Apple announced its new iPad 3 today. Here’s how the consumer-targeted model — simply called the Apple iPad — compares to its main competitors spec-wise. Here’s the third gen iPad — better known as the iPad 3 or iPad HD — as it compares to its main competitors, the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet and the Asus Transformer Prime.
Our own Paul Bonner offered up his commentary on the release on launch — he says no one needs this tablet and that it’s Steve Job’s last great marketing trick. And here’s a video retrospective of Apple iPad development — and mobile computing all the way back to the Apple Newton — over the years. Managing editor Jeremy Lesniak contributed to this story.
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