A camera you can sit on
A camera you can sit on
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A camera you can sit on

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IT'S THURSDAY, MARCH 3. I'M MARK LICEA, AND IT'S TIME TO GET LOADED. * THE IPAD 2 WAS UNVEILED IN SAN FRANCISCO YESTERDAY, THE NEW TABLET HAS A FASTER DUAL-CORE PROCESSOR WHICH APPLE SAYS DOUBLES THE CPU PERFORMANCE AND MAKES GRAPHICS SPEED 9 TIMES FASTER USING THE SAME AMOUNT OF POWER AS THE FIRST IPAD. IT'S ALSO THINNER THAN THE PREVIOUS MODEL AND WORKS ON BOTH AT&T AND VERIZON'S 3G NETWORKS. IT ALSO COMES WITH 2 CAMERAS; THE REAR CAMERA SHOOTS 720P QUALITY, AND THE FRONT IS VGA QUALITY. THE NEW IOS 4.3 SOFTWARE WILL ALSO ALLOW FOR WIRELESS SYNCHING. NO RETINA DISPLAY, AND NO SD OR USB SLOT THOUGH. THE IPAD TWO WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MARCH 11TH WITH MODELS STARTING AT 499. SAMS CLUB BEST BUY AND WALMART WILL ALSO GET THE DEVICE AT LAUNCH THE COMPANY ALSO DEMOED A NEAT ACCESSORY CALLED THE SMART COVER THAT STICKS TO THE TABLET. THE IPAD 2 WAKES UP WHEN THE SMART COVER IS OPENED, AND GOES TO SLEEP WHEN IT'S CLOSED. THE COMPANY ALSO DEMOED APPLES NEW IMOVIE AND GARAGEBAND APPS." * IN OTHER TABLET NEWS RUMOR IS THAT RIM WILL BE LAUNCHING THEIR BLACKBERRY PLAYBOOK TABLET ON APRIL 10TH. OTHER DETAILS ARE LIMITED BUT THE BOY GENIUS REPORT SAYS THE DEVICE IS GETTING A NEW OS UPDATE RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX WHERE OWNERS WILL BE PROMPTED TO UPGRADE AS SOON AS THE PLAYBOOK BOOTS UP. * THE NINTENDO 3DS WILL STREAM NETFLIX. NINTENDO ANNOUNCED THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE HANDHELD, AND ALSO TEASED A NEW SUPER MARIO 3D GAME THAT IS COMING TO THE 3DS. THE COMPANY ALSO ANNOUNCED A MASSIVE UPDATE IN MAY THAT WILL LET GAMERS DOWNLOAD CLASSIC TITLES FROM THE OLD HANDHELDS LIKE THE GAME BOY, AND GAME GEAR FROM NINTENDO'S ESHOP. THE 3DS COMES OUT IN THE STATES ON MARCH 27TH FOR 250 DOLLARS. * GOOGLE DOCS NOW SUPPORTS EDITING IN 45 DIFFERENT LANGUAGES ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE.�  THE COMPANY UNVEILED MOBILE EDITING IN DOCS IN NOVEMBER, AND NOW YOU CAN FINE TUNE YOUR FRENCH TERM PAPER ON THE GO. TO EDIT FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE YOU'LL NEED ANDROID FROYO 2.2 OR IOS 3.0 OR HIGHER. * THERE ARE A FEW RUGGED CAMERAS OUT THERE, BUT THE OLYMPUS TOUGH TG-810 IS CRUSHPROOF UP TO 220 LBS. YOU CAN SIT ON IT AND TRY TO CRUSH IT BUT OLYMPUS SAYS IT'LL BE FINE. IT'S ALSO WATERPROOF UP TO 33 FEET, SHOCKPROOF, MEANING YOU CAN DROP IT FROM UP TO 6.6 FEET, AND FREEZEPROOF AS LOW AS 14 DEGREES FARENHEIT. IT ALSO HAS A 14 MEGAPIXEL SENSOR, SHOOTS 720P VIDEO, HAS AN HDMI OUT, AND ALSO COMES WITH 3D AND UNDERWATER SHOOTING MODES. THE TOUGH CAM WILL BE OUT ON APRIL 11TH FOR 400 DOLLARS. * THAT IS YOUR NEWS FOR THE DAY. SEE YOU TOMORROW. I'M MARK LICEA FOR CNET AND YOU'VE JUST BEEN LOADED.

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