Clkoerner (via OSXDaily) put together this graphic above, showing the relative number of pixels offered by various devices, including the rumored iPad 3. Also for reference, he includes a 1920×1080 Full HD screen to show that the new iPads screen may dwarf them all. » iPad 3 “Retina Display” [Comparison Graphic]
It looks like these days iPad 3 parts are easy to find, multipe reports are hitting the web showing “possible” iPad 3 parts. Fix iPhones posted a photo of an iPad 3 rear shell which suggests minor physical changes and a larger battery. In the photo above you can see an comparison between the iPad 2 and iPad 3 rear shell “click here for larger version” which shows minor changes “with one of the most notable being an apparently narrower logic board that could make room for an expanded battery“. » Photos Of iPad 3 Rear Shell & Smart Cover Magnets Show Physical Changes
Macotakara, which is an Japanese Blog, had claimed that Apple would hold an iPad 3 media event in February with product launch in March and is now reporting that the event in February would be a “strange” (or unusual) event rather than the usual product announcement event. » Rumor: iPad 3 Event in March & An Unusual Apple Event in February?
9to5mac reported that case producer “Chinee” of China has begun selling cases for a device that it called “iPad 2S”. In total you can already find 3 different iPad 2S cases in their store here. The name obviously stems from the name iPhone 4S, where the S notes an internal technical specification update rather than a re-design. The cases are build on the latest rumors saying that the next gen iPad “iPad 3″ will look identical to the iPad 2, but it will be slightly thicker. The iPad 2S Chinee cases fit a design that is 1MM thicker than the iPad 2 form-factor. » Chinee Start Producing iPad 3 Cases, Slightly Thicker iPad 2 Design
Arecent report from Bloomberg claiming next-generation iPad production has officially kicked off with a high-resolution display, quad-core processor, and LTE functionality. And a japanese website claimed an iPad 3 launch event would take place in early February. The asian and US source said the new iPad will most likely be released in early March. » iPad Event Only A View Weeks Away
Bloomberg reported that the new gen iPad will feature a higher-resolution display, Retina probably, a quad-core processor and is expected to go on sale in March.
The companys manufacturing partners in Asia started ramping up production of the iPad 3 this month and plan to reach full volumes by February, said one of the people, who asked not to be named because the details are not public. The tablet will use a quad-core chip, an enhancement that lets users jump more quickly between applications, two of the people said.
A tipster of 9to5mac “Sonny Dickson” was looking through the iOS 5.1 beta 3 settings application on the iPad and discovered a new section in the keyboard menu called “About Privacy and Dictation” as you can see in the picture above “click here for the full picture“. » Apple Working On Siri Dictation For The iPad?