Posts tagged with: iPad 3

The third and latest generation of Apple's popular iOS tablet, the new iPad was announced on May 7th and will be made available in some retail stores by March 16th. One of the largest features of the new iPad is its Retina display with a 2048 x 1536 resolution, containing 1 million more pixels than the standard 1080p HDTV on a 9.7-inch display. Other new features of the latest iPad include, 4g LTE connectivity, a new five-megapixel rear facing camera and the new A5X processor with quad core graphics. Read on for the latest Apple iPad news, reviews and videos:

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    The Here maps were announced by Nokia last week and we knew to expect an iOS iteration, among others. It appears that the application is now available in the iTunes App Store for both the iPhone and the iPad. When Apple's CEO Tim Cook apologized for the poor experience in iOS 6, he offered some alternatives available in the App Store until Apple's own mapping solutions become what they should have been. Here maps by Nokia is such an alternative mapping solution (now that Google Maps is no longer the default and a new iteration is yet to arrive) and, according to the description, it brings ...

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    Apple Stores are present in more and more countries and regions but you won't find this Apple store in your neighborhood or on the official list online. This is because Apple has apparently opened up a store within eBay, though there is no official confirmation of this report just yet as both eBay and the Cupertino-based manufacturer refrained from comments. It is called "Refurbished Outlet" and you can access it by following the source link below. The page allows you to purchase reconditioned Apple hardware and there are quite a lot of similarities between this page and Apple's ...

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    If you've got an iPad 3, you might be curious (and also frustrated by the early release of) the iPad 4, which adds a new CPU and the lightning charging port. The most notable feature, certainly, is the faster CPU, which Apple claims to provide double the performance than the A5x, found inside the iPad 3. In our review of the iPad 3, we charged that it was not significantly faster than the iPad 2, offering up occasional lag and stutters. The A6 chip, making its debut in the iPhone 5, is much more promising than was the A5. It's a 32nm CPU that provides increased performance and lower ...

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    The holiday period is always a busy one, but when you've got industry-defining products launching from literally every major manufacturer and platform-maker, it's a special Q4 indeed. That's what we're looking at with this episode of the Pocketnow Weekly: from Microsoft's new Surface RT and Windows Phones, to Google's new Nexus family, to Apple's iPad Mini, there's a lot to cover. Throw in a lot of Windows 8 and Android commentary, the typically awesome helping of listener mail, and the fact that two-thirds of the podcast team have bad head colds, and you get a sweet -if stuffy- hour and a ...

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    Today's word of Apple's new iPad refresh (will we start calling it the iPad 4? The jury's still out on that one) sounds absolutely fantastic... unless you just bought an old iPad 3 at the same price. Are you stuck with that old tablet? Luck might be on your side, as it's looking like there could be a good chance that Apple will let customers exchange their iPads for these new models under certain circumstances. This is far from universally confirmed, but what we're hearing is that Apple Stores may accept exchanges of the iPad 3 that were purchased in the past thirty days and are still in ...

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    We had heard that Apple might have a refreshed iPad 3 to share at today's event, but it is just taking that idea and running with it, announcing a substantially improved iPad with a new A6X SoC at its heart. Indeed, the rumored Lightning connector is present as well, but the big news is the new processor. Apple claims the A6X offers twice the performance of the A5X at number-crunching, as well as similar improvements to its graphics capabilities. Like the A5 and A5X before it, the A6X is still a dual-core chip. Apple also mentions improvements to the tablet's camera and cellular radio, but ...

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    In a little over a day, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern, Apple's latest event is going to start getting underway, and unless we've all totally missed the mark here, Apple should be unveiling its iPad mini. The idea that Apple would shrink-down its 9.7-inch tablet to a more portable form factor is an old one, dating back to well before the iPad 3 arrived. While the rumors are old-hat, actual hard evidence of this new iPad didn't start surfacing until this summer, when we got to look at several supposed iPad mini components. Eventually, we saw those parts start coming together, forming the ...

