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[Live Blog] iPad 3 / iPad HD Keynote – Live Updates and Coverage – iPad Media Event

Tomorrow is the announcement of the next generation iPad and hopefully a new Apple TV.

iPad 3, iPad HD, or whatever it may be called is going to be announced very shortly. Stay tuned here for LIVE updates on the media event in San Francisco.

Will there be pre-order for the iPad 3? Will it really include a Retina display? 4G LTE? Wanna know if Siri will be on the new iPad? What’s the new Apple TV 3 going to be like? Will Apple keep the same price points?

Stay tuned here for all the info and live blogging on the iPad 3 Media event! (BOOKMARK this PAGE)

Additionally you can Tune in LIVE on our USTREAM Channel at the link below.

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If USTREAM isn’t your thing that’s cool. We will also be streaming the commentary via our live podcast stream.

LIVE BLOG BELOW

Wed. March 7th, 12:27 PM



Wed. March 7th, 12:25 PM


Looks like everything is wrapped up and over with!

Thanks for swinging by


Wed. March 7th, 12:24 PM


“We are just getting started. “


Wed. March 7th, 12:23 PM


2012: There’s a lot to look forward to.”


Wed. March 7th, 12:22 PM


“Everything is more brilliant, because when a screen becomes this good, it’s simply you and the​ things you care about. The stunning Retina display on the new iPad.”


Wed. March 7th, 12:22 PM



Wed. March 7th, 12:22 PM



Wed. March 7th, 12:21 PM


“This is really huge.” He’s talking about new schools and users being able to buy in.

Price drops by 0, 9 for a 16GB WiFi model.


Wed. March 7th, 12:18 PM



Wed. March 7th, 12:18 PM


A5X. “It makes everything you do feel real fast and smooth.” But, still 10 hour battery life.


Wed. March 7th, 12:18 PM


TRUE RGB


Wed. March 7th, 12:16 PM


No new dock connector it’s the same 30 pin connector


Wed. March 7th, 12:15 PM


iPhoto for iPad is available TODAY


Wed. March 7th, 12:13 PM


Create a Cool Geo-tagged Photo Journal


Wed. March 7th, 12:11 PM


New Brushes


Wed. March 7th, 12:09 PM


This new iPhoto APP is AMAZING!!!!!! So many different editing capabilities


Wed. March 7th, 12:08 PM



Wed. March 7th, 12:05 PM


IPhoto for iPad adds a TON of editing features!

Supports up to 19MP pictures


Wed. March 7th, 12:03 PM



Wed. March 7th, 12:02 PM


“It gives you great new ways to browse through all those photos, and it has truly groundbreaking ​ways to edit those photos.”


Wed. March 7th, 12:02 PM


“If you’re someone, like many of us are, who truly love the photos they take with family and friends​ and want to do even more with their photos, that is what iPhoto is for.”


Wed. March 7th, 12:01 PM


iPhoto for iPad


Wed. March 7th, 12:00 PM


Roght now they are showing off the new iMovie and Garage band both of which are available for update today!


Wed. March 7th, 11:48 AM


Right now they are just showing off different Apps for the new iPad


Wed. March 7th, 11:45 AM


“console-quality.” “The only place to truly experience the intensity of action, the richness of detail is on the iPad.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:44 AM


Screen shot of a new iPad game


Wed. March 7th, 11:43 AM


“Today we’re thrilled to show you our new flight sim game, Sky Gamblers.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:42 AM


“But, if the developer takes a little bit of time… they can do little things with their apps that are mindblowing.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:42 AM


“Everything has been updated, but as you remember when the iPhone 4 went to the retina display,​ developers didn’t have to do anything and their apps looked better.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:41 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:41 AM


Same prices as current iPad, available on March 16th.

If you want 4G it’s 9, 9 and 9.

32GB is 9 and 64GB for 9. Sorry, no 128GB yet.

We’re talking 9 for 16GB!


Wed. March 7th, 11:40 AM


“If you want one as badly as I do you’ll be happy to know that the pre-orders start today.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:40 AM


Same prices as current iPad, available on March 16th.


