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More iPad 3 Replacement Parts Begin Circulating as Rumors Ramp Up

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Japanese blog Mac Otakara has purchased some of the early iPad 3 parts that have been circulating at online retailers. These parts come from TVC-Mall which also stocked early iPhone 4S parts in the months before its launch. (via Electronista)

The parts are slightly different than the iPad 2 versions of the same parts, but are otherwise unrevealing.

We track parts supplies of upcoming Apple products as it is typically a sign that Apple has begun or is close to manufacturing their new devices. Parts leaks in the past have accurately predicted features of new devices, though these particular internal parts aren't particularly revealing. Cases and device enclosures are typically the most interesting of the early supplier leaks.

Apple is expected to launch the iPad 3 in early 2012. Reports have suggested a launch anywhere from January to April, with more recent reports suggesting an earlier launch. The iPad 3 will likely carry a high resolution "Retina" display as one of its distinguishing features.

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A charger connection?! When will the excitement END?!?
 
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At least I know my iPad 3 charger is slightly more rounded than my iPad 2 charger.

Grow a pear and post pics of something worth being excited over.

Not you arn.
 
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Gotta love the dramatic music they used in the video. - Looking forward to some real meat to the rumors of what the next iPad will bring.
 
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If this is unrevealing, does It deserves first page?
 
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rosalindavenue

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This is not an original thought (I read it elsewhere on the forum) but Apple should not release (or even announce) the new ones until 3 months after Christmas, or next Christmas sales will suffer the Osborne effect. I bought my iPad 1 around Christmas last year (knowing full well the 2 was around the corner), by the time iPad 2 was announced on March 2 and sold March 11 I felt I'd had the benefit of it long enough that I had not been "cheated." If you announce a new one in January, lots of new owners will feel ripped off (rightly or wrongly, of course).
 
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SandboxGeneral said:
Gotta love the dramatic music they used in the video. - Looking forward to some real meat to the rumors of what the next iPad will bring.

Love the dramatic music. Makes me wonder what picture is gonna come up in the next slide. Then I get disappointed. Lol.
 
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Grow a pear

:D
 
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A charger connection?! When will the excitement END?!?

Exactly. This is getting pathetic. Must be slow Apple news day.
 
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I don't get why anyone would even suspect that Apple would do a complete overhaul of the dock connector.

Why would Apple needlessly destroy its billion dollar ecosystem just for the sake of change?

If anything, Apple would simply add Thunderbolt to the EXISTING dock connector.
 
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Exciting stuff!
 
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ironsienna

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Is it me or the guy that made the video is asking us if the iPad3 connector part in the end is charging?

Thats silly.. It is obviously charging its imaginary hydrogen cell battery using concentrated fart wind.. :p
 
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liquidrumors

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So lame.. I'm the biggest apple freak on the planet but I'm honestly getting sick of the continual speculation and hype over the next product. Would like to see more articles on the use of the products already in the wild. My iPad bores the crap out of me cuz my iPhone does the same thing. Unless the iPad 3 can do something the iPhone can't i could careless to know what the supposed "upgrade" is going to be.
More user and user idea stories and less speculation ********.. <--- Chinese Censorship in Progress
 
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Beware! We may all be disappointed again as it may eventually just be an iPad 2S, instead of iPad 3, with Siri voice recognition...
 
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