablet industry, and that iOS devices still take the lead in the total installed market base (43.1%), with Android in second place at 34.1%.
Facebook has finally released their long-awaited native iPad app as a universal update to the existing iPhone application. The new app brings support for Facebook games, an improved interface, and more.
Amazon yesterday introduced the World to what is probably the most likely “iPad Killer” on the market to date. The Kindle Fire priced at just $199 is nearly three time cheaper than the most popular iPad 2. Check out the Fire trailer and its introduction from Amazon’s Press Conference.
Sources linked to Apple’s manufacturing and supply chain are claiming that Apple is preparing to product future iOS devices with curved glass touchscreens, with the first such devices expected to hit production in early 2012.
It is rumored that demand for the iPad 2 has hit the preverbal ceiling and sales are beginning to streamline and reduce. Bloomberg reported that Apple has cut forth-quarter iPad 2 orders to 13 million instead of 17 million – a reduction of 25%.
Electronic vending machines selling any number of items are a common sight at airports, travel destinations, and some universities, but the Consumerist spotted an iPad vending machine in a place you might not expect: The men’s department at Macy’s.
I’ve seen a lot in interesting iDevice cases and accessories over my years as an Apple customer, but Crunchy Logistics’ PadZilla has to be one of the most unique – and one of the largest!
LEGO blocks and robots have always been traditional play things of the technically inclined. The developers at Pheromone Lab, however, have taken things to a whole new level by using a LEGO Mindstorms robot to stress test a client’s iPad app!
Have you ever wandered around the Apple Store (just for fun, of course), only to be constantly impressed by the clear plastic displays turn displayed iPad 2s into digital signage? Me neither. But just in case, now you can buy one of your very own!
Apple has now confirmed that they will sell 3G-equipped iPad 2 tablets in the Chinese consumer market on Wednesday. The device was previously unavailable to purchase from China Apple Stores, presumably due to political issues.
Recent benchmark research conducted by AnandTech compared mobile processors of several competing smartphones and tablets, finding that the iPad 2 and Apple’s A5 processor are still the clear winners.