IPAD: As an iPhone, but bigger
Apple announced its latest creation, IPAD, during a special event in San Francisco, CA, today.
CEO Steve Jobs took the stage to unveil the device, which has been often dizzying speculation and excitement of recent weeks. « We want to start 2010 with the introduction of a magical day and revolutionary product, » said Jobs. The wait and hope for many was that Apple will revolutionize both the e-reader and tablet computing markets, simply. as he did with the mobile phone and PDA markets through the iPhone IPAD has a 9.7-inch (25 cm) multi-touch in terms of switching LCD screen is half an inch (1.3 cm) thick and weighs 1.5 pounds (0.6 kg). The main processor is a chip of a gigahertz made by Apple, and the device said to come with 10 hours of battery life at full use.Advertisement
The device costs between 9 and 9. The cheapest model comes with Wi-Fi only and 16 gigabytes of flash memory, the more expensive version has 64 gigabytes of memory and 3G access. The device will be available in 60 days.
In announcing the job was careful to distinguish IPAD netbooks that have grown popular as a cheap alternative to laptops to surf the Internet and computing tasks simple. Uphold the principles of design for which Apple is famous, he argued that the new device should be better than a laptop for web browsing, sending e-mail, viewing photos, read e- books, and other tasks.
The device interface is similar to the iPhone: a multi-touch display and a keyboard on the screen. The IPAD is designed to operate all iPhone apps unmodified, right out of the box, « according to Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iPhone software. It can run either in a window sized iPhone on the screen or full screen with lower resolution. Developers can also modify their applications specifically for the IPAD, using a development kit for Apple’s new software available today. « We think its going to be a gold rush for other developers as they create applications for the IPAD, « said Forstall.
Jobs and others have demonstrated many applications running on an IPAD. These games included , maps, and versions of Apple’s iWork suite, showing word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. Representatives of the New York Times
demonstrated an electronic version of the newspaper created specifically for the IPAD. Jobs also announced an application e-book reader called iPad iBooks will have access to the catalogs of five major publishers – Penguin, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and Hachette Book Group
. Carl Howe, an analyst specializing in mobile search at Yankee Group, said that Apple is cleverly based on what he has already established with the iPod and iPhone. Although employment has not increased much attention on the potential e reader device as expected, Howe believes that this could still be important. IPAD Because, unlike the Kindle, is designed with a high resolution screen that can easily manage applications, movies and music more books, he thinks it will be more attractive to users over dedicated e-readers. It could also be more attractive to publishers because the system will let them keep more of their layout and typography, and possibly allow advertising. more news: Asus A32-F5 battery / a> HP 530 Battery / a> HP Battery 7400 « http://www.batteries-charger.com.au/hp/Business-Notebook- 7400.htm « -Notebook-7400.htm
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