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Topic: iPad 2

Facebook app for iPad reportedly coming in weeks

06/16/2011, 10:06 pm

People familiar with the matter have indicated that Facebook will release an app optimized for the iPad in "coming weeks," while continuing work on an iPad-specific version of its website.


Three Chinese jailed for leaking details about Apple's iPad 2

06/15/2011, 03:06 pm

Three Chinese people this week were sentenced to prison terms for stealing information from a supplier about Apple's iPad 2 before it was announced.


Next-gen graphics processor for Apple's iPhone, iPad now being licensed

06/15/2011, 08:06 am

Imagination Technologies is now licensing its PowerVR Series6 mobile graphics processing architecture, the next generation of the hardware found in Apple's iPhone and iPad, to six key partners -- three of which remain secret.


Apple recalling some Verizon iPad 2 units with duplicate IDs

06/10/2011, 09:06 pm

Apple has confirmed that an "extremely small number" of iPad 2 units for Verizon have been recalled because they were accidentally shipped with identical electronic serial numbers.


Real Racing 2 HD to offer console-style gaming with iOS 5, AirPlay & Apple TV

06/08/2011, 09:06 am

Developer Firemint announced on Wednesday that its popular Real Racing 2 HD game will take advantage of wireless AirPlay Mirroring functionality with iOS 5 and the iPad 2, allowing a console-style gaming experience when streamed to the Apple TV that's similar to the Wii U unveiled by Nintendo this week.


iPad sales reach 25M milestone, Apple on track for 8M+ this quarter

06/07/2011, 09:06 am

Apple this week revealed that iPad sales have reached 25 million in just 14 months, a sum that also suggests the company is on pace to exceed sales of 8 million touchscreen tablets this quarter.


Foxconn's iPad 2 polishing plant reopens following deadly explosion

06/02/2011, 12:06 pm

Weeks after an explosion at a Foxconn iPad 2 polishing plant in Chengdu, China, killed three and injured 15 people, the facility has reopened.


JP Morgan: Apple's iPad rivals reduce build plans after 'early dose of reality'

06/01/2011, 03:06 am

A new investor report from J.P. Morgan on Wednesday indicates that Apple's competitors in the tablet market have reduced their build plans after receiving an "early dose of reality" in the form of lackluster sales.


Another touch sensor maker will join Apple's list of iPad 2 suppliers in June

05/27/2011, 11:05 am

Apple continues to add component makers to its overseas supply chain, as Chimei Innolux is expected to begin shipping touch sensors for the iPad 2 in June.


Apple aims to improve iPad 2 availability with another backlight maker

05/25/2011, 09:05 am

Apple continues to add component makers to expand production of the iPad 2, with a new report claiming the company will add a Taiwan-based backlight module maker.


Foxconn closes all polishing plants for inspection after blast

05/24/2011, 02:05 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has announced the temporary closure of all of its polishing workshops for inspections, with the aim of preventing the reoccurrence of an explosion at a Chengdu, China plant that killed three workers last week.


In-store iPad 2 displays expected to save Apple time and money

05/23/2011, 12:05 pm

Apple's new interactive iPad 2 displays will not only create interest and generate sales for the touchscreen tablet, but they will also save the company money in the long run, one analyst believes.


Foxconn explosion won't greatly affect iPad 2 production for Apple

05/23/2011, 08:05 am

An explosion last week at an iPad 2 production plant in Chengdu, China, is not expected to have a major impact on Apple, as less than 20 percent of production volume is said to have come from the plant.


Apple's 'Retail 2.0' overhaul launches with interactive iPad displays

05/21/2011, 10:05 pm

Apple retail stores have taken the wraps off Apple's new retail upgrade, which makes use of interactive iPad displays to provide product information, pricing and features.


Apple upgrading online store in-line with Sunday's retail system changes

05/20/2011, 09:05 pm

Apple has taken its online order status feature offline until May 22 ahead of a retail overhaul planned for the same day that will see store employees equipped with iPads and briefed on several pieces of new retail management software.


Explosion kills 2 at iPad manufacturing plant of Apple partner Foxconn [u]

05/20/2011, 12:05 pm

Two workers were killed in a large explosion Friday at a Foxconn manufacturing plant in Chengdu, China, that assembles Apple's iPad 2. Apple has issued a statement acknowledging that it will look into the matter.


iPad 2 constraints 'significantly improved' as Apple's supply woes ease

05/20/2011, 08:05 am

iPad 2 production restraints that affected Apple last quarter are said to have "significantly improved," allowing for improved availability of the in-demand tablet.


Continuing supply struggles from Japan force Apple to diversify

05/19/2011, 09:05 am

Apple has been forced to turn to alternative suppliers after at least one component maker in Japan has been unable to meet demand following the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan.


Apple to overhaul retail operations with iPads running new RetailMe software

05/18/2011, 10:05 am

Apple stores have been receiving stockpiles of iPad 2 units with magnetic Smart Covers, as Apple is prepared to equip its retail specialists with tablets for on-the-job use, AppleInsider has learned.


Samsung to show off 2560x1600 10-inch tablet display [u]

05/13/2011, 01:05 am

Samsung is getting ready to show off a 2560 by 1600 resolution 10.1-inch LCD display designed for tablets, approaching Retina-like pixel density, though the display would likely need some work if it were to make its way into Apple's iPad 3.