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March 23rd, 2012 at 11:40 AM EST | by

New iPad Updates: A Hot Device, Record Sales

Consumer Reports tested out Apple’s hot new tablet and found that it gets much hotter than the iPad 2 when running games, particularly Infinity Blade. With a lot of system resources being used for high quality games, the new iPad can heat up to 116 degrees.

Consumer Reports also noted that the new iPad would not fully charge when Infinity Blade was being played and the battery actually drained slightly. Maybe this is something that can be fixed in the new iOS update.

Apple responded to the heat complaints:

“The new iPad delivers a stunning Retina display, A5X chip, support for 4G LTE plus 10 hours of battery life, all while operating well within our thermal specifications,” Apple representative Trudy Muller, told The Loop. “If customers have any concerns they should contact AppleCare.”

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March 16th, 2012 at 10:27 AM EST | by

As the new iPad is being launched today, one can expect new iPad accessories to be available. And they are. A few of them are available now, and some are on pre-order. Some companies are offering deals and free shipping! Check out the list of new iPad accessories below:

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Find new iPad and iPad 2 accessories at BuyTabletAccessories.com.


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March 16th, 2012 at 10:09 AM EST | by

Apple Launches The New iPad Today

Apple stores, Best Buy, Walmart and other supply chains began selling the new iPad today as early as 12:01am. Lines have been forming over the past few days at some locations and the 3rd generation iPad is expected to sell out at some stores.

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was seen at the Century City, CA Apple store waiting in line. He wanted to be “genuine, like the real people.”

Find more pictures and stories at macrumors.com and appleinsider.com.


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March 16th, 2012 at 6:47 AM EST | by

The team at iFixit have taken apart the new iPad to see all the goodies inside. As expected, they’ve found components manufactured by Samsung, Qualcomm and Toshiba.

A Look Inside The New iPad

MacRumors.com has a good article on the tear down, complete with pictures.


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March 14th, 2012 at 10:31 AM EST | by

Even though this video isn’t in English, you can get a good look at the new iPad 3 from this YouTube video courtesy of Tinhte.vn:

The folks at Tinhte.vn are also reporting some new iPad 3 benchmarks from the Geekbench app show the next-generation iPad to have a 1 GHz application processor and 1 GB of RAM.

new iPad benchmark, 1 GHz CPU, 1GB RAM

AT&T officially announced they will be offering the new iPad with WiFi + 4G on March 16. Verizon has made a similar announcement as well.

Sales for the new iPad will begin at 8am local time this Friday, March 16.

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March 9th, 2012 at 8:39 AM EST | by

New iPad 3 Reviews and News Updates

Here’s what some popular blogs and websites are saying about the new iPad 3:


“There’s no doubt that this here tablet feels every bit like a $500 product, oozing quality from edge to edge and being as delightful as ever to use.”


The Verge

“It goes without saying that the screen on the device is absolutely stunning — while we haven’t had a chance to look through every possible app on the new iPad, the retooled stock applications and icons really do pop on the Retina Display.”



““It’s Resolutionary” Apple says of the new iPad, and we have to agree.”

New iPad 3 News Updates:
– RadioShack taking new iPad 3 preorders now
– New iPad 3 commercial from Apple
Shipping dates for new iPad 3 getting backed up
Verizon not charging for mobile hotspot with new iPad 3 orders
– Wall Street analysts: new iPad will remain leader in tablet market

What are your thoughts on the new iPad 3? Does it have everything you thought it would? Are the upgrades worthy enough to buy one, or will you wait for iPad 4? Fill out our poll on the right hand side or send us your comments below.


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