How An iPad Gets Build in Foxconn, China

Marketplace Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz is only the second reporter ever to gain access to visit the factory floor at Apple’s Chinese producer Foxconn.The most interesting part of this inside look is the manufacturing process itself and how the iPad is made. They test the iPad as goes through each stage of production, with machines spinning it to test the gyroscope. Amazing stuff.

Schmitz likens Foxconn to a “small city” with a main drag lined with fast-food restaurants, banks, cafes, a gym, two swimming pools and large soccer stadium. The manufacturing giant also has their own TV and radio stations. Check out Schmitz’s video (above). What do you think of his findings so far?

Comic: New iPad too hot

Consumer report said new iPad is too hot compared to iPad 2. See what iPad feel when he heard the controversy.


How much new iPad a.k.a iPad 3 in Malaysia

Today, new iPad, the iPad 2012 arrived in Malaysia. Apple Store Malaysia released starting price of iPad. It same as what we guess yesterday. Anyway, if you want something that coming with latest technology, this iPad is suitable for you. However, iPad 2 still worth to buy because it is thinner than new iPad and you still can play a lot of things inside. Here quick information for iPad 3 retail price.

iPad with Wi-Fi only
Color black and white both come with same price

16GB – RM 1,499.00
32GB – RM 1,799.00
64GB – RM 2,099.00

iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G

16GB – RM 1,899.00
32GB – RM 2,199.00
64GB – RM 2,499.00

iPad 2 price drop, new iPad coming to Malaysia

It is long wait for new iPad in Malaysia. Somebody willing to go to Singapore as the country is the one of earliest country receive this hot gadget. Apple has announced 20th April 2012 (tomorrow) as the official availability for Malaysia and other 11 countries including South Korea and Brunei.

The good news is iPad 2 with Wifi has drop it price to RM1,199 for 16GB, RM1,499 for 32GB, RM1,799 for 64GB. iPad 2 with Wifi and #G are 16GB-RM1,599, 32GB-RM1,899, 64GB-RM2,199. You can find out the price of iPad 2 when launching in Malaysia last year here. Find out new price in Apple store.

So, we guess the price of new iPad are same as iPad 2 last year, from the current RM1,499 starting price for the 16GB WiFi version. However, for the 4G + WiFi version, although it isn’t fully supported in Malaysia, we believe it will still make an entrance considering it supports 3G and HSPA+ speeds up to 42Mbps. [Read more...]

7 questions about the new iPad

The new iPad, launched amid the usual hype in early March, has amazing screen and great camera. Here we tells you everything you need to know about it.

What’s new in this version?
The new iPad now uses the Retina display which you may seen in the iPhone 4S, boasting an incredible 3.1 million pixels (2048×1536), four times as many as the iPad 2. The sharper resolution making video and photos look truly amazing.

The rear has been significantly improved. It uses 5 megapixel camera compared to iPad 2′s 1-megapixel camera and also records HD video in full 1080p.

There’s also a fast new processor, the A5X chip, which uses quad-core graphics. [Read more...]