Media Report Adds to Speculation About iPad 2 Display

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In an article published Thursday, popular Taiwanese technology news website Digitimes has reported that the new iPad 2 will sport a greatly enhanced screen resolution of 2048 by 1536 compared to a resolution of 1024 by 768 in the current iPad. Digitimes claims to have received this information from upstream component makers involved in the manufacturing of the iPad 2. The Digitimes article also sites previous media reports which claim that the “@2x” icons found in the iBooks app indicate that the iPad 2 will have a screen resolution of 1536 by 800; double the current application’s resolution of 768 by 400. The report adds that the high-end resolution will help application developers design apps which will run in all Apple devices including the iMac. → Read More

Post Steve Jobs – Will Apple’s Innovative Streak Continue ?

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For investment bankers and lay people alike, Steven P. Jobs has been the face of Apple Inc. – the company he co-founded in 1976. In the last decade, Apple has come up with a number of iconic and extremely successful products like the Macintosh, iMac, iBook, iPod and the recently launched iPhone. Apple’s ability to recognize and act on consumer trends coupled with some pretty ingenious innovation has seen it emerge as the world’s most valuable technology company surpassing software behemoth Microsoft early last year. Jobs’ latest medical leave announced this Monday has forced analysts to question whether Apple will retain its market leadership once Jobs is gone. Throughout his longstanding career at Apple, Steve Jobs has been intricately involved with all aspects of product design and development. According to Michael A. Cusumano, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management, “Steve Jobs has this extraordinary ability to see into the future and instinctively see what people want, he’s done that consistently, in a way no one else has.” → Read More