Archive for March, 2012

LunchCast – Apples announcements

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
  • Ipad – PCU – Personal Computer Units
  • Great for Email, web surfing, e-reading, gaming
  • Current Apple stock price is $542 a share
  • Tweeting is great on the iPad
  • Redifining the category that Apple created
  • Photo does not show home button… Button is still there
  • Retina Display 2048×1536 resolution.  3.1 million pixels
  • 264 ppi, 10 inch screen, expected to be held at 15 inches away.
  • 44% better color saturation
  • A5x quad-core graphics designed for Retina display
  • iSight camera
  • 5-megapixel backside iluminated sensor, 5-element lense, ir filter and ISP built into the A5x chip
  • Auto-exposure, auto-focus and white balance, face detection
  • HD video recording 1080p, temporal noise reduction
  • Software stabilization
  • Voice dictation
  • New button on keyboard, its a microphone
  • 4g LTE
  • iPad 2 has 3.1mbps on EV-DO, 7.2 on HSPA
  • AT&T LTE
  • Verizon LTE
  • 3G world wide roaming coverage
  • iPad can also be a hotspot if the carrier supports it
  • Battery life: 10 hours, 9 hours on 4g!
  • 9.4mm thin, 1.4 lbs
  • $499 for 16gb wifi, $599, $699
  • $629,$729, $829
  • Available March 16th, pre-orders start today
  • namco demo – Flight simulator – Sky Gamblers – Launches later this month
  • Autodesk – Sketchbook Ink – Chris Cheung – Available April
  • EPIC games – Infinity Blade
  • iWork – $9.99 each, free upgrade if already owned
  • Garage Band now has Smart Strings, a Note editor
  • iMovie updated
  • iPhoto for iPad – edit and display of photos updated
  • New gestures, effects – Brushes, Photo Beaming, Photo Journals
  • App is able to support up to 19 megapixel photos
  • Geotags also have a weather icon to tell what the weather was like when the photo was taken
  • iPad 2 is now $399 for 16gb wifi only
  • The new iPad – Current name…
  • Apple Tv available March 16th $99
  • Apple Tv 1080p support
  • Itunes playlist from iCloud
  • Photos are pushed directly, from your phone automatically
  • Third party apps are easier to get to

LunchCast – Apple makes it big announcement today

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Will it be a new iPad, iPod touch ?  Talk about a 7″ screen, higher resolution screen, better video camera.  Will it be priced to sell?  Will the iPad 2 drop in price like the iPad 1 did?

Possible names are iPad 3, iPhone 5, iTouch

Be sure and check back later to find out.

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