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    Member Since
    Jan 27, 2007
    17 inch 2 GHz C2D imac (5,1) with 3GB DDR2 RAM, X1600 (128MB memory) GPU - OSX 10.6.3
    My ipad 2 event summary.
    My ipad 2 event summary.

    First here are 2 good links to watch the blogs with pictures.
    Live from Apple's iPad 2 event -- Engadget
    Liveblog: Apple's March 2 iPad event


    And here is my summary in short with all the keynote info you'll need.

    1. Steve Jobs is on stage
    2. Random House is bringing 17000 books to ibooks.
    3. There is over 200 million App store/itunes/ibook accounts.
    4. 15 million ipads sold in 2010 (April to December)
    Worth $9.5 Billion collars and competitors flummoxed. Yes on screen was the word flummoxed.
    5. Currently 65000 Ipad apps and only 100 Honeycomb apps.
    6. Phil Schiller on the big screen saying "No one predicted this would be as successful as it's been". "Some people cal this a post PC device" And other random talk.
    7. More video showing different industries using the ipad.
    8. More video showing ipads helping disabled children live better lives.
    9. On screen - "2011 Year of the Copycats. And also on screen are logos from: Blackberry, Motorola, HP, Honeycomb and samsung.

    10. All new ipad2.
    It features:
    All new A5 Cpu - dual core up to 2x faster then A4
    Up to 9x faster graphics
    Same low power as A4
    First dual core tablet to ship in volume
    Front and rear cameras
    33% thinner then ipad 1. 13.4mm to 8.8mm
    Built in gyroscope
    1.3 pounds in weight
    Comes in black and white colours
    Models that worn with AT&T and Verison. Ie CDMA and GSM. Has not said if they are separate models or a dual band chip.
    10 hour battery life
    Over a month standby
    HDMI video out

    Price (in US $):
    16GB wifi = $499
    32GB wifi = $599
    64GB wifi = $699
    16GB 3G = $629
    32GB 3G = $729
    64GB 3G = $829

    11. Ipad will ship March 11 in the US.
    And 26 more countries March 25

    12. New HDMI out cable in screen.
    HDMI mirrored video output
    Up to 1080p
    Works with all apps
    Supports rotation
    No setup or configuration
    Charge your ipad while using
    Cost = $39 US

    12. A new ipad case from apple called smart cover.
    It's a flap that covers the front of the device.
    Magnets grasp and auto align it
    Adds minimal weight and thickness
    Micro fibre lining cleans screen
    Wake on open sleep on close
    Easy to remove or change
    Polyurethane or leather

    13. Now a video of this smart cover for ipad.
    Price (US): Poly = $39 Leather = $69
    Both come in 5 colours

    14. Scott Forstall on stage now.
    15. iOS 4.3 features on screen.
    Safari performance - Nitro JavaScript Engine
    iTunes home sharing
    Airplay improvements
    Preference for ipad switch - mute or rotation lock
    Personal hotspot - iphone 4 only

    16. Now giving a photo booth demo using the ipad
    17. Facetime demo with the ipad
    18. iOS 4.3 release dates
    March 11 for ipad, iphone (GSM), ipod touch (3rd, 4th generation)

    19. iMovie - for ipad
    Precision editor
    Multitrack audio recording
    New themes
    Airplay to AppleTV
    Share your videos in HD
    Universal app
    20. Demo of imovie on ipad
    21. Release date march 11 for $4.99 US

    22. Garageband for ipad
    Touch instruments
    Grand piano, organ, guitars, drums, bass
    Guitar amps and effects
    8 track recording and mixing
    250+ loops
    Email AAC file of your song
    Compatible with Mac version
    23. Garageband demo on ipad
    24. Steve Jobs back on stage.
    25. Garageband on ipad - March 11 at $4.99 US.

    26. ipad 2 information summary
    27. Ipad 2 video on screen featuring Jony Ive, black and white ipad 2's, Smart Cover, ipad internals (of which roughly 85% of the space is the battery), Scott Forstall.
    28. Steve Jobs back on stage.
    29. Steve Jobs - "This is worth repeating. It's in Apple's DNA that technology is not enough. It's tech married with the liberal arts and the humanities. Nowhere is that more true than in the post-PC products. Our competitors are looking at this like it's the next PC market. That is not the right approach to this. These are pos-PC devices that need to be easier to use than a PC, more intuitive."
    "The hardware and software need to intertwine more than they do on a PC. We think we're on the right path with this."

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    Member Since
    Dec 27, 2007
    Pensacola, Florida
    MacBook Pro 2.5, 6gb ram, 500gb hard drive. 2010 13" MacBook Air 1.86 C2D, 4gb ram, 128gb HD.
    Sounds outstanding to me. Too bad I already have the first iPad.
    2008 MacBook Pro (2.5ghz C2D,6gb,80 SSD, 500 GB), iPad 32GB, iPhone 4 16gb, 2011 MacBook Air (11" 1.87 i7, 4GB, 128GB) 2010 MacBook Air (13" 1.86 C2D, 4gb, 128gb), Boxee, Netgear Stora

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    Member Since
    May 25, 2010
    2010 17" MBP |core i7 2.66|4gb ddr3|500gb 7200rpm|snow leopard|
    I will be either ordering online or waiting in line at a store, not sure which yet. But I am for surely getting a White 32GB wifi model for my wonderful girlfriend, and a 64GB wifi+3G for my wonderful self
    Don't forget the +reputation button on the left!

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    Member Since
    Aug 15, 2010
    As long as you're spending all that money, want to ship one my way? :3

  5. #5

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    Nov 26, 2009
    Ontario, Canada
    ****, I have to wait until March 25th.... Oh well, good things come to those who wait! I will be ordering a black 64GB 3G one. Woohoo!

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