Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [AI] Apple kills fall iPad 3 rumors by calling 2011 "Year of iPad 2"
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[AI] Apple kills fall iPad 3 rumors by calling 2011 "Year of iPad 2"

post #1 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Apple has grounded speculation of a fall release of "iPad 3," focusing its marketing message on the iPad 2 it will soon offer for sale by calling 2011 "the year of iPad 2."

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...of_ipad_2.html

Was surprised people were still asking about iPad 3 after Apple's mainevent headline - 2011: Year of the iPad 2.
 
Gaming Rig
(15 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel 3.06 GHz C2D Radeon HD4670 12GB 1067MHz DDR3 1TB 7200RPM 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
8x SuperDrive Air Air OS X 10.7.2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" 2560 x 1440 LED Wireless BT 310W PSU Aluminum Enclosure 
MouseMouse Pad
Magic Mouse None 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Maximus Formula NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 G.Skill 2x4GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
3x 500GB WD  Lite-On Air Windows 7 x64 HP 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Gateway 24" 1900x1200 Razr Lycosa Corsair 750M Antec P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razr DeathAdder Razr eXactMat Creative X-Fi Titanium 
  hide details  
Reply
 
Gaming Rig
(15 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Intel 3.06 GHz C2D Radeon HD4670 12GB 1067MHz DDR3 1TB 7200RPM 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
8x SuperDrive Air Air OS X 10.7.2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" 2560 x 1440 LED Wireless BT 310W PSU Aluminum Enclosure 
MouseMouse Pad
Magic Mouse None 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Maximus Formula NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 G.Skill 2x4GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
3x 500GB WD  Lite-On Air Windows 7 x64 HP 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Gateway 24" 1900x1200 Razr Lycosa Corsair 750M Antec P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razr DeathAdder Razr eXactMat Creative X-Fi Titanium 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 31
Purpleannex
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Z68 Extreme4gen3 Gainward GTX 470 @ 740Mhz 8GB Mushkin Blackline LV (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz 9... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
128GB Crucial M225 SSD 2 x 500gb 500GbB samsung 500GbB samsung Samsung SH-B083L 8x BD Combo 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64-bit LG W2486L LED 24" 1080p Antech True power new 750W FT-02 B-W 
  hide details  
Reply
Purpleannex
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Z68 Extreme4gen3 Gainward GTX 470 @ 740Mhz 8GB Mushkin Blackline LV (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz 9... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
128GB Crucial M225 SSD 2 x 500gb 500GbB samsung 500GbB samsung Samsung SH-B083L 8x BD Combo 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Windows 7 64-bit LG W2486L LED 24" 1080p Antech True power new 750W FT-02 B-W 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 31
Actually,

Doesn't the ipad 2 kill every other tablet out there in terms of overall specs?

I'm slowly starting to lean towards getting a tablet, but...
  1. It would never be Apple.
  2. It can't be worse than an Apple device.
Dostya
(13 items)
 
  
Reply
Dostya
(13 items)
 
  
Reply
post #4 of 31
Until a good tablet is under 300 bucks I'm not going to touch it
Singularity
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 6700K ASUS Z170-Deluxe GTX 770 SLI 6 GB Corsair Dominator GT @ 1600 MHz 7-7-7-20 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force LX Corsair Hydro Series H110i GTX Windows 10 Home Premium 3 x ASUS VX279Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Corsair RM850i Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 Corsair Sabre RGB 
  hide details  
Reply
Singularity
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 6700K ASUS Z170-Deluxe GTX 770 SLI 6 GB Corsair Dominator GT @ 1600 MHz 7-7-7-20 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Corsair Force LX Corsair Hydro Series H110i GTX Windows 10 Home Premium 3 x ASUS VX279Q 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Corsair RM850i Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 Corsair Sabre RGB 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 31
Tried out all the tablets on the market besides the new iPad 2 and the Xoom.

I must say, the iPad, when jailbroken and running homebrew, is better and smoother than any other tablet I've tested.



Haters gonna' Hate.
post #6 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by MeeMoo220 View Post
Tried out all the tablets on the market besides the new iPad 2 and the Xoom.

I must say, the iPad, when jailbroken and running homebrew, is better and smoother than any other tablet I've tested.



Haters gonna' Hate.
A rooted XOOM probaly will kill a iPad, unless Apple can make something that is more powerful than nividia's tegra 2 and 3 that is coming up.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k 4.8 Ghz ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 atx MSI 660ti SLI Corsair Vengeance 1866mHz 16Gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Mx200 250 GB, 1TB WD Black Corsair H80  Win7 Home Premium Corsair 850HX 
Case
Carbide 400R 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 3570k 4.8 Ghz ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 atx MSI 660ti SLI Corsair Vengeance 1866mHz 16Gb 
Hard DriveCoolingOSPower
Mx200 250 GB, 1TB WD Black Corsair H80  Win7 Home Premium Corsair 850HX 
Case
Carbide 400R 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by codejunki View Post
A rooted XOOM probaly will kill a iPad, unless Apple can make something that is more powerful than nividia's tegra 2 and 3 that is coming up.
I don't know about CPU performance, which I imagine will be similar but I think the iPad 2's got it on GPU performance. I read the Tegra 2 is 2.5x faster than the iPad (SGX535) but the iPad 2's GPU (SGX543MP2 I believe) is supposed to be up to 9x faster than iPad 1.

Can't wait to see some real benchmarks/tests...!
Kasuf
(9 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 6600K ASRock Z170 Pro4 ASUS Radeon RX 480 ROG Strix Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 3000MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorPower
Samsung 850 EVO Noctua NH-D15 LG 34" Ultrawide (LG34UC98) Corsair HX750i 
Case
Silverstone FT05B-W 
  hide details  
Reply
Kasuf
(9 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 6600K ASRock Z170 Pro4 ASUS Radeon RX 480 ROG Strix Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB 3000MHz 
Hard DriveCoolingMonitorPower
Samsung 850 EVO Noctua NH-D15 LG 34" Ultrawide (LG34UC98) Corsair HX750i 
Case
Silverstone FT05B-W 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 31
This is news?



Quote:
Originally Posted by codejunki View Post
A rooted XOOM probaly will kill a iPad, unless Apple can make something that is more powerful than nividia's tegra 2 and 3 that is coming up.
Platforms with less than 100 apps are a useful way to spend money: yes/no? Other makers may have more powerful CPUs and clunkier cases, but the Apps are what make the device useful.
post #9 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa View Post
This is news?.
\\


this
post #10 of 31
And yet, I still have no idea what a tablet is used for
...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 955 C2 MSI 790FX-GD70 GTX570 Phantom 4 GB Patriot 1600 7-7-7-20 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 1TB Does anyone care? Windows 7 64bit Dell SP2309W 
PowerCase
Corsair HX850W Lian Li PC-A05N 
  hide details  
Reply
...
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 955 C2 MSI 790FX-GD70 GTX570 Phantom 4 GB Patriot 1600 7-7-7-20 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung F3 1TB Does anyone care? Windows 7 64bit Dell SP2309W 
PowerCase
Corsair HX850W Lian Li PC-A05N 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [AI] Apple kills fall iPad 3 rumors by calling 2011 "Year of iPad 2"