February 17, 2012

MacRumors Confirms iPad 3 Has Retina Display with 2048 x 1536 Resolution

Till now we have seen many LCD displays on various websites that are claimed to be the Retina display for iPad 3. However, as the displays are not switched on we can’t see the resolution difference and hence can’t confirm that they are ultra high resolution Retina display. Now MacRumors has found a solution for the problem, they got their hands on an iPad 3 display and examined it under a microscope. Eric Slivka wrote on MacRumors:

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February 16, 2012

Intel to Push Back Mass Shipments of Ivy Bridge to June 2012

It was previous believed that Intel will start shipping the next generation Core i processors codenamed Ivy Bridge by end of Q1 2012 or in early April. However, Digitimes is reporting that Intel will start mass shipment later than originally thought. Intel has notified its partners that mass shipment of Ivy Bridge processors will start in June 2012. Monica Chen wrote:

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Apple Releases Developer Preview of Next Generation OS X Mountain Lion (Sneak Peek Video)

Apple today released a developer preview of OS X Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system, which brings popular apps and features from iPad to the Mac and accelerates the pace of OS X innovation. Mountain Lion introduces Messages, Notes, Reminders and Game Center to the Mac, as well as Notification Center, Share Sheets, Twitter integration and AirPlay Mirroring.

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February 15, 2012

Apple Becomes World’s Top Smartphone Vendor

Gartner is reporting today that world smartphone sales soared to 149 million units in Q4 2011, a 47.3 percent jump. According to Gartner smartphone volumes during the quarter rose due to record sales of Apple iPhones. As a result, Apple became the third-largest mobile phone vendor in the world, overtaking LG.

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February 14, 2012

WSJ: AT&T and Verizon to Get 4G LTE iPad 3

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon and AT&T will sell an iPad model with support for new 4G LTE network. According to Spencer E Ante and Jessica E Vascellaro of WSJ:

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February 13, 2012

Various iPad 3 Components Falling in Place Hinting at Upcoming March Launch

In last two weeks many leaked images showing various components of upcoming iPad 3 have been posted by tech news websites. And now iLab Factory has gotten their hands on some of these components including the ultra high resolution Sharp LCD, the aluminum back panel and the dock connector. iLab Factory assembled these components together to see if they fit and they were as perfect match.

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