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March 7, 2012, 8:05 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 …
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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.
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 …
Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat:
Apple's press conference showed a brand unraveling  —  Apple has long been known for its intense focus on consistent branding and beautiful simplicity.  —  While today's Apple event unveiled a couple new improvements to an expected lineup of products, it also revealed a certain sloppiness …
AppleInsider:
iTunes 10.6 now available with support for 1080p video  —  Support for 1080p video came with the new Apple TV announced on Wednesday, and Apple's iTunes software has also been updated accordingly with version 10.6.  —  iTunes 10.6 is now available for download direct from Apple or via Software Update …

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