“When Tim Cook takes the stage tomorrow in San Francisco, a new iPad apparently won’t be the only product announced. As we reported last week, a new Apple TV model is expected to arrive alongside the higher-resolution iPad update,” Joshua Topolsky reports for The Verge. “We’re told that the forthcoming Apple TV (the product is said to likely carry the same name as its predecessor) will have 1080p capabilities, and will work in conjunction with the iPad and other Apple devices to deliver new video streaming / mirroring functionality (which will also fall inline with new Mountain Lion features).”
“According to sources familiar with the matter, Apple will update both the new Apple TV and the iPad 3 (or iPad HD, a name we first unearthed last year) not with the rumored, quad-core A6 system-on-a-chip, but rather the A5X, a dual-core SoC said to have a more powerful GPU,” Topolsky reports. “From what we’re hearing, it’s basically an A5 on steroids.”
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MacDailyNews Note: We’ll know for sure starting at 10am PT / 1pm ET tomorrow. As usual, we plan to have live coverage of Apple’s special event. We’ll our live coverage page up – along with links to other live coverage around the Web – before noon tomorrow.
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