Apple`s press conference today, March 7th

On Apples press conference today, they talked about the following:

iOS upgrade – the upgrade to iOS5.1 will be available  from later tonight. In this update there is support for SIRI to understand some more languages.

iPad – Apple announced that there will be a new iPad.  There has been a lot of rumors about the name, but during the press conference it has been called the new iPad, so we can presume it`s called “new iPad” or just iPad.
It will released for sale 16th of March in the following countries: USA, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France and Japan.
The prices and storage will be the same as iPad2
Screen – 2048 x 1536 pixels. The screen is the same technology that is being used in the iPhone 4 and 4s, called Retina Display.
Processor –  The iPad3 will get Apples own A5x, which is a small ugrade of the processor used in iPhone 4s. The A5x includes a 4-core graphic processor.
Camera – the camera on the back has the same resolution as the one on the iPad2, but with a new camera technology, which makes it possible to film in 1080p
Speech dictation – This is a smaller version of SIRI, that will work as a supplement to keyboard on iPad.
Mobile network – the iPad3 gets an upgrade, so that the new 4G-network can be used (at least in the USA)
Battery time – this will be the same as the iPad2 – 10 hours
Weight – it will weigh a little more then the iPad2

Both iWork and iGarage will get updates to match the new iPad.
iMovie gets a big update as well, with features like “Storyboard” and new editing-tools.
iPhoto will now be available  for iPad, and will be quote Apple: “it`s amazing!” Features: multitouch-editing, professional effects and photobook-functions.

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