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Apple Announces iPad2

For almost one year, Apple has owned the tablet market. In fact, it's had the market almost entirely to itself. That began changing at the end of last year, with a constant stream of announcements and product launches from Cisco, Research In Motion, Samsung, and more, leading to an absolute avalanche of new products announced and demonstrated at CES this January. And those products have been, at least on a feature basis, easily superior to the original iPad. Just as some of those products have s
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Jobs is back on stage, talking about a couple of new apps, saying the reason Apple shows off those apps is to help set the bar for developers. The first one is iMovie, which comes with an editor, multi-track auto recording, new themes, you can Airplay to Apple. There's the timeline-- you can create and pick clips and place them on the timeline. And you can also do this with more precision, with transition effects. There's also a voice-over recording system, which you can put right over your movie in the timeline. There are title tools, so you can add text and graphics. Also, there is face recognition within the video.

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