Feeds

iPad 2 to arrive around Valentine's Day - Taiwanese reports

New slab to be even more fondlesome

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Apple looks set to release the next version of its iPad in February next year – that is if a claim bubbling up in Taiwan is to be believed.

DigiTimes reported today that iPhone and iPad manufacturing giant Foxconn has been told to build 400,000 to 600,000 units of Apple’s next iteration of its much-loved fondle slab in the next 100 days.

Component makers in Taiwan said Foxconn, which reportedly declined to comment, had received the notification from Apple to be ready to ship the units by February 2011.

It's understood that Apple had hoped to get the iPad 2 out the door next month, but testing of the gizmo’s firmware is still ongoing, according to DigiTimes.

The next version of the iPad is rumoured to come loaded with Apple’s FaceTime tech, a front-facing camera and chips that allow the fondle slab to run on both CDMA and GSM networks.

In November, Foxconn faced more worker protests, with about 7,000 staff members taking to the streets to protest against poor pay and plans to relocate some work to inland provinces.

Presumably that hasn't proved a stumbling block yet to production of the iPad 2 model. ®

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

More from The Register

next story
Ford's B-Max: Fiesta-based runaround that goes THUNK
... when you close the slidey doors, that is ...
Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads
Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
Intel's LAME DUCK mobile chips gobbled by CASH COW
Chipzilla won't have money-losing mobe unit to kick about anymore
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
10 threats to successful enterprise endpoint backup
10 threats to a successful backup including issues with BYOD, slow backups and ineffective security.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Internet Security Threat Report 2014
An overview and analysis of the year in global threat activity: identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape.