iOS 4.3

iPad 2 Benchmarks Blast Competition, Show Less-than-1GHz Processor Speed

iPad 2 Benchmarks Blast Competition, Show Less-than-1GHz Processor Speed

A couple of things have come to light over the past few days, most of these lovely little tidbits coming out over the past 24 hours where the iPad 2 has been release out into the wild. The first of which we didn't touch on for more than a few moments in our [early iPad 2 review a few days ago] - as you'll see in our Geekbench result below, one point stands out pretty hard: the Processor. Instead of the 1GHz CPU in its head that it's supposed to be, the iPad 2 is running at 894 MHz.

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Infinity Blade for iPad 2 [REVIEW]

Infinity Blade for iPad 2 [REVIEW]

Let us go forth and review an app made specifically for the Apple mobile platform iOS - this particular update coming hard and downloading fully optimized for iPad 2. This is a game that, in a way, takes everything we learned from games like Final Fantasy, Virtua Fighter, and even the non-video game Dungeons and Dragons, and breaks it down to a touchscreen-based, mobile operating system … masterpiece. It's not the greatest game ever made, and I'll give you a little preview in saying I don't even think I'll play it more than a few times, but is it worth the cash you could potentially lay down on it?

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iPad 2 Wifi Teardown ala ifixit

iPad 2 Wifi Teardown ala ifixit

Those down-breakers are at it again, this time with the BRAND new iPad 2, this one of course being the 16GB Wifi version - the one yours truly also got today. This lovely device with a first step that would make any breakdown newb shudder in their boots - heating the iPad 2 up with a heat gun! This is of course to break down the effectiveness of the glue that holds the front panel to the back, they then using a simple plastic opening tool to pop the front on. There were no clips at all, just a whole heck of a lot of really well-placed glue.

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What should I get for my new iPad 2?

What should I get for my new iPad 2?

So the day has come. You've finally purchased your first iPad, the fancy new iPad 2, and you're wondering what you should get out there and grab with it. You want to know what the essentials are, what everyone else is getting, and most importantly, what the weirdest possible items are that you could be downloading because we suggested it. It's an app downloading party! Plus there's some physical objects you should more than likely feel like you need as well.

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Apple iOS 4.3 Requires Passwords For In-App Purchasing To Protect Kids

Apple iOS 4.3 Requires Passwords For In-App Purchasing To Protect Kids

With Apple's iOS 4.3 comes a new in-app purchasing policy that will help prevent accidentally racking up iTunes charges. This change is largely in response to the many complaints from parents that the original purchasing policy made it easy for games to lure children into spending hundreds of dollars on game items.

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iPad 2 Release Officially Announced on Verizon

iPad 2 Release Officially Announced on Verizon

We're sitting here with our fingernails in our kneecaps waiting to get our hands on our very own iPad 2 tablets (except for Vince, of course, who already has one, that cad,) and we're just happy as all get-out to have a press release here telling us all about Verizon's official release and price model for the new iOS tablet. This tablet will, of course, be released at the same time in all locations, March 11th, on Verizon's 3G network, at 5 P.M. "local time" - which means no matter where you are, when the clock hits 5, the doors will open. I'll be getting mine before you, California!

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Will you buy the iPad 2? [Poll]

Will you buy the iPad 2? [Poll]

There's just a day to go until the Apple iPad 2 hits US shelves on March 11 2011, and we want to know if you're tempted by the updated slate. Our full review of the iPad 2 went live yesterday, finding it to be a faster, slimmer and generally more appealing - though not perfect - update to the original; now it's your turn to tell us how you'll be voting with your cash.

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Apple iPad 2 arrives 5pm March 11 in-store; 1am PT online

Apple iPad 2 arrives 5pm March 11 in-store; 1am PT online

Apple has confirmed launch details for the iPad 2, which will go on sale at Apple Stores - along with other select retailers - at 5pm local time in the US. The tablet - which we reviewed yesterday - will also go on sale online from 1am PT.

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iPad 2 Guided Tours give the official walkthrough

iPad 2 Guided Tours give the official walkthrough

Apple's iPad 2 is only a day away, and the company has thrown up a range of iPad 2 guided tours walking through the main functionality of the refreshed tablet. Of course, there's always the full SlashGear iPad 2 review if you want to know all the details.

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iPad 2 Review

iPad 2 Review

The iPad shaped the consumer tablet market. Now, just as Android 3.0 Honeycomb slates are rising to the challenge, the iPad 2 is here to move Apple's game on even further. Squeezing a faster processor, boosted graphics and twin cameras into a 33-percent thinner design, yet keeping the same 10hr battery and - perhaps most importantly - the same price, the iPad 2 promises to refine what rivals were still struggling to beat. Is the Apple iPad 2 the best tablet today? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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iOS 4.3 Benchmarks on iPad

iOS 4.3 Benchmarks on iPad

So like everyone else in the Apple universe, we had to download the iOS 4.3 update today AS FAST as POSSIBLE, and you know good and well what the next step is: benchmarks! Thustly we whipped out our SunSpider Browser Benchmarking webpages and our cool Geekbench apps and we're ready and more than excited to bring you the results. Would you like to know more?

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Apple iOS 4.3 Available Now [Download Here]

Apple iOS 4.3 Available Now [Download Here]

This is the real one, not the beta, not the beta after the beta. Apple has today, just a few moments ago, released iOS 4.3, the newest operating system for its mobile line of devices. This update was said to have been slated for Friday, March 11, 2011, right alongside the release of the iPad 2, but it turns out they've decided to slip this newness out the gate a tiny bit early - perhaps to stir the masses?

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