Apple’s new head of Retail: Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts.

From a long time Apple has been looking for a head of retail and finally Apple has found one.

Its the CEO of Burberry Angela Ahrendts who will join as the Senior Vice President of Retail.

Angela Ahrendts will start working at Apple from Spring 2014 and she will not only manage retail stores but also Apple’s online stores.

Burberry Group Plc CEO Angela Ahrendts At The London Stock Exchange


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T-Pad IS701R is the cheapest tablet you can get, now retailing in India for Rs.3250

Following the disappointment after the much hyped launch of Aakash, the world’s cheapest tablet, budget-class Indians all over were left with a sour taste until the timely arrival of the Penta T-Pad IS701R — the tablet for the common man. Retailing for a mere Rs.3250 (approx $60), the Google Android OS 2.3 running tablet bargains a lot of features in return for the paltry price, powered by a powerful 1GHz processor and inbuilt DDR II 256M RAM, built in 2GB memory (expandable up to 32GB), high resolution 7″ resistive touch screen (TFT Display), and WiFi 802.11 b/g for standard internet connectivity.

Specs

CPU 1GHz
O/S Android 2.3
RAM DDR2 256MB
FLASH 2GB
TF card TF card support to 32G
Wifi 802.11b/g/n
LCD resolution 7” TFT, 16:9, 800*600
Touch screen resistive touch screen
G-Sensor Rotator screen, 3D games
Camera 0.3MP
USB USB x 1
Battery Li-ion 3000mah 5V2A
Video Max.1280*720 MKV(H.264 HP) AVI RM/RMVB FLV WMV9 MP4
Flash Support Adode Flash 10.3
Email Send/receive email online
Audio MP3/WMA/APE/FLAC/AAC/OGG/AC3/WAV

Features

  • Browse the web, watch Youtube® videos, check e-mail, and much more with Android™ 2.3.
  • High-speed 1 GHz processor and DDRII 256MB RAM.
  • Plays popular video, music, and photo formats.
  • Download and Install Google Andriod apps.
  • Connect to the Internet wirelessly with high-speed networking support (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g) .
  • Easy Access to Email, Office and Games.
  • Experience Facebook and social networking at your fingertips.
  • Seamless Digital Media Experience.
  • E-Book Reader .
  • Rechargeable lithium-polymer battery.

The Penta T-Pad IS701R comes with a limited warranty of 12 months from the date of purchase and has a few decent discounts and offers running right now which you can avail of here.

Apple reminds of iPad 2’s arrival, offers free personalized setup

Getting your hands on an iPad 2 is just hours away now, and Apple is leaving no leaf unturned as they remind us of its arrival so we don’t miss out on getting the second generation of Apple’s magical device on launch day.

Apple’s ready with everything and we are good to go…just a slight correction — the launch has been postponed by an hour. So for people PT, the time is now 1am (instead of 12am), and for East Coast it is now 4am (instead of 3am).

Some more clarifications as per Apple’s Press Release:

  • GarageBand and iMovie for iPad go on sale today for $4.99 each
  • Online orders now begin at 1 a.m. PT (not 12:00 that Apple reps had previously been reporting)
  • Every customer who buys an iPad 2 at an Apple retail store will be offered free Personal Setup service
  • Apple Store opens iPad 2 sales  at 5PM (be prepared to wait while people get their iPad 2′s set up)
  • 5 p.m. will also be for AT&T, Best Buy, Target, Verizon Wireless, Walmart and select Apple Authorized Resellers
  • iPad 2 will be available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK on March 25; and in many more countries around the world in the coming months. Further international availability and pricing will be announced at a later date.
Press Release

iPad 2 Arrives Tomorrow

CUPERTINO, California—March 10, 2011—Apple® today announced that iPad™ 2, the next generation of its magical device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading ebooks and much more, will be available tomorrow at 5 p.m. local time at all 236 Apple retail stores in the US and through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com) beginning at 1 a.m. PT. Every customer who buys an iPad 2 at an Apple retail store will be offered free Personal Setup service, helping them customize their iPad 2 by setting up email, loading new apps from the App Store℠ and more, so they’ll be up and running with their new iPad 2 before they leave the store. iPad 2 will also be available beginning at 5 p.m. local time at AT&T, Best Buy, Target, Verizon Wireless, Walmart and select Apple Authorized Resellers.

iPad 2 features an entirely new design that is 33 percent thinner and up to 15 percent lighter than the original iPad, while maintaining the same stunning 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen. iPad 2 features Apple’s new dual-core A5 processor for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics and now includes two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime® and Photo Booth®, and a rear-facing camera that captures 720p HD video, bringing the innovative FaceTime feature to iPad users for the first time. Though it is thinner, lighter, faster and packed with new features, iPad 2 still delivers up to 10 hours of battery life* that users have come to expect. iPad 2 is available in black or white, features models that run on AT&T’s and Verizon’s 3G networks, and introduces the innovative iPad 2 Smart Cover in a range of vibrant polyurethane and rich leather colors.

Pricing & Availability
iPad 2 with Wi-Fi will be available in the US on March 11 for a suggested retail price of $499 for the 16GB model, $599 for the 32GB model, $699 for the 64GB model. iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G will be available for a suggested retail price of $629 for the 16GB model, $729 for the 32GB model and $829 for the 64GB model. iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G compatible with the Verizon network will be available in the US only for a suggested retail price of $629 for the 16GB model, $729 for the 32GB model and $829 for the 64GB model.

iMovie® and GarageBand® for iPad apps are available today for $4.99 each from the App Store on iPad or www.itunes.com/appstore. The Smart Cover is available in a range of colors in vibrant polyurethane for $39 or rich leather for $69.

iPad 2 will be available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK on March 25; and in many more countries around the world in the coming months. Further international availability and pricing will be announced at a later date.

*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple is reinventing the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices.