Feeds

Mythical 'iPad 2' caught on camera

'Dummy' vid

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

There's a smattering of videos YouTubing their way across the web that purport to show the oft-rumored iPad 2 in plain view at last week's Consumer Electronics Show.

The Reg is highly skeptical as to their authenticity, but here are two for your edification and enjoyment:

The videos are purported to be of a dummy case given by Cupertino to an unnamed Chinese iPad-accessory manufacturer so that they could get a jump on creating cases for the device, rumored to appear as early as next month.

Our experience in talking with accessory manufacturers, however – both in the US and in China – has been that they're as in the dark as anyone as to Apple's plans. We have in the past even received furtive phone calls from some major suppliers, asking if we had any inside information about iGadget specs before their release.

We never have – well, there was the Gizmodophone, but that was a fluke – and it's our considered opinion that Apple would have sent a rapid-response legal takedown team to Las Vegas had it caught wind of a prototype case in the wild.

Nothing to see here, we say. Move along, now. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
Nexus 7 fandroids tell of salty taste after sucking on Google's Lollipop
Web giant looking into why version 5.0 of Android is crippling older slabs
All aboard the Poo Bus! Ding ding, route Number Two departing
Only another three days of pooing and I can have a ride!
Heyyy! NICE e-bracelet you've got there ... SHAME if someone were to SUBPOENA it
Court pops open cans of worms and whup-ass in Fitbit case
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
The IT Crowd's internet in a box gets $240k of crowdcash for a cause
'Outernet' project proposes satellite-fuelled 'Lantern' WiFi library for remote areas
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.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
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.
Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence
Download Choosing a Cloud Hosting Provider with Confidence to learn more about cloud computing - the new opportunities and new security challenges.
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.