Okay, so Apple has announced the third-generation iPad.
The new iPad has
- retina display (2048-by-1536-pixel resolution at 264 pixels per inch)
- a 5-megapixel camera
- 4G LTE
- A5x processor
Macbooks with Ivy Bridge processors which is almost sure to arrive. Ivy Bridge CPUs from Intel should boost performance and graphics capability on the Macbook Air and Macbook Pro. And because it is more energy efficient, it should also be able to give Macbooks better battery life.
All sorts of news and rumors surround an expected Macbook refresh. Will retina displays be among the coming features?
A 15-inch Macbook Air? It could happen. Retina display on Apple notebooks? Quite possibly. Ivy Bridge processors on the Macbook Pro and the Macbook Air? Most probably.
The following are the top news stories on Mac Mojo.
A February intro and a March 2012 release. Such is the rumor picked up by Cnet from a Japanese Apple blog.
According to the Cnet report, the possible iPad 3 release could have come earlier except that Apple’s factories in China are tied up with the celebration of the Lunar New Year.
More after the jump.
It’s not just updates for the iPhone and the iPad that are getting attention lately. Technology sites have been abuzz with the possible launch of a Macbook Air with a whopping 15-inch screen. New processors with Ivy Bridge processors are also to make an appearance on the next-generation Macbook Air.
Right now, Macbook Air line includes an 11-inch and a 13-inch models; 15-inch screens are only available on Macbook Pros.
As for CPUs, the current Macbook Air’s Sandy Bridge processor from Intel provides great performance while being a great energy saver. But Intel’s Ivy Bridge processor promises to be both faster and smaller than Sandy Bridge. Intel is also touting Ivy Bridge’s graphics and multimedia performance.
So what other features and components can we expect to find on the coming Macbook Air? Read more after the jump.
Rumor has it that Macbooks equipped with Intel’s upcoming Ivy Bridge processors could be out by April 8. Reports from various sources point to Digitimes as the source for a possible release date for Intel’s next generation CPUs using the Ivy Bridge architecture.
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