OFFICIAL "iPad 3" pre-release and release thread - keep all discussion here!
iMore has posted that Apple has sent out invitations for the iPad 3 event. The Event will almost certainly launch the iPad 3.
You'll notice the readability of the text in the photo is quite crisp, more then likely showing off the purported retina display coming for the iPad 3 in 2048*1536 resolution. Quite nice.
The rumours also state LTE onboard and Quad Core processing power, but we'll all know soon enough!
Personally I believe the retina display will be a welcome addition. When I use an iPhone 4S and pick up an iPad2 i can immediately notice the resolution differences between the 2 with the iPad2 looking more "jagged." It's not a deal breaker, but more is always better!
Personally, I like that Apple used the Retina Display to increase definition and resolution instead of going to larger displays. With the lower pixel density of most of their competitors the result of higher resolution means tiny icons or larger screen on the phones (obviously they are going to monster screens to get higher resolution).
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I sure hope there's still a home button, because frick, there are SO many apps that I accidentally openand the finger close doesn't register so I have to wait until the app loads a little more (and continuously doing the close gesture just so I can tell at what point it will register) before it actually shuts down, whereas no matter what app I accidentally load the home button is always immediate shut down, no exceptions. I really hope Apple kept the home button. It would be as if Windows computers did away with the CTRL+ALT+DEL.
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heh. I was going to retort something like that would be like the lack of ICQ being a deal breaker, but I mentioned that once at RFD and a certain member started insisting that ICQ was the must have IM for modern users. Flash proponents are similar, I guess.
I am a little confused. My Verizon phone was able to roam on GSM because they used TDMA. Tell it was shutdown. The phone recognizes it as Analog. If PCS has TDMA, It could be technically be used on GSM.
Originally Posted by Tabla
Y'know, I'm used to hysterical 14-year-old ******** on the internet, but this is exceptional. Never before in human history have so many nerds hyperventilated so publicly over so little.