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iPad 3 rumours..full steam ahead..Launch next month?

Crews are still cleaning up in Las Vegas after CES and the iPad 3 or whatever it will be labeled rumour train is already running at full steam. Here’s a roundup of the latest from the rumour mill.

The most credible of the bunch comes from the Bloomberg Report that suggests the next iPad 3 will have a new high resolution screen.

Apple Is Said to Ready IPad 3 With Sharper Screen … – Bloomberg

4 days ago … Apple Inc.’s next iPad, expected to go on sale in March, will sport a high-definition screen, run a faster processor…
That prompted 9to5mac to add its own spin to the story.
Report: iPad event just weeks away | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence

1 day ago … With a recent report from Bloomberg claiming next-generation iPad production has officially kicked off with a high-resolu…
 DigiTimes whose stories have been all over the map lately, contradicting their own rumours on occasion says suppliers of new high-resolution panels for the next-gen iPad are ramping up production and will ship 6-7 million of the new panels in the first quarter of 2012.

 

Apple to unveil two versions of next-generation – Login to DIGITIMES …

Dec 28, 2011 … DIGITIMES daily IT news ….. Shipments of 9.7-inch iPad panels to top over 65 million units in 2012, …. SemiLEDs re…
 Now the Japanese web site Macotakara which has also been all over the map lately claims it sources tell it Apple will hold a media event in February to announce the next iPad with shipping to start in March. Here’s MacRumours’ spin on that.
iPad News and Rumors | Mac Rumors

Macotakara has had a mixed track record in the past, but the site’s most recent report regarding the start of iPad 3 production ahe…

So what can we take away from all this..well..it seems certain we will see a new iPad before the end of March and it will likely have a high resolution screen..will it be called an iPad 3? personally I don’t think so..I believe a labelling such as iPad 2HD is more likely and Apple might continue to sell the iPad 2 as a lower price ($349) model. Then the rumour machine would crank up with stories of an iPad 3 launch to come before Christmas 2012..does it ever end?

What do you think? Comment below.

 

Bob Benedetti

<p>Former RCAF Fighter Pilot Bob worked for CTV Montreal as a Reporter, Producer and Executive producer for 35 years retiring in 2004. Bob started reporting on personal technology in 1995 at CTV and continues today at Home Technology Montreal</p>

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