Brian White “a Topeka Capital Markets analyst” released a report about last week’s CES in Las Vegas. In this report he notes that “checks” at the show suggest that Apple is looking to launch the next-generation versions of the iPad and iPad mini in March. “Our checks at CES indicate Apple will release the iPad 5 and the second-generation iPad mini this March. The iPad 5 is expected to be lighter and thinner than the iPad 4 that was released in October, while the form factor of the iPad mini should be similar to the first generation iPad mini that debuted in October.” » Next-Generation iPad & iPad Mini Rumored To Launch in March
The Japanese blog Macotakara reports that a redesigned fifth-generation iPad could arrive in March 2013. “However Chinese news ZOL (CBS Interactive) reported next iPad mini in AppleInsider’s article, according to my inside source, iPad(5th) may be released in March, 2013. Source told that, design of this new iPad will be like iPad mini in detail, and be thinner and lightweight.” However March will be pretty fast since Apple has just released the iPad 4 only two months ago. » 5th Generation iPad To Be Thinner, Lighter and Arrive In March 2013?
iMore reports that Apple is planning to hold their iPad 3 announcement on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 and Jim Dalrymple of LoopInsight confirmed the date with a simple “Yep”. iMore also claims that the iPad 3 will feature a 2048×1536 Retina display as well as a quad-core A6 processor and “possibly” 4G LTE networking. » iPad 3 Announcement On March 7th With Quad Core & 4G LTE
Till now you can only make use of Siri when you can speak English, Frans or German. But according to the latest rumors Apple will update Siri to support more languages. The official Siri FAQ from the onset made it clear that in 2012: “Siri will support additional languages, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian, and Spanish.” According to todays article by Tech Asia, Mandarin-only support for the Chinese language could be released as early as next month. » Rumor: Siri Will Speak Mandarin Chinese, Japanese And Russian In March
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?
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.