Smart covers for iPad 2 Posted on March 3, 2011 by Andrew A A smart covers has been introduced for iPad 2. The flap covers the front of the device. The covers automatically wakes the iPad when you open it, sleep when it closes. Related Andrew A Computer Science Student turned writer with my first gen iPhone. I write on my 13" MacBook Pro Retina and iPad Air Cellular. Black iPhone 5S is my sidekick.