Have two iPad 2s laying around and need a last-minute Halloween costume? If so, here's one geeky idea that will leave everyone puzzled and/or disgusted. Simply connect the two devices via Facetime, place them in the appropriate slots, and you're ready to go. Video after the break.
The one in the back uses its front-facing camera to capture what's behind you, and the one in the front grabs what's in front.
Facebook has finally released the long-awaited dedicated iPad app. Simply "use your fingertips to scroll through your News Feed; give the screen a swipe to page through albums; pinch a picture to zoom in." iTunes page. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video preview.
Officials in China have shut down a clever iPad smuggling operation that made use of a pulley system to shoot units from a rural part of northern Hong Kong into Shenzhen. Simply put, "the cable was shot across the border using a crossbow and the Apple products were flying across at night, which store in black nylon bags." Video after the break.
They have finally been caught after a major customs surveillance operation. 6 smugglers were arrested in the operation, 50 iPad 2s and 50 iPhone 4s, which worth about three hundred thousand yuan (US$46,583) were seized.
[via MIC Gadget]
Now that we've gotten a first look at the iPhone 5, here's a glimpse at what Apple may have in store for a next-generation iPad. This particular concept features a retina display, 5.0MP camera, curved glass back, and stereo speakers. Continue reading for more pictures.
Priced at $8000000, the iPad 2 Gold History Edition from Stuart Hughes is not only the world's most expensive, but features sections of a real tyrannosaurus-rex thigh bone. Plus, you'll also find "12.5 cts of 'I'F' Flawless diamonds, a magnificent total of 53 individually set sparkling gems dwell beautifully in solid 24ct Apple logo with rear section formed again in 24ct gold weighing an immense 2,000 grams." Continue reading for one more picture.
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Finally, the official Skype for iPad app gets previewed in a leaked video. Unfortunately, there "a few desktop features, like file sharing, that won't make an appearance." Continue reading to watch.
These aren't just your standard iPad games, but rather ones that were created "based on research of cats' senses and how they react to different stimuli." Unfortunately, this doesn't come with an automatic food dispenser attachment to reward the cats. Video after the break.