Apple’s 2nd Gen iPad Update to Feature LCD Screen

Digitimes have been digging around Apple’s supply chains again, and today the not so surprising news is on the iPad 2′s screen. Apple have ordered Back Light Units (BLUs) for the production of the next version of their tablet, and AMOLED screens don’t use them. The comparative display quality of Apple’s Retina display, and even their slightly lower spec iPad … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s 2nd Gen iPad Update to Feature LCD Screen

iPad 2 Shipping Early 2011?

DigiTimes, the fount of all manufacture rumours related to Apple it seems, have reported that Foxconn (Apple’s manufacturing partner) have been “notified” that shipping of Apple’s iPad 2 should commence “within 100 days” and should be in volumes of between 400,000 and 600,000 units initially. Apparently Apple planned to ship the iPad 2 even earlier than this. Something we have … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPad 2 Shipping Early 2011?

No Retina Display for iPad 2?

Flicking through my usual RSS feeds I came across an interesting post by Ryan Block over on gdgt.com. Block contemplates the impending arrival of Apple’s 2nd generation iPad and whether it will sport the Cupertino outfits impressive Retina Display. It’s worth having a read of the whole post over on gdgt, but the post points out that in order to … Read More

Oliver HaslamNo Retina Display for iPad 2?

What We Can Expect from the 2nd Gen iPad Update?

iPad 2 Update

As we get closer to the first anniversary of the iPad’s release, it’s inevitable that rumors surrounding the second-generation device will begin to surface, with many guessing how the iPad 2 update will look, what it will be made from, and what it will do. Here’s Touch Reviews roundup of some of the rumors so far, and what we can … Read More

Killian BellWhat We Can Expect from the 2nd Gen iPad Update?

10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Prototype Panel?

Samsung LCD Panel

One of the main complaints about Samsung’s Galaxy tab is that it just isn’t big enough. Weighing in at 7″, a full 2.7″ fewer than Apple’s iPad, many feel the screen just doesn’t provide enough real estate for anything other than blown-up phone apps. But how about a 10.1″ version? Over at the FPD International Trade Show in Japan, Samsung … Read More

Oliver Haslam10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Prototype Panel?

Commercial for iPad 2 Shot by David Sims in New York?

According to a source for 9to5 Mac, British photographer David Sims was at New York’s Pier 59 last month filming a commercial for Apple’s updated second generation iPad. Although there aren’t too many details on what the shoot involved, the iPads used were the same models you’d find in the Apple Store today, and it’s believed these will be swapped … Read More

Killian BellCommercial for iPad 2 Shot by David Sims in New York?

Analysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

AAPL is on the upward move again it is currently nudging gently at the $310 per share barrier. And it’s probably off the back of very positive predictions from market analysts Wedge Partners, who have had mixed results with predictions in the past. If these predictions come true then Apple’s sales will increase 100 percent year over year in 2011 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAnalysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

iPad Update Coming Before Christmas?

iPad Update Coming Before Christmas

Are we going to see an iPad bump before Christmas? I think so. You can call it an iPad 1.5 if you like. As the real iPad 2 will come later in 2011. Here is why I think this is so… iOS “unification” is set to happen in November. What that means is that all of our iOS Devices will … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPad Update Coming Before Christmas?

Verizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK

apple field test devices

Boy Genius Report have had an interesting tip from a source. An enterprising developer, or hacker, has found references to two new iOS devices from Apple. In a code snippet found in iOS is a hack to allow these devices to be activated without going through iTunes. Something that may be of use for field testing of preproduction devices. Based … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVerizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK