Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

Summary: Apple CEO Steve Jobs shows off a new, bendable, magnetic case specifically designed for the iPad 2 and called the Smart Cover.

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Topics: iPad, Apple, CXO, Mobility, IT Employment

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  • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

    Too bad you need to use a laptop to view the video. Flash=no iP*** allowed!
    peterskine@...
  • thinnner is not necessarily better

    I have to wonder how many of the new thinner iPad 2's are going to get destroyed because they were accidentally crushed or bent. A thicker body design is mechanically stronger and more resistant to bending stress and therefore more durable, not to mention that there is more room to pack more "stuff" inside a bigger case.
    anthonymaw
  • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

    Most magnets "bend" a screen image over time. What keeps this from happening on an iPad?
    xrae00@...
    • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

      @xrae00@...

      I hope you just wrote faster than your thoughts here...

      LCD is not a CRT...it's not affected by a magnet.
      dcroteau
  • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

    That's not a new concept at all.<br><br>That "triangular foldable cover / support" has been out there for many years on portable cardboard drawing boards/tablet used in meeting and presentation.<br><br>Yes, it's a good idea to use it in a case for tablet but that is far from being revolutionary and needing a Jobs intervention/presentation.... he's really addicted to being on a stage...

    (Yes, I like the fact that this video is in Flash format and that no iStuff can visualize it...how ironic!)
    dcroteau
  • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

    I think its funny some of the videos here are hilarious, I have never seen so many people get together for so little advancements in features.
    Willtur
  • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

    Same outfit, different product launch
    thomasrutter
  • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

    Wait... you're telling me I can BUY a COVER for this?
    iGenius!
    jmwells21
  • In case you missed it!

    It puts it to sleep and wakes it up when you put it on or take it off!
    Even if i hate apple, that is pretty cool.

    Too bad his voice is winey as hell
    sfdrf
    • RE: Jobs reveals iPad 2 Smart Cover

      @sfdrf
      You mean like the way a car/automobile interior light goes off (on a timer) when I close the door? The same way it has done for decades? Or the way a laptop turns itself off when I close the lid?

      When you put it like that its so cool!!
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