Apple iPad

iPhone 4G Could Feature Apple A4 Processor

One of the highlights of Apple's iPad announcement was the heart of the device, the custom system-on-a-chip (SoC) now known as the Apple A4. This mysterious chip spawned from Apple's longtime partnership and 2008 acquisition of PA Semi.

apple iphone ipad processor A4

The A4 is a power-sipping, high speed 1GHz processor with an integrated graphics processing unit (GPU) that runs Apple's multi-touch iPhone OS like nothing else. According to Steve Jobs, the iPad will play video for 10 hours before its battery is exhausted.

Announcing The iPad Guide: iPad News, FAQ and Forums

We've been covering the iPad for some time now, since the tablet is so closely related to the iPhone. Now that the product is a reality, a brand new resource for everything iPad has just launched. The iPad Guide went live shortly after Steve Jobs announced Apple's highly-anticipated tablet computer this Wednesday.

The iPad Guide

One highlight of The iPad Guide is a section devoted to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the tablet, its capabilities, and its accessories. With the initial ship date almost two months away, plenty of details about the iPad are sure to be revealed every day.

Get the iPad Wallpaper for Your iPhone

As is the case with every new Apple wallpaper that comes along, Apple fans are quickly scrambling to get their hands on the image as soon as it appears in the wild. The situation has been much the same with the new iPad wallpaper that was shown off at yesterday's iPad keynote.

Apple iPad background

The iPad Guide has posted an iPhone-sized copy (320 x 480) of the iPad wallpaper that can be downloaded to your computer or directly saved to your iPhone camera roll from Safari.


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