IMDb App Update Adds Airplay For Trailers

This week the IMDb has updated their iOS application with a few useful features for movie buffs, including AirPlay which now allows you to stream trailers from your iPhone and iPad IMDb app directly to your Apple TV.

Together with a new watch list feature that allows you to create and maintain IMDb watchlists allowing you to track movies and TV shows that interest you. The update also includes fixes for a number of small issues and bugs to improve overall performance.

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Real Wood iPad 2 Cover By Miniot (video)

If you are looking for something a little more natural feeling than the plastic cases currently on offer by Apple and find the price of Apple’s leather covers a little out of your budget. A new iPad 2 cover created by Miniot made from single pieces of cherry wood might be worth a look.

The Miniot real wood iPad 2 covers has been carved to allow the wood to roll back on its self to create the both the typing and media viewing stands as Apples one does, but in a curved manner rather than a triangle. Watch the video after the jump to see the real wood iPad 2 cover in action.

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Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP iPad Hands On

One of the latest game titles for the iPad which is creating a lot of interest is Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP, and it is probably one of the most interesting and unique games to hit the iPad his year.

The developers of the game describe it as ‘an exploratory action adventure with an emphasis on audiovisual style’, the game features 8-bit inspired graphics, plus an awesome soundtrack which make the game play totally unique and very interesting.

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Five In One Dongle For iPad 2

A new iPad dongle has been released designed to be the equivalent of the swiss army knife dongle for the iPad 2 and first generation iPad. Incorporating a SD card slot, a MicroSD card slot, an HDMI port, a USB port, and a mini USB port all in one.

Unfortunately you can only use one port at a time on the dongle and if your are already ready thinking about using an external hard drive connected via USB as extra storage device for media, the dongle doesn’t allow this either. However you can connect a USB keyboard to the dongle is you so wish, and the dongle is also equipped with an AV out socket on the left side.


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iPad 2 UK Shipping Time Is Two To Three Weeks

The iPad 2 went on sale in the UK at Apple’s online store at 1am this morning, it looks like iPad 2 fans will have to wait a while to get their hands on Apple’s second generation tablet as Apple has listed the shipping times for its online orders of two to three weeks.

The iPad 2 will go on sale at 5PM this afternoon in Apple Store’s around the UK as well as authorised retailers, which includes a number of mobile networks here in the UK who are selling the iPad 2 with mobile data contracts.

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iPad 2 Appears On UK Apple Store

It looks like Apple has already added the new iPad 2 to its UK Apple store, as you will see from the photo below, it shows a button with ‘select and iPad’ and the phrase buy online now.

Unfortunately it doesn’t look like you can actually buy an iPad 2 just yet, it is expected to go on sale on Apple’s online store at 1AM in the morning tomorrow, and you will also be able to buy one from Apple stores around the UK from 5PM tomorrow the 25th of March.

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T-Mobile UK Subsidised iPad 2 From £199 Tomorrow

T-Mobile UK will start selling a subsidised iPad 2 here in the UK from 5pm tomorrow and prices start at £199 for existing customers and £229 for new customers for the 16GB WiFi and 3G iPad 2.

T-Mobile just confirmed to us that they will only be selling the 16GB WiFi and 3G iPad 2 from tomorrow, the 32GB and 64GB models will not be available, and customers who want one will have to sign up to a new 2 year contract.

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Enki’s iPad 2 Genius Case Works With Apple’s Smart Cover

When Apple announced the new iPad 2 they also announced the new Smart Cover, which protects the screen on your iPad 2, unfortunately it doesn’t protect the back of the iPad 2.

If you want to protect the back of your new iPad 2 and still use your Apple Smart cover, a company called Enki has the solution with their new Genius Case which is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover.

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The $8 Million iPad 2

We have featured quite a few expensive gadget here at Geeky Gadgets, usually they are covered in gold and diamonds, and the latest one is the new iPad 2, which has been created by Stuart Hughes, and is called the iPad 2 Gold History Edition.

As the name suggests, this iPad 2 is covered in 24ct gold, and features 12.5 cts of flawless diamonds and 53 individually set gems, that’s not all it also features the front frame which is made from the worlds oldest rock ammolite, plus there are some dinosaur bones from a T-Rex thrown in for good measure.

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iPad 2 UK Price Revealed, Starts At £399

As well as confirming that the iPad 2 will go on sale in 25 countries this Friday, Apple also announced the pricing for the new iPad 2, and it will actually be cheaper than the original iPad.

Prices start at £399 including VAT for the 16GB WiFi iPad 2, the 32GB WiFi iPad 2 will retail for £479, and the 64GB WiFi iPad 2 will retail for £559.

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Apple Confirms International iPad 2 Launch March 25th

When the iPad 2 went on sale in the US recently it sold out in the majority of Apple stores and the online store, and stocks have been limited since launch day with many customers having trouble getting their hands on the iPad 2.

There have been a number of rumors that the shortage of the iPad 2 in the US would delay the international launch of the iPad 2, but it looks like this wont be the case as Apple has just confirmed that the iPad 2 will go on sale in 25 countries this Friday.

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