Apple has pushed out a press release today concerning the launch of the new iPad . This will take place in the United States and nine additional countries Friday, March 16 at 8 a.m. local time. The lines will be long and the demand for the new iPad 3 is “off the charts” according to Apple. The following countries are included for the initial launch on Friday: the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Apple also confirmed other big box retailer stores for the U.S. that will offer the iPad 3 tablet they are as follows: Best Buy, Radio Shack, Sam’s Club, Target and Walmart. As for the international launch, Apple is still on track to launch in an additional 23 countries the following week on March 23. The full press release from Apple is after the break. Continue reading
Apple rolled out the new iPad 3 TV ad for the new iPad that was announced yesterday. The ad’s tagline:
“When a screen becomes this good, it’s simply you and the things you care about.”
As with all of the ads from Apple this is very slick. Click below to see the video ad. Continue reading
Today was the big day for the announcement of the a new iPad 3 release. It comes with a with a stunning new HD display and the ability to connect at high speed over 4G broadband networks.
Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage Wednesday in San Francisco to demonstrate the new iPad 3 at an invitation-only event. It was for a minute a wave a sadness to be reminded that Steve Jobs was no longer with us.
Tim Cook told the crowd of iPad fans:
“In many ways the iPad is reinventing portable computing, and it’s outstripping the wildest of predictions,”
The iPad 3 will have a high-resolution “retina” display and connect to 4G LTE services that are offered by carriers like AT&T Inc. and Verizon Wireless. The tablet will also have a five megapixel camera. Continue reading
As we expected Apple sent out invites today for iPad 3 release that we’ve all been eagerly waiting for. As we had reported earlier the expected March 7th date to announce the iPad 3 will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco at 10 a.m. PST.
I’m sure you’ve already noticed that in the image above that the home button is missing on this supposed iPad 3 device. We expect to see the retina display announced along with a faster A5X chip on board the iPad 3. We do think it will include the optional LTE coverage on the upper price models. Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal reported today that the Chinese company Proview got another setback in fighting Apple over rights to the iPad trademark in China. The People’s court in Shanghai rejected a Proview’s desire for a preliminary injunction against the sale of iPad. This means Apple can continue selling iPads in its flagship Shanghai stores and it keeps the iPad 3 release announcement on track.
The court also acceded to a request by Apple to postpone proceedings until a court in China’s southern Guangdong province decides on an appeal in another case requested by the Cupertino, Calif., company. The Guangdong Provincial High Court is expected to hear the appeal on Wednesday.
The hearings in Shanghai are pushed back until the results of a separate case in the Guangdong provincial high court gives a ruling. Continue reading