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 →
Has iPad 3 production already begun? According to Macotakara Japanese website is reporting that their source revealed that manufacturers Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron Technology have pushed the button to begin production of the iPad 3 for an early-March launch. Some believe this could be announced on February 24th, in honor of Steve Jobs birthday.
The report from this Japanese blog is based on unnamed Chinese sources. In the report they’ve described the new iPad 3 as identical to the iPad 2 but with many new internal features. There is a possibility of an overall thinner form factor if Apple chooses to use the new Gorilla 2 glass from Corning. Some of the rumored features might be in shape of the dock connector and location of the two built-in cameras. If the form factor stays the same then you’ll still be able to use your Smart Cover on the iPad 3. Some form fitting cases may not work, however, as the device is slightly thinner. 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 →
Now the Apple Store is offering the iPad 1 on sale at a big savings. This iPad 1st generation on clearance with the price ranging from up to $200-$230 off the original retail price tag. These iPad tablets are basically in like-new condition and Apple offers the the same 1-year warranty that the iPad 2 tablet products receive. These refurbished iPad tablets also include a new battery and new outer aluminum casing. These iPad supplies are for a limited time so don’t wait. At the Apple Store here.
Kindle Fire is cheaper in price than the iPad 2 at $199. Blackberry Smartphones are free compared to the iPhone 4. Which ones do your loved ones want as gifts for the holiday shopping season? SNL’s Seth Meyers jumps on the Amazon Fire vs. iPad 2 discussion on Weekend Update and pretty much clears up the matter(at the 48 sec. mark).
Amazon Fire is expected to sell well among parents who always buy the wrong thing.
This is funny stuff and spot on with the truth of the matter.
Now I’m considering applying for a job at my local Apple store . CNET reports that Apple is offering it’s employees an iPad 2 loaner program that gives Apple retail employees an opportunity to keep an iPad 2 loaner “checked out” for up to a week at a time. Continue Reading →