Apple Issues Invitations for iPad 3 Media Event on March 7

In line with expectations, The Loop reports that Apple today sent out invitations for a media event scheduled for next week Wednesday, March 7. The event will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM Pacific / 1:00 PM Eastern. The tagline on the invitation reads "We have something you really have to see. And touch."

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Image from The Verge

Apple is of course expected to introduce the iPad 3 at the event, with an upgraded Apple TV set-top box also reportedly in the plans. Rumors have also suggested that Apple could show off a new high-definition audio format with "adaptive streaming" that could allow Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match services to send varying qualities of audio files to different devices depending on bandwidth and hardware requirements.

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Top Rated Comments

Themaeds Avatar
119 months ago
Lets not jump to conclusions here boys....this could be a iCalendar revamp.
Score: 181 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Roessnakhan Avatar
119 months ago
Definitely looks higher-res.

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DESNOS Avatar
119 months ago
Where's the home button?

Image (http://i.imgur.com/FHBdY.png)
Landscape orientation.
Its in landscap mode....
Could be landscape?

EDIT: NINJA'D
It's in landscape mode.
Its probably in Landscape mode!
Before anyone freaks out, the iPad could be in landscape orientation. ;)
I'm gonna go ahead and say that it could be in landscape mode.
Score: 90 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Eminemdrdre00 Avatar
119 months ago
Where's the home button?

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maclook Avatar
119 months ago
Score: 67 Votes (Like | Disagree)
3N16MA Avatar
119 months ago
March 7, 2012:

1. Everyone on MR is super hyped for the keynote.

2. Keynote is on and everyone is paying extra attention to the updates.

3. Keynote is over and a few comments of dissapointment are posted.

4. Full out "iPad 3 stinks" and "Apple is doomed" comments flood MR.

5. Heated arguments erupt with future iPad 3 owners defending their purchase and iPad 3 haters calling it a failure.

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6. Several weeks later Apple has a press release stating the iPad 3 has broken first week sales records.

7. Cycle starts again.
Score: 38 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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