Apple today announced the fourth generation iPad. The iPad 4 comes with a A6X chip “that delivers up to twice the CPU performance and up to twice the graphics performance of the A5X chip“, a FaceTime HD camera and ultrafast wireless performance and support for additional LTE carriers worldwide with 10 hours of battery life. It also supports the Lightning connector that is smaller and more durable than the 30-pin connector. It is basicly an iPad 3 on steroids. » Apple Announces iPad 4 With Lightning Connector And New A6X Chip
Apple has introduced the iPad Mini at today’s media event. The iPad Mini Packs a 7.9-inch display with a resolution of 1024×768 pixels, measures just 7.2 millimeters thin and weighs only 0.68 pounds, making it 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. It comes with FaceTime HD and iSight cameras, ultrafast wireless performance and an incredible 10 hours of battery life. » Apple Introduces iPad Mini, Starting at $329
Apple has just released iOS 5.1.1 (build number 9B206) for iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone. The download is 54.4 MB and includes: Improved reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut, Addresses bugs that could prevent the new iPad from switching between 2G and 3G networks, Fixes bugs that affected AirPlay video playback in some circumstances, Improved reliability for syncing Safari bookmarks and Reading List and Fixes an issue where ‘Unable to purchase’ alert could be displayed after successful purchase.
iTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These multi-touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad. iBooks textbooks are created with “iBooks Author” — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store. » Apple releases iTunes 10.5.3
There it finally is, the game to show of the power of your A5 processor. Infinity Blade 2. After the success of the first release and 3 mayor updates, a sequel to the elegiac action masterpiece has been released and can already be downloaded in the New Zealand app store. You should expect it in the U.S. store around 11pm Eastern time tonight at this URL, priced at $9.99 (a 941MB universal binary download). More information and videos after the break. » Infinity Blade 2 Hits The App Store: The Game To Show Of The Power Of Your A5 Chip
Apple just dropped iOS 5.1 beta 1 to developers. At a first glance the only new feature is dictation support in text input views. Other than that, they have probably fixed the battery issue but we can not confirm that at the moment. In the iTunes Match settings there is now a “Use Cellular Data” option to sync iTunes Match music. And in the screenshot below, there is a new “geofencing” setting to reportedly stop battery drain in the Reminders app when not in use. » Apple Drops iOS 5.1 Beta 1