Discussion MaterialsHistory of iPadSpecification of iPadFunctions of iPadiPad Re-GenerationReviews
History of iPad iPad iPad is a tablet computer developed by Apple Inc.iPad considered to be in a category between smart phone and laptop. History of iPad iPad introduced for the first time on January 27th 2010 And released on April 3rd 2010 by Steve Jobs (the CEO of Apple Inc),in Special Event held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Specification of iPadType : Tablet media player/PCRelease date : a. Wi-Fi model (US) : April 3 2010 : b. Wi-Fi Model (UK) : May 2010 : c. Wi-Fi + 3G model : April 2010Operating system : iPhone OS (modified) : 3.2 (build 7B298g) : Released January 27, 2010; 2 months ago)Power : Internal rechargeable non-removable 25 Wh : lithium-polymer batteryCPU : 1 GHz Apple A4 : PowerVR SGX 535 GPUStorage : capacity Flash memory : 16, 32, and 64 GBMemory : 256 MB DRAM built into Apple A4 dieDisplay : 1024 × 768 px, 9.7 in (25 cm), : 132 Ppi, 4:3 aspect ratio, XGA, LED-backlit IPS LCD displayInput : Multi-touch touchscreen display, headset controls, proximity : and ambient light sensors, 3-axis accelerometer, digital compass
Camera : NoneConnectivity :Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), : Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, USB :2.0/Dockconnector : Wi-Fi + 3G model also includes: : A-GPS, micro-SIM slot, Quad-band GSM 850 900 : 1800 1900 MHz GPRS/EDGE, Tri-band UMTS : 850 1900 2100 MHz HSDPAOnline services : iTunes Store, App Store, MobileMe, : iBookstoreDimensions : 9.56 in (24.3 cm) (h) : 7.47 in (19.0 cm) (w) : 0.5 in (1.3 cm) (d)Weight Wi-Fi model : 1.5 lb (680 g)Wi-Fi + 3G model : 1.6 lb (730 g)
Functions of iPadMedia Consumption, Gaming, Internet Browser (Safari,YouTube, Mail, etc.) iPod, iWork, App Store, iBookstore (Onlinebased bookstore for purchasing & reading books andnewspapers) etc.
iBooks Download the free iBooks app from the App Store. Tap the store button and browse tens of thousands of ePub and PDF books—many of them free. Print PDFs using AirPrint. Use bookmarks and highlights to save your place and note your favorite passages.
ContactsFriends, family, coworkers, clients,neighbors, doctors, dentists, friendsof friends, people in your book club.This isn’t just a place for their namesand numbers — it’s also a place forIM addresses, birthdays,anniversaries, websites, and anythingelse you know about everyone youknow. Put a photo to a name so youcan find someone fast. Add an emailaddress and send a message with atap. Or add notes and importantdates to any contact. You can evenset a reminder that’s saved to yourcalendar.
CameraTake photos and record videos. View them on iPad,email them, or upload them to your computer or theInternet. Tap to set the exposure. Trim and savevideo clips. Upload videos directly to YouTube orMobileMe
iPodSync with your iTunes libraryand listen to your songs,audiobooks, and podcasts oniPad.If you love music, you’ll love iteven more on the big iPaddisplay. Browse by song, artist,album, genre, or composer. Flipthrough your full-size album artjust as you flip through CDs(only bigger). Then starttapping your fingers. Tap toplay a song. Tap to see thetrack list. Tap to pause, shuffle,change the track, and adjust thevolume.
Mail Send and receive mail using many of the most popular email services, Microsoft Exchange, or most industry-standard POP3 and IMAP mail services. Send and save photos. View PDF files and other attachments, or open them in other apps. Print messages and attachments using AirPrint Mail works with MobileMe, Microsoft Exchange, and many of the most popular email services—including Yahoo! Mail, Google email, and AOL—as well as other industry-standard POP3 and IMAP email services.
Safari Browse websites on the Internet. Rotate iPad sideways for widescreen viewing. Double-tap to zoom in or out—Safari automatically fits the webpage column to the screen. Open multiple pages. Sync bookmarks with Safari or Microsoft Internet Explorer on your computer. Add Safari web clips to the Home screen for fast access to favorite websites. Save images from websites to your Photo Library. Print webpages using AirPrint.
MapsSee a classic, satellite, hybrid, or terrainview of locations around the world.Zoom in for a closer look, or check outGoogle Street View. Find your currentlocation. Get detailed driving, publictransit, or walking directions and seecurrent highway traffic conditions. Findbusinesses in the area
YoutubePlay videos from YouTube’s onlinecollection. Search for any video, orbrowse featured, most viewed, mostrecently updated, and top-ratedvideos. Set up and log in to yourYouTube accountThe YouTube app takes advantage ofall the great iPad technology. Littlevideos look even better on the big,high-resolution screen, especiallythose in HD. And theyre organizedspecifically for iPad so everything iseasy to find and fun to watch. Tapwhat you want to see, and you’ll seeit full screen. Use your fingers toplay, pause, fast-forward, or rewind.And when you turn iPad sideways, itplays in widescreen, making mini-videos way more entertaining.
Apps StoreSearch the App Store for apps youcan purchase or download. Readreviews, or write your own reviewsfor your favorite apps. Download andinstall the apps on your Home screenThis one app leads you to over65,000 more made for iPad. So iPadcan do even more. So you can doeven more. Like cook, shop,organize, manage money, managetime, plan, pack, travel, get in shape,stay in shape, stay in touch, stayinformed, and stay endlesslyentertained.
FacetimeMake video calls to other FaceTimeusers over Wi-Fi. Use the frontcamera to talk face to face, or theback camera to share what you see.Let’s say you want to start a videocall with your best friend. Just findher name in your Favorites list andtap the FaceTime button. Aninvitation pops up on her iPad,iPhone, iPod touch, or Mac asking ifshe wants to join you. When sheaccepts, the FaceTime call begins. Uppops her face — right in front ofyours and nearly life-size — on thebig iPad display. All you need is anApple ID and an email address andyou’re good to go. It’s even easierthan picking up the phone.
iPad (Wi-Fi) April 3, 2010iPad use A4 processor. Apple claims the powerefficiency of the chip will allow the iPad to offerusers 10 hours of battery life in use
iPad (Wi-Fi + 3G) April 30, 2010The iPad 3G, unlike the Wi-Fi model, has ablack plastic piece on the underside whichallows cellular signals to pass through it.
iPad 2 March 2, 2011• iPad 2 is thinner and lighter, with camera (front & back) and is available in black or white• Apples new A5 processor is a dual-core affair, and the company claims that its twice as fast as its predecessor
Reviews• Walt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal called it a “pretty close” laptop killer.• Andy Ihnatko of Chicago Sun-Times calls the iPad “one of the best computers ever”.• PC Magazine also praised “You have yourself a winner that will undoubtedly be a driving force in shaping the emerging tablet landscape”.