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5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes

Will Apple's 5th-generation iPad be a bore or have innovations galore? We'd like to see five rumors come true.
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Each iPad upgrade has gotten a new processor, and the 5th-gen model should get one, too. But which Apple-designed system-on-chip (SoC) can we expect? The 4th-gen iPad has the A6X, a 1.4-GHz, dual-core CPU with a quad-core graphics processing unit (GPU). However, given the bad blood between Apple and Samsung, which manufactures the 32-nanometer (nm) A6X, changes might be in store.

Earlier this month, the Korea Times reported that Apple might ditch Samsung and go with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as the builder of its upcoming A7 processors. Taiwanese media have reported similar claims as well.

However, KGI Securities' Kuo says Apple will stay with Samsung for the new A7X, reports MacRumors.

Source: Wikipedia.]

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Greg Dove
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Greg Dove,
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4/26/2013 | 12:51:03 AM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
GPS, GPS GPS; GPS in the wifi model
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4/26/2013 | 5:56:08 PM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
On each page of this article: click More, read, scroll down to see the full photo and all the text, scroll up to see the top and then click > .... I give up.
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4/26/2013 | 8:52:32 PM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
It is now the second quarter of the new year.

Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link." How's that working out for you so far?

On my side of the fence, as Client/customer, You aren't doing well at all. Nearly every issue, you violate me with one of your Slide Show articles.

Please, re-examine your priorities. You do know how to do it - 'View as Single Page' link. Iit just isn't that hard and speaks volumes about your respect and concern for your Client / Customers.

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4/27/2013 | 1:03:49 AM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
My 5 wishes for iPad 5 are:
-9.7 inch multi-touch IGZO display with Retina Display Plus

-1.8 GHz, Quad-core Apple A7

-2-megapixel FaceTime front camera with Full HD 1080p video recording

-8-megapixel iSight rear camera with Full HD 1080p video recording

-Dual-band near field communication (NFC)
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Turingtest,
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4/27/2013 | 4:11:00 AM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
It's all about generating more page views.
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Guest,
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4/27/2013 | 12:33:50 PM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
My 5 wishes for iPad 5 are
-9.7-inch LED backlir multi-touch display with Sharp's IGZO display technology and Retina Display
-1.8 GHz quad-core Apple A7
-Magnetic connector for iPad QWERTY keyboard cover
-8-megapixel iSight rear camera with full HD 1080p video recording
-dual band near field communication (NFC)
gamerscul9870
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gamerscul9870,
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4/27/2013 | 12:52:29 PM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
Excuse me, but why does the weight matter to you? Why on earth would this make the camera clumsy, maybe it's b/c you're a whimp and can't even lift ond! iPads ar never heavy!! GOT IT!
Zman7
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Zman7,
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4/27/2013 | 3:00:07 PM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
How about a useful case instead of a thinner one? The first thing everyone has to do is buy another case because the one from Apple is so fragile. It's also smooth which makes it slippery and vulnerable to being dropped.

For marketing purposes it should be ZOGI. Come up with a little ZOGI animal as a logo. IGZO is unnatural.

Do they factor in price with the sales figures? I think a lot of people buy the mini because it is cheaper. I think people would buy the full size iPad over the mini if the price were the same. I've heard people say "Look, this one is over a hundred dollars cheaper" but have never heard "I like this one because it's smaller and displays a smaller picture."

Software - how about a real file manager? Also, admit that there is a real world out there and make your browser compatible with it?
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4/28/2013 | 12:06:25 AM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
My 5 wishes for iPad 5 are:
-9.7 inch multi-touch display with IGZO-powered Retina Display
-1.8 GHz, Quad-core Apple A7
-Magnetic connector (it will work for iPad QWERTY keyboard cover, charging via Lightning connector through iPad QWERTY keyboard cover to iPad system)
-8-megapixel iSight rear camera with Full HD 1080p video recording
-Dual-band near field communication (NFC) for iWallet service
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4/28/2013 | 7:22:42 AM
re: 5 Apple iPad 5 Wishes
My 5 wishes for iPad 5 are:
-9.7 inch multi-touch display with IGZO-powered Retina Display
-1.8 GHz, Quad-core Apple A7
-Magnetic connector (compatible for iPad QWERTY keyboard cover, charging via Lightning connector through iPad QWERTY keyboard cover to iPad system)
-8-megapixel iSight rear camera with Full HD 1080p video recording
-Dual-band near field communication (NFC) for iWallet service
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