17 Mar '11, 9pm

We get our hands on Apple's iPad 2

POOR iPad. Its haters simply dismissed it as an upsized iPhone or iPod touch from Day One. It has now singlehandedly defined a new product category and remains the yardstick for any tablet that enters the consumer sphere (take that, naysayers). Version 2.0 of the iPad matters because, simply, it will be the new benchmark to beat. It's a third thinner and 15 per cent lighter than its predecessor (the size of its touchscreen remains the same at 9.7-inches), but when Today got our hands on a set this week, the difference was more dramatic than the numbers suggested. The tapered edges give the illusion that the iPad 2 is thinner than it actually is. If you've been lugging the original iPad around, you'll appreciate its newfound svelteness - it's gorgeous. Under the hood, its processing speed has been doubled and graphics performance is now nine times faster, according to Apple...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Tech/EDC110318-0000310/iPad-2-...

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