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Topic: iPad 3

Apple may be squeezed by Retina Display shortage at 'iPad 3' launch

03/01/2012, 07:03 am

It may take Apple more than a month to fully ramp up supply of its third-generation iPad, due to a rumored limited supply of high-definition Retina Displays, according to a new report.


Rumor: Apple to unveil 8GB iPad 2 alongside 'iPad 3' on March 7

03/01/2012, 12:03 am

Supply chain sources are claiming Apple will unveil a cheaper 8GB iPad 2 model alongside third-generation iPad models at its media event next week.


20% of non-iPad buyers would consider a $399 entry-level iPad 2

02/29/2012, 02:02 pm

With Apple expected to introduce its third-generation iPad next week, a survey of consumers not planning to buy an iPad shows that 20 percent would change their minds and buy an iPad 2 if Apple continues to sell last year's model for $100 less.


Apple stalls Apple TV shipments ahead of iPad 3-compatible refresh

02/29/2012, 09:02 am

While Apple's much-anticipated foray into the connected television segment is unlikely to materialize until 2013, moves by the company in recent weeks point to an intermediate refresh of the existing Apple TV product to coincide with the release of new iPad models early next month.


'Significant' iPad update expected to drive sales of 55 million in 2012

02/29/2012, 08:02 am

Apple's anticipated third-generation iPad is expected to be a "significant" hardware update with a Retina Display, Siri voice recognition and 4G LTE connectivity -- all features that will help drive sales of 55 million units in 2012, according to a new report.


iPad trade-ins up 10x on eBay as new models loom

02/29/2012, 02:02 am

iPad owners appear to be getting rid of their older models in preparation for the release of the third generation, as the number of iPads being traded in to eBay during February was up tenfold from that of the same month last year.


Purported 'iPad 3' rear panel measures 0.81mm thicker than iPad 2

02/28/2012, 01:02 pm

Supporting rumors that Apple's next iPad will be slightly thicker than the current iPad 2, a measurement of a leaked alleged "iPad 3" component has found it to be less than one millimeter thicker than its predecessor.


Apple to hold March 7 iPad event in San Francisco

02/28/2012, 12:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday sent out official invitations for a media event to be held next Wednesday, March 7, in San Francisco where it is expected to introduce its next-generation iPad.


CNBC: New York a 'key location' for unveiling Apple' quad-core 'iPad 3' with 4G [u]

02/28/2012, 11:02 am

The city of New York will play a "key" role in the Apple's unveiling of its third-generation iPad next week, a device expected to pack a quad-core processor and 4G LTE connectivity, financial news network CNBC claimed on Tuesday [updated].


Rumor: Apple may charge $80 more for 'iPad 3' with Retina Display

02/27/2012, 12:02 pm

A document that has surfaced out of the Far East claims that Apple's third-generation iPad will cost $80 more, starting at $579 instead of $499.


Apple rumored to be secretly shipping 'iPad 3' as Best Buy cuts iPad 2 by $50

02/26/2012, 07:02 pm

As retailer Best Buy has begun offering $50 off every iPad 2 model, a purported shipping manifest suggests Foxconn is already preparing to ship the device's third-generation successor to Apple in the United States.


New video of purported 'iPad 3' screen supports Retina Display rumors

02/23/2012, 07:02 pm

Do-it-yourself repair site iFixit posted a side-by-side comparison video on Thursday between the alleged next-generation 'iPad 3' display and a replacement screen for an iPad 2, and results reaffirm previous reports that the purported new component's pixel density is indeed double that of Apple's current tablet line.


Qualcomm releases new Gobi universal mobile chips with LTE support

02/21/2012, 06:02 pm

Qualcomm has announced its fifth generation Gobi platform for mobile baseband, which it calls the "industry’s first to support multiple LTE bands on a single device for 4G connectivity."


'iPad 3' rumored to launch in Germany on March 23

02/21/2012, 01:02 pm

With Apple expected to unveil its next-generation iPad in early March, a new rumor suggests that the device will launch in Germany only a few weeks later, on March 23.


Apple's 'iPad 3' rumored to have Siri, dual-core A5X chip, 1080p camera

02/21/2012, 11:02 am

A new report offers a picture claimed to be the front glass panel for Apple's next iPad, and also claims the third-generation device will feature Siri voice control, a dual-core "A5X" processor, and a 1080p camera with image stabilization.


Amazon gearing up to launch 10-inch Kindle Fire in Q2 2012 - report

02/20/2012, 04:02 pm

Amazon plans to expand its Kindle lineup and more directly take on Apple's iPad with a new 10-inch Kindle Fire tablet set to launch in the second quarter of this year, according to a new report.


Samsung reportedly tapping Chinese supplier to produce 'iPad 3' displays

02/19/2012, 11:02 pm

A set of leaked photos purportedly show shipments of 9.7-inch displays bound for Apple's next-generation iPad being manufactured by a Samsung supplier.


'A5X' CPU featured on purported Apple 'iPad 3' logic board

02/19/2012, 04:02 pm

A picture that appears to show the logic board for Apple's next-generation iPad shows a system-on-a-chip labeled "A5X" rather than the "A6" processor that has been rumored.


Alleged 'iPad 3' photos showcase larger camera, tapered case

02/19/2012, 04:02 am

High quality photos received through "special channels" by a Chinese publication allegedly show that the next generation iPad will sport a larger rear-facing camera than the current iPad 2, and will use a slightly redesigned case as compared to previous models.


New pixel-level photos point to Retina Display iPad

02/17/2012, 06:02 pm

Fresh photos purported to be of the much rumored next generation iPad's display have surfaced on Friday, and the microscope-enlarged images clearly show a QXGA screen that is twice the resolution of current versions of Apple's tablet.