IPad vs IPad 2 – What is the difference?

iPad 1G by the Apple Corporation had a record breaking success and lately the company has launched iPad 2 and gadget lovers are anticipating it to be as successful as its prior model. After March 11th, 2011, IPad 2 is available at all the leading stores all across the USA; however, even before, everything is pretty clear about the newly launched gadget. It is quite evident that iPad 2 is much more enhanced, powerful, and robust as its previous model.

However, you are provided with a comparison chart which will enable you to check out the differences and similarities right away while you are thinking about iPad and iPad 2.

iPAD iPAD 2
DISPLAY 9.7- Inches LED- backlit IPS LCD 9.7- Inches LED- backlit IPS LCD
RESOLUTION 1024 x 768 1024 x 768
PROCESSOR

GRAPHICS

MEMORY

STORAGE

FRONT CAMERA

REAR CAMERA

CELLULAR RADIO

Wi-FI

BLUETOOTH

ACCELEROMETER

GYROSCOPE

THICKNESS

WEIGHT

NAVIGATION KEY

BATTERY LIFE

PLATFORM/ OS

1 GHz Apple A4

Power VR SGX 535

256 MB RAM

16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

None

None

EDGE plus triband HSPA

802.11a/b/g/n

2.1+ EDR

3-axis

None

13.4mm

680g (WiFi), 7300g (WiFi + 3G)

 

Multi- touch

Li – Polymer

Apple OS 4.0

1 GHz Dual-Core Apple A5

SGX543 dual core Technology

65536 MB in-built

16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

VGA

720 p

EDGE plus quadband HSPA

802.11a/b/g/n

2.1+ EDR

3-axis

3-axis

8.8mm

601g (WiFi), 607g (Version), 613g (AT&T)

Accelerometer sensor,  proximity sensor

25Wh

Apple IOS 4.3

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Android – A Source of Inspiration for Apple?

One of the fastest and most rapidly growing Operating System is Android which has been launched from Google. It has approximately agitated the entire Smartphone industry in just a period of one year. Lately, it has been in news that apparently Apple has also started making use of the Android’s technology.

There have been different Screenshots that have been received, which shows that Apple is currently making use of the iOS version of Locking system which more likely resembles the ones with the Android based phones. However, no official claims have been made by either of the firms; neither Apple nor Google. According to the resources, Apple Corporation has by now incorporated this new lock screen feature which is being utilized by the employees only. No official remarks have been made; thus, it makes the claims of the resources tough to believe though. One of the Apple’s retail store worker recently claimed that Apple is planning to make use of the Screen lock system in their Internet apps and devices. This is a new gesture, which is soon to be introduced by Apple, and it is based on the same features that are being used by Android. The patterns are more or less the same.

Only due to the Password system that has been launched by Google, it is relatively easy and convenient for the developers to discriminate both the devices that are running on the same Operating system platform. Just wait & watch what we get to know more about the facts relating Android & Apple matching features.

 

All We have to do is to Wait & Watch!

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iPhone 4 – Best Mobile Device

iPhone 4, a gadget from Apple corporation is rated as one the Best Mobile Device at the Global Mobile Awards 2011, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona UK. The panel of judges at the Global awards truly praised iPhone. An Apple insider stated that the judges admired iPhone 4 for the reason that it has a sharp design, great screen, phenomenal ecosystem for app developers and fantastic materials. In this inflexible race, iPhone 4 builds on the success of its ancestors setting a pace for Smart Phones.

In year 2010, a large number of phones were launched. Thus, it was not contending against the stellar group of mobile devices. Smart phones competing against iPhone 4 included Samsung Galaxy S, BlackBerry Torch 9800, LG Optimus 7, and the HTC Desire. Samsung Galaxy was also competing in the Best Mobile Device competition as it received great reviews and huge selling. Lately, Samsung Galaxy series smart phone has registered as one of the largest selling gadget in 2010 and it topped in the entire Android Market.

