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iPad Retina Display backlight key heat culprit claims expert

iPad Retina Display backlight key heat culprit claims expert

Apple's new iPad heat issues are likely a side-effect of the increased backlighting for the Retina Display, according to one screen expert, though Apple itself maintains the toasty tablet is still within operating limits. The nature of the 2048 x 1536 panel and the 2.5x stronger backlighting needed to illuminate it are probably the key cause of heat, DisplayMate's Raymond Soniera told CNET, with both the LEDs themselves and the extra strain on the battery contributing to the warmth.

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iPad Retina Display squashes rivals (but it’s not perfect)

iPad Retina Display squashes rivals (but it’s not perfect)

The new iPad's Retina Display comfortably out-performs the displays on the current crop of tablets and smartphones, according to new research, though there remains room for improvement in battery life, brightness and more. The third-gen iPad's 2048 x 1536 panel bests rivals for sharpness, color saturation and accuracy, picture quality, and gray scale, according to DisplayMate's testing, and in fact outperforms the screens on most HDTVs, notebooks and monitors. However, it's not all good news.

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Apple’s new iPad screen gets compared to iPad 2 under a microscope

Apple’s new iPad screen gets compared to iPad 2 under a microscope

There's no doubt in anyone's mind that the new iPad has a display that puts every other tablet to shame. But if you're interested in seeing what is perhaps the most vivid representation of just how much more advanced it is than the iPad 2's display, you'll need a microscope. Luckily, even if you don't have one, someone else has taken the trouble to do the comparison.

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Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD Retina Quality Review

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD Retina Quality Review

This update to the racing game series that's captivated the mobile gaming audience on Apple products for over a year now delivers an enhanced version of episode 6 with Retina-quality graphics and tweaks that'll give you giggles galore. This game now brings on the same fabulous big-name collection of racing car manufacturers in addition to several new vehicle models like the classic DMC Delorian (the same model you might recognize from the Back to the Future series of films.) There's nothing quite like pretending you're the Doc pummeling down your opponents in a full-on drift through Tokyo's streets on the 2012 iPad, nothing like it in the world.

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Foosball HD Retina Quality Review

Foosball HD Retina Quality Review

The new iPad for 2012 has ushered in a new age of gaming for those developers wishing to stay ahead of the game in their field, and this field-based Foosball game is ready to take that challenge! The challenge of course here on the new iPad (which we've reviewed in full here) is that the full high resolution of the Retina display is made use of. The game Foosball HD is suggested specifically by Apple as a game that the 2012 iPad would be well demonstrated with - it's just that great!

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Infinity Blade II 1.0.3 Retina Quality Review

Infinity Blade II 1.0.3 Retina Quality Review

For both of the newest models of the iPad, Apple has chosen the game series Infinity Blade to show off the most impressive gaming the tablets were capable of - today Infinity Blade II is where it's at for Retina-quality graphics. The iPad 3rd Generation model (which we've Reviewed in full here) is made to work with high definition graphics four times as dense as its predecessor, the iPad 2. Because of this, the makers of Infinity Blade II took it upon themselves to enhance the game accordingly, making the game better than ever and ushering in their upcoming prequel game called Infinity Blade: Dungeons.

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Five of the new iPad’s most hardcore games

Five of the new iPad’s most hardcore games

Those of you purchasing the new iPad from Apple today will be glad to know that developers have already released a set of games that not only make use of your fabulous Retina display, they're set to make full use of that awesome new A5X chip you've got running as well. You'll be making the most of your four GPU cores with a litany of fantastic beasts of games in the future, and already today you'll be set to have hours, days, and weeks of fun with the initial offering for this next generation iPad. Behold the first wave: racing, shooting, and role-playing galore!

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24 Must-Have iPad Retina Display apps for new users

24 Must-Have iPad Retina Display apps for new users

This week the 2012 iPad comes out, the third edition of the ipad with no less than a Retina Display for the sharpest graphics you've ever seen! What we've got here to compliment our full review of the new iPad is a collection of apps developed specifically to make the best use of your newfound power! Each of the apps you see here has been touted by Apple to be perfect for your first day with the new iPad, each of them containing full 2048 x 1536 Retina-quality graphics and awesome optimization for the most up-to-date action!

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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 stock shortage fueled by Sharp display delay

New iPad stock shortage fueled by Sharp display delay

Apple's new iPad will launch using only LG Display and Samsung Retina Display panels this Friday, it's claimed, with Sharp's LCD production unable to meet the Cupertino company's demand. In fact, according to the WSJ's source, Sharp is yet to deliver a single panel to Apple's third-gen iPad production lines, after encountering unforeseen problems meeting the tightly managed hardware requirements in place. Launch-day stock of the new iPad is already constrained, with current online pre-orders listing a 2-3 week delay before delivery can be expected.

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