Apple’s first tablet computer was the Newton Message Pad 100, introduced in 1993,which led to creation of the ARM6 processor core.
Later on many releases ,with the success of the introduction of portable music player iPod in 2001 and an impressive mobile called iPhone , STEVE JOB the CEO of Apple introduced a tablet computer iPad by including all the interesting apps of iPad & iPhone with multitouch finger-sensitive touchscreen and web browsing in San francisco in 2010 April.
What is an iPad?
The best way of browsing
Safari apps provide the best way to experience
the web browsing. View whole pages in portrait or landscape the large multi-touch screen and let your fingers surfing. Also there is nothing like the mail app on the iPad which gives you a new way to see your email, we can access more than one account at a time.
The Multi-Touch screen on iPad is based on the same revolutionary technology on iPhone. But the technology has been completely reengineered for the larger iPad surface, making it extremely precise and responsive. So whether you’re zooming in on a map , flicking through your photos, or deleting an email, iPad responds with incredible accuracy. And it does just what you want it to.
Applications, applications, applications
It works on all the applications provided by the Apple, you’ll find more than 300,000 apps on the app store and iPad can run almost all of them. Including everything from games to productivity apps. They’re easy to find in their own special section, in every possible category: games, lifestyle, social networking, education, and dozens more.
With contacts on iPad we can see much more than just names and numbers, we can put photos, email address and can send message with a tap, birthdays, important notes ,can even set remainders in calendar also ,
Reading makes joy on iPad, Texts looks crisp and bright, pages turns with a flick. And you can buy new books from the iBookstore and it will be orderly arranged and shown on our Bookshelf automatically. We can download the iBook apps freely from app store.
Reading on the iPad is just like reading a book and also we can hold the iPad and flip the pages like a book. When you take a break from reading iBook automatically save your last readed place/page. If you read something especially interesting or important, can use bookmark feature to highlight text and make notes
The iWork productive applications includes – keynotes, pages & numbers have been completely redesigned for iPad so you can create great presentations, documents and spreadsheets
Keynote is a powerful presentation apps from iWork by with custom graphic styles, elegantly designed themes, stunning animations and effects
Pages has everything you need to put your words into beautiful documents including Apple-designed templates and easy to use and formatting
When you are ready to compose a new message, document, notes etc through a tap reveals a large onscreen keyboard with the keys as the same size as notebook’s. It even accelerate your typing by tracking what you type, and suggesting the words, correcting spellings and inserting punctuations automatically.
See more of the world with the ipad. Find the locations easier than ever with street views, satellite view, or new terrain views
No matter what you are looking for, spotlight search can help you find it from your device
Size and weight
9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
Fingerprint-resistant oleo phobic coating
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Battery and power
16GB, 32GB, or 64GB flash drive
1GHz Apple A4 custom-designed, high-performance, low-power system-on-a-chip
Screen and input
The iPad's touch-screen display is a 9.7 in (25 cm) liquid crystal display (1024 × 768 pixels) with fingerprint-resistant and scratch-resistant glass. iPad is designed to be controlled by bare fingers; there are special gloves and capacitive styli designed for this use.
The iPad can use Wi-Fi network trilateration from Skyhook Wireless to provide location information to applications such as Google Maps. The 3G model contains A-GPS to allow its position to be calculated with GPS or relative to nearby cell-phone towers; it also has a black plastic accent on the back side to improve 3G radio sensitivity.
Audio and output
The iPad has two internal speakers ,the iPad also contains a microphone that can be used for voice recording.
Smooth, thin, nice black and silver design.
Voice over icons
Excellent e-book and journal reading device.
The photo program is much more attractive.
Offers 10 hrs battery life
High performance and reliability
No VoIP service – can only send data
No flash compatibility
Memory capacity cannot be upgraded
Battery cannot be replaced
It is difficult to read under the sunlight
Apple’s iPad tablet pc which becomes the most hottest gadget of the year , making a revolutionary impact on the way of people . Ipad puts the internet in your hands, it becomes your alarm clock, photoframe, video server etc. Touch screen makes things easy for a layman so hope the new Apple’s ipad tablet devices be a huge success.