08 Apr '11, 8am

An Afternoon with the iPad 2

An Afternoon with the iPad 2

We found the positioning of the buttons and volume control very interesting. The buttons do not face directly to the side or the back, but in fact perpendicular to the curved surface and looks to be aligned with the center of the spline. I can imagine that this would be a nightmare for accessory case manufacturers to figure out. Not only that, my industrial design readers would recognize that these corner-mounted buttons are in an unfavorable position for alignment with the electronic tack switches behind the button. That being said, the button experience still feels solid and reliable, a testament to the skill of Apple’s engineering team.

Full article: http://www.designsojourn.com/an-afternoon-with-the-ipad-2/

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Very cool. : the ipad typewriter via @patlaw

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