In the afterglow of Apple’s big iPad 3 reveal yesterday comes the somewhat souring realisation for its legions of European fans that they will not be able to use the much hyped 4G capabilities for some time, if at all on this device, writes Dan Thomas.
Sure, they will get the high-definition screen and the spruced up processor, but Europeans will not be able to happily “facetime” 4G LTE iPad owners in North America on super speedy mobile broadband. Read more
The new iPad unveiled by Apple chief Tim Cook is not the iPad 3, nor the iPad HD, though it is in spirit both of those. Apple has decided to further distance itself from the specifications-battle that has typified the technology industry’s product nomenclature to call its new iteration simply “the new iPad”.
Time and again on stage in San Francisco, Mr Cook emphasised that the iPad was the embodiment of what Apple co-founder Steve Jobs called the “post-PC era”. Read more
Apple has launched a third version of its iPad at a special event in San Francisco, with a new high-definition display being the main improvement.
The new iPad has a Retina display – its resolution is so dense the eye cannot discern individual pixels, an A5X chip with four cores or brains for faster graphics, an improved 5Mp rear camera and 4G LTE wireless connectivity. There is also an update to the Apple TV set-top box . Pricing remains the same and the iPad will be available in a number of countries on March 16. Review our live blog from the event after the jump. Read more
Anticipation is building that Apple will unveil a new iPad within the next month with significant upgrades, including faster 4G wireless networking and a high-resolution Retina display.
A string of rumours and reports have helped to push Apple’s stock above the $500 mark for the first time – making each Apple share more expensive than the iPad itself. Read more
Ever looked at the iPhone App Store’s list of most popular apps and thought, how did that get so popular?
Apple has been asking the same question – and it has found that not all are quite as popular as they seem. This week it posted a stern warning to developers to stop using shady marketing firms that can artificially drive their apps to the top of the charts. Read more
Apple has done it again. For a brief moment last week, following the announcement that it beat quarterly forecasts with record numbers, the Silicon Valley company once again became the world’s most valuable company.
This time, though, things were different, with Tim Cook, who took over as Apple’s chief executive from co-founder Steve Jobs, now at the helm. Read more
Apple had a bad week in its multi-front patent war, capped by the real possibility of an iPhone and iPad import ban in Germany. Read more