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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Angry Birds Rio HD Hands On

Rovio Mobile has just released Angry Birds Rio for the iOS devices, Android and the Mac, we have just been trying out Angry Birds Rio HD to see what the latest installment in the Angry Birds saga is like.

Angry Birds Rio is slightly different than the previous versions of the game, in the fact that it doesn’t feature the famous pigs, instead the Angry Birds have been captured and taken to Rio.

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Original iPad Gets A Smart Cover With A Simple Hack

When Apple announced the iPad 2, they also announced the new Smart Cover, which connects to the iPad 2 with magnets, and uses magnets inside the iPad 2 to keep the case on.

One clever iPad fan has decided that they wanted to use the Smart Cover with their original iPad, and they have put together a video showing how this was done, although it will include attaching some magnets to the outside of your iPad.

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Disabling Ping Improves Your iPad And iPhone Battery Life

If you have noticed a decrease in your battery life on your iOS device since upgrading to the latest Apple release of iOS 4.3. It could be due to the Ping service running in the background on the device. User tests have recently shown that by disabling the Ping feature on your Apple device, you can receive a noticeable increase in battery life on your device.

Once disabled your battery should then return to a life close to its limits before the iOS 4.3 was installed, allowing you to carry on with your daily business, without having to worry about the next charging point.


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