An untethered iPhone 4S and iPad 2 jailbreak has made substantial progress towards actuality as iOS hackers have posted a video clearly demonstrating a jailbroken iPhone 4S running iOS 5.0.1, suggesting that the hack will be made public very soon.
Londis are staging a social media treasure hunt this Wednesday and Thursday, giving lucky Facebook and Twitter followers the chance to win an iPad 2 on both nights. The hunt takes place directly after TV3's Londis-sponsored hit reality TV show Come Dine With Me at 9.30pm each night and will be streamed live on Londis' Facebook page.
A high definition (HD) version of the iPad 2 will be released this autumn alongside the long-rumoured iPhone 5, if reports from This is my next (TiMN) are to be believed. TiMN report that the updated device, dubbed “iPad HD”, will feature a 2048x1536 pixel screen, double that of the current iPad 2.
Facebook have been developing an official iPad app over the past year which they will release in the “coming weeks”, according to the New York Times. The app may include features that “go beyond the features available on the Facebook Web site”.
Team COCO have published a short and humorous video [1:04] that takes a satirical look at the iPad 2, and Apple fans' enigmatic loyalty to the brand. Last week the iPad 2 was officially announced by Steve Jobs, although the response so far by many has been muted.
Apple is expected to debut the iPad’s successor, dubbed the iPad 2, next week, Wednesday March 2, at an event in San Francisco according to All Things Digital. Although no official invites have been sent out yet, it’s rumoured that the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will be the likely venue.
As speculated last month, Geoff Marshall, a BBC interactive operations engineer, has confirmed that the BBC iPlayer will get its very own iPad app - and better still, it’s arriving this Thursday, February 10th.
Unconfirmed reports suggest that Apple's second generation iPad will be released in February 2011. Reuters reports that sources in Foxconn Electronics, manufacturers of the iPad, the device will begin mass production at the start of the year. Initial shipments are expected to be in the region of 400,000-600,000 devices.