Apple iPad 3/HD announcement meta-liveblog

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64 Comments

20. MTSMega

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

waiting ipad 3

21. JayRaj

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

Fandroids and iFans are so much against each other that if they had the power, they won't even allow product announcements of the other side. Crap!! Appreciate what u like... Y pull the legs of what u don't?! I guess I'll get thumbs down from both sides!! ;D

37. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

no thumb for you sir!

84. JayRaj

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

Got more thumbs than u! :P

28. Musty18591

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

how much time left for the announcement !!!

29. Musty18591

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

k lets face it 12M Android tablets in total against 15M ipads in the Q4 2011 !!!! i have SGS2 and ipad2 so yeah in tablets apple is way ahead !!

31. iTaco50

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Today is a horrible day for fandroids. Apple will come out with another amazing device and break sales records. Fandroids will be green with envy and try to convince us that's it's not an amazing device. As soon as 10am hits fandroids will be glued to their screen hitting refresh waiting anxiously on the new iPad.

33. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

is this the real taco, or a fake taco? if its the real taco, are you that unoriginal u cant even come up with another new name? lol. at least its fitting. Lets see what new name u come up with next week when this one gets banned. can we just ban his IP please? it cant really be that hard!!

41. iTaco50

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Thanks for being right on queue fandroid. "I don't expect much blah blah blah". You will be refreshing your screen every ten seconds. Big day for you.

49. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

welcome back Taco!!!

34. Musty18591

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

10 am how much left for that time in ur time zone here its 7.43 pm now !!

39. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

its a fake taco lol

58. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1774; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

pathetic

35. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I dont have high expectations for this one other than the HD screen, as this still has Jobs fingerprints all over it. I'm looking to the next one to see how things change under Cook's leadership as far as minimal upgrades or taking chances.

38. iTaco50

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Yea no high expectations it will only be the best tablet on the market hands down. How many customers did T-Mobile lose last quarter? Looks like you'll be out of a job soon. No I products = out of business

50. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

happy day at Apple camp... we have the new king of tablets released today and Taco is back

59. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1774; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

McDonalds also sells the most hamburgers. Does that make them the best? Hell NO stop embarrassing yourself. We all know it will sell like crazy to all the sheepies who like minor upgrades just to have the latest. Doesn't mean we cant all laugh at you in the process

64. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

if the most selling tablet is not the best.. then.. Zoom is?.. Galaxy tab?... touchpad?.. playbook.. please.. outside of tech websites.. no one has heard of those tablets... so by default.. no real competition does make it the best...

73. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1774; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

it makes it popular not the best, lay off the apple chicken flavored kool aid

65. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

if the most selling tablet is not the best.. then.. Zoom is?.. Galaxy tab?... touchpad?.. playbook.. please.. outside of tech websites.. no one has heard of those tablets... so by default.. no real competition does make it the best...

60. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Well you know how long the Apple iPad 2 was the best.(not too long) The "new iPad" is the best now because it was just announced. You know very well that Samsung will come out with a beast of a tablet just to topple the "new iPad".(weak name) lol Also there are going to be some beastly quad-core chips that will make Apple's A5X look like child’s play in a mere couple of months. Remember Android had the FIRST quad-core tablet last December so I was expecting Apple to have a more powerful quad-core now.(just barely) The S4 quad-core with Adreno 320 from Qualcomm will eat this quad-core A5X for breakfast. Now please don’t forget Samsung & Texas instruments. They are going to be pushing ARM A15 dual-core & quad-core processors so Apple’s little A5X will have a VERY short time in the lime-light. lol

66. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

SAE.. the only tablet worthy has been the ipad 2 not Samsung not Moto.. has come close to the ipad... maybe Asus. but they make 7 inchers.. that argument about Samsung coming with soemthing better was done last year, and we al know what happen.. the galaxy tabs 2 are worst the the original... the Note?... is that it Samsung... try again

70. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Samsung didn't unveil anything worthy at the last show. Samsung is saving their best for the next show, there they will unveil their new Galaxy SIII & their new high rez Galaxy Tabs with their new Exynos processors. Asus Eee Pad Transformer was better than the iPad 2 & the 2 1/2 month old Transformer Prime was WAY better than the iPad 2. This "new iPad" is barely better than the Transformer Prime. So gallitoking Apple's "new iPad" will be the best until the new quad-cores come out so like I said before Apple's time in the lime-light will be VERY SHORT. They should have come out with a quad-core Cortex A15 processor, then we could be talking. Their baby A5X is just that a baby! The dual-core Cortex A15 processors will be more powerful than Apple’s baby quad-core. Those can go as high as 2.5GHz. lol

75. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

duh. every product is only as good as the next product... of course coming devices should be better... thats the innovation right?.. I expect the next tablet relased to be better than what is in the market at that time... and thast were Android has failed... packing tablets with specs... knowing damm well that the average consumer doesnt care about specs... but anyhow.. how have you been is been a while with out reading you...

36. gp284

Posts: 120; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Sweet it has it for mobile!

47. Musty18591

Posts: 17; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

well supporting movies in itunes is way too old !!!!! hope the ipad is not old too

51. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I wonder if the CPU is similar to the one demoed on MWC againts the quad core

56. Das70

Posts: 124; Member since: Jan 05, 2011

Sheesh. Why all the bickering???? Cant people just like something without others coming in and being hating drama queens about it??? if you dont like apple fine. But why come into a discussing about it and put those down that like it??? Why feel threatened by it???

61. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

the new iPad sales are gonna be CRAZY!!! just off the 4G LTE addition alone. The screen is amazing and all but wow... i sure enough thought they were gonna hold out on 4G LTE i have the iPad 2 i'm gonna pass on this though... but i'm pleased that i can update my current iPad and iPhone to iOS 5.1 really interested in waiting for windows 8 PC, tablet & phone.

69. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Annnyyywho...I'm wondering if they will ever redesign the iPad? Yeah, the was a slight redesign from 1 to 2, but I mean a more substantial redesign like the iPhone 4. Not that they have too because the current design looks great. But we haven't seen anything new hardware wise from Apple in quite a while now

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