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Hot on the heels of iFixit's wonderful tear down of the new iPad is a component analysis from the Wall Street Journal. According to their calculations, parts for the new iPad with 4G total US$309. That's about $30 more than the iPad 2 which costs $276.27 and the original iPad 3G which totals $2...

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Sure, you can take us on our word that the new iPad really is that much sharper than its predecessor -- or, you can opt for a more scientific approach, and peek at that Retina display under a microscope. Our own Richard Lai slid his 64GB WiFi iPad under a USB scope, going far beyond the naked eye f...

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If you're looking for another outlet to offload an iPad 2, then you should check out Apple's reuse and recycling program. The program now accepts the iPad 2 and will give you an Apple Gift Card if your tablet is still operational. It'll also take broken devices that would normally land in the refu...

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Dear Aunt TUAW, I own an iPad 2. It suits my needs just fine. I don't use the camera and the apps I use are not that processor intensive. I'm looking at the 3rd Gen iPad and can't seem to make myself pull the trigger on upgrading. What do you think? Your loving niece, Meg Dear Meg, Auntie is torn ...

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For those wondering about the fate of the iPad 2, it will be hanging along with its newer iPad sibling. The 32 GB, 64 GB and 3G models have been dropped, and you can get the iPad 2 16 GB Wi-Fi only for $399. New apps such as the just-announced iPhoto for iPad can be used on it. Apple is targeting ...

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March 7, 2012. Hard to say if it's a day that'll live long in terms of historical significance, but you can bet it'll be an important milestone in the history of Apple's iPad family. The next iPad (iPad 3? iPad HD? iPad 2S?) is due to be unveiled by Tim Cook at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts i...

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You're in the right place! Apple's iPad 3 launch event will go down at San Francisco's own Yerba Buena Center for the Arts here in just a few hours, but we've got Tim and Darren on-site early to talk shop from just outside the venue. Hit the play button here to join in on the fun -- we'll be chatti...

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On the day of Apple's expected iPad announcement, Samsung has confirmed it filed another lawsuit against Apple claiming the iPad 2 and the iPhone 4S infringe on three of its patents. This latest round of litigation was filed in Korea, Samsung's home country. According to the Reuters report, the su...

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Do you have a naked iPad 2? Some people like 'em that way, but if you're realizing that your darlin' needs some clothes, you can't do better than jazzing it up with a Fieldfolio case. Of the many book-type folio cases I've reviewed over the years, the Fieldfolio for iPad 2 (US$69.95) is one of my ...

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When DigiTimes reports Apple rumors, I usually ignore them. Today's rumor that Apple will produce a cheaper 8 GB iPad 2 aimed at enterprise usage was just too silly to ignore. According to DigiTimes, "In addition to iPad 3, Apple is also expected to unveil an 8GB iPad 2, allowing the tablet P...

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Pretty much all signs point to the arrival of a new iPad in the very near future -- in fact, more specific reports have the tablet getting the official unveil next week. With that in mind, it certainly makes sense that a store like Best Buy would be taking the last gen product off its displays. Th...

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