As we approach the close of 2012 and reflect upon the unbelievable success of the iPad 2 this year, I think it also time to call a spade a spade, or in this case, a tablet as not a tablet. In the early part of this century, your humble writer was in fact selling PC laptops between other gigs in digital media. At the time, the 'majors' were releasing all manner of tablets to the … [Read more...] about The iPad is Not a Tablet!
Today Apple announced Australian pricing for the upcoming iPad 2, and kicked another goal. The new iPad 2 models will be cheaper than their precursor by a fair margin. This price drop not only cements the iPad as the only device of its kind and wipes out all potential competition, it also slaps in the face the various naysayers in the IT media in this country. The base model … [Read more...] about iPad 2 Australian Pricing Announced
One of the side benefits of the release of the iPad 2 in Australia later in March is the immediate drop in price across the range of the original iPad ‘Primo’. These prices are effective immediately through Apple Online Store, but we would imagine that stock levels in retail stores are going to drop very quickly. So our advice is to go and secure one of these iPad’s as soon … [Read more...] about iPad Price Drop
Well the iPad 2 has been launched and it is even better than even the most optimistic pundits had hoped. Most things that were expected have come to pass such as the fact that the iPad 2 is thinner and lighter - as far as Apple goes the raw figures are 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter. By completely redesigning the iPad 2 case with even better industrial … [Read more...] about iPad 2 is here
The usual rounds of coulda's and shoulda's are happening at the moment as we get closer to the release of the iPad 2. The only thing that is certain at this point is that the iPad 2 will be announced some time in the next 2 to 3 months. Everything else is 'reports', 'unsubstantiated reports', 'unconfirmed reports' and for those with a bit more integrity - 'rumours'. The fact … [Read more...] about New iPad 2