PowerPage Podcast Episode 155 - iPad 3 starts to get real

PowerPage Podcast Episode 155 - iPad 3 starts to get real

Summary: In this episode we discuss the iPad 3 event on March 7 and how iPad apps like Photoshop Touch signal the maturing of the platform. And of course, we play "What's on your Mac."

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Episode 155 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (36.2 MB, AAC).

Panel: Jason O'Grady and Rob Parker

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In this epsiode we discuss the iPad 3 event on March 7 and how iPad apps like Photoshop Touch signal the maturing of the platform. And of course, we play "What's on your Mac?"

Some of the things that we discuss:

What else could Apple announce on March 7? (some possibilities)

  • Totally revamped iTunes Store
  • AppleTV with 1080p
  • Movie downloads and rentals in 1080p
  • Smaller 8-inch iPad

An iPad 3 'Retina Display' Comparison Graphic gives some perspective to how spacious the iPad 3's rumored 2048 x 1536 display is compared to a 1920 x 1080 Blu-Ray and the 1024 x 768 panel in the iPad and iPad 2. (Courtesy: MacRumors)

Just for the record, the iPad 3's retina display will be four times the resolution of the iPad 2 -- not "twice!" (3,145,728 pixels vs. 786,432)

The Best Time to Sell Your iPad 2 Is Now details the price decline of the original iPad after the iPad 2 was announced. (Courtesy: Mainstreet.com)

iPad software is starting to mature, witness:

Here's what's on our Macs (and iOS devices):

Jason

Rob

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Topics: iPad, Apple, Hardware, Mobility

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  • So what is the link

    So what is the link to the site that has the 130+ iOS features?
    matt@...
  • Cult of Mac links

    http://www.cultofmac.com/149375/what-apples-ipad-3-event-invite-really-really-means-image/

    http://www.cultofmac.com/149413/a-thoughtful-analysis-of-the-ipad-3-invitation-image/
    dasilvagm