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Apple Announces 4th Gen iPad with A6X, Lightning Connector, FaceTime HD
by on October 23, 2012

On top of announcing the iPad mini today, Apple announced the 4th generation iPad with updated specs, which essentially sent the iPad 3rd gen into the graveyard (well, it’s available as refurbished). The 4th gen iPad gets the A6X chip that double graphics and CPU performance of the A5X and also maintains 10 hours of battery. Cosmetically, nothing has changed.

There’s … Read More

Microsoft Surface ‘ClearType’ Display Is No Match For iPad’s Retina, Claims DisplayMate
by on October 19, 2012

Intrigued by Microsoft’s claims that due to the use of new ClearType technology in Microsoft Surface tablet, its display is even sharper than the new iPad’s Retina, Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, put both displays to the test and has reported that Microsoft’s claims are incorrect (via PC World). He found that Windows ClearType made the 768p display on the Asus Netbook look significantly sharper than the iPad 2’s 768p display but … Read More

Apple Airs New iPad TV Commercial ‘Do it All’
by on June 18, 2012

Apple has aired a new iPad TV commercial called ‘Do it All’.

Whatever you do on iPad, do it all more beautifully than ever with the stunning Retina display.

The commercial is focused around the Retina display and emphasizes you can:

‘send a note, stay informed, catch a show, make your point, make a memory, make a masterpiece, read something, watch something and learn something. Do it all more beautifully with … Read More

‘Air Display’ Now Supports OS X Lion HiDPI Mode On New iPad’s Retina Display
by on April 4, 2012

‘Air Display’ app for iPad has been updated to support the new iPad’s ultra-high resolution display bringing the ability to enable HiDPI mode in OS X lion which renders graphics at double their previous size. This means users can now utilize every single pixel available on the new iPad’s 2048 x 1536 panel. As noted by The Verge, “the end result is superb: just like going from the iPad 2 … Read More

Analysis: New iPad’s Retina Display Reduces Eye Strain
by on March 20, 2012

Gary Heiting, an optometrist and associate editor of All About Vision, claims that the new iPad’s gorgeous Retina Display “eases the inherent strain” on the eyes while staring at a glowing screen for hours (via Mashable). The expert believes that the closer you can get the screen resolution to be similar to the human eye itself, the better it’s going to be in terms of visual comfort, … Read More

Check Out New iPad’s Eye-popping Retina Display [VIDEO]
by on March 18, 2012

The stunning Retina Display in the new iPad features 2048×1536 pixels, which is about 3.1 million pixels packed into a 9.7-inch screen. That’s almost 1 million more pixels than in an HDTV. To see how much better than the iPad 2 this new iPad’s display really is, Britain’s Got Talent star Antonio ‘Popeye’ Francis takes a closer look at the eye-popping Retina Display.

Check out what ‘Popeye’ has to say … Read More

Apple: Some Canadian iPad Pre-Orders Will Ship from North America
by on March 12, 2012

Last week Apple announced pre-order availability of their new Retina Display iPad, with Canada being part of the initial launch countries. Even though Apple servers were slammed during the initial pre-order period, pretty much everyone was able to get their iPads through the checkout.

We earlier first noted Apple’s delivery date map for Canada, where it expected those in ‘Zone 1’ areas to receive their … Read More

New iPad Pre-Orders in Canada Have ‘Shipped’–Has Yours?
by on March 10, 2012

It’s been three days since Apple announced the new Retina Display and LTE-enabled iPad, and pre-order availability. Yesterday we noted most orders have moved into the “Preparing for Shipment” status, and since then many Canadian orders have already shipped.

iPadinCanada.ca reader Corey passed along the status of his order, which has now shipped via UPS:

Yesterday we also first noted the … Read More

An Explanation of How the New iPad Retina Display was Achieved
by on March 9, 2012

Apple made sure to remind us of how difficult it was to squeeze in four times as many pixels into its new iPad Retina Display, and that it was a ‘breakthrough’. But how about a technical explanation of how it was accomplished? DisplaySearchBlog gives us the fine details:

If you didn’t catch what Apple means by that, they are referring to SHA (Super High Aperture) pixel designs. SHA is a method … Read More

Apple Airs TV Ad for The New iPad Showcasing the Retina Display
by on March 7, 2012

Apple announced the new iPad this morning, and its stunning Retina Display showing a resolution of 2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi). The first TV ad for the new iPad has been uploaded to Apple’s YouTube channel. It showcases the new Retina Display and notes numerous examples of much better apps look and how photos and books are tack sharp:

When a screen … Read More

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