The top gaming technologies of 2011

Each year brings a host of new technologies to the table that make the gaming landscape seem significantly different from what came before, and 2011 was no different. Here are some of the most important technological advancements the game industry saw in the past 12 months.

iPad 2 teardown shows the winners and losers among Apple’s suppliers

As soon as the Apple iPad 2 went on sale today, the teardown crew at iFixit got their hands on one of the device’s and tore it apart. In a 23-step process, they took the iPad 2 apart piece by piece to reveal Apple’s design on a granular level.