Apple has lowered the prices of its refurbished iPad tablets to the lowest prices ever. The 1st generationiPad 16GB Wifi is now down to only $279(while they last). Next the iPad 2 has been dropped down to starting a base price of just $319, a price drop of $30 over previous $349 discount. Higher capacity iPads are dropped as low as $50 over prices set when Apple debuted the new iPad in March. Continue Reading →
Just in case you’ve not seen this iPad 2 TV advertisement. Apple has aired a brand-new television commercial for the holidays about the iPad 2 called “Love”.
As with all of the Apple commercials this one illustrates the magic of the iPad tablet and also does a good job of tugging at our heart strings. (video is after the break) Continue Reading →
Qantas Airlines is going world class by adding Apple’s iPad 2 to it’s in-flight entertainment. Qantas is testing a six week trial program, offering all of it’s passengers an iPad 2 while flying on any of it’s planes.
All passengers on the aircraft will be issued an iPad 2 that is preloaded with the Qantas custom ‘Q Streaming’ iPad 2 app. From the Q Streaming app passengers can watch movies, streaming from five Wi-Fi access points on the Boeing 767-300 planes. One issue that must be tested is what the streaming experience will be like if all the 254 passengers are streaming on the iPad 2 at the same time. Qantas will be testing the 5 Wifi hotspots to observe how well they are able to meet the demand. Qantas will begin to install iPad 2 seat back holders on all their planes once the iPad 2 test program proves successful.
Here is new alternative to streaming your high-definition media to your iPad tablet. Nuvyyo’s JetStreamHD has just released an iPad app to accompany it’s iPad media streaming hub. The tower plugs into your router and delivers streaming content like hi-def videos, music and photos from your home network to your Apple tablet.It claims to deliver high-def stutter-free viewing for both your wifi iPad and iPad 3G. The JetSteamHD iPad app is a free download from the app store that helps you navigate through all your movies,photos,songs and TV shows. The JetstreamHD claims smooth entertainment streaming no matter where you are. This unique iPad accessory item is selling here, with an MSRP of $199. (Video and screenshots after the break).
Luxury car manufacturer, Bentley, uses savvy marketing by engineering the iPad 2 into their new Mulsanne concept car. Bentley makes the most expensive cars in the world and they are displaying this new multimedia connectivity car at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The price tag on the Bentley Mulsanne starts at $291,295. (Screenshots below break) Continue Reading →
Here is an innovative iPad 2 accessory called LaunchPort from iPort, the manufacturer of the in-wall iPod home music system.
The Launchport is a three-part mounting system that includes the PowerShuttle iPad 2 case, an inductive charging system and an iPad 2 stand is a table top called the BaseStation, along with their WallStation that is an in-wall charger. The LaunchPort system is a very cool way to keep your iPad 2 charged from anywhere in the home or office. The wall mount and stand design uses magnets that connect to the PowerShuttle iPad 2 case.
The iPort LaunchPort iPad 2 accessories are available now for pre-order over at the LaunchPort website. The LaunchPort WallStation is priced at $199, LaunchPort BaseStation is priced at $199 and the LaunchPort PowerShuttle is priced at $149. We are hoping to get our hands on the LaunchPort system soon for a full hands-on review. Will you be buying this one? Let us know your thoughts after watching the video (below the break). Continue Reading →