ipad 2

  • Football Manager 2011 available now for iPad

    iPad gamers rejoice as Sega just announced that Football Manager 2011 is now available. The iPad version of the game feature 11 leagues with 34 playable diision, an easy to use tactic system, player training, social integration through Twitter, in-game tutorial and many more things.

    Football Manager 2011

    The game also features “car/stadium finder,” that allow gamers to find where they parked their car, or got off the train or bus, to football grounds in England, Scotland, France, Italy, Germany & Spain and back again.

    The cost is £6.99 or €9.99

  • Geohot to jailbreak Apple's iPad 2 soon

    The famous hacker "Geohot" is back to jailbreaking scene and this time by focusing on Apple's latest product iPad 2. A famous jailbreak developer named as "p0sixninja" has challenged Geohot to dump iPad 2 bootrom before him, and guess what Goehot has accepted it.

    Geohot

    p0sixninja said, "I challenged geohot to dump the iPad2 bootrom before me. Maybe having a worthy opponent will motivate me to work harder =P",

    p0sixninja then informed everyone that Gehot accepted the challenge with the following statement:

    … he accepted, he said he didn’t have an iPad yet but he’s getting one really soon – @p0sixninja

  • Apple reveals iPad 2 price for Europe

    Apple has just a while ago announced the price of iPad 2 ahead of its Friday launch in Europe.

    According to the details revealed by Apple, the 16GB Wifi-only SKU will cost consumer $499, 32GB model for $599 and 64GB model for $699.

    iPad 2

    Wi-fi and 3G model will carry a price tag og $629 for 16GB model, $729 for the 32GB model and $829 for the 64GB model.

    iPad is slated to launch this Friday in Europe at 5.00pm local time.

    Apple also confirmed that iPad will release in Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore next month. Check out the official specification for iPad 2 here.

  • iPad 2 official specification revealed

    Apple has revealed complete specification for their upcoming second generation iPad i.e iPad 2. You can check out the complete list below, one main thing missing from the list is iPad 2's 1080p HDMI output capabilities, rest everthing is there perfectly placed including thinner dimension and A chip.

    iPad 2

    Check out the list below:

    Models

    • Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G

    Size and Weight

    • Height: 241.2 mm (9.50 inches)
    • Width: 185.7 mm (7.31 inches)
    • Depth: 8.8 mm (0.34 inches)
    • Weight: 601 g (1.33 pounds) (Wi-Fi + 36 -Weight: 613 g (1.35 pounds))

    Storage

    • 16GB
    • 32GB
    • 64GB

    Wireless and 3G

    • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
    • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology
    • Wi-Fi + 3G model: UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz). Data only.

    Display

    • 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
    • 1024x768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
    • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
    • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

    Chip

    • 1GHz dual-core Apple A5 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip

    Cameras, Photos and Video Recording

    • Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom
    • Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera
    • Tap to control exposure for video or stills
    • Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi

    Power and Battery

    Wi-Fi

    • Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
    • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
    • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

    Wi-Fi and 3G

    • Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
    • Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video or listening to music
    • Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using 3G data network
    • Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

    Input/Output

    • 30-pin dock connector port
    • 3.5-mm stereo headphone mini-jack
    • Built-in speaker
    • Micro-SIM card tray (Wi-Fi + 3G model)
    • Microphone

    Sensors

    • Three-axis gyro
    • Accelerometer
    • Ambient light sensor

    Location

    WiFi

    • Wi-Fi
    • Digital compass

    Wi-Fi + 3G

    • Wi-Fi
    • Digital compass
    • Assisted GPS
    • 3G

    Audio Playback

    • Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
    • Audio formats supported: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV
    • User-configurable maximum volume limit
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through with Apple Digital AV Adapter (sold separately)

    TV and Video

    • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter (cables sold separately)
    • Video out support at 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable
    • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640x480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280x720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

    Mail Attachment Support

    • Viewable document types: .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel)


    Languages

    • Language support for English (US), English (UK), French (France), German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Arabic, Thai, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Romanian, Slovak, Croatian, Catalan and Vietnamese
    • Keyboard support for English (US), English (UK), French (France), French (Canada), French (Switzerland), German, Traditional Chinese (Handwriting, Pinyin, Zhuyin, Cangjie, Wubihua), Simplified Chinese (Handwriting, Pinyin, Wubihua), Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Korean, Japanese (Romaji, Ten Key), Japanese (Kana), Russian, Polish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Estonian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Lithuanian, Latvian, Flemish, Arabic, Thai, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Romanian, Slovak, Croatian, Bulgarian, Serbian (Cyrillic/Latin), Catalan, Vietnamese, Tibetan, Macedonian and Cherokee
    • Dictionary support (enables predictive text and autocorrect) for English (US), English (UK), French, German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Korean, Japanese (Romaji), Japanese (Kana), Russian, Polish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Flemish, Arabic, Thai, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malaysian, Romanian, Slovak, Croatian, Catalan, Vietnamese and Cherokee

    Accessibility

    • Support for playback of closed-captioned content
    • VoiceOver screen reader
    • Full-screen zoom magnification
    • White on black display
    • Mono audio

    Environmental Requirements

    • Operating temperature: 0 to 35 C (32 to 95 F)
    • Non-operating temperature: -20 to 45 C (-4 to 113 F)
    • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
    • Maximum operating altitude: 3,000 m (10,000 feet)

    Mac System Requirements

    • Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
    • Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later
    • iTunes 10.2 or later recommended
    • (free download from www.itunes.com/uk/download)
    • iTunes Store account
    • Internet access

    Windows System Requirements

    • PC with USB 2.0 port
    • Windows 7; Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
    • iTunes 10.2 or later recommended
    • (free download from www.itunes.com/uk/download)
    • iTunes Store account
    • Internet access

    In the Box

    • iPad
    • Dock Connector to USB Cable
    • 10W USB Power Adapter
    • Documentation

    Environmental Status Report

    • iPad embodies Apple's continuing environmental progress. It is designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact:
    • Arsenic-free display glass
    • BFR-free
    • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
    • PVC-free
    • Recyclable aluminium and glass enclosure

    iPad 2 is officially confirmed to launched in United Kingdom as same date of 3DS, more detail here.

  • iPad 2 release set in UK as same date of 3DS

    iPad 2 vs 3DS battle confirmed, Apple has announced that the second generation iPad will be coming out in United Kingdom on the same day as Nintendo 3DS. The news was confirmed by Apple during iyd GDC press conference in San Francisco.

    iPad 2

    According to the details iPad 2 will be 33% thinner than its predecessor, and is developed on a new chip i.e A5 (dual core processor). Graphics and visual of iPad 2 will be nine time faster in comparision to iPad.

    Apple has also incorporated built in front and back cameras in iPad 2. It also offers HDMI output with a special dongle. Its battery life is said to be of 10 hours.

    Steve Jobs, Apple CEO said, "Add all these features up, and we think 2011 is going to be the year of iPad 2"