After three years, Apple has finally killed off the iPad 2. Apple has replaced it’s price point with a 16 GB version of the iPad 4 which was discontinued last October.
This is good news for schools and businesses who are look to save money on their deployment but are not willing to purchase extremely outdated hardware. The iPad 2 run Apple’s A5 processor with 512 MB RAM compared to the iPad 4’s newer A6X processor, 1 GB RAM and Retina display.
iPad 4 with Retina display is priced at £329 ($399) and on sale now via Apple’s Online Store.
AFP548 have uncovered that the latest AppleTV update brings AirPlay discovering over Bluetooth. This means that IT administrators will no longer need to worry about users accessing AppleTV’s that cross different VLANS.
Here’s one that will make educators and education network administrators realllllly happy. There’s a hidden gem in the AppleTV 6.1 update that was released today.
In addition to Bonjour over UDP negotiation for AirPlay, iOS 7.1 devices will also look for AirPlay sources using Bonjour over bluetooth when doing its scan! This means you do NOT need bonjour over UDP for AirPlay -discovery-. Once the host is discovered, AirPlay data is then transmitted over the normal network.