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iPad 2

March 31, 2011 | julia | Comments (0)

Ipad 2


The Canadian release date for the new and improved iPad 2 was Friday March 25, 2011.  There was a great deal of hype surrounding the release, so customers may be seeking advice from Information staff about the device.  The iPad 2 features a sleeker design and is 33% thinner than the original version.  The Dual-core A5 chip means the iPad will be able to operate more applications at once.  The iPad 2 has ten hours of battery life and up to 9 times more graphic performance than its predecessor.  Another new feature is the addition of another camera meaning that there are now cameras on the front and back of the iPad 2.  In terms of operability, there are rumours that the iPad 2 will be easier to use with OverDrive, but these claims have yet to be substantiated.  Customers can still download the OverDrive Media Console application to access and download the library’s e-resources.  Until claims regarding the improved functionality of the iPad 2 with OverDrive can be backed up, it is best to advise customers to talk to Apple customer service representatives or wait and see how technology experts review the updated device.


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