Although, an HTC phone was also nominated for the Best Mobile Device but it did not win; on the other hand, it won the award for the Device Manufacturer of the Year. The Taiwanese company was highly praised by the judges panel commenting that it built its market existence just from nowhere with fresh marketing, branding and a strong portfolio of gadgets across different platforms. In particular, it has turned out to be an enduring and an exceptionally popular phone manufacturer. With outstanding customer service and great communication, this was a well-deserved recognition.

Apple INC. has designed iPhone 4 which is a touch screen Smartphone. In fact, it is a fourth generation of the iPhone gadget and a successor to the iPhone 3GS version. It has been predominantly marketed for video calling purposes, opting for different mediums such as  games, music, movies, periodicals, books and accessing emails and Web on the whole. The latest OS being released in the iOS 4.2.1 which offers additional functionality like AirPlay and AirPrint.

Apple iPad – 5 Major Disappointments

Talking about Apple iPad here, it received a large number of mixed reactions. Although, there are some cool features associated that makes the gadget stand out; however, there are certain features that are completely missed out.

Some of the major disappointments related to Apple iPad are;

  1. Camera: this feature has been completely missed out when it comes to iPad. It is a significant features required for video chats or video conferencing. iPad disappointed its users with it.
  2. GPS: Apple’s iPad was one of the most awaited gadgets and it was known as a modified version of iPhone, however; it completely missed out the GPS feature. on the other hand, the Wi-Fi or 3G can provide users with a speedy access to the Google Maps but an integrated GPS feature has been missed out.
  3. Removable Battery; iPad supports the battery timeline of ten hours which certainly is great; however, for such a revolutionary product such as iPad, it should been provided with a feature of a user removable battery.
  4. Multitasking; for the iPad,it is one of the biggest drawbacks. Apparently, the case is that this gadget is unable to run background process. Thus, it makes you stick to one job at a time. This makes a complete big NO for most of the people who consider the iPad as one of the advanced netbook.
  5. Mac OS; Apple’s iPad has been incorporated with an A4 processor which runs perfectly fine with the iPhone operating System, nevertheless, a complete OS X would have given the iPad a processor to kill for.

All We have to do is to Wait & Watch!

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Apple’s App Store: 10 Billion Downloads

There was a lady who was the 10 billionth individual to download an application from the Apple’s App Store was able to win herself a $10,000 gift certificate from iTunes. Her name is Gail Davis, from the Kent and she is living in the UK. She was downloading a free application named as ‘Paper Glider’; this activity made Apple claim to have highest mileage for the reason that until now more than 10 billion apps had been downloaded!

They happen to anticipate more and more traffic until the time Verizon is going to be a part of the entire carrier soon. In the year 2007, iPhone was launched and hundreds of millions models have been sold until now, along with the iPad gadget. The Apple’s App store is offering its consumers with more than 300,000 kinds of application programs for the iPhone, iPad and also for the iPod as well.

Ipad with the Golden Apple

After the iPhone 4 has been embellished with its own incomparable style in the last year, the Gresso has reasonably itself into the iPad. The Russian Company has a good reputation when it comes to the luxury mobile and smart phones industry and the most of them are extremely beyond the means of a common consumer.

You must be remembering the example of the ‘Lady Diamond’ Model which was released back in year 2009, it was inlaid with diamonds and gold. It was available for sale worth 5,500 dollars!

With the dawn of the New Year, the company is having its targets anticipated to offer an iPad that is made up of precious African Blackwood, which is going to be around 200 years old. The Apple’s logo will be adorned at the back of the tablet, shimmering like never before, as it is going to be plated with the 18ct gold.

The price of this luxurious tab has not been revealed yet; thus, probably, the vast majority of the consumer base is not going to keel over in shock!

iPhone’s Alarm Does Not Work!!!

