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Scam Artists Switch iPad 2 Units with Clay at Future Shop and Best Buy [Update]
by on January 16, 2012

Update 1: Elliott from Future Shop responded and told us only the official statement given to CTV was the one they are providing to outlets. Here’s an update from the Future Shop Community site:

Recently, several instances of fraud concerning the iPad2 were reported to various store locations in BC. In these cases, the original iPad 2 product had been removed from the packaging, and replaced with a slab of clay, … Read More

Jeremy Horwitz Of iLounge Claims Hands-On With Upcoming iPad 3 At CES 2012

Jeremy Horwits, the Editor-in-Chief of iLounge, claims to have had a hands-on experience with next-generation iPad a.k.a the iPad 3 at CES 2012 (via MacTrast). Even though he’s apparently willing to share all the juicy details, he didn’t see the screen of the device, which, considering that many are expecting Apple to include a Retina display in the iPad 3, would likely have been quite the highlight.

Horwits describes what … Read More

Bloomberg: iPad 3 to Have High Definition Screen, Quad-Core Processor, and LTE
by on January 13, 2012

According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the next generation iPad 3 will have a higher resolution screen and connect to LTE networks.

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s next iPad, expected to go sale in March, will sport a high-definition screen, run a faster processor and work with next-generation wireless networks, according to three people familiar with the product.

The company’s manufacturing partners in Asia started ramping up production of … Read More

OnLive Desktop For iPad Available As Free Download In App Store [US Only]

OnLive Desktop for iPad has just gone live in the App Store and is now available as a free download. The app provides instant access to an iPad optimized cloud-based Windows desktop complete with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint allowing Office documents to be viewed, created and edited. Users do however need an account with OnLive to use the program. Both free and paid plans are available offering upto 50GB of storage and priority access. … Read More

Sharp Fails To Meet Apple’s Standards, LG & Samsung Set To Supply iPad 3 Displays [Rumor]
by on January 12, 2012

A new report by a Korean publication Electronic Times Internet News (via 9to5Mac ) has just hit the internet, which directly conflicts with an earlier report by Macotakara that claimed iPad 3 would be launched in early March with displays from Sharp. According to this new publication, Sharp has “failed to pass Apple’s approval process for mass production”. The report also suggests that Samsung and LG have already started mass production of iPad 3 panels as … Read More

‘iPad 3′ Rumoured to Launch in Early March with Displays from Sharp?
by on January 11, 2012

More next generation iPad rumours are coming your way, this time from Macotakara. According to their sources from China, pre-production is already under way by Foxconn and Pegatron (Google Translation):

According to sources in China, Foxconn Technology and Pegatron Technology are the next as the iPad begin production at a rate of 85% and 15% same as the number of manufacturing planning iPhone 4S. This is the Chinese New Year in 2012, earlier … Read More

iLounge Describes the Next Generation ‘iPad 3′ They Claim to Have Seen at CES
by on January 10, 2012

Last week we heard iLounge editor Jeremy Horwitz tweet about what he was hearing from his sources about the upcoming changes in the next generation iPad 3. Now, he has claimed one day before CES he has ‘seen’ what is supposedly the next iPad, and describes the changes:

Here’s the scoop on what companies believe Apple will announce in the next two months. The new iPad’s body is so … Read More

Could Apple’s iBooks Event Be Another Game Changer?

Ah…another year, another set of Apple rumours to steep in, and let’s say 2012 has yet to disappoint! Kara Swisher of All Things D is reporting that Apple will be holding a press event in New York this month focusing on iBooks and a possible publishing platform. If all the buzz will live up to expectations, Apple may finally be ready to disrupt the publishing space like Amazon did with … Read More

Pegatron Receives iPad 3 Production Orders, Announces 2011 Sales & Revenues

Digitimes is reporting that Pegatron Corp, the leading manufacturer of Apple’s iOS devices, has already received production orders for the upcoming iPad 3 which is set to launch in March 2012. The report also claims that significantly larger production orders are expected for Apple’s “iPad 4″ which is scheduled to launch in October 2012, with an initial volume of about 7-10 million units. However, Pegatron has not yet commented on the report.

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Evidence of Siri Dictation for iPad Appears within iOS 5.1 Beta 3
by on January 9, 2012

Earlier today Apple released iOS 5.1 beta 3 to developers. Beta 2 was released back in December. Now, according to a discovery by @sonnydickson (via 9to5Mac), it appears the ‘About Dictation and Privacy’ screen within the latest beta makes references to Siri dictation.

Currently, Siri dictation is only available on the iPhone 4S. Both devices share the same dual core A5 chip, so any argument about the lack … Read More

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