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A sell-out iPad would’ve been an Apple failure

A sell-out iPad would’ve been an Apple failure

Apple's three million new iPad sales in the opening weekend are impressive but not particularly surprising; what the company has really demonstrated with the third-generation tablet isn't that it can create a coveted product, but that it can now deliver in bulk. Stock shortages have plagued Apple launches since the original iPhone, the company seemingly unable to meet demand for its high-profile phones and tablets. In fact, it's become a measure of success for stores to sell out and lines to snake outside for days and weeks as would-be owners queue desperately for the rationed hardware. Still, while "sell-out success" makes for good press hyperbole, turning customers away empty-handed isn't best for business. With the new iPad, though, Apple showed that the supply chain just got serious.

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iPad arrives at US Apple Stores

iPad arrives at US Apple Stores

Apple Stores in the US have begun selling the new iPad, with doors opening at 8am Eastern as North America wakes up to the coveted third-generation tablet. Sales already began in Australia and the UK several hours back, with queues for the slate starting as much as a week ago, and with online pre-order delays now stretching to 2-3 weeks in-store demand across the US is tipped to be high.

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New iPad Jailbreaking already being explored

New iPad Jailbreaking already being explored

The new iPad may only have gone on sale hours ago, but already iOS hacking minds have turned to jailbreaking the third-generation slate, with several routes apparently showing promise. Apple's new tablet is, running iOS 5.1, likely to be susceptible to the same early hacks as identified four months ago, according to the iPhone Dev Team, though there are other methods already in the wild.

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The new iPad Review Round-Up

The new iPad Review Round-Up

The results are in, and now that we're less than 24 hours away from the launch of the 2012 edition of the iPad, the tech world has its hands-on say if and how Apple's newest slate trumps the competition. We've got our own review up as well as the mixed opinions from across the web - in general the consensus has been that if you're in the market for an iPad, it is as it's always been: the older model may be cheaper, but the newest model is worth the extra cash. That and the fact that Apple is preparing their content for the much more high definition world of the new iPad's Retina quality display should have you reeling all night long.

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New iPad Review (3rd Gen)

New iPad Review (3rd Gen)

Apple's new iPad arrives to more than its fair share of expectations. The third generation tablet follows models that first created and then accelerated the consumer slate experience, and all eyes are on the new iPad to see whether it can keep up the momentum. Those eyes will have plenty to reward them, too: the biggest change to the new iPad is its incredibly detailed Retina Display. Pre-orders are through the roof, and queues outside Apple Stores began a week ahead of sales starting: there's no doubting interest is high, but does the new iPad live up to expectations? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Carrier slashes new iPad price for data addicts

Carrier slashes new iPad price for data addicts

UK carrier Three is offering a new iPad for as little as £99 ($155), with new subsidies on the third-generation Apple tablet for those willing to eschew month-to-month data plans. Inking a two-year agreement nets you 15GB of data per month on Three's HSPA+ network, with a 16GB new iPad for £99 on a £29 ($45) per month plan or for £159 ($249) on £25 ($39) per month plan.

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Long wait ahead for new iPad orders

Long wait ahead for new iPad orders

Apple's launch-day stock of the new iPad has been extinguished, with all ten of the March 16 launch countries now warning of 2-3 week delays for new online orders. Availability of the third-generation tablet had been tight almost from the beginning, with demand quickly outstripping supply of certain models, but now all versions - WiFi-only and 3G/4G - are expected to only ship at the end of March or the beginning of April.

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RadioShack begins new iPad in-store pre-orders

RadioShack begins new iPad in-store pre-orders

RadioShack has begun accepting pre-orders for the new iPad, making it the first company other than Apple to start selling the third-generation tablet, previously referred to as the iPad 3 or iPad HD. The device was unveiled yesterday and is set to launch on March 16 with optional 4G LTE connectivity through Verizon and AT&T.

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New iPad supplies already growing tight

New iPad supplies already growing tight

Supplies of Apple's new iPad have already begun to shrink, with strong pre-order demand for the third-generation tablet already leaving some AT&T 4G models out of stock for March 16 delivery. Only put up for pre-order less than 24 hours ago, the white 16GB and 64GB AT&T versions of Apple's new tablet are now showing March 19 delivery, the Monday after the Friday on which first units are expected to begin reaching buyers.

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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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