At an event in San Francisco today, Apple unveiled the iPad 2, an update of the company's popular tablet device (and a key part of our own location workflow). Both 33% thinner and 0.2lb lighter than its predecessor, the iPad 2 features a new dual-core A5 processor, promised faster graphics and possibly more RAM, which should give the device a welcome speed boost when juggling larger digital SLR files. Plus, full mirroring of the internal screen to an external HDMI-connected display, front and rear facing video cameras, an internal gyroscope, the same 10-hour battery life rating as before but no built-in memory card slot or USB port.

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