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Hands-on iPad 2 camera interface, Smart Cover videos posted

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge
Published: Wednesday, March 2, 2011
News Categories: Apple, iPad, iPad Accessories

We’ve just posted an iPad 2 hands-on interface video (new: HD version) on Vimeo so that you can check out the new camera features, settings, and other neat features of the second-generation iPad, as well as a hands-on iPad Smart Cover installation video showing how the magnetic clasp system and auto-lock/unlock features work. For more hands-on details, check out our First Looks at the iPad 2 and the iPad Smart Cover.

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Comments

1

2 key questions for me before i decide

1) is the speaker quality improved????

2) will this play VLC media player files that are at 720p??

Posted by Rich on March 2, 2011 at 4:16 PM (PDT)

2

There is a sence of irony when you can’t watch a video about a new iDevice on a website about iDevices when viewing said website on an iDevice.

Posted by Andy in London, UK on March 2, 2011 at 5:28 PM (PDT)

3

Oh my God, I cannot agree more with Andy in London.  It is exactly what I was going to say.  It is absolutely ridiculous.

Posted by Jeff on March 2, 2011 at 6:15 PM (PDT)

4

Ridiculous is iMovie + YouTube failing to process the same file that Vimeo handled in a heartbeat. Sorry if it’s that much of a problem for you.

Posted by Jeremy Horwitz in East Amherst, NY, USA on March 2, 2011 at 8:30 PM (PDT)

5

To be honest the lack of Flash support is one of only two or three reasons as to why I haven’t gone out and bought an iPad already.

Posted by Andy in London, UK on March 3, 2011 at 6:55 AM (PDT)

6

Can you fold the Smart Cover flat against the back of the iPad?  All the photos show it being used as a stand, and I think it’ll become annoying having to remove the cover if I want to just hold the iPad and read a book/surf the internet/do something else.

Posted by Robert on March 3, 2011 at 12:46 PM (PDT)

7

Hmmmmmmm….. Ditto to ALL comments b4 mine.

• Magnetic cover: pointless if it doesn’t fit flat on back
• FLASH!!!: I mean really, Apple! Get w/it! Had all 4 iPhones, no iPad,
        but EXCEPT 4 Apple mobile products, FLASH is frikkin’ universal!    Just get over urselves and u’d sell another 100 million faster than the first!!!
• Face Time: Can we VERY loyal customers STILL only use it if both users
R on WiFi?!?! Basically, THAT sucks as bad as not having FLASH!

Just Sayin’.....NONE of the millions of users comments and suggestions EVER get addressed anyway!!!!! Sort of like our clean-cut Louisiana politics! :(

Posted by dOiTdiGiTaL on March 7, 2011 at 8:36 AM (PDT)

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