Apple has begun setting the Yerba Buena Center of the Arts up for next Wednesday’s iPad media event. MacStories has posted several images of a giant banner being hung out the outside of the building.
Following a move made by several commercial airlines, the U.S. Air Force is now planing to purchase up to 18,000 iPads 2s to replace their pilots’ flight bags, which would otherwise be filled a heavy and massive heap of charts and maps.
Ars Technica recently made a very interesting discovery while checking over their monthly usage statistics – several hundred hits from a Retina iPad running iOS 6!
With the iPad 3 expected to arrive very soon, many are wondering what to expect. Performance artist Simon Pierro has managed to get ahold of an “iPad 3” ahead of its official launch, and takes us on a tour of its magical new features!
The city of Vancouver. WA, whose City Council switched to using Apple’s iPad for meetings in January, has reported substantial savings since switching, and expects to save a much as 50,000 pages of printing per year.
Apple’s newest store in Houston is scheduled to open March 16th. The store is located in the Highland Village Shopping Center and its opening could coincide with the release of the next iPad.
One game developer, Pixels on Toast, decided to update their upcoming app to be Retina-ready just to see what kind of difference it would make – and his results are pretty amazing!
A shot of Best Buy’s inventory system may provide a clue to the iPad 3’s release date, showing that the retailer is expecting new iPad accessories to be in stock on March 11th.
Digitimes is reporting a rumor that makers in Apple’s supply chain have started delivering samples of 7.85 inch iPads for verification. According to industry sources, volume production could begin in the 3rd quarter of 2012 at the earliest.
Barack Obama has revealed that he has League Pass on his iPad. Now that’s a cool president!
A new report this morning claims that Apple may be launching a cheaper 8GB version of the iPad 2, and limiting the iPad 3 to only 16GB and 32GB models.
If you’re hoping to get your hands on an iPad 3 at or near launch day, you’d better get your pre-order in early. If the latest reports are to be believed, the iPad 3 could be in extremely short supply at launch due to Retina display shortages.
Amidst reports that Apple will introduce the iPad 3 next week, a survey of consumers not planning to purchase an iPad shows that 20 percent would buy an iPad 2 if Apple were to continue to sell the device and offer it for $100 less.
The Joy of Tech takes a more humorous stance on iPad 3 rumors and “facts,” and had produced an amusing graphic filled with such gems as “iPad 3 is so kickass, it ships with Chuck Norris action jeans”!
Michael Steeber has put together a fantastic image analyzing Apple’s iPad event invitation, and drawing all sorts of ridiculous conclusions that, sadly, some people will probably take seriously.
Aatma Studio has produced an iPad 3 concept that goes above and beyond realistic expectations, featuring an edge-to-edge screen, a 3D holographic display, and mind-blowing projected infrared controls.