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March 7, 2012, 8:35 PM

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Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple's new iPad: 264PPI Retina display, A5X with quad-core graphics, iSight, 5MP camera, 4G LTE, March 16th from $499  —  Apple has today announced its new iPad 3, which comes packing a new high-resolution Retina display.  “Until you see it you can't understand how amazing it is”, said CEO Tim Cook.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Apple new iPad hands-on (update: video!)  —  Here she is — the [iPad HD]!  Er, new iPad.  Breaking away from the numerical tracking system used before (and still used in the iPhone range), Apple has decided to highlight the most major change in its newest slate by simply dubbing it “new.”
William Savona / The Verge:
New iPad vs. the competition: by the numbers  —  Now that the 3rd generation iPad is out, we thought it was time to see how it stacks up against the competition.  Luckily our product database is perfect for that, and we've put together a comparison for you including the iPad 2 …
Larry Dignan / CNET:
Apple's new iPad: Now the company competes with everyone  —  What Tim Cook didn't say—but still clearly implied—is that Apple is now a rival to damn near everyone else in the tech industry.  —  Apple's launch of its latest iPad illustrates how technology's most valuable company in terms …
Joe White / App Advice:
Apple Increases App Download Limit To A Massive 50MBs  —  Apple has just increased its App Store iOS application download size limit from 20 megabytes to a massive 50 megabytes.  —  This is big news.  Previously, when using a cellular data network Apple fans could only download iOS applications …
Brian X. Chen / Bits:
What LTE Means for Apple and the Wireless Industry  —  The new iPad is Apple's first mobile device compatible with the so-called fourth-generation LTE networks.  The introduction of this new feature means more for the future of Apple and the wireless industry than it does for the iPad itself.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget:
Apple TV vs. the new Apple TV (2012): what's changed?  —  The Apple TV might still be a hobby, and thus not the main event at Tim Cook's Apple presentation today, but Apple's participation in the living room has had its fair share of rumors, speculation and dreams.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Apple TV (2012) hands-on!  —  It's not that the new Apple TV wasn't rumored, but still — announcing it here at the new iPad launch?  Bold, Apple.  Really bold.  Looks as if Apple's hobby is now becoming a right-hand man for the iPad, and given the increasing importance placed on AirPlay …
Mat Smith / Engadget:
Apple reveals new 1080p Apple TV: $99, arrives March 16th  —  It looks like we were blind-sided a little by that decidedly iPad-esque invite, because Apple has something more for us — it's just announced the latest iteration of Apple TV and it can do 1080p video.
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat:
Want to pretend your iPhone 4S is 4G?  Just install iOS 5.1  —  If you've been dreaming of having a 4G iPhone, your wish can be granted today... sort of.  —  Coinciding with the launch of its new iPad, Apple has also released iOS 5.1 for existing devices.
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Video of Apple's iPad Media Event Now Available  —  Just half an hour after the end of the event, Apple has already posted video of its third-generation iPad media event to its site.  Among the products announced at the event: - Apple Introduces ‘The New iPad’ with Retina Display, A5X Chip …
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