Blasting through a series of product updates and announcements this morning in San Francisco, Apple CEO Tim Cook wasted no time cutting to the chase by announcing what we all wanted to hear: “The new iPad.”
March 7 has finally arrived, and with it comes Apple’s media event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. After teasing with last week’s “We have something you really have to see. And touch” invitations to the press, the fateful day has arrived with CEO Tim Cook taking the stage.
Last week’s invitation for Apple’s media event today included the curious wording “We have something you really have to see. And touch.” While those words have been over-analyzed in the seven days since being posted, a last-minute rumor is now speculating that the next iPad may gain the ability to feel the screen as well as touch it.
’Twas the night before Apple’s March 7 media event and not a creature was stirring -- but the same cannot be said for our daily recap! Yes, we’ve got those last-minute iPad 3/iPad HD rumors everyone wants to read, but also a few patent-related updates and some news on how Google is reworking its Android Market to be more like iTunes. Okay, you can at least feign surprise, can’t you? Without further ado, here’s what’s making news for this Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
The new iPad will be unleashed upon the public tomorrow! We hope, anyway. As we wait in the bleachers with anticipation for tomorrow morning's event, we're recapping the last bit of rumors to make our own score of what might be in store at Apple's iPad 3 event.
Here's a recap of what we think we know. After all, nothing you hear counts until it's confirmed during a keynote.
In just 48 short hours, Wednesday’s Apple media event will be a memory, and we’ll be making those important life-or-death decisions. (“Buy an iPad 3? Wait for an iPad 4?”) Tech journalists are having a field day packing in all the last-minute rumors they can get their hands on ahead of Apple’s 10am PST event on March 7, so let’s catch up on those and the rest of the day’s news for this fine Monday, March 5, 2012.
It’s getting increasingly hard for Apple to surprise us in the years following the original iPhone in 2007 (OS X Mountain Lion was one notable recent exception.) Case in point: Engadget just got touchy-feely with an iPad 3 prototype and spoiled all the non-fun for the rest of us come Wednesday.
The hot news is of course Apple's confirmation that something's going down this Wednesday. It doesn't take a genius to figure out the schedule and the image and now all that's left is wrangling over specs. Will there be surprises? We sure hope so. Meanwhile, here's a few other stories that were burning up the wires this week.
Getting excited about next week’s Apple media event? Apparently, so are the folks over at Ars Technica, who have spotted the fabled iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD?) lurking in their server logs. Meanwhile, the banners are going up at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, which means the countdown is on. In the meantime, the weekend is here again, so kick back and soak up the day’s news for this fine Friday, March 2, 2012.
As March 7 fast approaches, many of us are pondering what to do with our soon-to-be outdated iPad 2. After all, it’s still a perfectly good tablet that could find a good home with another loving family, right? If you’ve been wondering what your old iPad might be worth, have a look at some current data from NextWorth.com -- but be quick about it, the value is dropping every day!