Posts tagged with: GarageBand

Impressive 1 man iPad Band [Video]

We all know iPad is a multi-purpose device, not only iPad can play video, games and surf the web. When iPad 2 launch, Apple also introduced iPad 2, they also launched iMovie and GarageBand for iPad. With iPad, this 2 apps are really very impressive and useful.

Don’t believe it? Check out this George’s Video:

 


iPad 2 “We Believe” TV Ads

Apple have just released their new TV ads for iPad 2 – “We Believe”. Apple is pushing iPad to be a very personal device, which you can use for any reason in your life, like reading books, sharing pictures of your kids, surf web, watch your family video or even create a song.

iPad is really a device that let you feel that there is no device, but just content and what you want to do. Pictures, Video, web and music.

Check out the new ad from Apple for iPad 2:


2 March Apple Event Summary – iPad 2, Faster, Thinner and Camera

Jobs mentioned that there are now 200 Millions Apple accounts including iTunes, App Store and iBooks Store. 100 Millions iPhone sold and 15 million iPads sold in 2010!

iPad 2

iPad 2 is armed with Apple’s new A5 Processor which is a dual Core Processor, 2 X faster CPU, 9 X faster graphics and as low powered as A4!

Thinner, Lighter and comes with White!

One of the huge improvement is the thickness! iPad was 13.4mm but iPad 2 is just 8.8mm, which is thinner than iPhone 4! I really don’t know how they did that. Although the weight did not go down by alot, just 0.2lbs lighter.

iPad 2 will come with 2 colours, White and Black and there will be no wait for the white iPad. So you will be able to get White iPad as soon as any black!

720P HD Video recording from back camera, and VGA video from front-facing camera.

iPad 2 – 10 hours battery life and ship on 11th March

Even though iPad 2 is now so much thinner, but we will still be getting the 10 hours battery life from iPad 2. No Price drops, iPad 2 will still start from USD$499 and iPad 2 will start shipping on 11th March 2011 in US. 26 more countries will get iPad 2 on 26 March 2011.

HDMI output from iPad 2

New Accessories for iPad 2, HDMI Output dongle which will allow you to output HDMI video and Apps to your TV, and you can still charge your iPad while displaying out. Very cool very cool.

Magnetic Case for iPad 2

iPad 2 will not work with the older iPad case, thus Apple will be launching a new case, which grasp by magnet and will auto-align, very hard to imagine how it works. Seeing a video or in person then we will understand better. But I don’t see any China iPad 2 cases come with that… so I think they might need to rework again…. There will be 5 colour for polyurethane case which will cost you $39 and 5 colour for leather case which will cost $69.

iOS 4.3

iOS 4.3 faster Javascript engine, Home sharing, AirPlay improvement and Preference for iPad switch. Now with iOS 4.3 you can stream your Apps or Safari to to other devices like Apple TV.

There will be a software preference to use the switch on the right of the iPad to go between volume mute and screen orientation lock. Wifi Hot Spot will also come with iOS 4.3, which we have seen in Verizon iPhone 4. Photo Booth App will be coming with iOS 4.3 too, to give you effects on the photos you take from your iDevices.

FaceTime on iPad 2

Of course, with the new iPad 2 front-facing camera, you can now FaceTIme with your friends on Mac or iPhones/iPod Touches.

iMovie App for iPad 2

iMovie will have precision editor, Multi-track audio recording, new themes, Airplay to Apple TV, Share your videos in HD and it is a universe App. Thus it is a app for both iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad 2.

Sharing is quite cool in iMovie App, you can now share to Vimeo, YouTube and even FaceBook!

GarageBand for iPad 2

GarageBand App supports Touch instruments, which you can now plug in your guitar, Piano and more into your iPad 2. Guitar Amps and effects. 8 Tracks recording and mixing, 250+ loops, and music created are compatible with Mac GarageBand.

In GarageBand App, there is Grand Piano, Drums and Guitar which you can play, record. It will be just $4.99 for both iMovie and GarageBand.

Check out our new kid iPad 2 on Apple website!


Apple Back to Mac Event: iLife 11

Apple’s Back to the Mac event is live and streaming here, to give you a summary, check out the blog post of it below!

Now iPhoto supports Full Screen, Facebook Enhancement, Emailing Photo, New Slide Shows, Big Leap in Books and letterpress cards.

It looks like iPad’s Photo view, with it running full-screen.

iPhoto 11’s new Slideshow¬†Templates¬†and musics!

iPhoto 11 will help you create your Photo Book with ease. Not only it have new theme and full screen book creation wizard. It will even help you select photos that you have given good ratings, and organize them automatically base on location and time of capture. Of course you can also do customization to the photo books if you wants to do any changes to it.

You can create letterpress cards straight from iPhoto 11! It is just too cool!

iMovie 11 will have new Audio Editing, more powerful than what we have now. One Step Effects, People Finder, News and Sports Themes and Movie Trailer Wizard.

You will be able to create special effects on your video with just 1 step and it is really easy to create.

iMovie 11 help you create very nice movie trailer and clips by running through with you what you need to have. Not only that.. It have people finders, and filters that can help you find action, group and closeup video in your video! Which is super helpful and great to have!

GarageBand 11 adds Flex Time, Groove Matching, Guitar Amps & effects, New Piano & Guitar Lessons.

Groove Matching can help you fix your groove issues, especially when you band don’t play so well together!

Learn how to play Piano and Guitar with GarageBand!

iLife 11 will be available today for just $49 when you upgrade from your existing Mac. You will get iLife 11 free if you buy a new Mac!