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    Now that Amazon's new Kindle lineup, including a refreshed Kindle Fire and two new Kindle Fire HD tablets, has been announced, we're sure you're wondering just how these new offerings stack up against the first Kindle Fire, as well as some of the other bigwigs in the tablet game. That's why we put together a little comparison chart, for a head-to-head look at just how all this different hardware fares. It's still not complete, as Amazon has yet to confirm a few details about the new hardware's capabilities, but at least we can get a preliminary look at how everything lines-up. Obviously, ...

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    The legal maneuvering between Samsung and Apple in the United States has seen plenty of action lately, with rapid shifts between just who seems to be on top at any given moment. While Apple recently scored itself a couple preliminary injunctions against Samsung, we also saw a temporary stay placed on one of those, as well as learned of a Samsung software solution to render the whole thing unnecessary. All in all, it's a lot temporary victories with a lack of any sense of real progress nor consequence. The situation in England isn't much different, save for Samsung emerging victorious from ...

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    After a brief spell of being inundated by iPad Mini rumors, the Apple gossip mill is back to looking at the big picture, and has some things to say about what we can expect from the iPhone 5's hardware, as well as some news of forthcoming changes to the iPad 3. When the iPad 3 first arrived, it also quietly marked the start of an iPad 2 refresh, outfitting the tablet with a new processor manufactured to be more power-efficient. Supposedly, Apple is planning some minor changes to the iPad 3, as well, for debut around this year's holiday season. Instead of tweaking the SoC, Apple may be ...

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    Carriers and phone manufacturers get away with playing pretty fast and loose with the term "4G" in the US. Besides the creeping of the term to describe high-speed UMTS, depending on how you look at it you could even argue that the LTE we have now doesn't technically count as 4G. Australia takes its 4G plenty seriously, and doesn't take kindly to companies stretching the definition of what they consider 4G devices. When Apple began selling the iPad 3 in the nation, billed as the "Wi-Fi + 4G" model despite not even supporting domestic LTE networks, it quickly caught the wrath of the ...

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    Rumors about the features we'll see in the upcoming release of iOS 6 continue to pour in, and the latest to cross our desk looks to the possibility of seeing Siri support come to the iPad. We also hear from an analyst about the chance for seeing the next-generation iPhone hardware coming out in September, a bit earlier than has been widely anticipated. If you've wanted to access Siri from your iPad, so far that's meant having to use some pretty hacky work-arounds. While Apple brought voice dictation to the 2012 iPad, that's hardly the same as having access to the full-on Siri virtual ...

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    There's a lot to love about the new iPad. On the contrary, there are several key areas that bring us frustration. Let's dissect these areas. Hate... Screen characteristics: The screen on the new iPad is warmer, not as bright, and has lesser viewing angles when compared to the display on the iPad 2. It's likely that the former two issues are related. Size and weight: For a device that attempts to change the way we consume content, the new iPad is far too heavy and thick. After several days of use, we can say that--yes--the size and weight difference between the iPad 2 and 3 is noticeable. ...

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    Hot on the heels of yesterday's news about an alleged back cover for the next iPad (call it iPad 2S, iPad 3, iPad HD, really) comes a report claiming that the processor which will be powering the tablet will not be a quad-core one, as previous rumors indicated. A "Retina" display of 2048x1536 resolution is expected but it seems like A6-chip on the next iPad will be a dual-core one, just like the A5 chip found on the iPad 2 (and the iPhone 4S). However, the sixth generation mobile chip from Apple will most definitely pack a more powerful graphics unit (whether it will be 20-times faster is ...

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    We've heard rumors about its capabilities. We've seen pictures of what's supposed to be its hardware. With all the talking that's been done regarding Apple's next tablet, we're anxiously awaiting things to go official, and see Apple formally unveil its iPad 3. We've been looking forward to March with the hopes that Apple would finally follow-through and reveal the tablet; a new rumor out today supports that idea, claiming that Apple has its event planned for March 7. That date has risen as the most likely candidate for a couple reasons. It fits with the tradition of early March iPad ...

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