Apple has really let the users down!! They were partying on the New Year’s Eve; they set their alarms using their iPhones so that they could wake up, bright and early on the very first day of the New Year. On the other hand, a malfunction came up in the iPhone’s alarming feature and for this reason; a large number of people, all around the world who overslept.

Appointments were cancelled, Flights were missed, and agendas were juggled causing a disorder and confusion; ultimately making the iPhone users extremely disgruntled.

Nevertheless, all those people who make use of the alarm feature on regular basis did not come across any such issue, only those people who activated it for a single time suffered such consequences. Moreover, All those people who are still making use of the prior Operating system did not encounter the issue while those who are using the latest iOS 4.0 faced issue with this buggy alarm.

A patch is expected to be released soon that would be fixing the issue for good!

Apple Sending Personal Information to the Advertisers

The iPhone and iPad apps manufacturers of Apple have recently filed a claim that the personal information of their users has been sent out to the advertising network companies for promotion purposes. This has been done without taking any permission from the customers.

The case has been filed in San Jose, California, federal court on 23rd December. It alleges that these apps are containing a large number of data or information which is related to its gadget users such as usernames, passwords, and contact list. Other than this, it also has a comprehensive bio-data of users’ concerning their earnings, gender, age and many more factors. The petitioners alleged that sharing such kind of personal information with the consent of the user certainly breaks the privacy as well as the national laws. Court has been reached, so that strict actions can be taken against Apple along with its application manufacturers.

The case was filed with the support of a person named Jonathan Lalo, who lives in Los Angeles County. He claimed that Apple and its apps manufacturers can easily track its customers and their personal information because both iPhones and iPads have an integrated device named as ‘global unique device identifier’. This device is useful in tracking any kind of information or data which is related to the consumers all around the world.

Let’s wait for the Courts decision!

Apple Creating the BUzZzZ

We all know that Apple is always way ahead of the entire competition; At least when it is about creating the buzz over the World Wide Web in terms of its unique and latest products.

This is something which the list of some particular keywords has shown us, these are the words that ascended the fastest in the Google search engine request throughout year 2010 for the consumer electronics, gadgets and products.

Leading this particular category of Google’s most recent Zeitgeist is the Apple’s iPad. It is a multimedia touch screen tablet manufactured by Apple and it is standing out as the trendiest hi-tech gadget of the modern times. One other gadget from the Steve Jobs’ firm that stands second on the listing is the iPhone 4; it is the latest and hottest addition to the Apple’s range of smartphones.

The gadget that ranks third is the Nokia “5530 XpressMusic; thus confirming that consumers around the world are still interested in such mobile phones; however, they are losing the ground…

Windows New Operating System for SmartPhones

After Apple and Google, Now it is Microsoft Corporation which is planning introducing its latest Windows 7 mobile applications for Smart Phones. According to the media reports, Microsoft Corporation is anticipated to work on this latest version of its core Windows OS for gadgets like tablets. It has been confirmed by the Microsoft sources that Windows Phone 7 software application is soon projected to hit the global Smart Phones market.

Smart Phones, it is one of the most booming sectors in the telephony world. And now, Microsoft is considering establishing its hold in the Smartphone’s market. The analysts assume that Apple and Google have made the market extremely competitive that this latest addition is not going to attract the consumers on huge basis. We already know that Apple’s sales have been remarkable and Google is also expecting to drive the force beyond with its Android based phones. Google recently has associated with Acer and Samsung for the sales of Android applications.

Microsoft, on the same lines is considering unveiling its latest operating system software application that is designed by the ARM Holdings; it is a UK based firm. The OS is running the first time on processor. Microsoft is intending to announce its latest Operating system version that runs on the ARM chip and the chip runs its operations on Intel’s “x86” design. Some of the players say that this US based Software giant is not in a condition to lose the Smart Phones market share.

Microsoft even does not want to lose its Smartphone’s market share at this point where its rivals are planning series of launches. In the next few years, the Smart Phones market is going to be a leading platform for Operating system software makes; as a large number of people are switching from laptop to iPhone and iPad.