Archive for March, 2011

iPad 2 – The purchase

Posted in Tech with tags , , , , , , on March 25, 2011 by Luke Farrugia

Just a short post to tell you something you may have expexted…

After much anticipation, the iPad2 was released into the Australian wild minutes ago, as I do not have an apple store near me, I chose to online ordering method, reserving my iPod 16 hours ahead of those who are as we speak, lining up out front of apple stores all over the continent… the only catch… and it is a sizable one… I now discover the shipping time estimate is 2-3 weeks… oh well, all I can do is hope they overestimated their lead time.

For those interested in what flavour I secured, I ordered the; Continue reading


Apple Releases the iPad 2

Posted in Tech with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 3, 2011 by Luke Farrugia

Well it happened at 4am our time this auspicious morning, Apple released it’s hotly anticipated iPad2. In a succinct way, I just wanted to recap the highlights for those interested.

The questions that have been on the mind of every gadget guru have been “What will the iPad 2 do to secure its place?” “Will it fail?” “Will it rise to the challenge of new competitors like the Motorola Xoom?” The tablet market is hostile but Apple did what they do best, they create and sell their products at the intersection of Technology and Liberal arts with an added module called lifestyle, you see, they do not sell the product so much as they do the experience.

So, without further waffling… what will it sport? Continue reading