iPad 2

REVIEW: iPad Mini

By Joanna Cabot
December 29, 2012 // 2 Comments

I posted earlier this year about my first impressions of the iPad Mini, and since then, I’ve remained on the fence about whether or not I would get one. I use my devices so much, and I really welcomed something smaller and lighter and nimbler. On the other hand, the price point horrified me [...]

I put my iPad 2, iPad 3 and Kindle Fire under a microscope

By Paul Biba
March 16, 2012 // 11 Comments

My iPad 3 just arrived and I put it, along with my iPad 2 and Kindle Fire, under my microscope.  Here are the images.  They are : Kindle Fire at 10X Given the thickness of the Fire, I was not able to get the microscope to focus at 60x. iPad 2 at 10x iPad 3 at 10x         iPad 2 at 60x iPad 3 [...]

My iPad 3 is on the way and why I chose it

By Paul Biba
March 7, 2012 // 2 Comments

Well, I actually was able to connect to the Apple servers and order an iPad 3.  Delivery is supposed to be on March 16.  When I get it I will post some comparison pictures of ebook text with the Kindle app – comparing the clarity of the text in iPad versions 2 and 3.  I’ll also put [...]

Apple will not kill iPad 2 when the iPad 3 is released, says The Register

By Paul Biba
January 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

From The Register: Apple is ordering fewer 9.7in, 1024 x 768 IPS LCD panels but it hasn’t cut out the part entirely. That suggests it does indeed plan to continue selling the iPad 2 after the LTE-equipped iPad 3 has gone on sale in March. According to whispers from the Asian display supply [...]

Harry McCracken uses the iPad as his prime computer

By Paul Biba
December 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Harry McCracken is a voice to be reckoned with in the technology world.  It’s always worth listening to him.  That’s why I perked up when saw this article in his Technologizer blog.  He is using his iPad 2 and a Logitech Keyboard Case by Zagg and now takes trips and leaves his [...]

The amazing iPad 2 torso hole costume

By Chris Meadows
October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

All right, so it doesn’t really involve e-books, but it is a particularly clever Halloween use of two devices that are very popularly used for reading them: a NASA engineer has come up with a costume that involves securing an iPad 2 on the front of your body, another iPad 2 on the back, and [...]

How to unlock an iPad 2 with a smart cover

By Paul Biba
October 21, 2011 // 5 Comments

From 9to5mac: 1) Lock a password protected iPad 2 2) Hold down power button until iPad 2 reaches turn off slider 3) Close Smart Cover 4) Open Smart Cover 5) Click cancel on the bottom of the screen More, including a temporary solution, in the [...]

Review: Dry Case waterproof case for iPad 2

By Paul Biba
May 16, 2011 // 4 Comments

Saw this around the web and requested a review sample which Dry Case kindly sent me.  Bottom line:  it works! This is the first completely waterproof case for the iPad/iPad 2 that I’ve seen.  The major outdoor-case maker, Otterbox, makes a couple of splash resistant cases, but nothing [...]

Quick Note: Apple announces iPad 2 prices in UK

By Paul Biba
March 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

From The Inquirer: Apple has released a full set of prices for all the options the Ipad2 will come in on Friday this week. The WiFi only version will start at £399 for 16GB, and then move to £479 for 32GB and end at £559 for 64GB. If you add 3G capabilities into the equation then you’re [...]

Bargain hunters take note: Older iPad prices falling fast

By Chris Meadows
March 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

In a follow-up to the iPad post I made last night, it’s worth noting that if you’re interested in picking up last year’s model of iPad, this is a pretty good time to do it. USA Today reports that gadget reseller Gazelle, which pays 70-75% of purchase price for a “like new” device, got so [...]

iPad 2 rumored to have high-res screen, two cameras

By Chris Meadows
January 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

The rumors (and for that matter, a probably-fake video) have been flying hot and heavy about the iPad 2 lately. Since a lot of people are reading on the iPad, and even more might read on the iPad 2, it seems to be worth taking at least some notice of them. TechCrunch’s Devin Coldewey has a pretty [...]

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