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HDMI Video Mirroring will let you mirror the iPad screen on an HDTV using an optional Digital AV Adapter or VGA Adapter

The iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G has HSUPA support for enhanced 3G upload speeds

The iPad 2 will be released in two versions, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G, each with a choice of three memory capacities – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB

The iPad 2 went on sale in the US on March 11 followed by Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and most of Europe, UK on March 25; it will make its way to many more countries around the world in the coming months

The new model also features a built-in three-axis gyroscope, in addition to a accelerometer and compass, for improved versatility in gaming controls

The Smart Cover Tech Specs


Apple iPad 2

9.7-inch LED-backlit IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 768x1,024 pixels


1GHz dual-core Apple A5


Three-axis gyro, accelerometer, ambient light sensor




Wi-Fi: 601g, Wi-Fi + 3G: 607g


16GB, 32GB or 64GB

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Launched alongside the new iPad, the Smart Cover provides protection for the iPad screen while maintaining its thin and lightweight profile. Designed with a unique self-aligning magnetic hinge that makes it easy to attach and remove, the new iPad 2 Smart Cover automatically wakes the iPad when it’s opened and puts it to sleep when it’s closed, and has a soft microfibre lining to help keep the screen clean. The cover also folds into a stand for typing or viewing videos and is available in either polyurethane or rich leather, in a range of colours.

TECH Issue 12  

Immersive Gaming, April 2011

TECH Issue 12  

Immersive Gaming, April 2011