Steve Jobs launches the new Apple iPad 2 and its magnetic case called the iPad Smart Cover. It attaches magnetically to the iPad and aligns perfectly. The Smart Cover and iPad 2 were made for each other. Literally. Apple Retail Store. Buy in store starting at 5:00 p.m. on March 11. now that the iPad 2 hysteria has passed, at least until launch day, it's worth circling back to focus on its companion Smart Covers. Generating almost as much buzz today as the iPad 2 itself, Apple has rolled out its innovative new Smart Covers for the second generation.
Needless to say, Apple is by far the most prolific company when it comes to electronic designs and form factors the consumers easily identify with. This is not true when it comes to Apple’s attempts in accessories and peripherals (Remember the “socks” for your iPod? Or the bumper case for the iPhone 4?) Seeing an opportunity for redemption in the iPad 2, designers at Apple flexed their creativity a bit. The outcome is the Smart Cover for Apple iPad 2. Rather than an afterthought, development of the Smart Covers took place side-by-side with iPad 2.
There are no hinges. Instead, magnets on the cover and the device provide attachment. Because of this method, Smart Cover automatically aligns itself with screen, every time and all the time. That “perfect fit” serves 2 other purposes: It enacts awake/sleep functions when Smart Cover closes/opens. The microfiber lining automatically cleans the screen when closes or opens as well. Roll up the Smart Cover and it transforms to a pivot point for ease of typing or a stand for viewing movies. To available in 5 colorful polyurethane covers and 5 luxurious colors in leather, the Smart Covers for Apple iPad 2 will launch on March 11th too.
The new Apple iPad 2 has a new case, and its called the new magnetic iPad Smart Cover. It attaches magnetically to the iPad and aligns A protective flap by Incase offers the same ribbed design and two-stage folding that Apple's Smart Covers exhibited on the iPad 2 presentation. Apple announced a new case-like top for the new iPad that's called Smart Covers. It's a stand, a case, and a cleaning cloth all in one.
Release Date: March 11th (Friday)