Live Discussion: Apple's iPad 2 event


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Elliott

is AirPlay just another name for DLNA or something else? :/

Home Sharing is more like DLNA. AirPlay does practically the reverse: instead of browsing and pulling data from a server, you push the data from the server to the receiver and control all aspects of playback from the server.

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Stetson

This placement seems odd for an Apple design:

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You'd think it'd be the same distance from the top as from the side. The iFixit teardown will be interesting to see why they ended up with that.

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mad_onion

Home Sharing is more like DLNA. AirPlay does practically the reverse: instead of browsing and pulling data from a server, you push the data from the server to the receiver and control all aspects of playback from the server.

DLNA does exactly as you describe it depends on what you class as the receiver. For example, a phone can send a video to a tv... this is what airplay does and what DLNA does.

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Elliott

DLNA does exactly as you describe it depends on what you class as the receiver. For example, a phone can send a video to a tv... this is what airplay does and what DLNA does.

Huh, I've never seen DLNA work that way. I've always seen the browsing and viewing done on the TV end. I've never seen the phone push the video to the TV.

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.Neo

That's not the point.. People shouldn't sit silent when they Apple is mostly full of sh** and lying.. That's something that should be pointed out.

It's fantastic that it doesn't bother you and how you approve of this.. that's when you are so biased that you start approving everything your favorite brand is doing even if it's just plain lies. Just as long as it fills up your ridiculous bias.. It's sad really.

You playing the "Apple lies!" and fanboy card again without having anything to back it up with. *Yawn* :sleep:

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TheLegendOfMart

11:10AM "This really is a giant leap forward."

Lol, no its just a spec bump.

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NeoXY

Steve is back on stage. INTERESTING...

--edit--

Never mind, look like it's wrapping up.

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mad_onion

Huh, I've never seen DLNA work that way. I've always seen the browsing and viewing done on the TV end. I've never seen the phone push the video to the TV.

Yeah, it does. Desire HD to Xbox 360 is my usage and it works great.

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BajiRav

Home Sharing is more like DLNA. AirPlay does practically the reverse: instead of browsing and pulling data from a server, you push the data from the server to the receiver and control all aspects of playback from the server.

that's exactly what DLNA is, I can push a video/photo/song to Xbox from my Android phone and control the playback on the phone. To rephrase the question, is AirPlay DLNA compatible or something proprietary (based on iTunes sharing)?

DLNA does exactly as you describe it depends on what you class as the receiver. For example, a phone can send a video to a tv... this is what airplay does and what DLNA does.

+1

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acnpt

Could it be gestures?

Guess not.

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neufuse

Why in the world is GPS only ever on the carrier models? I mean you DONT need a cell provider to use GPS, just put a GPS chip into the base model...

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.Neo

iTunes 11 would be nice, but it wiill definately be iTunes 10.2.

Source (Apple iPad 2 Requirements)

Glassed Silver:mac

I wouldn't expect iTunes 11 before September.

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NeoXY

All done.

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PyX

This demo is soooooo boring.

Are you one of the attendees?

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Elliott

that's exactly what DLNA is, I can push a video/photo/song to Xbox from my Android phone and control the playback on the phone. To rephrase the question, is AirPlay DLNA compatible or something proprietary (based on iTunes sharing)?

Then yes, it works the same as DLNA and, no, it's not compatible.

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Jan

11:10AM "This really is a giant leap forward."

Lol, no its just a spec bump.

Yet still we'll see every other tablet maker cry and rush a brand new tablet to market...

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Hell-In-A-Handbasket

I hope the hinges on the side i saw in various shots with and without the top cover are not permanent aditions. Those hinges are annoying, i just hope new apps will be backward compatable, i see no need to upgrade because of the dualcore A5, as i dont need or can use face time, i only know1 person with an iphone (2G), and im the only person i regularly talk to with a mac or ipad, so facetime isnt a reason to upgrade for me

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Glassed Silver

Coming from iPhone 4, having no interest in iPads and wanting more MobileMe love I can say:

LAME.

Glassed Silver:mac

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philcruicks

and...that's it...huh, a lot less than most expected I think.

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Lamp0

That's not the point.. People shouldn't sit silent when they Apple is mostly full of sh** and lying.. That's something that should be pointed out.

It's fantastic that it doesn't bother you and how you approve of this.. that's when you are so biased that you start approving everything your favorite brand is doing even if it's just plain lies. Just as long as it fills up your ridiculous bias.. It's sad really.

Are talking about when Jobs said "thicker" when he meant "thinner"?

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Glassed Silver

That's not the point.. People shouldn't sit silent when they Apple is mostly full of sh** and lying.. That's something that should be pointed out.

It's fantastic that it doesn't bother you and how you approve of this.. that's when you are so biased that you start approving everything your favorite brand is doing even if it's just plain lies. Just as long as it fills up your ridiculous bias.. It's sad really.

Will you please evaluate your posting?

Thanks. :)

Glassed Silver:macj

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+John.

and...that's it...huh, a lot less than most expected I think.

Some people are never happy :shifty:

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#Michael

and...that's it...huh, a lot less than most expected I think.

Actually not really. By Monday most realized that an upgraded screen wasn't happening, no SD, and no updated plug. The only thing that isn't known at this point is the amount of on-board ram.

What do we know:

CPU

physical specs

price

physical colors

New apps

cameras

All of those were already known.

IMHO it is actually exactly what we expecting and I think it's actually going to be quite good.

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