Wed. March 7th, 11:40 AM


We’re talking 9 for 16GB!

 

That is slightly heavier.

Okay, it’s 9.4mm thin, weighing 1.4lbs.

There must be some healthy cells in there. What about the weight? The girth?

10 hours of battery life still! 9 hours on 4G!

 

“You may recall, the iPad 2 we claimed 10 hours of battery life for most things you do.” 9 hours on​ 3G.


Wed. March 7th, 11:39 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:39 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:37 AM


The iPad can now be a personal hotspot too — if the carrier supports it.


Wed. March 7th, 11:37 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:36 AM


“We have other high-speed networks as I’ve mentioned around the world.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:36 AM


Verizon, Rogers, Bell, Telus and AT&T will be the LTE parnters.


Wed. March 7th, 11:36 AM


“So that’s what it’s like to use these high-speed networks.”

At&T LTE SPECS


Wed. March 7th, 11:34 AM


iPad 2 has 3.1Mbps on EV-DO, 7.2 on HSPA.


Wed. March 7th, 11:33 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:33 AM


Fifth feature: 4G LTE!


Wed. March 7th, 11:32 AM


“The iPad like all great iOS devices has a great keyboard and now you’ll see there’s a new key on the bottom: a microphone.”

VOICE DICTATION


Wed. March 7th, 11:31 AM


A5x Graphics is Quad-Core

A5X is dual core though


Wed. March 7th, 11:30 AM


Flowers, beetles, sunglasses, a smiling Border Collie.

Auto-exposure, auto-focus


Wed. March 7th, 11:29 AM


5-megapixel backside illuminated sensor on the back, 5-element lens, IR filter, and ISP built into ​the A5X chip.


Wed. March 7th, 11:28 AM


Ground BREAKING DISPLAY!!!

 

A5X – Quad Core CONFIRMED


Wed. March 7th, 11:26 AM


Tim Stevens a few seconds ago

We’re looking at 264ppi “and that is enough to call it a retina display.”

Tim Stevens a few seconds ago

iPad has over a million more pixels.


Wed. March 7th, 11:25 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:25 AM


It’s 2048 x 1536, sure enough. That’s 3.1 million pixels. “The most ever in a mobile device.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:25 AM


“Photos are just going to look amazing on that gorgeous high-resolution display.” See?


Wed. March 7th, 11:24 AM


“To this day no-one has yet matched that display technology,” says Phil.


Wed. March 7th, 11:23 AM


“To this day no-one has yet matched that display technology,” so sez Phil.


Wed. March 7th, 11:23 AM


“You want to know about the new iPad?”

Retina display, sure enough! “Until you see it you can’t understand how amazing it is.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:22 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:22 AM


“Today we’re announcing the new iPad, and it is amazing.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:22 AM


“The new iPad!”


Wed. March 7th, 11:22 AM


“Everyone’s been wondering… who will come out with a product that’s more amazing than the iPad 2?”


Wed. March 7th, 11:21 AM


Over 200,000 custom apps specifically for the iPad. “These apps are gorgeous and groundbreaking. They help you create or learn or do almost anything.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:20 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:19 AM


“When we asked iPad users who had a notebook a desktop and a smartphone about their favorite device ​for email, they responded ‘iPad.’”


Wed. March 7th, 11:18 AM


“When we asked iPad users who had a notebook a desktop and a smartphone about their favorite device ​for email, they responded ‘iPad.’”


Wed. March 7th, 11:18 AM


“When we set out to create the iPad we set out to create not just a new product but a new category. In order to do that the iPad had to be the best device for doing some of the things that you do most often.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:17 AM


Quoting PC World, Tony Bradley, saying it is “hard to imagine a time without it.” It being the iPad, of course.


Wed. March 7th, 11:17 AM


That’s more iPads than any PC manufacturer sold PCs. HP sold 15.1 million PCs total in that same ​quarter, though we’re not sure of the source of these numbers.


Wed. March 7th, 11:17 AM


“The momentum behind iPad has been incredible and it has surprised virtually everyone.” 15.4 million sold in the last quarter.


