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iOS 5.0.1 Fixes iPad 2?s Smart Cover Hack

Apple pushed out an iOS 5.0.1 update to registered developers yesterday, which fixes a number of bugs and�addresses�an issue with poor battery life on a number of its devices. However, it also fixes another glitch that Apple didn�t mention: the iPad 2?s Smart Cover hack, which allowed anyone to gain access to your passcode protected device using only its Smart Cover.

We wrote about the hack a couple weeks ago when  [Read More…]

Belkin Makes Matching Pants for Your iPad 2?s Smart Cover

For those of you rueing the fact that your iPad�s Smart Cover doesn�t protect your sleek baby�s bum, here�re two new options from Belkin � one of which practically gives your iPad a whole matching ensemble.

The Emerge 024 (above) is a $ 40 kit that contains a perforated backing that snaps onto the back of the iPad 2 and four colored inserts that match Apple�s Smart Cover colors.

For Londoners,  [Read More…]

iPad 2?s Glass Is 27% Thinner, But Still Stronger Than Original iPads [Video]

iPad 2 is really really thin. Despite adding so much to the original iPad, it�s still 33 percent thinner. The width has went from 13.4mm to 8.8mm which makes it even thinner than the iPhone 4.

iPad 2 being thinner is definitely an upside but is having a thinner glass an upside? Most would think it’s more vulnerable to break. However, despite being 27%  [Read More…]

iOS 4.3 Reveals iPhone 5 Will Get iPad 2?s Dual-Core A5 Processor

When Apple revealed that iPad 2 will get the new dual-core 1GHz A5�processor, we assumed that it will be coming to iPhone 5 when it is released this summer. Twitter users @chronic, @FilippoBiga and @naynee75 have discovered references in iOS 4.3 that was released earlier today, which provides more evidence that Apple�s next generation iPhone […] iPhone Hacks � iOS 4.3, iPhone 4.3