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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 6, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 6, 2012

This morning we're getting geared up for the iPad HD reveal -- what's that you say? It's still over 24 hours away? It certainly seems like it's falling down directly upon our heads with all the information being jammed out from so-called sources close to the matter and such, so it'll be a blessing upon our hearts when the actual device is revealed at tomorrow's iPad 3 event. We'll be there live, if you did not know already, and you can catch all the liveblog action at http://live.slashgear.com/ at 10AM PST sharp! Meanwhile let's talk about that product some more - first with the iPad HD "confirmation" then with the iPad mini 7.1-inch unit - guess which one is more likely to be real.

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iPad HD demand surges as reveal nears

iPad HD demand surges as reveal nears

The lure of the iPad HD means almost a third of mobile web users fully intend to buy the third-gen Apple tablet, despite there being no confirmed specifications or pricing for the new slate, according to market researchers. 29-percent of those surveyed told mobile ad network inMobi they intended to grab the iPad 3/iPad HD when it launches, while 65-percent would also consider a cut-price iPad 2 instead if the numbers were right.

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iPad mini to be 7.1-inches claims insider

iPad mini to be 7.1-inches claims insider

With iPad HD speculation pulling together ahead of Wednesday's Apple event, rumors around the tipped "iPad mini" continue to fizz in the background ahead of the smaller slates expected Q3 2012 launch. Although talk of a 7.85-inch display has proliferated in recent months, Apple's order book is supposedly for 7.1-inch panels according to VentureBeat's trusted sources, as the company "is particularly keen on taking back ground from the Kindle Fire."

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iPad HD tipped as third-generation iPad

iPad HD tipped as third-generation iPad

This Wednesday we'll be at an event held by Apple which will undoubtedly play host to the next generation tablet computer from the giant that defined the genre. This third generation tablet from Apple has been tipped to be called the iPad HD by a reliable source speaking with Mashable's Chris Taylor, this name coming in what at first may seem in sharp contrast to the most popular nickname for the device thus far: iPad 3. This situation is so similar to what happened with the release of the newest iPhone that it seems almost inevitable that the iPad HD name will have to stick - it just works.

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iPad, iPhone assembly lines to get X-ray inspections

iPad, iPhone assembly lines to get X-ray inspections

Apple's long-time iPad and iPhone manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is adding X-ray inspection to its assembly lines. Citing a source with first-hand knowledge of the new development, CNET reports that Foxconn has begun purchasing these X-ray machines in "unprecedented quantities." However, it's unclear whether this means the company is attempting to reduce labor costs or trying to cut back on rising production defects.

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iPad 3 Pre-Announcement Rundown

iPad 3 Pre-Announcement Rundown

The time is nigh for the announcement of Apple's next big product, and chances are it's an iPad 3, iPad HD, or iPad 2S - have a look with us at all the information that's been tipped on this product thus far. Here we sit less than 2 days before the next Apple press event which we'll of course be attending and liveblogging to you as the information all comes down - and we've got so much information already! Of course none of the rumors, tips, or leaks have been verified by Apple, nor can any of them be truly confirmed until the big A lets their lips loose in reality, but let's make some educated guesses based on sources close to the action, shall we?

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Apple iPad 3 Live Blog Reminder: we’ll be there!

Apple iPad 3 Live Blog Reminder: we’ll be there!

On the 7th of March, that's this Wednesday, we'll be liveblogging the newest Apple event which will almost certainly play host to the newest iPad, be it the iPad 3, iPad HD , or iPad 2S! This new device will likely be the same size as the model we're familiar with at the moment, but will almost certainly have a much higher resolution display at 2048 x 1536, this seeming to be corroborated by Apple's tagline for the event "We have something you really have to see." This event will start at 10AM PST in San Francisco and you'll be able to see all the action in our liveblog portal as well as in the SlashGear main news feed!

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iPad 3 named iPad HD in parts listing

iPad 3 named iPad HD in parts listing

Apple's much hyped iPad 3 may actually be named the iPad HD, according to parts listings from iPad accessories manufacturer Griffin. Despite Apple's simple approach towards device names, it's never been an easy task guessing what the company's next hot product will be called and the next-gen iPad is no exception. We've definitely heard of the iPad HD name before when rumors first spread about the upgrade to a Retina-like HD display.

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Apple Hints At iPhone 5 In September?

Apple Hints At iPhone 5 In September?

Apple's quarterly earnings call today was a record setter for the company with revenue at a whopping $28.57 billion. But during the guidance for next quarter, the company may have hinted at the next-gen iPhone rumored to arrive sometime in September. Apple's Chief Financial Officer, Peter Oppenheimer, mentioned that the company will undergo a "future product transition" during September that would affect sales estimates that quarter.

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Apple reportedly testing iPad 3 2048 x 1536 displays from LG and Samsung

Apple reportedly testing iPad 3 2048 x 1536 displays from LG and Samsung

Apple is reportedly quality-testing high-resolution displays for a next-gen iPad from Samsung and LG Display, with orders expected to be placed imminently. "Apple's upcoming iPad 3 will feature an improved display to support quad extended graphics (QXGA)" a tipster tells The Korea Times, "a display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels with a 4:3 aspect ratio to provide full high definition (HD) viewing experience." However, contrary to previous rumors, the company reportedly has no interest in OLED-based display technology.

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Amazon Android Tablet Suite Takes Shape

Amazon Android Tablet Suite Takes Shape

The mobile team at Amazon, if there really is such a magical mystical force, will be flipping around in their beds again tonight as more information about the fabled Amazon Android tablets has once again reached our, and now your, ears. First, these tablets will be being released before October of this year, 2011, second, this will not interfere with nor will it replace plans to continue to produce the Kindle. On the contrary, says our source, in fact they mean to work together - whether or not this meant physically, in hardware, or just in the idea that they'd tend to different audiences was unclear.

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