iPad 2

  • 'iPad Mini' may be spinoff of iPad 2, says dev

    Posted September 3, 2012 - 7:29 am

    Using the slim evidence of new device identifiers, the developer of the popular Instapaper software yesterday speculated that Apple's long-rumored "iPad Mini" will include some of the same components as the low-priced iPad 2 tablet.
  • iPad Mini's 'guts' may combine old, new technologies

    Posted September 2, 2012 - 9:04 pm

    A developer of a popular mobile app believes he's discovered evidence of what the insides of the rumored iPad Mini will look like and why it could sell for as low as $249.
  • Review

    Tablet face-off: budget models from Acer and Asus vs. Apple’s iPad 2

    Posted May 5, 2012 - 7:55 am

    It appears that $400 or less marks the new sweet spot for 10-inch class tablets. First Apple reduced its iPad 2 to that price, and now we have a pair of Android tablets, the Acer Iconia Tab A200 and the Asus Transformer Pad 300, coming in at $350 and $380, respectively. If you have four bills and want a 10-inch tablet, which of these represents the better deal? The answer may surprise you.
  • Lab tested: The new iPad 2 and old iPad 2

    Posted May 5, 2012 - 7:30 am

    When Apple's third-generation iPad ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) was released in March, the company kept the iPad 2 ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) as a more affordable option. It turns out, however, that the iPad 2 sold prior to March 16 and those sold after the launch of the third-generation iPad differ in more ways than the $100 price drop.
  • Video

    New iPad fails the drop test

    Posted March 20, 2012 - 9:31 am

    If you spend $500+ for a new iPad, watch this video and make sure you don't drop it, ever.
  • Cheaper iPad 2 is still no Kindle Fire competitor

    Posted March 10, 2012 - 8:29 am

    Apple today, in addition to unveiling its latest iPad, announced that it has lowered the price of the iPad 2, which now starts at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model--a $100 reduction from its previous price.
  • iPad 2 and Kindle Fire share many common complaints

    Posted February 19, 2012 - 8:36 am

    Tablets are great for a wide variety of mobile computing tasks. The Apple iPad 2 isn’t just an awesome device; it’s “magical” if you believe the Apple marketing hype. As astounding as tablets are, though, they are not without their issues. A recent survey from FixYa uncovers the most common complaints from iPad 2 and Kindle Fire users.
  • What do your gadgets really weigh?

    Posted January 18, 2012 - 9:00 am

    Wonder why your backpack or jacket feels too heavy? We weighed popular tech items along with some common handheld objects to give you perspective on what you're lugging around with you.
  • Kindle Fire and iPad 2: Comparing the incomparable

    Posted December 3, 2011 - 9:36 am

    As you've undoubtedly heard, Amazon's Kindle Fire has been elevated--in the eyes of some who really should know better--as a device that can be fairly compared to Apple's iPad. It can't. And comparing the two only makes a good--though limited--device look bad.
  • Apple updates iPad 2 Smart Cover line

    Posted October 24, 2011 - 1:54 pm

    Lightly-bumped MacBook Pros are fine. But the real excitement from Apple Monday came with the launch of a new product destined to change tablet computing as we know it: a Dark Gray model of the polyurethane iPad 2 Smart Cover.
  • iPad, meet your first serious competition

    Posted September 28, 2011 - 12:52 pm

    At $199, Amazon.com's Kindle Fire tablet computer should be attractive to shoppers who want a good tablet at a reasonable price.
  • 'iPad 2 Plus' rumors gather steam

    Posted July 9, 2011 - 8:29 am

    An upgraded iPad 2 with a higher-resolution display is looking more likely as rumors keep piling up.
  • Apple iPad, day 3: Setting up and using email

    Posted July 4, 2011 - 3:14 pm

    If the iPad is going to replace my notebook, it better be able to handle my email.
  • Apple iPad, day 2: Choosing the right iPad

    Posted July 3, 2011 - 3:06 pm

    The iPad comes in a variety of models, so today I am breaking down some of the factors to consider.
  • 30 days with the iPad

    Posted July 2, 2011 - 12:51 pm

    For this month's 30 days project, I am giving up my Windows 7 notebook PC and relying solely on an Apple iPad 2.
  • Apple iPad 2 display ranks best in face-off against Android

    Posted June 25, 2011 - 8:03 am

    The first thing you notice about a tablet is its display. Even when a tablet is powered down, its display is what jumps out first, since the screen is the most dominant part. The quality of the display is a critical component of a tablet, just as image quality is essential to any screen, be it for a laptop, a monitor, a smartphone, or even an HDTV.
  • 10 essential tips for using your new iPad 2

    Posted May 23, 2011 - 4:13 pm

    Swipe, tap, and shake your way to a better iPad experience.
  • Apple takes the wraps off new retail efforts

    Posted May 23, 2011 - 9:56 am

    If I asked most of my friends what they were up to early on a Sunday morning, I imagine answers would range from “having brunch” to “going to church” or “I was asleep—why on Earth are you calling me before 1PM?” Admittedly, I usually practice similar habits, but on this particular Sunday morning. This Sunday saw the launch of what bloggers have taken to calling “Apple Store 2.0,” Apple’s revamped retail experience.
  • Vidyo's mobile videoconferencing app showcased on iPad 2

    Posted May 12, 2011 - 5:47 pm

    You're staring at your iPad 2 screen, at what looks like four pictures of four coworkers quartering the display. And then one of them waves at you. And you wave back. And the videoconference starts.
  • The 10 best games to show off your new iPad 2

    Posted May 11, 2011 - 1:40 pm

    Here are 10 of the best iPad games that can show off the power of Apple's second-generation tablet.
  • Drop-proof your iPad 2

    Posted May 5, 2011 - 3:30 pm

    These ruggedized covers keep your slate safe in a savage world.
  • Tim Cook speaks! Apple's COO on Android, Japan, iPad 2

    Posted April 20, 2011 - 8:28 pm

    In Wednesday's conference call with analysts, Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook offered up some interesting tidbits about how Apple views the world.
  • Report: Apple investigates Verizon iPad 2 problem

    Posted April 8, 2011 - 7:49 pm

    Apple is reportedly investigating complaints from iPad 2 owners who say they can't connect to Verizon's cellular network, according to a story on the All Things Digital blog on Friday.
  • eBay resellers score huge profits on iPad 2 sales

    Posted March 31, 2011 - 6:24 pm

    Resellers are making hundreds by listing Apple's iPad 2 on eBay, where the selling prices have averaged as high as 53% above retail, the auction giant said today.
  • iPad 2 glitches emerge

    Posted March 27, 2011 - 8:34 pm

    By now you've probably heard of the alleged Facetime freezing and backlight bleeding issues facing iPad 2 owners.
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