Wednesday, March 02, 2011
IPAD 2 ANNOUNCEMENT
Notes on the iPad 2 announcement --
==>Faster, thinner, lighter; Cameras; HDMI adapter cable for conectivity; Snazzy iMovie & Garageband.
Here are some notes (in inverse chronological order as they were presented)
- 11 - Garageband -- on screen instruments with touch control -- volume by force of touch (iPad2 w/Garageband is a virtual instrument & recording studio); Email AAC version of song; Compatible with MAC
10 - Note: Apple stock up a bit from iPad2 announcement with Jobs back on stage.
9 - iMovie for iPad (also works on iPhone) with audio editing; Easy uploads to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, etc
8 - Note: All phone & pad CAMERAS - We need info on resolution, and QUALITY OF LENS! IT'S NOT JUST RESOLUTION - LENS COUNTS! eg Leica, Nikon vs generic lenses
7 - iOS 4.3 - Performance improvements; iTunes home sharing; AirPlay improvements; PhotoBooth; FaceTime
6 - Smart cover in 5 polyurethane colors and 5 colors leather
5 - Donald Bell, CNET, on video of smart cover: "Best case commercial EVER! Seriously"
4 - Accessories: HDMI out adapter cable $39 1040p; Charge while using; Smart cover;
3 - Same price, same battery life; Shipping Mar 11
2 - Gyroscope; Much thinner, somewhat lighter; 2 colors; Same low power, ATT & Verizon
1- iPad 2 >> Jobs on stage. 2x faster cpu, 9x faster graphics; Front & rear cameras (no flash)