the Apple iPad – first info (courtesy of macdailynews.com)

  • iWork looks like a new suite – lots and lots of capabilities
  • iBooks is a great eBook reader and a great online bookstore all in one app – uses the ePub format
  • Apple partners with Pengiun, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and Hatchette Book Group
  • App Demo: One of our favs, MLB.com At Bat: Live fullscreengame video
  • App Demo: EA’s Travis Boatman: “Need For Speed Shift” game: “Building for the iPad is a little bit like holding a HDTV screen a few inches from your face.”
  • App Demo: Brushes,
  • Tap to zoom, pinch to resize, etc.
  • Video inside NY Times stories plays
  • App Demo: The New York Times
  • App Demo: Gameloft shows FPS “Nova”
  • Green Cred: iPads are arsenic-free, BFR-free,Mercury-free, PVC-free system, Highly Recyclable
  • iPads have built-in App Store, of course. iPad apps willbe “front and center.”
  • SDK includes “iPad simulator” for devs to run the iPad apps on Mac
  • New iPhone SDK supportsiPad development; available for download today
  • Runs all iPhone apps unmodified; can also “pixel double” to run all apps full screen
  • Battery life: 10 hours VIDEO with over a month standby
  • Accelerometer & Compass
  • Speaker, Mic, 30-pin Dock Connector
  • WiFi 802.11n
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • 16 – 64GB Flash storage
  • Jobs: “It’s powered by our own silicon. The 1GHz Apple A4 chip. It screams.”
  • 1/2-inch thin, 1.5 pounds
  • Movies demo -they look great
  • 9.7-inch IPS display with capacitive Multi-Touch™
  • On screen keyboard
  • Photo
  • Email
  • Movies and TV shows
  • Slide to unlock – like iPhone
  • Google Maps
  • iTunes Store built right in. YouTube in HD.
  • Very thin. Best web browser you’ve ever had.
  • “We think we have something better… And we call it the iPad.”

Sharing is caring!

Related posts:

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close