Apple iPad 2 Retired Today, Replaced With Retina Display iPad 4

Apple has reintroduced the fourth gen iPad today, only with a 16 GB capacity and this one is meant to replace the iPad 2, that was originally released in 2011. The Retina model is now priced at $399, which is $100 cheaper than the iPad Air. There’s also a cellular model at $529. The iPad 2 is getting canned today, but I can’t help but wonder... 

iPad 2 Ready to be Discontinued

The iPad 2 may have reached the end of its lifespan, since there are rumors floating around about its discontinuation. The product was released on March 2011 and it was really a landmark in the history of slates. It managed to keep a solid place in Apple’s product lineup even though there were other higher powered releases. The iPad 3 and iPad... 

Apple iPad Air takes the first place in the battery life test

Even if the Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition) beated the iPad Air in a recent fastest tablet test, it seems that on the battery life test it’s a little bit left on the side. As you can see in the picture above, the iPad Air tablet it’s taking the first place in the battery life test for internet use, followed close by iPad Mini... 

iPad 2 Versus ASUS Transformer Prime: Specifications Duel

Since the ASUS Transformer Prime quad core tablet has just been announced officially, it’s time for the usual comparison with the iPad 2. The Transformer Prime is based on the Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset, that competes with the 1GHz dual core Apple A5 processor on the iPad. As far as RAM goes, the ASUS model has the upper hand with 1GB versus the... 

iPad 2 More Wanted Than a Sports Car and World Peace in Funny Poll

There’s a poll going round in Great Britain regarding the people’s wishes for Xmas. Last year, the Consumer Electronics Association had a poll with the result that the iPad was second only to world peace when it came to Christmas desires. Now the situation is quite similar, if you take the info from a recent poll from an UK app developer. There’s... 

iPad 2 Dominates GPUs in Benchmark Tests, Galaxy S II Left In the Dust

The folks of anandtech recently decided to take the Samsung Galaxy S II for a spin and did an extensive review of the device, including tons of benchmarks. These showed, among others that the handset comes with a very powerful GPU. Also, it showed that the iPad 2 is two times more powerful than the Galaxy S II, as far as graphics performance is concerned. The... 

iPad 2 Camera Not So Used, According to Flickr Stats

Last time that Flickr was in the news related to iGadgets, we learned that the iPhone 4 is about to surpass most point and shoot cameras when it comes to Flickr uploads, in case it hasn’t already beaten them. Now, it seems that the iPad 2’s camera doesn’t get the same love that the one on the iPhone does… Almost no users are... 

iPad 2 Launch in China Results in Beating, Hospitalization, Apple Store Damages…

The Apple fanaticism was bound to make a few victims, so it happened in China, during the launch of the iPad 2. A big crowd waited for the device to debut outside the local Apple Store and at some pointed a fight started between a store employee and the people waiting in line. Four people were hospitalized, as the glass door of the Apple Store was smashed. The... 

President Obama Caught on iPad 2 Camera by Star Director Spike Lee

We’d think that a famous film maker such as Spike Lee would have a better portable device for taking videos than an iPad 2… Well, he used Apple’s latest tablet to take a picture/video of president Barack Obama, as shown in the image below. Supposedly, the device does HD capture and we’d really like to see the result of this attempt. This... 

One in Five Teens Has an iPad 2, Says Piper Jaffray Study

A recent study done by Piper Jaffray shows that one in five teens owns an iPad 2 and in case you’re puzzled by the finding, know that the sample population included a mere 4,500 individuals. The study involved the teen tech market and showed that 37% of teenagers plan on buying an iPhone in the next 6 months. 22% of them already have an iPad... 

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