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Estimated shipping times for Apple's new iPad improve to 1-2 weeks

03/20/2012, 12:03 pm

In the face of strong demand that led to a record launch for the new iPad, Apple has begun to improve supply for its touchscreen tablet, as new orders from its online store are now advertised to ship in one to two weeks.


Apple says new iPad operates 'well within our thermal specifications'

03/20/2012, 11:03 am

Apple on Tuesday officially commented on concerns that the new iPad runs at a temperature warmer than its predecessor, and stated that the new device falls "well within" its specifications.


Sharp meets Apple's standards for iPad Retina display, LG lags behind - report

03/20/2012, 09:03 am

Sharp finally received verification to begin supplying Retina displays for Apple's new iPad in February, but LG Display has yet to meet Apple's standards.


iPad growth accelerates to 156%, tablet sales to 'measurably' exceed PCs

03/20/2012, 08:03 am

The launch of the new iPad shows sales of Apple's tablet are ramping at an accelerated rate of 156 percent year over year, putting them in a position to become "measurably larger" than the PC market as a whole.


In-depth review: Apple's third generation iPad and iOS 5.1

03/20/2012, 06:03 pm

Apple’s third-generation iPad offers major improvements in its hardware, software and Internet cloud services, but retains the same overall form factor, price and extended battery life of its predecessor.


Apple sold 3M iPads over launch weekend [u]

03/19/2012, 04:03 pm

After announcing record sales of the third-generation iPad, Apple issued a statement that offers specific numbers regarding the tablet's performance since it debuted on March 16, revealing that three million units have been sold.


AT&T sets single-day record for iPad sales, activations

03/19/2012, 11:03 am

AT&T announced on Monday that the launch of the new iPad set a new single-day record for sales and activations of Apple's touchscreen tablet.


Apple 'thrilled' with record launch of new iPad

03/19/2012, 09:03 am

The new iPad got off to a record start on its launch weekend, with sales over the first three days that have "thrilled" Apple executives.


High cost of new iPad components drives down profit margins

03/16/2012, 11:03 pm

A teardown of the third-generation iPad reveals that the device costs at least $316 for Apple to build, more than the previous-generation iPad 2, which means lower margins for the company as the tablet's retail price point hasn't changed.


Mountain of iPad pre-orders cause shipment delays

03/16/2012, 08:03 pm

As the third-generation iPad makes its way into the hands of eager customers worldwide, some buyers who pre-ordered the tablet through Apple's online store are finding that their shipments have been delayed due to the onslaught of launch day deliveries.


iPad A5X processor built on Samsung's 45nm technology

03/16/2012, 06:03 pm

Infrared microscope inspection of Apple's new A5X processor revealed that the chip was designed and built around Samsung's 45nm low power architecture, which is currently used in A5 processor found in the iPhone 4S and iPad 2.


New iPad employs same rear camera as iPhone 4

03/16/2012, 04:03 pm

The rear-facing camera featured in Apple's third-generation iPad utilizes the same 5-megapixel CMOS sensor found in the company's iPhone 4 handset.


Verizon 4G LTE iPad works on AT&T 3G network with micro-SIM card

03/16/2012, 03:03 pm

Though there are two 4G LTE iPad models for the networks of AT&T and Verizon in the U.S., customers who buy the Verizon-compatible 4G LTE iPad can also access AT&T's 3G network if they have a compatible micro-SIM card.


First look: Apple's new third-generation iPad with Retina display

03/16/2012, 12:03 pm

With Apple's new iPad officially available, users on Friday are getting their first look at the new high-definition Retina display that is the defining feature of the third-generation tablet.


Walmart stock of new iPad limited to 16GB & 32GB Wi-Fi, 64GB AT&T LTE 4G

03/16/2012, 11:03 am

In a sign that Apple is rationing supply of the new iPad among third-party resellers, retailer Walmart is only carrying the 16- and 32-gigabyte Wi-Fi models at launch, along with the 64-gigabyte AT&T LTE 4G model.


Lines for launch of Apple's new iPad declared 'better than expected'

03/16/2012, 10:03 am

Lines for the new iPad in New York City were declared "better than expected" on Friday, considering Apple began accepting preorders online more than a week ago.


Customers, press amass for launch of Apple's new iPad

03/16/2012, 08:03 am

The launch of Apple's new iPad has once again drawn massive crowds and a blitz of media attention as customers — including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — queued up to buy the third-generation device.


Apple launches iTunes section for Retina Display-ready iPad apps

03/15/2012, 07:03 pm

In preparation of the upcoming Friday launch of its new iPad, Apple on Thursday put together a list of 24 apps that best utilize the new tablet's high resolution Retina Display.


Labor protestors plan demonstrations for iPad launch

03/15/2012, 06:03 pm

Protestors looking to steal a bit of Apple's iPad launch day thunder are preparing to hold demonstrations at various Apple Store locations on Friday in hopes of spreading awareness about the labor conditions in the Chinese factories making the device.


Harrods of London 'Apple Shop' debut to coincide with new iPad launch

03/15/2012, 05:03 pm

Upscale U.K. department store Harrods of London announced on Thursday that its new 'Harrods Technology' department, which includes a so-called 'Apple Shop,' will open its doors on Friday to launch the third generation iPad.