The 7.9″ Retina Display makes its debut on the iPad mini, maintaining its enormous 2048 x 1536 native resolution. At 326 pixels per inch, the Retina Display can show up to 3.1 million pixels at a time. The Retina Display is also a capacitive touchscreen so you’ll be able to utilize all the multi-touch gestures of iOS 7. Its smaller form factor makes it easier to hold in one hand. The iPad mini comes in a silver finish.
The new ZAGGkeys Folio is a mere 6.9mm thin, just more than a quarter of an inch, and only 16.75mm, or about two thirds of an inch, when holding your iPad. This makes it one of the thinnest keyboards available. But while it is smaller and easier to carry, it actually offers 30% more typing room than the competition. In addition, it features a pivoting hinge that allows you to place your iPad at virtually any viewing angle, just like a laptop screen. Open it up, set it to your preferred angle, and off you go typing in comfort. The Folio zips along on a powerful battery that will keep it powered for up to three months of regular use between charges Regular use of two hours per day. Using the backlit feature will impact battery life and may require more frequent charging. In addition it offers backlit keys that make typing in low light areas easy on the eyes, and responsive, island style keys that provide a natural and speedy typing experience. With these features, and more, ZAGGkeys Folio is the all in one solution for typing on the go.
Patent pending design provides additional protection for your iPad
A unique hinge design offers over 130Degree of viewing angles
The Bluetooth keyboard feature island-style keys and 30% more typing space than the competition
At only 6.9mm, or barely more than a quarter of an inch, it’s one of the thinnest keyboards available
A powerful battery offers up to three months of use between charges
Backlit keys in interchangeable colors make typing in low light areas a breeze
Special function keys help you get more done from the convenience of your keyboard
Vivid 10.1 multi-touch LED backlit screen with 1366 x 768 resolution. Video-chat and stay productive on the go. Lets you run your apps with a variety of touch gestures. Wi-Fi enabled so you can access networks cable-free. Supports Wireless-N (802.11a/b/g/n). 32GB built-in storage easily holds your apps, photos, music and more. A microSD card slot lets you expand storage capacity (cards sold separately). Front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera takes great-looking photos and videos. Keep in touch with others via video and voice messaging. Built-in microphone included. Slim and lightweight for easy portabilty. Weighs 2.36 lb and is just 0.93 thick.
Vivid 10.1″ multi-touch LED backlit screen with 1366 x 768 resolution. Video-chat and stay productive on the go. Lets you run your apps with a variety of touch gestures.
Wi-Fi enabled so you can access networks cable-free. Supports Wireless-N (802.11a/b/g/n).
32GB built-in storage easily holds your apps, photos, music and more. A microSD card slot lets you expand storage capacity (cards sold separately).
Front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera takes great-looking photos and videos. Keep in touch with others via video and voice messaging. Built-in microphone included.
Slim and lightweight for easy portabilty. Weighs 2.36 lb and is just 0.93″ thick.
eWEEK 30: While it may seem to many that Apple’s iPad defined tablets as successful computer form factor, tablets are actually the product of more than 20 years of development.
The phenomenal success of tablet computers since the introduction of the Apple iPad in April 2010 gives the impression that these computers burst suddenly on the market well into the new century as fully mature products ready to challenge long-established notebook, laptop and desktop models.But the truth is that today’s hot-selling iPads, Amazon Kindles, Samsung Galaxy Tabs and others are the result of product development and experimentation by many device makers that date back more than 20 years, well before Internet and wireless connectivity became as ubiquitous as they are now.Companies as diverse as IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Compaq had a role in developing the tablet concept. While these early devices seem impossibly large and heavy compared to today’s pencil thin and light designs, they gave users an idea of how tablets could be used effectively for business and personal computing.Pen computing was the technology that inspired the development of the early tablet computers. They were equipped with touch screens and handwriting recognition software that allowed users to use a stylus to enter data. While the first models weren’t small and light enough to hold in one hand while entering data with the other, they provided a level of portability that was a departure from the bulkier laptops of the day.
One of the first commercial tablets to reach the market was the EO personal communicator that Eo Inc. released in 1993. It was based on the PenPoint operating system developed by Go Corp. The OS allowed people to draw object or write text on the screen as if they were using a paper notebook. The handwriting recognition software was fairly effective if the user wrote slowly and clearly with fairly large lettering.
