The chief executive of Apple, Timothy D. Cook, has a prediction: the day will come when tablet devices like the Apple iPad outsell traditional personal computers. Do you find yourself replacing your personal computer for everyday tasks? What do you use instead? Facebook also working on ‘ secret mobile project ‘, what do you think , doesnt it soung great Facebook mobiles or tablets ?
His forecast has backing from a growing number of analysts and veteran technology industry executives, who contend that the torrid growth rates of the iPad, combined with tablet competition from the likes of Amazon.com and Microsoft, make a changing of the guard a question of when, not if.
Tablet sales are likely to get another jolt this week when Apple introduces its newest version of the iPad, which is expected to have a higher-resolution screen. With past iterations of the iPad and iPhone, Apple has made an art of refining the devices with better screens, faster processors and speedier network connections, as well as other bells and whistles — steadily broadening their audiences.
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Rumors will no longer exist. According to CNBC, Apple will reveal the iPad 3 at an event next week in San Francisco, 7 th March. The below link is to countdown to the iPad3 event :
The next-generation iPad will be a quad-core iPad 3 with 4G LTE. So far those are all the details available. iPad3 will be produced by Foxconn as iPhone does.
March is coming and rumors dont stop ! The next Apple press event on March 7 : iPad 3 or other surprise ! Who’s going to upgrade, and who will sit on the sidelines, enjoying their current version of the iPad, or no iPad at all?
Let’s take a look at this infographic, which deals with who’s going to upgrade, and what people expect to do with the iPad 3.
To get this data, researchers at AYTM conducted two surveys, 2,000 Americans who don’t own an iPad, and the other questionnaire queried 500 iPad owners. Both were conducted this month. Here’s AYTM’s full interactive stats report for the iPad owners part of the study.
Apple’s not holding an event in February — strange, unusual or otherwise. But it is holding one in March — to launch its next iPad.
Sources say the company has chosen the first week in March to debut the successor to the iPad 2, and will do so at one of its trademark special events. The event will be held in San Francisco, presumably at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Apple’s preferred location for big announcements like these.
No word yet on a street date for the iPad 3 (assuming that’s what it’s called), though my guess is retail availability will follow roughly the same schedule as that of the iPad 2: Available for purchase a week or so after the event.
As for the next-generation iPad itself, sources say it will be pretty much what we’ve been led to expect by the innumerable reports leading up to its release: A device similar in form factor to the iPad 2, but running a much faster chip, sporting an improved graphics processing unit, and featuring a 2048×1536 Retina Display — or something close to it.
If 2011 was the year of the iPad 2, will 2012 be the year of the iPad 3? Said a source familiar with the device: “What do you think?”