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iPad 4 Dominates: Benchmark Tests of iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad mini and iPad 4

How do each of Apple’s iPads stack up? These benchmark tests give a pretty clear indication of the performance of each, including the just-released fourth-generation iPad. You probably notice from the graph above that the iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPad mini have almost identical “overall” performance. Why? Because they’re all based on the A5. [...]

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Tegra 3 vs. A5X – Does it really matter? (via @jkhowland)

I can’t find any hands on reviews that validate Asus’s claim that the Transformer Prime gets 12 hours mobile on a charge. But if the device really has that kind of battery life then Nvidia has stepped it up big time with their chips. For the user this isn’t just about battery, and it’s not [...]

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Apple Announcement: The New iPad with Dual-Core CPU, Quad-Core GPU. Better display without hurting battery

The A5X is a dual core CPU. That should be clear. Expect to hear the whining of ‘disappointed’ tech pundits. Rumor rumblings said it would be either dual-core (and a disappointment) or quad-core. We got both, but the quad-core is for the GPU only. Strait from Apple’s Tech page: Dual-core Apple A5X custom-designed, high-performance, low-power [...]

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iPad 2 Apps That Will Push Its Power

Were you lucky enough to get your hands on a new iPad 2?  If you bought your iPad 2 because of the raw processing and graphics power that it has, or because it has improved speaker quality, then you may want to take a look at some of the following apps.  They will be sure [...]

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Worthwhile iPad 2 Games

One of the coolest things (if not the coolest thing) about the new iPad 2 is the graphics-processing power it has.  Much faster than its predecessor as far as gaming goes, the iPad 2 is a tablet gamer’s delight.  If you just purchased an iPad 2 (or are planning on getting one) there are several [...]

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The iPad 2 Has Guts

Now that the iPad 2 has officially been released and those lucky few who have obtained theirs are in nerdvana, it’s time to take a look at what is under the hood of this new tablet beast.  Lines to buy an iPad 2 are still as long as ever and the iPad 2 is almost [...]

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Apple Strikes Hard With Thunderbolt

No doubt you’ve heard about Apple’s release of their new line of MacBook Pros.  These laptops come brand-new with shiny new features, faster Intel processors, better graphics processing units, and (ohemgee) Thunderbolt! What exactly is Thunderbolt?  Good question.  It is basically a really fast replacement for traditional USB.  How much faster?  About 10 times faster. [...]