However, the EO biggest problem was that it was quickly overshadowed by the introduction of the Apple Newton MessagePad in the same year in August 1993, which got all of the attention of product reviewers and customers. AT&T re-introduced the device as the EO Communicator in April 1993 after acquiring a majority interest in Eo the company. But the tablet was not a success, and Eo shut down operations by the end of July 1994The Newton featured an ARM 619 RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) processor and handwriting recognition software that was innovative, even if it wasn’t particularly accurate.The handwriting recognition software became the Siri of its day and people love to talk about its foibles and funny malaprops. The main problem was it wasn’t especially forgiving for users who wrote too fast or with sloppy handwriting. Even hand printing could be a challenge. But it worked reasonably well and plenty of people were willing to buy this Apple product to at least try it out.
The Newton included a Notes application that let users create documents by typing in text, handwriting or adding freehand sketches.Apple’s CEO at the time, John Sculley, got credit for dubbing the Newton a “personal digital assistant” rather than a Tablet. Although it lacked wireless or Web connectivity until Apple added the Newton Internet Enabler application, it certainly looked like a rather thick and bulky tablet. And it paved the way for some of the smaller and handier PDAs that came later, such as the Palm Pilot from U.S. Robotics that were about the same size and today’s smartphones.The problem was the Newton remained more of a curiosity than a wildly successful product. It would never generate sufficient sales to sustain Apple in the mid-90s, a time when the company was struggling to remain profitable in a highly competitive computer market in the days before founder Steve Jobs returned to turn around the company’s fortunes.Apple discontinued the Newton product line in February 1998 as it geared up to introduce new products starting with the first iMac and culminating in hugely successful products including Mac OS X, the iPod and the iPhone.But some of the Newton technology found its way into other Apple products. For example the “Print Recognizer” technology from the handwriting recognition software was built into Mac OS X 2.1 Jaguar.Apple experiment with the Newton encouraged a number of other computer manufacturers to experiment with tablet-like computers. No less a force in the computer industry than IBM tried its hand at introducing a tablet as an early entry in its renowned ThinkPad product line.It’s a little known fact that the first IBM ThinkPad was actually a tablet.
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Compatible with Apple iPad 2, iPad , iPhone 4, 4s, 3Gs, iPod Touch 4. Perfect companion for Apple iPad/iPad 2 users, Support Mirror Function in iPAD 2 & iPhone 4S. Supports videos, movies, MTV, Podcast, Youtube (online), photos, 3D Movie, etc. Do NOT support third-party iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch apps for live streaming television such as tvuplayer, nettv, worldview live and etc. Does not support movies purchased through iTunes due to the copyright.
For iPad2 iPad3(New iPad), iPhone4S: It’s plug and play. Your iDevice can mirror directly to HDMI monitor, so you would enjoy music, videos, movies, MTV, Podcast, Youtube, photos, games, online video/tv easily.
For iPad1 and iPhone4: If no jailbreaked, it can play PPT, videos downloaded only with the product.If jailbreaked and displayout software installed, iDevice can mirror to HDMI monitor or HDTV.
Disconnect and reconnect the adapter from the iOS device and display. Connect directly to the TV, projector, or external display using a known-good HDMI cable. Remove any HDMI extension cables or converters. Note that accessories that convert a HDMI signal to other video formats (DVI, Composite, Component) are not supported. If possible, please use the latest version of iOS.
Note: When using an Digital AV Adapter manufactured before early 2012 with iPad (3rd generation), you may see the “This accessory is not supported” alert. Dismissing the alert will allow you to use the adapter. For the problem “there is only audio but not vedio”, when install Displayout from Cydia, the problem will be solved.
Package Contents: 1 xDock Connector to HDMI Adapter
The Dock to HDMI can let you watch HD up to 1080P movies, stream media, podcast, videos, view photos and documents etc. from Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod on your HD TV or display. A second 30-pin connector built into the AV adapter lets you charge and sync your device while it’s connected to your HDMI-compatible display.take away your trouble when you’re watching TV or video, suddenly the battery is dead,
connector and to your HDMI-compatible display using an HDMI cable (not inclueded)
Video out supports up to 1080p for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S and up to 720p for iPad, iPhone 4 and iPod touch (4th generation). It can Now using this adapter to share videos and slideshows on a big screen with your family and friends.
Use this dock connector for iphone ipad, you can see your videos and charging your ipad at the same time Via the second 30 pin connector.
Supports transmission of HD video and audio to HD TV or Projector. Supports HD video of 720p video format on ipad 1/ iphone 4 4s , Full 1080P on ipad2 /3, the new ipad.Do not support to display internet web pages on TV, same as the VGA adapter.