Apple has claimed that its decision to drop the numerical naming regime for the new iPad was due to the fact it doesn't want to become predictable.
Apple's iPad 3 launch event is just two hours away but there's still time for a few last minute rumours – there's always time for a few last minute rumours.
OpinionI had an odd dream last night. I was sitting in the auditorium, expectantly waiting for Tim Cook to grace the stage with his presence to launch the new iPad, when I realised it was already in my hands and I was playing 'Snake' from an old Nokia phone on it.
The iPad 3, or iPad HD, will be the first Apple mobile device to pack 1GB of RAM, according to an iOS hacker.
ExclusiveSky has told TechRadar that, while it hasn't been clued on what technology will included in the new iPad 3 / iPad HD, it's working on making sure its apps are compatible.
The iPad HD or iPad 3 or iPad 2S or whatever it may prove to be might be setting the internet's heart aflutter but there may be more to Apple's announcement tomorrow given that 98% of US retailers are now out of stock of the Apple TV box.
News in BriefAhh, Tuesday. It's the calm before the iPad HD storm, so we've unshackled Marc from his desk and sent him off on a jolly. But it's okay, the rest of us have skimmed milk, questionable sweets and a jaffa cake between us to keep us going until his return.
More rumours have surfaced suggesting that we will see the iPad HD at Apple's press conference on Wednesday, not the iPad 3.
CES is usually good for a few laughs and this year we are pleased to bring you the wonderful rumour that the iPad 3 is doing the rounds at the Las Vegas convention centre.