Thicker iPad 3 Coming In March, Redesigned iPhone 5 Next Summer

The group at iLounge cite a reliable source who has provided details on Apple's product plans for 2012 as it relates to the iPad 3, iPhone 5 and also the upcoming MacBook Pro.The iPad 3 will be 0.7mm thicker than the current iPad 2, this to make room for the twin light bar system needed to provide for a retina display. This new model could be announced as early as January for a March release, which has been the traditional iPad release cycle. This jives with an earlier report from DigiTimes which had Apple leaning towards the dual-bar BLU for the next generation iPad.As for the next iPhone, likely the called the iPhone 5, it will not use the teardrop-shaped design that had been rumored. It will see a new larger 4-inch display and … [Read more...]