Apple Releases iOS 4.3.1 Software Update

Apple has released a new update to its iOS software for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, the latest version is iOS 4.3.1 and a brings a range of improvements and bugs fixes to Apple’s mobile operating system.

The iOS 4.3.1 update is designed to fix a graphics bug with the fourth generation iPod Touch, and it also resolves a bug which is related to activating and connecting the iPhone on some mobile networks.

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XGear iPad 2 Smart Cover Enhancer Case

Apple’s new Smart Cover protects your iPad 2′s screen, unfortunately it does not protect the back of the iPad 2. Yesterday we showed you the Enki iPad 2 Genius case which works alongside Apple’s Smart Cover, and today we have another new case which is designed to compliment the Smart Cover.

The XGear Smart Cover Enhancer is designed to snap on to the back of your iPad 2, and it is compatible with Apple’s Smart Cover, which means you can protect both the front and back of your shiny new iPad 2

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Real Racing 2 HD iPad 2 App Brings 1080p Full Screen TV Streaming (video)

If you like larger than life gaming action, you might be will be pleased to know that Real Racing 2 HD for the iPad 2 will be receiving an updated and will soon offer full screen, gorgeous 1080p visuals that will look fantastic on your big screen TV, a first for any iOS game.

The update will also bring with it  silky smooth 30 frames a second racing.Watch a teaser video for the Real Racing 2 HD in action after the break.

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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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