9 to 5 Mac has shared a story which can be described as one of the saddest news for the week to come out from the Apple world, as the top rated blog reports of Cupertinos being struck with a serious looking iPad 2 shortage crisis.
Business Insider citing FBR analyst Craig Berger has revealed that Apple is facing some serious iPad production issues which will affect the Cupertinos target of selling around 40-45 million units of Apple Tablet for the year 2011.
Not the kind of news you want to hear. But what has happened must be told. According to a tweet posted by the ever dependable iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd, the overly due iPad 2 jailbreak release will take months to go public.
We have entered into what seems like the iPad 2 jailbreak news week. Hot on the heels of a report of i0n1c working on an iPad 2 jailbreak, we are now hearing a report from iPadItalia, which suggests that the Chronic Dev Team’s iPad 2 jailbreak tool may go live in the coming weeks.
The question of who will be the winner in the Android v/s iPad fight has been on the mind of many gadget lovers out there. Eric Schmidt found himself in a similar situation and as expected predicted that the consumers will eventually prefer Android over the iPad.
iPad 2 jailbreak has been a disappointing topic for the said owner. I say disappointing because the owners of the second gen Apple Tablet are yet to get the all important jailbreak. According to a tweet posted by Veeence, i0n1c has set his focus on jailbreaking the iPad 2 and may even release it before comex, who up till now was the only one working hard to hack the new iPad.
The whole world saw iPad 2 survive a 500 feet fall courtesy G-Form’s Extreme Sleeve case. MobileSyrup, got inspired by this feat and set out to see if the rugged case could protect the iPad 2 from being killed by a car. Video of this daring act follows after the break.
Want to know the name of the entity responsible for the iPad 2 backlight leakage issues? A Digitimes report cited by CNET has revealed that the display screens manufactured by LG Display were the reason behind the faulty iPad 2 screen.
UAE based Apple fanatics will be pleased to know that the official launch of iPad 2 will take place tomorrow with their favorite retailers, Jumbo playing the host part. Yup, that’s right Jumbo Electronics will start selling the second gen Apple Tablet at selected stores from tomorrow.
When Apple launched the iPad 2 on 11th March, it immediately brought bad news for Motorola Mobility as their market shares dropped by 4 percent. We at that time termed iPad 2 as the Motorola XOOM killer and we now have an analyst supporting our claim. According to Global Equities’ analyst Trip Chowdry note to clients, shared by Fortune, Motorola has only managed to sell around 25,000 to 120,000 Motorola XOOM units which obviously is a poor showing for the first Honeycomb tablet.