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New iPad Review

With the announcement and following release of the third-generation iPad, which Apple is simply calling the new iPad, consumers have another choice in tablet computers. Many iPad owners will be upgrading from their iPad 2 to the iPad 3, and anyone who has just entered the market will have to consider the improved features on the iPad 3 before investing in a competitor’s product. The new Apple iPad blows other tablet computers out of the water, including the com,pany’s previous releases. Looks Can Be Deceiving It’s no surprise that the iPad 3 is as sleek as its predecessors. With stately black or white builds and rounded corners, it’s impossible for this tablet to feel clunky. The new iPad retains the contoured aluminum enclosure, which is recyclable, and the entire front is encase in sleek glass. The iPad 3, like all Apple devices, is designed with the environment in mind. The company doesn’t use PVC or mercury in its devices and will accept pre-owned devices for recycling, in exchange for a gift card. Although it might have a similar appearance, the display of the iPad 3 has been turning heads. Apple has labeled its proprietary technology the retina display and it boasts impressive specs. With more than four times the number of pixels as the iPad 2, the new iPad offers crisp and clear pictures. Reading eBooks on this device proves to be no challenge, because text is much clearer. The 2048-by-1536 pixel resolution offers more than 3-million pixels for stunning performance that is impossible not to notice. In fact, the new iPad has a higher pixel-count than some high-definition televisions. The industry will probably see an influx in pixel count on screens thanks to the iPad 3. Photographs look more life-like and brighter than ever before, too. It’s no... Read On

Retrospective of WWDC OSX Lion and the iCloud

With the recent WWDC finally wrapping up, we got a lot of new announcements from Apple. We were shown the new impressive features that are now built into Apple Mac OSX Lion. We were also introduced to a new service called the iCloud. The first major announcement was the developer version of Apple’s Mac OSX Lion. They were finally able to show all of the new features of the operating system. The new OS will support full-screen apps, Multi-Touch gestures, the Mac app store, and it will be optimized for the iCloud. Apple Mac OSX will also have Mission Control. Mission Control combines Expose, Dashboard, and your apps all into one program to allow for complete control over everything. The new operating system will also include Resume and Launchpad. However, the biggest new feature of Mac OSX Lion is the support for the Apple iCloud. The single biggest announcement from this year’s conference was the introduction of the Apple iCloud. The iCloud will redesign how we store and share data. The iCloud will save your apps, music, photos, documents, and anything else. Then it will push that data to all of your other devices. This is great for people who use multiple devices. It will also support using a PC to submit data to the cloud. The iCloud will also allow you to never worry about losing your music again. Once you purchase a song, the song is then saved to the cloud and pushed to all of your devices. Steve Jobs announced that they will be adding a new service called iTunes Match coming this fall. You will be able to trade in any music that you got from anywhere else, and Apple will give you the iTunes copy of it. You will need to pay $24.99 a... Read On

WWDC: Apple’s OS X Lion — it’s all about control – Computerworld Blogs

Some interesting Lion insights… – JustiPad http://blogs.computerworld.com/18444/wwdc_apple_s_os_x_lion_its_all_about_control Read On