Grapevine: iPad 3 is imminent

Grapevine: iPad 3 is imminent

CUPERTINO, Calif., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- While Apple is still selling millions of the iPad 2 tablet, speculation is already swirling about an iPad 3, tech industry observers say.

Med school students get curricula on iPad

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- First- and second-year students at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York are given an iPad 2 in place of course notes and books, school officials say.
Small iPad glitch: Identifiers that match

Small iPad glitch: Identifiers that match

CUPERTINO, Calif., June 11 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Apple said it is recalling an unnamed number of iPad 2 tablets that have identical electronic serial numbers.

Chinese teen trades kidney for iPad 2

BEIJING, June 3 (UPI) -- A Chinese 17-year-old says he used the money he made by selling one of his kidneys to buy an iPad 2 and a laptop computer.
Impact of iPad factory explosion unsure

Impact of iPad factory explosion unsure

CHENGDU, China, May 23 (UPI) -- A blast that killed three workers at a Chinese factory that assembles Apple's iPad 2 tablet computer may not affect the device's availability, an official said.

2 dead in explosion at Chinese iPad plant

CHENGDU, China, May 21 (UPI) -- An explosion at a factory in southwestern China where the iPad 2 is manufactured killed two people Friday and injured 16, local officials said.

Apple 'improving' iPad production numbers

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 20 (UPI) -- Apple said iPad production constraints that affected it last quarter have been "significantly improved" and availability of the in-demand tablet will improve.

Company launched for warfighter technology

TAMPA, Fla., May 19 (UPI) -- A new U.S. company has been launched to design and field applications specifically for warfighters' mobile devices, touchscreens, laptops and smartphones.

New iPads being bought up for resale

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Entrepreneurs are buying up iPad 2s at Apple's flagship store in Midtown Manhattan for resale at higher prices in China, customers and staff say.
Producer prices climb 1.6 percent

Producer prices climb 1.6 percent

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- U.S. producers paid 1.6 percent more for finished goods in February compared to January, the U.S. Labor Department said Wednesday.
Apple offers refund to iPad buyers

Apple offers refund to iPad buyers

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- Apple says it is offering a partial refund to purchasers of the first generation of its iPad tablet computer as it readies the debut of its second version.
Faster, slimmer, 2-camera iPad said likely

Faster, slimmer, 2-camera iPad said likely

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 (UPI) -- Apple Inc.'s iPad 2 tablet computer will likely be faster and slimmer than the first iPad and have front- and back-facing cameras, U.S. technology analysts say.
Possible clues to iPad 2 resolution

Possible clues to iPad 2 resolution

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A pair of blogs dedicated to rumors about Apple products said the California company may have dropped clues about the iPad 2.
iPad 2 has 'em sleuthing and guessing

iPad 2 has 'em sleuthing and guessing

CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Apple's second generation iPad will likely include video chatting capability, two cameras and a mini USB port, industry analysts said.
iPad 2
A Chinese woman walks past a sidewalk billboard advertising Apple's new iPad 2 now on sale in Beijing on July 5, 2011. Despite the iPad 2 clone invasion in China's big cities, the real iPad 2 remains extremely popular in China. Apple is planning to open its fifth store in the country by the end of the year. Chinese vendors are reportedly purchasing iPad displays rejected by Apple to use in iPad clones. UPI/Stephen Shaver

The iPad 2 is the second and current generation of the iPad, a tablet computer designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc.. It serves primarily as a platform for audio-visual media including books, periodicals, movies, music, games, presentations and web content, and is available in black or white. The iPad 2 has a lithium-ion polymer battery that lasts up to 10 hours, a new dual core Apple A5 processor and VGA front-facing and 720p rear-facing cameras designed for FaceTime video calling. Apple unveiled the device on March 2, 2011,[7] began selling it by website and retail stores on March 11,[8] and released it in 25 other countries on March 26, including Australia, Britain and Canada.[9] Apple announced that the iPad 2 would be released in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and other countries on April 29, 2011.[10]

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