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Archive for February, 2011

Apple Cuts Off iPad Supplies To Resellers
by on February 28, 2011

Reports today point to several Apple resellers having been notified that iPad supplies are being constrained. There is no estimate on when additional inventory will become available.

This report is expected, as Apple is set to introduce the second-generation iPad this Wednesday.

MB292LL/A – iPad 16GB WiFi – Constrained – No ETA
MB293LL/A – iPad 32GB WiFi – Constrained – No ETA
MB294LL/A – iPad 64GB WiFi – Constrained – No ETA
MC349LL/A – iPad … Read More

iPad 2 To Also Come In White?

This week, 9To5Mac reports that the second-generation, due for a reveal this Wednesday, may also come in a white colored model alongside the black model.

The reported iPad 2 part seen below is a white iPad digitizer, sometimes known as the thick bezel.

Looking at the back of the display part, users will notice that the reported iPad 2 part features the camera hole and fits with recent iPad 2 screen … Read More

iPad 2 May Be Available For Purchase Almost Immediately After March 2
by on February 26, 2011

In what would be a pleasant surprise, sources indicate that Apple may ship and make the iPad 2 available for sale very quickly after the March 2nd event.

The general release expectation has been late March or mid to late April 2011, but Apple is reportedly coordinating various divisions in a way to ship the device almost immediately, instead of just a product announcement.

AppleInsider reports that its contacts believe that “at … Read More

iPad 2 To Feature Carbon Fiber Casing?
by on February 25, 2011

Daring Fireball’s John Gruber is reporting that he has heard from second-hand sources that Apple may be looking to use a carbon fiber coating for the body of the iPad 2.

I could publish things I’m only half-sure about, like the iPad 2 switching from aluminum to a lightweight high-strength carbon fiber body, but I don’t, because I’m only half-sure and I’ve only heard about it from second-hand sources who themselves … Read More

iPad 2 With A5, 512MB RAM & iOS 5 Due March 2?

In just under a week until Apple’s iPad media event, Engadget has revised its claims about what people can expect at the event next week at Yerba Buena.

Previously, Engadget claimed that the iPad 2 would include a SD card slot and a “super high resolution” display. The rumor mill immediately interpreted the “super high resolution” display as a Retina display.

Now Engadget has updated their claims, indicating that the changes are … Read More

40% Of Canadian Companies Will Increase Their Use Of Tablet Computing Over The Next Two Years
by on February 24, 2011

2011 is quickly shaping up to be the year of the tablet. With the Motorola Xoom, HTC Flyer, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Blackberry Playbook, HP TouchPad, and the upcoming iPad 2, there are a lot of choices when it comes to tablet computing!

With so many available devices, a report by IDC Canada detailed that there would be almost 1.5 million tablets sold by the end of 2011 in Canada.

Today, a new … Read More

Apple Prepares Yerba Buena For March 2nd iPad Event

Yesterday, Apple confirmed the originally rumored March 2, 2011 media event for the iPad 2. Invites were sent out with the tag line “Come see what 2011 will be the year of”.

The invites also featured a clever March 2 iCal date which was peeled back to reveal the corner of an iPad.

Late last night, @astern, via Twitter, sent out a photo of the Yerba Buena center in San Francisco. The … Read More

iPad 2 To Be A Modest Upgrade; Another iPad Due In 2011?
by on February 23, 2011

Today iLounge reports on some interesting news in light of the recent Apple-confirmed iPad 2 media event.

The entire internet is expecting Apple to unveil a full upgrade the first-generation iPad, but questions have started to come up about what Apple will be able to show at the March 2nd iPad media event.

In other words, there are doubts that the “iPad 2” shown at the March media event will actually be … Read More

iPad 2 Mock-ups Show Thinner Body, Speaker Grill

On the back of the Apple-confirmed March 2 media event for the iPad 2, the web is slowly receiving mock-ups of the claimed next-generation device.

Today, a Japanese blog has published photos of what the blog claims are accurate models of the iPad 2. Roughly translated, the blog details the following:

Our monthly meeting of the parts procurement and manufacturing of original products repair, go to Shenzhen in the case … Read More

The Selling Power of the iPad [Infographic]

The iPad in itself could become a massive company, with over 15 million iPads sold. Just how powerful is the market created by the iPad? The following infographic by Yudu Media breaks it down.

As you can see below, it is clear the iPad has become one of the most talked about devices of the year–9 out of 10 people have heard of it. With Apple’s iPad 2 announcement scheduled … Read More