Wed. March 7th, 11:16 AM


“We think that iPad is the poster child of the post-PC world.” Tim Cook

 


Wed. March 7th, 11:16 AM


Apple TV Available TODAY!

Tim is back, price is . Available next week and you can order today. “I would encourage you to do that.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:13 AM


He’s looking through movies, including Senna, which hopefully we won’t be watching now. Don’t need​ to be getting misty-eyed.


Wed. March 7th, 11:13 AM


Third-party apps are easier to get to as well. He’s pulling up Photo Stream.


Wed. March 7th, 11:12 AM


You can also get your iTunes playlists from iCloud right on here too.


Wed. March 7th, 11:12 AM


New UI is full 1080p and is “gorgeous” says Eddy. You have big billboard images for movies.


Wed. March 7th, 11:12 AM


NEW APPLE TV ANNOUNCED!


Wed. March 7th, 11:11 AM


iTunes in the cloud now supports movies!


Wed. March 7th, 11:11 AM


100 million iCloud users.


Wed. March 7th, 11:10 AM


“It’s simple, it’s elegant, it’s automatic, it just works.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:10 AM


iCloud now. “iCloud keeps all of your content synced across all of your devices.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:10 AM


25 billion apps downloaded! 25 billionth was downloaded in China.


Wed. March 7th, 11:09 AM


“Now you can’t talk about the post PC world without talking about the app store.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:09 AM


“Siri in Japanese is a part of iOS 5.1. It’s available today. And we’re rolling it out in Japan over the next few weeks.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:08 AM


“And in Germany.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:08 AM


One of our favorite new features of iOS is Siri.”

11:07 am “Or France.”
11:07 am “Now many of you have heard what Siri sounds like in the US, but we thought it might be fun to let you listen to Siri from other parts of the world. Like Australia.”
11:06 am “It’s your best friend, your intelligent personal assistant. Our customers tell us they love it.”

Wed. March 7th, 11:07 AM


“Now another key to our post PC success is iOS. The world’s most advanced operating system and the easiest to use. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are all based on it.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:06 AM


“Pretty cool isn’t it?”


Wed. March 7th, 11:06 AM


Now we’re seeing a video about the Apple stores around the world.
“It plays to our strengths. It’s what we love to do. Let me give you some examples.”
“Now part of the reason for this is that the things that make a great post PC company are the things we’ve been about for years.”
“Our post PC devices made up 76% of our revenues.”
“And the momentum has been staggering.”

Wed. March 7th, 11:05 AM


Tim Cook is showing off the new grand central store


Wed. March 7th, 11:04 AM



Wed. March 7th, 11:03 AM


Apple is up to 362 retail stores, 110 million visitors in Q4 2011.


Wed. March 7th, 11:02 AM


“Now part of the reason for this is that the things that make a great post PC company are the things we’ve been about for years.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:02 AM


“Apple has its feet firmly planted in the post-PC future.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:02 AM


172 “post-PC” devices were sold last year, 76% of Apple’s revenue!


Wed. March 7th, 11:02 AM


“Any company would be thrilled to have just one of these devices. At Apple, we’re fortunate to have all three, and the momentum has been staggering.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:01 AM


The iPad “defined a whole new category. In many ways, the iPad is reinventing portable computing and it’s out-stripping the wildest of predictions.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:01 AM


\”We have 3 post PC products. The iPod… the iPhone, and the iPad.”

“A revolutionary device that defined a whole new category. In many ways, it’s reinventing portable computing, and outstripping the wildest of predictions.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:00 AM


“A world where the devices you use the most need to be more personal and more portable than any PC has ever been.”


Wed. March 7th, 11:00 AM


Lights are dimming and Tim Cook is on stage!!


Wed. March 7th, 10:52 AM


Long lines in the Apple iPad 3 Event


Wed. March 7th, 10:49 AM


Live from outside the event


Wed. March 7th, 10:44 AM


15 minutes guys….


Tue. March 6th, 04:48 PM


The Countdown has begun. We are less than 24 hours away from the announcement of the next iPad! Who’s Excited?

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