Today has come – the launch of the Apple iPad 3! The event will be held at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco in just under an hour. Check out some live updates after the jump
Also check out the invitation to the event which is the featured image for this post. Engadget has already done the job of analyzing the invite.
9:09 AM PST
9:29 AM PST Do you think the next iPad will be called the iPad 3 or iPad HD? I think I like how iPad HD sounds like.
9:41 AM PST
Source: Chris from Mashable
10:00 AM PST Tim Cook: ”Apple is at the forefront of leading this revolution.”
10:08 AM PST A preview of Siri around the world.. now they are bringing Siri to Japan
10:10 AM PST Movies now on iCloud – aaand a new Apple TV with 1080p support!
10:17 AM PST iPad time!
10:22 AM PST The new iPad
10:23 AM PST Retina display: 264ppi, 3.1 million pixels
10:27 AM PST A5X confirmed, quad-core graphics, designed for Retina display
10:29 AM PST iSight Camera, 5-megapixel backside illuminated sensor on the back, 5-element lens, IR filter, and ISP built into the A5X
10:30 AM PST 1080p video recording, matching the Apple TV previously announced
10:31 AM PST Voice dictation! New key on the bottom of the on-screen keyboard is a microphone
10:34 AM PST 4G LTE, folks. Next generation wireless
10:37 AM PST The iPad can now be a personal hotspot if the carrier supports it.
10:39 AM PST Still same 10 hours of battery life and 9 hours on 4G
10:40 AM PST 9.44mm thick, same prices as previous iPad and available on March 16th
10:44 AM PST Game demo right now. Apple isn’t really calling the iPad anything but ‘the new iPad’
10:56 AM PST Garage Band now has Smart Strings, a Note editor and you can push through iCloud
11:01 AM PST Introducing iPhoto for the iPad
11:07 AM PST Lots of demos for the new iPhoto. Features include auto enhancing, cropping and sharing
11:21 AM PST The iPad 2 will be continued and the price will be dropped by $100
11:24 AM PST All done! Be sure to check out the video stream soon in iTunes