iPad 2: Two Cameras, iOS 4.3, More Speed, Same Price

This is the Apple iPad 2. And it comes in black or white.

It has a dual-core Apple A5 processor (2x as fast as the A4), 9x faster graphics, the same gyroscope in other iDevices, uses the same amount of power as the A4, is 8.8mm thin (thinner than the iPhone 4), a front-facing camera for FaceTime and a back-facing camera with 720p HD video capture, iOS 4.3, which brings many improvements to Safari and Airplay, and has the same 10 hours of battery life. It ships March 11th, and uses the same pricing schemes as seen with the previous-gen, which starts off with the $500 WiFi model, and comes in either black or white. There are 3G versions from both Verizon and AT&T, priced exactly the same as the previous generation (mentioned that earlier, didn’t I?). Press release after the jump.

And there’s the PhotoBooth app as well. Sweet. Via: Apple PR, iPad 2

Android Just Got A Taste Of Half-Baked Dessert: Malware

That’s right. Tonight, Google probably took the gingerbread its engineers were eating and set off to remove an app that had been copied from the existing Guitar Solo Lite, which was then injected with malicious code and renamed Super Guitar Solo, which automatically roots your phone and sends every bit of data on it to the hacker(s). Kudos to the guys at AndroidPolice for bringing up the issue, and Google immediately responding afterwards. However, 50,000 people already downloaded the app in question, and in a daring in quick move, Google remotely deleted the app from all devices.

Scary stuff.

EA’s Crysis 2 PC Multiplayer Demo Is Live

It’s here gamers, and it’s 1.6GB of sweet Crysis 2 on two different multiplayer maps — the same ones as seen in the Xbox 360 beta. Modes available are Team Instant Action and Crash Site, and the 2 maps available are Skyline & Pier 17. The file just went live, and the maximum rank you can reach in-game is level 10. The download link to EA’s servers is at the source link.

Via: Crysis 2 on EA’s Servers, AOTF

Those New HP Dv7t And Dv6t Models Are Available For Order Now

Remember not too long ago there were new HPs? No? Okay then, let’s assume there’s always new HPs, like now. The Dv6t and Dv7t (16-inch and 17.3-inch laptops, respectively). The line has a multitude of options that belittle the price or drastically make it as high as you want, with a basic 2.2GHz Core  i7 processor, or up to 3.4GHz quad-core Core i7 chips that are only any good of you like scaring people off with those extra cores (or need them for heavy multitasking and pwning n00bs).

Both systems comes with AMD’s 1GB Mobility Radeon HD 6570 graphics chip, and both the Dv6 and Dv7 start off at $1000 to $1,100, respectively. Hit up the source  links to play with the configurations and see how much bang you can get for your buck. ViaHP (dv6t)(dv7t)